Computing - Conversion Course - Letterkenny

ATU - Donegal Campuses

Computing - Conversion Course - Letterkenny

The course is specifically designed to ensure you have both a base for continuing self-development and a set of core competencies which are transferable to the broader computing industry.

The aim of the course is to empower you with the necessary theoretical and hands-on skills to allow you to work and participate effectively in a commercial IT environment. Modules include Software Design, Database Technology, Software Development and Testing.

Subjects taught

Year Five


Database Technology Mandatory 10 5
Computer Systems Mandatory 10 5

Software Engineering and Quality Assurance Mandatory 10 5
Software Development Mandatory 10 5

Year Six

Software Development & Testing Mandatory 10 5
Internet Applications Development Mandatory 10 5

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
Level 8 Honours Degree in any discipline, or equivalent, second class honours (2.2). If you do not have an honours degree but have relevant experience you may also be eligible to apply via Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).

Application dates

Application Deadline - 14 September.

Non-EU Application Deadline: 25th June 2021


1 year, full-time. Online course.

Post Course Info

Following graduation you can look forward to a rewarding career in the likes of the insurance industry, the public sector, banking and companies with significant IT infrastructure. Typical roles include being a technical writer, software tester and database administrator.

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  • Qualifications

    Higher Diploma (Level 8 NFQ)

  • Attendance type

    Full time

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