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Bachelor of Science in Computing in Software Development

Discipline: Computer Science and Applied Physics

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Location: Galway - Dublin Road

NFQ Level: 7

Programme Duration: Three years

Mode of Study: Full time

Application Route: Apply through the CAO

Places: 90

CAO Round 1 Points: 260 (2020)

Why Study?

How do we interact with computers? How is computing evolving?

Software Development is about solving problems, designing new applications and developing your own personal skills for communication, leadership and management.

Join us to start your journey of IT discovery and learning – it’s hard but rewarding!

Programme Modules

Start with programming skills modules, covering software design and basic web development, then progress to more complex systems.

Modules include:

  • Computer Technology
  • Business Communications
  • Internet Applications Development
  • Mobile Programming
  • Network Programming
  • Essential Mathematics for Computing
  • Software Quality Management
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Operating Systems

Electives include:

  • e-Business Administration
  • Procedural Programming
  • Graphics Programming
  • European languages.

Career Opportunities

Graduates gain employment as computer professionals in all areas of software design, development and maintenance and IT training.

Follow-on Studies: 

One year add-on Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Software Development or Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Information Technology for Business at GMIT.

Honours degree programmes at other Institutes of Technology and universities in Ireland and the UK.

Studying Software Development at GMIT

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Contact Us

Damien Costello
Tel: 091-742373

E-mail: Damien Costello