Your World – Empower IT with Computing

We are in the middle of a technological revolution where our experience of life is enabled and enriched by the power of information freely available at our fingertips. By studying computing you are taking a decision to become an expert in a field which is re-shaping our world and how we experience it. A world class hub of top Software and IT Companies now exists in Dublin with talented graduates from all around the world working in a vibrant international community. Enterprise Ireland tell us that in Ireland we have:

  • 10 of the top 10 GLOBAL ICT COMPANIES
  • 4 of the top 5 IT SERVICES COMPANIES
  • Top 10 Born on the Internet Companies

You know their names, Microsoft, Facebook, Amazon, Twitter, IBM, SAP and so on. In addition to the major multinationals there are over 600 IT and Software companies based in Dublin. Also, of course, Computing Specialists are needed in every type of business, not just the IT industry. With IT Tallaght’s Department of Computing you can gain not just the skill and knowledge needed for these opportunities but also get an opportunity to gain experience in the industry.

Computing in IT Tallaght

Full Time Undergraduate Programmes
We have 4 key streams in our programmes – 

All streams are current, have a placement opportunity in Year 3 and are in areas of national skill shortage. If you would prefer a Level 6 Higher Certificate or Level 7 Ordinary degree programme then was have these also available on the CAO (TA302 / TA312/ TA313).

Research Programmes
In the Department of Computing IT Tallaght you may study to both Master’s and PhD level. We have recently validated a thematic research MSc. Programme aimed at those working in industry. These have just been launched and we have some attractive scholarships available for those in industry wising to pursue research in areas of computing, particularly Social Media Research, Scalability & Parallelisation, Machine Learning & Data Analysis, Computation, Security, IT Architecture.

Why Study Computing in IT Tallaght?

  • Computing at ITT DublinUp to date Programmes designed with input from industry leaders such as Amazon AWS, Microsoft, SAP, IBM.
  • Did you know that IT Tallaght is the first Higher Education Institute in Ireland to deliver the highly sought after AWS Cloud Architect Certification Programme?
  • 6 months placement opportunity in Ireland/ abroad
  • Did you know that over 75 Department of Computing students are going on 6 months placement from January 2018 across a great range of companies including Accenture, Amazon, Bank Of America, Deloitte, Ericsson, Fidelity, IBM, OATH, SAP, Tallaght Hospital, Verifone, Workday and many more 
  • Excellent graduate employment outcomes
  • Learn industry needed skills in a supportive environment with experienced lecturers
  • Final year projects with partners such as IBM/ Amazon/ Openet/ Merrill Lynch/ Salesforce.

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Courses Starting January 2018

Research Programmes
We have openings for both MSc and PhD students on programmes starting in Jan/Feb 2018. If you are interested in Research while in work we may also have a Scholarship open for you. Please contact: Dr. Barry Feeney, Head of Computing, IT Tallaght. (

Springboard & ICT Skills Funded
The following Computing Springboard courses are offered here at IT Tallaght for 2017/18 academic year. To apply for these courses or obtain more information, visit the HEA Springboard+ website.

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Honours Degree



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