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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing

Programme Purpose

This programme is a 4-year Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree aimed at Leaving Certificate graduates or mature applicants who wish to follow a career in computing. The programme will run both on part-time and full-time basis in order to cater to the different types of students. The students will have to attend lectures and tutorials in the classroom or online over the academic year, as well as to study independently. Students will study for 4 stages taking modules that cover topics such as Mathematics, Programming, Problem Solving, Data Communications and Networking, Software Quality and Testing, Innovation and Business Entrepreneurship, Security Fundamentals and Development, Cloud Application and Development, Data Governance, Security and Ethics. An important component of the programme will be the 6 months Work Placement in stage 3, as well as the capstone Computing Project in stage 4. The programme leads to a level 8 academic award Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computing awarded by QQI. Graduates of this programme may pursue further education or employment in the field of computing.

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Dublin City

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Centres offering Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing

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National College of Ireland Mayor Street, IFSC, Dublin 1, D01 Y300 01 4498500