Introduction to Quantum Computing

The purpose of this module is to introduce the concept of quantum computing for students familiar with linear algebra and introductory quantum mechanics.

Most modules require a 2.2 degree in a related discipline or equivalent professional experience.

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On completion of this module learners will understand:

1.Numeral systems and simple operations

2. Simple calculation gate and its transistor analog

3. Transition to quantum logic

4. Schrödinger equation, quantum state and the operator of evolution

5. Hilbert space, Dirac notation

6.Spin degree of freedom, Pauli matrices

7. Qubit aș a two-level system

8. Physical implementation of qubits

9.Bloch sphere and single qubit operations.

10.Entanglement and two-qubit gates

11. Quantum computation framework

12. Examples of quantum algorithms


Learn from world renowned academic staff in Ireland’s leading, future focused and globally recognised colleges.

Gain an accredited NFQ qualification/micro credential that you may count towards a full award if you so wish in the future.

Previous modules may be used as recognition of prior learning towards Advance Centre degree programmes.

Equip yourself with the latest in demand skillset, tools, know-how and knowledge to succeed in your career.

Gain a competitive edge, influence growth and steer strategic goals in your organisation upon completion of your studies with the Advance Centre.

Yes, if you complete this module it can be credited as part of the Professional Diploma Quantum Engineering.

The learner subsidy is provided for this micro-credential to reduce the learner fee by 80%.

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