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IT Project Management

Is this course for me?
Our Higher Diploma in Science in Computing in IT Project Management will augment your existing skills and knowledge to prepare you for a career in IT Project Management. It is a one year, full-time and two year, part-time course.

The course has been designed to ensure you have the base both for continued self-development as well as a set of skills that are transferable to the broader computing industry. Modules include: Project Management Frameworks & Methodologies and Software Engineering & Management.

Key features
• The course has been designed to produce skilled project managers and is closely tied to industry.

Entry requirements

Minimum Entry Requirements
Level 8 Honours Degree in Computing or any Degree with a significant element of Project Management with a minimum of second class honours (2.2). If you don't have an honours degree but have relevant experience you may also be eligible to apply via Recognition Prior Learning (RPL).


1 year, full-time
2 years, part-time

Careers or further progression

Follow-on Courses
Follow up programmes elsewhere include:
• Masters degrees at LYIT and Institutes and Universities at home and abroad
• Masters degree (by research)

Career Pathways
The main employers are:
• Insurance Companies
• Banks
A• ll types of Companies using IT Systems

Graduate Careers
Graduate careers typically include:
• IT Project Planner
• IT Project Manager
• IT Resource Tracker

Successful graduates go on to enjoy rewarding careers in sectors including insurance, banking and other industries using significant IT infrastructure, in roles as diverse as IT Project Planner, Managers and IT Resource Trackers.

Further enquiries

Further Information
Thomas Dowling
Head of Department
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6304

Subjects taught

What will I study?
Semester 1
• Project Management (M)
• Professional Skills (M)

Semester 2
• Project Management Frameworks & Methodologies (M)
• Software Engineering & Management (M)

Semester 3
• Project (M)
• Placement (M)

(M) = Mandatory

Application date

Application Deadline - 14 September.

Course fee

EU Fees: €3,000.00

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