School of Science and Computing New Degree Programmes
The Computing/ Software Development and Computing / IT Management programmes are now joined by a Data Analytics specialism. Designed with major industry players and building on the research experience in IT Tallaght, this programme is a combination of deep technical skills and understanding of data.
The skills contained in this programme have been identified as in significant demand worldwide as well as the Irish Expert Group on Future Skills Needs. Key topics include Data Mining, Machine learning, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Semantic Web, Natural Language Processing, Data analysis, Operations Research, R, Visualisation, Python, Scripting plus core Web & Database Skills.
The programme incorporates a 6 month industry placement in Year 3.
In 2016 over 75 IT Tallaght Computing students spent six months in a range of placements across companies such as SAP, IBM, Amazon, Ergo, Version 1 and many other leading IT centres.
The Computing/ Software Development and Computing / IT Management programmes are now joined by a Computing with Language (French/ German/ Spanish) specialism. This programme appeals to those students with an interest/ passion for a language who wish to have a career in Computing/ IT. As part of this programme you learn all core computing/ software development skills that a current graduate needs (including web development, databases, networking & security allied to software development).
Students on the programme are expected to spend a period abroad from one semester to one academic year in a university or on placement. Your language skills are highly valued by industry partners such as SAP, Microsoft and Salesforce.com. ICT graduates with Language skills are among the most highly sought after in the marketplace with companies showing a strong preference for those graduates who have demonstrated the desire, interest and ability to survive and thrive in another country.