If a Level 5 in another discipline has been completed, a prospective student may take part in an introductory programming course in May.
- Project Management 6N4090
- Object Oriented Programming 6N2108
- Software Architecture 6N1449
- GUI (Windows ) Programming 6N0736
- Work Experience 6N1946
- Communications 6N1950
- Relational Database 6N4785
- Mathematics 6N3395
- Networking Infrastructure 6N0733
- Web Authoring 6N2532
Students from this course who achieve the required grades may attain advanced entry to the second year of Level 8 Computer Sciences courses at the Dublin Institute of Technology, Institute of Technology Tallaght, Institute of Technology Blanchardstown, National College of Ireland and Griffith College. The core areas of the Programming Course are Software Architecture, Windows Programming, Object Orienting Programming in C++, Mathematics, Java & Relational Databases. The college continues to develop links from this course and all our courses on an ongoing basis.
Work experience is an essential part of all our programmes. The College assists students in finding suitable work placements and monitors and assesses their performance in the work place.
The IT sector is booming at the moment with a major shortage of Computer Science graduates. This course is a stepping stone to a qualification which leads to solid employment here at home in Ireland. Most successful Level 6 graduates from our Advanced Software Development course will progress to Level 8 degree programmes. Others may apply seek employment and pursue their degree studies on a part-time basis.