DT762 CPD Diploma in Computing

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Location

DIT Kevin Street, Dublin 8

Start date

19th September

Description

This programme is available to applicants who hold an Honours Degree with and without a background in computing (different streams for applicants with different backgrounds).

This programme will offer students an opportunity to upskill or reskill in areas highly relevant to Ireland’s emerging smart economy. Students can choose to study any of the following streams:

  • Data Analytics
  • Advanced Software Development
  • Information and Knowledge Management
  • Universal Design and Assistive Technology
  • Cloud Computing and Data Analytics

Students will achieve an award reflecting their specialism.

This programme is comprised of a set of modules taken from the MSc programmes in the School of Computing, and as such provides the student with level 9 learning without having to commit to study towards an MSc.

The programme aims to equip students with knowledge of how technologies are developed and applied as part of computing initiatives to leverage or improve ICT in organisations and wider society, impart a sound understanding of ethical and professional issues relevant to ICT and expose students to selected, leading-edge topics, methodologies and technologies within computing to significantly advance their career prospects within the IT sector.

Course Duration

This is a one year programme comprised of modules selected from the various MSc programmes in the School of Computing.

Career opportunities

Depending on options taken and background, graduates may be eligible to work in the following roles:

  • IT support
  • Software Developer
  • IT consultant
  • Project Manager
  • Data Analyst

Progression

Graduates of this programme are encouraged to look at some of the other postgraduate options available in the School of Computing.

Entry requirements

The minimum admission requirements for entry to this programme are as follows:

B.Sc. (Honours 2.2. or better) in Computer Science or an allied discipline with computer science as a significant programme component. Each programme will be assessed by the Admissions and Exemptions Committee.

or

Honours degree (2.2 grade or higher) in an accepted discipline, to be assigned to a relevant stream. Assignment to streams will take place in September 2011.

Contact Details for Further Information:

Contact Iseult Kelly (sci-springboard@dit.ie)

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