Six Munster Technological University (Kerry Campus) staff were the recipients of Teaching Hero Awards last week in a virtual ceremony live streamed across social media from Dublin. Prof Muiris O’Laoire, Margaret Finch and Dr Patrick McGarty from the School of Health and Social Sciences along with colleagues Feargus Dunne, Fiona Tobin, and Ashley Gaskin from the School of Business and ComputingMay 12, 2021
Funded by Enterprise Ireland, Munster Technological University (MTU) will spend €3.5m over the next five years on the New Frontiers Programme to support hundreds of entrepreneurs and to deliver 75 new companies in the South West Region.Apr 28, 2021
A flavour of what we have on offer at IT Tralee
Located within the premier hospitality and tourism hub of Ireland, our HCT department is
where Hotel, Culinary & Tourism learning comes to life. ITT staff come from varied hospitality and tourism backgrounds and you study in a realistic work environment with great career prospects. Facilities include a reception, a training restaurant, five kitchens and demo kitchen theatre.Continued
Pharmaceutical analysis covers techniques used the research, development and manufacturing
sectors of the pharmaceutical industry. Developing your skill and competence to work as a laboratory scientist, stream options include forensics, environmental science, cosmetic science & biopharmaceutics.
Our graduates have an acknowledged reputation as good laboratory scientists who are equipped with the skills that industry require today.
Health & Leisure Department has as its core belief that physical activity plays
a key role in wellbeing, adopting a holistic interdisciplinary perspective.Our courses are designed to equip the graduate to engage with the health and leisure sector as a well-qualified degree professional and researcher and includes Exercise Science, Health Studies, Activity Leadership, Physical Education, Professional Practice and more.Continued
IT Tralee Nursing courses equip the nurse to provide nursing care in a wide variety of clinical
settings, hospitals and the community. Offering an informed first-class learning and teaching experience students in an environment that is both challenging and rewarding, utilizing the state-of-the-art purpose-built Sólás building. This facility has technology enhanced classrooms, lecture halls and practical skills laboratories and computer suites.Continued
Agricultural Engineers are employed in the agricultural engineering industry in the areas
of manufacture, maintenance and modification of agricultural equipment. Work in state-of-the-art agricultural engineering workshops, a machinery hall, science laboratories, computer and electronics laboratories,Continued
Mechanical and manufacturing engineers design, develop, manufacture, operate and
maintain a wide variety of machinery. Our courses aim to give you an understanding of the technology and management used in modern manufacturing industries, with knowledge of electrical and electronic circuits to design, develop, test and manufacture electrical and computer- controlled mechanical systems.Continued
Civil & Environmental Engineering offers many exciting and varied opportunities for employment.
Civil Engineers work in planning, designing, constructing and maintaining essential infrastructure such as water supply, roads, bridges, energy and buildings. The course at IT Tralee combines environmental topics such as water resources, waste management, flood and coastal protection with more traditional modules in roads, materials, structures and foundation design.Continued
ITT creative media courses encompass Music, TV & Radio, creative writing and more
in our Digital Media Centre (DMC).Study though interactive on-line learning, group discussions, critiques and practicals. Our high-performance DMC encompasses: graphics studio, multimedia editing suites, TV & Radio broadcasting studios and music recording studios.Continued
Our computer courses teach Computer Management, mobile app development and Software engineering skills
and more. Specialise in areas such as multimedia or games programming. The IT Tralee computing department has strong links with ICT industries and our ICT work placement is a vital part of ITT computer courses.Continued
Business Studies offers students the opportunity to develop real skills that are sought after in the marketplace.
Our programme has a common year one entry and from year two, students specialise in either Accounting, Marketing or Management. We also provide a semester of work placement which gives students real world experience. If you want a career that is interesting, diverse and dynamic then this is for you. Our graduates work in many different types of organisation and, because our degrees are accredited by relevant professional bodies, they are in a strong position to succeed in their chosen career path.Continued
IT Tralee field science courses are offered in wildlife biology, agricultural science,
field biology and wildlife tourism. Agricultural science is the application of science and business to the production of quality food. IT Tralee is recognised as the place to study wildlife biology in Ireland. Field science courses include a mix of theory, laboratory practice and field activities.Continued
IT Tralee social science courses include, early childhood care and education, social care, and youth
& community work.Social care is a profession where people work in partnership with those who experience marginalisation or disadvantage or who have special needs. Youth work creates environments that encourage positive relationships between young people, peers and adults.
Current international best practice in early childhood studies is promoted where the emphasis is on developing high standards with work-based learning in supervised practice placements.