Computer Systems Management / Bainistíocht Ríomhchóras

Applicants must have a pass in five subjects (Ordinary Level) in the Leaving Certificate, to include Mathematics and English or Irish, or an equivalent qualification.

The minimum entry requirements for graduates of QQI Level 5 or 6 awards is any full award which must include Mathematics (C20139) or Mathematics for Computing (C20175) or Mathematics for Engineering (C20174) Mature applicants (i.e. those who are aged 23 years or more on January 1st in the year of entry) applying for the first level of programmes are exempt from this requirement.

Perfect for sociable, progressive, naturally curious types who enjoy the company of like-minded people, enjoy technical topics and love problem-solving, games and fun.

The aim of this course is to produce computing graduates with the skills, knowledge and competencies in telecommunications and networks, software engineering , multimedia and cloud computing. This course is designed to produce graduates with the skills required to operate as a first line information technology support person in a wide range of industry and business environments. The course comprises both taught modules and credits for relevant work experience.

Computing graduates are some of the most sought after graduates in the Irish and global economics. Computing graduates occupy a dizzying array of roles in the computing industry. Typical roles include:

  • Software Developer
  • Cyber Security Consultant
  • Network Engineer
  • Games Developer
  • Systems Administrator
  • App Developer
  • Project Manager
  • Web Developer
  • Database Administrator
  • Interface Designer
  • Data Analyst
  • IT Consultant

and many more

Year 1

  • Computer Systems
  • Operating Systems
  • Computer Networks 1
  • Software Development 1
  • Introduction to Web Development
  • Software Development 2

Year 2

  • Computer Networks 2
  • Software Development 3
  • Web and Social Media for Enterprise
  • Mathematics
  • Databases
  • Web Applications
  • Monday 6pm - 10pm 
  • Wednesday 6pm - 10pm 
  • Thursday 6pm - 10pm 

*Classes will be delivered remotely online with some workshops delivered on-site*

2020 Applications Now Open 

Before making your application and paying the non-refundable €50 application fee please read the following guidelines.

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Graduates of this course may progress on to Bachelor of Science in Computing in Information Security & Digital Forensics 

TU Code



NFQ Level 6


Higher Certificate


2 years

Course Type


Mode of Study

Part Time

Method of Delivery


Commencement Date

September 2020




€2,425 per year

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