CAO Code LY638
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Science (Hons)

Computing and Mathematics

4 years  /    Level 8  /    Full-time

Is this course for me?

This level 8 programme is designed to give the graduate experience of a wide range of fundamental computing and mathematical skills. A good balance of core computing skills in programming, computer architecture, and data base technologies opens opportunities for graduate to attractive careers across computing.

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

SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
1 Introduction to Programming Mandatory 10 8
Personal and Professional Development Mandatory 5 4
Computer Architecture and Operating Systems 1 Mandatory 5 4
Essential Mathematics 1 Mandatory 10 8
2 Introduction to Object Oriented Programming Mandatory 10 4
Scripting Mandatory 5 3
Statistics 1 Mandatory 5 3
Essential Mathematics 2 Mandatory 10 7
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Object Oriented Programming 2 Mandatory 10 7
Relational Technology Mandatory 5 4
Calculus Mandatory 5 3
Algebra Mandatory 5 3
Probability Mandatory 5 3
4 Algorithms & Data Structures Mandatory 5 4
Cloud & Mobile Technologies Mandatory 5 4
Analysis, Design, and Project Management Mandatory 5 3
Applied Data Science Mandatory 5 3
Linear Algebra Mandatory 5 3
Geometry Mandatory 5 3
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
5 Big Data Architecture Mandatory 10 6
Cybersecurity Mandatory 5 3
Discrete Mathematics Mandatory 5 4
Numerical Analysis Mandatory 5 3
Statistics 2 Mandatory 5 3
6 Work Placement Mandatory 20 30
Data Ethics and Governance Mandatory 5 3
Academic & Technical Writing Skills Mandatory 5 3
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
7 Software Engineering Mandatory 5 3
Natural Language Processing Mandatory 5 3
Research in Computing with Emerging Technologies Mandatory 10 6
Advance Calculus Mandatory 5 3
Theoretical Computing Mandatory 5 3
8 UX Design Mandatory 5 3
Computer Vision Mandatory 5 3
Project Development Mandatory 10 6
Mathematical Modelling Mandatory 5 3
Machine Learning Mandatory 5 3

Professional Recognition

Graduates who wish to diversify their skills into other areas or who wish to specialise further in their chosen field may go on to do a full range of taught Masters programmes (see prospectus) and Research programmes such as Level 9 (MSc) and Level 10 (Doctoral) studies at Letterkenny Institute of Technology and other institutions and universities at home and abroad.

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

Graduates who wish to diversify their skills into other areas or who wish to specialise further in their chosen field may go on to do a full range of taught Masters programmes (see prospectus) and Research programmes such as Level 9 (MSc) and Level 10 (Doctoral) studies at Letterkenny Institute of Technology and other institutions and universities at home and abroad.

Fees

EU Fees: €3,000
Non-EU Fees: €10,500

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 918 6406 / +353 (0)74 918 6410

Head of Department Dr. Paddy Hannigan
Email: paddy.hannigan@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6401

School and Department
Faculty of Engineering & Technology
Department of Electronic and Mechanical