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BSc (Hons) in Computing Science

Griffith College, Ireland


Next enrollment cycle

September 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 14,280

Course Accredited By


  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 6% scholarship

Campus: Dublin Main Campus, Limerick, Cork

This course is also available in Part time.

Prepare for your career in one of the fastest growing industries in the world .

This exciting Level 8 Bachelors Degree teaches students about the latest technological developments, and enables them to gain practical work experience, and specialise in, one of four emerging areas.

Designed specifically with the needs of industry in mind, the BSc (Hons) in Computing Science at Griffith College is a 4-year programme, which aims to equip students with a thorough understanding of the key principles of computer science. Delivered on a full and part-time basis, as a graduate of this course, you will:

  • Obtain highly sought after skills essential for a career in IT.
  • Specialise in one of four key emerging areas such as Cloud Computing, Games Development, Network Management and Software Development.
  • Fantastic job prospects with a 100% employment record from a sample of 35 graduates from our class of 2017
  • Obtain the necessary skills and academic requirements to further your studies with progression onto one of Griffith College’s postgraduate computing courses including including a range of Postgraduate Diplomas in Networking, Software Development and
  • Information Management, Master of Science in Network and Information Security, Master of Science in Cloud Computing and Master of Science in Big Data Management & Analytics.

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2023
  • February 2024

Entry Requirements

  • 2 H5 and 4 O6/H7 grades, to include a language (English, Irish or other language) and maths or equivalent. 

Mature Students

  • If you are 23 years of age on or before the 1st January of the year you want to enter, you may apply as a mature student, and you will be asked for a copy of your passport. A member of the College’s admissions team will be in touch to discuss your course entry requirements.

Part-time Applicants

  • Applicants that are under 23 years on 1st January will be asked for a copy of their passport, Leaving Certificate results / FETAC qualifications or equivalent and must meet the minimum entry requirements for the programme.

How to Apply

  • Applicants under 23 years of age on 1st January must apply through the CAO system. Please consult us for information on important dates for applications.
  • CAO Codes
  • Dublin - GC430
  • Cork - GC230

Applicants over 23 years

Mature Students

  • If you are 23 years of age on or before the 1st January of the year you want to enter, you may apply as a mature student. Mature students must apply to Griffith College directly online using us on the website homepage. Mature applicants will be asked for a copy of their passport.

English Language

  • If English is not your native language, you must show that your English level is of a suitable standard.
  • In response to the worldwide closure of English Language Test Centres arising from the Covid-19 pandemic, Griffith College is now accepting the online Duolingo English Test (DET) as valid proof of English proficiency. This is a temporary measure for our intakes up to and including February 2022.

Stage One

  • Computer Programming
  • Foundations of Computing
  • Client-Side Web Development
  • Computer Hardware
  • Effective Learning and Development
  • Systems Analysis & Design 1
  • Operating System Design
  • Software Development 1

Stage Two

  • Object Orientated Programming
  • System Analysis & Design 2
  • Relational Databases
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Software Development 2
  • Server-side Web Development
  • Linear Algebra

Stage Three

  • Network & Data Communications
  • HCI & GUI Programming
  • Concurrent Development
  • Numerical Optimisation
  • Work Placement
  • Award Stage
  • Advanced Network Theory (M)
  • Distributed Systems (M)
  • Mobile Development (M)
  • Software Development Project (M)
  • Practical Networking (E)
  • Managing Big Data (E)
  • Cloud Services & Platforms (E)
  • Games Development (E)
  • Computer Graphics (E)
  • Internet of Things & Sensor Systems (E)
  • Artificial Intelligence & Robotics (E)
  • Machine Learning (E)
  • Data Analytics & Visualisation (E)
  • Cyber Security & Ethical Hacking (E)
  • Digital Forensics & Investigative 
  • Techniques (E)
  • Emerging Technologies €

General Fee Information  

An Academic Administration Fee of EUR250.00 and a 2% Learner Protection Charge is applicable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below. The fees below relate to Year 1 fees only.

Study Mode: Full-Time

  • Dublin  
  • EUR 5,300.00
  • Cork
  • EUR 4,350.00
  • Limerick
  • EUR 4,500.00

Study Mode: Part-Time

  • Dublin
  • EUR 4,500.00
  • Limerick
  • EUR 3,100.00

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