Secure IT & Deep / Machine Learning - Online

Institute of Technology Sligo


Course Name Secure IT & Deep / Machine Learning - Online
Course Provider Institute of Technology Sligo
Course Code 103335 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Minor Institute of Technology Sligo Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online
Location (Districts) Ballinode
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Application Date Application Closing Date: 31st August 2020.

*New Common Points Scale
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Applicants should list their CAO course choices in genuine order of preference and they will be offered the course highest up on their list that they are deemed eligible for, if any.
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Duration 1 year part-time online.
Course Fee Springboard Fees
Fee €3,500
Free for those classified as unemployed.
Fee for employed participants €350 (10% of fees)

This programme is funded under the Springboard initiative. If you are unemployed, you may be entitled to free fees for this programme under this initiative. If this programme is funded you will find it and be able to submit an application on the Springboard site at
Entry Requirements

Expand+Graduates with a Level 7 Ordinary Degree 2:1 or above in Computer Science or a related technical discipline are eligible to apply for this programme. Object-oriented programming knowledge at Level 7 would be expected.

Applicants who do not meet th...

Course Content

Expand+Course Summary
This Level 8 Certificate in "Secure IT Engineering & Deep Machine Learning" has been developed with the intent of up-skilling engineers/computer scientists with a body of knowledge in the critical areas of security, Artificial Intelli...

Subjects Taught Semester 1
Secure Software Development 05
Data Analytics 05
Software Defined Networks 05

Semester 2
Software Application Security Testing 05
Infrastructure Security Testing 05
Machine Learning 05
Number of Credits 30
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Opportunities
The software industry is exceptionally strong in Ireland, providing a significant number of employment opportunities in a wide variety of organisation. The opportunities are with both indigenous Irish companies and large multina...

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