Careers rarely develop the way we plan them. Our career path often takes many twists and turns, with particular events, choices and people influencing our direction.

We asked Sinead O'Hara from Civil and Public Service Jobs to give some advice for people considering this job:

 

Sinead O'Hara

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First, I would say that the person should give some thought to what Department they may be assigned to. If, for example, one has a particular interest in environmental issues, then obviously this Department is ideal for them.

The Departments in the Civil Service cover so many aspects of life, and economic and social activity that I think there is choice for everyone. I would also encourage people to think about why they are considering the job - do they see long-term career prospects in it, or maybe they see it as a means to make a contribution.

At the end of the day, service to the public is what a career in the Civil Service is about.

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DL836
Creative Computing

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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4 Years
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The BSc (Hons) in Creative Computing is a practical computing programme with an emphasis on developing the creative, technical and professional skills required to work in a multi-disciplinary software design and development team.

Students will learn to program in Java and related languages and use media elements, such as text, graphics, audio, images, video and animations, to develop websites with HTML, CSS and JavaScript

Students will undertake a workplace project in Year 3. 

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DL836 - Creative Computing
Dun Laoghaire IADT

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DL836 - Creative Computing
Qualifax - The National Courses Database
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Graduates are employed as web/mobile application designer, web/mobile application developer, user experience designer, project manager, database administrator, systems administrator. Graduates also progress to further postgraduate courses.



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