DCU Computing Springboard Courses

The Springboard+ upskilling initiative offers free and subsidised courses leading to qualifications in areas where there are employment opportunities in the economy.

DCU has been a global leader in digital learning for over 25 years. We have a variety of Springboard+ courses on offer that will help you stand out in the workplace and grow professionally. Whether you're employed and wishing to upskill, unemployed, returning to work, or an employer wanting to upskill their workforce, our Springboard+ courses offer flexible online learning opportunities. Explore your options below.

Higher Diploma in Interaction Design

This Springboard+ course can be completed over two years, in a part-time capacity. It has been designed to provide participants with the fundamentals of computing together with an immersive set of modules that explore web related applications to enhance user's online experience (UX) and support user interaction (UI).

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Certificate in User Experience

This Springboard+ course aims to bridge the labour market gap for User Experience (UX) and User Interaction (UI) developers/designers. It is a one-year, part-time course that aims to give students additional skills to enhance users' online experience and support user interaction.

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