Internet of Things (loT) is one of the most
rapidly changing and in-demand areas
today - which makes it a tremendously
exciting domain in which to study or
work. The loT technology and application
market is attracting heavy investment
from governments, the IT industry and the
As the loT continues to expand, IT
professionals will enjoy a variety of
challenging careers and job opportunities.
IT skills and knowledge on sensor data
analysis, development of applications that
communicate with intelligent objects,
wireless network communication, RFID will
be especially sought after in the age of loT.
The Certificate in Internet of Things gives
learners an appropriate in-depth practicalbased
learning experience regarding the
latest loT technologies and application
development. The course enables learners
to acquire outstanding application
development skills in the Internet of
Things area through analysis, investigation,
requirements elicitation, problem-solving,
and team work.
Through its innovative teaching and
learning strategies, the course develops
skills and in-depth knowledge in the core
topics of Internet of Things including
technologies for Internet of Things,
software development with applicability
in the Internet of Things domain and data
mining and visualisation.
The role of graduates from this course
will be primarily that of an application
developer who designs, implements and
tests advanced software solutions for the
new Internet of Things domain.
IT professionals or college students with
a level 8 degree on the NFQ in computing
or cognate areas, looking to gain technical
skills and to specialise their knowledge in
the area of Internet of Things or migrate
to a new discipline to increase their
employment potential would all benefit
from this course.
The Certificate in Internet of Things is
awarded by QQI at level 9 on the
National Framework of Qualifications.
This course will allow learners to progress
to major awards at level 9 on the National
Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).
For information on the modules taught on this course view our module descriptors.
An honours (level 8) primary degree with a
2.2 award or higher in computer science or
a cognate discipline. The college operates a
Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning
(RPEL) scheme meaning applicants who
do not meet the normal academic entry
requirements, may be considered based
on relevant work or other experience.
Non-English speaking applicants must
demonstrate fluency in the English
language as demonstrated by IELTS
academic score of at least 6.0 or equivalent.
This programme has a BYOD (Bring Your
Own Device) policy. Specifically, students
are expected to successfully participate in
lectures, laboratories and projects using
a laptop computer of their own with a
substantial hardware configuration.
The course will be assessed with a blend
of project work and exams. This varies
between modules but typically assessment
is 50% continuous assessment and 50%
exam. Please note that exams may take
place in the daytime and evening.
Two evenings per week,
18.00 - 22.00
This course runs over 1 year; 2 semesters
This course costs € 3,000 per annum.
(Fees revised annually)
You can spread the cost of this course with a direct debit plan.
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