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DT282
Computer Science (International)

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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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Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
4 Years
Duration of course
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350

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This programme will deliver all the fundamentals in Computer Science with a strong emphasis on Internationalisation and Globalisation from the outset. Students are taught IT skills early on that are required in the International IT industry. This will include not only core software design and development skills, but also highly sought-after international skills such as global citizenship, software localisation, entrepreneurship, a foreign language and creating webinars.

In third year, you may undertake an International Industrial Placement and gain valuable international work experience in an IT company. This helps to emphasize the importance of globalisation in the workplace. The School has strong links with global industry companies such as Google, Microsoft and IBM amongst others, through sponsorship, work placement and project co-operation.

In the final year, you will have the opportunity to specialise your knowledge and skills in a variety of areas such as Enterprise Systems Development or Applied Intelligence or Digital Games Development & Simulation.

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Language module: German OR Chinese


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Note: Information for 2018 Entry
Old Code New Code Award Title
5M0529 Software Development
5M17814 Computer Systems & Networks
5M17817 Software Development
5M0536 Computer Systems and Networks


Essential Module Requirements:
CITXX - Information Technology
5 Distinctions which must include:

C20012 - Computer Architecture & Systems
C20013 - Computer Programming

5M0536 - Computer Systems and Networks, / 5M17814 - 5 Distinctions which must include:

5N0548 - Computer Systems Hardware
or 5N17783

And one from:

5N0556 - Maths for STEM
or 5S17694

5N0554 - Computational Methods and Problem Solving
or 5N17782

5N18396 - Maths for Information Technology

LCE Maths at O4/H7

Plus at least three Distinctions from the following:

5N2929 - Networking Essentials / 5N17788
5N0544 - Distributed Systems / 5N17784
5N0583 - ICT Security Policy and Management / 5N17786
5N0580 - Mobile Technologies / 5N17787
5N2927 - Programming and Design Principles / 5N17802
5N2434 - Virtualisation Support / 5N17805
5N2928 - Operating Systems / 5N17789
95M0529 - Software Development

5M17817 - 5 Distinctions which must include:

5N0541 - Fundamentals of Object Oriented Programming
or 5N17785

And one from:

5N0556 - Maths for STEM
or 5S17694

5N0554 - Computational Methods and Problem Solving
or 5N17782

5N18396 - Maths for Information Technology

LCE Maths at O4/H7

Plus at least three Distinctions from the following:

5N0783 - Database Methods
5N1651 - Games Analysis Design
5N1910 - Web Authoring
5N0580 - Mobile Technologies / 5N17787
5N2928 - Operating Systems / 5N17789
5N2927 - Programming and Design Principles / 5N17802
5N2769 - Software Testing / 5N17804
5N2772 - Software Architecture / 5N17803

Note: Information for 2018 Entry

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Graduates of this programme will be uniquely qualified to successfully work in the international IT industry in a wide range of computer roles. Employment may be in the mainstream computer industry with a unique understanding of how multi-cultural teams work effectively, allowing opportunities for working in multi-national corporations.

With a strong computer science background in such areas as Internet development, cloud computing, mobile software, enterprise systems, artificial intelligence and games technology opportunities, graduates will be well suited to seek employment across all computing disciplines while bringing a solid understanding of software internationalisation. Qualified graduates will also be well suited for postgraduate study.




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