Diploma in Information Systems
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- Diploma in Information Systems, Closing Date: 30/JUN/2013
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Ireland needs skilled ICT professionals with broad capabilities, including well-developed business and communication skills and up-to-date technical expertise. If you wish to embark on a career as an ICT professional, or advance your existing ICT career, this two-year diploma course is for you. You will gain in-demand skills that you can apply in a range of ICT roles in business, industry and government, such as system architecture, design and development, software engineering, support, technical sales, IT and project management, security and quality assurance.
The diploma runs over two years, with lectures normally delivered on three evenings per week. On completion of the course you will:
- Be able to construct appropriate ICT solutions using a range of technologies, including social, mobile and cloud computing.
- Develop business, communication and ICT skills through practical assignments and project work.
- Understand the principles, methods, tools and architectures used in the development and management of ICT.
- Be aware of pressing current issues concerning the use of ICT in business and government and the increasing impact of ICT on society.
Recipients of the Diploma award can continue their studies to degree level which takes a further two years - see B.Sc. (Hons) in Information Systems.
Specific Entry Requirements
|Minimum Entry Requirements:||The majority of the students on this course are mature (aged at least twenty-three years on 1 January of year of entry). Mature student applicants are not required to meet the University's matriculation requirements and therefore do not require Leaving Certificate grades. Assessment is based instead on work experience and other formal and informal qualifications.|
|If you will be aged less than twenty-three years on 1 January of your year of entry, you must have passed at least six subjects in the Leaving Certificate (or equivalent), with at least a grade C3 at ordinary level in English and Mathematics.|
|For all candidates: relevant work experience will be taken into consideration, but experience is not essential in order to apply.|
This is not a CAO course. Students are required to apply using the link in the 'Apply' section above. Completed applications must be returned by 30 June 2013 for entry to the academic year 2013/14.
Late applications will be considered subject to availability.
Details of how to apply are available at: www.scss.tcd.ie/IS