Bachelor of Science in Computing & Multimedia

 
Type of Course
Undergraduate
Mode
Full-Time, Part-Time
NFQ Level
7
Validated by
QQI
Start Date

17/09/18

Duration

3 Years Full-time

Course Fees
€3800.00 (Irish Resident)
Course Fees
€5950.00 (EU)

How to Apply

Apply Online
Apply through the CAO System
International Student Apply Directly
Applications Processed by Admissions

Is for individuals who are...

Interested in a challenging degree in computing and multimedia that employers recognise as the industry standard.

Looking for...

A great learning experience that will give you the knowledge and skills required to work in the ICT industry with specific abilities pertaining to the Multimedia and the Game and Mobile Apps sectors.

To Become...

A Games Developer
A Web Designer
A Graphic Designer
An Art Director
A Computer Programmer
A 3D Animation/Designer

Build Your Path To Success

01. Computer Science Degree

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.

02. Excellent Lecturing Team

Learn from friendly and highly qualified industry-experienced academic staff and expert guest lecturers.

03. Student Experience

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.

04. Great Career

Maximise your career potential as you grow in confidence learning about computer science and multimedia in a student-centred learning environment.

Programme Details

Entry Requirements

Under the new Common Points Scale for Leaving Certificate 2017 applicants must obtain a minimum of 5O6/H7, including a language and a minimum of O6/H7 in Maths.

OR

Applicants who are second language speakers of English an IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent and hold International Equivalent to Leaving Certificate

OR

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

Schedule

Start Date: 17/09/18

End Date: 15/05/19

Full-time classes will be scheduled 3 days per week from 9am to 4pm.

Part-time classes will be scheduled 2 evenings per week 5.45pm to 9.45pm and four Saturday per semester from 9am to 4pm.

Award

QQI Level 7 Bachelor of Science in Computer and Multimedia

Total Credits: 180

Grading:

Distinction 70%

Merit 1 60 - 69%

Merit 2 50 - 59%

Pass 40 - 49%

Progression

On successful completion of the BSc in Computing & Multimedia 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.

What Students Say

Thomas Lundberg

Thomas Lundberg

The Bachelor of Science in Computing & Multimedia delivers a unique balance between theoretical and practical lab work. This keeps the course material both challenging and interesting. I found the lecturers at Dorset College to be incredibly knowledgeable, friendly and approachable. The technical skills I learned have really helped me to build competency as a Software Engineer.

Virginia Bordin

Virginia Bordin

I can positively say that Dorset College has helped to make me a competitive professional. I developed a passion to do something I didn't even know I could be so passionate about, and the Computing & Multimedia course showed me that. The thing I admired most was the dedication and support given by the lecturers. They provided me with the guidance needed to achieve excellent results throughout the course. I wouldn't be able to achieve what I have achieved without that supportive environment. Dorset College is a very multi-cultural place, which is very exciting to experience different nationalities and diverse cultures.

Mandeep Shrestha

Mandeep Shrestha

Dorset College with its dedicated teachers, good facilities, and the homely environment was the right place for me to be part of the B.Sc. Computing and Multimedia programme. I found the programme well balanced between theoretical and practical aspects. The knowledge gained in Dorset College will definitely help me in the long run.

Lecturer Profiles

John Rowley

John Rowley

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Irene McGinn

Irene McGinn

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Carmen Mihaela Maritan

Carmen Mihaela Maritan

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Programme Fees

EU
€5950.00
NON-EU
€6950.00
Irish Resident
€3800.00

Additional Information

All Non-EU Degree Full-time Students will need private medical insurance and financial statement for immigration purposes. Exam fees are included in the course price.

Application Process

Enrol at one of Ireland's leading student-focused Colleges by completing our online application form, where you will be asked to supply documentation to confirm your eligibility for this course. Once we have received and reviewed this information the college will be in contact with you to discuss next steps to secure your place

OR

Arrange an Interview with the Programme Leader, please contact Alan Yu at (01) 8309677 or E-Mail: alan.yu@dorset-college.ie

OR

Apply through www.cao.ie