Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing with Information Technology Management

  • Course Code


  • Type of Qualification:

    Honours Bachelor Degree

  • Field of Study

    Combined,Computer Science,Computing

  • Type of Study:

    Full Time,Part Time,Modular

  • Application Closing Date:

    Not Specified

About the Course

Computing at IT TallaghtThe 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
MSc, PhD

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

At least grade H5 or better in two higher level papers and grade O6 or better in four ordinary level papers in the Leaving Certificate including English or Irish and Maths. Pass in Foundation Level Mathematics (F2) is acceptable for this course.

Summary - 2H5 & 4O6/H7 - Maths (F2)

You should be expecting to score better than a F2/O6/H7 grade in Ordinary Level Mathematics if considering this programme.

2018 CAO points : 228 (round 1)

QQI/ FET (formally FETAC) Entry Requirements

Essential Major Awards- Any

Essential Component Awards- Three Distinctions and a pass in one from the following:

C20174, C20175, C20139, 5N2066, B20029, 5N1833, 6N3395, 5N0554, 5N0556, 5N18396, 5N17782, 5N16654

No previous, serious computing experience required.
Students needn’t arrive as computer whiz-kids. They learn to become experts with us!

Career Opportunities

Computing at IT TallaghtIn 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.

Further Information

Contact David White/ Sean McHugh (Course Leaders) /

Or Head of Department of Computing: Dr. Barry Feeney



Course Content

Semester 1


Software Development 1
Discrete Mathematics 1
Computer Architecture
Critical Skills Development
Visual Design & User Experience
Business & Information Systems

Semester 2


Software Development 2
Systems Analysis
Database Fundamentals
Operating Systems Fundamentals
Social Media Communications

Semester 3


Software Quality Assurance and Testing
Client-Side Web Development
Advanced Database Technologies
Discrete Mathematics 2
Network Fundamentals
IT Scripting & Automation

Semester 4


Data Administration and Analysis
Management Science
Routing & Switching Essentials
Information Security
IT Service Management

Semester 5


Cloud Services & Distributed Computing
Big Data Technologies
Advanced Routing & Switching
Server-Side Web Development
Operating Systems


Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Data Analysis

Semester 6


Experiential Learning

Semester 7


Interactive Media Design & Visualisation
IT Mgt Project Semester 7
Private Cloud Architecture
Security for the cloud and IoT
Information Management


Social Media Analysis
DevOps - Continuous Integration and Deployment
Applied Machine Learning

Semester 8


Operations Research
IT Governance and Quality
Enterprise Performance Architecture
It Mgt Project Semester 8


Advanced Cloud Provisioning & Networking
User Experience Design
Applied Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning
Architecting on the Public Cloud
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