The BSc in Sports Studies is a 3 year full time level 7 degree programme, designed to meet the needs of coaches and sports administrators. The programme aims to develop, from evidence-based theory and practice, the students’ ability to coach athletes (individually and in teams), manage sports teams and individual athletes, and manage programmes of work for sporting bodies. The programme integrates Sport Science, Coaching Science and Sports Administration and Governance. Sports Studies is a relatively new academic discipline in Ireland and brings together the key disciplines which can support employments within the sport and health sector.
Entry to the course is via direct entry. All current Leaving Cert students, Post Leaving Cert students and Mature students our eligible to apply.
The B.Eng (Hons) in Automation Engineering programme is a new and exciting programme launch for 2017. It is the only Level 8 Automation degree specialisation available in Dublin. The programme was launched in response to a growing demand from industry for engineers with a greater emphasis on automation, control, programming and integration with computer technology. Automation engineers with strong core mechanical engineering foundations are highly valued within the pharmaceutical, medical devices, food, mechanical and manufacturing sector as automation specialists.
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B.Eng (Hons) in Automation Engineering
The Biomedical Design degree in IT Tallaght is an innovative new programme developed to address the needsof the emergent medical technology industry. Built upon an interdisciplinary approach across engineering and science the programme will equip graduates for diverse career paths working as part of a design team with medical professionals, in hospitals, in research centres or in the manufacture of exciting new medical devices in Ireland and internationally.
Healthcare and engineering professionals work collaboratively on projects to develop innovative new ways of improving our lives. Together, they design new hip implants, contact lenses, heart stents, surgical tools, incubators, spine braces and sports fitness monitoring devices to improve our lives. The Biomedical Engineering sector employs over 24,000 people in 160 companies in Ireland.
Students at IT Tallaght School of Engineering apply the design and problem solving skills studied as part of their Biomedical Design course to healthcare problems with the aim of improving the type of devices used in healthcare and also the treatments offered to patients.
This course integrates the study of anatomy and physiology with the traditional engineering subjects. Project work is carried out in conjunction with industry and surgeons from Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin, Tallaght Hospital, The Mater Hospital and Santry Sports Clinic.
Areas studied include Anatomy and Physiology, Biomechanics,Biomaterials
We look forward to welcoming you to our annual Open Day Event on Friday the 11th and Saturday the 12th of November from 10am to 2pm.
There will be stands open throughout the day for each department where you will be able to speak to academic staff and students about the various courses and facilities on offer.
We will also have a selection of talks taking place throughout the day, details of which will be available closer to the date of the Open Days.
Please note the new bus service from Maynooth to IT Tallaght