Level 5

RefCourse titleTypeFT/PTHubElectives
5M18294 Business Information Systems FTComputer Science
5M0529 Computer Science FTComputer Science

Computer Science

Full time

The aim of the Computer Science programme is to enable students to acquire the knowledge and skills required to develop solutions for the mobile and traditional computing environments.  The course is ideally suited to applicants who wish to progress to Higher Education.  Microsoft MTA in Software Development.

The Office Informatics course prepares students with knowledge and skills required to run an internet business.  Computer modules are combined with traditional business modules to prepare graduates with skills to work in innovative small and medium businesses (SME).

Core Modules
  • Database Methods
  • Web Authoring
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
Elective Modules
  • Programming and Design Principals
  • Word Processing
  • Spreadsheet Methods
  • The Internet
  • Capstone for Office Informatics
  • Fundamentals of Object Oriented Programming
  • Software Architecture
  • Math for IT
  • Mobile Technologies

Modules offered may be subject to change due to resource demands.

Computer Science Hub General Information

Progression Examples

On successful completion of the Computer Science course students can progress to Computer Systems and Networks QQI Level 6 (CCNA), which in turn links to Year 2 of the DIT Network Technologies Degree.

Graduates who achieve the required standard may also progress to further studies to Institutes of Technology and Universities.  Examples of progression courses include:

  • DIT, DT211 Computer Science
  • IT Tallaght, TA312 Computing
  • IT Blanchardstown, BN013 Computing (Information Technology)
  • UCD, DN201 Computer Science
  • DIT, DT324 Business Management
  • IT Blanchardstown, BN016 Business