Computing - Pre-University

Monaghan Institute


Course Name Computing - Pre-University
Course Provider Monaghan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code PU04 5M0529
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 5 Certificate (Level 5 NFQ)  More info... Major QQI Level 5 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time
Location (Districts) Monaghan Town
Course Content

Expand+This programme is designed for students wishing to study Computing at University. Learners who are interested in digital skills, computer coding or STEM subjects would be most suitable for this course. The programme enables learners to progress to st...

FET Code 5M0529 - Software Development
Duration One Year - Full Time Study
Comment Qualifications Obtained
5M0529 QQI Level 5 Software Development
CompTIA A+ 901 Essentials
CompTIA A+ 902 IT Technician
Course Fee Government Levy €200.00
QQI Exam Fee € 50.00
Booking Deposit € 50.00
Capitation Fee €130.00
Financial Support Full-time learners may be eligible to apply for a Further Education grant, which is means tested. For more information and advice contact your local Education and Training Board (ETB) or visit or where applications can be made online.

Further Information

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Subjects Taught Students will complete core computing subjects including:
Games Analysis and Design
Software Architecture
Web Authoring
Programming and Design Principles
Fundamentals of Object Oriented Programming
Database Methods

Common subjects such as Communications, Work Experience and Maths for Information Technology may also be included. Students will also be encouraged to gain additional certification in CompTIA A+901 Essentials and A+902 IT Technician.
Entry Requirements Applicants for this Advanced Certificate Course must have already successfully obtained a QQI Level 5 Certificate in Art, Craft & Design or equivalent. Entry may be subject to interview & portfolio.
Assessment Method You will be assessed on the basis of:
• Examinations
• Project Work
• Final Assessment of Portfolio
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Degree Progression?
There are many degree options available from this course, including:
Computer Science / UCD
Business Information Systems / NUIG
Computer Science / UCC > Digital Humanities & IT / UCC
Computing / DkIT
Games Development / Dk...

Further Enquiries Monaghan Institute Education Campus, Armagh Road, Monaghan
Tel. 047-84900
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