Degree mixes IT and business

Ciaran Murphy was one of the first Irish people to study computing in the early 1970s, one of only two students in his year to take a degree in information technology at UCC.

9th July, 2005

Ciaran Murphy was one of the first Irish people to study computing in the early 1970s, one of only two students in his year to take a degree in information technology at UCC.

Eight years ago he returned to set up a computing course with a twist. His four-year Business Information Systems (BIS) degree places more students on work placement with companies in the US than any other degree programme in Europe.

“I always had...

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