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BSc (Hons) in Computing in Cloud and Data Centre Operations

Course Duration
1 Year
Course Level
Level 8
Course Places
20 Places

Four great reasons to consider this course

  • • This course is the most applied Data Centre course currently available in Ireland.
  • Students are afforded the opportunity to develop essential skills and are familiarised with core values via strong links with industry.
  • The core project allows students to craft their own applied research ideas ahead of entering industry.
  • Graduates of this course go on to work in both Cloud and Data centre oriented roles, in local and international companies.

Course Summary

The overall aim of this 1-year Add-on course in Computing in Cloud and Data Centre Operations is to produce networking and systems oriented graduates with a specialisation in Cloud Computing

Graduates of this course will be capable of thriving in a constantly connected, constantly changing technological landscape. It will enhance their skills with Cloud technologies, as well as providing them with the core competencies to approach working in the Data Centre environment. Additionally, they will be given an increased appreciation of the wider social, business, architectural and development context in which they will work. The course will produce perceptive, adaptable graduates, competent to prosper in employment, research or business.

Semester 1: (Mandatory)

  • Cloud Networking (year-long)
  • Cloud Architecture (year-long)
  • Project (year-long)
  • Data Centre Infrastructure
  • Virtual Server Technology
  • Research Methods

Semester 2: (Mandatory)

  • Cloud Networking (year-long)
  • Cloud Architecture (year-long)
  • Project (year-long)
  • Data Storage Technologies
  • Business Organisation
  • Enterprise Governance & Compliance
  • Data Centre Technician
  • Systems Administration
  • Cloud Support Engineer
  • Network Support Engineer

Applicants to this course should have successfully completed the BSc in Computing or and equivalent degree, with a minimum overall average of 50%.

  • Students who enjoy networking and administration, and the core challenges of building and running infrastructure.
  • Students who are interested in going on to pursue a DevOps or Data Centre driven role.
  • Students who are interested in developing their own knowledge further within Cloud technologies.

Stephen Larkin (Programme Director)

Course ID NEW
Course Type Add On
Study Mode Full-Time
Level 8
Duration 1 Year
School School of Informatics & Creative Arts
Department Computing Science and Mathematics
Awarding Body DkIT
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Delivery Method On Campus

How to Apply

If you have any questions, please contact:

Dr Caroline Sheedy

Programme Director 

T: 042 9370200Ext 2137 



To apply for this course

Download and complete the Add-On Degree Programme Application Form below and submit to:

Admissions Office

Dundalk Institute of Technology, Dundalk, Co. Louth

T: +353 (0)42 9370230



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