What will I learn?

What is the programme about?

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

Manage, store, retrieve, and analyse Big Data for multiple types of industries (e.g. Face book 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, Dream Weaver, 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

Interesting and rewarding software development career in which you express your creativity through software in solving real world problems.

Complete industry projects as part of your studies.

Undertake six months industry work placement in year 3 as part of your studies.

Jobs Include

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

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Applied Science, Engineering and Technology

Study options

Full Time (4 years (with Work Placement in Year 3))

Tuition fees
€10,250.00 (US$ 11,110) per year
Start date

Expected September 2020


Limerick Institute of Technology

Moylish Park,


Republic of Ireland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants for first year must have successfully completed at least 5 subjects in the Irish Leaving Certificate (or an equivalent international examination).

For international students

A minimum of 2 H5 & 4 O6/H7 grades in six Leaving Certificate subjects, including Mathematics and English or Irish.

IELTS score for entry to undergraduate courses a minimum score of 5.5

Find your nearest IELTS test centre and test dates

There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Niagara College
  • Canadore College
  • Durham College