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Mobile Web Computing - BSc (Hons)

Course Code: US826


Level

8

Duration

4 Years

Department

Information Technology


CAO Points

New course 2023

Course Type

Undergraduate - CAO

Location

Limerick

Mobile and Web Computing provides students with the theoretical and practical skills necessary to design, build and maintain secure internet based systems.There is a strong practical emphasis on the languages, tools, techniques and methodologies required to build real world solutions in today’s inter-connected world.
The considerable practical emphasis on the course allows for the smooth integration of graduates into the workplace.Students will develop an understanding of current and emerging technologies and best business/industrial standards to equip them to meet the demands of an increasingly technological world. The
course will provide students with the professional, technical and project related capabilities applicable to the development of secure client-side and server-side Internet based systems and prepares students for a broad range of careers in the fast moving computing industry. The work placement in Year 3 gives students the opportunity for further personal development in real world job situations.

What are the entry requirements?

Leaving Certificate 

A minimum of 2 H5 & 4 O6/H7 grades in six Leaving Certificate subjects, including Mathematics and English or Irish.

Mature Applicants

Candidates applying as mature applicants may be required to attend an interview and may be requested to take an aptitude test to prove their suitability for a place on this programme.

International Applicants

International applicants should apply directly to the International Office at TUS, allowing plenty of time for completing the visa process. Applications for September start should be made by 1st June at the latest to ensure visas are processed in time. You should familiarise yourself with visa processing times for your country of origin to ensure you make a timely application. Find out more here.

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What modules will I study?

  • Year 1

    Title: Semester 1 Modules

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    Web Development Fundamentals, Programming Fundamentals, Data Essentials, Foundations of Security, ICT & Applications, Computer Mathematics.


    Title: Semester 2 Modules

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    Responsive Design & Web Development, Problem Solving & Programming Fundamentals, SQL Essentials, Operating Systems Fundamentals, Communications & Applications, Mathematical Models.


  • Year 2

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    Web Project (runs across both semesters in year 2), Web Techniques, Introduction to OO Programming, Databases for Projects, Software Development, User Interaction Design.


    Title: Semester 2 Modules

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    Web Project, Extended Web Techniques, Advanced OO Programming, Networking & Cloud Foundations, Software Testing, Real Time Embedded Systems.


  • Year 3

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    Advanced Web Techniques, Concurrent Programming, Mobile Applications Development, Data Structures & Algorithms, Mobile & Web Computing Group Project.


    Title: Semester 2 - Work Placement

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  • Year 4

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    Mobile & Web Computing Final Year Project, Advanced Mobile Application Development, Secure Public Cloud Services, Innovative Technologies & Future Skills, Web Analytics. Electives: Reactive Systems, Entrepreneurship, Applied Cryptography, Design Thinking, Data Visualisation.


    Title: Semester 2 Modules

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    Mobile & Web Computing Final Year Project, Information Systems Management, Technology Futures & Connected Living, Software Quality Engineering, API Design & Development. Electives: Enterprise Development, Penetration Testing, Human Factors for Immersive Technology, Machine Learning for Predictive Analytics, Big Data Mining & Analysis.


Are there opportunities for further study?

Graduates of this programme can continue their studies at level 9 masters by research in TUS on a related topic.

What are the career prospects?

Technology is ingrained in our work and personal lives with the Internet at the heart of everything we do. Careers in this field are full of young, motivated people with exciting, fresh new ideas. The Internet is
still an ever-changing technology area and it has expanded possibilities to live, work and build a career anywhere in the boundary-less new world we live in. Job categories for graduates include: Web Developer, Software Engineer, Cloud Administrator, Database Administrator, App/Games Developer, Software Test & Quality Engineer, Digital Media Programmer.

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Who is this programme suited to?

Mobile and Web Computing is suited to those interested in how mobile and web based systems work, in designing and building websites, and want to build their knowledge and technical capacity in this continually changing technology area. It will be suited to students seeking to establish a career in the technology sectors. This is particularly appealing given the job vacancies that exist in the ICT area currently.