Higher Diploma in Science in Computing
Type of Qualification:
Jan 23, 2017 12:00:00 AM
About the Course
Open the door to a new career with a H. Dip Sc. in Computing from the Institute of Technology Consortium.
You’ve got talent, you are a problem solver. You enjoy solving logical and mathematical challenges. Your honours degree already shows a talent for achievement. You’ve heard about the opportunities in the technology sector and you‘d like a passport to open the door to these opportunities. This programme is supported by major industry players offering 6 month internships for successful candidates.
Conversion Course in Computing for those with honours degrees.
Semester 1Object-Oriented Software Development 1
Architecture, Operating Systems and Networks
Systems Analysis and Testing
Web and UI Design
Semester 2Project - Software Development Specialisation
Enterprise Applications Development
Object-Oriented Software Development 2
Project - Network Infrastructure Specialisation
Virtualisation Infrastructure Management
Secure Network Design and Implementation
Semester 3Work Placement/ Internship
Read it in the news, check out employment websites – there are significant numbers of vacancies for individuals with strong computing skills. The official government expert group for future skills needs (EGFSN) reports confirms this.
It’s no surprise – Ireland has a vibrant information and communications technology sector. Many of the big international players have significant operations in Ireland – Microsoft, IBM, Dell, BAE Detica, Facebook, SAP, SAS – these are big players and well recognised – but there are a host of other companies international and national, who have a constant demand for talented people.
We have designed a H Dip Sci in Computing in partnership with these companies to help talented graduates access the opportunities in computing. Our programme includes a commitment from major IT players to provide placement/ internships and project to help prepare participants on the programme for a career in the industry. This is a real partnership between Industry and Institutes of Technology with real opportunities for employment at the end of the programme.
Fees & Funding
No Fees for Eligible Candidates
How to Apply
Applications are made online