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DK721
Computing

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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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The programme offers four different elective streams: Web and Mobile, Computer Science, Computer Security, and Data Science.  In year one students get an introduction to all four streams, in year two you choose two streams and in year three and four you focus on one of these.

Computing
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This course will accept Any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.
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As a graduate of this programme you will have a skill set that will enable you to gain employment in industries in which there is a constant demand for software developers, particularly in the ever-expanding Internet sector.

Typical job titles include:

  • Software Engineer
  • Web Developer
  • E-Commerce Developer
  • Software Quality Engineer
  • Systems Architect
  • Internet Technical Specialist



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