What will I learn?

Overview

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 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 and specialise in Cloud Computing - a fast-growing area in the Computing sector.

Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing has seen broad adoption throughout many areas such as business, healthcare, education and many more areas. It has moved from an emerging technology to a mainstream technology. Cloud Computing is transforming the way business is conducted and is bringing exciting new opportunities to those graduates with the skills and knowledge to take advantage of them. As a result, skilled professionals with cloud experience are in high demand, which in turn can make it difficult to find enough cloud tech professionals to fulfill a company's needs.

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.

Career Opportunities

The BSc (Hons) in Computing ​​(Cloud Computing) is intended to position graduates for recruitment into positions in the areas of:

• Cloud Support Engineer

• Systems Engineer

• Network Architect

• NOC Engineer

• Cloud IT Specialist

• Cloud Systems Engineer

• Linux Administrator

• Cloud Technician

• Network Security Engineer

• Technical Solutions Analyst, Google Cloud Platform

• Enterprise Cloud Platform Business Manager

• Enterprise Evangelist, Google Cloud Platform

Which department am I in?

Dublin Business School

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
€9,850.00 (US$ 11,167) per year
Start date

January 2022

Venue

Dublin Business School

13/14 Aungier Street,

Dublin,

Republic of Ireland

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants whose first language is not English must provide English Proficiency.

For international students

Leaving Certificate

Under the new Common Points Scale for Leaving Certificate 2017, applicants must obtain a minimum of 2H5’s and 4 O6/H7, including a language. Some degree programmes will also require a minimum of O6/H7 in Maths.

A-Levels/GCSE

Applicants must obtain a minimum of four GCSE passes at grade C to include Maths and English plus two A-level passes at grade C or higher.

BTEC

Students applying for any QQI (formerly HETAC) honours/ordinary degree or higher certificate must have obtained a minimum of a BTEC National Diploma in a cognate area.

FETAC Applicants

Minimum entry requirements for graduates of FETAC Level 5 awards is a full FETAC award which includes a Distinction grade in at least three modules.

Mature Applicants

If you are over 23 years of age on the 1st of January on the year of admission and do not meet the minimum entry requirements, you may apply as a Mature Student. Mature students should apply directly to the Admissions Office at Dublin Business School.

For Non EU applicants whose first language is not English an additional requirement is to have achieved a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent to qualify for admission to the Honours Degrees (level 8 programmes).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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