BSc (Hons) Computing - Full-time

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

    CAO Code: DB502

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    Overview

    DBS is delighted to announce that it will be offering free tuition fees on four of its programmes through CAO as part of additional places under the Government Human Capital Initiative (HCI). This means there are no tuition fees for this programme, and students will only have to pay a €1,500 registration fee if they are successfully offered a place through CAO in August 2021. For more information contact

    This is the Digital Age and Computer Science lies at the heart of the Digital World.  Computer Science Professionals play an integral part in the shaping of the exciting digital world of today and will continue to play a key role in shaping the future world that you will work, play, communicate and live in.  

    Computer Science provides you with expertise in a variety of exciting disciplines such as programming, networking, analytics, and cloud computing.  One of the most important aspect of computer science is problem solving; an essential skill for life.  When you develop knowledge and skills in these areas you will belong to a group of talented people, with highly sought-after qualifications and competencies.

    Computer Science qualifications are global as they have no boundaries.  A degree in computing will provide you with the opportunity to work in in a wide variety of sectors for companies at home and abroad.  Future opportunities in computing are varied and with a computing degree your future in a creative, innovative industry is assured.

    An exciting feature of this programme is that it incorporates work placement.  This provides you with the opportunity to build practical skills in industry and gain ‘real-world’ experience that will provide you with a smooth transition to the workplace upon graduation.

    The BSc (Hons) in Computing (Data Analytics and Big Data) will prepare you for a career in a wide variety of sectors.  You will build skills, competence and knowledge in current technologies, gain practical work experience and specialise in Data Analytics and Big Data - a fast-growing area in the Computing sector. 

    Data Analytics and Big Data

    The Digital Universe is growing at a phenomenal pace. Big Data comes from everywhere, posts to social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat, mobile phones GPS signals, your online footprint and many more.  As a result, there is a high demand for graduates in Data Analytics to support this rapidly growing phenomenon.

    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.


  • Mobile and Cloud Computing
  • BSc (Hons) Computing (Mobile and Cloud Computing)

    CAO Code: DB501

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    Overview

    The Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Computing (Mobile and Cloud Computing) programme aims to provide the academic knowledge and practical skills needed for a foundational computing qualification with specialisation in the areas of mobile and cloud computing. The programme focuses on theoretical knowledge and practical skills in core areas such software development, database technology, computer networking, operating systems, computer security and web technologies while also offering applied skills in contemporary topics such as processing big data, cloud platform development and problem solving and algorithms.

    The programme objectives are to create a critical understanding of core computing concepts and practices as well overall enterprise ICT design, development and management aspects, while also enhancing the practical, transversal, vocational and soft skills of the learners to ensure the success of graduates in the corporate environment and the attributes acquired prepare the graduates for the needs of ICT industry.



    Programme Objectives

    The specific aims of the programme are to:

    • Provide learners with the underpinning academic knowledge to enhance their educational and employment opportunities and provide computing skills that will be of lasting value in the dynamic field of computing.

    • Guide the learner through a programme of study, which allows them to develop an understanding of the theory and practical applications of the essential computing disciplines.

    • Provide the learner with an overall grounding in computing in order to lead to a variety of pathways in this discipline.

    • Develop in learners a methodical and rational approach to problem solving and decision making, with the capability to apply acquired knowledge and skills to practical business situations.

    • Provide learners with a substantial opportunity to apply learned knowledge and skills in a business environment and to reflect on the relevance of prior learning to the real world of work via a work placement in an IT role.

    • Develop in learners a range of intellectual skills, encompassing team work, reasoning and evaluative skills, reporting, presentation and communication skills that develop as fully as possible their interpersonal abilities.

    • Supervise the full-time learner in carrying out a capstone project, gaining experience in the research, formulation, implementation and evaluation of a problem and its solution.

    • Help address the ICT national skills shortages by providing honours degree graduates with the necessary skills to begin to work effectively in a variety of IT roles, or progress to further study in their chosen area.

     

     
     
  • General
  • BSc (Hons) Computing

    CAO Code: DB500

    BSc. (Hons) in Computing 

    Overview

    DBS is delighted to announce that it will be offering free tuition fees on four of its programmes through CAO as part of additional places under the Government Human Capital Initiative (HCI). This means there are no tuition fees for this programme, and students will only have to pay a €1,500 registration fee if they are successfully offered a place through CAO in August 2021. For more information contact

    This is the Digital Age and Computer Science lies at the heart of the Digital World. Computer Science Professionals play an integral part in the shaping of the exciting digital world of today and will continue to play a key role in shaping the future world that you will work, play, communicate and live in.  

    Computer Science provides you with expertise in a variety of exciting disciplines such as programming, networking, analytics, and cloud computing. One of the most important aspects of computer science is problem solving; an essential skill for life. When you develop knowledge and skills in these areas you will belong to a group of talented people, with highly sought-after qualifications and competencies.
     

    Why study Computer Science?

    Computer Science qualifications are global as they have no boundaries.  A degree in Computing will provide you with the opportunity to work in in a wide variety of sectors for companies at home and abroad.  Future opportunities in computing are varied  and with a computing degree your future in a creative, innovative industry is assured.

    An exciting feature of this programme is that it incorporates a work placement.  This provides you with the opportunity to build practical skills in industry and gain ‘real-world’ experience that will provide you with a smooth transition to the workplace upon graduation. The BSc (Hons) in Computing will prepare you for a career in a wide variety of sectors. You will build skills, competence and knowledge in current technologies, gain practical work experience in a fast-growing area of a Computing sector of your choice.

    Aims & Objectives

    • Display knowledge of hardware devices, software development, programming languages and communication mechanisms currently in use in a computing environment.

    • Exhibit detailed knowledge and understanding of the nature of relevant theories, techniques, process and tools specifically available to professionals in the discipline of computing.

    • Demonstrate knowledge and use of a range of fundamental computing methods and tools, and acquire related skills in emerging tools, trends and technologies with respect to computing.

    • Apply analytical problem solving skills to solve complex problems through the use of suitable research and implementing standard techniques.

    • Demonstrate comprehension of the trade-off involved in design choice, using appropriate skills diagnostics to display knowledge and understanding related to the implementation of computer-based systems.

    • Work effectively both as an individual, and as a member of a development team.

    • Be guided by the personal and professional requirement to identify knowledge gaps, undertake self-learning and lifelong learning to supplement existing skillsets.

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Course overview

COURSE OVERVIEW 2022

Awarding Body: 
Quality & Qualifications Ireland (QQI)
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Award: Honours Bachelor Degree
NFQ Level: 
Level 8
Award Title: 
BSc (Hons) Computing
Award Type: Major
Duration: 4 Years
CAO Code: DB500, DB501, DB502
Next Intake: January 2022

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We are now accepting applications for programmes taking place in 2022. Contact our Admissions Team for further information.

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