Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Cork Institute of Technology
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  • 3 years


The aim of the BSc in Information Technology programme is to produce graduates who have strong Information Technology skills in areas such as IT infrastructure, operating systems, systems administration, cloud computing technologies and cyber security. Graduates will be able to deploy and administer virtualised environments, deploy and configure networks, and secure the IT infrastructure. Along with learning about IT systems, you will also learn about Information Security which is a rapidly expanding sector in the computer industry. As more technology goes online, you have to learn how private/ sensitive information may be at risk and the steps you can take to protect it.


The programme covers a wide range of modules which will be useful in any type of IT role such as networking, web services, databases, system administration, operating systems, computer security principles, project management and network security.

Admission Requirements

For admission to a programme, standard applicants must

  • score the necessary CAO points and
  • meet the minimum entry requirements

Leaving Certificate in five subjects i.e. Grade O6 or H7 in five subjects. The five subjects must include Mathematics, and either English or Irish.

Courses Units

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More Information

The BSc in Information Technology is a three-year level 7 degree programme designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills and competencies in IT infrastructure, security, emerging technologies, systems management, database systems and IT applications. The programme is designed around five key strategic pillars; Networking, Security, Cloud Computing Technologies, Scripting and Database Systems. The students who enrol on this programme will study modules aligned to the above areas.

On successful completion of this degree programme there is a progression pathway available to enable students to enter the level 8 BSc (Hons) in IT Management programme.

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