Diploma in Software Engineering

Friday, 1 September 2023

1 Year Part-Time

NFQ Level 8

University of Galway



Programme overview

This fully online diploma provides a focused programme of study in the area of software design and development, providing an insight into technical skills and modern industry techniques. Computer programming and design are taught in the diploma, as well as a number of important software engineering methodologies.

Course Outline

This course is part-time and runs over one year. You will study one online module every eight weeks. Modules include:

Computer Architecture and Operating Systems [CORE]
Fundamentals of Programming [CORE]
Software Engineering [CORE]
Object Oriented Programming [CORE]

Object Oriented Design
Distributed Systems and the Cloud
Artificial Intelligence

CORE modules are those which you must take. All other modules are electives, and you must choose one.

Who is the course for?
This is an ideal course for students who wish to:

Update their software development and ICT skills
Study in a flexible, online environment
Engage with an interesting and challenging curriculum
Improve their employability by re-skilling in the area of software development
Develop key professional skills of critical thinking, problem-solving and communications skills

Please Note:

Applications for the programme should be made through the University of Galway via their website, please see HERE

Applications for Next Level Skillnet funding should be made directly through Next Level Skillnet by emailing Sue Davies – [email protected]