Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Administration (Mayo)
NFQ Level: 7
Programme Duration: One year
Mode of Study: Full time
Application Route: Apply direct to GMIT
This programme provides graduates with the necessary education and skills to operate and carry out the duties and responsibilities of an information technology administrator. On completion, graduates will be capable of network management and trouble-shooting, specifying, configuring and managing large multi-user/networked computer systems, planning, organising and providing computer services particularly in SME. They will also acquire specialised skills in the IT administration function.
Programme modules may include the following:
LAN Switching & Security (including CISCO systems), Computer Systems Administration, Database Administration (including Oracle administration), Information Technology Project Management (including PRINCE2), Information Technology Systems Management, Research Project, Technical Project, Software Development 3 and e-Business.
Graduates gain employment in IT companies in both public and private sectors, in large manufacturing companies, financial institutions, healthcare industries and in electronic organisations.
Graduates may find employment in the following areas:
- Systems Administration
- Network Administration
- Database Administration
- IT Project Management
Students may progress to the one-year add-on Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computer Services Management at Castlebar campus or at other Institutes.