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Computing (Information Technology) / Ríomhaireacht (Teicneolaíocht Faisnéise)

Course Title: Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing

2023 CAO Points: 302

Leaving Certificate Requirements

Minimum Number of




2 H5's

Minimum Grade in


English OR Irish



QQI/FET Requirements

QQI/FET Award Required

Additional Requirements

Any full Level 5 or 6 award
Three distinctions plus a pass in:
  • Mathematics (C20139)
  • Mathematics (5N1833)
  • Mathematics for Computing (C20175)
  • Mathematics for Engineering (C20174)
  • LC Maths

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 6.0 overall (or equivalent).

Combining the best of computer science with hands on practical skills, this four year degree will see students gain skills, knowledge and competencies in software development, mobile application development, web development, game and interactive development, entrepreneurship, networking, and cyber-security.

In your final year, you’ll specialise in an area such as software design, mobile development, human language technology, data science, high performance computing, game development, cloud computing and more. Our annual display of final-year student work allows students to showcase their creative and technical talents to a range of industry employers and business groups who are keen to secure the best graduate talent to meet the demands of the growing IT industry.

During your studies, you will have access to state-of-the-art computing, networking and cyber-security labs. 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

Please note, there is no advanced entry to this course.

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 postgraduate study at TU Dublin or elsewhere.

TU Code



Level 8


Bachelor of Science (Honours)


4 years

Number of Places




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EU Fees

Non-EU Fees

Progression Options

Years 1 - 4
Bachelor of Science in Computing in Information Technology (Level 8)
On graduation, you may continue to postgraduate study at TU Dublin or elsewhere.