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Higher Certificate in Computing

Higher Certificate in Sc
Programme Code: CR_KCOMP_6
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time, ACCS
No. of Semesters:4
NFQ Level:6
Embedded Award:No

Programme Outcomes

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

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) A knowledge of the theory, concepts and methods pertaining to the development, support and maintenance of computer systems and applications, to agreed standards.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) An ability to apply knowledge of high level computer programming, computer architecture, networking and database systems in solving well defined problems in computer systems development and maintenance
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) The ability to use standard tools and techniques in the development of new systems and in the deployment and support of existing systems.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to apply suitable trouble shooting and problem solving skill to a range of computer related problems.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to develop a system to a predefined design and to maintain and support systems in a range of business settings.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to work ethically and professionally as an individual or within a team.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The ability to exploit available resources for self learning, to learn from experience and to identify his/her need for further skill or educational development
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) The ability to describe the wider social, political and business context within which IT professional operates and the need for high ethical and professional standards in ones work.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
SOFT6018 Programming Fundamentals
MATH6000 Essential Mathematical Skills
COMH6003 Computer Hardware
COMP6026 Networking Fundamentals 1
SOFT6007 Web Development Fundamentals
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
SOFT6017 Modular Programming
COMH6002 Computer Architecture
COMP6027 Networking Fundamentals
COMP6023 Web Publishing
STAT6000 Statistics & Probability
SOFT6002 Introduction to HCI
Module Code Module Title
MATH6028 Mathematical Explorations

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
SOFT7004 Object Oriented Principles
COMP7025 Database Systems 1
SOFT6003 Operating Systems Fundamentals
SOFT6008 Interactive Web Development
COMP7032 Routing and Switching Concepts
Module Code Module Title
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
COMP6019 IT Training
COMP6021 Media Data Formats

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
COMP7006 Database Systems 2
SOFT6012 Integrated Case Study
COMP7030 Algorithms and Data Structures
COMP7013 Object Oriented Programming
COMP7033 Scaling and Managing Networks
Module Code Module Title
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
COMP7022 Inter-Networking
COMP6021 Media Data Formats

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