Course Description

Bachelor of Science Software Development

Software development is the set of activities that results in software products. Software is everywhere in our lives: from mobile phones to business systems and cloud based services. Software developers work in collaborative teams to solve real problems.

This three-year programme equips students with the skills required to work in a diverse range of areas within software development and support. Students follow our new learning by doing model in first year with continuous assessment replacing final exams. Modules include a broad range of subjects including: programming; operating systems; networking; computer hardware; web; mobile and cloud programming; computer architecture; software engineering and an industry work placement. This programme offers flexibility for students with an early exit after Year 2 with a Higher Certificate in Computing award (NFQ 6).

CollegeInstitute of Technology Carlow
Course LocationCarlow
Course CategorySoftware Development, IT
Course QualificationDiploma
Course Duration3 years
Course FeePOA
Entry RequirementsLeaving Certificate: 5 subjects at Ordinary Level Grade O6 or Higher Level Grade H7 or better. Subjects required: English or Irish at Ordinary Level Grade O6 or Higher Level Grade H7 or better. Mathematics at Ordinary Level Grade O6 or Higher Level Grade H7 or better. Mature applicants will be assessed on an individual basis and may be interviewed.
Carear PathThis programme can lead to a range of IT careers including systems programmers, IT service managers, network programmers, software designers and installation engineers. Graduates have found employment with leading organisations including UNUM, Intel, IBM, Microsoft, HP, DoneDeal and AOL.
Phone059 91 75000
Course CodeCW207
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Institute of Technology Carlow

Kilkenny Road, Carlow Town, Carlow, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: R93 V960

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Institute of Technology Carlow
Kilkenny Road
Carlow Town, Carlow
Republic of Ireland
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