This award winning part-time programme gives current and potential Software Architects the skills, theory and recognition they need to develop in their role. For the first time candidates can gain a full Masters of Science degree in this specialist area through a mixed learning process with an emphasis on practical application in the workplace.
This programme is offered in conjunction with Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet, the Ireland branch of Iasa Global and the Irish Computer Society.
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Duration | 2 years part time
Cost | €4,325 p.a/ Technology Ireland Members €3,250 per year*
CPD Points | 400
Venue | TU Dublin (Tallaght campus) & online
The aim of this programme is to produce graduates in the field of Applied Information Technology Architecture with a systematic knowledge of the key issues and technologies in the field.
Graduates of the programme will have knowledge, skills and attributes around human dynamics, business, technology and strategy, IT Architecture, IT Quality Attributes and environments which will support them in roles as IT Architects.
Previous attendees include:
Software developers, IT architects, systems developers, front-end developers, systems analysts etc.
Prospective participants must either (a) be serving in the role of software architect, or (b) be aspiring to move into such a role. All participants must have substantial experience of IT software and systems development and implementation in team and technical leading roles. They must also have current competence to interact with development teams at a deep technical (i.e. specification and coding) level.
Applicants should have a primary degree (Level 8) in Computer Science or a cognate/science discipline or a degree with a high level of mathematics. Those who do not meet this requirement will be considered on their merits if they can show a particular interest or aptitude for this area of work or if they have industry experience and training which shows evidence that their education and work experience is sufficient to meet the education needs of the programme and recruitment policies of the College.
Participants will become registered students of ITT and be awarded free membership of IASA.
*Member rate applies to all members of Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet.
This represents 25% funding from the Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet for successful applicants. This funding is limited to only 15 places. The course begins in January and will run for two years. Early application is advised.
Most software architects grow or develop into their role without formal standards or certification. This unique course will certify your status internationally as a highly skilled, competent, high-performance architect with a level 9 formal degree.
Benefit from an industry-aligned understanding of the IT architect as a role, improving your creativity and performance when approaching stakeholders about software projects.
Enhance your future contribution to the industry with a broad knowledge of technology, the IT environment, architecture in practice and more.
Study the field through a combination of classroom sessions, online learning, boot camps and role plays to best illuminate software architecture best practice. Course dissertations are also completed in-company, adding a real-world, practical dimension to the course.
• Next programme commencing January 2020
• Apply now to ensure priority consideration
• Developed in association with Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet
• Online programme with 2 days per semester in TU Dublin - Tallaght campus
• Accredited by Iasa Ireland
• Winner of Tech Excellence award for Professional Development 2018
• Application advice process for non-standard applications open now with qualification modules open from September 2019
Please note: this course will be delivered online.
Iasa's Architect Core training provides an introduction to the tools, information, skills and terminology required to succeed as a professional architect.
This course is designed to give you and your team all of the tools you need to lift architecture from a ‘documentation’process to a true business capability. All IT architects will benefit from the concepts presented in this course.