Cybercrime & IT Security

Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus

 

Course Name Cybercrime & IT Security
Course Provider Institute of Technology Carlow - Carlow Campus
Course Code CW258
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Qualifications
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Technology Carlow Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Carlow Town
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements 2 H5 & 4 O6/H7

English or Irish: O6/H7
Maths: O6/H7
Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Bonus Points for Higher Level Mathematics
A bonus of 25 points continues to be allocated to applicants who achieve a Grade H6 or better in higher Mathematics. This means that the maximum cumulative Leaving Certificate points total will increase from...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP

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Entry requirements – Honours Bachelor Degrees – NFQ Level 8
Institute of Technology Carlow awards points for results in the Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme Link Modules. This link module can be ...

QQI FET Applicants General Information

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QQI-FET (FETAC)
Students who have completed a full QQI-FET award at Level 5, and achieved at least three distinctions, are eligible to apply through CAO for entry to Year 1 on to Level 6, 7 and 8
courses. Students who have completed ...

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Mature Applicants

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Mature student applicants must be 23 years of age, or over, on 1st January of the year of entry to a course. Mature student applicants will be assessed on an individual basis and may be interviewed. Mature student applicant...

Alternative Entry

Expand+Graduates with relevant Bachelor of Science Degree are eligible to enter at Year 4.

Non-Standard Applications
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Number of Places 25
Course Fee

Expand+Schedule of Fees 2021/22 Undergraduates

* Fees may be subject to change in 2022/23

Certificate Year 1
Maintenance Grant Holder Tuition Fee NIL Student Contribution NIL Total Due NIL
Non Maintenance Grant Holder Tuition Fee NIL Student Contri...

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Financial Support

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All students are required to pay the Student Contribution Fee. Students who do not have the means to afford this payment are entitled to apply for assistance in the form of a grant from the government. The Department of Education a...

CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2021

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2021 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2021 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2021 CA...

Course Content

Expand+What is Cybercrime and IT Security?
IT Security is the practice of safeguarding information from unauthorised access and modification. Cybercrime is illegal activity carried out with technology. With growing dependence on technology and increased i...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What subjects will I study?
YEAR 1
Mandatory Subjects
Mathematics
Programming
Computer Hardware
Operating Systems
Networking I
Applications and Interpersonal Communications

YEAR 2
Mandatory Subjects
Discrete Structures and Algorithms I
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Comment

Expand+SPECIAL FEATURES
• Students follow our “learning-by-doing” model in first year with continuous assessment replacing final exams.

• Work placement is incorporated into Year 3 of the course.

• Final Year students will have the oppor...

Careers or Further Progression

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With ever-growing concern over the privacy and security of digital information, cyber-security has become one of the fastest-growing sectors in the technology industry.

The World Economic Forum identified cyber-related thre...

Further Enquiries Programme Director
Richard Butler
BSc (Hons), MSc, CISSP
E: richard.butler@itcarlow.ie
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Points History
Year Points
2021 292
2020 293
2019 300