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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Programme Code: CR_KITSP_7
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time, ACCS
No. of Semesters:6
NFQ Level:7
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:180
programmeReviewDate:September 2021
Field of Study:Computer Science

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) A knowledge of the theory, concepts and methods pertaining to the planning, configuration, installation, support and maintenance of IT systems and networks
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) A knowledge of and ability to deploy IT systems to address a wide range of IT challenges across a range of industry sectors
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) The ability to analyse IT related problems, design appropriate solutions and implement the solution to agreed standards
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to act as a team leader in analysing user problems and applying creativity in designing and implementing agreed solutions
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to coordinate and supervise the configuration, testing and deployment of IT Services and the ongoing support of those systems and their users
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to work ethically and professionally as an individual or within a team with a capacity for leadership
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The ability to exploit available resources for self learning, to learn from experience and to identify his/her need for further skill or educational development.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) The ability to articulate the wider social, political and business context within which IT professional operates and the need for high ethical and professional standards in one's work

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
SOFT6007 Web Development Fundamentals
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
COMH6002 Computer Architecture
MATH6055 Maths for Computer Science
SOFT6018 Programming Fundamentals
COMP6035 Computer Security Principles

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
COMP6027 Networking Fundamentals
MATH6004 Discrete Maths
COMP6042 Operating Systems in Practice
COMP6043 Physical Computing
SOFT6017 Modular Programming
COMP6041 Introduction to Databases

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
SOFT7022 Database Design
SOFT7006 Operating Systems
COMP7032 Routing and Switching Concepts
SOFT7007 Requirements Engineering
COMP7036 Linux Administration
Module Code Module Title
SOFT7008 Server-side Web Development
SOFT7031 Client-side Web Development
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
COMP7045 Windows Security
COMP7004 Cyberethics
COMP7041 Virtualisation Technologies
COMP7033 Scaling and Managing Networks
COMP7011 Internet & Network Services
Module Code Module Title
COMP7044 Systems Scripting
COMP8017 Database Administration
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
SOFT7003 Group Project
COMP8055 Cloud Networking
SOFT8019 Data Centre Virtualisation
COMP7012 IT Project Management
COMP8022 Network Security
Module Code Module Title
COMP7039 Agile Processes
COMP7040 Technical Writing using XML
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Group Elective 1
Module Code Module Title
PLAC7009 Work Placement
Group Elective 2
Module Code Module Title
APEX8030 Approved External Study - 30 Credits
Group Elective 3
Module Code Module Title
COMP7047 Open Source Projects
COMP8045 Emerging Technological Trends
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
COMP7046 Technical Communication Skills

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