Award: 5 credits at level 4
Duration: 12 weeks
Start Date: Offered in Semester 1, 2 and 3

COMP41490 Java Technologies


This module is for students of the MSc, Graduate Diploma or Certificate in Environmental Sustainability (Negotiated Learning) course.

What will I study?

This module is aimed at students who would like to understand Java technologies and Web Technologies and get some programming basics.

The topics will be chosen from the following areas:

  • Java Technologies (JSP, Web and Enterprise Technologies (EJB), JVM, JNDI and JNI)
  • Object Oriented Analysis and Design
  • Java Coding Basics (getting started with Java development including logic and data types)

How will I study?

The Java Technologies module is offered online-only. Notes and self-paced exercises are available.

Expected Commitment

Students are not required to attend any lectures at the UCD campus as part of the module. They spend a total 120 hours workload during the semester consisting of online learning.

How will I be assessed?

In-semester exam worth 100% of the module grade.

On successful completion of this module I will be able to

1. Understand fundamental Object Oriented concepts, Algorithm Design and Implementation;

2. Understand Client, Server, Java Development and Platforms.

Am I eligible?

Applicants must hold a minimum of a 2.2 honours level degree in a science, engineering or related discipline. Knowledge of computer systems and IT concepts would be recommended to take this module.