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Computer Networking & Maintenance

Course Code(s):  6M0691
QQI Award Code:  6M0691 Software Development
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Mallow College of Further Education
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Course overview

Course Code 6M0691
QQI Award Code 6M0691 Software Development
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This full-time day course continues studies for a career in programming with network expertise. Learners will gain the knowledge and experience for a future working either as part of a software development team or as an independent program or app developer.

Learners will develop a competence in object-oriented and graphical user interface programming, software project design and planning, relational-database development; with the technical backup of networks expertise.

What will you Study?

Project Management
Object Oriented Programming
Software Architecture
Graphical User Interface Programming
Communications
Work Experience
Relational Database
Physical and Logical Networking
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Progression to CAO Courses

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