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 9 September 2019
Application Date

Expand+Applications for 2019 start dates will open on November 1st 2018.

EU Applicants: UCC operates a rounds closing date system for the majority of postgraduate taught courses, which means we offer places four times a year on a rolling basis. Some cour...

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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 1 year Full-time; 2 years Part-time
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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.

If you are applying with Qualifications obtained outside Ireland and you wish to verify if you meet the minimum academic and Englis...

Comment 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

Placement or Study Abroad Information
This is a short intensive course which does not contain a placement option.
Course Content

Expand+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 equip you with a r...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Full time option: Students take a total of 60 credits: 30 credits in teaching Period 1 and 30 credits in Period 2.

CS1117Introduction to Programming (10 credits) - Dr David Stynes, Semesters 1 and 2
CS5002Web Development 1 (5 credits) ...

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

Expand+Skills and Careers Information
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:
with exp...

Further Enquiries Contact details for this course
Dr Steve Prestwich
+ 353 21 420 5911
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