Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Information Technology Management

Award Title: Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Information Technology Management
Programme Co-ordinator: Laura Seoighe
Course Code: 442623

Programme Description:

This degree gives students exposure to the business and IT subjects that are needed in industry.. This is a critical role in any organisation as the efficient management of IT is vitally important for or all aspects of business.

Complete the first year of the four-year degree at College of Further Education and Training, Kilkenny, followed by three years at South East Technological University (SETU) Carlow Campus.

This programme will give you the opportunity to access a third level degree without any requirement for a CAO application.

Students will be registered with SETU from Year 1 and will have access to the full range of services available to all SETU students. Transport from Kilkenny to SETU Carlow will be provided in Year 1 for cross-campus activities? Year 2, Year 3 and Year 4 of the degree course will take place in SETU Carlow Kilkenny and Carlow Education and Training Board (KCETB) and SETU are co-delivering this innovative Unified Tertiary Project at College of Further Education and Training, Kilkenny and SETU Carlow.

Year 1 Subjects:

Semester 1

  • Application and Interpersonal Communications
  • Computer Hardware 1
  • Mathematics 1
  • Networking 1
  • Programming

Semester 2

  • Operating Systems
  • Computer Hardware 2
  • Mathematics 2
  • Networking 2
  • Programming 2

On completion of Year 1, you will transfer to SETU’s Carlow campus to complete Years 2, 3 & to achieve the BSc. in Information Technology Management


This qualification enables you to work as an IT professional in a vast array of organisations from small local companies to large multinationals


Those wishing to apply to the programme should meet the following minimum entry criteria:

  • Leaving Certificate; 5 subjects: O6 / H7; English or Irish: O6 / H7; Mathematics O6 / H7, or
  • Level 5 major award or equivalent.
  • If you are aged 23 or over and do not meet the minimum entry requirement, your application will be assessed based on merit. We will take into account your life experience, work or community experience.

If your first language is not English, B2 standard is required (or equivalent) on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages in writing, reading, listening and speaking. Evidence of achievement of this standard is necessary for entry to the programme.

KCETB and SETU’s Unified Tertiary Programmes aim to encourage the participation and success of students from sections of society including those under-represented in higher education, by offering degree programmes at a local level. We welcome students from all sections of society especially those under-represented in higher education.


There are no registration fees for the first year of the programme, which will be delivered in College of Further Education and Training, Kilkenny. Students may be eligible to apply to SUSI for a grant to cover fees for Years 2, 3 and 4.

Disclaimer: Course is subject to minimum enrolment. The programme content is indicative and is subject to change according to the Awarding Body requirements as well as enrolment and resources.