Higher Diploma in Science Higher Diploma in Science in Software Development (Cloud Application Development)
Why take this course?
Cloud Computing is considered a relatively new field in Internet computing where novel perspectives in inter-networking technologies have emerged. To successfully deal with issues relating to this new paradigm this programme aims to equip graduates with
What will I experience?
- Will I get a job afterwards?
The latest edition of the Hays Salary and Recruiting Trends Guide, which surveyed over 1,300 employers and employees across Ireland shows that in 2015 alone then demand
- Does it pay well?
Predicted starting salary is €35k - €45k. The typical salary for an experienced Software Architect is €100K
Software engineering is a global industry
- Great opportunities to travel
For example, one west of Ireland based company offers students placement opportunities in California
At the age of 23, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was the youngest billionaire in the
- Want to design your own business application?
- Course Duration:
- 2 Years P/T
- Course Award:
- Higher Diploma in Science
- Course NFQ Level:
- Level 8
- Dept of Electronics & Informatics
- Minimum Entry Requirements:
pplicants should have an existing Level 8 qualification in a non-cognate discipline or a Level 7 qualification in a cognate discipline (e.g. software, computing).
This course is offered subject to funding from Springboard.
Norrie O’Callaghan, Admission Office, Tel: 090646 8130
Siobhan Kelly, Admission Office, Tel: 090 646 8131
Programme Academic Admissions Liaison
Careers & Opportunities
This course provides students with the skills and expertise in Software Engineering including web and cloud application technologies. Possible employers include the following companies: Google, Microsoft, Cisco, Ericsson, IBM, Oracle, Intel, HP, AIB, SolanoTech, TerminalFour, Riverdeep and Sun.
As a graduate of this course, you are eligible to transfer to the Master of Science in Software Engineering at AIT or other appropriate Level 9 programmes.
Master of Science in Software Engineering
Masters of Science