Computer Systems

University of Limerick


Course Name Computer Systems
Course Provider University of Limerick
Course Code LM051
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major University of Limerick Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Qualification Letters B.Sc. (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

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Applicants are required to hold at the time of enrolment the established Leaving Certificate (or an approved equivalent) with at least Grade C3 in two Higher Level subjects and Grade D3 in four Ordinary or Higher Level subjects (i...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP)
Fulfilling Minimum Entry Requirements: No
Fulfilling Specific Subject Requirements: No
Included in Calculating Points Scores: Yes

The Link Modules of the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme are scored as follows:

Distinction 70;
Merit 50;
Pass 30.
Mature Applicants

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From 2014 entry, the University of Limerick will no longer operate a direct application process for mature applicants. All applicants are required to apply through the Central Applications Office (CAO) by the 1st F...

Alternative Entry

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a. Minimum Entry Requirements Applicants are required to hold at the time of enrolment at least Grade C in two GCE A Level subjects and Grade C or higher at GCSE Level in four subjects (including English; Mathematics and a s...

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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Normal Application (online or paper): Fee €40 Closing Date: 1 Feb 2015 (5:15 pm)
Online discounted rate: Fee: €25 Closing Date: 20 Jan 2015 (5:15 pm)
Late online application: Fee: €50 Closing Date: 1 May 2015 (5:15 pm)
Late paper application: Fee:...

Course Content

Expand+About You
Are you the kind of person who
• Is good at problem solving, even if it takes time?
• Enjoys project work, constantly wanting to improve your handiwork?
• Enjoys using the computer, but you’re curious about how it works?
• Would l...

Subjects Taught What you will study
• Principles of software design and implementation
• Programming languages and technologies
• Computer Science
• Computer Organisation
• Computer Networks
• Operating Systems
• Database technologies
• Systems Analysis
• Systems Design
• Professional issues and ethics
Comment Key Fact
Despite all the advances, software-intensive systems still present many demanding challenges for the professionals who design, build, test and deploy them.
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
Careers open to you with a degree in Computer Systems include;
• IT Consultant
• Software Engineer
• Software Developer
• Web Developer
• Software Project Manager
• Application Specialist
• Business Analyst
• Technical Sales Consultant
Further Enquiries Dr. Norah Power
Tel: 00 353 61 202 769

Tel: 00 353 61 202 015
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2014 335
2013 360
2012 325