Data Science & Big Data Management courses

Dublin Business School

Bsc (hons) Computing (data Analytics And Big Data) in Dublin Business School

  • Duration : 4 Years
  • Intake : Sep
  • Level : Undergraduate
  • Tuition & fees : € 9,850 Per Year
  • IELTS : 6.0
  • TOEFL : 0
  • PTE : 0

About Bsc (hons) Computing (data Analytics And Big Data) in Dublin Business School

This is the Digital Age and Computer Science lies at the heart of the Digital World.  Computer Science Professionals play an integral part in the shaping of the exciting digital world of today and will continue to play a key role in shaping the future world that you will work, play, communicate and live in.  

Computer Science provides you with expertise in a variety of exciting disciplines such as programming, networking, analytics, and cloud computing.  One of the most important aspect of computer science is problem solving; an essential skill for life.  When you develop knowledge and skills in these areas you will belong to a group of talented people, with highly sought-after qualifications and competencies.

Computer Science qualifications are global as they have no boundaries.  A degree in computing will provide you with the opportunity to work in in a wide variety of sectors for companies at home and abroad.  Future opportunities in computing are varied and with a computing degree your future in a creative, innovative industry is assured. 

An exciting feature of this programme is that it incorporates work placement.  This provides you with the opportunity to build practical skills in industry and gain ‘real-world’ experience that will provide you with a smooth transition to the workplace upon graduation.

The BSc (Hons) in Computing (Data Analytics and Big Data) will prepare you for a career in a wide variety of sectors.  You will build skills, competence and knowledge in current technologies, gain practical work experience and specialise in Data Analytics and Big Data - a fast-growing area in the Computing sector.

Data Analytics and Big Data

The Digital Universe is growing at a phenomenal pace. Big Data comes from everywhere, posts to social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat, mobile phones GPS signals, your online footprint and many more.  As a result, there is a high demand for graduates in Data Analytics to support this rapidly growing phenomenon.

The BSc (Hons) in Computing (Data Analytics and Big Data)  will provide you with the technical skills to investigate large amounts of data to uncover hidden patterns, correlations and other insights. 

With these skills, you will analyse data and get answers from it almost immediately.  
As a graduate of this discipline you will have a clear understanding of the practical and theoretical foundations of data analytics.  

You will experience using current technologies for interpreting, analysing and visualising Big Data to solve problems involving big data sets.

Career Opportunities

The BSc (Hons) in Computing (Data Analytics and Big Data) is intended to position graduates for recruitment into positions in the areas of:

• Data Administrator

• Data Analyst

• Database Engineer

• Database Support Engineer

• Systems Engineer

• Big Data Engineer

• Data Architect

• Business Intelligence Analyst

• Database Developer

• SQL Database Administrator

• NoSQL DB Administrator

• MySQL DB Administrator

• SQL Analyst

• Data Warehouse Engineer

Leaving Certificate

Under the new Common Points Scale for Leaving Certificate 2019, applicants must obtain a minimum of 2H5’s and 4 O6/H7, including a language. Some degree programmes will also require a minimum of O6/H7 in Maths. Please see individual course entry requirements for further details. 

Using the old pre 2017 grading scheme, applicants must have obtained a minimum of grade C3 in two higher-level subjects and grade D3 in four ordinary level subjects, including a language. The Maths requirement for some degree programmes is a minimum of a D3 grade.  Individual course details will outline specific entry requirements. Please ensure to check the exact details for the course of your choice.


Applicants must obtain a minimum of four GCSE passes at grade C to include Maths and English plus two A-level passes at grade C or higher.


Students applying for any QQI (formerly HETAC) honours/ordinary degree or higher certificate must have obtained a minimum of a BTEC National Diploma in a cognate area.

FETAC Applicants

Minimum entry requirements for graduates of FETAC Level 5 awards is a full FETAC award which includes a Distinction grade in at least three modules. A full FETAC award normally consists of eight modules. A record of achievement does not meet minimum entry standards. Further details can be obtained from the Admissions Office. 

Mature Applicants

If you are over 23 years of age on the 1st of January on the year of admission and do not meet the minimum entry requirements, you may apply as a Mature Student. Mature students should apply directly to the Admissions Office at Dublin Business School. Mature students are assessed on the basis of age, work experience, general education standard, motivation and commitment to the programme for which they are applying. Please forward documentation such as any relevant transcripts, a CV or any other related documentation to the Admissions Office. Proof of age such as a copy of driver’s licence or passport must also be submitted.

English Language Requirement

For EU or Non EU applicants whose first language is not English an additional requirement is to have achieved a minimum IELTS score of 6.0 or equivalent to qualify for admission to the Honours Degrees (level 8 programmes).

Dublin Business School Highlights

Type of University Public
Faculty Members 1,186
Percentage of International Students 22%
Basic Tuition Fee, UG International Students 14,000 Euros
Basic Tuition Fee, PG International Students 14,800 Euros
Test Scores Accepted TOEFL, IELTS, PTE
Fees components - (1st year Fees and expense)

Tuition & fees :

€ 9,850


€ 9,850