About Program

The Higher Diploma in Science in Computing is offered in full-time mode as a one-year conversion option for graduates from a non-computing background. The programme takes an integrative approach, focusing on the synthesis of knowledge and practice from the business-related areas of the computing domain. It aims to provide participants with up-to-date knowledge of core elements of computing, preparing them for a career in business computing with a focus on quality assurance or software project management. Participants will gain a general foundation in Software Development, with a particular emphasis on Web development, User Experience (UX) and Software Testing.

Upon completion of this programme, graduates will possess much sought-after skills in software testing, including test design techniques, test management, test tool evaluation and static analysis skills. The course covers both manual and automated testing and will prepare graduates to work as testers and QA specialists in any IT domain. 

Participants will also gain valuable skills in Web development and database design and implementation, positioning graduates to obtain employment in a web application development environment. Additionally, skills developed in database design are fundamental skills utilised in the wider IT development environment.

Jenjang Pendidikan

1 year Diploma (D1)

Study Area

Computer and Engineering

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Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) is the focal point for higher education and research in Ireland's north-east. The campus is located at the Belfast-Dublin economic corridor's epicentre, just 60 minutes away from Dublin and Belfast. It is an area with significant importance due to its growing population and strong economic links between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

The compact campus offers the best of both worlds. Along with excellent facilities and services, our beautiful green campus is within easy reach of the bustling town centre of Dundalk, the second largest town in the country. DkIT is the only higher education institution in Ireland with a fully functional wind turbine that generates enough electricity to support 50% of the Institute's annual consumption.

Dundalk is a town famous for its eclectic music scene. From traditional Irish music sessions in local pubs to gigs from up-and-coming performers in intimate venues, music lovers will be in their element.

The region is steeped in innovating and enterprise and has developed a robust business community comprised of impressive start-ups, high-performing SMEs and major multinationals.

DkIT is known for its holistic support for international student. From academic merits to free accommodation, Dkit is dedicated to continuously providing the best student services.


1. Quality and Practical Education

2. Free accommodation and Scholarship

3. Convenient and affordable location


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Dundalk Institute of Technology

Dundalk Institute of Technology Dublin Road Dundalk Co. Louth A91 K584

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