Specialisations: 1. Data Analytics 2. Social Media 3. Business Analysis 4. Business Information Systems
The BSc (Honours) in Technology Management course is designed to enable students to develop and refine business, leadership, and managerial skills with an in-depth understanding of the fundamental principles of management in a technology environment.
The course provides a sound knowledge base of technology management principles and their practical application.
As a graduate of this course you will:
For information on the modules taught on this course view our module descriptors.
This full-time course is a four-year honours degree run over eight semesters with continuous assessment held throughout the course and examinations at the end of each semester. On completion you will receive a QQI BSc (Honours) Degree in Technology Management at level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications.
The course is industry focused with a six-month work placement. NCI students are highly sought after and have completed work experience in companies like Microsoft, O2, ESB, Wells Fargo, Dotmobi, Datalex and Intel.
The interdisciplinary nature of the course is designed to lead graduates towards employment in the business and/or information technology domains. Graduates from this course are working within companies including Google, Citi, Hertz, Dell, BNY Mellon, Electric Ireland, Hewlett Packard, OmniPay and Realex Payments. Roles are diverse and include sales, account management, fund accounting, data analysis and management information reporting.
According to a recent Higher Education Outcomes Report released by the CSO, ICT graduates receive the highest weekly earnings five years after graduating compared to other sectors based on the analysis of the destinations of students who graduated between 2010 and 2016.
If you are interested in IT and business this course will appeal to you. The course is for school leavers, mature students and graduates of QQI level 5/6 programmes who wish to embark on a course of full-time study.
Minimum entry requirements are a grade H5 and above in two higher level subjects together with a minimum of O6/H7 in four other subjects. A minimum of grade O6/H7 must be obtained in English. A grade O6/H7 must be obtained in Mathematics.
Mature applicants, applicants with a disability or those applying through the DARE or HEAR access schemes can find out more information on the application process.
Please note that exams can be scheduled during the morning, afternoon or evening Monday to Saturday.
NCI is prepared to adhere to Government directives for course delivery in September 2021. Investments have been made in technology for online learning, as well as campus enhancements if face-to-face classes are permissible.
If remote learning remains a feature of the course timetable, the College recommends the following laptop requirements for incoming students:
Intel 7th (or higher) generation processors (Core i-3, i-5, i-7,i-9-7x)
or AMD Ryzen 3rd generation processors, running at 2.0GHz and above (Intel Atom/Celeron or AMD Athlon/Sempron Processors may cost less, but may not meet your requirements)
Random Access Memory (RAM):
8 GB minimum
Solid State Drive (SSD) Capacity:
256 GB minimum
802.11 a/b/g/n compliant with Bluetooth Capability (incompatibilities have been noted with the Qualcomm Atheros Wireless Adapters and software device drivers)
Direct X9 or later
Supported Operating Systems:
Windows 10 Home/Pro
Upon successful completion of the BSc (Honours) Degree in Technology Management, graduates can progress to postgraduate programmes at level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications such as the MSc in Fintech and MSc in Data Analytics at National College of Ireland.
This course qualifies under the Free Fees Initiative and Student Grant Scheme.
The points for this course in 2020 were 260.
The CAO course code is NC023.