Ciencias en Computación

BSc in Computer Science

Key Points

  • Work permit while you study

  • Post Graduation Work Permit for 12 months

  • Starting dates: September/January

  • Duration: 3 years

  • Level 8 qualification

  • Type: Full Time
  • Hours: Daytime
  • Enrollment Fee: From € 6,950 / year

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The Bachelor of Computer Science that will prepare you with specialized knowledge, skills and competence to meet the future needs of the ICT industry.

You will develop the knowledge, skills and understanding of software engineering, operating systems, mathematical fundamentals and techniques, computer networking, cyber security, networking, and social and professional issues.

There will be highly in-demand skills and a strong technical foundation in software development, computer programming, cyber security, and computer networking with the ability to creatively apply computing and related technologies, such as web design and mobile applications, to practical ICTs and interrelated business challenges .

What are you going to experience

A team of faculty with extensive industry experience who will inspire and challenge you to develop the skills, knowledge, and competence necessary to function as an effective ICT professional who will thrive in a variety of work settings.

You will be part of an exciting information technology environment using the latest tools to discover, analyze and evaluate the principles and theories used in the ICT industry.

Explore contemporary computing technologies and master the practical skills necessary to thrive in the modern computing and IT landscape.

Professional options

As a Graduate of the Degree in Computer Science Level 7 you will have acquired competence in a wide range of areas, Software Engineering, Programming, Cybersecurity, Network Administration and many more … It will allow you to develop a career as an IT Professional taking advantage of unlimited opportunities in a wide range of organizations and multinational companies with European headquarters in Ireland or abroad. Aspire to become:

  • Software developer
  • Mobile application developer
  • Web developer
  • Database developer
  • Software tester

European-based companies in Ireland include:

Google, Facebook, Amazon, IBM, HSBC, Baxter, Microsoft, eBay, LinkedIn, Symantec, Microsoft, JP Morgan, Bank of America, MasterCard, AIG, Zurich, CITI and more….

Opportunities for progression

Graduates will be able to successfully participate in the workplace and / or continue with a Level 8 degree program in this field.

Program structure

  • Computer Fundamentals
  • Computational thinking and problem solving
  • Interpersonal skills for IT
  • UX / UI design and usability
  • Programming basics
  • Management Information Systems
  • Network technologies
  • Math for IT 1
  • Software Defined Computing
  • Mobile application development 1
  • Math for IT 2
  • Operating systems and administration
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • DevOps
  • Network routing and switching
  • Front-end web development
  • Data storage and database management
  • Software engineering
  • Defense and cybersecurity operations
  • Back-end web development
  • Project
  • Mobile application development 2
  • Game design
  • Statistics and data science

Admission requirements

According to the new Common Points scale for the Certificate of Completion 2020, applicants are required to achieve a minimum of 5 O6 / H7, including one language and a minimum of O6 / H7 in mathematics. A Major Award from QQI Level 5 in Information Technology

International applicants who have not applied for access through the CAO must provide an equivalent qualification certified by NARIC Ireland.

English language requirements

Candidates whose first language is not English must meet the admission criteria of IELTS 6.0 / B2 + CEFR or equivalent and possess the International Bachelor’s Equivalent Certificate.

Older Applicants (i.e., 23 and over) Applications will be assessed individually for suitability through Dorset College’s ‘Prior Learning Recognition Policy’

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