Creative Computing

Institute of Art Design & Technology


Course Name Creative Computing
Course Provider Institute of Art Design & Technology
Course Code DL836
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major Institute of Art Design and Technology Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dun Laoghaire
Qualification Letters BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 years full-time
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Min Entry Requirements
2 H5 + 4 O6/H7 including:
English – O6/H7
Maths – O6/H7
Foundation Level Maths not accepted.

Portfolio No

For standard applicants, selection is based on points. These are calculated by adding together the points score...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme Link Modules (LCVP): LCVP is accepted as a sixth Leaving Certificate subject and is counted for points purposes as follows:

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

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Applications are made through the CAO, ...

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Mature Applicants

Expand+Mature and Non–standard Applicants
We welcome applications from mature students to all courses. Mature applicants – i.e. those who are 23 years of age or over on the 1st of January in the year of entry to a course – are not required to meet the min...

Alternative Entry Advanced Entry at IADT In certain circumstances application may be made for admission to undergraduate courses at post–Year 1 level. Availability of places differs from year to year. Sometimes in certain courses no places become available. Application for advanced entry (to Year 2, 3 or 4) of our undergraduate courses must be made via

Closing Date 31 March 2019, 4pm
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Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places 45
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
Financial Support

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Tax relief, at the standard rate of tax, may be available for tuition fees and student contributions paid in respect of approved third level courses. It is intended that families who pay student contributions for more than one student ...

Portfolio No
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+Develop the creative, technical and professional skills you need to work as part of a multi–disciplinary software design and development team.

This practical computing course provides the skills and knowledge to start a career in computing. Learn ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?

Year 1
Computer Technology
Creative Digital Media
Web Design + Development
Common Faculty Module.

Year 2
Computer Architecture + Operating Systems
Software Development

Careers or Further Progression Future careers
There continues to be high demand for creative computing graduates in Ireland and internationally. Graduates are employed as: web/mobile application designers, web/mobile developers, user experience designers, project managers, database administrators and in many other computing roles.
Further Enquiries Contact
Dr Tim McNichols, Course Co–ordinator
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Points History
Year Points
2019 217
2018 242
2017 270