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8 ICT Courses In Dublin Business School For Choosing A Career In IT


Are you interested in working in the field of computing and technology? A career in IT can be dynamic, challenging and financially rewarding from the get-go. There is a huge variety of jobs in IT, and choosing the right course is important if you have a specific area in mind. In this article, we will take a closer look at the IT programmes on offer at Dublin Business School, and help you determine which one is right for you.

Information Technology now lies at the heart of almost every business and every organisation across the globe. By studying IT courses at Dublin Business School you will gain valuable technical and theoretical knowledge and qualifications, which provide a gateway to further study or a rewarding career in a host of associated disciplines.

Our full-time and part-time undergraduate, degree, postgraduate masters and professional diploma courses in Information Technology cover most of the most popular information technology areas, including:

  • Business Information Systems

  • Cloud Computing

  • Online Marketing

  • Web Design

Our degrees are awarded by Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) and Dublin Business School (DBS).

A qualification in Information Technology from DBS gives you the opportunity to take advantage of the continued high demand for skilled computing professionals. Demand comes from all areas, from businesses to organisations and the public sector, offering you an exciting choice of disciplines, experiences and careers.

Information Technology at DBS uses the latest thinking and technologies to deliver teaching that is at the forefront of the IT industry. Our lecturers have extensive industry connections and experience and use their own experiences and expertise to illustrate and supplement their teaching. Our IT courses are delivered through a mix of lectures, tutorials, case studies and project work.

We offer a wide variety of IT courses, including the BA (Hons) Information Business Systems, BSc (Hons) Computing, MSc FinTech, and MBA in Cloud Computing. If you need help choosing the right IT course, here is a quick guide to some of our programmes. 

BSc (Hons) Computing

The BSc (Hons) in Computing aims to develop the student’s knowledge of the theory and practice of modern computing necessary for them to secure employment and perform as ICT practitioners in a broad range of commercial, industrial and public sector environments. Graduates will have a clear understanding of the practical, theoretical and professional foundations of computing science. The programme enables and supports students to develop critical analytical skills and to develop skills in applying theoretical concepts to the practice of computing.

BSc (Hons) in Computing (Data Analytics and Big Data)

The BSc (Hons) in Computing (Data Analytics and Big Data) will provide you with the technical skills to investigate large amounts of data to uncover hidden patterns, correlations and other insights. With these skills, you will analyse data and get answers from it almost immediately. As a graduate of this discipline you will have a clear understanding of the practical and theoretical foundations of data analytics. You will experience using current technologies for interpreting, analysing and visualising Big Data to solve problems involving big data sets.

BSc (Hons) in Computing (Cloud Computing)

The BSc (Hons) in Computing (Cloud Computing) will enable you to explore and investigate the cloud environment and the platforms, infrastructure and services that it provides.  You will learn how to develop solutions through building skills in current cloud technologies.  This programme is designed to equip you with the architectural and technical skills required to design and implement cloud based solutions and services.  You will also experience working with vendor-specific skill from platforms like Google, Amazon and Microsoft’ Azure.

BA (Hons) Business Information Systems

Business Information is the most exciting, dynamic topic in business today. The reasons for this are the continual change in technology, business use of the technology and its impact on business success. The undergraduate BIS degree provides students with an exciting mix of key technology and business skills; essential for the modern IT / BIS Professional. This unique combination ensures that graduates are work-ready with relevant technical skills and business knowledge. The programme is of particular relevance to those working or aspiring to work in the ICT/IS industry.

MSc Information Systems with Computing

The MSc in Information Systems with Computing is an innovative programme with an integrated delivery from end to end covering a wide range of information systems and computing topics. The programme is designed to create a deep level of knowledge and understanding in core areas such as programming, databases, web technologies and security while also offering practical skills in contemporary topics such as data analytics, distributed systems and mobile and social computing. In addition, the programme allows students to explore the issues around the management of information technology in business and industrial contexts.

MSc in FinTech

The MSc Fintech focuses on practical skills in core areas such as financial analytics, advanced databases, disruptive technologies, web technologies and security while also offering applied skills in contemporary topics such as data analytics, and financial applications. Its aim is to create a critical understanding of core financial technologies and financial systems while also enhancing the practical technical skills of the learners.

MBA in Cloud Computing

The MBA in Cloud Computing is specifically aimed at facilitating the graduate's understanding in the area and how organisations may exploit the vast business opportunities that result from the transformative power that Cloud Computing offers both now and in the future. There is emphasis on structured approaches for delivering effective solutions in the Cloud that address value, efficiency, risks and costs associated with a move to Cloud Computing.

MBA in Information Systems

The DBS MBA (Information Systems), awarded by QQI, provides you with knowledge of current trends in computer networks and how best to use them. Information systems development skills provide you with detailed information on choosing and operating information systems to support the extraction and use of organisational information.

For more information on IT programmes at DBS please click here. If you would like help choosing your IT programme or if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our Admissions Team on (01) 4177 500 or email