Computing - Data Analytics - ICT Skills - Conversion Course - Galway

Galway-Mayo IT - Galway


Course Name Computing - Data Analytics - ICT Skills - Conversion Course - Galway
Course Provider Galway-Mayo IT - Galway
Course Code 100122 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Galway Mayo Institute of Technology Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time, Online, Daytime
Location (Districts) Galway City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Applications now open for January 2020 start.
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Expand+2 years online

Online. It is anticipated that a number of optional on-campus workshops at GMIT Galway campus may take place each term.

Students (employed or unemployed) can complete the course over 12 months (full-time) or 18 to 24 Mo...

Course Fee A 10% contribution (750 Euros) is required from Employed applicants. Free to Unemployed applicants.
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Entry Requirements Level 8 Honours Degree (or equivalent if earned outside the EU - see

RPL applications will be considered from those holding a Level 7 who have significant work experience which would match the learning outcomes of a Level 8.
Number of Places 50
Course Content

Expand+You are a Level 8 Graduate from a non-computing background who wishes to enter into a career in computing.

The aim of the course is to provide you with a broad knowledge of computing, with a specialisation in data analytics.

This will enable yo...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The subjects undertaken are as follows:

Data Representation and Querying [5 credits at Level 8] In this module students will investigate and operate the protocols, standards and architectures used in representing and querying the data that exists...

Careers or Further Progression Data Analytics / Data Science is a growing area of employment, with significant future growth also anticipated.

This is well established in various national skills bulletins (e.g. Expert Group on Future Skills Needs).

A sufficient result on this course would qualify students to undertake Level 9 (Master) programmes.
Further Enquiries Peter Butler
Graduate and Professional Development
Dublin Road
Tel: +353 (0)91 742328
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