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Computer Studies with Coding and Web Design level 5

Course Type: PLC and Further Education
Institute Name: Moate Business College
Fee: on request
Duration: Sept to May
Time: One Academic Year
Course Locations: Westmeath
Application Deadline: Course is run on regular basis

Course Details

COMPUTER STUDIES (Information Processing) (5M2067)

This full time course provides an intensive programme of education and computer training as preparation for computer related careers in a commercial environment. The course provides a solid foundation in computer studies and equips students with knowledge and expertise in a wide range of Computer Applications. Considerable emphasis is placed on practical work, which reflects current practice in industry and commerce. The course organisation provides for related work experience.
 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
This course provides the basis from which a student may further his/her studies or find employment as an Information Technology Assistant in the commercial area.

There is a wide range of opportunities in the I.T. sector including: Technical Support, Web/Internet Support,  Computer Operations, Administration, Sales, Banks, Building Societies, Health Boards and Civil Service Local Authority Offices

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Leaving Certificate standard or equivalent, combined with an interest in Information Technology

COURSE CONTENT
Spreadsheets Methods, Database Methods, Word Processing, Information and Communication Systems, The Internet, Communications, Desktop Publishing, Work Experience and Web Authoring

EXTRA WORKSHOPS

The following workshops will take place as part of the course Programming, Photoshop, CV Preparation and Interview Skills

POSSIBLE PROGRESSION FROM THE COURSE

Moate Business College
6M4985: Advanced Certificate in Business Computing (Level 6)

Athlone Institute of Technology
AL650: Higher Certificate in Business (Level 6)
AL653: Higher Certificate in Office Management (Level 6)
AL657: Higher Certificate in Computing for Business (Level 6)
AL655: Higher Certificate in Business in Social Media Marketing (Level 6)
AL705: BSc Software Dev (Mobile apps and Connected Devices)

AL703: Network Management *

AL702: Electronics and Wireless Communications *

AL704: Computer Engineering*

AL801: Softward Design (Game Development or Cloud Computing)*

 

Carlow Institute of Technology
CW206: Computing (Options:Applications/Commercial Programming/Networking)
CW207: Software Development (Level 7)

CW217: Computer Systems Management (Level 7)

CW527:  Electronic Engineering (Level 7)

Sligo Institute of Technology

SG131: Computing - Games Development (Level 7)                                                    SG137: Computing - Systems and Networking (Level 7)*                              SG538: Web Development and Creative Media (Level 7)*

GMIT
GA776: Business Computing and Digital Media (Level 7)
GA869: Higher Certificate in Business In Computer Applications (Level 6)                       GA775: Computing in Software Development (Level 7)                                               GA183:  Business Information Systems (Level 7)                                                              GA570: Computer and Electronic Engineering (Level 7)                                                  GA681: Energy Engineering (Level 8)

Letterkenny Institute of Technology
LY117: Administration and Information Technology (Level 7)
LY717: Computing (Computing Level 7)
LY747: Computing with Web and Mobile Applications Development    

Dublin Institute of Technology
DT354: Business Computing (Level 8)
DT365: Business and Management (Level 8)

CERTIFICATION
On successful completion of the course, candidates who reach the required standard will receive the following award:
• QQI Certificate in Computer Studies (Information Processing) 5M2067

Applications are especially welcome from Mature Students
 

GRANT

Moate Business College students are eligible under the same conditions that apply to any third level institution for the government paid maintenance grant.

Apply to S.U.S.I on www.studentfinance.ie

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