Java (EE) Programming

Java Enterprise Edition is used worldwide by large companies who manage data stored in "Legacy Systems". The aim of this course is to provide participants with skills, knowledge and competencies to write and design sophisticated professional programs using Java. Course participants will learn: the syntax and structure of the Java programming language; the tools to create Java technology applications that run on server and desktop systems; the objectives for the Oracle Certified Java Associate Exam and the Oracle Certified Java Programmer Exam; configuration and using database software.

In addition, this course teaches participants how to work with Swing components, text files, and binary files. You will learn how to write Java programs that interact with databases, and sophisticated networking and multithreading programming techniques. You will become expert in advanced object oriented topics such as collections and generics.

Subjects taught

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Entry requirements

Criteria for eligibility must be met in full prior to commencing the programme. For successful enrollment on the Postgraduate Diploma course, the minimum entry requirement is a prior Degree level qualification.

Application dates

Enrolment intake is strictly limited on this course. Early application is advised. Places are allocated on a first come first served basis.


You will have full access to online resources and subject expert support for two calendar years. However, you can complete the course in as little as 1 year, by dedicating 6-8 hours of study per week.


€1995. To secure your place on the course the full fee is required. All fees must be paid in full before the course begins. Please note, the full course fees are inclusive of all course materials and certification costs.

Enrolment dates

Enrolment Date: 13th October 2023.

For Future Dates, please contact Fitzwilliam Institute for next available start date.

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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma at UK Level 7

  • Attendance type

    Part time

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