IT, Tralee Offers Fresh Horizons with New Specialist Courses


Those who dream of one day producing a number one hit single or making a valuable contribution towards saving the planet may want to consider applying to The Institute of Technology, Tralee on the 2008 CAO.  This year IT, Tralee has a number of new, exciting and innovative courses in the fields of music, media and wildlife biology which will prepare students for a range of diverse career opportunities.  Fresh Horizons

Budding music producers will be interested in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Music Technology while potential TV stars might consider the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in TV, Radio and New Media Broadcasting which IT, Tralee has added to its 2008 prospectus.  Both courses will avail of the on-campus, state-of-the-art Digital Media Centre, which features a fully equipped music technology section and an ultra modern TV, radio and new media broadcast studio. 

The Wildlife Biology courses are the first of their kind in the country and represent a new departure for the Institute.  Students of the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Wildlife Biology and a Higher Certificate in Biological and Environmental Studies will be studying and working in a variety of outdoor settings from parklands, wetlands, mountains, lakes, rivers and the marine.  IT, Traleeâ¿¿s location, in one of the most environmentally rich locations in Ireland, makes it the ideal setting in which to provide these courses.  

IT, Tralee President, Michael Carmody, commented:  â¿¿The development of Wildlife Biology courses at the Institute is a commitment to national priorities in terms of sustainable development of natural resources and the protection of our valuable natural heritage.⿝ 

Other new developments at the Institute for next year include a Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying, a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Performing Arts, and a Bachelor of Arts in Youth and Community Practice.

For More Information:

Brita Lyons, IT, Tralee : PH: 0 66 719 1705

Brita Lyons
Marketing Officer
Institute of Technology, Tralee