INTRA Programme BSc Computing for Business

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BSc Computing for Business


The objective of the BSc Computing for Business degree is to produce graduates who have an in-depth understanding of computer systems, Internet, gaming software, mobile phone technologies as well as a range of other computer products. They are uniquely placed to apply IT knowledge and its potential in a strategic manner, thereby enhancing productivity and profits within organisations. Graduates from this degree think creatively about the application of technology, resulting in new business opportunities and they lead and manage teams that drive business transformation.


 There are two main subject areas: Computing: students gain technical knowledge and practical skills that are at the core of IT operations. Modules include: computing hardware, operating systems, application software, web technology, networks, software systems and programming, databases and IT architecture. IT Management: students gain the ability to devise technical solutions in conjunction with IT colleagues. Modules include: knowledge and skills for project management; information safety and security; IT service management and international standards; legal and ethical issues in IT; organisational change and change management; supply chain management, business process management, understanding of key digital technologies and their potential. 

Work Areas

Students have the ability to fulfil the computing requirements of many industrial sectors, in areas such as: 

  • Systems Analysis and Architecture 
  • IT Systems and Support 
  • IT Project Management 
  • Website Development and Optimisation 
  • Systems Testing and Quality Assurance 
  • IT Training and Documentation 
  • Business Transformations 
  • IT Security

INTRA Internship

Students are required to complete an 8 month INTRA placement at the end of third year.


Course Modules

  • Introduction to Computer Hardware and Operating Systems
  • Management and Business Game
  • Web Design and Digital World
  • IT Mathematics
  • Web Programming
  • Networks and Internet and Managing Enterprise Computing Systems
  • Business Applications


  • Quantitative Analysis for Business Decisions
  • Business Systems Analysis
  • Enterprise Information Systems
  • Business Database Management
  • Fundamentals of Computer Programming
  • Developing Internet Applications
  • Business Communication Skills
  • Enterprise Computer Systems Configuration


  • IT Service Management
  • Software and Systems Testing
  • Business Information Management and IT Architecture
  • Human Computer Interaction


INTRA (Compulsory)

  • Software Quality Assurance
  • Software Process Improvement
  • Project Management and Procurement
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business Process Management
  • IT Security Management
  • IT Law and Ethics
  • Final Year Project


If you would be interested in hiring from this programme, please get in touch.


INTRA Coordinator Email Address   Contact Number 
Maeve Long 01-7005515