BSc. Honours Computing with Data Analytics (1 year Add on) January 2019

Institute of Technology, Tallaght (TA_KACOD_B)
Key Programme Details
Award

BSc. Honours Computing with Data Analytics

NFQ Level

8 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Classroom - Evening

Mode

Part Time

ECTS Credits

70

Department

Computing

Skills Area

Information and communication (including ICT)

General Information
Contact

Mr Terence Brennan

Email

springboardcourses@it-tallaght.ie

Phone

01 4042770

Address

Department of Lifelong Learning,
Institute of Technology Tallaght,
Icon Court
Dublin 24.
D24 FKT9

Role

Course Administrator.

Important Dates
Application Deadline

01/02/2019

Start Date

04/02/2019

End Date

31/08/2020

About this Course

Our BSc degree in Computing has been updated for 2018-2019 to include new modules in the area of Data Analytics based on industry requirements. IT companies require graduates to have strong computing skills. However, companies are realising the potential of the data they have collected and therefore this degree combines both core computing and data analytical skills. Students will graduate from this programme having a deep understanding of computing applications development within several key areas and with the knowledge of how to transform big data into specific information for key stakeholders.

This award is targeted at learners identified in the 2017 Guidance for Higher Education Providers on current and future skills needs of enterprise. This programme provides high level ICT Skills and Big Data Skills. Participants on this programme will have a minimum level 7 award with competence in statistics, IT and scripting/ programming.

Objectives

The aim of the programme is to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills in ICT, data analytics and visualization which are currently being sought by industry. Modules on the programme include:-
Data Analysis and Programming
Information Management
Interactive Media Design & Visualisation
Social Media Analysis and Information Integration
Enterprise Performance Architecture
Enterprise Database Technologies
IT Governance and Quality
Artificial Intelligence and Logic
Operations Research
Project

Entry Requirements

Applicants require a level 7 award or equivalent in a cognate area with skills in Statistics, Scripting, Databases and related IT/ Business skills.
The following are eligible to apply for courses in 2018/19 academic year (subject to the applicant meeting all requirements, e.g. academic requirements):
• Returners (Formerly known as Homemakers) May apply to all courses if they meet the nationality/visa requirement and residency criteria.
• People in employment May apply to all courses if they meet the nationality/visa requirement and residency criteria.
• Please note that a 10% course fee contribution for Level 7, 8, and 9 courses is applicable for employed participants. This is payable directly to the provider.
• The unemployed or formerly self-employed all courses are open to these category of applicants, with the exception of the two year part-time ICT conversion courses which are not open to those in receipt of a Jobseekers-related payment

Long Description

Our BSc degree in Computing has been updated for 2018-2019 to include new modules in the area of Data Analytics based on industry requirements. IT companies require graduates to have strong computing skills. However, companies are realising the potential of the data they have collected and therefore this degree combines both core computing and data analytical skills. Students will graduate from this programme having a deep understanding of computing applications development within several key areas and with the knowledge of how to transform big data into specific information for key stakeholders.

This award is targeted at learners identified in the 2017 Guidance for Higher Education Providers on current and future skills needs of enterprise. This programme provides high level ICT Skills and Big Data Skills. Participants on this programme will have a minimum level 7 award with competence in statistics, IT and scripting/ programming.

Career Opportunities

Graduates from this course have went on to pursue roles as data analysts, data visualisation specialists, business intelligence specialists, cloud architects, support specialists, QA consultants, database administrators, web developers managers with such companies as SAP, Microsoft, IBM, Fidelity, Openet, Ergo, SalesForce and Bank of Ireland.

Timetable Info

2-3 nights per week (6-10pm)

Delivery Location

Campus/Classroom

Delivery Notes

Course Modules

Data Analysis and Programming
Information Management
Interactive Media Design & Visualisation
Social Media Analysis and Information Integration
Enterprise Performance Architecture
Enterprise Database Technologies
IT Governance and Quality
Artificial Intelligence and Logic
Operations Research
Project

Admissions Contact Details
Instructor

Mr Terence Brennan

Address

Department of Lifelong Learning,
Institute of Technology Tallaght,
Icon Court
Dublin 24.
D24 FKT9

Phone

01 404 2770

Email

springboardcourses@it-tallaght.ie

RPL Information

Recognition of Prior Learning at ITT Dublin. The RPL process will enable Springboard participants to build on their existing skills and competence. The Institute is aware that many Springboard applicants will have a range of knowledge skills and competence that they have developed through their life and work experience and that are not necessarily accredited. ITT Dublin has an RPL process in place that recognises both the accredited and experiential learning of an individual. ITT Dublin will work with Springboard participants to identify their existing skills and competence and to award them credit for their learning however it has been acquired. This will ensure that Springboard participants will have the opportunity to gain credit for both their accredited ad experiential learning and can tailor their programme to complement existing skills and knowledge and to develop new skills to support future years.

Application Procedures

In order to process your application and ensure that you meet the Entry requirements of this course we require copies of the following:

Identification (Passport/Driving Licence)

All of your Transcripts/Awards, Curriculum Vitae, and any documentation that you may consider relevant in supporting your application.

Transcripts/Awards (If your qualification is from a country other than Ireland: please click the attached link and request a letter of recognition from the National Qualifications Authority of Ireland (NQA) and return to us with a copy of your original transcript http://qsearch.qqi.ie/WebPart/Search?searchtype=recognitions or telephone 01 8871500).
Also check here: http://qsearch.qqi.ie/WebPart/Search?searchtype=recognitions