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Computer Science & Software Engineering

Course Code(s):  6M0691
QQI Award Code:  6M0691 Software Development
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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St. Conleth's Community College

St. Conleth's Community College
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Course overview

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

Course Description

Students will acquire an up-to-date knowledge of computers, networking, applications, operating systems, understanding and applying structured programming concepts / techniques in the design and writing of computer programmes with modern Object Orientated languages. This programme is designed to allow students to follow on to a higher certificate and degree courses in several Institute Of Technology Colleges.

What will you Study?

Programming and Design Principals
Graphical User Interface Programming
Object Orientated Programming
Games Development
Software Architecture
Web Development
Project Management
Communications
Work Experience / Personal and Professional Development
Mathematics
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