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Higher Diploma in Science in Cloud & Mobile Software Development

HDip in Sc
Programme Code: CR_KCMSD_8
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time, ACCS, Open, Fully Online
No. of Semesters:2
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:60
programmeReviewDate:March 2020

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) Knowledge of the theoretical, conceptual, practical and commercial elements involved in creating and successfully deploying mobile and cloud based applications.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) An in-depth knowledge of high-level computer programming languages and frameworks, computer architectures, networking, databases and the process of software development, testing and maintenance.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) The ability to analyse problems from various problem domains, design appropriate software and web solutions, and implement, test and deploy solutions to high professional and agreed standards.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to manage the development of software projects through all stages of development, evaluating user requirements, design, compatibility, and technology selections within agreed environmental and financial constraints.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to analyse a problem domain, specify requirements, model and design an appropriate solution, implement and test within particular application domains while adhering to a specified plan.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to work effectively on a software development project as an autonomous individual or as a part of a multidisciplinary development team, recognising the different roles within a team.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The ability to identify limitations of own knowledge, to keep skills relevant and up-to-date, and to appreciate the need for continuous learning within a rapidly evolving industry.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) Act in a manner consistent with the best interests of clients, colleagues and other stakeholders and the general public; maintain integrity and independence in professional judgement.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
SOFT7004 Object Oriented Principles
SOFT7006 Operating Systems
COMP6029 Network Systems
SOFT7007 Requirements Engineering
DATA8002 Data Management Systems
Module Code Module Title
SOFT7008 Server-side Web Development
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
SOFT7035 Programming Mobile Devices
SOFT8027 Cloud Software Engineering
COMP8058 Computer Science Project
COMP8046 Information Analytics

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