This exciting Level 7 Bachelors Degree teaches students about the latest technological developments in the IT industry and presents them with the opportunity to pursue a career in IT or progress onto a higher award in computing at Griffith College.
Designed specifically with the needs of industry in mind, the BSc in Computing Science at Griffith College is a 3-year programme, which aims to equip students with a solid grounding in computer science. Delivered on a full-time basis as a graduate of this course, you will:
This course will next commence September 2019.
"In Griffith College I have learned how to be a good team member and a lot about programming and the most important I have achieved good results in my exams and an excellent relationship with classmates and lecturers."
"Having earned my degree from GCD, I feel the strongest skill gained from the course was the versatility to approach a multiplicity of computing disciplines with confidence and enthusiasm."
Provisional timetable for BSc in Computing Science Full-time mode -Year 1 - September 2018
Provisional timetable for BSc in Computing Science Part-time mode - Year 1 -September 2018
CAO application process - You will need 5 O6/H7 grades, to include a language (English, Irish or another language) and maths.
For Mature and Part-Time students - please apply directly and a member of our admissions team will be in contact with you directly. Please see the ‘How to Apply’ tab for more information.
Applicants under 23 years
Applicants under 23 years of age on 1st of January, 2018 must apply through the CAO system www.cao.ie. Please consult the CAO website for information on important dates for 2018 applications.
Applicants over 23 years
Applicants over 23 years of age on 1st January 2018 must apply to Griffith College directly online using the Apply Online facility on the website homepage. Mature applicants will be asked for a copy of their passport.
If English is not your native language, you must show that your English level is of a suitable standard. For further information please contact a member of the Admissions Team.
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.
Irish/EU living in Ireland: EUR 5,105.00
Irish/EU living in Ireland: EUR 4,150.00
Irish/EU living in Ireland: EUR 4,200.00
Irish/EU living Ireland: EUR 2,900.00
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.
Non-EU students: a Medical Insurance, Student Services and Administration fee of EUR300 is payable each academic year in addition to the fees quoted below.
Non-EU Living in Ireland: EUR 9,400.00
Non-EU living Abroad: EUR 9,400.00
EU Living Abroad: EUR 6,105.00
Non-EU Living in Ireland: EUR 7,000.00
Non-EU living Abroad: EUR 8,000.00
EU living Abroad: EUR 6,000.00
Non-EU Living in Ireland: EUR 5,240.00
EU living Abroad: EUR 4,200.00
Students wishing to pay for their fees monthly may avail of our direct debit scheme. Please download our Fee Payment Information document to review the payment plan schedule and how to apply.
Is your company paying for your course?
They will need to complete a Griffith College Sponsorship Form and send this to the Student Fees Office:
All QQI accredited programmes of education and training of 3 months or longer duration are covered by arrangements under section 65 (4) of the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act 2012 whereby, in the event of the provider ceasing to provide the programme for any reason, enrolled learners may transfer to a similar programme at another provider, or, in the event that this is not practicable, the fees most recently paid will be refunded.
Please note that a QQI Award Fee applies in the final year of all QQI courses. To find the relevant fee for your course level, please see the Fees page.
Graduates of this course have the option to continue their studies at Griffith College. We offer a number of options including:
You can contact our admissions team to discuss what progression options are available to you.
Through the BSc in Computing Science, you will have gained valuable professional experience, specialising in a key emerging field and developed many technical skills. There is a wide range of career options for our graduates including: