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Degree - Honours Bachelor

Computing

TU Dublin - Tallaght
TU Dublin - Tallaght
Course Code
TA322
Career Zone
Level
NFQ Type
Major
Duration
4 Years
Attendence
Full Time
CAO Points 2019 r1
195
Points Change
-42

Course Summary

Degree Options: Computing with Software Developement, Computing with IT Management, Computing with Data Analytics

This programme aims to give students knowledge of information systems and databases as well as an indepth knowledge of networking and communications.

The interactive media elements of the programme will develop your knowledge of topics from web design and usability to computer games design and development.

Students will receive a substantial grounding in business concepts which help place information technology in its context in the modern world. Within the programme you will find opportunities to develop your particular interests and strengths by suggesting or selecting projects that interest you.

Course Details

College Link > TA322 - Computing

Colleges often have information about the course on their own website, along with other useful information relating to the college. (Note: Not always available)

Career Sectors

This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.

Entry Requirements

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QQI FET/FETAC Links

This course will accept Any QQI Level 5 or 6 Major Award as an entry requirement.

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The Student - Career Interests

This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.

Investigative

The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with sophiscticated technology. These types prefer mentally stimulating environments and often pay close attention to developments in their chosen field.

Career Progression

Excellent prospects with many graduates now working as developers with leading IT companies such as Oracle, Accenture, IBM, Microsoft as well as in hospitals, health boards, county councils. Others have joined game development companies and some have set up their own IT companies. 

Typical roles obtained by graduates of this programme include systems developers, IT managers, database administrators, systems analysts and network engineers. 

Career Path:

Junior developer, software tester, analyst, developer, systems architect, project manager, team leader, IT consultant, chief technical officer.

Further Research

Qualifax
Qualifax Course Page

Qualifax is the National Learners Database. (Note: Link not always available)

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