B.Sc. On Campus

Internet of Things (Hons)

Waterford Institute of Technology

48 months
10250 EUR/year
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The B.S. in Internet of Things (Hons) from Waterford Institute of Technology prepares students to programme the next wave of connected devices, you will explore the software and hardware that is transforming the world, connecting things to create radical new services and products.


The Internet of Things (Hons) course from Waterford Institute of Technology is designed to equip students with the skills & knowledge to become Internet of Things practitioners who are comfortable when dealing with the many kinds of devices and systems that connect the Internet and the environment. Such competence must be built on an awareness of the various means with which devices and systems perform, how they can be made to perform well and how their performance attributes may be changed.

Ultimately, you will become a software practitioner who understands mobile, cloud and connected devices and understand how these devices can be designed, interfaced with and operated. TSSG has completed dozens of research projects in IoT, has hundreds of international partners and a fantastic campus at Carriganore. TSSG researchers and the ArcLabs family of startups and spinouts underpin this programme and provide a terrific environment for learning and innovation in this fast moving world.

The Internet of Things (IoT) refers to everyday objects, which have the ability to harvest information, the intelligence to process the information, and the connectivity capabilities to communicate the results. IoT enables and facilitates smart cities, smart environment, smart agriculture as well as major improvements in industrial applications, security & emergency operations, health monitoring and home automation.

Semester 6 of the programme involves a 6-9 month work experience. This will be a full time position in a relevant industry or research group. The programme team have close ties with the major industries, large and small, in the emerging IoT sector in Ireland.


Placements will offer the student practical experience in a real world environment and reveal new perspectives on the discipline. Students will return to 4th year invigorated by the experience and ready to undertake a major final year project.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Programming Fundamentals 
  • Website Development 
  • Web App Development
  • Discrete Mathematics
  • Applied Calculus
  • Computer Systems 
  • Physics 
  • The Computer Industry
  • Analogue Electronic Devices
  • Analogue Electronic Circuits 
  • Computer Networks
  • Applied Cryptography
  • Data Structures and Algorithms 
  • Mathematical Methods
  • Professional Communications
  • Embedded Applications Development
  • Relational Databases
  • Statistics & Probability
  • Developer Operations
  • Digital Electronics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


240 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Minimum entry requirements:

  • 2 subjects: H5
  • 4 subjects: O6/H7
  • English or Irish: O6/H7
  • Mathematics: O3/H7

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10250 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 10250 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

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Living costs for Waterford

670 - 1050 EUR /month
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