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Information Systems And Information Technology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) Dublin, Ireland
Information Systems And Information Technology (IS&IT) at Dublin Institute Of Technology is at the core of practical computing applications across all types of businesses and organizations. This course gives you the practical and valuable knowledge and skills for working in the (IS&IT) sectors. 
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Overview

  • As a flexible, part-time, evening programme, it is not expected that all students complete whole stages in one academic year. Students can choose to partially complete a stage in one academic year, and then complete the remainder of the stage in the next academic year. Students can also select modules from multiple stages in one academic year, once they have successfully completed, or been made exempt from, all prerequisite modules for the modules they select.
  • After completion of this course, the student will have strengthened their knowledge, skills and competence across Operating Systems, Programming, Networking, Database Design, Web Development, Software Engineering, Professional Issues, and Software Project Management amongst other many other areas.

Career Opportunities

  • Graduates of this Information Systems And Information Technology programme at Dublin Institute Of Technology are equipped with an industry-relevant qualification, faciliting their entry into the ICT industry or their progression within this industry. As is typical of an undergraduate qualification, graduates have knowledge and skills across the breadth of the ICT area with a specialisation through their choice of domain for their final year project.
  • Graduates of the BSc (Honours) can apply for membership of the Chartered Institute for Information Technology and can apply for status as Chartered IT Professional or Chartered Engineer following the acquisition of relevant experience post-graduation.

Accreditation

The programme has been accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT elevating its recognition internationally, and facilitating graduates in gaining recognition for their academic and professional achievements in the global marketplace.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 36 months
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration description
      • Higher Certificate – Minimum 2 years
      • years B.Sc. (Hons) - Minimum 4.5 years
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Information Systems in Organisations
  • Computer Technology
  • Programming and Algorithms
  • Interface Design and Web Development
  • Software Engineering
  • Professional and Legal Issues

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    92

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Applicants must apply through the CAO system. 
  • Applicants must have obtained a full award. A Component Certificate is not sufficient. 
  • The best 8 modules are used for ranking purposes for a reserved quota of places on a number of courses.
  • A major award may be accumulated over more than one academic year.  In such cases it is the responsibility of the applicant to apply to QQI for a major award where courses are taken over more than one year.
  • Applicants presenting full QQI Level 5 awards will not be required to meet minimum entry requirements based on Leaving Certificate results. The QQI Level 5 award is accepted in its own right.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    230 EUR/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 230 EUR per module and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    230 EUR/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 230 EUR per module and a duration of 36 months.
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  • €230 - 5 ECT Module
  • €470 - 10 ECT Module
  • €700 - 15 ECT Module

Living costs for Dublin

  • 1100 - 1800 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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