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|QQI Award Code:||5M0529 Software Development|
|QQI Award Code||5M0529 Software Development|
A course providing participants with high levels of competence in software development. To enable participants to design, develop and test software components and systems in a workplace environment. While many students will successfully progress to 3rd level education, this course offers skills which Irish workers depend on every day.
Computers are an enabling technology for business management, facilitating managers in their daily acquisition of knowledge to assist in decision making, and in finding creative solutions to unexpected challenges. We facilitate the learner in achieving self reliance and independence of thought when using these tools.
What will you Study?
Fundamentals of Object
Software Architecture 5N2772
Maths for Information Technology 5N18396
Games Analysis Design 5N1651
Image Processing 5N1292
Work Experience 5N1356
Web Authoring 5N1910
Programming and Design Principals
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.
This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.
To view CAO courses to which any Major Award (including this one) provides a possible Progression route, click below:
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College Website Course Page
Colleges often have information about the course on their own website, along with other useful information relating to the college. (Note: Not always available)Qualifax Course Page
Qualifax is the National Learners Database. (Note: Link not always available)
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