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Code
WD220
Delivery
Fulltime
Level
8
Campus
Cork Road
Duration
1 year
Credits
60 ECTS
Next Intake
September 2022
Application Status
Open
Applications Closing
31 Aug 21
International Applications
Accepted
Fees
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What is the BSc (Hons) in Information Technology Management?

This is a one year full-time programme that will provide you with the skills to manage an array of technologies that are used in the computer industry. You will develop an in-depth knowledge about the role of technology in society, be able to critically assess various types of software, evaluate options and make recommendations on how to design, develop and implement complex solutions.In particular you will acquire the project planning skills that will allow you to plan activities and complete a project that will enable you to showcase the diverse skills you will acquire during the year.

Why is Information Technology Management important? 

Information technology plays a crucial role in all aspects of society. Currently, there is a shortage of people who have the skills to appreciate, critique, design, develop and manage technologies to develop complex solutions for problems that exist across all sectors of society, such as businesses, banking and healthcare.

Unique features of the BSc (Hons) in Information Technology Management course

This course is built on technology management, specifically it focuses on managing data, databases, networks and system security. You will be able to critically assess and make recommendations on the various technologies that underpin the operation of businesses and subsequently play a vital role in the development and management of complex solutions. 

Subject Areas 

In this course there is a strong focus on managing technology and appreciating how complex systems often require innovative and creative solutions. You will be introduced to concepts such as data warehousing and business intelligence, project management, database administration, system security and computer networks. You will complete a project that will enable you to demonstrate the skills acquired during the year and facilitate you to develop expertise in diverse and exciting areas of computing.

Year 1
Semester 1Semester 2
Business Intelligence & Data WarehousingDatabase Administration
Project Management Business Intelligence Visualisation
Network and System Security Knowledge Systems Engineering
Cloud Computing 1 IT Operations Management
Project 1 Cloud Computing 2
Project 2
Computer Forensics

Entry requirements for the BSc (Hons) in Information Technology Management 

  • Graduates from a Level 7 degree in any computing discipline may apply for entry to this course

The jobs for which you might find yourself applying include the following:

  • Security Technician 

  • Information architect

  • Project Manager

  • Systems Architect 

  • Network Manager

  • Data Administrator

 
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Dr. TJ McDonald
Lecturer in Computing
Tel: 51302683 [email protected]

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