CCT College Dublin


Course Name Computing
Course Provider CCT College Dublin
Course Code 101693 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Intakes Autumn and Spring
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Duration This programme is delivered over 2 academic semesters, 1 calendar year.

The Higher Diploma in Science in Computing is a one calendar year higher diploma programme. The Irish NQF Level of this course is Level 8.
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Entry Requirements

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Course Summary The overall aim of this programme, leading to the (Major) award of Higher Diploma is to provide learners with the necessary theoretical and practical skills, knowledge and competence, to gain a comprehensive, strong and specialised, foundation and practical understanding of the area of computing.
Course Content

Expand+On successful completion of this programme, graduates should be able to successfully secure professional roles at entry to mid-level positions in Computing and Computing-related industries and progress to leadership or research roles using skills rel...

Subjects Taught Semester 1
Introduction to Computing
Introduction to Programming
Maths for Computing
Operating Systems and Architecture

Semester 2
Web Development
Software Development Fundamentals
Algorithms and Constructs
Networking & Virtualisation
Project Skills & Professionalism
Assessment Method CCT will utilise a variety of assessment methods to help ensure that the learning outcomes of each subject will be achieved, for example, Written Examination compiled of long or short term essays, Objective Tests, Presentations, Group Projects, Practical Assignments, Oral Examinations and final examinations where applicable.
Number of Credits Award
Higher Diploma in Science in Computing
Awarding Body
Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI)
Award Level
NFQ Level 8 (75 ECTS)
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+On successful completion of the programme, graduates will be entitled to transfer or progress to a range of level 8 (transfer to) and level 9 (progress onto) programmes in a related field, at the discretion of the programme provider.

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