Awards
Honours Bachelor Degree
Mode of Delivery: Full Time
 
No. of Semesters : 8
NFQ Level: 8
Programme Credits: 240
Language of Instruction: English
Department: Computing and Networking
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / 60 ECTS / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
COMM Applications and Interpersonal Communications
MATH Mathematics 1
COMP Computer Hardware 1
NETW Networking 1
PROG Programming 1
 

Stage 1 / 60 ECTS / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PROG Programming 2
MATH Mathematics 2
SYST Operating Systems
COMP Computer Hardware 2
NETW Networking 2
 

Stage 2 / 60 ECTS / Semester 1

Elective Regulation
Learners may apply to EXIT on completion of this stage of the programme with a Higher Certificate in Science in Computing and Risk Management (Level 6 Embedded Exit Award) provided they have achieved the required learning outcomes for the level 6 award and have accumulated 120 credits. IT Carlow academic regulations apply
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
COAP Scripting for Cybersecurity
PROG Web Programming and Databases 1
ETHI Ethics 2
ADMN Systems Administration
NETW Networking: Switching and VLAN Concepts
 

Stage 2 / 60 ECTS / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
COAP Assembly and C
PROG Web Programming and Databases 2
SYST Systems Infrastructure and Security
NETW Networking: Wireless and Routing Concepts
SAFE Project Incident Handling and Risk Analysis
 

Stage 3 / 60 ECTS / Semester 1

Elective Regulation
Learners may apply to EXIT on completion of this stage of the programme with a Bachelor of Science in Interactive Digital Art and Design (Level 7 Embedded Exit Award) provided they have achieved the required learning outcomes for the level 7 award and have accumulated 180 credits. IT Carlow academic regulations apply
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
SYST Penetration Testing
LAWS Cybercrime Legislation and Compliance
PRAC Automating Security Practice
NETW Networking III
COAP Cryptography
 

Stage 3 / 60 ECTS / Semester 2

Elective
Module Code Module Title
WKPL Work Placement (Cybercrime)
PROJ Project (Cybercrime)
RECH Approved Semester Abroad
 

Stage 4 / 60 ECTS / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
PROJ Project (Cybercrime) ( Part 1 of 2 )
ANAL Basic Malware Analysis
DIGT Digital Forensics
SECU Enterprise Network Security
 

Stage 4 / 60 ECTS / Semester 2

Elective Regulation
Two, 5 Credit elective modules must be taken in this Semester.
Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
SECU Secure Application Development
ENGR Reverse Engineering
PROJ Project (Cybercrime) ( Part 2 of 2 )
Elective
Module Code Module Title
VISU Data Visualisation
SCIE Case Studies in Data Science
COAP Cloud Data Centers
COMP Linux Infrastructure Engineering
DATA Data Engineering
TECH Artificial Intelligence in the Wild
SYST Blockchain Technology
DSGN UI/UX Design and Development
ENTR Entrepreneurship
FALT Bias in Computational Systems