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Computer Science - Applied Computing Technology HDip

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Course Code: CKO08 Full-time; CKO10 Part-time

Course Title: Computer Science - Applied Computing Technology

College: Science, Engineering and Food Science

Computer Science - Applied Computing Technology

Duration: 1 year Full-time; 2 years Part-time

Teaching Mode: Full-time, Part-Time

The part-time option will be taught during weekday working hours over 2 years.

Qualifications: HDip

NFQ Level: Level 8

Costs: 2017/2018 Irish/EU €6,000; 2017/2018 Non-EU €18,000

2017 Entry Requirements: This CONVERSION COURSE is open to graduates of any discipline other than Computer Science or a similiar discipline.

Closing Date: Applications now closed for 2017/2018

Next Intake: September 2018

Overview

The Higher Diploma in Applied Computing Technology is a CONVERSION COURSE open to graduates from non-computing disciplines. The course provides you with an understanding of the principles of internet-based computer systems and will equip you with a range of core IT skills, including web design, web server configuration, managing and manipulating multimedia content, interfacing with databases and working with common office software.

For further information see our brochure at: http://www.ucc.ie/en/media/academic/computerscience/documents/pdfdocuments/brochurepdfs/ComputingTechnology28.01.2015.pdf

 

 

Course Details

The Higher Diploma is offered as a one year full-time course or a two year part-time course.

Full time option: Students take a total of 60 credits: 30 credits in teaching Period 1 and 30 credits in Period 2.

Full-Time
CS1117Introduction to Programming (10 credits) - Dr David Stynes, Semesters 1 and 2
CS5002
Web Development 1 (5 credits) - Dr Derek Bridge, Semester 1
CS5007
Computer Applications with Visual Basic (5 credits) - Dr James Doherty, Semester 2
CS5008 Internet Computing (5 credits) - Mr Adrian O'Riordan, Semester 1
CS5009 Multimedia (5 credits) - Professor James Bowen,  Semester 1
CS5018 Web Development 2 (5 credits) - Dr Derek Bridge, Semester 2
CS5019 Systems Organization I (5 credits) - Professor John Morrison, Semester 1
CS5020 Systems Organization II (5 credits) - Professor John Morrison, Semester 2
CS5021 Introduction to Relational Databases (5 credits) - Dr Kieran Herley, Semester 1
CS5022 Database Design and Administration (5 credits) - Mr Humphrey Sorensen, Semester 2

Part-Time
Part-time students take 30 credits in each of the two academic years as follows:

Part-Time, Year 1
CS1117 Introduction to Programming (10 credits) - Dr David Stynes, Semesters 1 and 2
CS5002 Web Development 1 (5 credits) - Dr Derek Bridge, Semester 1
CS5018 Web Development 2 (5 credits) - Dr Derek Bridge, Semester 2
CS5021 Introduction to Relational Databases (5 credits)- Dr Kieran Herley, Semester 1

Part-Time, Year 2
CS5007 Computer Application with Visual Basic (5 credits) - Dr James Doherty, Semester 2
CS5008 Internet Computing (5 credits) - Mr Adrian O'Riordan, Semester 1
CS5009 Multimedia (5 credits) - Professor James Bowen, Semester 1
CS5019
Systems Organization I (5 credits) - Professor John Morrison, Semester 1
CS5020 Systems Organization II (5 credits) - Professor John Morrison, Semester 2
CS5022 Database Design and Administration (5 credits) - Mr Humphrey Sorensen, Semester 2

Further details on the content and modules are available on the Postgraduate College Calendar

Detailed Entry Requirements

This CONVERSION COURSE is open to graduates of any discipline other than Computer Science or a similiar discipline. 

If you are applying with Qualifications obtained outside Ireland and you wish to verify if you meet the minimum academic and English language requirements for this programme please click here to view the grades comparison table by country and for details of recognised English language tests. 

Application Procedure

Application for this programme is on-line at www.pac.ie/ucc. Places on this programme are offered in rounds. The closing dates for each round can be found here. For full details of the application procedure click How to apply.

Course Practicalities

A typical five credit module includes:

  • two lecture hours
  • one to two hours of practicals per week
  • outside these regular hours, you are required to study independently

Assessment

The Higher Diploma in Applied Computing Technology will be examined through a combination of end-of-year exams and module assignments.

Who Teaches This Course

 

CS1117  Dr David Stynes Semesters 1 & 2
CS5002 Dr Derek Bridge Semester 1
CS5007 Dr James Doherty Semester 2
CS5008 Mr Adrian O’Riordan Semester 1
CS5009  Professor James Bowen Semester 1
CS5018 Dr Derek Bridge Semester 2
CS5019 Professor John Morrison Semester 1
CS5020 Professor John Morrison Semester 2
CS5021 Dr Kieran Herley Semester 1
CS5022 Mr Humphrey Sorensen Semester 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

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