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Award Type and NFQ Level: UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE (8)
Course code: CSEN
CAO/PAC code: MH203
Points: 355
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Our modern world is run on computing power. PCs, mobile phones, telecoms networks, medical equipment, air traffic control, satellite navigation – hardly any area of 21st century life is untouched by computers. As a student, you will have access to NUI Maynooth's state-of-the-art computer labs as you acquire theoretical knowledge of the fundamental principles of computer science and software engineering, along with the ability to apply these principles in practice using modern tools and methodologies.
You will study all the essentials of computers and software, as well as key areas in mathematics, business, and organisational studies. You will participate in extensive supervised practical work, including a six-month placement in industry. You will acquire hands-on programming skills and advanced problem-solving techniques, and you will learn to think logically and analytically when approaching complex issues. You will also develop your creativity and communication skills.

Applicants are required to have a minimum of six subjects in the Irish Leaving Certificate with two Higher Level papers at C3 and four Ordinary or Higher Level papers at grade D3

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