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MH601
Computer Science / Multimedia, Mobile and Web Development (through Arts)

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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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These courses cover a wide spectrum of topics from software to computer hardware, from internal details of operating systems to computer applications, and from software engineering practice to computational theory. Most modules include a mix of lectures and lab work.

MH601 CSA Computer Science and Software Engineering
through Arts gives a thorough grounding in the theory and practice of computation and software development and can lead to careers with large multinational companies and companies developing specialised software.

MH601 MWA Multimedia, Mobile and Web Development through Arts includes design and programming for the growing area of mobile and web applications. All options include teamwork, a major project and a sixmonth industrial placement (subject to availability) as well as modules in advanced topics such as computer vision, theoretical computer science, robotics, cryptography and neurocomputation

MH601 OPC Open Choice to either degree stream. You can decide which degree stream to take following admission.


 
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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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  5M5162  Media Engineering
EMEXX  5M2149  Sound Production
EPAMX  5M2011  Music
CITXX    Information Technology
CELTX    Electronic Technology
EMMPX  5M2146  Multimedia Production
CNSSX    Networks and Software Systems

Essential Module Requirements:
Five Distinctions which must include:
C20139 or 5N1833 or C20174 or C20175 (or OB3/HD3 in LCE Maths)

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A placement and an Erasmus study year abroad are options for students (subject to availability).

Computing, programming and software skills are in high demand, therefore career opportunities are many and varied, and include work in areas such as graphical interface design, medical imaging, video-based information systems, multimedia systems development, electronic publishing, computer-assisted translation, e-learning systems development, games development, website design and development, and software development.

Graduates may also work in non-computing industries, such as financial services, business and administration, health services, and the automobile and aeronautics sectors.



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