Next Intake September 2023
The BSc in Computer Networks and Cloud Infrastructure will provide the learner with the skills, knowledge, and competencies required to begin a career in Information Technology/Computer Networking. The programme enables the learner to work with computer networks and cloud infrastructure in order to design, analyse, survey, configure, install, monitor, secure, evaluate, and troubleshoot network, server and telecommunications configurations. This programme is mapped onto professional industry qualifications, and helps to prepare candidates for immediate employment using skills gained in the required areas.
Key Course Information
Ireland hosts much of the world-leading network, telecoms, cloud and data centre companies as well as the emerging Internet of Things space - these together represent the backbone infrastructure upon which networking services are deployed and maintained.
The growth in the network infrastructure is symbiotic with developments in virtualisation and cloud computing. This supports those companies who base their services upon this infrastructure.
Application Closing Date : 31st August 2022
This programme is offered currently only for advanced entry to Year 4. You will need a Level 7 in a Computer Networking programme or cognate area. Alternatively, we can process advanced entry in some cases through an examination of your experiential learning.
We believe the core skills in computer systems, networking, cloud and computer security will allow students to take up the many available employment opportunities both locally, nationally and internationally. Students that graduate with a BSc (Hons) in Computer Networks and Cloud Infrastructure will have the necessary skills to work as a Network Systems Administrator, Computer Network Defence Administrator, Wireless Network Engineer, Computer Systems Administrator, Cloud Solutions Architect, Cybersecurity Engineer.
Graduates will be well positioned to progress to Masters studies in the computing discipline.
|Academic Year 2023/24 Fees||
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To help make the payment of fees more manageable for students who are self-funding their studies, tuition fees can be paid through payment instalment plans at ATU Sligo. For further information on instalment plans, please visit our Fees and Funding webpage.
If you apply and are approved for an online course at ATU Sligo, you will be required to pay a non-refundable deposit of €250 to secure your place. Your deposit will then be credited against the course fees once you are registered as a student. Students at ATU Sligo are also eligible to claim tax relief at the standard rate for tuition fees.
For further information and guidance about Fees and Funding for online and part-time courses at ATU Sligo, click here.
If you are seeking to take your exams online, and you meet the eligibility criteria (overseas students and those with extenuating circumstances), an additional examinations fee will apply. For further information, please visit our Examinations webpage.
|Strategic Technology Management||05|
|Software Defined Networks||05|
|Virtualisation Infrastructure Management||05|
|AWS Academy Cloud Computing Architecture||05|
|Cloud Storage Infrastructures||05|
|Infrastructure Security Testing||05|
|Advanced Network Design||05|