Software Development with Games Design (Level 5)


This course prepares students for further study in the area of Computers and Games Design.


One year, full time.


  • Games Analysis and Design (5N1651)
  • Web Authoring (5N1910)
  • Software Architecture (5N2772)
  • Maths for Information Technology (5N18396)
  • Fundamentals of Object Oriented Programming (5N0541)
  • Mobile Technologies (5N0580)
  • Work Experience (5N1356)
  • Communications (5N0690)


NFQ Level 5 award made by QQI 5M0529 Software Development

Career Options:

Students may wish to undertake further study in this area or gain employment in the IT field.

Third Level Progression:

Software Development with Games Design allows wide progression into numerous Computing related degrees at Third Level. These include:

  • TU Dublin- Tallaght accept this course for all its Computing and Engineering related courses including Computing TU756.
  • TU Dublin- Grangegorman offer a range of courses that follow on from this award including Game Design TU984.
  • UCD have a degree programme Computer Science DN201 which accepts this award.

There are many more options for college progression.

Please contact with any queries.

Entry Requirements:

  • Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme, Leaving Certificate Applied Programme, QQI Level 4 or equivalent.
  • Work/life experience is acceptable for mature students.
  • Students should be 16 years or over at the start of the course.
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