CAO Code LY748
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Science (Hons)

Computer Science

3 years  /    Level 8  /    Full-time

Is this course for me?

This is a 3-year Honours degree for students who have completed the Leaving Certificate Computer Science subject, a GCE in Computing and certain other equivalent qualifications such as a QQI FET Level 5 award in Computing. Minimum grades apply.

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

SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
1 Operating Systems Mandatory 5 4
Object Oriented Programming Mandatory 10 8
Social and Digital Communications Mandatory 10 6
Mathematics for Computer Science 1 Mandatory 5 4
2 IT Infrastructure Mandatory 5 4
Algorithmic Programming Mandatory 10 8
Database Technology Mandatory 5 4
Cloud & Mobile Technologies Mandatory 5 6
Mathematics for Computer Science 2 Mandatory 5 4
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Advanced IT Infrastructure Mandatory 5 4
Academic & Technical Writing Skills Mandatory 5 3
Software Implementation Mandatory 5 4
Object Oriented Systems Analysis and Design Mandatory 5 3
AI & Machine Learning Mandatory 5 3
Scripting Mandatory 5 3
4 Cybersecurity Mandatory 5 3
Team Project Mandatory 5 4
Secure Programming Mandatory 5 3
Project Management Mandatory 5 4
Data Analytics Mandatory 5 4
Server-Side Scripting Mandatory 5 4
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
5 DevOps Mandatory 5 3
Research in Computing with Emerging Technologies Mandatory 10 6
Software Engineering Mandatory 5 3
Data Science 1 Mandatory 5 3
Client-Side Scripting Mandatory 5 3
6 Legal, Ethical & Social Issues in Computing Mandatory 5 3
Project Development Mandatory 10 6
UX Design Mandatory 5 3
Data Science 2 Mandatory 5 3
Computer Science Mandatory 5 3

Follow-on Courses

Follow up programmes elsewhere include:

  • Level 9 (MSc) and 10 studies (Doctoral) at Letterkenny Institute of Technology and other institutions and universities at home and abroad.

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)
Non-EU Application Deadline: 25th June 2021
Non-EU applicants can apply online by clicking here to access our online application system.

Fees

EU Fees: €3.000
Non-EU Fees: €10,000

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186310 / +353 (0)74 9186406 / +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