CAO Code LY708
  Letterkenny Campus

Bachelor of Science (Hons)

Applied Computing

4 years  /    Level 8  /    Full-time

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This level 8 programme is designed to give the graduate experience with a wide range of modern computing skills. Students will learn cutting edge programming techniques, data analytics, UX design, web architecture plus many other skills.

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

SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
1 Web Fundamentals Mandatory 5 4
Computer Architecture and Operating Systems 1 Mandatory 5 4
Introduction to Programming Mandatory 10 8
Mathematics for Computing 1 Mandatory 5 4
Personal and Professional Development Mandatory 5 4
2 Computer Architecture and Operating Systems 2 Mandatory 5 4
Introduction to Cloud and Mobile Technologies Mandatory 5 4
Introduction to Object Oriented Programming Mandatory 10 8
Mathematics for Computing 2 Mandatory 5 4
Problem Solving with Robots Mandatory 5 4
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
3 Interaction Design Mandatory 5 3
Network Fundamentals Mandatory 5 4
Relational Databases Mandatory 5 4
Server Side Scripting Mandatory 5 4
Object Oriented Programming 2 Mandatory 10 7
4 Algorithms & Data Structures Mandatory 5 4
API Programming Mandatory 5 4
Client Side Scripting Mandatory 5 4
Commercial Programming 1 Mandatory 5 4
Network Services Mandatory 5 3
SQL Programming Mandatory 5 3
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
5 Client Side Application Development Mandatory 5 3
Commercial Programming 2 Mandatory 5 4
Integrated Infrastructure Mandatory 5 3
Academic and Technical Writing Skills Mandatory 5 3
Object Oriented Systems Analysis and Design Mandatory 5 3
Software Implementation Mandatory 5 4
International Placement Elective 30 0
6 Server Side Application Development Mandatory 5 3
Universal Application Development 1 Mandatory 5 4
Data Analytics Mandatory 5 4
Team Project Mandatory 5 4
Project Management Mandatory 5 4
Secure Programming Mandatory 5 3
SEMESTER MODULES MANDATORY/ELECTIVE CREDITS CONTACT HOURS
7 Universal Applcation Development 2 Mandatory 5 3
Website Development Mandatory 5 3
Software Engineering Mandatory 5 3
DevOps Elective 5 3
Advanced Algorithms and Data Structures Elective 5 3
Research in Computing with Emerging Technologies Mandatory 10 6
8 Plugin & REST API Development Mandatory 5 3
UX Design Mandatory 5 3
Project Development Mandatory 10 6
Digital Marketing Mandatory 5 3
Legal, Ethical & Social Issues in Computing Mandatory 5 3

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:
Non-EU Fees: €10,000

Further Information

Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186351

Head of Department Thomas Dowling
Email: computing@lyit.ie
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186304

School and Department
Faculty of Science & Health
Department of Computing