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Computer Science - QQI Award in Software Development Level 5 (5M0529) and Level 6 (6M0691)

This Computer Science course encompasses many aspects of computing from scientific foundation, to programming, web design, IT skills and familiarisation with a range of industrial and commercial applications. This course can lead on to advanced entry to a number of Honours Computer Science Degrees. 

Computer Science course CDCFE

Course Content    

Year 1
Fundamentals of Object Oriented Programming (Java), Programming & Design Principles, Software Architecture, Database Methods, Communications, Work Experience, Web Authoring, Maths for Information Technology.

Year 2
Object Orientated Programming (Java), Graphical User Interface Programming, Web Development, Software Architecture, Project Management, Relational Databases, Communications, Work Experience.

Certification

QQI Level 5 and 6

Duration

2 Years

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate with a minimum of a O6 or H7grade in Maths and an interview. Mature students are welcome.

Career Opportunities

Students with a Computer Science qualification can anticipate employment as computer technicians, programmers/analysts, software and hardware support specialists and computer sales professionals. Alternatively they may use the course as a sound academic basis for further study in the Computer Science area.

Computer Science - CDCFE

College Links

Successful students may progress to the second year of the Computer Science or Computing Degree in Kevin Street, DIT (C2 / O4 in Leaving Cert Maths required) or the second year of a Computer Science Degree in many other IT's.

Course Charges

Year 1: €497*
Year 2: €545*

* includes €200 Govt. charge

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Computer Science
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