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Data Analytics and Software Development - Higher Diploma

University of Limerick
1 year
Full time
Diploma / certificate
Scholarships available
Limerick
English

Program description

Data Analytics and Software Development - Higher Diploma

The Higher Diploma in Data Analytics and Software Development course is a fulltime program for graduates of engineering or related technology disciplines, that will provide learners with fundamental theoretical and practical skills, abilities and knowledge to gain a comprehensive understanding of data analytics and software development closely aligned to current employer needs.

The program has been designed in consultation with a number of technology businesses that are based in the west/mid-west regions (all part of the Limerick for IT group). Analog Devices, HP (Galway), Johnson & Johnson (Vistakon), DELL and General Motors have all been involved in the course design.

Objectives

The purpose of this fulltime course is to equip graduates with the skills necessary for careers in industry in the area of data analytics. Focusing on the higher level skills this program will allow graduates to meet the needs of supporting infrastructure and technologies roles, as well as supporting the objective of increasing skills availability in the region as stated in the Action Plan for Jobs Mid West Region 2016.

Participants will gain a solid foundation in programming giving them the ability to identify design, code and construct systems to solve programming problems.

Students will be exposed to languages and systems commonly used in statistical environments including; SPSS, Minitab, R, Python, SQL, and CRISP-DM. In addition they will develop a sound understanding of statistics, information and data modelling, data analysis, and database systems.

This skill set will equip participants for roles not only in the manufacturing based companies that are the main partners in the development of this program but also in a range of other sectors including services, finance and more general ICT roles.

Admission requirements

A level 8 qualification (NFQ level 8 or other internationally recognised equivalent), in a relevant engineering, computing, mathematics, science or technology discipline. Applicants from other disciplines who have a significant mathematics or computing element in their primary degree will also be considered.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Scholarships & funding

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Qualification

Qualification: NFQ Level 8

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University of Limerick

The University of Limerick (UL) is renowned for its graduate employability, dedication to the student experience, industry-relevant programmes, award-winning research, stunning campus and UL`s deep commitment to community engagement. With close to 16,000 students, including 3,000 international students, UL is...


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University of Limerick

University of Limerick
V94 T9PX Limerick
Ireland

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