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department of humanities & social science:

Functions of the Department

The department offers third-level courses at certificate, diploma and degree levels in the Humanities. It also offers research and taught postgraduate degrees. The department manages and administers these courses in accordance with Institute Policy and Academic Council Regulations. The Head of Department reports to the Head of School of Business and Humanities.

Inter-agency collaboration between IT Tralee and Kerry ETB

The Kerry Take Note Music Project is a Youth Arts inter-agency collaboration run by Kerry Music Education Partnership. This multi-agency initiative comprising Kerry ETB, IT Tralee, Kerry Diocesan Youth Service, Kerry County Council & Ealain na Gaeltachta, is a youth music initiative with the aim of broadening access to music education and musical participation for children and young people across Co. Kerry. The 'Take Note' suite of music programmes includes a Vocal and Instrumental Tuition Initiative in schools, as well as various Mentorship, Residencies, Band Programmes and Music Technology initiatives. The current MOU between IT Tralee and Kerry ETB highlights the Kerry Music Education Partnership as a significant partnership initiative between the two agencies.

Further details on the project can be found on
You can also find information on Kerry Take Note on Facebook and Twitter @takenote_kerry.

Further information on why you should study Languages at IT Tralee.

Tralee Interagency Coffee Morning May 2016

Recently an interagency networking coffee morning was hosted by An Garda Síochána and led by Insp Tony Sugrue at the “Just Us” - Garda Project building in Rahoonane, Tralee, Co. Kerry. Margaret Finch who is an ITT lecturer gave a presentation on the benefits of developing an interagency approach and this was reiterated by Insp Sugrue who has firsthand experience of this while working in other areas of An Garda Síochána in the Kerry Division. More Information

Taste of 1916

Department of Social Sciences explores past and present Ireland. This was a multisensory interactive exhibition led by BA Youth and Community work practice students.