Computing / Ríomhaireacht

Programme Title: Higher Certificate in Science in Information Technology

* 2020 CAO Points 194

Leaving Cert
Minimum Number of

Subjects

Higher

5

 

Minimum Grade in

Maths

English OR Irish

F2/O6/H7

O6/H7 - English
F3/06/H7 - Irish

 Other Grade Requirements 

*Grade 05 in maths is recommended but not a requirement 


Mature applicants
 (23+) are welcome. Further details at www.tudublin.ie/mature

This Higher Certificate, two-year course give the skills to start a career in computing. Software Development,Web Development, Scripting & OS, Cyber Security, Systems Analysis, Architecture & Networking, Software Quality & Test and are covered with mathematical foundations in Discrete Maths, Statistics & Management Science.  Further study specialisms inlcude Software Development, Cloud Computing, IT Mngt, Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning.

This Higher Certificate, two-year course gives you the essential Computing skills to start a career in industry.  Software Development,Web Development, Scripting & OS, Cyber Security, Systems Analysis, Architecture & Networking, Software Quality & Test and are covered with mathematical foundations in Discrete Maths, Statistics & Management Science. You will have the foundations to start a career in career in this vital area that is so influencing the modern world.

You will have an opportunity to create team projects of a high standard which will be one of your personal portfolio pieces used in interviews. In common with all TU Dublin Tallaght Campus Computing programmes there is an option to change streams to your specialist stream of choice after Year 1.

  • If you choose to take the add-on Bachelor's degree (Level 7) a six month work placement forms part of the programme.
  • Graduate Job Titles:
    Graduates have obtained roles as Web Developers, Junior Software Developers, Data Centre Technicians, Network Engineers, Technical Support Analysts, IT Technicians, SysOps Techncians.

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  • On completion of your Higher Certificate , you can continue into a choice of three specialisations - Software Development / IT Management / Cloud Computing or Artificial Intellignece/ Machine Learning. You may progress to either Bachelor's degree (Level 7) or Honours Bachelor's degree (Level 8)
TU Code

TU652

Level

Level 6

Award

Higher Certificate in Science

Duration

2 years

Number of Places

20

Location

Tallaght

Fees

EU Fees

Non-EU Fees

Contact Us

School of Science & Computing