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WD197
Internet of Things

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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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262

2017 Points

262

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The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to everyday objects, which have the ability to harvest information, the intelligence to process the information, and the connectivity capabilities to communicate the results. IoT enables and facilitates smart cities, smart environment, smart agriculture as well as major improvements in industrial applications, security & emergency operations, health monitoring and home automation.

 

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This course will explore the disciplines, technologies, tools and business opportunities involved in both sensing and connecting people, places and things. Powerful, connected, always-on devices and sensors, combined with sophisticated cloud infrastructure, are fast becoming a major focus for new products and services. The graduate will be ideally positioned with a unique combination of knowledge in a new and exciting field.


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WD197 - Internet of Things
Waterford IT

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WD197 - Internet of Things
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This course will accept any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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Essential Module Requirements:
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Be a programmer and a maker! Be a hacker and a creator! The skills you will acquire from this programme will place you in a unique position - top class programming abilities combined with a solid understanding of how electronic devices are designed, configured and managed. This will enable you to create not just great software - but brilliant products that combine the physical and the virtual world. You will be a programmer equipped to built the services and devices of the future!



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