Students of this course study the broad and expanding area of Information Technology (IT), including subjects in management science, computing, communications technology and human sciences. This level 8 honours DCU degree is delivered through online learning and so is more flexible than a full-time, or part-time, campus based programme.
This is not a CAO entry course - course fees required - apply directly to the college.
Not a CAO Course - Fees apply.
This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.
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The Student - Career Interests
This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.
The Investigative person will usually find a particular area of science to be of interest. They are inclined toward intellectual and analytical activities and enjoy observation and theory. They may prefer thought to action, and enjoy the challenge of solving problems with sophiscticated technology. These types prefer mentally stimulating environments and often pay close attention to developments in their chosen field.
There is currently a huge demand for skilled IT graduates. For example, it is estimated that in 2013 the Irish economy will have between 2,400 to 4,500 job vacancies for graduates with an Honours Bachelor Degree or Masters in computing (Source: Forfás). This relates to jobs in the ICT sector alone, and does not count additional demand for IT graduates from other sectors of the economy.