Course Description

Software Development course (QQI level 6)

About the Software Development course

This Level 6 Software Development course enables our Level 5 Computer Programming students to progress  and develop their programming skills in C++, Java and Visual Studio 2010.  Sucessful graduates from this course may attain advanced entry to second year Computer Science at DIT, ITT, NCI, ITB and Griffith College.  The core areas of the Programming Course are Project Management, Windows Programming Programming,  OOP (C++) and Software Management  (Java).


Course Modules

  • Project Management  6N4090
  • Object Oriented Programming 6N2108
  • Software Architecture 6N1449
  • GUI (Windows ) Programming 6N0736
  • Work Experience 6N1946
  • Communications 6N1950
  • Relational Database 6N4785
  • Mathematics 6N3395

CollegeRathmines College of Further Education
Course LocationRathmines, Dublin
Location PostcodeDublin 6
Course CategorySoftware Development, IT
Course TypeBlended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Awarding BodyQQI
Course Start Date12th September 2018
Course Duration1 year full time
Course TimeMonday - Friday as per timetable
Course Fee460.00
Entry RequirementsApplicants must have completed the QQI Level Computer Programming course in Rathmines College or Software Development course (5M0529) or equivalent. If a Level 5 in another discipline has been completed, a prospective student may take part in a bridging course in May. All applicants are invited to interview.
Carear PathThe IT sector is booming at the moment with a major shortage of Computer Science graduates. This course is a stepping stone to a qualification which leads to solid employment here at home in Ireland. Most successful Level 6 graduates from our Advanced Software Development course will progress to Level 8 degree programmes. Others may apply seek employment and pursue their degree studies on a part-time basis.
Phone01 497 5334
Course Code6M0691
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Course Provider

Rathmines College of Further Education

Townhall, Rathmines,, Rathmines, Dublin, Republic of Ireland


Rathmines College of Further Education
Townhall, Rathmines,
Rathmines, Dublin
Republic of Ireland
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