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Higher Certificate in Science in Computing

Programme Purpose

This programme is a 2-year Higher Certificate programme aimed at Leaving Certificate graduates or mature applicants who wish to follow a career in Computer Application Development. The programme will run both on part-time and full-time basis in order to cater to the different types of learners. The learners will have to attend classroom lectures and tutorials over the academic year, as well as study independently. Learners will study for 2 stages taking modules that cover topics such as Discrete Mathematics, Problem Solving & Programming, Web Design & Development, Introduction to Programming leading on to Object Oriented Programming and then Data Structures & Algorithms, Digital Multimedia, Computer Architecture, Introduction to Data Modelling & Databases, Data Communications & Networking, Team Project and Software Engineering. The programme leads to a level 6 Higher Certificate in Science in Computing awarded by QQI. Graduates of this programme may pursue further education or employment within the Computing Industry.

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Dublin City

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Centres offering Higher Certificate in Science in Computing

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National College of Ireland Mayor Street, IFSC, Dublin 1, D01 Y300 01 4498500