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Course Details

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing

Course code: BN402 Entry Route into programme:
  • Appropriate Bachelor of Science in Computing
Duration: 1 year
NFQ level: 8
Method of application: CAO
Schedule: Full time
Award title: Bachelor of Science (Honours)
Credits for Full Award: 60 @ NFQ Level 8
Awarding Body: ITB

Minimum Entry Requirements

Holders of an appropriate Bachelor of Science in Computing in Information Technology should apply to CAO in the year for which admission is sought. Entry is subject to normal entry requirements

Course Content

Year 1
Semester 1
  • Project (Part 1)
  • Research Skills
  • Derivation of Algorithms



  • Network Security
  • Enterprise and Cloud Computing
  • Ubiquitous Computing
  • Game Development
  • Applied Human Language Technology
  • Data Analytics


Three electives must be selected

Semester 2
  • Project (Part 2)



  • Text Analysis
  • Advanced Network Technologies
  • Web Services
  • High Performance Computing
  • Computational Intelligence
  • Computer Vision


Four Electives must be selected

Note : The choice of electives are dependent upon learner demand and resource availability and may vary from year to year.

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What our students say...

"I’m glad I enrolled, the course is challenging and covers a lot, but it’s structured in a way that allows you to approach it one step at a time. Learning how to develop software is my favourite thing about the course. At the beginning, I thought that being exceptional at maths would have been necessary to develop software which I was worried about. There is an element of maths, but writing code is more about being able to solve problems and think things through. The third year project that I was a part of was fortunate enough to receive funding to improve our software project over the summer, this was a huge highlight for me."                                            Daire Homan

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