Java continues to be the leading language in the world of development.

Course Overview

Java brings an Object-Oriented approach to programming, which allows even the newest Java developers to start modelling the world around them in code, and to think like a developer. 

Our Java Programming Diploma Course provides an overview of the software development process in addition to introducing important programming constructs and methodologies. As this is an introductory course no pre-requisite qualifications are necessary, but any experience in Computing and particularly in Programming is advantageous.
This course is designed to meet the needs of candidates who are currently working in related fields and want to up-skill or for those who wish to pursue entry-level roles in the ICT sector. This Java Programming Course is also ideal for those who wish to pursue further study in Computer Science.

Diploma in Java Programming Course Content

  • An Introduction to Programming in Java
  • Program Implementation
  • Variables and Input/Output
  • Conditional Statements, Loops & Arrays
  • String Manipulation
  • File Handling
  • Basic Object-Oriented Principles
  • Working with Databases

Diploma in Java Programming Course Fee

Classroom-based: €675 
(€775 if paying  in instalments)

Online course: €535
(€635 if paying in instalments)

If paying in instalments by direct debit, the deposit to book a place is €150 and the balance is split into three equal monthly payments.

Non-EU students: Call +353 1 4160034



Andre Ferreira

André is a Software developer practitioner with more than 20 years industry experience spamming different countries and market verticals for large and small business.

He specialised in the development of web applications to run in gaming devices, smart TVs, desktops, tablets and lately mobiles focusing strongly on frontend technologies in the last few years.

He has been involved in system engineering, design, architecture, testing and development of several cutting-edge products used by thousands of users around the globe.

André holds a Master’s in Cyber Security from the University of Northumbria UK and ITIL, Leadership and ScrumMaster certifications. Currently, his free time is dedicated to contributing to an OWASP project.


Students must attend at least 80% of classes to graduate with either the Diploma or Certificate of Attendance unless a serious and verifiable reason for further absence is provided.

If completing the course online, students’ attendance and participation of the live or recorded classes is tracked through Moodle.

A pass grade on the written assignment will be required for awarding of the Diploma.

Similarly, the Project must be handed in on the due date unless a sound reason for lateness is provided. In such instances, an extension may be awarded at the discretion of the lecturer.

Why City Colleges?

  • Courses for students who are passionate about their subject, delivered by leaders in their field.
  • Live lectures which are also streamed live on Moodle and recorded for review
  • City centre location in South Great George’s Street, convenient for bus, LUAS, DART
  • Southside Dublin location in Dundrum
  • Study rooms and library in our City Centre location
  • Limited class size
  • Parking

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Diploma in Java Programming (Classroom)

Classroom Diploma in Java Programming

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM


Diploma in Java Programming (Live Online)

Online Diploma in Java Programming

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM