WD 155 – BSc in Information Technology

Area:
Waterford
Price: -
Type:
CAO and Third Level

Course description

Course code: WD155 What is the BSc in Information Technology? Information technology is about managing information in our modern digital age. The three year degree programme in Information Technology will enable you to take your place with confidence, in our changing technological world. The programme specialises in providing a thorough knowledge of all aspects of the IT industry. Studies include web page design, software development and networking. The programme has a high practical content allowing you to get plenty of hands-on experience. Most modules use computers for practical work and there is a blended learning approach where part of the learning is done online, supported by a Virtual Learning Environment. You will get work placement for 3 to 6 months in a suitable IT related job in the year three of the programme. As you progress through the years you will learn about how companies use IT for their day-to-day business. A choice of different streams from second year on, will allow you to build variety into your selection of IT modules. What Career Opportunities will I have? Ireland’s growing profile on the world stage is reflected in several global companies establishing a base here, for example, Google, eBay and Overture. According to the IDA, andquot;the digital media industry is one of the most recent success stories to emerge in Ireland.andquot; Career opportunties exist in the following areas: * Content production * Web design * Digital video * Data management * Industrial design * Telecommunications * e-Learning * Multimedia * Internet service providers