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Computer Science (Software Engineering) (MSc)

Course Description


The Master of Science in Software Engineering degree at Maynooth University exposes graduates in Computer Science and related disciplines to the many facets of this complex area – the technical, the methodological, the organizational – so that successful participants will subsequently be able to lead major projects in software engineering in many industrial and commercial sectors.

See the website https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/computer-science/our-courses/msc-computer-science-software-eng

Minimum English language requirements
- IELTS: 6.5 minimum overall score
- TOEFL (Paper based test): 585
- TOEFL (Internet based test): 95
- PTE (Pearson): 62

Maynooth University’s TOEFL code is 8850

Course Structure

Each module is delivered as a series of intensive lectures. Each module also has associated practical work.

Participants submit a dissertation based on a Software Engineering topic. They also complete a work placement in industry (normally with a salary) organised by the University Placement Office.

Course Duration: 2 years overall (1 year full-time taught modules. 6 months dissertation. 6 months work placement)

Career Options

Students are qualified for many jobs in the software industry. Many students gain full-time employment with the company who sponsor their work placement. Past graduates in the Masters programme have been accepted for membership of the IEI. Associate membership (AIEI) has been granted to those graduates with less than 2 years work experience, with Ordinary membership (MIEI) granted after a minimum of 2 full years work experience.

Find out how to apply here https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/computer-science/our-courses/msc-computer-science-software-eng#tabs-apply

Find information on Scholarships here https://www.maynoothuniversity.ie/study-maynooth/postgraduate-studies/fees-funding-scholarships

Visit the Computer Science (Software Engineering) (MSc) page on the Maynooth University website for more details!

Entry Requirements

The following criteria must be fulfilled by students applying for the MSc in Computer Science (Software Engineering): - An honours degree in Computer Science or a related discipline with an average grade of 60% (equivalent to a II.1 from an Irish NFQ Level 8 degree course) or above. Extensive industrial experience may be considered. - English language certificate (for non-native speakers of English only)

Course Fees

EU Tuition Fee: €5,250; International Tuition Fee: €13,500

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