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Degree - Honours Bachelor

Computing with Languages

TU Dublin - Tallaght
TU Dublin - Tallaght
Course Code
TU861
Career Zone
Level
NFQ Type
Major
Duration
4 Years
Attendence
Full Time
CAO Points 2019 r2
262
Points Change

Course Summary

The Computing/ Software Development and Computing / IT Management programmes are now joined by a Computing with Language (French/ German/ Spanish) specialism.

This programme appeals to those students with an interest/ passion for a language who wish to have a career in Computing/ IT.

As part of this programme you learn all core computing/ software development skills that a current graduate needs (including web development, databases, networking & security allied to software development). Students on the programme are expected to spend a period abroad from one semester to one academic year in a university or on placement.

Course Details

College Link > TU861 - Computing with Languages

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

Foreign language options with this course

There are options to study a language as part of this course. The following option(s) may be selected:

Languages
Includes time abroad?
Award Type
French
Major
German
Major
Spanish
Major

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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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.

Linguistic

The Linguistic's interests are usually focused on ideas and information exchange. They tend to like reading a lot, and enjoy discussion about what has been said. Some will want to write about their own ideas and may follow a path towards journalism, story writing or editing. Others will develop skills in other languages, perhaps finding work as a translator or interpreter. Most Linguistic types will enjoy the opportunity to teach or instruct people in a topic they are interested in.

Career Progression

The combination of computing skills with language skills opens a wide range of interesting roles. One major employer has stated: "When I see a good CV that includes a period abroad I see someone who has challenged themselves and proved their ability to be independent. I tend to reach for those first even if the foreign language isn’t essential to the role."

Graduates found employment with companies such as IBM, SAP and Ergo Systems. Other employers were Sage, Intel, Bearing Point, PaddyPower, Microsoft, Dell, Guidewire, Allnone, Dell, ERS, Telecity.

Further Research

Qualifax
Qualifax Course Page

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

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