Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing with Information Technology Management
Type of Qualification:
Honours Bachelor Degree
Field of Study
Computer Science,Computing,Finance, banking, insurance,General Programmes
Type of Study:
Full Time,Part Time,Modular
Application Closing Date:
About the Course
The IT Management programme in IT Tallaght has operated successfully since 2005, successfully delivering specialists for the management of the IT resource in organisations. The updates to the programme give a stronger emphasis on DevOps, Automation, IT service management, governance and organisation allied to strong technical knowledge and skills in IT infrastructure, Networking, Systems, Testing and Performance.
The programme caters for the growing need for Cloud Services Specialists to Provision, manage, test and maintain cloud applications, The updates are in response to detailed discussions with Microsoft on the skills needed for these roles and additional consultation has taken place with IT Services Engineers from Amazon, Ergo and IBM to ensure that the programme offers a variety of current technologies. Current IT Management students typically complete projects in the areas of Cloud Infrastructure, Virtualisation, Networking, ELearning, Web Design and Development and Data Visualisation.
CAO Code TA 322
Honours Bachelors Degree of Science – Computing with IT Management
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 IT Tallaght Level 8 Department of Computing 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 a wide range of roles with a typical distribution shown below. 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, Telecity.
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
Semester 1Learning to Learn at Third Level
Discrete Mathematics 1
Software Development 1
Web & User Experience
Business & Information Systems
Semester 2Database Fundamentals
Operating Systems Fundamentals
Social Media Communications
Software Development 2
Object Oriented Systems Analysis
Semester 3Discrete Mathematics 2
Web & Mobile Design & Development
IT Scripting & Automation
Database Design And Programming
Software Quality Assurance and Testing
Semester 4Management Science
IT Service Management
Object Oriented Analysis & Design 1
Semester 5Web Application Design & Deployment
Cloud Services & Distributed Computing
Object-Oriented Software Development
Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Semester 6Industry Project
Experiential Learning (Major)
Interactive Media Design & Visualisation
Enterprise Applications Development 1
The Internet of Things
Social Media Analysis and Information Integration
Semester 8Virtualised Networking and Unified Access
Enterprise Performance Architecture
It Mgt Project Semester 8
IT Governance and Quality
Enterprise Applications Development 2
Algorithms and Data Structures
Enterprise Database Technologies
Interactive Media Development