Higher Diploma in Computing, Level 6
Institute of Technology Tallaght – TA_KCOMP_HD

1,5 year full-time course

Course Overview

Computing professionals are a critical element in the modern business world and the demand for computing graduates is strong and projected to remain strong into the future.

Sending txt messages. Downloading music. Making web pages. Booking tickets. Online chat. Health scans. Computer games. Banking. E-mailing a photos. computer systems don’t just sit on a desktop with a keyboard, screen and mouse attached – they are everywhere. It’s not just the internet, behind every one of the screens one uses there is a computer system which retrieves information, analyses what is wanted, verifies identity and returns with the requested result.


Course content

Semester 1

*Object-Oriented Software Development 1

*Architecture, Operating Systems and Networks

*Systems Analysis and Testing

*Information Systems

*Web and UI Design

Semester 2

*Project – Software Development Specialisation

*Enterprise Applications Development

*Object-Oriented Software Development 2

*Project – Network Infrastructure Specialisation

*Virtualisation Infrastructure Management

*Secure Network Design and Implementation


Semester 3

*Work Placement/Internship


Contact details

Barry Feeney MSc PhD ( Head of Department )
+ 353 1 4042402