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Athlone Institute of Technology - AIT
Athlone Institute of Technology - AIT
Course Code
AL705
Career Zone
Level
NFQ Type
Major
Duration
3 years
Attendence
Full Time
CAO Points 2019 r1
206
Points Change
-1

Course Summary

The aim of this degree is to provide a multidisciplinary undergraduate education by developing specific expertise and comprehensive training in the keys areas relevant to the emerging Internet of Things; software development/engineering, mobile application development and connected device programming.

The goal is to produce qualified and well-rounded graduates capable of working in a range of IT positions such as Internet of Things mobile app developers, programmers, system integrators and system validators.

Course Details

College Link > AL705 - Software Development (Mobile Apps and Connected Devices)

Colleges often have information about the course on their own website, along with other useful information relating to the college. (Note: Not always available)

Career Sectors

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.

Entry Requirements

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QQI FET/FETAC Links

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.

Investigative

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.

Career Progression

This programme provides excellent employment opportunities for graduates. Historically there has been a significant shortage of graduates in the ICT area. This shortage has been compounded by the increase in mobile app development since 2009. The shortage will only be exacerbated by the emerge of the IoT in which there will be a three-fold increase to 50 billion devices connected to the internet by 2020. 

Further Research

Qualifax
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Qualifax is the National Learners Database. (Note: Link not always available)

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