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DT211
Computer Science (Infrastructure)

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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.

Career Opportunities
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.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
4 Years
Duration of course
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Computing is a very general term used to describe the study, development, and usage of all aspects of computers.

This course provides a theoretical and practical knowledge of computers, computer programming, and the computing methods used in industry, commerce, science and research. This has now become a four year Level 8 programme with three exit points.


 
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Students who successfully complete year two of this programme and who do not wish to progress to the third year will receive a Higher Certificate award.  Students who successfully complete the third year and who do not wish to progress to the fourth year may exit with a BSc (Ord) subject to restrictions.


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To view the Leaving Certificate minimum entry requirements for this course, Click Here [Source: Qualifax]

To view Mature Entry requirements, or alternative requirements, please visit Qualifax or the Colleges' website from the links available in the Course Details section above.

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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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Old Code New Code Award Title
CITXX    Information Technology
  5M0536  Computer Systems and Networks
  5M0529  Software Development

Essential Module Requirements:
CITXX
5 Distinctions which must include:
C20012
C20013
5M0536 / 5M17814
5 Distinctions which must include:
5N0548 or 5N17783
5N2928 / 5N17789
And one from:
5N0556 or 5S17694
5N0554 or 5N17782
5N18396
LCE Maths at OC3
Plus at least two Distinctions from the following:
5N2929/5N17788
5N0544/5N17784
5N0583/5N17786
5N0580/5N17787
5N2927/5N17802
5N2434/5N17805
5M0529 / 5M17817
5 Distinctions which must include:
5N0541 or 5N17785
5N2772 or 5N17803
And one from:
5N0556 or 5S17694
5N0554 or 5N17782
5N18396
LCE Maths at OC3
Plus at least two Distinctions from the following:
5N0783
5N1651
5N1910
5N0580/5N17787
5N2928/5N17789
5N2927/5N17802
5N2769/5N17804

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Graduates have very good employment prospects as there is a skills shortage in the IT industry in Ireland. Those that choose to seek employment, initially work as IT developers and network and system practitioners but advance to more senior positions in the computing industry within a few years. Students entering the programme will be eligible for MBCS, which is membership of the British Computing Society and The Chartered Institute for IT upon graduation with an Honours Degree, elevating their recognition internationally.



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