Higher Diploma in Science in Computing (Software Development)

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

This course will appeal to non-technical professionals or graduates with a level 8 degree from different backgrounds who would like to upgrade their skills in the computing domain, helping them to progress faster in their employment or to apply the gained knowledge in their current role. The course teaches students computing fundamentals, complemented with detailed knowledge, problem-solving and specialised technical skills required for analysing, designing and developing technical software solutions.

The course offers a specialisation in Software Development, which brings the participants quickly to the graduate standard in this area. This course is designed with flexibility in mind, allowing learners to work through bespoke video content and guided tutorials the week before class, then polishing their knowledge with live online practical classes. Self-paced content is broken into small manageable chunks, and live sessions are designed for live questions and answers based around industry issues and practical problems.

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