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Computing (Information Technology) / Ríomhaireacht (Teicneolaíocht Faisnéise)

Course Title: Bachelor of Science in Computing in Information Technology

2022 CAO Points: 268


Leaving Certificate Requirements:

Leaving Cert
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Minimum Grade in


English OR Irish



QQI/FET Requirements:

QQI/FET Award Required

Additional Requirements

Any full Level 5 or 6 award
Must include a pass in one of the following:
  • Mathematics (C20139)
  • Mathematics (5N1833)
  • Mathematics for Computing (C20175)
  • Mathematics for Engineering (C20174)
  • Mathematics (6N3395)
  • Maths for Information Technology (5N18396)
  • LC Maths

Further details at www.tudublin.ie/qqi

Mature Applicants:

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

Have you ever wondered how google works, how mobile apps are designed, how games are developed, or how computers securely share information? Do you want to work with the next generation of cutting-edge computing technologies? Do you see yourself as a future computing professional working in one of the most rewarding and in-demand careers for graduates? If so, this three-year course could be for you.

This course has been designed to meet Irelands growing need for computing graduates who can contribute to the development of the next generation of cutting-edge computing technologies. The demand for our computing graduates keeps increasing as technology continues to positively shape the world around us. With a computing degree, you’ve got a skillset that is internationally recognised, providing the potential for career mobility and excellent earnings.

In this three-year course, you’ll experience a blend of computer science and hands on practical skills which will allow you to develop expertise in software development, mobile application development, web development, game and interactive development, entrepreneurship, networking, infrastructure, and cyber-security through a mix of theory-based and practical, hands-on subjects. We encourage students to experience a broad range of subjects before specialising through practical projects and electives in later years. Experience the excitement of building your first computer, designing software, developing web apps, and working on real world projects.

The campus provides students with state-of-the-art computing, networking and cyber-security labs. The course is a mix of theory-based and practical subjects, which will equip you with a range of technical, design and management skills. You’ll have easy online access to course materials, and on-site support from enthusiastic academic staff willing to share their expertise and knowledge with you.

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

IT Requirements: A MEDIUM spec (i.e. able to run Win 10, an AV solution and Office comfortably. Be able to use Wi-fi and camera to attend online classes, use other software such as SPSS, Adobe Connect, Minitab, Maple, so needs more RAM, SSD, etc.)

Please search for the TU Dublin offer on the HEA website www.heanet.ie/store

Our graduates work in a rage of roles including:

  • Software Developer
  • Game Developer
  • Mobile App Developer
  • Web Developer
  • Data Scientist
  • Internet of Things Developer
  • Cloud Architect
  • Network Administrator
  • IT Consultant

Graduate Employers:

  • IBM
  • Accenture
  • Deloitte
  • Google
  • Liberty IT

Semester 1

  • Fundamentals of Programming 1
  • Computer Systems
  • Networking Basics
  • Personal and Professional Development
  • Web Development Fundamentals
  • Algorithmic Problem-Solving

Semester 2

  • Computer Architecture
  • Mathematics for Computing
  • Routers and Routing Basics
  • Web Development Client-Side
  • Fundamentals of Programming 2

Semester 1

  • LAN Switching and Wireless
  • GUI Programming
  • Information Technology Mathematics
  • Database Fundamentals
  • Interactive Multimedia
  • Object-Oriented Analysis and Design

Semester 2

  • Advanced Programming
  • Operating Systems
  • Web Development Server-Side
  • WAN Technologies
  • Software Engineering and Testing
  • IT Business Management

Semester 1

  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Rich Web Applications
  • Parallel Computing
  • Advanced Switching and Routing
  • Project Skills
  • Major Group Project (Part 1)

Semester 2

  • Network Distributed Computing
  • Object-Oriented and Design Patterns
  • Troubleshooting IP Networks
  • Web Framework Development
  • Major Group Project (Part 2)

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

Further Study: On successful completion, you’re eligible for the TU883 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing in Information Technology 

TU Code



Level 7


Bachelor of Science


3 years

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Progression Options

Years 1, 2 & 3
Bachelor of Science in Computing in Information Technology (Level 7)
Year 4
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing in Information Technology (Level 8)