Higher Diploma in Science in Computing (International)

Description: Higher Diploma in Science in Computing (International)
Duration: 1 year
NFQ Level: Level 8

The Higher Diploma in Science in Computing is a Level 8 course. The course will teach you the computing fundamentals, complemented with detailed knowledge, problem-solving and specialised technical skills required for designing, developing and deploying software.

The course offers a specialisation in Software Development in the second semester.

Students who successfully complete this course will be eligible to progress to a Master’s programme (Level 9) in a specialised area of computing such as MSc in Data Analytics, MSc in Cybersecurity, MSc in Cloud ComputingMSc in Fintech, MSc in Artificial Intelligence and MSc in Artificial Intelligence for Business.

Note that a minimum of three years relevant work experience in industry is required to be eligible for the MSc in Artificial Intelligence for Business. 

How to Apply

International students can apply for this course by selecting a start date below:

If you have any queries, please contact our International Team by emailing international@ncirl.ie.

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