Bachelor of Science in Computing

  • Course Code


  • Type of Qualification:

    Ordinary Bachelor Degree

  • Field of Study

    Computer Science,Computing,General Programmes

  • Type of Study:

    Full Time

  • Application Closing Date:

    Not Specified

About the Course

This three year programme is aimed at giving you the skills and knowledge necessary to work at a technical level in the computing industry. In this programme you will learn not only the latest coding techniques but also how to specify and design systems for business, for the web, for hospitals, for the future. As part of this programme you will work in a team environment to develop a number of software projects.

Computing at IT Tallaght

Typical roles obtained by graduates of this programme include junior systems developers, IT support, database administrators, junior systems analysts and network engineers. Salaries and careers prospects for computing graduates are excellent with most graduates reporting promotion witThis programme covers a range of material from how to design and develop IT systems to how to develop for the web and how to link together computing systems. As a graduate of this programme you can look forward to obtaining lucrative and interesting employment in Ireland’s information and communications technology (ICT) sector.


Graduates of the B. Sc. in Computing may also proceed to a B. Sc. (Hons) in Computing. It is also interesting to note that this programme shares a common first year with the B. Sc. (IT Management) programme and that student are in a position to transfer from the Computing stream to the IT Management programme (subject to places being available) at the end of year 1 should they feel that this stream suits their skills better. 



Course Code TA 312
Bachelor Degree in Science Degree (Computing)

Length of programme: 3 years
Recognised in Europe
Mature students welcome

Mature applicants (23 years of age) may not be required to meet the minimum entry
requirements but may be considered on their merits.
Research opportunities at Post Graduate level
MSc and PhD
Honours Bachelor Degree recognised for Teaching Computer Studies in Second Level schools in Ireland.
Follow-on Degree
Follow-on Honours Bachelor of Science Degree (Computing). 1 year. 

Entry Requirements

Grade D3 or higher in 5 subjects at Ordinary Level including English or Irish and Maths at Grade D3 or higher. (Grade C3 in Ordinary Level Maths is recommended but is not a requirement).
No previous, serious computing experience required
Students needn’t arrive as computer whiz-kids. They learn to become experts with us!
Recent minimum CAO points: 255 

Career Opportunities

Computing at IT TallaghtThe ICT sector in Ireland employs over 100,000 people with seven of the top ten It companies in the world located in Ireland.

The Irish Government’s Expert Group for Predicting Future Skills Needs currently reports that computing graduates are in short supply in Ireland and that this situation is likely to continue. Now is your chance to choose a programme which will open doors to a long term interesting and rewarding career.

Typical roles include Web Developer, Webmaster, Junior Analyst, Junior Developer, Junior Network Engineer and Database and information system support.

Check to see the range of roles available to you if you pursue a career in computing. 

How To Apply

Barry Feeney MSc PhD  ( Head of Department ) + 353 1 4042402     email

Department  phone extensions: + 353 1 404 2436 / 2400 / 2406   - Fax: + 353 1 4042404 

Further Information

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Links Scheme
Any full FETAC (NCVA) Level 5/6 Award provided it contains one of the following in the award:
C20174 Maths for Engineering, C20175 Maths for Computing, C20139 Maths or B20029 Statistics 


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