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LC233


SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT BACHELOR OF SCIENCE (HONOURS) Ab Initio What is the programme about?


This programme provides students with the skills and knowledge to meet the needs of today’s IT industry. Software is everywhere; on the Internet, on your mobile phone, on your games console, managing your bank account, and more. This programme focuses on Software Engineering and Software Development techniques (Object Orientation, Java, Web Development, C#, Mobile Apps, Cloud etc.).


With the mix of skills this programme provides, students will be ideally positioned to secure employment in either Open Source or .NET technology jobs as a: Software Engineer, Software Developer (Java, C#, .Net, Expression Blend), System Analyst/Modeller (UML, Rational Rose, JUnit), Web Designer/Developer (DreamWeaver, CS5, PHP), Database Developer/Administrator (SQL Server, MySQL), Test Engineer, Games and Mobile App Developer (XNA, Android).


In addition, the six month paid work placement in Year 3 gives students an opportunity to apply the skills learned at LIT in a real working environment. This will provide students with valuable experience prior to full time employment on graduation.


Who is the programme suited to?


The B.Sc (Honours) in Software Development suits people who are analytical and logical and who are interested in computers and like solving real problems. It also suits people who are creative as the programme gives students the skills to express their ideas and concepts in a whole range of software technologies.


Modules


The programme is semesterised and modules over the four years cover the areas of: Professional Development, Programming, Algorithms, Databases & Data Analytics, Web Technology, Computer Systems, Mobile App Development, Artificial Intelligence, Distributed Systems, Web Applications, Individual & Team Projects.


What can I do after the programme?


Software Development is a key enabler and driver of innovation across a multitude of industries and there really is a need for graduates who are technically aware but who can also see the opportunities that the technology allows.


This programme provides the skills and knowledge enabling graduates to embark on rewarding and exciting careers where they can express their creativity through software. Job opportunities for graduates include work as: IT Analyst, Software Engineer. Graduates work for: Ericsson, Microsoft, Cisco, Avvio, Lumension, Kerry Foods, OpenJaw Technologies, IBM Global Services, Deloitte and Amazon.


Graduates of the programme can also progress to postgraduate Computing programmes at LIT.


Programme Code LC233


Programme Level Level 8


* With Work Placement in Year 3


Minimum Entry Requirements: Leaving Certificate (2017): A minimum of 2 H5 & 4 O6/H7 grades in six Leaving Certificate subjects, including Mathematics and English or Irish.


QQI FET/FETAC Applicants & Mature Applicants: Refer to section ‘Entry Requirements’ for further information.


> 188 Undergraduate Prospectus 2017/2018


CAO Points 2015 265


Duration 4 years*


Class Contact Hours Year 1: 23 hours per week Year 2: 21 hours per week Year 3: 19 hours per week Year 4: 18 hours per week


FOR FURTHER INFORMATION Location


Moylish Campus, Limerick


Contact Mr. Brendan Watson, Programme Leader


Tel: 061 293330 Email: brendan.watson@lit.ie Web: www.lit.ie/Courses/LC233


Check out our Facebook page at: www.facebook.com/LitSoftDev


Work Placement


Students spend 6 months in Year 3 on a work related placement.


Department of Information Technology


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