Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing with Software Development
Type of Qualification:
Honours Bachelor Degree
Field of Study
Computer Science,Computing,General Programmes
Type of Study:
Application Closing Date:
About the Course
Placement/ Period Abroad: Option for 6 month placement or period abroad in Year 3.
Last year over 70 students availed of this option across a range of companies such as SAP, IBM, Amazon AWS, Ergo, Groupon, Equinix, Openet, OpenJaw and many, many more. Placement countries include France, Spain, Austria, Germany.
The Computing with Software Development programme is the latest update of our Computing programmes has been updated to reflect a number of key inputs from our industry collaborators and the increasingly diverse technological landscape.
Software has become ubiquitous within society, and consequently we have seen the proliferation of software development tools and techniques aimed at facilitating this expansion.
The IT Tallaght Computing programme combines the advanced theory sought by industry with up to date current hands on skills in areas such as DevOps. You will learn advanced data structures and algorithms, a range of programming languages and frameworks covering the major language types and developing for cloud/ web / mobile device.
Allied to this you will learn advanced database, networks, operating systems, analysis and security material.
We have taken inputs from a wide range of serious ICT Sector companies such as IBM, Microsoft, SAP among others in developing this programme.
CAO Code TA 322
Honours Bachelors Degree of Science – Computing with Software Development
Length of course: 4 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
What do I Need?
Leaving Certificate with a minimum of Grade C3 in two Higher Level subjects, and a minimum of Grade D3 (Ordinary Level) in 4 other subjects in the Leaving Certificate Examination, which must include Mathematics and English or Irish.
You should be expecting to score better than a D grade in Ordinary Level Mathematics if considering this programme.
Previous computing experience not required so much as a logical approach to problems and an interest in being involved in a fast growing rewarding career.
Recent minimum CAO points: 280
Points range of recent offers: 280-500
In 2015 over 90%of Level 8 graduates found employment in ICT Sector roles within 3 months of graduating with 5% going on to further study. Salaries ranged from €22k to €52k with typical salaries in the region of €35k for good development roles.
Graduates go on to to a wide range of roles with a typical distribution shown belo. IBM was the single largest employer closely followed by SAP and Ergo Systems. Other employers were Sage, Intel, Bearing Point, PaddyPower, Microsoft, Dell, Guidewire, Allnone, Dell, ERS.
How To Apply
Apply through CAO for entry to year 1. Advanced entry into later years apply through Institute online system.
Or Head of Department of Computing: Dr. Barry Feeney email@example.com
Select here for information on fees: http://www.it-tallaght.ie/fees
Semester 1Discrete Mathematics 1
Learning to Learn at Third Level
Business & Information Systems
Software Development 1
Web & User Experience
Semester 2Database Fundamentals
Social Media Communications
Software Development 2
Object Oriented Systems Analysis
Operating Systems Fundamentals
Semester 3Discrete Mathematics 2
Web & Mobile Design & Development
Software Development 3
Database Design And Programming
Software Quality Assurance and Testing
Semester 4Management Science
Software Development 4
Web Application Development
Object Oriented Analysis & Design 1
Semester 5Data Structures and Algorithms
Cloud Services & Distributed Computing
Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Semester 6Industry Project
Experiential Learning (Major)
Algorithms & Computation
Interactive Media Design & Visualisation
Enterprise Applications Development 1
Social Media Analysis and Information Integration
Enterprise Applications Development 2
Enterprise Performance Architecture
Interactive Media Development
Artificial Intelligence and Logic
Enterprise Database Technologies