L7 BSc in Computing (180 Credits)

Bachelor of ScienceComputing

Part Time
Cork Road
3 years
180 ECTS

Online applications for this programme are now closed.

If you wish to make an application or for further details please contact our Part Time student helpdesk [email protected] or 051 302040.

The new WIT BSc in Computing is designed to provide students with in-depth understanding of the practical skills and theoretical knowledge underpinning computer systems. The degree focuses on the analysis, design and understanding of systems capable of storing data that connect to user interfaces through an array of middleware technologies whilst exposing students to the importance of security.

The course adopts a practical approach to learning that encourages students to become independent learners who can manage themselves as an individual or in group situations and have skills and ability to set and achieve relevant, challenging and manageable goals.


Monday & Wednesday 6pm-10pm for 12 weeks in each of 2 semesters
Saturday 10am-1pm for 8 weeks in each of 2 semesters


BSc in Computing (180 credits, Level 7)


€250 per 5 credit module, Year 1 €2,500, Year 2 €2,500, Year 3 €4,000

Cost if eligible for bursary scheme

€190 per 5 credit module, Year 1 €1,900, Year 2 €1,900, Year 3 €3,040

Further Information

Trish O'Neill, Course Leader. Email: t[email protected]

Please see below indicative course structure.   

Year 1
Semester 1Semester 2
Computer Systems 1, CA*Systems Analysis, Design & Testing, 50% CA and 50% EX
Mathematics Fundamentals, 40%CA and 60% EX**Computer Systems 2, 50% CA and 50% EX
Programming Concepts, CACreative Problem Solving, CA
Communications Skills, CAProgramming Fundamentals 1, CA
Website Development, CA Statistical Analysis, 40% CA and 60% EX
Year 2
Semester 3Semester 4
Introduction to Software Engineering, 50% CA and 50% EX Network Theory Fundamentals , 40% CA and 60% EX
Web Design and Development, CAComputer Networks, 50% CA and 50% EX
Programming Fundamentals 2, CA Website Development 2, CA
Database Fundamentals, 50% CA and 50% EX Data Structures & Algorithms, CA
Introduction to Cloud Computing, 50% CA and 50% EX Database Systems, 50%CA and 50% EX
Year 3
Semester 5Semester 6
Digital Graphic Design, CAApplication Security, 50%CA and 50% EX
Introduction to Computer Security, 50%CA and 50% EX Automated Cloud Services, CA
Networks Infrastructure, 50% AC and 50% EX Mobile App Development, CA
Professional Practice, CA NoSQL Databases, 50% CA and 50% EX
Project Management, 50%CA and 50% EX Web Programming , CA
* Continuous assessment, ** Exam

Computing Entry Reqiurements 

Leaving Certificate or equivalent; or mature student

Graduates are equipped  with practical  skills, knowledge  and experience in a range of tools, techniques and technologies used by industry enabling employment in a variety of ICT areas or graduate  can pursue further educational  opportunities.

Computing Work Placement

In year 3 students will also complete their Work Placement requirement where theoretical learning is deepened and contextualised through application to real world situations. The Placement phase consist of the mandatory Placement (Learning Portfolio) modules plus ONE of the following options:

  • Placement (Industrial Placement)

  • Placement (Professional Certification)

  • Placement (Study Abroad)

  • Placement (Voluntary Organisation Project)


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