Higher Diploma in Science in Computing

About this Programme

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The Higher Diploma in Computing is a nationwide initiative which aims to re-train graduates with backgrounds in disciplines other than computing and give them the skills they need to pursue a career in an IT related field. The programme’s ambition is to give the students practical experience in core areas of IT. The work placement is a vital element of this programme. It gives the students the opportunity to practice their new acquired skills and also the confidence they need to start their new career.

Duration: 2 years part-time online, including a work placement/project. 

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Application Closing Date : 31st August 2020

DepartmentAward
Computing & Electronic Eng Higher Diploma
CREDITS
70
NFQ LEVEL
8
DURATION (YRS)
2

Entry Requirements

Students interested in this programme should have completed a Level 8 qualification in an area other than Computing. Applicants may be asked to attend for interview and/or assessment to determine their suitability for the programme.

 

 

Career Opportunities

On successful completion of the programme graduates can pursue a career in any one of the following fields: object oriented software development, database design and development, systems analysis, testing and project management, web application and user interface design, architectures and networking. 

What subjects will I study?

Programme Fees

TBC

Who do I contact?

FURTHER INFORMATION:
tel: 071 9318511
E-Mail: admissions@itsligo.ie

 

Learn more about the H.Dip. Science (Computing) programme or computing in general at IT Sligo.

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