Advanced Software Development Level 6

Area:
Westmeath
Price:
on request
Duration:
Sept to May
Type:
Further Education and PLC
Times:
Two Academic Years

Course description

Advanced Software Development QQI Level 6

AIMS
This advanced course is ideal for students who want to pursue a career in Software Development and IT. It enables Level 5 Software Development or Computer Programming students to progress and develop their skills.

The course prepares participants for careers in Software Development, Computer Programming and Technical Support as well as progression to Third Level Institutes and Colleges through the Higher Education Links Scheme including direct entry to the second year of some degree programmes.

Students are given training in job interview techniques and CV preparation. Visits to companies are also organised with a view to possible internships.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Relevant QQI Level 5 Award or equivalent
All mature students (23+) with suitable work experience are welcome to apply

Course Content
Object-Oriented Programming 6N2108
Graphical User Interface Programming 6N0736
Software Architecture 6N1449
Mobile Technology 6N3395
Project Management 6N4090
Mathematics 6N3395
Work Experience 6N1946
Communications 6N1950
Note:  Modules may be subject to change

QQI Certification
On successful completion of the course, candidates who reach the required standard will receive the following award:

QQI Level 6 Certificate in Software Development (6M0691)

Possible Progression from this course
Advanced Entry Progression
Students who successfully complete the Level 6 in Software Development in MBC are eligible to apply for advanced entry to the second year of many 3rd Level College Courses

More Progression Options
Click here for Progression Routes from Software Development 6M0691

The link above is to the Progression Routes Section of the CareersPortal website.  You can use this link to find the CAO courses that are available to you with your Moate Business College (MBC) QQI Award. Use the Career Sectors/Regions filters to focus your research.

Moate Business College does not accept responsibility for any errors on the CareersPortal website.  It is always advisable to check the individual college website also.

Career Opportunities
This course provides the basic platform for finding employment in the I.T. sector, or as a pathway to further studies. There are a wide range of opportunities in the sector, including:
Software Engineering
Technical Support
Games Design
Web Development
Software Testing
Computer Operations
Cloud Computing
App Development
Banking
Health Boards
Civil Service Local Authority Offices
IT Administration
Computer Forensics and Security

Got any questions about this course? email: [email protected]

See link to the Software Development Level 6 leaflet https://moatebusinesscollege.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Software-Development-L6.pdf


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