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Computer Science & IT courses

Limerick Institute of Technology

Software Development – Bsc (honours)

  • Duration : 4 Years
  • Intake : Sep
  • Level : Undergraduate
  • Tuition & fees : € 10,250 Per Year
  • IELTS : 5.5
  • TOEFL : 0
  • PTE : 0

About this course

What is the programme about?

Create and design software for computers, internet, smartphones, tablets, and other devices. Examples of software include: Word, PowerPoint, Flight simulators, Bank ATMs, iTunes, Facebook, security encryption, online payment, VLC movie player, Games 

Manage, store, retrieve, and analyse Big Data for multiple types of industries (e.g. Facebook data, YouTube data, Bank details, Flight information etc.)

Learn a variety of languages to help make websites, mobile phones, and computers easy to interact with, such as: Java, C#, PHP, JavaScript, HTML5, SQL

Become an expert in computer programming, web development, testing, and mobile computing (Java, C#, .Net, UML, Junit, mockito, cucumber, GIT, Docker, Jenkins, DreamWeaver, CS5, PHP, SQL Server, MySQL, Android)

Who is the programme suited to?

​Suited to people who are creative, analytical and logical and who are interested in computers and like solving real life problems. 

Creative and innovative minded people will be challenged in this programme to express their ideas in the application of ground-breaking new technologies.

Top 3 Reasons

1. Interesting and rewarding software development career in which you express your creativity through software in solving real world problems. 
2. Complete industry projects as part of your studies. 
3. Undertake six months industry work placement in year 3 as part of your studies.

Class Contact Hours

24 hours per week

Did You Know?

IT graduates and Software Developers are among the most sought after and highly paid graduates in the world. 

The technology sector is facing a severe skills shortage and the education system is not able to produce enough graduates to meet demand. 

A major worldwide trend has been the growth of the IT sector.

Jobs Include

  • Software Developer, Software Engineer 
  • App/Games/Computer Programmer
  • Computer Systems Architect
  • Database Administrator
  • Software Test & Quality Engineer


Graduates Work For

Ericsson, Microsoft, Cisco, Avvio, Lumension, Kerry Foods. OpenJaw Technologies, IBM Global Services, Deloitte.

Further Studies

Higher Diploma, Masters, or PhD

Fees components - (1st year Fees and expense)

Tuition & fees :

€ 10,250


€ 10,250

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