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Moate Business College

Moate Business College


 

Computer Studies with Coding and Web Design


Code:  5M2067 / 5M18294
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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COMPUTER STUDIES (Information Processing) (5M2067)

This full time course provides an intensive programme of education and computer training as preparation for computer related careers in a commercial environment. The course provides a solid foundation in computer studies and equips students with knowledge and expertise in a wide range of Computer Applications. Considerable emphasis is placed on practical work, which reflects current practice in industry and commerce. The course organisation provides for related work experience.

Download the attachment it has detailed information on Course Content, Career Opportunities, Certification and Possible Progressions from this course. A4 Brochure for Computer Studies Level 5

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES This course provides the basis from which a student may further his/her studies or find employment as an Information Technology Assistant in the commercial area.

There is a wide range of opportunities in the I.T. sector including: Technical Support, Web/Internet Support,  Computer Operations, Administration, Sales, Banks, Building Societies, Health Boards and Civil Service Local Authority Offices

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS Leaving Certificate standard or equivalent, combined with an interest in Information Technology

COURSE CONTENT Spreadsheets Methods, Database Methods, Word Processing, Information and Communication Systems, The Internet, Communications, Desktop Publishing, Work Experience and Web Authoring

EXTRA WORKSHOPS

The following workshops will take place as part of the course Programming, Photoshop, CV Preparation and Interview Skills

POSSIBLE PROGRESSION FROM THE COURSE

Moate Business College 6M4985: Advanced Certificate in Business Computing (Level 6)

Athlone Institute of Technology AL650: Higher Certificate in Business (Level 6) AL653: Higher Certificate in Office Management (Level 6) AL657: Higher Certificate in Computing for Business (Level 6) AL655: Higher Certificate in Business in Social Media Marketing (Level 6) AL705: BSc Software Dev (Mobile apps and Connected Devices)

Limerick College of Technology LC231: Business Technology (Information Systems) (Level 8) LC232: Business Computing (Level 6)

Sligo Institute of Technology SG538: Web Development and Creative Media (Level 7)

GMIT GA776: Business Computing and Digital Media (Level 7) GA869: Higher Certificate in Business In Computer Applications (Level 6)

Letterkenny Institute of Technology LY117: Administration and Information Technology (Level 7) LY717: Computing (Computing Level 7) LY747: Computing with Web and Mobile Applications Development    

Dublin Institute of Technology DT354: Business Computing (Level 8) DT365: Business and Management (Level 8)

CERTIFICATION On successful completion of the course, candidates who reach the required standard will receive the following award: • QQI Certificate in Computer Studies (Information Processing) 5M2067

GRANT

Moate Business College students are eligible under the same conditions that apply to any third level institution for the government paid maintenance grant.

Apply to S.U.S.I on www.studentfinance.ie

MATURE STUDENTS

As more and more people are aiming to get back into the workforce, mature students are invited to apply to any of  the courses on offer at the college.  To encourage participation by mature students, each applicant is assessed solely on the basis of an interview.  People who have been unemployed may avail of the Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme (VTOS) and Back to Education Initiatives (BTEI), and study at MBC without losing social welfare benefits.

 


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Progression Routes

(Higher Education Links Scheme)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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