Computing with Language (French/German/Spanish) / Ríomhaireacht le Teanga (Fraincis/Gearmáinis/Spáinnis)

Leaving Cert
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Minimum Grade in


English OR Irish



 Other Grade Requirements 

Leaving Certificate Examination with at least Grade 06 or better in five subjects including Mathematics and English or Irish. Grade 05 in Ordinary level Mathematics or higher is recommended but not a requirement.

Leaving Certificate French O5 or better is recommended for French stream. German or Spanish may be taken at beginner level.

Round one points 2019 - 262

Applications from QQI Level 5 and 6 are welcome. Further details at

Mature applicants (23+) are welcome. Further details at

This programme is designed to address the need for Level 8 computing graduates who have a language competence. It was designed in consultation with leading companies, including SAP Ireland and

The course subjects include software development, computer architecture, systems analysis, databases, social media comms, cloud services, interactive design, information management, and applied AI.

If your language ability is strong, it’s possible to spend a full year abroad, on condition of studying, in a partner institution, similar technical topics to those covered in Semester 5.

Language skills are considered essential when working in a multicultural professional environment. Being fluent in a second language demonstrates cultural openness and adaptability, and gives you a competitive edge and enhanced employability. One major employer stated: “When I see a good CV that includes a period abroad I see someone who has challenged themselves and proved their ability to be independent. I tend to reach for those first even if the foreign language isn’t essential to the role.”

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TU Code



Level 8


Bachelor of Science (Hons)


4 years

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