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Degree - Honours Bachelor

Computer Science (Infrastructure)

TU Dublin - Dublin City
TU Dublin - Dublin City
Course Code
DT211
Career Zone
Level
NFQ Type
Major
Duration
4 Years
Attendence
Full Time
CAO Points
356
Points Change
-15

Course Summary

Computer Science (Infrastructure) is about developing software and infrastructure for applications ranging from those on smart devices through to those in global corporations. This programme provides the skills required to build data centres and networks and to develop software securely, individually and in teams. Recent graduates work as software developers, software engineers and system administrators.

No prior programming experience is required.

Course Details

College Link > DT211 - Computer Science (Infrastructure)

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

Number of Reserved Places: 8 places

PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

Search for PLC Courses offering these awards
(Click on the Codes)

Note: Information for 2019 Entry
Old Code New Code Award Title
CITXX Information Technology
5M0529 Software Development
5M0536 Computer Systems and Networks
5M17814 Computer Systems & Networks
5M17817 Software Development

Points Calculator for QQI Awards:
Details of the QQI scoring system and a points calculator can be found  HERE

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

Graduates from this programme are working as Software Engineers, Software Developers, Systems Administrators, Virtualisation Engineers, IT Security experts and Database Administrators in global organizations such as IBM, Amazon and Oracle, local successful companies such as Ocuco, Version 1 and Digital Planet and in start-ups. Many also work in IT departments of banks, building societies and government organizations or as software or infrastructure consultants. Application areas include Intelligent Cities, Ethical Hacking, search engine development, games and legal and financial software.

Further Research

Qualifax
Qualifax Course Page

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

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