Computing - Software Development - ICT Skills - Conversion Course - Galway

Galway-Mayo IT - Galway


Course Name Computing - Software Development - ICT Skills - Conversion Course - Galway
Course Provider Galway-Mayo IT - Galway
Course Code 100123 (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 Full-time Mode: (January – December 2019)
Part-time Mode: (January 2019 – May 2012)
Application Date To apply go to
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Expand+Students can complete the course over 12 or 18 Months.

The course is fully ONLINE, with optional programming workshops once per month on a Friday evening.

There are two options (full-time and part-time) as follows:

Full-time Mode: (January ...

Entry Requirements

Expand+Eligibility criteria:

Department of Education & Skills:

You must have a full NFQ Level 8 Honours Degree (or equivalent if earned outside the EU, see

RPL applications will be considered form those holding a Level 7 who have sign...

Course Content

Expand+This course provides an entry path for Level 8 graduates in other numerate disciplines to enter into careers in computing and it includes a placement in the IT industry.

There is the assumption behind the course that Level 8 graduates from other d...

Subjects Taught

Expand+The make up of this course is:

Object Oriented Software Development (10 credits)

Computer Architecture and Technology Convergence (5 credits)

Network Technologies (5 credits)

Database Design and Development (5 credits)

Web Applications...

Careers or Further Progression The Higher Diploma in Science in Computing is an Honours Degree level graduate conversion award which gives graduates from non-computing backgrounds the skills and knowledge to start a career in the IT industry.
Further Enquiries Contact:
Peter Butler
Tel: +353 (0)91 742328
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