Computing & Mathematics

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Computing & Mathematics

Welcome to the Department of Computing and Mathematics.

We are delighted to offer students a completely revamped and updated curriculum on all of our computing programmes. The modules and programmes have recently been reviewed and validated by external academics and industry representatives. The headline changes for the September 2018 intake are as follows:

NEW 4 year honours degree, the BSc (Hons) in Creative Computing
NEW 4 year honours degree, the BSc (Hons) in Software Systems Development
The BSc (Hons) in Applied Computing is the NEW common entry route for our computer science specialisms in

  • Automotive and Automation
  • Cloud & Networks
  • Computer Forensics & Security
  • Internet of Things
  • Game Development
  • Media Development

Here, at Waterford Institute of Technology, we take pride in offering a wide range of computing programmes designed to support student engagement along with maintaining a very strong focus on industry standards and the needs of the workplace. Our programmes are highly practical, which enables students to develop meaningful and deep learning experiences that are relevant for today’s working environment. Students are offered industrial placement or the opportunity to study abroad as an integral part of each programme.

Waterford Institute of Technology is internationally renowned for its excellence in computing research. Many of our faculty are world-leaders in their field. The caliber of the staff in the Department of Computing and Mathematics and the quality of our graduates is a source of great pride to me. The Department has a reputation for excellence and we strive to ensure that every student is empowered to achieve their full potential.

Dr Pádraig Kirwan

Head of Department of Computing and Mathematics