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University of Limerick: Software Engineering

Institution University of Limerick
Department Science and Engineering
Study type Taught


The MSc in Software Engineering includes the application of specialised knowledge and skills to develop different kinds of large, complex software systems. The programme also provides the opportunity to specialise in data analytics, extracting knowledge from large data sets. There is continuous demand for software engineers and data analysts both internationally and nationally. This award will provide an opportunity for students, to gain up-to-date knowledge and skills in software engineering and/or data analytics, including machine learning. The course consists of both a taught component and a project.

To equip graduates with a detailed knowledge of the theories, processes, methods and techniques of building high-quality software in a cost-effective manner.

To equip graduates with the knowledge, techniques and tools needed to analyse large data sets in order to extract valuable knowledge from the data.

To meet industry’s needs for graduates who can evaluate and apply current research in Software Engineering/Data Analytics to practice.

To enhance graduates existing educational base and employment prospects.


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