Advanced Software Development Level 6

 Computers and IT / Moate Business College / Westmeath / 1031 views

This advanced course is ideal for students who want to pursue a career in Software Development and IT. It enables Level 5 Software Development or Computer Programming students to progress and develop their skills.

The course prepares participants for careers in Software Development, Computer Programming and Technical Support as well as progression to Third Level Institutes and Colleges through the Higher Education Links Scheme including direct entry to the second year of some degree programmes.

Students are given training in job interview techniques and CV preparation. Visits to companies are also organised with a view to possible internships.



  • Relevant QQI Level 5 Award or equivalent

All mature students (23+) with suitable work experience are welcome to apply

Course Content

  • Object-Oriented Programming 6N2108
  • Graphical User Interface Programming 6N0736
  • Software Architecture 6N1449
  • Mobile Technology 6N3395
  • Project Management 6N4090
  • Mathematics 6N3395
  • Work Experience 6N1946
  • Communications 6N1950

Note:  Modules may be subject to change

QQI Certification

On successful completion of the course, candidates who reach the required standard will receive the following award:

  • QQI Level 6 Certificate in Software Development (6M0691)

Click here for further information on the course and progression routes.

  • Course Type : QQI Level 6
  • Duration : One Year Full-Time
Location / Contact details

Lake Road MoateWestmeath,N37 WK44 Show Phone Number *****

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Moate Business College

Moate Business College (MBC) is one of the largest colleges of Further Education in the Midlands region, catering for over 400 full time students. With thirty years of experience, we have an excellent reputation for providing learning opportunities that support students to develop their skills and talents, enabling progression to higher education or employment. MBC works tirelessly for the benefit of its students and will do its utmost to provide the best further education possible.

We provide seventeen full time courses divided into three departments of study – Business and IT, Art and Sport, in addition to Healthcare and Social Studies. We cater for learners with a wide variety of needs – from those leaving secondary school who wish to prepare for third level, to those training or upskilling for employment and for those who are returning to education after a break.