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Bachelor of Science in Computing with Digital Media

What is Computing with Digital Media

These courses give you all the skills you need to work with computers and computer systems, providing the bedrock to a thriving career in the vibrant ICT sector, in Ireland and internationally. There are modules in Object Oriented Programming, Algorithms, Software Engineering, Computer Architecture, Operating Systems, Networks, Database Programming and Web Design. As a student specialising in digital media, you take additional modules in Animation, Media Production and Motion Graphics.

Our students spend a full semester, or equivalent, gaining relevant, real world experience in a workplace environment in third year. This is invaluable in giving you a sense of how to apply what you have learned and to see how the workplace is organised.

The first three years of the Level 7 and Level 8 digital media courses are common. Fourth year on the honours course builds on the first three years and includes advanced modules in a range of subjects, including Database Programming, Software Development, Networks and Career Development. You also cover specialist digital media modules in topics which include Dynamic Motion Design and Emerging Technologies in New Media.

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Why study Computing with Digital Media at IT, Tralee

We have drawn on our long experience of computing and software development to create this specialism in digital. The course delivers a comprehensive range of integrated content that helps you to build core programming skills, together with specialist expertise in the rapidly growing field of digital media. As a graduate in Computing with Digital Media, you will be uniquely qualified to work with organisations involved in the development of material for web sites and other e-services.

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What are my career opportunities

Depending on their particular skill-sets, our graduates take up work in a variety of roles, including programmer/software developer, developer of digital media and audio/video content, network technician and administrator, database administrator, web developer or web manager. They also take up employment opportunities as network administrators and computer technicians.


BSc (Hons) in Computing with Digital Media

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