BSC (Honors) in Computer Science (Bachelor of Computer Systems / Computer Game Development / Mobile Communications and Security)

Key Points

  • Work permit while you study

  • Post Graduation Work Permit for 12 months

  • Start dates: September – October

  • Duration: 4 years
  • Level 8 qualification

  • Type: Full Time
  • Hours: Daytime
  • Enrollment Fee: From € 16,465 / year

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Program description

The Computer Systems program at UL aims to equip you with the knowledge and skills to become a successful and effective computer professional.

Many advanced and highly sophisticated software-intensive systems underpin the modern world. For example, software-based systems play an important role in all types of systems, including smart cities, smart homes, social media, manufacturing, finance, education, medicine, transportation, and entertainment.

Upon completion of the program, graduates move on to a variety of exciting and rewarding software careers based in organizations large and small, in industry, in research, and in education and the formation. As always, the main focus of this course is on the underlying principles of software development and their application to modern software development practices. In particular, we want you to ensure a strong and lasting intellectual foundation that will enable you to acquire new and specific technical knowledge throughout your career. The course is designed to provide you with ample opportunities to learn and apply knowledge in small tutorials and hands-on groups .

Purposes and objectives of the Computer Systems program

  • Develop the skills necessary to analyze a wide range of problems.
  • Provide a solid understanding of computer science theory and the principles of software development.
  • Be a competent professional in the fields of artificial intelligence and data science. </ li >
  • Develop social and communication skills that allow succeed in organizations and teams.
  • Develop a sense of professionalism that will help you apply your skills for the good of society. < / li>
  • The entry path to Computer Systems at UL is via LM121 Common Computer Science Entry. </ span>

Program structure

Upon completion of the program, graduates move on to a variety of exciting and rewarding software careers based in organizations large and small, in industry, in research, and in education and the formation. As always, the main focus of this course is on the underlying principles of software development and their application to modern software development practices.

Semester 1

  • Rendering and modeling
  • Introduction to programming
  • Fundamentals of Computer Science 1
  • Fundamentals of computer organization
  • Discrete math

Semester 2

  • Game modeling design
  • Software development
  • Fundamentals of Computer Science 2
  • Organization of the computer system
  • Computer Mathematics 2

Semester 3

  • Object-oriented development
  • Operating systems
  • Database systems
  • Software inspection and testing
  • Software and modeling requirements

Semester 4

  • Smart systems
  • Event-based scheduling
  • Data structures and algorithms
  • Computer graphics
  • Statistics for Computing

Semester 5

  • Cooperative Education

Semester 6

  • Project management and practice
  • Professional problems in computing
  • Mobile application development
  • Software development project
  • Machine learning: methods and applications

Semester 7

  • Computer systems project 1
  • Systems analysis and design
  • Advanced programming concepts and practices
  • Big Data security and management
  • Neural Computing

Semester 8

  • Computer systems project 2 (double weighting)
  • Software Architecture and Design
  • Programming language technology
  • Data processing

* The availability of the module may change from year to year

Admission requirements

  • Applicants must possess at the time of registration the established Certificate of Completion (or an approved equivalent) with a minimum of six subjects that must include: two grades H5 (upper level) and four grades O6 (ordinary level) or four grades H7 (upper level) Level) degrees. Subjects must include math, Irish or other language, and English.
  • For international candidates, the foreign equivalent is required. In addition, an official degree translated into English will be required.
  • IELTS 6.5, with no less than 6 in any component (or its internationally recognized equivalent).

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