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+About This Course
Our Computer Games Programming (Year 1) course provides 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 un...

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

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Course Fee €600. Please refer to the Institute's website for a breakdown of the course fee (see "Link to Course Fee" above).
Financial Support

Expand+Cavan Institute is an approved college for Post-Leaving Certificate (PLC) maintenance grants. PLC maintenance grants are available to eligible students attending full-time courses in Cavan Institute.

This grant must be applied for, through Studen...

Application Date How do I Apply?
On-line applications for the 2021/22 academic year are Open (via link below).

A valid email address must be used as correspondence may be made via email.

Your PPS Number is also required as part of the application process.
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Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Course commences in September 2021.
Subjects Taught Games Analysis and Design
Image Processing
Programming and Design Principles
Fundamentals of Object Oriented Programming
Design Skills
Software Architecture
Computer Systems Hardware
Operating Systems
Maths for Information Technology
Communications
Work Experience

Students will also be given the opportunity to prepare for and achieve certification in Oracle Java Foundations Certified Junior Associate (novice-level certification).
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.
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Careers or Further Progression

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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 Cavan Institute,
Cathedral Road,
Cavan,
Co. Cavan.
H12 E426
email: admin@cavaninstitute.ie
Tel: +353 49 4332633
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