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:
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.
Depending on your chosen speciality - you’ll follow one of four streams:
In your third year, you’ll complete a six-month work placement gaining practical experience.
2 H5 and 4 O6/H7 grades, to include a language (English, Irish or other language) and maths or equivalent.
If you are 23 years or over from the 1st January of this year you will be asked for a copy of your passport. Applications should be made before the 21st September 2017. A member of the College’s admissions team will be in touch to discuss your course entry requirements.
Applicants that are under 23 years on Jan 1st, 2017 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.
Applicants under 23 years of age on 1st of January, 2017 must apply through the CAO system www.cao.ie. Please consult the CAO website for information on important dates for 2017 applications.
Applicants over 23 years
Applicants over 23 years of age on 1st January 2017 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.
A Registration Fee of Euro 250.00 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
EU living Ireland: EUR 4,000.00
EU living Abroad: EUR 6,000.00
Non EU living Ireland: EUR 7,000.00
Non EU living Abroad: EUR 8,000.00
EU living Ireland: EUR 4,750 .00
EU living Abroad: EUR 6,500.00
Non EU living Ireland: EUR 9,400.00
Non EU living Abroad: EUR 9,400.00
Study Mode: Part-Time
EU living Ireland: EUR 4,150.00
EU living Ireland: EUR 4,075.00
EU living Abroad: EUR 4,075.00
Non EU living Ireland: EUR 5,600.00
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.
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:
Post: Student Fees, Griffith College Dublin, South Circular Road, Dublin 8
Graduates of the BSc (Hons) in Computing Science can pursue further study options here at Griffith College, in the form of an MSc in Computing Science (offered on a full/part-time basis), or at other institutions worldwide. On the Master's programme at Griffith College, some of the modules cover professional course material (granted by CISCO, Microsoft, Sun Microsystems Inc. etc.) which provides students with sufficient knowledge to undertake professional qualifications, should they wish to do so.
Other study options at Griffith College include a range of Postgraduate Diplomas in Networking, Software Development and Information Management, Master of Science in Network Security, Master of Science in Cloud Computing and Master of Science in Big Data Management & Analytics.
Past graduates of the BSc (Hons) in Computing Science are currently working in a variety of exciting roles such as assistant software project leaders, computer technology consultants, MIS (Management Information Systems) personnel, software engineers, systems analysts, applications programmers etc., across a wide range of industry sectors. The career opportunities are many and varied and having solid industry work experience from the six-month work placement has given students an advantage in their careers.