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BSc (Honours) IT Management

What is IT Management?

IT management is a Level 8 programme that will teach you how to manage the IT Services/Department in a company, which will include how to set up or maintain existing systems.  Along with learning about IT management principles, you will also learn about Information Security which is a rapidly expanding sector in the computer industry. As more technology goes online, you have to learn how private/sensitive information may be at risk and the steps you can take to protect it. 

Subject Areas in the Degree

This programme covers a wide range of subjects which will be useful in any type of IT management role such as networking, databases, system administration, project management, law, IT planning and design, security monitoring, and offensive security.  You can choose electives in many other computing modules.

Possible Areas of Employment and Career Opportunities

You will have career opportunities in Cork, Ireland and abroad, with large multinationals and also with smaller Irish companies.  IT Management graduates work in many roles, including the following:

  • IT Project Manager
  • Cyber Security Specialist
  • IT Security Engineer
  • Network Manager
  • System Manager


For admission to a programme, standard applicants must:

  • score the necessary CAO points and
  • meet the minimum entry requirements






graduate profiles

For testimonials from previous graduates, please CLICK HERE.


There are many postgraduate opportunities in the Department of Computer Science.  For more information, please CLICK HERE.

Programme schedule

The schedule below applies from September 2018 onwards.


Contact Information

Dr Seán McSweeney
Department of Computer Science
T: +353 (21) 433 5120

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