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GC440
Computing

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Certificates at this level are typically awarded for two years of full-time study after the leaving certificate or equivalent. Skills developed are mostly technical and vocationally specific, i.e. are focused on a specific career sector. National apprenticeships programmes are included in this level.

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This course focuses on software development, systems development, desktop systems, computer architecture, management studies and mathematics. The course has a very practical emphasis. There is a follow-on degree available.

 

 

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When you graduate with this Level 6 qualification, you’ll be ready to succeed as part of a business software development team or in the management of IT departments.

You will be able to select and apply the appropriate techniques to specific development projects and identify a wide range of techniques for software development.

 



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