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Graduate Conversion Course

Graduate Conversion Course
H. Diploma in Science in Computing

  • Honours Degree Graduate
  • Logical Problem Solver
  • Looking for a Challenging & Rewarding Career
  • No fees for eligible candidates

Duration:
1 Academic Year + 6 months industry placement. (Full Time)
2 Academic Years + Placement (Part-Time)

Note: Both versions free to eligible candidates. 
Candidates in work are eligible for the evening programme without paying fees.


Key Partners for the IT Tallaght Graduate Conversion Programme
Graduate Conversion Course Partners at ITT Dublin


Higher Diploma in Science in Computing

What it is?
An Honours Degree level graduate conversion programme which gives graduates from non-computing backgrounds the skills and knowledge to start a career in the IT industry.

What’s unique?
The level of industry support for this programme from some of the leading software and IT companies in the world –Microsoft, IBM, SAP, Dell, SAS, BAE Detica. Two semesters of intensive computing education allied to a six months internship in an IT company.

The opportunity
To get a place on a programme which will give you that vital start in experience as well as knowledge

Specialisations
Take one  - Software Development/ IT Infrastructure/ Data Analytics
Graduate Conversion Course at ITT Dublin, modules


What type of Graduates took this course
Civil engineers, Architects, Sales Managers, Production Managers, Electronic Engineers, Marketing & Language Graduates, Graphic Designers, Architectural Technicians, Accountants, Consultant Engineer, Site Engineer, Surveyor, Test Engineer, Product Engineer, Primary Teacher, Mechanical Engineer
Graduates from UCD, TCD, UL, ACCA, DIT, WIT, IT Carlow, IT Tallaght…
Years Experience from 15 months to 20 + years in industry.

What our students say 
I have recommended this course, and IT Tallaght in particular to a number of my friends, should the opportunity to apply arise again.
Overall my experience with this programme was massively positive and I would recommend it to prospective students.
Advice: Realise that the course is extremely intensive and requires a huge time commitment.


Industry Support
The following major IT companies are lending their support to the Institute of Technology Programme. This support includes internships, advice on curriculum design and external experts for specialist topics.
IBM, Microsoft, SAP, SAGE, Version 1, ERGO, Storm Technologies, CODEC DSS…...

Entry Requirements;
Applications to the Higher Diploma in Science in Computing will be accepted from prospective students who have an Honours Degree (level 8) qualification. 
Given the target technical market for graduates of this programme, candidates will be required to demonstrate technical or mathematical problem solving skills as part of previous programme or other learning. Holders of technical, numerate degrees are likely to gain a higher ranking in any order of merit.

Applicants may be interviewed and red to take an aptitude test.


Apply through SpringboardCourses.ie: http://www.springboardcourses.ie
Note: Search for IT Tallaght in the ‘Provider’ box on the Springboard Website!


Fees:
No fees for eligible candidates. 
 **Social Protection: Participants may be entitled to retain benefits—contact for further information**
 

Contact:
Barry.Feeney@ittdublin.ie
Gary.Clynch@ittdublin.ie
 

Institutes participating and supporting this consortium:
Institute of Technology Carlow
Dublin Institute of Technology
Galway Mayo Institute of Technology
Sligo Institute of Technology
Institute of Technology Tralee
Institute of Technology Tallaght

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