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View the 2016 ICT Skills brochure here.


Dublin Business School (DBS) in conjunction with Microsoft Ireland, their partner network and other industry partners under the Government Springboard initiative is providing graduates with the opportunity to re-skill or cross skill for FREE under an approved and accredited Higher Diploma conversion course. Our programme has been identified as providing specialised ICT training that will offer graduates a realistic prospect of a graduate level entry into the ICT sector and produce graduates that genuinely satisfy the needs of industry. 

We offer a Level 8 Higher Diploma in Science in Computing in the specialist streams of Software Development, IT Infrastructure & Networking and Web & Cloud Technologies and Data Analytics. The programme is awarded by Quality & Qualifications Ireland (QQI) - formerly Higher Education & Training Awards Council (HETAC). The course is 10 months Full-Time with students typically attending classes Monday – Friday (9.00am-5.00pm). Upon successful completion of the 7 months taught programme, participants will engage in a minimum 3 month work placement with a relevant industry partner. 

With over 80% of our ICT graduates to date securing full time employment, this is an opportunity you won’t want to miss. Become part of the ICT success story with DBS today! Applications for September 2015 are now being considered. 

To find out more and to apply visit or contact the DBS Admissions Office directly on 01 4177500 or by email 

Applications for the current intake are now open. 


Edwin Garden, Higher Diploma in Science in Computing (Web & Cloud Technologies)