Higher Diploma in Science in Computing [2 Years Part-time] [September 2018]" ICT Skills Programme "

Institute of Technology, Blanchardstown (BN509)
Key Programme Details
Award

Higher Diploma in Science

NFQ Level

8 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Online, Classroom - Daytime, Mixed, Distance

Mode

Part Time

ECTS Credits

90

Skills Area

Information and communication (including ICT)

General Information
Contact

Springboard Administrator

Email

info@itb.ie

Phone

018851000

Address

Springboard Administrator, Institute of Technology Blanchardstown

Important Dates
Application Deadline

09/2018

Start Date

09/2018

End Date

08/2020

About this Course

Aim
The Higher Diploma in Science in Computing is designed to give students a comprehensive understanding with specific abilities in the areas of computing technology and associated best practices, as well as to act as a basis on which to progress to higher studies in computing

Who Should Apply?
The Higher Diploma in Science in Computing is suitable for degree holders at NFQ Level 7, or higher who want a skills conversion path to an IT environment, that is, individuals who wish to redirect their careers into the ICT industry (Conversion to IT).

What does the Higher Diploma in Science in Computing Achieve?
The emphasis on the course is on a theoretical and practical approach in a modern working environment with the latest appropriate technology and techniques necessary for the cultivation of advanced computing skills valuable to today’s ICT market place at the level appropriate for a Higher Diploma in Science in Computing.

Entry Requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
Level 7 Ordinary Bachelor Degree in a non related discipline or Ordinary Bachelor Degree in Computing (NFQ level 7) where their date of award exceeds 5 years previous from their date of application.

Long Description

Subjects by Semester by Major Theme :
The Higher Diploma in Science in Computing requires the student to take a total of 10 modules and a research project. The modules are shown in the following table and all modules are mandatory.

Semester 1
Software Engineering 1
Computer Systems
Web Development Introduction

Semester 2
Software Engineering 2
Communications and Networking
Modelling and Database Design

Semester 3
Web Application Development
Internetworking
Project Skills

Semester 4
Web Software Engineering
Project Design and Development

Timetable Info

One Saturday per month 9.30am - 5.30pm and blended learning which consists of 12 hours per week of directed learning delivery online.

Delivery Notes

Blended

Admissions Contact Details
Instructor

Springboard Administrator

Address

Springboard Administrator, Institute of Technology Blanchardstown

Phone

018851000

Email

info@itb.ie

Application Procedures

Apply online at http://springboardcourses.ie/