Computing (Information Technology) / Ríomhaireacht

Holders of an appropriate Bachelor of Science in Computing in Information Technology should apply to CAO in the year for which admission is sought. Entry is subject to normal entry requirements

The modern world is driven by computing, so it’s an exciting field to study, and the demand for computing graduates keeps increasing. With a computing degree, you’ve got a skill set that is internationally recognised and has excellent earning potential.

Located in the heart of ‘Ireland’s Silicon Valley’, we provide state-of-the-art computing, networking and cyber-security labs. The courses mix theory-based and practical, hands-on subjects, which will equip you with practical computer building and maintenance skills; advanced technical, design and programming skills, and the communication and entrepreneurial skills you'll need to build a rewarding career in this dynamic industry.

Professional accreditation: As part of the computing programme, you can receive dual accreditation for industry-certified programmes such as CompTIA, Cisco CCNA, Linux and Microsoft.

On graduation, you may continue to postgradute study at TU Dublin or elsewhere.

  • 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

Semester 1

  • Project (Part 1)
  • Research Skills
  • Derivation of Algorithms

Electives

  • Network Security
  • Enterprise and Cloud Computing
  • Ubiquitous Computing
  • Game Development
  • Applied Human Language Technology
  • Data Analytics

Three electives must be selected.

Semester 2

  • Project (Part 2)

Electives

  • Text Analysis
  • Advanced Network Technologies
  • Web Services
  • High Performance Computing
  • Computational Intelligence
  • Computer Vision

Four Electives must be selected.

 

 

This course will prepare graduates with the skills they need to thrive in the IT sector and covers a wide range of modules, including the CISCO networking module. At the end of second year, students can choose to either specialise in Information Technology or Digital Forensics and Cyber Security during third and fourth year. Every lecture is followed by its respective practical session to equip students with not only theoretical knowledge but also valuable hands on experience. 

- Suk Jing Lim, Computing

On graduation, you may continue to postgradute study at TU Dublin or elsewhere.

TU Code

TU883

Level

Level 8

Award

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

Duration

1 year

Location

Blanchardstown

Fees

EU Fees

Non-EU Fees

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