Computer Systems & Networking

Institute of Technology Tralee


Course Name Computer Systems & Networking
Course Provider Institute of Technology Tralee
Course Code TL614
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 6 Higher Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Tralee Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Tralee
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Apply to the Admissions Office, IT Tralee.
Duration 2 years full-time
Entry Requirements Applicants must achieve a pass in the Leaving Certificate or equivalent examinations, obtaining a minimum grade O6/H7 in English or Gaeilge, O6/H7 in mathematics or a minimum grade of F2 in foundation level mathematics (in specified courses) and O6/H7 in three other subjects.
Mature Applicants The Institute welcomes applications from persons who will be 23 years of age and over on the 1st of January of the proposed year of entry and who wish to be admitted as a mature student. The Institute reserves a minimum of 5% of all places for mature applicants.
Number of Places 20
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Financial Support

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Students attending full-time third level courses can apply for grant funding from Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) at Eligibility for grants is dealt with solely by the applicant (student) and SUSI. Gra...

Application Date Closing Date is 1st April.
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Course Content

Expand+This course delivers a thorough grounding in Computer Systems and Networking, giving you key skills for either work or further study. There are modules in understanding computer hardware, linking computers together into networks, basic computer langu...

Subjects Taught

Expand+YEAR 1
Semester 1
Structured Programming 1
Rapid Application Development
Computer Architecture
Web Development 1
User Interfaces
Network Fundamentals

Semester 2
Computer Hardware
LAN Switching and Wireless
Database Concepts

Careers or Further Progression WHAT ARE MY CAREER OPPORTUNITIES?
Graduates have taken up roles as network technicians and administrators and have found work in computer repairs and sales, in help-desk support, as database administrators, web developers and web managers. They have also carved out successful careers as self-employed technical contractors.

BSc in Computer Systems and Networking (+1 Year for level 6
Further Enquiries Ms Brigid Crowley
Head of Department of Creative Media and Information Technology
Tel: 066 719 1659
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