Computing / Ríomhaireacht

Ordinary Bachelor Degree (NFQ Level 7 )in a non-related discipline or Ordinary Bachelor Degree in Computing (NFQ Level 7) where their date of award exceeds 5 years previous from their date of application.

The Higher Diploma in Science in Computing is designed to give students a comprehensive understanding with specific abilities in the areas of computing technology and associated best practices, as well as to act as a basis on which to progress to higher studies in computing

The Higher Diploma in Science in Computing is suitable for degree holders at NFQ Level 7, or higher who want a skills conversion path to an IT environment, that is, individuals who wish to redirect their careers into the ICT industry (Conversion to IT).

The emphasis on the course is on a theoretical and practical approach in a modern working environment with the latest appropriate technology and techniques necessary for the cultivation of advanced computing skills valuable to today’s ICT market place at the level appropriate for a Higher Diploma in Science in Computing.

Semester 1

  • Software Engineering 1
  • Computer Systems
  • Web Development Introduction

Semester 2

  • Software Engineering 2
  • Communications and Networking
  • Modelling and Database Design

Semester 3

  • Web Application Development
  • Internetworking
  • Project Skills

Semester 4

  • Web Software Engineering
  • Project Design and Development

1 Saturday per month 9.30am - 5.30pm plus blended learning which consists of 12 hours per week of directed learning delivery online. * Average of 12-18 hours of independent and online study required per week 

Applications for part time courses will open in April 2020

Before making your application and paying the non-refundable €50 application fee please read the following guidelines. https://tudublin.ie/study/part-time/how-to-apply/

 

Graduates of this course may progress on to the Master of Science in Computing (Applied Cyber Security) or Master of Science in Computing (Applied Data Science & Analytics)

TU Code

TU251

Level

NFQ Level 8

Award

Higher Diploma in Science

Duration

2 years

Course Type

Undergraduate

Mode of Study

Part Time

Method of Delivery

Classroom, Online

Commencement Date

September 2020

Location

Blanchardstown

Fees

TBC

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