Coding & Computational Thinking - Thurles Campus

TUS - Tipperary Campuses


Course Name Coding & Computational Thinking - Thurles Campus
Course Provider TUS - Tipperary Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code LC_KCCMP_RTH
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 9 NFQ)  More info.. Special Purpose Technological University of the Shannon Level 9 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online or Distance, Daytime, Weekend, Blended
Location (Districts) Thurles
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Contact Provider for next intake date.
Location: Thurles
Application Date Application Deadline: TBC for September 2023

Application Process
All applicants must complete the online application form and upload the supporting documentation as outlined below.

1. Current CV
2. Proof of existing educational qualifications.
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Duration 15 weeks.

Blended and online learning provides a flexible route of study for students, which enable various degrees of autonomy and self-regulation in the learning process. This programme will be delivered in a blended learning approach with a number of workshops supplemented by weekly online content and will run subject to a sufficient number of eligible applications received by the closing date.
Course Fee €1,100
Entry Requirements

Expand+Academic Entry Requirements: This programme is primarily aimed at teachers and those running computer clubs for children and teenagers. Candidates should hold an honours degree in a non-cognate discipline or approved equivalent qualification. Prospec...

Comment Qualification
Certificate in Coding & Computational Thinking (Special Purpose Award, Level 9, 10 Credits)
Course Summary This course provides participants with the skills to teach coding and computational thinking using project based learning. More specifically, participants will be able to formulate computational problems logically, and to bring ideas through to successful completion by design and development of coding projects.
Course Content

Expand+Coding & Computational Thinking (L9, 10 ECTS)
The aim of this programme is to develop the knowledge, skill sets and competencies of participants who do not have a formal background in Computer Science to be able to deliver computing programmes in sc...

Learning Outcomes

Expand+On completion of this module, the participant will/should be able to:
• Demonstrate an understanding of the theory, concepts and methods pertaining to design and development of interactive applications
• Apply computational logic and design pra...

Subjects Taught What modules will I study?
Coding and Computational Thinking 10 credits
This module will provide learners with the knowledge and skills to teach coding and computational thinking using project based learning techniques. The core strands of this module include problem solving, coding concepts and application development.

An active approach to teaching and learning is employed.
Assessment Method Assessment/Examinations
No examinations, all modules 100% Assessment
Number of Credits 10
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Are there opportunities for further study?
Special Purpose Award ? Certificate in Coding for Embedded Systems (Level 9 – 10 credit)

Certificate of Science in Computing -...

Further Enquiries Flexible Learning Team
+353 504 28112

For queries relating to the course contact
Pamela O'Brien
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