Software Development

Queen's University Belfast


Course Name Software Development
Course Provider Queen's University Belfast
Course Code 104830 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters at UK Level 7  Comparing Qualifications in the UK and Ireland Queens University Belfast None
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfast
Qualification Letters MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Entry year 2020
Application Date How to Apply
Apply using our online Postgraduate Applications Portal and follow the step-by-step instructions on how to apply.

Applications for this course received after 30th July 2020 may not be accepted. In addition, a deposit will be required to secure a place.
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Duration 3 years part time
Teaching takes place on two evenings per week with approximately 6 to 8 hours of contact time
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Entry Requirements

Normally a 2.2 Honours degree or above, or equivalent qualification acceptable to the University in any discipline excluding Computer Science or other similar Computing degree.

In addition to the above qualification requirements, all a...


Expand+Software Development highlights
This course is also available for part-time study.

Industry Links
•They have also developed a series of Employment and Professional Skills Workshops, which the MSc students can voluntarily attend at regular int...

Course Content

Expand+This MSc is specifically designed for graduates of non-computing disciplines. This part-time option is taught in the evenings and spread over 3 years to allow you to study while in full-time employment. You may already be in the IT sector, but wish g...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The programme has two key parts:

A set of taught modules which build from foundational to advanced topics of software engineering and programming

A substantial individual project.

Year 1:
Software Testing

Year 2:

Assessment Method Each module has its own blend of assessments which cover the full range learning outcomes for the module. This can include:
Computer-based tests
Individual or group projects
Practical programming tests
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Prospects
Employment opportunities in software engineering are excellent, as evidenced through the consistent and continued growth of the software sector. A career within the profession is not only well remunerated but also rewa...

Further Enquiries Mr Aidan McGowan
Lecturer (Education), Postgraduate research student
School of Electronics, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science - Lecturer (Education)
School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work - Postgraduate research student
Phone: +44 (0)28 9097 4935
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