Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing
|CAO code: BN104||
Entry Route into programme:
|Duration: 4 years|
|NFQ level: 8|
|Method of application: CAO|
|2013 Points : 230|
|Award title: Bachelor of Science (Honours)|
|Credits for Full Award: 120 @ NFQ Level 6; 60 @ NFQ Level 7; 60 @ NFQ Level 8|
|Awarding Body: ITB||Transfer and Progression:
BN518 Master of Science in Computing
Minimum Entry Requirements
The minimum entry requirements for standard entrants are a pass in six subjects in the Leaving Certificate with two higher C3 grades and four ordinary D3 grades to include Mathematics and English or Irish.
Mature students may be admitted without meeting these formal minimum requirements.
The minimum entry requirements for graduates of FETAC Level 5 or 6 awards is any full award in a course in a cognate area and including a distinction grade in at least 3 modules. This award must include Mathematics (C20139) or Mathematics (5N1833) or Mathematics for Computing (C20175) or Mathematics for Engineering (C20174) or a pass in Leaving Certificate Mathematics.
The courses considered as cognate areas for progression include CITXX, CNSSX, 6M5164, CCNMX, 5M2564.
Students who apply for this course will have a choice when they enter third year of the programme to specialise in Information Technology or Digital Forensics and Cyber Security.
Ubiquitous Computing or Computer and Network Forensics
Game Development or Text Mining and Information Retrieval or Advanced Network Technologies or XML and Web Services or High Performance Computing or Intelligent Computing or Applied Language Engineering
* One Module from Elective 1, Semester 7
Four Modules from Elective 2, Semester 8
Note : The choice of electives are dependent upon learner demand and resource availability and may vary from year to year.