Ericsson Masters in Applied Software Engineering

  • Application Deadline:
    Applications now closed for 2024 start
  • Start Date:
  • Duration:
    1 year
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  • Subsidised Fees:

Applications now closed for 2024 start

LM Ericsson, in association with Technology Ireland ICT Skillnet, is offering a free, one-year, full-time Masters in Applied Software Engineering, delivered by Technological University of the Shannon (TUS), Athlone Campus.

This course is free to participants, includes a three-month paid internship and a full-time permanent job as a software engineer on satisfactory completion.

The Masters in Applied Software Engineering offers an integrated approach to delivering end-to-end software development skills. From computing fundamentals and software design, to implementation and testing, the entire lifecycle of software development is covered. The programme focuses on the practical problem-solving skills required for software engineering. Participants will also gain critical knowledge of the skills and technologies required in ICT product development.


To apply for this course, candidate must be

(1) resident in Republic of Ireland
(2) Irish or EEA national or resident in Republic of Ireland on a Stamp 4 Visa or Stamp 1G Visa


The programme is available to graduates with an honours Level 8 qualification who are eligible to work in Ireland. Candidates should preferably have a 2.1 Honours Primary Degree in a relevant discipline. This category includes (but is not limited to) Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Data Networking etc. but qualified applicants from any discipline with Problem Solving, Logic and Critical Thinking will receive consideration. Each application will be considered on its individual merits. Participants will not be entitled to retain any social welfare payments while attending the course as Ericsson is funding a Bursary to assist participants with expenses.

Candidates will undertake a course in advance of commencing the Masters to prepare and qualify them in the range of subject areas to be covered on the Masters programme. This course will lead to a Certificate in Software Engineering (Level 8) and is a pre-requisite for participation in the Masters programme.


Applications are not open yet for 2025 intake.

Details on how to apply will be added here once applications are open.