Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Computing
Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Environmental
and Natural Resource Management
This programme is designed to provide graduates with an in-depth knowledge of software development and
One of the key aims of this programme is to provide participants with the opportunity to explore the linkages
prepare them to analyse, design and develop quality software systems. The programme provides a range of
between the science and the management of the environment. In order to achieve this, the programme has been
advanced modules in computing to enhance the employment prospects of graduates and their knowledge of the
structured to ensure that students get an in-depth scientific knowledge of the earth’s systems namely the
software development domain. Graduates will acquire the necessary knowledge to cope with the changing nature
biosphere, hydrosphere, geosphere and the atmosphere.
of the computing industry throughout their careers.
Simultaneously students will be developing practical competencies to allow them to carry out research on the
environment, whether in the laboratory, in the field or in the library. The programme has also been designed to
equip graduates with the skills and knowledge that will enable them to understand the function of the
environment in the broadest context of sustainable development and with the softer skills of communication and
Bachelor of Science Degree in Computing in Information
group engagement that will enable them to communicate scientific findings to a non-scientific and often sceptical
Graduates of this programme would be qualified for a wide range of careers in the environmental area including
environmental officers with businesses, public agencies and non governmental organisations
(NGOs), environmental researchers and consultants.
Tipperary Institute’s suite of IT Support courses have been designed to provide students with the skills and
knowledge needed to pursue a career as an Information Technology Support Supervisor or as an IT Support
Specialist. Graduates will be able to supervise teams of IT support personnel, plan and organise the provision of
computer services as well as manage and troubleshoot a variety of networking environments.
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sustainable Rural Development
Graduates will possess the necessary knowledge and skills to work as network administrators, managers of large
multi-user systems and team supervisors in an Information Technology Support environment.
Participants on this programme will learn competencies and skills that will enable them to enter a career in rural
development. Through practical experience, participants will learn how to communicate effectively verbally and in
written reports; conduct social/policy research and analysis; facilitate and lead groups as well as work as part of a
team; help rural organisations to analyse issues affecting them and identify solutions to problems; support
voluntary organisations and volunteers to work effectively in the context of sustainable rural development.
These practical skills will be based on the study and analysis of Irish society and Irish rural communities; the social,
economic and environmental issues affecting Irish rural society; the impact of global processes on Irish society.
Participants on the course will also be challenged to learn more about themselves and will be asked to examine
their personal perspectives on rural issues; to examine their own biases and prejudices; to reflect on their strengths
and weaknesses and to plan for their personal development as learners and professional practitioners.
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