This course will appeal to non-technical professionals who would like to upgrade their skills in applying web technologies to their organisation or for anyone who would like to make a career change into the computing industry. The course 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.
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 course may progress to a major award at level 9.
According to a recent Higher Education Outcomes Report released by the CSO, ICT graduates receive the highest weekly earnings five years after graduating compared to other sectors based on the analysis of the destinations of students who graduated between 2010 and 2016.
Three evenings per week
18.00 - 22.00 and a number of Saturdays 09.00 - 18.00.
Please note that exams can be scheduled during the morning, afternoon or evening Monday to Saturday.
This course runs over 1 year; 3 semesters
The cost of this course is €4,500.
(Fees revised annually)
You can spread the cost of this course with a direct debit plan.
This course 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 course contains a large amount of technical content and independent study on projects and assessments.
As a graduate of this course, you will be able to:
Applicants holding an honours degree (level 8) in any discipline will be considered for the course. 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.
This programme has a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policy. Specifically, students are expected to successfully participate in lectures, laboratories and projects using a portable computer (laptop/notebook) with a substantial hardware configuration. Its minimal suitable configuration is 8GB of RAM (16GB are recommended); a modern 64-bit x86 multi-core processor (Intel i5 or superior); 250+ GB of available space in hard disk; WiFi card; and a recent version of Ubuntu, macOS, or Windows
As the College will follow Government health advice when we re-open for the 2020/21 academic year, some changes to previously advertised delivery methods during the first semester will include online delivery of classes, which will replace classroom delivery in part or to a greater extent, depending on the course.
As a result, the College has provided recommended minimum laptop specifications that will allow students to access all programmes necessary for them to attend classes online.