Course Overview Validation HETAC Framework Level Level 6 CAO Code GC 340 Requirements 5 D3s (Ord) to include a language and Maths Duration 2 years Full time
28 January 2013
Apply Through the CAO or directly at www.gcl.ie/apply
The Higher Certificate in Computing is a two year full-time/part-time programme that prepares you for a wide range of software development opportunities in both Irish and multinational companies.
The course, spread over four semesters, covers the full range of both software and hardware topics, highly relevant in todays growing IT industry. You will have an opportunity to use what you learn by developing software systems in individual and group-based learning situations.
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Foundations of Computing
IT in Society
Business Information Systems
Data Structures & Algorithms
Systems Analysis and Design
Operating System Design
Probability and Statistics
Learner protection for this programme is provided in accordance with section 43 of the Qualifications (Education and Training) Act 1999.
On successful completion of this certificate students may progress to the third year of the level 7 BSc in Computing.
Students will be ideally positioned to succeed as part of a business software development team or in the management of IT departments. You will be able to select and apply appropriate techniques to specific development projects and identify a wide range of techniques for software development.
Steps For Undergraduate courses:
- Full time Applicants under 23 years of age should apply directly through the college or through CAO.
- Mature applicants for full time or part time and applicants under 23 years of age for part time should apply directly to Griffith College.
- International applicants should also apply directly.
- For further information on the correct application procedure for you, please contact the Admissions Office for more details.
DIRECT ENTRY STEPS
Step 2 Send a copy of prior qualifications by email.
Step 3 Our Admissions Team will endeavour to contact you within 5 working days if you are successful in gaining a place.
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1st Year 2nd Year EU Student Full-Time €3,500 €3,500 Non-EU Student Full-Time €6,750 €5,500
Please Note: Registration fees are included in the price.