Computer Science & Mobile Apps

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Course Content

C O M P U T E R S C I E N C E & M O B I L E A P P S
  • Computer Programming
  • Software Architecture
  • Maths for STEM
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Database Methods
  • Web Authoring
  • Mobile Technologies
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Cyber Security

Course Description

This course has been designed to allow students to choose their own unique path in computing specialising in Computer Programming, Web Design, Mobile App Development and Databases.  The course gives students the essential skills to start a career in the computing industry with real rewards and excellent career prospects.


5M0529 QQI Level 5 Software Development

Career Opportunities

Graduates progress to employment in various areas including:

Mobile App Developer | Web Developer | Technical Support | Database Administrator | Software Developer | Network Administrator | Systems and IT Administrator |IT Application Support | Cybersecurity Analyst


In 10 years time 50% of jobs will be changed by automation

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Progression to degrees

Graduates can progress to a variety of degree programmes including:

UCD | Computer Science | Level 8
TU Dublin | Computer Science | Level 8
UCC | Computer Science | Level 8
DkIT | Computing | Level 8
TUS | Software Design with Mobile Apps and Connected Devices | Level 8
SETU | Cybercrime and IT Security | Level 7

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For anyone who has never been to college or if it has been a long time since you were in college I would 100% recommend OFI. As a mature student I was nervous about returning to education, but the college has a very supportive environment, and I really cannot say enough about how amazing the teachers are. The other staff in the college (the caretakers and canteen staff) are lovely too; Everyone makes you feel welcome. Social events are also held throughout the year for holidays like Halloween and Christmas to name a few – They are fun, and they give you an opportunity to meet and socialise with students who are studying other courses. I’ve enjoyed my time here at OFI and made some good friends as well as having learned some great skills.