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CK401
Computer Science

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

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3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

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4 Years
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The BSc in Computer Science is a full-time four-year degree course that encompasses all aspects of computer systems (both software and hardware) and ICT (information and communication technology), including; software development, database technology, computer networks, operating systems, algorithm security, web technology, applications. 

In Year 3, you will undertake mandatory work placement for a six- or 12-month period. 

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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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Note: Information for 2018 Entry
Old Code New Code Award Title
. 6M0695 Computer Systems and Networks
CCNMX. Computer and Network Maintenance
CITXX. Information Technology
CNSSX. Networks and Software Systems
. 5M0529 Software Development
. 5M0536 Computer Systems and Networks
. 6M0691 Software Development


Essential Module Requirements:
Must have distinctions in 5 modules (excluding 5N1356 - Work Experience
6N1946 - Work Experience, W20008 - Work Experience; 5N1433 - Work Practice
6N1947 - Work Practice) in the QQI FET/FETAC level 5/6 qualification which must include ONE from:
5N2927 - Programming and Design Principles
or C20013 - Computer Programming
or C30149 - Windows Programming

5N0541 - Fundamentals of Object Oriented Programming
6N2108 - Object Oriented Programming
or C30144 - Object Oriented Programming

6N1411 - Systems Software
5N2928 - Operating Systems
or C20255 - Systems Software

AND ONE from:
5N0554 - Computational Methods and Problem Solving
5N1833 - Mathematics
or C20139 - Mathematics
6N3395 - Mathematics
5N18396 - Maths for Information Technology
or C20175 - Mathematics for Computing
5N0556 - Maths for STEM
or C20174 - Mathematics for Engineering

Note: Information for 2018 Entry

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High demand remains for graduates who have the skills to apply computer technology to the practical problems of business and industry. Careers include Software engineer/Computer programmer, Systems analysis and design.



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