BSc in Software Development

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BSc in Software Development

Cork Institute of Technology
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The BSc in Software Development is a three-year level 7 degree programme designed to provide students with the theoretical and practical skills necessary to gain employment in the software development industry. More specifically, the programme will provide students with relevant skills and knowledge in the area of modern software development focusing on languages, techniques, tools and methodologies and their application to realworld problems. On successful completion of this degree programme there is a progression pathway available to enable students to enter the level 8 BSc (Hons) in Software Development programme.

The aim of the BSc in Software Development is to provide students with the competencies necessary to support a successful career in the software development industry. The degree provides students with analytical skills as well as an in-depth understanding of modern programming languages, tools and methods. The students' education is also supported in other related areas to ensure the capability to progress their careers in the long term.

Admission Requirements

For admission to a programme, standard applicants must

  • score the necessary CAO points and
  • meet the minimum entry requirements

Leaving Certificate in five subjects i.e. Grade O6 or H7 in five subjects. The five subjects must include Mathematics, and either English or Irish.

Courses Units

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The main focus of the degree is programming, so you will learn languages such as Python, Java, C and PHP. You will also learn about databases (where and how data is stored), operating systems, object-oriented programming, application development, software testing and many more topics. You will complete projects on your own and in groups throughout the degree, which is similar to working in industry.

Career Opportunities

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