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Business Computing / Ríomhaireacht Ghnó

Course Title: Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Business Computing

2023 CAO Points: 342

Leaving Certificate Requirements

Minimum Number of




2 H5s

Minimum Grade in


English OR Irish



QQI/FET Requirements

QQI/FET Award Required

Additional Requirements

Level 5:
One of the following awards:
  • CITXX Information Technology
  • 5M0529 / 5M17817 Software Development
Level 6:
Full level 6 award in a relevant discipline
Level 5:
5 Distinctions Required, to include one of the following:
  • B20012 Database Methods
  • C20013 Computer Programming
  • C20175 Mathematics for Computing
5M0529 / 5M17817
5 Distinctions required to include:
  • 5N0783 Database Methods
  • 5N0541 / 5N17785 Fundamentals of Object Oriented Programming
A distinction in one of the following:
  • 5N0556 / 5S17694 Maths for STEM
  • 5N0554 / 5N17782 Computational Methods & Problem Solving
Leaving Certificate Mathematics 04/H7

In addition to the QQI minimum entry requirements, QQI quotas and QQI points apply. The max QQI points awarded is 390. Further details at www.tudublin.ie/qqi

Mature Applicants

Applications from mature students (23+) are welcome. Further details at www.tudublin.ie/mature

English Language Requirements

If English is not your first language you will need to provide evidence of your English language proficiency as detailed on our website. Applicants for this course should have a minimum IELTS (Academic Version) English Proficiency of 6 overall (or equivalent) with nothing less than 6 in each component.

This course aims to develop skilled IT professionals with strong software and related skills and a good knowledge of how businesses function.

It combines computer studies, particularly software development, with business subjects. On graduating, you’ll combine technical, business and interpersonal skills regarded as being important to industry, and that are in constant demand by employers.

The technical skills include a high level of proficiency in Object-Oriented Software Development through Java and Ruby. The Interpersonal Skills, Communication Skills and the Project Management modules along with a work placement will develop your personal effectiveness in the workplace, while business and information systems topics provide a framework for workplace effectiveness.

Study Abroad Opportunities

Students have the opportunity to undertake an Erasmus exchange in Year 3.

Work Placement

In Year 3, students can choose to go on a work placement.

  • IT Consultant
  • Associate Software Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • Accounts and Project Manager
  • Software Developer
  • Lead Web Developer
  • Quality Assurance
  • Business Analyst
  • IOS Software Developer
  • Android Developer
  • Support Analyst
  • Application Developer
  • Business Process Manager

Advanced Entry applications are accepted to this course. For further information on how to make an Advanced Entry application, please visit our CAO Hub. A full list of courses open for Advanced Entry are listed on the CAO website.

On graduating, you may proceed to postgraduate studies leading to the award of MSc, MPhil or PhD at research institutes and universities worldwide.

TU Code



Level 8


Bachelor of Science (Honours)


4 years

Number of Places



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Dr Hugh O’Donnell, Head of Business Technology

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School of Business Technology, Retail, and Supply Chain