Athlone Education Centre

Certificate (Level 8)

Computer Systems for Educators (Athlone)

1 Semester  /    Level 8  /    Part-time

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With an increased emphasis on teaching computing in schools, there is increasing demand for teachers to introduce technology and coding as part of the curriculum. This 10 credit special purpose level-8 award is designed to assist teachers in developing their underpinning knowledge of computer systems are architecture; core areas of any computing curriculum.

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

  • Higher Diploma in Computing for Educators and associated awards

Key Information


The dates for the delivery of the course, depending on sufficient numbers, are:

Preparatory Reading 16th Apr 2019
Preparatory Reading 23th Apr 2019
Athlone Education Centre: 27th Apr 2019
Preparatory Reading 7th May 2019
Preparatory Reading 13th May 2019
Athlone Education Centre: 18th May 2019


EU Fees: €250

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186351

Lecturer Dr Nigel McKelvey
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186306

School and Department
Faculty of Engineering & Technology
Department of Computing