Computing - General Entry

Institute of Technology Sligo

 

Course Name Computing - General Entry
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code SG102
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 6 Higher Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Sligo Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Ballinode
Duration 2 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Five grade O6/H7. Leaving Certificate subjects must include Mathematics* and English or Irish.

* Some courses do not require Mathematics as an entry requirement, while others have certain exemptions or honours requirements – please see section bel...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP LCVP
LCVP modules can be counted as one of the passes required when considering LCE entry requirements for IT Sligo courses. CAO points are awarded as follows:

Level Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+Scoring System for Eligible Applicants who hold QQI FET/FETAC Awards
A full QQI FET/FETAC Level 5 or 6 major award will have a minimum credit value of 120. Component awards, or achievement of less than 120 credits, do not constitute a full award.
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QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+IT Sligo welcomes applications from mature students. Up to 20% of places on courses in the Institute are reserved for mature applicants. We recognise the valuable life and work experience that they bring to the courses they undertake.

From your pe...

Alternative Entry

Expand+The Minimum Entry Requirements For Applicants From Northern Ireland (gce As, A2, Avce, Double Award, Btec) Are:
Applicants must have a recognised award at Level 3 on the UK framework of qualifications. GCE AS and A Level, NVQ Level 3, Advanced Diplo...

Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 30
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support

Expand+A Student Contribution (registration) fee of €3,000 (2019/20) is payable by all students who do not qualify for a grant or scholarship. SUSI, Student Universal Support Ireland, provides financial support to eligible students. There are two elements...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+Course Description:
The Higher Certificate in Computing is a two-year course where you begin in a shared first year alongside all other computing students across our courses. At year-end, we counsel you on your next step and (space permitted) admit...

Subjects Taught Course Structure:
Year One: A common first year across computing courses allows students and lecturers alike to establish where each student’s strengths lie.

Year Two: Students choose from the list of courses above. After your second year, you may choose to continue your study in that computer course to acquire a Level 7 Ordinary Degree or beyond, to a Level 8 course (all but Games Development offer a Level 8 Degree).
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Opportunities:
Your career opportunities will vary according to your choice of course in Year two. However, the ICT jobs shortage across the sector is an opportunity for our graduates - as many as 900,000 roles are left unfilled across Europ...

Further Enquiries Admissions Office
T: +353 (0)71 915 5379
E: admissions@itsligo.ie
 
Points History
Year Points
2019 190
2018 105