Computing - Applied Computing

Letterkenny Institute of Technology

 

Course Name Computing - Applied Computing
Course Provider Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Course Code LY708
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Letterkenny Institute of Technology Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 Years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum Entry Requirements:
Minimum Six O6/H7
Maths O6/H7
English or Irish O6/H7
At least two H5

Results from Bunleibhéal Gaeilge do not meet the entry requirements.

Foundation Maths
Foundation maths at and above grade F2 (80%) will meet t...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme
The LCVP link units are considered as a single subject that may be counted towards matriculation and points are awarded as follows:

LCVP Grade Points from 2017 onward
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+QQI FET Level 5 Awards (Formerly FETAC)
Applicants must present a full major award. A record achievement, a minor award or a components award will not meet the minimum entry requirement. Additional specific requirements apply to some courses.

Q...

QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+If you are applying for first year and will be 23 years of age (or older) by 1 January in the proposed year of entry you are defined as a “Mature Applicant”. The term “Mature Applicant” is not used for those applying for entry to year 2 or higher.
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Alternative Entry Go to: https://www.lyit.ie/Study-at-LYIT/International-Students/How-to-Apply for further information.
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 24
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+Is this course for you?
This level 8 programme is designed to give the graduate experience of a wide range of fundamental computing skills from computer programming where you will learn to give the computer instructions to tell it what you want it t...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I have to study?
What will I study?
Year 1
Semester 1
• Computer Architecture and Operating Systems 1 (M)
• Mathematics for Computing 1 (M)
• Introduction to Programming (M)
• Personal and Professional Development (M)
• Web Fundamen...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career opportunities
Successful graduates find themselves working in the following sectors:
• Software Development Houses
• Banks and Insurance Companies
• All areas of medicine, transport, education etc.

Graduate careers typically include:
•...

Further Enquiries Department Administration
Telephone: (074) 918 6306
Head of Department: Thomas Dowling
Telephone: (074) 918 6304
Email: thomas.dowling@lyit.ie
 
Points History
Year Points
2018 307
2017 276
2016 300