Software Engineering is a dynamic field where technology, techniques and processes continually evolve and fresh areas of application appear frequently. Software engineers must continually update their skills and qualifications in order to stay relevant in the workplace and improve their career prospects in the industry. This part-time masters programme is designed for experienced software engineers who wish to advance their skillset in areas of computer science and software development that impact directly on their work. Participants are exposed to current technologies, methodologies, processes and theories as well as those still under research that may become mainstream in the future.

This masters programme is not suitable for new graduates.

Applications close at midday, August 19, 2021.

This is an online, two-year, September-start, part-time programme. Six modules are taken at a rate of three a year. Each module is offered online over a 12-week trimester (Autumn or Spring), with a written examination taking place at the end of the module.

Please note that this is a “boutique” programme with a typical annual intake of about a dozen students.

UCD is consistently ranked in the top 1% of Universities worldwide, and ranked Number 1 in Ireland for Employability (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2018, 2019).