Interested in a challenging degree in computing and multimedia that employers recognise as the industry standard.
A great learning experience that will give you the knowledge and skills required to work in the ICT industry in areas such as Programming, Networking, Front-end Development, Back-End Development, Mobile App Development to name a few.
Obtain the QQI internationally recognised business degree that will set you on your way to a successful career or progress to an honours degree in computer science.
Learn from friendly and highly qualified industry-experienced academic staff and expert guest lecturers.
Be part of a culturally diverse group of learners from all over the world while unlocking your learning potential with small class sizes, a diverse student community and fun social programmes.
Maximise your career potential as you grow in confidence learning about computer science and multimedia in a student-centred learning environment.
Under the new Common Points Scale for Leaving Certificate 2019 applicants must obtain a minimum of 5O6/H7, including a language and a minimum of O6/H7 in Maths.
Applicants who are second language speakers of English an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent and hold International Equivalent to Leaving Certificate
A QQI level 5 Major Award in Information Technology
For mature learners (i.e. age 23 and older), applications will be individually assessed in order to determine suitability through Dorset College’s ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’ policy
Start Week: 27/01/2020
Easter Break: 13/04/2020-18/04/2020
End Date: 5th September 2020
Exams Week Semester 1: 18/05/2020 to 23/05/2020
Exams Week Semester 2: 07/09/2020 to 12/09/2020
Full-time classes will be scheduled over a maximum of 3-4 days per week depending on electives from 9.00 to 17.00
QQI Level 7 Bachelor of Science in Computer and Multimedia
Total Credits: 180
Merit 1 60 - 69%
Merit 2 50 - 59%
Pass 40 - 49%
On successful completion of the BSc in Computing Level 7, Graduates who gain this award may progress to a one-year honours level 8 programme in computer science in one of the higher education providers.
See (NFQ) National Framework of Qualifications for more information on framework levels.