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Wednesday, 11 May 2005
Masters in Technology Management, MSc in Software and Information Systems

Masters in Technology Management (by Distance Education)

The Atlantic University Alliance (NUI, Galway, University College Cork, and the University of Limerick), is recruiting for the highly successful and innovative Masters Degree in Technology Management. The programme is the first tri-university collaboration on an academic postgraduate programme in Ireland.

This two-year, part-time programme is open to candidates with a degree in any discipline and at least three years' relevant work experience. It is designed for managers, R&D personnel and other professionals within SMEs and larger organisations. It is particularly relevant to candidates in the area of new product development, technology transfer and R&D processes.

The programme brings together lecture material on strategy, policy, recognised methodologies, skills and processes to enable participating companies gain competitive advantage through technology innovation and R&D.

The programme aims to:

  • Develop knowledge and understanding of the increasingly important area of technology management;
  • Build the management and leadership capabilities of companies and individuals in this area;
  • Enable graduates to facilitate organisational change and sustainable improvements at the enterprise level through competitive work systems and effective knowledge management.

The programme includes:

  • Materials: provided in on-line and printed format
  • Face-to-face study groups and expert seminars - one Saturday per month
  • Access to three on-line libraries (AUA Universities)
  • E-tutor support for each module
  • Assessment: written examinations and continuous assessments

For an application form and full course details, visit our website, or contact:

Michael Hennessy

Tel: +353 (0)61 213037 or

Closing date for receipt of applications, Friday June 3, 2005.

This programme is funded by Enterprise Ireland under the Innovation Management Initiative

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MSc in Software and Information Systems (by Distance Education)

NUI, Galway in partnership with Regis University, Denver (US), has developed a new and innovative Masters Degree in Software and Information Systems. This two-year, part-time programme is delivered entirely on-line and provides students with the necessary professional skills, conceptual frameworks, methods, technologies and hands-on experience of software development as a basis for a career in the IT industry.

Intended for

This programme is most suitable for prospective students who:

  • wish to update their ICT skills with a specific emphasis on software development and/or databases;
  • require the flexibility offered by online learning;
  • aspire to a professional qualification at Masters level.

Programme Structure

  • Programme content: Software Development and Information Systems modules;
  • Elective modules: advanced software development and other computer science areas;
  • One module undertaken every 8 weeks of the programme;
  • Modules and associated material provided entirely on-line;
  • Use of thin-client technology to access software engineering and database platforms;
  • E-tutor available for each programme module;
  • Weekly continuous assessments and assignments;
  • Class size: 15 students.

For an application form and full course details, visit our website, or contact:

Nuala McGuinn, Course Co-ordinator

Tel: +353 (0)91 493746 or visit :

  • Final closing date for receipt of applications: Friday June 24, 2005

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