Course Description

Computer Science

Our Computer Science course encompasses many aspects of computing including scientific foundation, coding, web design, IT skills and familiarisation with a range of industrial and commercial applications.

There is a high success rate for our students through our advanced progression links into

  • TUD (Honours Computer Science Degree)
  • NCI (BSc in Computing )
  • ITB (BSc in Computing)

Throughout this course there is a strong emphasis put on coding. Year one has eight hours of programming per week and year two has nine hours.

Computer Science at Coláiste Dhúlaigh College of Further Education

Course Content

Year 1
Fundamentals of Object Oriented Programming (Java), Programming & Design Principles (Java), Web Design, Software Architecture, Database Methods, Communications, Work Experience, Maths for Information Technology.

Year 2
Object Orientated Programming (Java), Graphical User Interface Programming (Java), Web Development, Software Architecture, Relational Databases, Communications, Work Experience, and Project Management.


QQI Level 5 and 6


2 Years

CollegeColáiste Dhúlaigh College of Further Education (CDCFE)
Course LocationCoolock, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 17
Course CategoryComputers, IT
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 6 Advanced Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsSoftware Development
Course Duration2 years
Course Fee377
Entry RequirementsLeaving Certificate with a minimum of a O6 or H7 grade in Maths. Mature students are welcome.
Carear PathStudents with a Computer Science qualification can anticipate employment as computer technicians, programmers/analysts, software and hardware support specialists and computer sales professionals. Alternatively they may use the course as a sound academic basis for further study in the Computer Science area.
Course Code6M0691
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Coláiste Dhúlaigh College of Further Education (CDCFE)
Barryscourt Road
Coolock, Dublin
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