What is Computer Systems and Networks?
The following modules will be offered in 2019 subject to availability and demand:
• Computer Systems Hardware
• Networking Essentials
• Web Authoring
• Mathematics for Information Technology
• Operating Systems
• Word Processing
• Mobile Technologies
• Programming and Design Principles
• Work Experience
QQI Level 5 in Computer Systems and Networks 5M0536
Students who qualify in this area can pursue further study and a career in: technical support, networking, computer manufacturing, and customer support, computer sales or marketing.They can also work with financial institutions, call centres, and government departments. QQI graduates are eligible to apply to institutes of technology and universities for follow-on courses such as linked courses in places like DIT, Maynooth University, Athlone IT, Blanchardstown IT, NUIG (Shannon), Marino Institute of Education, American College, Dun Laoghaire IADT. For example, students can apply for the over 140 places available in first arts in Maynooth University and take computer options.
Higher Education Progression
Maynooth: MH601 Computer Science (Level 8, 4 Years) Dundalk IT: DK721 Computing (Level 7, 3 Years)
Limerick IT: LC239 Computer Network Systems and Management (Level 8, 4 Years)