BSc Honours

BSc (Honours) Degree in Digital Technology, Design and Innovation

Win your promotion.Change career. Achieve success for your startup or business.

A one year, online and part-time programme that is accessible across the globe. Our unique programme blends the most in-demand coding languages, the creativity of digital design and the innovation and entrepreneurial thinking of digital business. 

Graduates advance their career in a wide variety of roles including:

BSc Honours

BSc (Honours) in Digital Technology, Design and InnovationProgramme Schedule

Programme Information

Programme Information

Programme Information

  • Next intake: 30 March 2017
  • Type of programme: Honours Degree (Add-on/Top-up Degree) 
  • 12 month programme duration 
  • Part-time, online and accessible worldwide
  • Bachelor of Science Honours Degree
  • Accreditation by Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT)
  • Work in International cross-functional virtual teams
  • Experience working on industry-assigned projects
Skills Outcomes

Skills Outcomes

‘Rounded’ Tech-savvy Professionals with skills in:

  • Thinking ‘digital’
  • Digital innovation
  • In-demand coding languages
  • Design-thinking and user/customer-centred design
  • Agile project development and ‘agile-thinking’
  • Digital collaboration and online team-working
  • Working in cross-functional teams
  • Use of digital tools
Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

You meet the entry requirements for this programme if you hold an Ordinary degree or equivalent qualification in a related discipline, or an Honours Degree or equivalent qualification in a non-related discipline. If you are not sure about whether your existing qualification is equivalent to either of these, please contact our team to find out more.

Without either of these previous qualifications you may meet the entry requirements on the basis of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).  RPL is a process which acknowledges, and gives value to, learning achieved prior to registering for our programme. Prior learning may be a result of successful participation in a formal learning programme for which you were awarded certification. Prior learning may also be an outcome of non-formal or informal learning achieved through work, voluntary activities or private study, for which you may not have a certificate.  

We are very happy to discuss your potential application in more detail and guide you through the application process. Please contact our team today

Accreditation

Accreditation

Our International BSc Degree programme is globally recognised and accredited by Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT).  DIT is a member of the European University Association and has a long and proud tradition of providing education to the highest levels combining the academic excellence of a traditional university with career-focused learning. Read more about our accreditation here

How Our Modules and Streams Work

How Our Modules and Streams Work

Every participant has the opportunity to take a number of innovative shared modules. On successful application, each of our participants will also be offered a place on one of our three streams that include ‘Digital Technology Coders’; ‘Digital Business Managers and Marketers’; and ‘Digital Designers and Developers’. The stream offered will be based on the participant’s education and work experience background. 

Programme Streams

Shared Modules

Shared Modules

  • International Industry Team & Entrepreneur Team Projects
  • Industry, Entrepreneurship, Creativity & Innovation
  • User Experience (UX) & Solutions Design
  • Computational Thinking (Problem Solving Science)
Digital Technology & Coders Stream

Digital Technology & Coders Stream

  • Front-end Development for Web & Mobile
  • Mobile Development 
  • Model View Controller (MVC) Application Frameworks
Digital Business Managers & Marketers Stream

Digital Business Managers & Marketers Stream

  • Agile Methodologies & Technical Project Management
  • Digital Product Management, Data Insights & Growth Hacking
  • Leadership & Management
Digital Designers & Developers Stream

Digital Designers & Developers Stream

  • User Interface Design (UI)
  • HTML5 Design Technologies
  • Applied Design Technologies
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DIT
Our programme is accredited by Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT).

What our Graduates Say:

“The programme provides all the cutting edge digital skills and experience for your career to thrive in the digital world.”Digital Skills Academy Graduates

Digital Skills Academy Graduates

90% of participants from our most recent honours degree level programme achieved their career advancement goals within 4 months of graduating.

97% of participants would recommend our programme to friends and colleagues.

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Our Graduates Work With Distinguished Employers

Our close connection with the digital technology industry provides a vital link in helping graduates achieve their career goals. Today, our graduates work for some of the world’s most distinguished organisations including:

Study Flexibly Part-Time & Online

Study Flexibly Part-Time & Online

A flexible online degree designed for professionals and entrepreneurs and accessible worldwide

Transformational Skills

Transformational Skills

We equip you with the digital skills and digital product development experience for your career or business to thrive

International Cross-Functional Teams

International Cross-Functional Teams

Participants gain expertise and extensive experience working in international cross-functional virtual teams

Coaching to Maximise Performance

Coaching to Maximise Performance

With coaching, we help to unlock participants potential to maximise their own performance on the programme and deliver innovation projects successfully

An Approach Built on Real Industry Engagement

To provide talent that fulfils the needs of all types of industry across the globe, we assign participants into cross-functional teams. These teams are mentored and guided by digital industry experts. Projects are assigned by our international industry partners or the participants on our programme who want to prototype, design and launch their own digital product. For participants, it's a chance to get experience working on cutting edge digital projects with established organisations and next generation startup founders and graduate with a portfolio piece that will excite any potential employer.

Typical projects include:
Our International Industry Partners Include
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Frequently Asked Questions

Is the qualification recognised in my country?

Yes, our programmes are recognised worldwide. Our programmes are accredited by Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), a member of the European University Association. DIT has a long and proud tradition of combining the academic excellence of a traditional university with career-focused learning.  

Are the 60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credits awarded by the programme internationally recognised?

The 60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credits awarded by the programmes are internationally recognised. This in effect means that the qualification can sit within international grading scales, recognised internationally by academic institutions.

How much time do I need to give to the programme?

There is a minimum of 8 hours a week online learning time required on our programmes. 

In addition to these online teaching and online team-meeting hours, participants are expected to undertake readings, research and project work.

What language is the programme conducted in?

Our programmes are taught in English, the international language of technology and business.

Is it possible to hold down a full time job and do the programme at the same time?

Absolutely. Our programme has been designed for people in full time employment.

How does the “Recognition of Prior Learning” (RPL) work?

RPL (Recognition of Prior Learning) is a process which acknowledges, and gives value to both formal and informal learning achieved prior to registering for our programme. Prior learning may be a result of successful participation in a formal learning programme for which you were awarded certification.

Prior learning may also be an outcome of non-formal or informal learning achieved through work, voluntary activities or private study, for which you may not have a certificate.