UX App Design (Software Development)

QQI Level 5

There has been an explosion in Mobile, App and web technology usage, accelerated by the COVID-19 emergency with a 320 p.c. increase in UX App Design jobs in the last 5 year alone.
At present, Irish-based companies seeking to hire UX Designers include Accenture, PWC, Paddy
Power, Glanbia, Infosys and Ryanair as well as many design agencies, software development
firms and startups.
Our innovative UX App Design Course will meet this increased recruitment demand, exploring mobile app design and the fundamentals of software architecture.

Principal areas of study

  • Fundamentals of Object-Oriented Programming
  • Software Architecture
  • Maths for Information Technology
  • Work Experience
  • Web Authoring
  • Virtualisation Support
  • Communications
  • Operating Systems

Modules offered are subject to change


Students completing this one-year course can seek further entry level employment training while also being well prepared to avail of Third Level and FE progression opportunities in the computer sciences.

Entry Requirements

All our classes are delivered in English.  If English is not your first language you may be able to avail of supports in advance of starting a full-time course.   We work in partnership with our colleagues in Adult Education Service who run an ESOL and preparation for college course(s) which you may be able to attend in advance of your full-time studies.If you have any questions, about these supports please email [email protected] 


This is an occupation in high demand, with strong employment growth, a high volume of vacancies and evidence that employers are having difficulties filling vacancies.

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