Computer Applications

Dublin City University


Course Name Computer Applications
Course Provider Dublin City University
Course Code DC121
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Dublin City University Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre, Glasnevin
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements General Entry Requirements
A minimum of six Leaving Certificate subjects at Grade O6/H7, which must include Mathematics and English or Irish. In addition, applicants must present at least two subjects at grade H5.

Minimum Specific Course Requirements
O4 or H6 Mathematics
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Age Limited for Entry
Applicants must be at least 16 years of age on 15 January of the year of entry.

Leaving Certificate Subject Combinations Certain subjects will not be scored separately if they occur in combination with subjects that are sim...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) Linked Modules

Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28

Please note that LCVP link modules cannot be used as a subject for general or specific course entry requirements, but can be used for the calculation of points.
QQI FET Applicants General Information No Entry Path
Mature Applicants

Expand+Mature Applicants EU/EEA and Non-EU
DCU has an active mature student body and strongly encourages applications from mature candidates (those aged 23 years or above on 1 January in the year of entry). As a mature student, your wealth of knowledge an...

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CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2020 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2020 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2020 CAO Handbook): F...

Course Content

Expand+Why DCU?
Ireland's most popular computing degree

Study an exciting range of topics, including graphics, robotics and mobile computing

Prepare to work in dynamic areas such as computer games and electronic commerce

Great employment prospe...

Subjects Taught What Will I Study?

Year 1
Core Introductory Hardware and Software Modules
Web Design and Programming

Year 2
Information Systems or Software
Engineering Specialisations

Year 3
Intermediate Specialist Topics
Third-year Project

Year 4
Advanced Specialist Topics
Computer Applications Project
Careers or Further Progression Future Careers
Software Engineer
Systems Analyst
Web Developer
Cloud Computing Developer
App Developer
Technical Consultant
Research and Development
Further Study - Teaching

In these areas
Computing and Electronic Companies
Finance Companies
Self Employment
Further Enquiries Christine Stears
Marketing Officer (UG)
Faculty of Engineering and Computing
T +353 (0) 1 700 5237
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2019 370
2018 377
2017 390