Higher Diploma in Science in Web Technologies
This programme will appeal to non-technical professionals who would like to upgrade their skills in applying web technologies to their organisation. The programme will give them the opportunity to develop expertise in an important growth area of IT that relates to web technologies. The programme is practical in nature and aims to provide individuals with an understanding of how to create rich internet web applications using the latest web frameworks.
Who is the Programme for?
This programme is for non-technical professionals in the workplace and college graduates from non-technical disciplines at level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications. It should be noted that the programme contains a large amount of technical content and independent study on projects and assessments.
The programme consists of two taught
semesters of 14 weeks duration.
As a graduate of this course, you will be able to:
- Create a web application
- Use a web framework to create web applications
- Understand the latest web 2.0 technologies
- Create a rich internet application that can communicate asynchronously
- Engineer a web application from requirements through analysis, design, implementation and testing
- Connect the web application to a database
1 year; 2 semesters of 13 weeks each
Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 18.00 - 22.00
and every second Saturday: 09.00 - 16.00
Applicants holding an honours degree (level 8) in any discipline will be considered for the programme. The college operates a Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL) scheme meaning applicants who do not meet the normal academic requirements may be considered based on relevant work and other experience. This may be assessed using a portfolio of learning, demonstration of work produced and interview.
The Higher Diploma in Science in Web Technologies is awarded by QQI at level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications. Students who successfully complete this programme may progress to a major award at level 9 such as the Masters of Science in Web Technologies.
Web technologies and cloud computing are set to be some of the main areas of job growth over the coming years and this programme provides graduates from other disciplines with the opportunity to transfer into this area. This course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to take up roles such as web application developer, web master or other business roles where a strong understanding of the possibilities of web technologies is required. This programme has been developed due to demand from industry for skilled graduates in this area as there are currently a large number of unfilled positions in indigenous Irish companies and multinationals.
Course fee listing. Fees include tuition, registration assessment and capitation fees (Fees revised annually).
For more information on the subjects taught on this course view our module descriptor.
Monday 16th September 2013