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Master of Science in Software Development

Programme Code: CR_KSDEV_9
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, ACCS
No. of Semesters:2
NFQ Level:9
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:60
programmeReviewDate:January 2020

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) Demonstrate a mastery of advanced theoretical knowledge and skills relating to the Irish software development industry, which include planning, managing and developing medium to large scale software related projects using the most current design principles and methodologies and technologies.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) Demonstrate an awareness and critical understanding of a wide range of software development technologies and application areas, discuss the strengths and weaknesses of various software development environments, research/apply appropriate methodologies for achieving high quality products.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) Select and apply the most appropriate software development model for a software project, exhibit his/her research capabilities in a number of cutting-edge computing topics, critically evaluate software engineering standards, design and implementation issues in a wide range of areas.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) Independently acquire and assess knowledge in novel and emerging technologies, integrate knowledge of various technologies and software engineering principles to successfully plan and implement a software project.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) Apply software engineering knowledge and skills in a wide range of environments, solve problems in new or unfamiliar contexts.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) Assume the role of Project Manager for medium to large scale software projects, achieve business IT strategies, participate in peer collaboration and evaluation exercises.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) Devise programme to support his/her continuing professional development, independently learn, understand, evaluate and apply new knowledge.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) Act in a manner consistent with the best interests of clients, colleagues and other stakeholders and the general public, maintain integrity and independence in professional judgement.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
COMP9029 Software Engineering
COMP9011 Computing Research & Practice
COMP9002 Advanced Object Technology
Module Code Module Title
COMP9032 Web-Based Systems
COMP9005 Comp Simulation and Modelling
COMP9004 Artificial Intelligence
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
COMP9030 Software Quality
COMP9028 Soft Dev Research Project
Module Code Module Title
COMP9031 Software Security
COMP9024 Real Time Systems
SOFT9011 Parallel Computing
SOFT9007 Human-Computer Interaction
SOFT9017 Software Dev. for the Cloud
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
SOFT8025 Cloud Development Frameworks

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