Taught course


Dublin Institute of Technology · School of Computing

Entry requirements

The minimum admission requirement is an Honours Bachelors degree (level 8) in a non computer science discipline. Applicants with other qualifications and relevant experience may also be considered for entry as exceptional cases. Applicants must present a minimum IELTS English proficiency score of 6.0 overall with 6.0 in writing or equivalent.

Note: Due to the considerable competition for our postgraduate programmes, satisfying the minimum entry requirement is not a guarantee of a place. Depending on the programme of study applications will be assessed based on academic grades and any work/life experience. Applicants may also be required to attend for interview.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

This programme is designed to provide an entry path for Bachelors Honours graduates in other numerate disciplines into graduate entry level careers in computing. The philosophy behind the programme is that graduates from other disciplines will have developed significant transferable skills in analysis, communications and independent learning and so will be in a position to learn quickly a focused subset of computing knowledge to level 8. Learners on the programme will acquire core knowledge of computing concepts in the first part of the programme, They will then progress to a deeper knowledge in their chosen specialisation.

Specialisations available include the following:

  • Software Development;
  • Data Analytics.

Note that not all specialisms may run each year.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • HDip
    full time
    18 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Andrea Curley
01 402 2840