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TL711
Computing with Games Development

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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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3 Years
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This course is designed to develop your general computing skill and competence so that you can use computers to perform a variety of useful tasks. Its primary focus is on developing your ability to use computer languages that you will find prepare you to operate and work with computers and computer systems in a wide variety of ways. 

There are modules in Object Oriented Programming, Algorithms, Software Engineering, Computer Architecture, Operating Systems, Networks, Database Programming and Web Design. Given the Games Development specialisation, all of our students take additional modules in design and graphics and in creating games. Our students spend a full semester, or equivalent on workplacement in third year. 

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TL711 - Computing with Games Development
IT Tralee

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TL711 - Computing with Games Development
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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Depending on their particular skill-sets, our graduates find work in a variety of roles, including programmer/software developer with a games company, media or other technology enterprise, developer of digital media and audio/ video content, network technician and administrator, database administrator, web developer or web manager. They also take up employment opportunities as network administrators and computer technicians.



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