Featured Advice
What are your interests?

Social?

Social

The Social person's interests focus on interacting with the people in their environment. In all cases, the Social person enjoys the personal contact with other people in preference to the impersonal dealings with things, data and ideas found in other groups.

Many will seek out positions where there is direct contact with the public in some advisory role, whether a receptionist or a counsellor. Social people are motivated by an interest in different types of people and like diversity in their work environments. Many are drawn towards careers in the caring professions and social welfare area, whilst others prefer teaching and other 'informing' roles.

CAO (Higher Education)

Degree - Honours Bachelor

Software Systems Development

Waterford Institute of Technology - WIT
Waterford Institute of Technology - WIT
Course Code
WD210
Career Zone
Level
NFQ Type
Major
Duration
4 Years
Attendence
Full Time
CAO Points 2019 r2
271
Points Change

Course Summary

The programme is designed to equip you with the skillset required to work in an array of computing roles in industry. You will develop secure software with the most modern methods of software technology for all areas of application, and you will have the ability to analyse, select, and utilise appropriate emerging technologies for the development of a software solution. You will be able to store, manage and mine data for businesses, and to develop systems to enable organisations to extract value from such data. 

Course Details

College Link > WD210 - Software Systems Development

Colleges often have information about the course on their own website, along with other useful information relating to the college. (Note: Not always available)

Foreign language options with this course

There are options to study a language as part of this course. The following option(s) may be selected:

Languages
Includes time abroad?
Award Type
French
Elective Only
German
Elective Only

Career Sectors

This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.

Entry Requirements

To view Mature Entry requirements, or alternative requirements, please visit Qualifax or the Colleges' website


If you believe the data above to be incorrect, please let us know at info@careersportal.ie - thank you.

QQI FET/FETAC Links

This course will accept Any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.

Click on the link below to find PLC courses that also relate to this career sector. Note you can view more courses by adjusting the filters on the listings page.

View Courses (Filtered by Career Sector)

Points Calculator for QQI Awards:
Details of the QQI scoring system and a points calculator can be found  HERE

The Student - Career Interests

This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.

Investigative

The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with sophiscticated technology. These types prefer mentally stimulating environments and often pay close attention to developments in their chosen field.

Administrative

Administrative people are interested in work that offers security and a sense of being part of a larger process. They may be at their most productive under supervisors who give clear guidelines and while performing routine tasks in a methodical and reliable way.

They tend to enjoy clerical and most forms of office work, where they perform essential administrative duties. They often form the backbone of large and small organisations alike. They may enjoy being in charge of office filing systems, and using computers and other office equipment to keep things running smoothly. They usually like routine work hours and prefer comfortable indoor workplaces.

Career Progression

 

  • Mobile App Developer
  • Programmer/Analyst
  • Database Developer
  • Database Administrator
  • Web Developer
  • SAP Specialist
  • Business Analyst
  • Software Developer
  • System Developer 
  • Data Analyst 

 

Further Research

Qualifax
Qualifax Course Page

Qualifax is the National Learners Database. (Note: Link not always available)

DISCLAIMER: These links are to official sources of information for this course - we accept no responsibility for the information on them.

College Profile

College News

WIT expands number of Try WIT events for secondary students
Posted by Waterford Institute of Technology
Postgraduate Opportunities
Posted by Waterford Institute of Technology
Online Student Supports
Posted by Waterford Institute of Technology
Subject/Department Open Days at WIT
Posted by Waterford Institute of Technology

College Events

October
17
10:00 AM
Try Music at WIT
Waterford Institute of Technology - WIT
October
29
9:00 AM
Try Nursing at WIT
Waterford Institute of Technology - WIT
October
29
9:30 AM
Try Computers at WIT
Waterford Institute of Technology - WIT
November
06
12:00 AM
Southeast Science Festival
Waterford Institute of Technology - WIT
November
06
12:00 AM
Southeast Science Festival 2019
Waterford Institute of Technology - WIT