Higher Diploma in Science in Computing – Part Time (TU Dublin Blanchardstown Campus) (September 2019)

TU Dublin (BN509 )
Key Programme Details
Award

Higher Diploma in Science

NFQ Level

8 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Online, Classroom - Daytime

ECTS Credits

90

General Information
Contact

Springboard Administrator

Email

info@itb.ie

Phone

01 885 1530

Address

Springboard Administrator
TU Dublin Blanchardstown Campus

Important Dates
Application Deadline

05/09/2019

Start Date

23/09/2019

End Date

30/06/2021

About this Course

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

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
Inter networking
Project Skills
Semester 4
Web Software Engineering
Project Design and Development

Why Choose This Course

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

Career Opportunities

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).

Timetable Info

1 Saturday per month 9.30am - 5.30pm plus blended learning which consists of 12 hours per week of directed learning delivery online.
* Average of 12-18 hours of independent and online study required per week

Admissions Contact Details
Contact Person

Springboard Administrator

Address

Springboard Administrator
TU Dublin Blanchardstown Campus

Phone

01 885 1530

Email

info@itb.ie

Application Procedures

Apply online via https://springboardcourses.ie/