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Galway Technical Institute

Galway Technical Institute

Programming and Software Development


Course Code:  5M17817
Award Code(s):  5M17817
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
The purpose of this award is to enable the learner to design, develop and test software components and systems in a workplace environment, working as a team member under supervision, while contributing to the work flow for the finished product and leading to employment in a range of sectors. It also facilitates progression in education including to further and higher education or training.

This course is designed to give the student a firm foundation in the skills and knowledge required in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector. Students study a range of subjects, which reflects the versatility that IT has in society today. The course is oriented towards the development of technical skills such as software development and problem solving. This course may also be of interest to graduates with qualifications in non-computer disciplines who wish to pursue training in this area.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updted and to meet demands.

Programming & Design Principles
5N0541 Fundamentals of OOP
5N2772 Software Architecture
5N0554 Maths for Information Technology
5N1367 Teamworking
5N0783 Database Methods
5N2769 Software Testing
5N1356 Work Experience

 

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Related Career Sectors...
This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
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