This computing course is aimed at the creative application of software and emerging technology in order to reinvent, reimagine and innovate. It will achieve this by using design skills to determine how best to apply digital technology in business contract.
In years 1 and 2 students will be introduced to core computing subjects along with modules in design and business. In years 3 and 4 the course merges technical skills in high level web and mobile application development, integrating social media applications, implementing cloud computing technologies with a focus on user interface design, informed by business skills in data analytics and entreprenurship.
The course is inspired by two exciting developments in computing, 'Disruptive Innovation' and 'Digital Transformation.
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.
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This course will accept Any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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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.
This course was designed in direct response to industry demand for high quality ICT graduates. The aim is to deliver creative computing technologists with design skills that are passionate about solving problems. Creative computing and digital innovaton has impacted across a wide range of industries from a manufacturing , financial services, healthcare, education and transport, even sports and agriculture are impacted through the use of GPS, IoT sensors and data analytics. Successful graduates will be able to creatively apply software technology to solve problems and operate at this dynamic nexus of computing and business in a range of roles from Web and Mobile developer, DevOps Engineer, Social Media Integration, UI Designer to Business Data Analyst and Digital Entrepreneur.