Computer Networks & Cloud Infrastructure

Institute of Technology Sligo

 

Course Name Computer Networks & Cloud Infrastructure
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code SG253
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Sligo Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Ballinode
Duration 4 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Honours Degree/level 8

Four grade O6/H7 and two grade H5.

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 ...

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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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 25
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 Course Description:
This course is fundamentally a computing course, but one with a clear focus on the infrastructure that powers the movement of data about the internet. Practically every business relies on its Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) network – maintaining systems and launching new ones are critical. Our aim is to train systems and network experts who can work in virtually any industry that relies on these key business systems.
Subjects Taught

Expand+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 will be introduced to Networks and Database Technology and Manageme...

Comment Accreditation:
This course is mapped onto professional industry qualifications in the areas of CompTIA A+, CCNA, CCNA Security, CCNP Routing and Switching. This helps to prepare graduates for immediate employment locally, nationally and internationally.
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities:
Graduates work with the likes of Cisco, Dell EMC and Vodafone to build capacity in the global data networks.

Further Study Opportunities: Students as with any Level 8 in computing may progress to an MSc in Computing.
Further Enquiries Admissions Office
T: +353 (0)71 915 5379
E: admissions@itsligo.ie
 
Points History
Year Points
2019 273
2018 272