Software Development

Moate Business College


Course Name Software Development
Course Provider Moate Business College
Course Code 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, Daytime
Location (Districts) Moate
Course Content

Ireland has an international reputation as a centre of excellence in Information Technology. Both multinationals and home-grown talent contribute to making technology one of the fastest growing industries in the country. Intel, HP, IBM, Microso...

Duration 1 year full-time.
Comment QQI Certification: QQI Certificate in Software Development 5M0529.

5 Reasons to Choose Moate Business College:
- Earn up to 390 CAO Points
- Low Fees
- Erasmus+ Opportunities
- Students Grants Available
- Advanced Entry into 2nd Year of many Third Level Colleges
Alternative Entry Mature students are always welcome
Course Fee There are no fees for tuition. However, charges exist to cover the costs of the following items: examination fees, workshops and registration charges by professional bodies. Please contact for information on individual course costs.
Financial Support Students undertaking any full time Further Education course may apply for a means tested PLC maintenance grant. Application forms are available from
Interview Yes
Application Date To apply online please click on the "Application Weblink" below.
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Subjects Taught Course Content
Fundamentals of Object-Oriented Programming 5N0541
Games Analysis and Design 5N1651
Software Architecture 5N2772
Web Authoring 5N1910
Operating Systems 5N2928
Math for Information Technology 5N18396
Mobile Technologies 5N0580
Communications 5N0690
Database Methods 5N0783
Work Experience 5N1356 or Personal and Professional Development 5N2985

Note: Modules may be subject to change
Mature Entry Places Applications are especially welcome from mature students
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate Standard or QQI Level 4

English language requirement of a B2.2 standard where English is not your first language

Basic I.T. Skills required

All mature students (23+) without these qualifications are welcome to apply
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Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Opportunities
This course provides the basic platform for finding employment in the I.T. sector, or as a pathway to further studies. There are a wide range of opportunities in the sector, including:

Software Engineering
Technical Support

Further Enquiries Moate Business College,
Lake Road,
Moate, Co Westmeath.
Tel: 090 6481178.

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