Higher Diploma in Science
Online, Classroom - Daytime, Mixed, Distance
Information and communication (including ICT)
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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.
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.
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.
Software Engineering 1
Web Development Introduction
Software Engineering 2
Communications and Networking
Modelling and Database Design
Web Application Development
Web Software Engineering
Project Design and Development
One Saturday per month 9.30am - 5.30pm and blended learning which consists of 12 hours per week of directed learning delivery online.
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