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  • Programme Code:
    LC440
    Course Level:
    Level 6
    Department:
    Information Technology
    Duration:
    ​2 Years
    Campus:
    Thurles
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    What is the programme about?
    This two year programme prepares students for a broad range of exciting careers in the computing sector. It provides students with an opportunity to work with evolving technologies in a fast moving industry. Students will develop essential skills in computing which will open many career paths and options for further study. During the programme, students will learn how to design and build desktop and mobile apps, troubleshoot and fix computer hardware, use computers to work with and manage data, connect devices and make them work together.

    Technology is used in all aspects of industry, retail and financial sectors. Whether you want to work in a large multinational company, a small indigenous Irish company or an innovative start-up, computing graduates are much sought after. The technology sector in Ireland is a vibrant one providing many opportunities for graduates. Companies such as Twitter, Facebook, eBay, PayPal and Google have chosen to locate in Ireland providing job​s across a wide variety of computing areas.

    Who is the programme suited to?
    This course is ideal for the problem solver, the team player and those who enjoy building things in a fun and innovative environment.

    You will undertake work placement and engage in projects inspired by real challenges faced by companies and develop solutions.

    Your classroom will be led by industry-experienced, highly skilled lecturers who use a hands-on approach in a supportive friendly environment. 

    Top 3 Reasons
    1. Our Computing programmes are designed specifically to bridge occupational gaps in a wide range of industries thereby increasing graduate employment potential.
    2. State of the art technology is used across our Computing programmes to enhance the student’s learning experience.
    3. Work placement is an integral part of all of our Computing programmes. Students will undertake six months industry work placement in Year 3 as part of their studies.

    Class Contact Hours
    Year 1: 25 hours per week.
    Year 2: 24 hours per week.

    Did You Know?
    On average IT professionals spend approximately 40% of their time on technical work. The rIT graduates are among the most sought after and highly paid graduates in the world.

 

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