Computer Science - ICT Skills Conversion Course

Waterford Institute of Technology


Course Name Computer Science - ICT Skills Conversion Course
Course Provider Waterford Institute of Technology
Course Code KCOSC
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Waterford Institute of Technology Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Online
Location (Districts) Waterford City
Qualification Letters HDip
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Eligible applicants may apply via Springboard
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Start Date: Mid-January 2019.
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Duration 2 years part-time
Course Fee €850
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Financial Support

Expand+Funding Eligibility
Employed people will pay a fee of €850 for the course with the Government paying the remaining 90% of the course fee on your behalf. The fee will be payable only at the final stage of the application process when you have been ...

Entry Requirements

Expand+Academic Eligibility
To be eligible for an ICT skills conversion course a person must meet the residency and nationality criteria, be suitably qualified and hold a Level 8 Degree in a cognate discipline.

Applicants who do not currently meet the a...

Comment Campus: Cork Road
Course Content

The ONLINE Higher Diploma in Science in Computer Science is a 24-month ICT Conversion Course designed to allow honours graduates from non-computing disciplines to acquire the industry-relevant ICT and software development skills, experti...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year 1
Semester 1
Orientation Day on site in WIT
Programming(10 credits)
Web Development (5 credits)
Summer School module (5 credits) including optional onsite day at WIT

Semester 2
Computer Systems (5 credits)
Computer Networks (5 credit...

Careers or Further Progression

The ICTSkills course is tailored to produce the programmers and software developers that are in very high demand across multiple sectors:
•Software Development
•Financial Services
•Online retailers / publishers / services prov...

Further Enquiries Course Leader(s)
Course Coordinator: Joan Mangan
Phone:051 302849

Course Leader: Eamonn DeLeastar
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