Taught course

Applied Science (Applied Computing Technology)

University College Cork · Department of Computer Science

Entry requirements

Graduates of any discipline (other than those who have already undertaken an equivalent programme) or those with an equivalent professional qualification are eligible to apply. The programme is intended for graduates who do not have Computer Science as a degree subject and who wish to gain workplace-relevant IT skills.

Months of entry


Course content

The course provides students with an understanding of the principles of Internet-based computer systems and will equip students with a range of core IT skills including:
Web design; web server configuration; managing and manipulating multimedia content; interfacing with databases; working with common office software.

Fees and funding

This programme receives funding from the Government under a major initiative to meet IT skills needs identified by the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs, therefore EU Students admitted to this programme in 2009/2010 will pay a reduced annual tuition fee of 2,000 euros.

Qualification and course duration


full time
9 months

Course contact details

Dr. Steve Prestwich
00 353 (0) 21 490 3165