Course Description


This flexible diploma enables computing practitioners to pursue their career goals by gaining advanced knowledge, skills and techniques; and to develop a professional approach to the study and application of computing. A wide choice of modules means you can tailor your qualification to the varied requirements of industry and your own career needs, with the option to focus on software engineering or information security and forensics in more depth.

Key features of the course
A choice of study routes and specialisms to fit with your professional needs and interests
Encourages you to draw on your own background and experience
Develops transferable skills applicable to your employment and continuing professional development
The chance to top up to the MSc in Computing in just one more year.

CollegeOpen University in Ireland, The
Course LocationDublin
Location PostcodeDublin 2
Course CategoryComputing, IT & Computers
Course QualificationPostgraduate Diploma
Course Duration2 - 4 years.
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsYou will need a bachelors degree (or equivalent) in computing or a related discipline, or relevant industrial experience and also be able to demonstrate that you can study at postgraduate level. If you do not hold a degree, we would expect you to complete our Postgraduate Certificate in Computing (K22) before embarking on this diploma.Your spoken and written English must be of an adequate standard for postgraduate study. If English is not your first language, we recommend that you will need a minimum overall score of 6 and minimum score of 5.5 in each of the four components: reading, writing, speaking and listening under the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Please see the IELTS website for details.
Phone(01) 678 5399
Course CodeE81
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