Dundrum College of Further Education – Computer Science

Computer Science

QQI Level 5 Software Development - Code 5M0529

Dundrum College of Further Education

1 year Full-time

Course Aims

Do you have a strong interest in IT, are you technically-minded, enjoy exploring gadgets, smart phones and Tablets? Do you have an interest in developing apps to make mundane tasks easier, or creating entertaining applications? Then this course might be for you! The aim of this programme is to enable students to acquire the knowledge and skills required to develop apps for the mobile and traditional computing environments. The course is ideally suited to applicants who wish to progress to Higher Education.


• Fundamentals of Object Oriented Programming
• Software Architecture
• Database Methods
• Web Authoring
• Mobile Technologies
• Maths for Computing
• Communications
• Work Experience


BTEI (Back to Education Initiative) provides part-time courses for over 16s, aimed principally at those who have not completed Leaving Certificate (or equivalent) qualification. It gives individuals the opportunity to combine a return with family, work and other responsibilities.