The programme offers four different elective streams: Web and Mobile, Computer Science, Computer Security, and Data Science. In year one students get an introduction to all four streams, in year two you choose two streams and in year three and four you focus on one of these.
This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.
QQI FET/FETAC Links
This course will accept Any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Points Calculator for QQI Awards:
Details of the QQI scoring system and a points calculator can be found HERE
The Student - Career Interests
This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.
The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with sophiscticated technology. These types prefer mentally stimulating environments and often pay close attention to developments in their chosen field.
As a graduate of this programme you will have a skill set that will enable you to gain employment in industries in which there is a constant demand for software developers, particularly in the ever-expanding Internet sector.
Typical job titles include:
- Software Engineer
- Web Developer
- E-Commerce Developer
- Software Quality Engineer
- Systems Architect
- Internet Technical Specialist