Rathmines – Software Development QQI Level 6

Software Development

QQI Level 6


1 Year Full-time

Course Aims

This Level 6 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).



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




Applicants 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.