Computing Science - Applied Computing Technology - Conversion Course

University College Cork


Course Name Computing Science - Applied Computing Technology - Conversion Course
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code CKO08 CKO10
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Cork City
Qualification Letters HDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Start Date: 7 September 2020
Application Date

Expand+Applications for academic year 2020/2021 are open.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means offers are made four times a year on a rolling basis. Some courses have one s...

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PAC Application Information

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1. Choose Course
Firstly choose your course. Applicants can apply for up to three courses under one application. Details of taught courses are available on our online prospectus.

2. Apply Online
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Duration CKO08: 1 year Full-time
CKO10: 2 years Part-time

Course Practicalities
A typical five credit module includes:
• two lecture hours
• one to two hours of practicals per week
• outside these regular hours, you are required to study independently.
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Entry Requirements

Expand+This Conversion Course is open to graduates of any discipline other than Computer Science or a similar discipline.

English Language Requirements
Applicants that are non-native speakers of the English language must meet the university approved En...

Comment Who teaches this course
• CS5002 Dr Derek Bridge, Semester 1
• CS5007 Dr James Doherty, Semester 2
• CS5008 Mr Adrian O’Riordan, Semester 1
• CS5009 Dr Ahmed Zahran, Semester 1
• CS5018 Dr Derek Bridge, Semester 2
• CS5019 Professor John Morrison, Semester 1
• CS5020 Professor John Morrison, Semester 2
• CS5021 Dr Steve Prestwich, Semester 1
• CS5222 Dr Maurizio Mancini, Semesters 1 & 2
• CS5523 Dr James Doherty, Semester 2
Course Content

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The Higher Diploma in Applied Computing Technology is a Conversion Course open to graduates from non-computing disciplines. The course provides you with an understanding of the principles of internet-based computer systems and will eq...

Subjects Taught

Students take a total of 60 credits: 30 credits in teaching Period 1 and 30 credits in Period 2.

• CS5002 Web Development 1 (5 credits) - Dr Derek Bridge, Semester 1
• CS5007 Computer Applications with Visual Basic (5 cr...

Assessment Method The Higher Diploma in Applied Computing Technology will be examined through a combination of end-of-year exams and module assignments.
Careers or Further Progression

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Graduates of the Higher Diploma in Applied Computing Technology can:
1. Continue to the MSc Computing Science having achieved a 1H diploma or
2. Exit and take up employment as in areas such as:
• Development - wit...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Dr Klaas-Jan Stol
+353 21 4203923
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