Computing

Letterkenny Institute of Technology

 

Course Name Computing
Course Provider Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Course Code LY717
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Ordinary Bachelor (Level 7 NFQ)  More info... Major Letterkenny Institute of Technology Level 7 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Letterkenny
Qualification Letters BSc
Duration 3 Years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Minimum Entry Requirements:
Minimum Points Score 160
Minimum Five O6/H7
Maths F2/O6/H7
English or Irish O6/H7

Results from Bunleibhιal Gaeilge do not meet the entry requirements.

Foundation Maths
Foundation maths at and above grade F2 (80%...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme
The LCVP link units are considered as a single subject that may be counted towards matriculation and points are awarded as follows:

LCVP Grade Points from 2017 onward
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
QQI FET Applicants General Information

Expand+QQI FET Level 5 Awards (Formerly FETAC)
Applicants must present a full major award. A record achievement, a minor award or a components award will not meet the minimum entry requirement. Additional specific requirements apply to some courses.

Q...

QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
Mature Applicants

Expand+If you are applying for first year and will be 23 years of age (or older) by 1 January in the proposed year of entry you are defined as a “Mature Applicant”. The term “Mature Applicant” is not used for those applying for entry to year 2 or higher.
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Alternative Entry Go to: https://www.lyit.ie/Study-at-LYIT/International-Students/How-to-Apply for further information.
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 48
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+Is this Programme for Me?

Ireland is the worlds' largest exporter of Computer Software. This means that there are excellent opportunities for finding well-paid employment when you graduate. Additionally, because computers are used in almost every ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I have to study?
Computing (common Entry) First Year Modules
Year 1
Semester 1
• Computer Architecture & Operating Systems 1 (M)
• Mathematics for Computing 1 (M)
• Introduction to Programming (M)
• Personal & Professional Developmen...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career opportunities
Successful graduates find themselves working in the following sectors:
• All types & sizes of Computing Companies
• Banks, Insurance Companies, Medical IT
• eCommerce & Web Development
• Data Centres (Cloud) & Software House...

Further Enquiries Department Administration
Telephone: (074) 918 6306
Head of Department: Thomas Dowling
Telephone: (074) 918 6304
Email: thomas.dowling@lyit.ie
 
Points History
Year Points
2018 166
2017 171
2016 140