CAO Code LY717
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Science (Ord)

Computing

3 years  /    Level 7  /    Full-time

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Our Bachelor of Science in Computing provides you with a range of both theoretical and practical skills to advance in the computer industry.

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Certain semesters of this course are taken in common with other courses.

SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
1 Computer Architecture and Operating Systems 1 Mandatory 5 4
Mathematics for Computing 1 Mandatory 5 4
Introduction to Programming Mandatory 10 8
Personal and Professional Development Mandatory 5 4
Web Fundamentals Mandatory 5 4
2 Computer Architecture and Operating Systems 2 Mandatory 5 4
Mathematics for Computing 2 Mandatory 5 4
Introduction to Object Oriented Programming Mandatory 10 8
Problem Solving with Robots Mandatory 5 4
Introduction to Cloud and Mobile Technologies Mandatory 5 4
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Object Oriented Programming 2 Mandatory 10 7
Network Fundamentals Mandatory 5 4
Relational Databases Mandatory 5 4
Server Side Scripting Mandatory 5 4
Scripting (Python) Mandatory 5 3
4 Automation Mandatory 5 4
API Programming Mandatory 5 4
Algorithms & Data Structures Mandatory 5 4
SQL Programming Mandatory 5 3
Client Side Scripting Mandatory 5 4
Network Services Mandatory 5 3
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
5 Object Oriented Systems Analysis and Design Mandatory 5 3
Integrated Infrastructure Mandatory 5 3
Software Implementation Mandatory 5 4
Secure Systems Administration Mandatory 5 3
Client Side Application Development Mandatory 5 3
Academic and Technical Writing Skills Mandatory 5 3
6 Team Project Mandatory 5 4
Data Analytics Mandatory 5 4
Secure Programming Mandatory 5 3
Secure Network Services Mandatory 5 3
Server Side Application Development Mandatory 5 3
Project Management Mandatory 5 4

Add-on Courses

On successful completion of this programme, learners may transfer to the following programmes at LYIT:

Key Information

CAO Key Dates:
Discounted closing date – 20 January (17:15)
Normal closing date – 1 February (17:15)
Late closing date – 1 May (17:15)
Change of Mind opens – 5 May (12:00)
Change of Mind closes – 1 July (17:15)
Round 1 offers – 20 August (06:00)

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186310 / +353 (0)74 9186306 / +353 (0)74 9186304

Head of Department Thomas Dowling
Email: computing@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186306

School and Department
School of Science
Department of Computing