These programmes 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 programmes 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. You also cover specialist digital media modules in topics which include Dynamic Motion Design and Emerging Technologies in New Media.