Computer Games Programming

Cavan Institute

 

Course Name Computer Games Programming
Course Provider Cavan Institute
Alternative Provider(s) Cavan & Monaghan ETB
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Course Code 5M0529
Course Type PLC Post Leaving Cert
Qualifications
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) Cavan Town
Course Content

Expand+The purpose of the course is to provide students with a firm foundation in the craft of writing computer programs and creating 2D and 3D computer games. Students will gain the necessary knowledge and skills to understand how computers work and can be...

FET Code 5M0529 - Software Development Level 5
Duration 1 year
Alternative Entry

Expand+Mature Applicants
Cavan Institute welcomes mature applicants who wish to return to full-time education. Such applicants may not be required to have the minimum entry requirements. The Institute will look for satisfactory evidence of the applicants a...

Course Fee

Expand+There is a vast difference between fees charged by Cavan Institute and those of higher education colleges.

Cavan Institute’s annual registration fee is €300, plus a €200 government levy. Please note that this government levy is refundable to...

Financial Support

Expand+Sources of Financial Support

1. PLC Maintenance Grant
Means-tested maintenance grants are available to eligible students attending approved full-time courses of further education in approved Post Leaving Certificate (PLC) centres, of which Cavan ...

Interview No - We do not conduct interviews
Application Date HOW DO I APPLY?
On-line applications for the 2019/20 academic year are Open (via link below).
A valid email address must be used as correspondence may be made via email.
Application Weblink Web Page - Click Here
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Course commences in September 2019
Subjects Taught Course Content:
Games Analysis and Design
Image Processing
Programming and Design Principles
Fundamentals of Object Oriented Programming
Operating Systems
Maths for Information Technology
Communications
Work Experience
Design Skills
Software Architecture
Computer Systems Hardware

Students will also be given the opportunity to prepare for and achieve certification in Oracle Java Foundations Certified Junior Associate (novice-level certification)
Mature Entry Places Mature students are welcome to apply.
Entry Requirements Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or QQI Level 4 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career Opportunities
The games industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world and opportunities are plentiful in Ireland and abroad. Examples of job titles include animator, background artist, game programmer, engine programmer, mode...

Further Enquiries Telephone: 049 433 2633
Facsimile: 049 436 1933
Email: admin@cavaninstitute.ie
Web: www.cavaninstitute.ie
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