Bachelor of Science in Cybercrime and IT Security CW227 Institute of Technology Carlow




Course info


What is the Course about?

IT Security is the practice of safeguarding information from unauthorised access and modification. Cybercrime is illegal activity carried out with technology. With growing dependence on technology and increased interconnectivity between personal, business, government devices and critical infrastructure, the requirement for security in the IT ecosystem is amplified. This course aims to provide industry with graduates who are knowledgeable in cybersecurity processes, practices, implementation and assessment of both IT infrastructure and software, enabling secure and scalable solutions.

Course Structure

The course structure incorporates three knowledge pillars: software development, networking and cybersecurity. Initially the learners obtain the skills in the design and build of computer networks and software applications. The security modules enable the learners to assess the security risk and posture of digital environments and perform remediation on identified security vulnerabilities.

Is this course for you?

Are you the type of person who enjoys taking things apart to see how they work?

Are you interested in understanding and probing what is really taking place behind any digital media?

Have you the attention and determination to complete challenges to the best of your ability?

Special Features:

  • Students will be following our “learning by doing” model in first year with continuous assessment replacing final exams.
  • Work placement is incorporated into Year 3 of the course.
  • Exit Award: Higher Certificate in Science in Computing and Risk Management (NFQ Level 6) after Year 2.

Course options

Here are the different ways in which you can study Bachelor of Science in Cybercrime and IT Security CW227.

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees

€10,250.00 (8,99,923) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purpose, please check with institution


Sep-21, Jan-22


Institute of Technology Carlow

Kilkenny Road,



Republic of Ireland

Entry requirement for international students

Students must demonstrate that they have reached a level of education in their country of origin that is the equivalent of a Secondary School Diploma (High School Diploma) with good grades in an appropriate language, mathematics and at least 4 other subjects.

English language requirements: TOEFL paper based 550; TOEFL computer based 213; TOEFL internet based (iBT) 79; IELTS 5.5; GCE O level English language – grade C; Test of Interactive English (TIE) – B2+; TOEIC – 700; GCSE English – Grade C; Cambridge certificate in advanced English – Grade C; English test for academic and professional purposes (ETAPP) – B2+; Irish leaving certificate – ordinary level grade D.

* Please check with your chosen school for the exact entry requirements for your programme.

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