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									RÉAMHEOLAIRE FOCHÉIME 2013/UNDERGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 2013



                                                           HONOURS DEGREE PROGRAMMES - LEVEL 8 CODE                                            Pg No.
                                                           Bar Studies (Management & Entrepreneurship)                     DT417                 6



                           ARTS
                                                           Chinese & International Business                                DT565                 8
                                                           Commercial Modern Music                                         DT506                 10
                                                           Creative & Cultural Industries                                  DT597                 12
                                                           Culinary Arts                                                   DT407                 14
                                                           Culinary Entrepreneurship                                       DT416                 16



                                           & TOURISM
                                                           Design - Interior & Furniture                                   DT544                 18
                                                           Design - Visual Communication                                   DT545                 20
                                                           Drama (Performance)                                             DT529                 22
                                                           Early Childhood Education                                       DT572                 24
                                                           English Studies & Languages                                     DT517                 26
                                                           Event Management                                                DT413                 28
                                                           Film & Broadcasting                                             DT504                 30
                                                           Film & Broadcasting With A Langauge                             DT505                 32
                                                           Fine Art                                                        DT546                 34
                                                           Gaelige don Saol Proifisiúnta/Irish for Professional Purposes   DT507                 36
                                                           Hospitality Management                                          DT408A                38
                                                           International Business & Languages (English)                    DT558                 40
                                                           International Business & Languages (French, German, Spanish)    DT555 DT556 DT557     42
                                                           International Business & Languages (Italian)                    DT564                 44
                                                           International Hospitality Management                            DT401                 46
                                                           Journalism                                                      DT582                 48
                                                           Journalism with a Language                                      DT553                 50
                                                           Law                                                             DT532                 52
                                                           Languages & International Tourism (French, German, Spanish)     DT518 DT519 DT520     54
                                                           Leisure Management                                              DT411H                56
                                                           Music                                                           DT501                 58
                                                           Music Education                                                 DT528                 60
                                                           Photography                                                     DT559                 62
                                                           Print & Digital Media Technology Management                     DT596                 64
                                                           Product Design                                                  DT001                 66
                                                           Social Care                                                     DT571                 68
                                                           Tourism Management                                              DT406A                70
                                                           Tourism Marketing                                               DT412                 72
                                                           Visual Art (Sherkin Island)                                     DT589                 74
                                                           Visual & Critical Studies                                       DT533                 76




                                                           ORDINARY DEGREE PROGRAMMES - LEVEL 7
                                                           Baking & Pastry Arts Management                                 DT418                 78
                                                           Hospitality Management                                          DT408                 80
    “in th                                                 Leisure Management                                              DT411                 82
           e futu                                          Tourism Management                                              DT406                 84

    need          re we                                    Visual Merchandising & Display                                  DT598                 86

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                                                           Culinary Arts (Professional Culinary Practice)                  DT432                 88


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                                                           Health & Nutrition for Culinary Arts                            DT444                 90

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                                                           OTHER PROGRAMMES
                                                           Mature Student Access Course                                    DT522A                92


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                                                                                                                           Module                                                                                       DT417
                                                                                                                                                                                         Entry Requirements:
  STAIDÉAR BEÁIR (BAINISTÍOCHT & FIONTRAÍOCHT)                                                                                                       Listing                                 Minimum № of
  BSc (STAIDÉIR BEÁIR - BAINISTÍOCHT & FIONTRAÍOCHT) Leibhéal 8
                                                                                                                           Year One
                                                                                                                                                                                           Subjects     Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4 YEARS
                                                                                                                           Communications                                                     6            2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        APPROX
  BAR STUDIES (MANAGEMENT & ENTREPRENEURSHIP)                                                                              Hygiene & Safety
                                                                                                                           Management Principles
                                                                                                                                                                                           Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        32 PLACES
  BSc (BAR STUDIES - MANAGEMENT & ENTREPRENEURSHIP) Level 8                                                                International Bar Service & Commodities
                                                                                                                                                                                            Maths       Eng/Irish

                                                                                                                           Languages (choice)                                                                           LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                                                                                            OD3          OD3
                                                                                                                           Food & Beverage Studies                                                                      CATHAL
                                                                                                                           Culinary Information Systems                                         Other                   BRUGHA ST
What is                                                      Learning Outcomes:           What will I
                                                                                                                           Culinary Arts Performance Cookery
                                                                                                                           Wine Studies
                                                                                                                                                                                             Requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                          At least OD3 in one of:
                                                                                                                           Bar Preparation & Service                                      Irish, French, German,
 Bar Studies?                                                 study on this programme?                                     Cocktail Making                                                   Spanish or Italian.
                                                                                                                           Year Two
 The fact that the licensed industry has remained so
 popular is a tribute to the quality of the product. It is
                                                             The programme acknowledges the important link
                                                             between traditional, technological, social and future
                                                                                                                           International Beers & Draught Dispense Management
                                                                                                                           Services Marketing                                            What our                   Students say!
                                                                                                                           Spirits, Liqueurs and the Consumer
 in this context that the BSc (Honours) Degree in Bar        business requirements of the bar and beverage industries.     Food & Beverage Service
 Management & Entrepreneurship programme enables             The major individual subjects includes bar and food           Language (choice)                                             •	 This programme is ideal for anyone wishing to enter a
 students to develop a deeper understanding of               management, wine studies, business and marketing              Information Technology                                           career in the bar and hospitality industry.
 bartending for the licensed and hospitality industries.     studies, legal and language studies, information and          Financial & Cost Accountancy                                  •	 Our lecturers are genuinely interested in offering us
                                                                                                                           International Legal Studies
                                                             consumer studies, cocktail making, customer care,                                                                              balanced academic and industry related studies.
                                                                                                                           Professional Bar Management
                                                             quality control, financial management, hygiene and            Human Resources Management.                                   •	 Access to National and international field trips,
                                                             safety, research methods, property asset management,          Students select two options (subject-to-demand) from the         guest lessons from some of the biggest people in

What are my
                                                             business enterprise and entrepreneurship studies. These       following: Culinary Arts Performance Cookery, Advanced           the business and regular scholarships and cocktail
                                                             subjects are essential for preparing students for their       Cocktail Making, Introductory Accounting, Economics, Retail      competitions which have all helped me to craft my
                                                             future roles in the modern bar and beverage operation         Management, Languages (choice).                                  profession are also offered on this programme.
 Career Opportunities?                                       and are critical for preparing them to manage licensed        Year Three
                                                                                                                           Consumer Behaviour
                                                             trade businesses in the information age. Options and
                                                                                                                           Research Methods
 This programme recognises the diversity of opportunities    electives assist students in exploring more fully areas
                                                                                                                           Hospitality Law
 available to the graduate. Career opportunities include:    of specific interest and to develop a knowledge-based         Advanced Wine Studies
 Bar Management in pubs, restaurants and hotels, Bar         practice in order to provide a competitive edge in            Food Services Management
                                                             modern enterprise. Internship studies provides students       International Internship (Industry Placement).
 Ownership, Wine and Spirits Retailing, Off-License
                                                             with the opportunity to experience the practicalities of      Students select one option (subject to demand) from the
 Operations, Club Management (private and public).                                                                         following: Retail Management 2, Operations Management
 In addition there are opportunities for graduates in        a work situation in Ireland or abroad to test concepts
                                                                                                                           Systems.
 consultancy, research and postgraduate education.           and ideas acquired in the classroom, training bars,
                                                                                                                           Year Four
                                                             restaurants and college library. The collaboration with
                                                                                                                           Financial Management
                                                             industry ensures that these locations are carefully           Property Asset Management
                                                             chosen for the quality of the mentoring available rather      Strategic Management
                                                             than the size or status of the establishment.                 Occupational Health & Safety
                                                                                                                           Project Management & Entrepreneurship
What other options                                                                                                         Managing Training & Development
                                                                                                                           Students also select two options.

do I have after completion?
                                                                                                      d
                                                             Are there study broa options?
Students who have reached the appropriate honours
                                                                            a                                              Further              Information
standard may have access to a range of Masters Degrees
in DIT and elsewhere in Higher Education. The DIT MSc        Yes, for our undergraduates national and international        School of Culinary Arts & Food Technology
in Hospitality Management may be of particular interest.     internship (work placements) opportunities are                T: 01 402 4453 (Mr. James Murphy, Lecturer)
                                                             available, and for our graduates full-time positions in the   F: 01 402 4344 (School Office)
                                                             bar, hospitality and retail industries are offered through    E: james.p.murphy@dit.ie
                                                             our extensive global industry partners.                       E: scaft@dit.ie
                                                                                                                           W: www.dit.ie/barstudiesdt417




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                                                                                                                             Module                                                                                       DT565
                                                                                                                                                                                          Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                       Listing                                Minimum № of
 SÍNIS & GNÓ IDIRNÁISIÚNTA                                                                                                                                                                  Subjects     Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           4 YEARS
 BA (SÍNIS & GNÓ IDIRNÁISIÚNTA) Leibhéal 8                                                                                   Year One
                                                                                                                             Chinese Levels 1 & 2                                              6            2
                                                                                                                             Chinese Levels 3 & 4                                                                          APPROX
 CHINESE & INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS                                                                                            Chinese Cultural Studies 1: Oral Communication
                                                                                                                             Chinese Cultural Studies 2: Chinese History
                                                                                                                                                                                            Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                             Maths       Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           15 PLACES
 BA (CHINESE & INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS) Level 8                                                                                                                                                                             LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                             Business Modules:                                                OD3         OD3
                                                                                                                             Marketing Theory                                                                              AUNGIER ST
                                                                                                                             Principles of Economics                                              Other                    KEVIN ST
What is                                                         Learning Outcomes:           What will I
                                                                                                                             Principles of Business
                                                                                                                             Communication/Research Methodology
                                                                                                                                                                                               Requirements

                                                                                                                             Accounting 1
Chinese & International                                          study on this programme?                                    Year Two
Business?
                                                                The programme is shared equally between the School
                                                                                                                             Chinese Levels 5 & 6
                                                                                                                             Chinese Levels 7 & 8                                         What our                   Students say!
                                                                                                                             Chinese Cultural Studies 3: Geography and Economy
                                                                of Languages and the School of Marketing at the DIT.         Chinese Level 9
As China emerges as a superpower in the world of                This means you will benefit from the international           Business Modules:                                            •	 Just a short note to say thank you very much for this
international trade, it is increasingly important for Ireland   reputation, experience and knowledge of both schools,        Principles of Management                                        year. Thank you for pushing us so hard, I never thought
to have home-grown graduates with a high command of             study Chinese and also have a broad level of exposure        International Trade & Globalisation
                                                                                                                                                                                             I’d be able to read and write in Chinese, it really is a
Chinese and a sound knowledge of Chinese culture and            to the world of international business. You take up          Introduction to Logistics & Supply Chain
                                                                                                                             Consumer Behaviour                                              dream come true. There were difficult times but thank
business. The honours degree in Chinese & International         Chinese at beginner’s level and study it intensively,
                                                                                                                             International Corporate Finance.                                you for everything, you are a great teacher.
Business will provide graduates with the language and           spending 11 class hours per week learning the language
business skills either to work in China or to work with                                                                      Year Three
                                                                and understanding the culture. This will enable you to
                                                                                                                             Spent in Partner University abroad in country of student’s
organisations that do business with China. 50% of the           achieve the standard of language competence necessary        major language
programme is devoted to Mandarin Chinese and 50% to
                                                                                                                                                                                          Further
                                                                to spend Year 3 in China. Placing you in a total immersion
business subjects.                                              situation gives you the best possible opportunity
                                                                                                                             Year Four
                                                                                                                             Chinese Cultural Studies
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Information
                                                                to attain a high level of fluency in the language and        Oral Chinese
                                                                prepares you to communicate proficiently in a Chinese        Written Chinese                                              School of Languages

What are my                                                     business environment. You will also take a full range of
                                                                business subjects which will equip you to embark on a
                                                                                                                             Business Modules:
                                                                                                                             International Marketing
                                                                                                                                                                                          T: 01 402 2843/4673
                                                                                                                                                                                          F: 01 402 4987
                                                                                                                             International Political Economy                              E: languages@dit.ie
Career Opportunities?                                           career in international business. On graduation, you will
                                                                be able to find employment in a variety of businesses
                                                                                                                             Regulatory Framework
                                                                                                                                                                                          W: www.dit.ie/schooloflanguages
                                                                                                                             Current issues in International Management
                                                                using your language skills.
In view of the increasing globalisation of world
markets and the commercial and trading importance
of China, it is essential that students develop the
linguistic, cultural, critical thinking and business
skills required. Students who successfully complete
the programme will be equipped to play a key role
                                                                What other options
in companies and organisations seeking out new
markets and/or expanding within them. Graduates
                                                                do I have after completion?
will be equally well suited to the demands of all
business organisations from small and medium-sized              Students who have reached the appropriate honours
enterprises to multinational concerns.                          standards may have access to a range of Masters Degrees
                                                                in DIT and elsewhere in Higher Education.



                                           d
Are there study broa options?
               a
The 3rd year of the programme is spent at a partner
university in Asia (China or Taiwan).




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                                                                                                                          Module                                                                                           DT506
                                                                                                                                                                                           Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                     Listing                                   Minimum № of
  NUACHEOL TRÁCHTÁLA                                                                                                                                                                         Subjects     Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           4 YEARS
  BA (NUACHEOL TRÁCHTÁLA) Leibhéal 8                                                                                      Year One & Year Two
                                                                                                                          Styles & Techniques                                                   6           2
                                                                                                                          Advanced Musicianship                                                                            APPROX
  COMMERCIAL MODERN MUSIC                                                                                                 Music Business
                                                                                                                          Artist Development
                                                                                                                                                                                             Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                              Maths      Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           100 PLACES
  BA (COMMERCIAL MODERN MUSIC) Level 8                                                                                                                                                                                     LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                          Song Preparation
                                                                                                                          Live Performance Workshop (LPW)                                                                  FRANCIS ST
                                                                                                                          Theory & Aural Perception                                                Other

What is                                                   Learning Outcomes:            What will I
                                                                                                                          Sight Reading
                                                                                                                          Year Three
                                                                                                                                                                                                Requirements

                                                                                                                                                                                            All   applicants    must
 Commercial Modern Music?                                  study on this programme?                                       All students take the mandatory modules in their third year of
                                                                                                                          study:
                                                                                                                                                                                            attend an assessment / audition to establish their playing
                                                                                                                                                                                            standard and eligibility for the course. Assessments will
                                                                                                                          Research, Cultural Perspectives, Professional Musicianship,       not commence until after the CAO deadline of the 1st
                                                                                                                          Theory & Transcription.                                           of February 2013. A few weeks after the CAO closing
The BA (Hons) in Commercial Modern Music is a 4           The BA (Hons) includes a mixture of classroom study,
                                                                                                                          You will be required to make a selection of optional modules:     date, we will contact all those who have applied and call
year programme which has been designed specifically       live performance and specialist workshops from BIMM’s           Performance in Context, Session Skills, Commercial Band           them for assessment / audition. We will be running our
for guitarists, bass players, drummers, vocalists,        studios and lecture rooms, equipped with a choice               Management, Studio Recording, The Songwriter/ Producer.           assessments up until at least April
songwriters, music teachers and those running             of vintage and state-of-the-art music gear in The               Year Four
commercial music projects who want to gain a level 8      BIMM Dublin building located in the city centre. The            All students take the mandatory modules in their fourth year
qualification in modern music, while at the same time
fulfilling their creative and commercial potential. The
                                                          programme will be delivered by active professional
                                                          tutors, all of whom have a variety of touring, performing
                                                                                                                          of study:
                                                                                                                          Personal & Business Development, Analytical Perspectives,        What our                  Students say!
                                                                                                                          Professional Project (Two years of hard work come together in
programme encourages musicians to hone their live         and session experience, and a background in the
                                                                                                                          the realisation of the student’s final year project).            Beth Rowley - BIMM Graduate:
performance skills whilst developing their career goals   professional music industry.
                                                                                                                          You will be required to make a selection of optional modules:    “Having graduated from BIMM Brighton, I understand
using a deadline-driven project management approach-                                                                      Solo Performance, Ensemble Performance, Commercial               how important it is to receive professional training for a
keeping focus on the individual’s aspirations.            In addition to practical and academic lessons, course           Songwriting, Music Business Studies, Music Teaching Practice.
                                                                                                                                                                                           lasting career within the music industry.
Instrumental Streams: Drums, Bass, Guitar, Vocals,        delivery is supported by BIMM Dublin’s comprehensive
Songwriting.                                              tutorial system that enables every musician to benefit          Modules in Traditional Irish Music in DIT Conservatory of
                                                                                                                          Music & Drama may be available subject to audition.              BIMM provides a vital link between the education
                                                          from widespread access to music industry professionals
                                                                                                                                                                                           community and the music industry and the lessons
                                                          for expert help and advice. There are also many extra-
                                                                                                                                                                                           I learnt there have been invaluable to me so far in my
What are my
                                                          curricular activities including rehearsing, recording and
                                                          performing in public, and visits from high level professional   Further               Information                                professional career.

                                                          musicians and other music industry personnel.
Career Opportunities?                                                                                                     BIMM Dublin Admissions - Aoife Fitzpatrick                       I am currently signed to Blue Thumbs Records, a division
                                                                                                                                                                                           of Universal Music and published by Chrysalis Music. I
                                                                                                                          BIMM Dublin College Manager - Dara Kilkenny
                                                                                                                          E: info@bimm.ie                                                  have enjoyed recent success with a Top 10 album and
BIMM Group enjoys outstanding retention and                                                                               W: www.dit.ie/dt506                                              three headlining tours in the UK.
achievement rates, excellent student feedback and a
strong track record of alumni success; BIMM students                                                                                                                                       My album has been released in various countries around
have scored an unprecedented thirty UK Top 40 singles                                                                                                                                      Europe and the rest of the world including the USA,
and Top 20 albums including The Kooks (who have                                                                                                                                            Germany and Japan.
sold over 2 million albums), Beth Rowley and Kate
Walsh. Many more are working throughout the music
industry within artist management, record labels, music
publishing and live music production.




What other options
do I have after completion?
Students who have reached the appropriate honours
standard may have access to a wide range of Masters
Degrees in DIT and elsewhere in Higher Education.

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                                                                                                                            Module                                                                                     DT597
                                                                                                                                                                                          Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                        Listing                               Minimum № of
 TIONSCAIL CHRUTHAITHEACHA & CHULTÚRTHA                                                                                                                                                     Subjects   Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       3 YEARS
 BA (TIONSCAIL CHRUTHAITHEACHA & CHULTÚRTHA) Leibhéal 8                                                                     Year One
                                                                                                                            Core Modules                                                       6          2
                                                                                                                            Cultural Debates & Everyday Life in Ireland                                                APPROX
 CREATIVE & CULTURAL INDUSTRIES                                                                                             Cultural Industries
                                                                                                                            Management & Business Organisation Core Legal Skills
                                                                                                                                                                                            Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                             Maths       Eng
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       20 PLACES
 BA (CREATIVE & CULTURAL INDUSTRIES) Level 8                                                                                                                                                                           LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                            Ireland: Politics, Society & Economics                                      HC3
                                                                                                                            Basic Accounting                                                                           MOUNTJOY SQ
                                                                                                                            4 modules from the following list of areas:                          Other                 AUNGIER ST
What is                                                      Learning Outcomes:            What will I
                                                                                                                            Art & Design
                                                                                                                            Music & Drama
                                                                                                                                                                                              Requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       RATHMINES RD
                                                                                                                            Media
Creative & Cultural                                           study on this programme?                                      Languages

Industries?                                                                                                                 Year Two
                                                                                                                            Core Modules                                                  Further              Information
                                                             The programme is a three-year modularised programme.
                                                                                                                            Cultural Industries
Global changes have shifted the emphasis to knowledge        It is an interdisciplinary programme consisting of existing    Marketing                                                     School of Art, Design & Printing
economies based on design and innovation. Our                modules drawn from across the College of Arts and              Employment Law                                                T: 01 402 4141 (Kieran Corcoran)
programme, which focuses on Creative and Cultural            Tourism and from the School of Marketing within the            Project Management
                                                                                                                                                                                          F: 01 402 4297
                                                             College of Business.                                           Introduction to PR Skills
Industries, is designed to produce graduates who can                                                                                                                                      E: kieran.corcoran@dit.ie
                                                                                                                            4 modules from the following list of areas:
function as creative managers in the creative and cultural                                                                  Art & Design                                                  W: www.dit.ie/dt597
industry sector both nationally and internationally.         In Year 1, students will take a series of core modules and
                                                                                                                            Music & Drama
                                                             will be allowed to take one module from each of the            Media
By sharing classes with students from practice-oriented      following three areas: (i) Art and Design, (ii) Music and      Languages
classes in art, design, music and media, learners on this    Drama, (iii) Media and one module from any of these            Year Three
programme will also, crucially, gain a practical sense of    areas and/or Languages.                                        Television: Industry, Audiences & Markets Cultural Funding
                                                                                                                            Intellectual Property Media Law Human Resource Management
creative practitioners, and their values, motivations and
                                                             In Year 2, students will develop a more critical approach to   Communications Cultural Project with Real World Learning Or
culture. Graduates essentially will be able to look into,
                                                             the theory of cultural industries and continue to develop      Dissertation
understand, and work between professionals involved                                                                         2 modules from the following list of areas:
                                                             their skills in the practical area of managing a cultural
in creative development and those responsible for                                                                           Art & Design
                                                             enterprise. Students will also take modules from Art and
commercialising the results.                                                                                                Languages
                                                             Design, Music and Drama, Media and one module from             Marketing
                                                             either Languages or one of the above areas.                    Media

What are my                                                  In Year 3, the emphasis in the first semester will be
                                                                                                                            Music & Drama


                                                             on developing the students’ knowledge and skills in
Career Opportunities?                                        managing the complex relationship that all cultural
                                                             enterprises have with the state, mass media, general
Employment in creative management in arts and media,         public and funding agencies. Students will also take
artists and repertory (A&R), advertising, publishing,        advanced modules offered by Art, Design, Media,
design, agent work, criticism, media production, festival    Language and Music. In Semester 2 students will have
management etc. concert promoter, cinema manager.            a choice of completing a practical industry project
Further study in Law, Journalism, Creative Digital Media,    through Real World Learning or writing a dissertation on
Advertising, Art, Design, Arts Administration, Public        a topic in the area of creative and cultural industries.
Relations, Business and Marketing etc.

An international dimension is promoted by the provision,
throughout the three years of the programme, of courses
in major world languages and related intercultural
                                                             What other options
studies and communication.
                                                             do I have after completion?
                                                             Students who have reached the appropriate honours
                                                             standards may have access to a range of Masters Degrees
                                                             in DIT and elsewhere in Higher Education.


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                                                                                                                       Module                                                                  DT407
                                                                                                                                                                   Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                   Listing             Minimum № of
 EALAÍONA CÓCAIREACHTA                                                                                                                                               Subjects     Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                               4 YEARS
 BA (EALAÍONA CÓCAIREACHTA) Leibhéal 8                                                                                 Year One
                                                                                                                       Gastronomy                                       6            2
                                                                                                                       Food & Life Sciences                                                    APPROX
 CULINARY ARTS                                                                                                         Culinary Arts Performance
                                                                                                                       Gastronomic Art & Design
                                                                                                                                                                     Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                      Maths       Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                               68 PLACES
 BA (CULINARY ARTS) Level 8                                                                                                                                                                    LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                       Information Technology                         OD3          OD3
                                                                                                                       Internship & Language                                                   CATHAL
                                                                                                                       Year Two
                                                                                                                                                                          Other                BRUGHA ST
What is                                                    Learning Outcomes:          What will I                     Gastronomy
                                                                                                                       Gastronomic Art & Design
                                                                                                                                                                       Requirements
                                                                                                                                                                    At least OD3 in one of:
                                                                                                                                                                    Irish, French, German,
Culinary Arts?                                              study on this programme?                                   Culinary Arts/Food & Beverage Performance
                                                                                                                       Food & Life Sciences                            Spanish or Italian.
                                                                                                                       Language
                                                                                                                       Culinary Operations Management
This is a unique programme which reflects developments
in Culinary Arts education world-wide. It combines
                                                           Among the features of the programme is the
                                                           availability of study options reflecting the diversity of
                                                                                                                       IT
                                                                                                                       Culinary Arts & Professional Internship
                                                                                                                                                                   Further               Information
practical reflective classes in kitchens and restaurants   career opportunities available to graduates. Students
                                                                                                                       Year Three                                  School of Culinary Arts & Food Technology
with an indepth theoretical knowledge-base and the         are required to complete supervised professional            Gastronomy                                  F: 01 402 4344 (School Secretary)
development of communication, critical thinking,           internships (work placement) in industry as part of the     Culinary Arts Immersion
                                                                                                                                                                   E: scaft@dit.ie
problem solving and personal skills in the participants.   programme.                                                  Financial & Cost Accountancy
                                                                                                                       Research Methods                            W: www.dit.ie/culinary
This degree programme reflects the strong partnership
                                                                                                                       Food Product Development
between education, the individual student and the
                                                                                                                       Professional Internship
hospitality and food industries.
                                                                                                                       Language

                                                           What other options                                          Options
                                                                                                                       Year Four

                                                           do I have after completion?                                 Gastronomy

What are my                                                                                                            Culinary Arts Production
                                                                                                                       Culinary Arts Major
                                                                                                                       Food Product Development
Career Opportunities?                                      Students who have reached the appropriate honours
                                                           standard may have access to a range of Masters Degrees
                                                                                                                       Food Entrepreuneurship
                                                                                                                       Dissertation & Options
                                                           in DIT and elsewhere in Higher Education. The MSc in
This programme provides the qualifications, knowledge      Culinary Innovation and Food Product Development
and skills required to be successful in a variety of       may be of particular interest.
career opportunities. The programme recognises the
diversity of Culinary Arts in the Hospitality and Food
Service Industries and career paths open to graduates
include: Culinary Arts/Restaurant Management, Chefs,
Entrepreneurs (owners & managers, consultancy),
Media, Teaching, Education, Research, Food Writing,
Food Product Development and Wine Promotion.




                                                                                                                                                                                                               14|15
  REAMHEOLAIRE          2013/UNDERGRATE PROSPECTUS 2013
  RÉAMHEOLAIRE FOCHÉIME 2013/UNDERGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 2013

                                                                                                                                  Module                                                                                 DT416
                                                                                                                                                                                        Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                            Listing                         Minimum № of
  FIONTRAÍOCHT CÓCAIREACHTA                                                                                                                                                               Subjects     Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4 YEARS
  BSc (FIONTRAÍOCHT CÓCAIREACHTA) Leibhéal 8                                                                                      Year One
                                                                                                                                  Management Principles                                      6            2
                                                                                                                                  Food & Beverage Studies                                                                 APPROX
  CULINARY ENTREPRENEURSHIP                                                                                                       Food Safety
                                                                                                                                  Communications
                                                                                                                                                                                          Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                           Maths       Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          32 PLACES
  BSc (CULINARY ENTREPRENEURSHIP) Level 8                                                                                                                                                                                 LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                                  International Bar Service & Commodities                  OD3          OD3
                                                                                                                                  Artisan 1 & 2                                                                           CATHAL
                                                                                                                                  Food & Beverage Service                                      Other                      BRUGHA ST
What is                                                          Learning Outcomes:             What will I
                                                                                                                                  Introductory Nutrition
                                                                                                                                  Culinary Information Systems
                                                                                                                                                                                            Requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                         At least OD3 in one of:
                                                                                                                                  Marketing:                                             Irish, French, German,
 Culinary Entrepreneurship?                                       study on this programme?                                        Year Two                                                  Spanish or Italian.
                                                                                                                                  Artisan 3
 If you love food and wine and want to be an                     The first two years of the programme provide students
                                                                                                                                  Wine Studies 1
                                                                                                                                  Human Resource Management                             What our                   Students say!
 entrepreneur, manage and operate your own business              with practical skills in kitchens, restaurants and bar           Introductory Accountancy
 - or work with an international company then this               operations including a supervised professional internship        International Legal Studies
 programme is for you. The BSc (Honours) in Culinary             (work placement) and develops in-depth theoretical,              Food & Beverage Hospitality Management                •	 The Culinary Entrepreneurship Honours Degree
 Entrepreneurship provides you with the knowledge and            academic knowledge and understanding of the food                 Nutrition 2                                              programme offers students a great balance between
 practical skills necessary to operate your own culinary         related industries. The kitchen skills focus on Artisan          Food and Beverage Service                                practical and theoretical studies. The programme offers
                                                                                                                                  Introduction Artisan Baking                              students a fabulous network of support and enables
 business reflecting the development and professional            cookery. An Artisan is a highly skilled specialised
 practice of food and beverage industries world-wide.            individual who uses knowledge and skill to create a              Year Three                                               endless opportunity.
                                                                                                                                  Research Methodology                                  •	 I found the course very interesting with a good balance
 The programme builds on the strong links between;               unique food entrepreneurial product. Examples include
                                                                                                                                  Consumer Behaviour
 food, wine, culinary practice and business, providing           breads of specialist grain, raw milk cheese, dried & fresh                                                                of subjects. To date I have enjoyed the course as it
                                                                                                                                  Hospitality Law
 students with the opportunity to work in dynamic food           pasta, chutneys & preserves, confectionery, charcuterie,         Operations Management Systems                            provides a healthy mix of management classes, food
 and beverage related industries.                                food products fit for sale or distribution to credible artisan   Innovation                                               and beverage based classes and some practical work as
                                                                 and delicatessen retail outlets and farmers’ markets.            Change Management & Creativity                           well. All the lecturers are very helpful and I would have
                                                                                                                                  Financial and Cost Accounting                            no problem recommending this course to any person

What are my
                                                                                                                                  International Internship                                 thinking of a career in the hospitality/restaurant sector.
                                                                 The programme has three Artisan modules which have
                                                                                                                                  Year Four
                                                                 been designed to equip the food enthusiast with the
                                                                                                                                  Financial Management
 Career Opportunities?                                           knowledge and skills to develop their own food product.
                                                                 The Artisan begins with Module 1 - an understanding
                                                                                                                                  Hospitality Quality Service Management
                                                                                                                                  Dissertation Research
                                                                 of how to cook, progressing to the production and                New Food Product Development
 There are diverse opportunities available including: culinary   development of a range of Artisan food products and              Project Management & Entrepreneurship
 event management in restaurants, hotels, hospitality            progresses to Module 2 which extends the learner’s               Occupational Health & Safety
                                                                                                                                  Managing Training & Development
 organisations, food and beverage management. There are          knowledge to the production of a unique specialised
                                                                                                                                  Options
 entrepreneurial opportunities for ownership of a variety        product and which ends with a viable business plan
 of culinary and food based operations. In addition there        which will be tested at farmers’ markets with a view to
 are opportunities for graduates in consultancy, research,       setting up their own business. Artisan Module 3 is based
 postgraduate education and lecturing in the extensive
 field of food and beverage related programmes following
                                                                 on Master Craft techniques.                                      Further               Information
 suitable experience.                                            In year three, students have the option of national or           School of Culinary Arts & Food Technology
                                                                 international internship (work placement) reflecting the         T: 01 402 7568 (Ms Gereva Hackett, Programme Chair)
                                                                 diversity of the culinary entrepreneurship programme             F: 01 402 4344 (School Office)

What other options                                               and our strong industry links to develop the participants
                                                                 professional skills. Years three and four focus on the
                                                                                                                                  E: gereva.hackett@dit.ie
                                                                                                                                  E: scaftt@dit.ie
                                                                 everyday needs of a dynamic culinary entrepreneur.
do I have after completion?                                                                                                       W: www.dit.ie/culinary


                                                                                                             d
Students who have reached the appropriate honours
standard may have access to a range of Masters Degrees
                                                                 Are there study broa options?
                                                                                a
in DIT and elsewhere in Higher Education. The MSc in
Culinary Innovation and Food Product Development                 This programme offers the learner international work
may be of particular interest.                                   experience opportunities.


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  RÉAMHEOLAIRE FOCHÉIME 2013/UNDERGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 2013

                                                                                                                                Module                                                                                         DT544
                                                                                                                                                                                               Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                          Listing                                  Minimum № of
  DEARADH - (INTÍ & TROSCÁN)                                                                                                                                                                      Subjects    Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                4 YEARS
  BA (DEARADH) Leibhéal 8                                                                                                       Year One
                                                                                                                                Design Fundamentals:                                                 6           2
                                                                                                                                Form & Space; Structure; Proportion; Perception & Colour;                                       APPROX
  DESIGN - (INTERIOR & FURNITURE)                                                                                               Anthropometrics & Ergonomics.
                                                                                                                                Design Communications:
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Maths      Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                30 PLACES
  BA (DESIGN) Level 8                                                                                                                                                                                                           LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                                Observational Drawing; Design illustration with Photography;
                                                                                                                                Construction Studies; CAD.                                                                      MOUNTJOY SQ
                                                                                                                                Critical Theory:                                                       Other

What is                                                          Learning Outcomes:            What will I
                                                                                                                                Introduction to Design; Design & Contemporary Society.
                                                                                                                                Year Two
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Applicants must
                                                                                                                                                                                                 submit a portfolio on
 Design (Interior & Furniture)?                                   study on this programme?                                      Design Fundamentals:
                                                                                                                                Recreation; Storage; Internal Structure.                          March 7th/8th 2013
                                                                                                                                Interior Design:
 The desire of recent generations to live and work in
 aesthetically pleasing environments has driven the
                                                                 The programme is aimed at people who wish to work
                                                                 in the area of interior and furniture design. It has strong
                                                                                                                                Sustainability; Commercial & Domestic; Retail.
                                                                                                                                Furniture Design:                                              What our                   Students say!
                                                                                                                                Workstations; Flexible Living; Contract Furniture.
 demand for experts in the area of interior design and           links with business and manufacturing industries               Design Communications:
 furniture design. The BA Design - Interior and Furniture,       and allows students to specialise in either interior or        Design Fabrication & CAD.                                      What is enjoyable? I’ve made some life-long friends,
 provides training and education for professionals in this       furniture design in their third year. The programme is         Critical Theory:
                                                                                                                                                                                               learned from some incredibly talented tutors and have
 niche area.                                                     based on three areas of study - Design Fundamentals,           Modernism in Design & Theories of the Twentieth Century.
                                                                                                                                                                                               enjoyed every project thoroughly. The variety of design
                                                                 Design Communications and Critical Theory. In Design           Year Three
                                                                                                                                                                                               projects means there is something enjoyable for everyone.
                                                                                                                                Interior Design:
                                                                 Fundamentals, students engage in a fundamental and                                                                            What do you learn? We learn the skills that shows off
What are my
                                                                                                                                Building Regulations; Hospitality; Retail; Universal Design.
                                                                 developmental study of design practice through a wide                                                                         our imagination in a physical piece of work that can be
                                                                                                                                Furniture Design:
                                                                 variety of studio projects. The Design Communications          Structure & Material; Outdoor Furniture; Modular Systems;      presented to future clients.
 Career Opportunities?                                           strand focuses on developing the student’s visualising
                                                                 skills and subjects include Computer Aided Design
                                                                                                                                Comfort; Self Assembly; Workstation.
                                                                                                                                Design Communications:
                                                                                                                                                                                               What is useful? Learning valuable skills that are vital in
                                                                                                                                                                                               the design profession, such as CAD, Photoshop, Illustrator
                                                                 (CAD), Drawing and Design Realisation. Through Critical        Digital Modelling.
                                                                                                                                                                                               and Sketchup.
 Graduates of the BA in Design - Interior and Furniture,                                                                        Critical Theory:
                                                                 Theory the key issues in the history and theory of design                                                                     Why do it? It’s an interesting and challenging subject that
                                                                                                                                After Modernism & theories of modernity; Thesis Preparation;
 find work in design practices, architectural firms, furniture   are covered. In Years two and three, students have the                                                                        has new materials and trends coming out all the time.
                                                                                                                                Professional Practice.
 manufacturing firms, display and exhibition companies           opportunity to broaden their visual education by taking
                                                                                                                                Year Four
 and as private designers.                                       a number of optional modules from the Fine Art and             Interior Design:
                                                                 Visual Communication areas. The main part of the final         Research; Concept Development; Thesis Resolution; Thesis
                                                                 year focuses on the Design Thesis in which the student         Presentation.
                                                                 is expected to present a systematic and structured             Furniture Design:
                                                                 solution to a challenging design problem. Students are         Research; Concept Development; Thesis Resolution; Thesis

What other options                                               expected to create an integrated design solution which
                                                                                                                                Presentation.

                                                                 is original, creative and imaginative and displays a high
do I have after completion?                                      level of technical skill in the final presentation. Students
                                                                 also present a 10,000 word dissertation on an approved

Students who have reached the appropriate honours
                                                                 topic in design.
                                                                                                                                Further              Information
standard may have access to a range of Masters degrees
in DIT and elsewhere in Higher Education.                                                                                       School of Art, Design & Printing
                                                                                                                                T: 01 402 4138 (Secretary)
                                                                                     d
                                                                 Are there study broa options?                                  F: 01 402 4297
                                                                                                                                E: artdesignprinting@dit.ie
                                                                                a                                               W: www.dit.ie/design-interiorfurnituredt544
                                                                 There is a comprehensive Erasmus programme
                                                                 connecting with over 15 European schools of design and
                                                                 an exchange programme with Columbia College Chicago.




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 RÉAMHEOLAIRE FOCHÉIME 2013/UNDERGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 2013

                                                                                                                    Module                                                                                       DT545
                                                                                                                                                                                      Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                Listing                                   Minimum № of
 DEARADH - (CUMARSÁID AMHAIRC)                                                                                                                                                           Subjects    Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 4 YEARS
 BA (DEARADH) Leibhéal 8                                                                                            Year One
                                                                                                                    Studio Practice:                                                        6          2
                                                                                                                    Visual Exploration & Design Process; What is Design?                                         APPROX
 DESIGN - (VISUAL COMMUNICATION)                                                                                    (Professional Practice); Drawing; Design Applications.
                                                                                                                    Critical Theory:
                                                                                                                                                                                        Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                          Maths     Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 38 PLACES
 BA (DESIGN) Level 8                                                                                                                                                                                             LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                    Introduction to Design; Design and Contemporary Society.
                                                                                                                    Year Two                                                                                     MOUNTJOY SQ
                                                                                                                                                                                              Other
                                                                                                                    Studio Practice:
What is                                                  Learning Outcomes:          What will I                    Design for Print Media; Design for Digital Media; Image-
                                                                                                                    Making; Design & Career Management (Professional Practice);
                                                                                                                                                                                           Requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                          Applicants must
                                                                                                                                                                                        submit a portfolio on
Visual Communication ?                                    study on this programme?                                  Drawing; Design Applications.
                                                                                                                    Critical Theory:                                                     March 7th/8th 2013
                                                                                                                    Modernism in Design. Students can also take a number of

                                                                                                                                                                                      Further
                                                                                                                    optional modules from Fine Art and Interior & Furniture Design.
Breathing life into images, text and concepts, turning
them on their head and communicating them in a fresh
                                                         This four year honours degree programme is aimed
                                                         at people who wish to become graphic designers,            Year Three                                                                             Information
                                                                                                                    Studio Practice:
way to a wide audience is the work of the BA Design -    illustrators, typographers, and digital media designers.
                                                                                                                    Design for Print Media; Design for Digital Media; Image-          School of Art, Design & Printing
Visual Communication graduate                            Through examining how image and text work together,        making; Professional Practice.                                    T: 01 402 4138 (Secretary)
                                                         you will learn how to design and visually communicate      Critical Theory:
                                                                                                                                                                                      F: 01 402 4297
                                                         through print and digital media. The programme is           After Modernism; Thesis Preparation. Students can also take
                                                                                                                                                                                      E: artdesignprinting@dit.ie
                                                         principally studio based where you will work on a wide     a number of optional modules from Fine Art and Interior and
                                                                                                                    Furniture Design.                                                 W: www.dit.ie/design-viscommndt545

What are my
                                                         variety of projects that explore typography, image-
                                                         making (illustration and photography) and digital          Year Four
                                                                                                                    Studio Practice:
                                                         media. Supporting the practice based studio work;
Career Opportunities?                                    critical theory introduces students to design practice
                                                                                                                    Visual Communication; Professional Practice.
                                                                                                                    Critical Theory:
                                                         and key issues in the history and theory of design.        Thesis
Graduates of the BA in Design – Visual Communication
work in design consultancies, advertising agencies,
publishing, media groups and in private practice.



                                                         What other options
                                      d                  do I have after completion?
Are there study broa options?
               a
                                                         Students who have reached the appropriate honours
There is a comprehensive Erasmus programme connecting
                                                         standard may have access to a range of Masters degrees
with over 15 European schools of design.
                                                         in DIT and elsewhere in Higher Education




                                                                                                                                                                                                                             20|21
  RÉAMHEOLAIRE FOCHÉIME 2013/UNDERGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 2013

                                                                                                                        Module                                                                                       DT529
                                                                                                                                                                                  Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                Listing                               Minimum № of
  DRÁMAÍOCHT - (LÉIRIÚ)                                                                                                                                                              Subjects     Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     3 YEARS
  BA (DRÁMAÍOCHT LÉIRIÚ) Leibhéal 8                                                                                     Year One
                                                                                                                        Acting                                                          6            2
                                                                                                                        Voice and Speech                                                                             APPROX
  DRAMA - (PERFORMANCE)                                                                                                 Ensemble Performance
                                                                                                                        Movement, Singing and Dance
                                                                                                                                                                                    Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                      Maths       Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     25 PLACES
  BA (DRAMA PERFORMANCE) Level 8                                                                                                                                                                                     LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                        Drama Facilitation                                                         OD3
                                                                                                                        Critical Analysis                                                                            RATHMINES RD
                                                                                                                                                                                          Other
                                                                                                                        Year Two
What is                                                      Learning Outcomes:          What will I                    Monologue and Scene Study
                                                                                                                        Shakespeare and the Acted Word
                                                                                                                                                                                       Requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                   Applicants must attend
                                                                                                                                                                                    an audition/interview
 Drama (Performance)?                                         study on this programme?                                  Irish Drama and Modern Drama
                                                                                                                        Renaissance Drama to Romantic Drama                            in March/April.
                                                                                                                        Movement, Singing, Dance and Combat
 The BA in Drama (Performance) is a three-year, full-time
 programme in practical drama training and education.
                                                             You will study fundamental acting techniques, voice
                                                             and language in performance (including Shakespeare),
                                                                                                                        Theatre in Education
                                                                                                                        Year Three
                                                                                                                                                                                  What our                    Students say!
                                                                                                                        Acting to Camera
 DIT Conservatory has over 20 years experience in drama      and performance in a variety of cultural, historical and                                                             Aoife Courtney
                                                                                                                        Radio Drama
 training and is one of the leading drama providers          aesthetic contexts.                                        Contemporary Theatre and Drama                            “My education from the Conservatory of Music and drama
 in Ireland. DIT Drama graduates have had national                                                                      Movement, Singing and Combat                              made me a confident, well rounded, theatre-artist. Since
 and international success as actors, directors, drama       You will also develop your body through movement,          Drama in Social Contexts
                                                                                                                                                                                  my graduation I have worked as an actor, dancer, theatre
 facilitators, and drama researchers.                        singing dance and combat. You will learn how to use        Graduating Production
                                                                                                                                                                                  director and most recently a choreographer.
                                                                                                                        Thesis
                                                             drama in social and educational contexts through
                                                                                                                        Recital
                                                             performance and running workshops and you will learn                                                                 DIT taught me how to research and take responsibility for
                                                             how to analyse and write about a wide range of drama                                                                 my own art making. Since graduating I have had several
What are my                                                  and performance.                                                                                                     grants to travel abroad to study in Seattle, Massachusetts,
                                                                                                                        Audition                                                  New York and recently attend a European conference on
 Career Opportunities?                                       Over the three years, there are two small-scale                                                                      the performing arts in Copenhagen.
                                                             productions and a large-scale graduating production.       Applicants must apply through the CAO by 1 February.
                                                             While practical performance is at the core of the                                                                    Some of my career highlights to date include; A year long
 Graduates go on to work as actors, directors, drama                                                                    DIT will then send out an audition request form,
                                                             programme, you will be required to undertake                                                                         mentorship by Fishamble Theatre Company as an emerging
 facilitators and researchers. Among the many places where                                                              which applicants must complete and return to DIT. All
                                                             substantial academic research and analysis as well.                                                                  director. Staging my first group choreography, Flock, in
 recent DIT Drama graduates have been employed are: The                                                                 applicants, including Mature applicants and Advanced
                                                                                                                                                                                  Castletown House, Co. Kildare. Working as a dance artist
 Abbey Theatre, The Gate Theatre, The Royal Shakespeare                                                                 Entry applicants must participate in the audition.
                                                                                                                                                                                  in residency with Genesis Collective, Dance House. Acting
 Company, RTÉ, BBC, London’s West End, Buena Vista                                                                                                                                with Gavin Kostick in ‘Heart of Darkness’ (winner Spirit of the
 Films International, Showtime, TEAM Educational Theatre                                                                The audition usually consists of:
                                                                                                                                                                                  Fringe). Commissioning a new play, ‘Jetlag Waltz’, by John
 Company, Smashing Times Theatre Company and schools                                                                    •	 a practical group workshop
                                                                                                                                                                                  Grogan for my company Ready Fire Aim. Running a monthly
 and healthcare centres in Ireland and abroad.                                                                          •	 performance of a 2-3 minute monologue from a play of
                                                                                                                                                                                  arts night, Art Party, to showcase new music, dance and
                                                                                                                            your choice (something close to your own age range,
                                                                                                                                                                                  theatre talent in Dublin in the workman’s club.”
                                                                                                                            experience and social context is recommended)
                                                                                                                        •	 a short written response to a set text
                                                                                                                                                                                  Gavin Fullam
                                                                                                                                                                                  Recent Theatre includes: MACBETH for Second Age
What other options                                                                                                                                                                Theatre Co., 16 POSSIBLE GLIMPSES, MACBETH and
                                                                                                                                                                                  CHRIST DELIVER US at the Abbey Theatre, THE FIELD for

do I have after completion?                                                                                             Further            Information
                                                                                                                                                                                  Lane Productions, ARCADIA at the Gate Theatre and WELL
                                                                                                                                                                                  OF DREAMS at the Oisin Gallery.

Recent DIT Drama graduates have gone on to practical                                                                    Conservatory of Music and Drama                           Film and TV work includes: SMALL TIME for Fail Safe Films,
Master’s programmes in performance and postgraduate                                                                     T: 01 402 7815                                            THE TAKE for Sky One, REIGN OF FIRE for Buena Vista
academic research (including PhD level) in Trinity                                                                      E: conservatory@dit.ie                                    Films and FOUNTAIN PEN OF DOOM for the Canadian
College Dublin, UCD, UCC, University College London,                                                                    W: www.dit.ie/conservatory                                Broadcasting Corporation.
The Central School of Speech and Drama, Mountview
                                                                                                                                                                                  On the DIT Drama Programme; “The three years are really
Academy of Theatre Arts and The Royal Welsh College of
                                                                                                                                                                                  intensive...the course is indispensable for those looking to
Music and Drama.
                                                                                                                                                                                  pursue a career in drama.”



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            22|23
 RÉAMHEOLAIRE FOCHÉIME 2013/UNDERGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 2013

                                                                                                                           Module                                                                                              DT572
                                                                                                                                                                                              Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                       Listing                                    Minimum № of
 OIDEACHAS LUATHAOISE LEANAÍ                                                                                                                                                                     Subjects    Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                3 YEARS
 BA (OIDEACHAS LUATHAOISE LEANAÍ) Leibhéal 8                                                                               Year One
                                                                                                                           Psychology & Child Development:                                          6           2
                                                                                                                           The Early Years - Introduction to Early Education - Professional                                     APPROX
 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION                                                                                                 Practice Issues 1
                                                                                                                           Child Health:
                                                                                                                                                                                                Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Maths      Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                40 PLACES
 BA (EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION) Level 8                                                                                                                                                                                         LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                           The Early Years - Art in Early Education 1 - Drama in Education        OD3          OD3
                                                                                                                           1 - Supervised Practice Placement 1                                                                  MOUNTJOY SQ
                                                                                                                           Social Theory 1:                                                           Other

What is                                                        Learning Outcomes:          What will I
                                                                                                                           The Early Years -Research Methods 1
                                                                                                                           Year Two
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                                All students will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                vetted by An Garda
Early Childhood Education?                                      study on this programme?                                   Child Development 2:
                                                                                                                            The Early Years - Psychological Adjustment during the Early               Síochána.
                                                                                                                           Years - Early Education Intermediate - ICT in the Early Years
The Partnership 2000 Expert Working Group on
Childcare defines Early Childhood Education as follows:
                                                               The Learning Outcomes are set out in accordance
                                                               with the NQAI framework and developed related to
                                                                                                                           -Professional Practice Issues 2
                                                                                                                           Options:                                                           What our                   Students say!
                                                                                                                           Art in Early Education 2 or Drama in Education 2 - Supervised
... Day care facilities and services for pre-school children   Knowledge, Know-how/ Skill and Competence.                  Practice Placement 2 - Social Theory & Legal Issues 2 - Research
and school-going children out of school hours. It includes                                                                 Methods 2                                                          •	 In First Year of DIT my work experience placement was
services offering care, education and socialisation                                                                        Year Three                                                            based in a private childcare setting working with pre-
opportunities for children to the benefit of children,                                                                     Assessing & Planning for Early Learning
                                                                                                                                                                                                 school children. I really enjoyed this placement but
parents, employers and the wider community. Thus                                                                           Perspectives on Early Childhood Education:
services such as preschools, naí¬onraí, day-care services,     What other options                                          Issues in Policy, Practice & Research - Working with Families
                                                                                                                           - Child Protection in Early Years Services -Development of
                                                                                                                                                                                                 felt I would love something with a greater challenge.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Third year was definitely a challenge for me in my
crèches, playgroups, childminding and after-school groups                                                                                                                                        placement in Barnardos Child and Family Centre. I
are included, but schools (primary, secondary and special)      do I have after completion?                                Business & Management Skills in Early Years Services
                                                                                                                           Options:                                                              learned a lot here, as it was hands-on, working with
and residential centres for children are not. (Partnership                                                                 Bilingualism or Outdoor Play                                          both the children and their families. I really enjoyed
2000 Expert Working Group Report, 1999, p. 116)                                                                            Supervised Practice Placement 3
                                                               Graduates of this Level 8 programme will be eligible to                                                                           this placement. In second year I was on placement in
                                                                                                                           Research Methods 3
                                                               Progress to Masters Degrees (Level 9) in a wide range of    Dissertation
                                                                                                                                                                                                 the Children’s University Hospital, Temple Street where
                                                               disciplines across the Social Sciences, e.g. MA in Child,                                                                         I worked alongside Hospital Play Specialists providing
                                                               Family and Community Studies, Graduate Diploma in                                                                                 play for sick children and young people in the playroom
What are my                                                                                                                                                                                      and on the wards. I absolutely loved this placement and
                                                                                                                           Further
                                                               Education (Primary Teaching).
                                                                                                                                                  Information                                    I was lucky enough to get a job there
Career Opportunities?                                                                                                                                                                         •	 As a mature student with over fifteen years experience
                                                                                   d                                       School of Social Sciences & Law                                       in the vocational area I gained entry to the second

Graduates of the Early Childhood Education degree work
                                                               Are there study broa options?                               T: 01 402 4164 (School Office)                                        year of the programme as a result of the advanced
                                                                              a                                            E: socialsciences@dit.ie                                              entry process. Age did not prevent me from actively
as practitioners and as managers in an early years setting                                                                 W: www.dit.ie/socialscienceslaw                                       participating in a programme which allowed for learning
such as crèches, day nurseries, pre-schools, after-school      Students are offered the opportunity to apply to do
                                                                                                                                                                                                 from lecturers who imparted deep and vast amount of
services, special education services, early start classrooms   an Erasmus exchange in the 4th semester (Spring Year
                                                                                                                                                                                                 knowledge in subject areas linking theory to practice.
and family centres. Graduates also work in the area of         2) of the programme. (These arrangements may be
                                                                                                                                                                                                 The support and encouragement which I received
project development and in management positions in the         subject to change).
                                                                                                                                                                                                 from lecturers and fellow students kept me highly
Health Service Executive, country childcare committees
                                                                                                                                                                                                 motivated throughout. The curriculum is extremely
and in public and voluntary organisations.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 relevant to current policies and practices and class sizes
                                                                                                                                                                                                 are great. My experience at DIT Mountjoy Square was
                                                                                                                                                                                                 a very worthwhile one and I would recommend the
                                                                                                                                                                                                 programme to anyone who wishes to pursue a career
                                                                                                                                                                                                 in early childhood education.




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 RÉAMHEOLAIRE FOCHÉIME 2013/UNDERGRADUATE PROSPECTUS 2013

                                                                                                                             Module                                                                                         DT517
                                                                                                                                                                                                Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                         Listing                                    Minimum № of
 LÉANN AN BHÉARLA & TEANGACHA                                                                                                                                                                     Subjects     Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             4 YEARS
 BA (LÉANN AN BHÉARLA & TEANGACHA) Leibhéal 8                                                                                Year One
                                                                                                                             Composition and Writing Skills, Text & Research, English-               6            2
                                                                                                                             Speaking World Cinema, Introduction to Cultural Image,                                          APPROX
 ENGLISH STUDIES & LANGUAGES                                                                                                 Introduction to Linguistics, Text & Narrative, French/German/
                                                                                                                             Spanish Language & Society, French/German/Spanish
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Maths         Eng
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             25 PLACES
 BA (ENGLISH STUDIES & LANGUAGES) Level 8                                                                                                                                                                                    LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                             Communication, French/German/Spanish Modern Literature                OD3          HC3
                                                                                                                             Year Two                                                                                        KEVIN ST
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Other
                                                                                                                             American Vantage Points, Communicative Fluency,       Texts for
What is                                                       Learning Outcomes:            What will I                      Stage & Screen, Intercultural Studies, Language
                                                                                                                             & Teaching, French/German/Spanish Translation,
                                                                                                                                                                                   Learning
                                                                                                                                                                                    French/
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                                  At least a HC3 in one
                                                                                                                                                                                                  of: French, German or
English Studies & Languages?                                   study on this programme?                                      German/Spanish Professional Communication,
                                                                                                                             German/Spanish Classic & Contemporary Literature
                                                                                                                                                                                    French/
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Spanish.
                                                                                                                             Year Three
This degree will give you a high professional qualification
in English with a thorough knowledge of another
                                                              The programme is offered by the School of Languages
                                                              at DIT. You will benefit from its international reputation,
                                                                                                                             Abroad
                                                                                                                             Year Four                                                          Further                Information
language - French, German or Spanish. The programme           experience and knowledge.                                      Dissertation, Modernism & 20th Century English Literature,
                                                                                                                             English Literature of Ireland, Teaching English & Drama, Writing   School of Languages
is evenly divided between the study of English and the
                                                                                                                             for Professional Purposes, Creative & Imaginative Writing,         E: languages@dit.ie
foreign language. It includes a survey course of literature   The key characteristic of the BA English Studies and
                                                                                                                             French/German/Spanish Language Current Affairs, French/            W: www.dit.ie/schooloflanguages
in English, modules in language learning and teaching         Languages is that it will allow you to develop a high          German/Spanish Translation Studies, French/ Spanish Literary
as well as modules aimed to develop composition               level of competence in the use of English in professional      & Critical Studies, German Literature of the Goethezeit
skills for specific purposes. It also includes modules        settings in combination with attaining proficiency in the
designed to improve your written and oral competence          chosen foreign language.
in French, German or Spanish and it provides you with
the opportunity to develop an in-depth understanding          In this programme, you will study key cultural and
of the foreign language literature and culture.               literary texts in English. You will also develop a clear
                                                              understanding of what is involved in language learning
                                                              and teaching as well as gain valuable insights on how to
                                                              use language effectively in professional settings.
What are my
                                                              You will also study modules in French or German or
Career Opportunities?                                         Spanish language, culture and literature. Foreign language
                                                              modules aim to develop communicative competence,
                                                              linguistic accuracy, cultural and intercultural proficiency.
The combination of English and either French, German or       They also provide you with the opportunity to acquire an
Spanish will open many career paths for future graduates.     understanding of key cultural and literary themes in French
The demand for professionally trained communicators in        or German or Spanish.
English is inexhaustible and the added bonus of another
world language is a powerful combination. Graduates           The combination of English and foreign language modules
of this programme will have a wide choice of careers in       will bring about additional benefits and have a positive
communications, education, business, journalism, the          impact on intercultural awareness/communication,
information industries, government agencies and NGOs          translation studies and literary appreciation.
in Ireland and internationally.
                                                              The three years of study in DIT will be complemented
                                                              by a year in the country of the student’s major language
                                                              where they will have the option to study at a partner

What other options                                            institution or undertake a teaching assistantship.


do I have after completion?                                                                             d
                                                              Are there study broa options?
                                                                             a
Students who have reached the appropriate honours
standards may have access to a range of Post-Graduate         Students are required to spend the third year of the
and Master’s Degrees in DIT and elsewhere in higher           programme in the country of their foreign language,
education nationally and internationally.                     either as an English language assistant or as a student
                                                              in a partner university.
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                                                                                                                        Module                                                                                              DT413
                                                                                                                                                                                         Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                    Listing                                   Minimum № of
 BAINISTÍOCHT IMEACHTAÍ                                                                                                                                                                     Subjects       Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3 YEARS
 BSc (BAINISTÍOCHT IMEACHTAÍ) Leibhéal 8                                                                                Year One
                                                                                                                        Applied Communications                                                 6              2
                                                                                                                        Management,                                                                                         APPROX
 EVENT MANAGEMENT                                                                                                       Computer Applications,
                                                                                                                        Languages,
                                                                                                                                                                                            Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                             Maths        Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            20 PLACES
 BSc (EVENT MANAGEMENT) Level 8                                                                                                                                                                                             LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                        Event Industry Studies                                               OC3            OD3
                                                                                                                        Event Operations                                                                                    RATHMINES RD
                                                                                                                        Fundamentals of Accounting                                                Other

What is                                                    Learning Outcomes:           What will I
                                                                                                                        Marketing
                                                                                                                        Economics
                                                                                                                                                                                               Requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                            At least OD3 in one
                                                                                                                        In first year students are required to undertake 200 hours of       of: French, German,
Event Management?                                           study on this programme?                                    event related experience.                                          Spanish, Irish or Italian.
                                                                                                                        Year Two
Event management is the process by which an event
is planned, prepared and produced and the event
                                                           The overall aim of the BSc Event Management
                                                           programme is to develop the individual students by
                                                                                                                        Management Accounting - Costing & Decision Making
                                                                                                                        Database & Industry Software                                     What our                       Students say!
                                                                                                                        Languages,
manager’s job is to oversee and arrange every aspect       equipping them with the appropriate knowledge,               Event Planning
of the event including the finance and sponsorship,        understanding and professional management skills             Production & Staging                                             •	 I decided to apply for the full time course in event
marketing, health and safety, organising and controlling   necessary to be successful in the exciting and vibrant       Fund Raising & Sponsorship
                                                                                                                                                                                            management in DIT, wishing to pursue a career in the
all components, implementing and evaluating the            events industry through the provision of a carefully         Human Resource Management
                                                                                                                        Conference Management & 3 Optional Modules.                         events industry. Since then I have never looked back,
design, staging and all other associated activities.       designed and academically rigorous programme.                                                                                    partaking in endless work experience opportunities,
                                                                                                                        Year Three
                                                                                                                        Financial Accounting,                                               learning the theory behind events, planning, health &
The events industry is a young and exciting industry                                                                                                                                        safety, business and marketing to name but a few and
                                                                                                                        Event Health & Safety Management,
that has expanded rapidly in the last decade giving rise                                                                Event Industry Law                                                  even the odd mid week college night out! The whole
to an ever increasing demand for professional event
managers. This growth nationally and internationally
                                                           What other options                                           Conference & Event Marketing & 2 Optional Modules
                                                                                                                        Professional Placement
                                                                                                                                                                                            experience of going to college not only opened up so
                                                                                                                                                                                            many doors and opportunities for me in the industry but
has been fuelled by the increase in the number, size and
sophistication events.
                                                            do I have after completion?                                 A period of professional internship in the event industry is
                                                                                                                        undertaken in the 2nd semester of 3rd year, preceded by a
                                                                                                                                                                                            I got so much more from it. What the whole experience
                                                                                                                        tailored induction programme. The internship is arranged &          does for you is it equips you with the skills, knowledge,
                                                                                                                        supervised through the School of Hospitality Management &           experience and tools needed to get where you want to be
                                                           Students who have reached the appropriate honours
                                                                                                                        Tourism.                                                            in your career and prepares you for the next step in life as
                                                           standards may have access to a range of Post-Graduate
What are my                                                and Master’s Degrees in DIT and elsewhere in higher
                                                                                                                        Year Four
                                                                                                                        Risk Management,
                                                                                                                                                                                            well as making long life friendships along the way.
                                                                                                                                                                                         •	 The support given by DIT and the people involved behind
                                                           education nationally and internationally.                    Strategic Management
Career Opportunities?                                                                                                   Project Management
                                                                                                                                                                                            it should be embraced, and given the opportunity to
                                                                                                                                                                                            take a course, should be taken, given half the chance.
                                                                                                                        Research Methods
                                                                                                    d                                                                                       What I took from DIT and my time spent in college was
                                                           Are there study broa options?
                                                                                                                        Strategic Management Seminars
The programme is designed to enable graduates to gain                                                                   Public Relations                                                    much more than a great qualification but a life changing
employment in challenging positions with varying levels                   a                                             Management Accounting                                               experience of one of the most memorable times of my life.
of responsibility. Graduates with event management                                                                      A supervised Dissertation is undertaken by students this year.   •	 The course itself is extremely interesting and unlike other
competence can expect to find employment in areas such     In the 2nd semester of year two there may be opportunities
                                                                                                                                                                                            courses available it is largely focused practically on the
as event and entertainment enterprises, professional       to study at partner institutions in Europe under the
                                                                                                                                                                                            event industry, not just academically. One of the modules
conference organisers, national and regional tourism       Erasmus Programme. To date, Event Management
                                                           students have studied at the Budapest Business School;
                                                                                                                        Further               Information                                   requires 200 hours of work experience to be completed
organisations, hotels, public relations, self-employment                                                                                                                                    in first year. The experience gained from this part of the
project management, venue management, convention           the University of Savoi, France; the University of Applied   School of Hospitality Management & Tourism                          course is invaluable to learning about the event industry
bureaux, sports tourism, technology management,            Sciences, Finland; and the FH                                T: 01 402 4398 (Lucy Horan)                                         and puts you at a clear advantage over graduates from
community development, arts and music sectors,             Modul in Vienna.                                             E: tourism.hospitality@dit.ie                                       other courses that don’t get to experience the extent of
public sector support and financial institutions. There                                                                 E: lucy.horan@dit.ie                                                events that we do at DIT. Putting this course as number
are also opportunities in consultancy, research, and                                                                    W: www.dit.ie/hospitality                                           one on my CAO was one of the best decisions I’ve made
postgraduate education.                                                                                                                                                                     and I look forward to finishing my next three years at DIT.




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                                                                                                                                Module                                                                     DT504
                                                                                                                                                                          Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                            Listing           Minimum № of
 SCANNÁNAÍOCHT & CRAOLTÓIREACHT                                                                                                                                             Subjects    Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                           4 YEARS
 BA (SCANNÁNAÍOCHT & CRAOLTÓIREACHT) Leibhéal 8                                                                                 Production:
                                                                                                                                video                                          6           2
                                                                                                                                audio                                                                      APPROX
 FILM & BROADCASTING                                                                                                            stills photography
                                                                                                                                creative writing
                                                                                                                                                                            Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                             Maths      Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                           20 PLACES
 BA (FILM & BROADCASTING) Level 8                                                                                                                                                                          LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                                television production                                     HC3
                                                                                                                                drama                                                                      AUNGIER ST
                                                                                                                                documentary                                      Other

What is                                                        Learning Outcomes:             What will I
                                                                                                                                radio production
                                                                                                                                scriptwriting
                                                                                                                                                                              Requirements

                                                                                                                                media management
Film & Broadcasting?                                            study on this programme?                                        Critical Studies:
                                                                                                                                                                          What our
                                                                                                                                film studies                                                        Students say!
                                                                                                                                world cinema
Film & Broadcasting is about telling stories - whether         Our students develop original content in drama and               European cinema
fiction or factual. It combines high standards of training     documentary, working across diverse media formats                transnational cinemas                     •	 I’ve worked consistently since graduation as a
in production skills to make programmes - dramas               such as photography, video, radio, television, and digital       documentary studies                          Camera Assistant, and as a DV Camera Operator. - A
and documentaries for radio, television and cinema,            media. Using high quality facilities, students develop           audiences                                    sample of credits include The Clinic; Killinaskully 5;
                                                                                                                                popular culture
with a solid academic education in media theory and            professional production skills that are transferrable                                                         Whistleblower; Rock Rivals; The Runaway; Ondine;
                                                                                                                                media policy
contextual studies. While the core focus is on ‘traditional’   across increasingly convergent media environments.               media history                                Scissor Sisters (documentary); Celebrity Bainisteoir
media, students in this programme will also study ‘new’                                                                         Digital Cultures:                            2009; Dragons Den; The Apprentice; Bertie; Rasaí na
media forms, which still require all of the ‘traditional’      Modules in production are underpinned by theoretical             gameplay & ludology                          Gaillaimhe 2008; Leinster Heineken Cup Homecoming
skillsets and are really about delivering stories in           study in the relevant fields of documentary, narrative           ethics                                       2009; U2 360 Tour, Berlin; The Script
different formats or supporting ‘traditional’ story telling    film and broadcast forms, as well as a study of the cultural     the language used by the media
                                                                                                                                digital media in an information society
(e.g. a TV programme) in different ways.                       and sociological context in which the media operates.

                                                               F&B requires both passion and discipline. The best films,
                                                                                                                                introduction to digital technology
                                                                                                                                online production                         Further               Information
                                                                                                                                introduction to animation & authoring

What are my                                                    documentaries, and radio features, come from students
                                                               who are interested in the wider world, who have an
                                                                                                                                independent media research project        School of Media
                                                                                                                                                                          T: 01 402 3271 (Stella Downey)
Career Opportunities?                                          awareness of current affairs and how socio-political
                                                               forces shape and respond to society, who have curiosity
                                                                                                                                                                          E: stella.downey@dit.ie
                                                                                                                                                                          W: www.dit.ie/schoolofmedia
                                                               and openness - an eagerness to learn and to understand
Graduates work in all aspects of production and post-          people, systems (of all kinds), or history. Students in
production, in broadcasting, in corporate media, in film-      this stream will widen their production skills to develop
making. The graduate’s career path is largely determined       competencies in converged media production. They
by the individual’s interests and specialisations,             will also take complementary theoretical studies with a
although with a rounded education, our graduates are           specific focus on society in the digital age.
extremely flexible. Some go into the supporting roles of
production to work towards a career as a producer or
director, others go into cameras/cinematography, sound
recording, sound post-production, editing, programme
development; others go into journalistic roles.                What other options
                                                               do I have after completion?
                                          d
Are there study broa options?
                                                               Our graduates have gone on to a wide range of higher
                                                               degrees: some specialise in film or media studies, creative
               a                                               writing, or literature studies, others go into socio-political
                                                               research; some go into journalism, others digital media.
We have links with a range of European and US
                                                               The emphasis on independent research and the academic
institutions. These exchange opportunities are offered
                                                               process of writing a dissertation prepares our graduates
on a competitive basis. Our links include Columbia
                                                               extremely well for post-graduate studies.
College Chicago, Ryerson University in Toronto,
Metropolia University in Helsinki, and Paris 8.


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                                                                                                                            Module                                                                                   DT505
                                                                                                                                                                                    Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                       Listing                          Minimum № of
 SCANNÁNAÍOCHT & CRAOLTÓIREACHT LE TEANGA                                                                                                                                             Subjects     Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     4 YEARS
 BA (SCANNÁNAÍOCHT & CRAOLTÓIREACHT LE TEANGA) Leibhéal 8                                                                   Production:
                                                                                                                            video                                                        6            2
                                                                                                                            audio                                                                                    APPROX
 FILM & BROADCASTING WITH A LANGUAGE                                                                                        stills photography
                                                                                                                            creative writing
                                                                                                                                                                                      Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                       Maths       Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     20 PLACES
 BA (FILM & BROADCASTING WITH A LANGUAGE) Level 8                                                                                                                                                                    LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                            television production                                                   HC3
                                                                                                                            drama                                                                                    AUNGIER ST
                                                                                                                            documentary                                                    Other

What is                                                     Learning Outcomes:             What will I
                                                                                                                            radio production
                                                                                                                            scriptwriting
                                                                                                                                                                                        Requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                      At least HC3 in Irish
                                                                                                                            media management                                               or French
Film & Broadcasting with                                     study on this programme?                                       Critical Studies:
                                                                                                                            film studies
a Language ?                                                                                                                world cinema
                                                           Our students develop original content in drama and
                                                           documentary, working across diverse media formats such
                                                                                                                            European cinema
                                                                                                                            transnational cinemas
                                                                                                                                                                                    Further               Information
The course is about telling stories - whether fiction                                                                       documentary studies
                                                           as photography, video, radio, television, and digital media.                                                             School of Media
or factual. It combines high standards of training in                                                                       audiences
                                                           Using high quality facilities, students develop professional                                                             T: 01 402 3271 (Stella Downey)
production skills to make programmes - dramas and                                                                           popular culture
                                                           production skills that are transferrable across increasingly                                                             E: stella.downey@dit.ie
documentaries for radio, television and cinema, with a                                                                      media policy
                                                           convergent media environments.                                   media history                                           W: www.dit.ie/schoolofmedia
solid academic education in media theory and contextual
                                                                                                                            Language
studies. Students have the opportunity to study Gaeilge
                                                           Modules in production are underpinned by theoretical             modules in language skills
or French to degree level. Not only may they make                                                                           the media/literature/culture of the language
                                                           study in the relevant fields of documentary, narrative film
programmes (dramas or documentaries, visual and for                                                                         independent research project written in the language.
                                                           and broadcast forms, as well as a study of the cultural and
radio) in their language of study, they enjoy access to
                                                           sociological context in which the media operates.
relevant media and cultural studies. Language study
opens up new ways of thinking and exposes issues not
                                                           Film & Broadcasting with a language requires both passion
raised in our dominant Anglophone culture.
                                                           and discipline. The best films, documentaries, and radio
                                                           features, come from students who are interested in the

What are my
                                                           wider world, who have an awareness of current affairs and
                                                           how socio-political forces shape and respond to society,
                                                           who have curiosity and openness - an eagerness to learn
Career Opportunities?                                      and to understand people, systems (of all kinds), or history.


Students taking the Irish language stream will have        Students in the language stream study either French or
an obvious appeal for media organisations working          Irish to degree level. They will take modules exploring
through Gaeilge. Those taking French are well suited       the culture, media, and literature of their language. These
to working overseas. Graduates work in all aspects of      studies are supported by language skills modules.
production and post-production, in broadcasting, in
corporate media, in film-making. The graduate’s career
path is largely determined by the individual’s interests
and specialisations, although with a rounded education,
our graduates are extremely flexible.
                                                           What other options
                                                           do I have after completion?
                                       d
Are there study broa options?                              Our graduates have gone on to a wide range of higher
               a                                           degrees: some specialise in film or media studies, creative
                                                           writing, or literature studies, others go into socio-political
We have links with a variety of European and US
                                                           research; some go into journalism, others digital media.
institutions. These exchange opportunities are offered
                                                           The emphasis on independent research and the academic
on a competitive basis. Our links include Columbia
                                                           process of writing a dissertation prepares our graduates
College Chicago, Ryerson University in Toronto,
                                                           extremely well for post-graduate studies.
Metropolia University in Helsinki, and Paris 8. Students
taking Irish may complete an internship/experience
period in an Irish-language environment.
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                                                                                                                               Module                                                                                          DT546
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                            Listing                                     Minimum № of
 MÍNEALAÍN                                                                                                                                                                                            Subjects   Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                4 YEARS
 BA (MÍNEALAÍN) Leibhéal 8                                                                                                     Year One onwards:
                                                                                                                               Painting Media                                                            6          2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                APPROX
                                                                                                                               Sculpture Media
 FINE ART                                                                                                                      Print Media & Interdisciplinary Studies
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Maths     Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                38 PLACES
 BA (FINE ART) Level 8                                                                                                         New Media
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                               Drawing Media
                                                                                                                               Photography                                                                                      MOUNTJOY SQ
                                                                                                                               Professional Practice
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Other

What is                                                        Learning Outcomes:            What will I                       Critical Theory (Art Theory, History of Art, Aesthetics,
                                                                                                                               Psychology & Research Methodologies).
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Applicants must
                                                                                                                                                                                                     submit a portfolio on
Fine Art?                                                       study on this programme?                                       Year Three & Four the Students define their Studio Practice
                                                                                                                               of self-directed study. They are encouraged to develop                 March 7th/8th 2013
                                                                                                                               technical expertise + critical thinking in areas relevant to
The BA Fine Art is designed for students who wish to           The aims and objectives of the BA in Fine Art are to provide    practice with an emphasis on research & experimentation.

work as cultural producers in the Fine Art sector. The
programme is focused primarily on the acquisition
                                                               an educational context for students who wish to study
                                                               Fine Art practices and theories at an undergraduate level.
                                                                                                                               Year Four the students consolidate their modular programme
                                                                                                                               of self directed study of which Fine Art studio practice forms       Further              Information
                                                                                                                               the core, while continuing to engage in interdisciplinary
of knowledge and skills, which are necessary for a             It aims to equip the Fine Art student with appropriate skills   activities & practice.                                                School of Art, Design & Printing
graduate to operate as a visual artist in a competitive        to realise ideas and to foster in each student an articulate,   Finally, students are expected to articulate a critically informed    T: 01 402 4138 (Secretary)
environment, Nationally and Internationally. There             critical and informed understanding of contemporary             understanding of Fine Art history and contemporary theory.            F: 01 402 4297
is a major emphasis on developing the students’ skills         Fine Art, its evolution, contexts and critical discourses.      Students present an exhibition of work based on studio
                                                                                                                                                                                                     E: artdesignprinting@dit.ie
acquisition, creative intelligence and conceptual and          This Fine Art programme provides the intellectual               practice and a written thesis for graduation.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     W: adp.dit.ie
critical thinking abilities, which are integrated with         environment and technical resources to enable each                                                                                    W: www.facebook.com/ArtDesignPrinting
modules in Critical Theory and Professional Practice.          student to realise their own unique creative potential as
                                                               a professional artist.



What are my
                                                               In addition to their own art practice, each student is
                                                               encouraged to participate in the Broadcast Gallery
                                                                                                                               What other options
Career Opportunities?
                                                               housed in DIT Portland Row, on study trips to
                                                               international art events, national trips focussed on land
                                                                                                                               do I have after completion?
                                                               works, attend visiting lecturers, art survey sessions,
                                                               artists talks, and gallery and studio visits, the majority of   Students who have reached the appropriate honours
Graduates establish themselves as professional artists.
                                                               which are built in to the main programme. While working         standard have access to a range of taught Masters,
Many graduates from our programme successfully
                                                               within a modular structure students are constantly              MPhil and PhD degrees by research in DIT or elsewhere
continue to pursue postgraduate study in Ireland or
                                                               invited to see the interdisciplinary opportunities that         in Ireland and abroad.
abroad but also find employment in the cultural and
                                                               exist throughout the Fine Art modules and beyond,
community sectors working in galleries and in studios
                                                               mirroring the wide range of media and sources that is
as arts officers, as curators, as arts administrators and in
                                                               present in contemporary art practice.
the teaching sector in Ireland or abroad.
                                                               Our graduates can demonstrate the ability to originate,
                                                               develop and articulate concepts in Fine Art practices.
                                                               Articulate a practical and theoretical understanding of
                                          d
Are there study broa options?                                  Fine Art through essays, presentations, learning portfolios
                                                               and thesis. Apply a comprehensive level and appropriate
               a                                               range of material and technical skills to their practice.
In third year students are encouraged to participate           Manage self-directed study and implement independent
in the Erasmus programme which offers exchange                 learning strategies.
opportunities to study in partner institutions in
continental Europe. The School has formal links with
many of its key counterparts in France, Germany, The
Netherlands, Sweden, Latvia, United Kingdom, etc.
There are also optional modules offered that involve
short intensive study trips abroad.



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                                                                                                                            Module                                                                                                DT507
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                         Listing                                     Minimum № of
 GAEILGE DON SAOL PROIFISIÚNTA                                                                                                                                                                     Subjects     Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4 YEARS
 BA (GAEILGE DON SAOL PROIFISIÚNTA) Leibhéal 8                                                                              Year One
                                                                                                                            Cumarsáid Ghníomhach                                                      6              2
                                                                                                                            Communicative Language/IT Skills                                                                      APPROX
 IRISH FOR PROFESSIONAL PURPOSES                                                                                            Cruinneas Teanga
                                                                                                                            Grammar; Textual Analysis; Translation
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Maths         Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  15 PLACES
 BA (IRISH FOR PROFESSIONAL PURPOSES) Level 8                                                                                                                                                                                     LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                            Litríocht & Pobail na Gaeilge                                            OD3         HC3
                                                                                                                            (i) Short Story; (ii) Oral Tradition                                                                  AUNGIER ST
                                                                                                                            Gairmeacha Cumarsáid                                                         Other

What is                                                         Learning Outcomes:          What will I
                                                                                                                            Mass Media: (i) Development of Irish Language Mass Media; (ii)
                                                                                                                            Irish Language Print Media
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Requirements

                                                                                                                            Gnó & Riarachán
Irish for Profession?                                            study on this programme?                                   (i) Applied Communications; (ii) Marketing, Advertising & PR

                                                                                                                                                                                                 What our
                                                                                                                            Obair Phobalbhunaithe & na hEalaíona Cruthaitheacha

BA (Onóracha) sa Ghaeilge don Saol Proifisiúnta is a highly     As well as being highly skilled in the Irish language
                                                                                                                            Song, Music & Folklore                                                                          Students say!
                                                                                                                            Year Two
innovative 4 year honours degree programme which will           itself, graduates will also acquire a comprehensive range   Cumarsáid Ghníomhach
prepare graduates to function professionally through the        of experience and knowledge through the medium of           Communicative Language/IT Skills in the Professional Environment     •	 A very interesting programme. Lots of variety.
medium of Irish in a wide variety of chosen careers.            Irish in a broad spectrum of subject areas, including       Cruinneas Teanga
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Would I be able for it? It’s all being taught through Irish?
                                                                media, business, community-work, the creative arts and      Grammar; Textual Analysis; Translation
                                                                                                                            Litríocht & Pobail na Gaeilge
                                                                                                                                                                                                 •	 Má tá spéis agat sa Ghaeilge agus in úsáid a bhaint aisti
                                                                language facilitation.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    i do shaol proifisiúnta seo an chéim duitse!”
What are my
                                                                                                                            (i) Poetry; (ii) Sociolinguistics
                                                                                                                            Gairmeacha Cumarsáid                                                 •	 An interest in and a willingness to improve your
                                                                                                                            Mass Media: (i) Radio: Making a radio programme;                        standard of Irish is what really matters!
Career Opportunities?                                                                                                       (ii) Television: Analysis & Practical Skills

                                                                What other options
                                                                                                                            Gnó & Riarachán
                                                                                                                            (i) Business Management; (ii) Introduction to Financial Accounting
                                                                                                                            Obair Phobalbhunaithe & na hEalaíona Cruthaitheacha
The academic diversity offered on this programme will
enable students to pursue employment and/or further             do I have after completion?                                 Creative writing, Scriptwriting for radio and television.
                                                                                                                            Year Three
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Further                  Information
study in areas such as administration, translation, teaching,
                                                                                                                            Ghníomhach
mass-media, business, cultural tourism, heritage and                                                                                                                                             School of Languages
                                                                Graduates will be in a strong position to succeed in        Cruinneas Teanga
folklore, creative arts, community-based employment,                                                                        Litríocht & Pobail na Gaeilge                                        T: 01 402 4673 / 2843
                                                                the many newly emerging Irish-language contexts
language facilitation, and other related areas.                                                                             Gairmeacha Cumarsáid                                                 F: 01 402 4297
                                                                which have been generated by recent government
                                                                                                                            Gnó & Riarachán                                                      E: languages@dit.ie
                                                                initiatives and will also be excellently placed to pursue
                                                                                                                            Obair Phobalbhunaithe & na hEalaíona Cruthaitheacha                  W: www.dit.ie/schooloflanguages
                                                                postgraduate study e.g. MA sa Ghaeilge Fheidhmeach          Taithí Oibre San Earnaíl Ghaeilge
                                                                which is already being offered by DIT.
                                                                                                                            Year Four                                                            Oifig na Gaeilge

Are there study bro options?             ad                                                                                 Taighde
                                                                                                                            Dianchúrsa Cruinnis
                                                                                                                                                                                                 E: gaeilge@dit.ie
                                                                                                                                                                                                 W: 01 402 7043
               a                                                                                                            Litríocht & Pobail na Gaeilge
                                                                                                                            Cumarsáid Ghníomhach
Students will complete the second semester of Year                                                                          Gnó & Riarachán
                                                                                                                            Obair Phobalbhunaithe & na hEalaíona Cruthaitheacha
Three on work-placement in the Gaeltacht and / or with
an Irish-language organisation.




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                                                                                                                          Module                                                                                            DT408A
                                                                                                                                                                                          Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                    Listing
 BAINISTÍOCHT AÍOCHTA                                                                                                                                                                             The minimum entry
                                                                                                                                                                                              requirements for the BSc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            1 YEAR
 BSc (BAINISTÍOCHT AÍOCHTA) Leibhéal 8                                                                                    Year One                                                             (Honours) in Hospitality
                                                                                                                          Both semesters provide core modules in strategic management,    Management is a Merit Lower
                                                                                                                          entrepreneurship, research methods, marketing strategy and                                        APPROX
 HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT                                                                                                   strategic human resources. These modules are enhanced
                                                                                                                          through the provision of optional modules in both terms. All
                                                                                                                                                                                         or above in an Ordinary degree
                                                                                                                                                                                            in Hospitality Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            10 PLACES
 BSc (HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT) Level 8                                                                                                                                                          or equivalent. Students      LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                          students complete a dissertation during their studies.           graduating from other third-
                                                                                                                                                                                              level institutions with an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            CATHAL
                                                                                                                          Semester 1                                                      equivalent qualification who      BRUGHA ST
What is                                                       Learning Outcomes:          What will I
                                                                                                                          Entrepreneurship
                                                                                                                          Marketing Strategy
                                                                                                                                                                                           are seeking an honours level
                                                                                                                                                                                             degree are encouraged to
                                                                                                                          Research Methods
Hospitality Management?                                        study on this programme?                                   Dissertation
                                                                                                                                                                                         apply. Students will be selected
                                                                                                                                                                                          on the basis of their academic
                                                                                                                          Options                                                            results. Final selection may
                                                                                                                          Semester 2                                                             involve an interview.
This one-year programme provides an opportunity               The BSc programme provides a learning environment           Strategic Management Seminars
for students who have successfully completed the              which builds upon the hospitality management                Strategic Human Resource Management
BA Ordinary degree in Hospitality Management to               discipline at ordinary degree level and encourages a        Dissertation
attain an honours degree in a further single year of          theoretical approach and a research ethos. It provides      Options
studies. It runs in conjunction with the BSc (Honours)        a programme of study that enhances relationships with
in Leisure Management and BSc (Honours) in Tourism            industry and the school as a centre of excellence in the
Management. The offering of the BSc (Honours) in              hospitality, hotel and restaurant management area and it    Further              Information
Hospitality Management programme further develops             encourages social, ethical and leadership competencies
the learners’ key skills, their strategic ability and their   in this field.                                              School of Hospitality Management & Tourism
knowledge of the hospitality management discipline.                                                                       T: 01 402 7559 (Dr. Ziene Mottiar)
                                                              It is this combination of higher learning outcomes          E: tourism.hospitality@dit.ie
                                                              that warrants an Honours award. This higher level of        W: www.dit.ie/hospitality
                                                              learning can be displayed by acquiring and utilising the

What are my                                                   additional cognitive skills of evaluation and synthesis
                                                              which will be ensured by the modules offered.

Career Opportunities?
This programme is designed to enable graduates to
gain employment in challenging positions within the
hotel and restaurant sector with varying degrees of
                                                              What other options
responsibility. Graduates can expect to find employment
in management positions in the world’s finest, restaurants,   do I have after completion?
resorts and also overseeing special events and business
conventions. There are also graduate opportunities in         Students who have reached the appropriate honours
consultancy, research and further education.                  standard have access to a range of Masters Degrees in DIT
                                                              and elsewhere in Higher Education.




                                         d
Are there study broa options?
               a
In year 2 of the programme students have the opportunity
to participate in a professional internship in selected
hospitality organisations in Ireland, Europe and the
United States.




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                                                                                                                              Module                                                                                            DT558
                                                                                                                                                                                              Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                         Listing
 GNÓ IDIRNÁISIÚNTA & TEANGACHA (BÉARLA)                                                                                                                                                       A pass in an examination
                                                                                                                                                                                              which permits entry to third-     4 YEARS
 BA (GNÓ IDIRNÁISIÚNTA & TEANGACHA) Leibhéal 8                                                                                Year One
                                                                                                                              English Modules:                                                level education in the home
                                                                                                                              Written Expression & Analysis                                   country which includes            APPROX
 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS & LANGUAGES (ENGLISH)                                                                                 Cultural Background & Oral Skills
                                                                                                                              Second Language
                                                                                                                                                                                              a pass in Mathematics,            10 PLACES
 BA (INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS & LANGUAGES) Level 8                                                                                                                                              English, and mother tongue
                                                                                                                              Business Modules:                                                                                 LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                                                                                              (which must not be English
                                                                                                                              Marketing Theory
                                                                                                                                                                                              or Irish).
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                AUNGIER ST
                                                                                                                              Principles of Economics                                                                           KEVIN ST
What is                                                        Learning Outcomes:            What will I
                                                                                                                              Principles of Business
                                                                                                                              Communication/Research Methodology                              A documented ability in
                                                                                                                              Accounting 1                                                    the English language is also
International Business                                          study on this programme?                                      Year Two                                                        required:
& Languages?                                                                                                                  English Modules:
                                                                                                                              Cultural Translation & Interpretive Practice Language of
                                                                                                                                                                                              Grade A on the Cambridge First Certificate or
                                                               The programme is shared equally between the School of                                                                          Grade 6.0 on the IELTS (with a 6. 0 in the written section) or
                                                                                                                              Business & Oral Skills
                                                               Languages and the School of Marketing at the DIT. This                                                                         Grade 550 on the TOEFL paper-based examination (or 213
This programme is truly the most international that                                                                           Second Language
                                                               means you will benefit from the international reputation,      Business Modules:
                                                                                                                                                                                              on the computer-based examination) or
DIT has to offer: it attracts students from Ireland’s
                                                               experience and knowledge of both schools and have              Principles of Management                                        Grade B2 or higher on the Test of Interactive English (TIE)
diverse range of backgrounds, as well as students from
                                                               a broad level of exposure to the world of international        International Trade & Globalisation                             See www.acels.ie or
across the globe, who wish to perfect their command
                                                               business. The programme is equally divided between             Introduction to Logistics & Supply Chain                        Grade C1 or higher on ETAPP or
of English and gain a thorough grounding in business                                                                          Consumer Behaviour
                                                               language (English and another language of your                                                                                 Applicants may alternatively present to the DIT School of
studies. Graduates of this programme will go on to bring                                                                      International Corporate Finance.
                                                               choice) and business subjects. You will study the full                                                                         Languages for an in-house English language test when
much-needed linguistic diversity to the 21st Century                                                                          Year Three
                                                               range of business modules required to gain an in-depth                                                                         standardised test scores are not available.
workplace both in Ireland and abroad.                                                                                         Students will take a range of modules on other DIT programmes
                                                               understanding of the international business environment.       including languages, arts electives and the European Language
                                                                                                                              Portfolio. Option of spending a year abroad in the country of   Non-native speakers of English who take the Irish Leaving
This full-time, four-year Honours Degree programme
                                                               Classes in English language foster the study of the            their minor language.                                           Certificate are also welcome to apply and must have 6
is for non-native speakers of English or Irish. In order to
                                                               language as well as furthering language acquisition.           Year Four                                                       subjects; 2 honours (HC3) plus OD3 in Maths and English.
study the business subjects, students should have a good
                                                                                                                              English Modules:
level of linguistic competence in English on admission.
                                                               You will achieve a good working competence in a second         Rhetoric & Writing Workshop                                     Application should be made directly to the CAO (Central
                                                                                                                              Current Affairs                                                 Applications Office).
                                                               language, which is taken from beginner’s level. Second
What are my                                                    languages on offer include beginner’s level Italian,
                                                                                                                              Second Language
                                                                                                                              Business Modules:
                                                                                                                                                                                              Suitably qualified applicants may apply for entry to the 2nd
                                                               Spanish, French and German (range of language choice           International Marketing
Career Opportunities?                                          is subject to available resources). Students may not study     International Political Economy                                 year of the programme using the Advanced Entry System.
                                                               their native language as their second language.                Regulatory Framework                                            Details are available in this prospectus, the DIT website or
                                                                                                                              Current issues in International Management                      by contacting the DIT Admissions Office at 01 402 3445.
In view of the increasing globalisation of world markets
                                                               You will also take the full range of business subjects which
and the dependency of the global economy on                                                                                                                                                   All non-EU applicants must comply with Irish immigration
                                                               will give you the skills and knowledge required to embark
international trade, it is essential that students develop
the linguistic skills, critical thinking skills and business
                                                               on a career in international business.                         What our                   Students say!
                                                                                                                                                                                              requirements. Details are available from the Irish Embassy
                                                                                                                                                                                              or from the Department of Justice, Visa Section, 13-14
skills required. Students who successfully complete                                                                                                                                           Burgh Quay, Dublin 2.
the programme will be equipped to play a key role in                                                                                                                                          T (within Ireland): Lo-call 1890 551 500
companies and organisations in seeking out new markets                                                                        •	 Four years of studying the course International Business
                                                                                                                                                                                              T (from outside Ireland): + 353 1 6167700
and/or expanding within them.                                  What other options                                                and Languages (DT558) was a truly great experience. I
                                                                                                                                 had the opportunity to explore the English language
                                                                                                                                                                                              E visamail@justice.ie
                                                                                                                                 in various contexts with other multinationals while
Graduates will be equally well suited to the demands           do I have after completion?                                       the international business element took place in
of all business organisations from small and medium
                                                                                                                                 integration with Irish students. The lecturers were
sized enterprises.
                                                               Students who have reached the appropriate honours                 always supportive and helpful, and their dedication           Further                 Information
                                                               standards may have access to a range of Masters Degrees           and warmth made the course special to me. DT558 was
                                          d
Are there study broa options?                                  in DIT and elsewhere in Higher Education.                         challenging yet rewarding, combining knowledge in a
                                                                                                                                 variety of business areas, literature, writing techniques
                                                                                                                                                                                                School of Languages
                                                                                                                                                                                                E: languages@dit.ie
               a                                                                                                                 and cultures, as well as journalism and an additional          W: www.dit.ie/schooloflanguages
Students have the option of spending a year abroad in                                                                            language. The diversity of the subjects offered, allowed
the country of their second language.                                                                                            me to remain flexible in today’s competitive world,
                                                                                                                                 where a combination of business skills and languages
                                                                                                                                 can be crucial. Highly recommended!
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                                                                                                                                      Module                                                                                           DT555
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                                Listing                                 Minimum № of
 GNÓ IDIRNÁISIÚNTA & TEANGACHA (FRAINCIS/GEARMÁINIS/SPÁINNIS)
 BA (GNÓ IDIRNÁISIÚNTA & TEANGACHA) Leibhéal 8                                                                                        Year One
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Subjects

                                                                                                                                                                                                          6
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Honours

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       /556/557
                                                                                                                                      Language Modules Advanced Stream:
                                                                                                                                      Culture & Society
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       4 YEARS
 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS & LANGUAGES (FRENCH/GERMAN/SPANISH)                                                                           Communication
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Maths      Eng/Irish           APPROX
 BA (INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS & LANGUAGES) Level 8                                                                                      Options: Minor Language OR Introduction to Literature OR
                                                                                                                                      Introduction to Cultural Image, Identity & Memory                 OD3          OD3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       20 PLACES
                                                                                                                                      Language Modules Beginners Intensive Stream:                                                     LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Other
                                                                                                                                      Language in Context 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       AUNGIER ST
What is                                                           Learning Outcomes:              What will I
                                                                                                                                      Language in Use 1
                                                                                                                                      Language Interaction 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                                      A minimum HC3 in                 KEVIN ST
                                                                                                                                      Business Modules:                                              French is required for
International Business                                             study on this programme?                                           Marketing Theory                                               DT555 - International
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Business & Languages
& Languages?                                                                                                                          Principles of Economics
                                                                                                                                      Principles of Business                                               (French).
                                                                  The programme is shared equally between the School of               Communication/Research Methodology
Competence in languages has an important role to play             Languages and the School of Marketing at the DIT. You               Accounting 1
in Ireland’s ability to trade with other countries. Fluency
in French, German and Spanish are all vital to the success
                                                                  will benefit from the international reputation, experience
                                                                  and knowledge of both schools. You will study the full
                                                                                                                                      Year Two
                                                                                                                                      Language Modules Advanced Stream:
                                                                                                                                                                                                     What our                   Students say!
                                                                  range of business modules required to gain an in-depth              Professional Communication & Preparation for the Year Abroad
of businesses dealing with the regions in which those
                                                                  understanding of the international business environment.            Translation & Linguistic Proficiency
languages are spoken. The programme is evenly divided                                                                                 Options: Minor Language OR Literature OR Intercultural         •	 I think IBL is an excellent programme that combines
between languages - French, German or Spanish - and               You will also study the language(s) of your choice and                                                                                two very important disciplines needed in today’s
                                                                                                                                      Studies & European Myths
business subjects.                                                acquire the language skills necessary to work in a variety          Language Modules Beginners Intensive Stream:                      globalised world: the ability to speak languages and an
                                                                  of multilingual and multicultural environments. The focus           Language in Context 2                                             understanding of a great variety of business subjects.
The key characteristics of this degree programme are              is on expansion and consolidation of your language                  Language in Use 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                        I like the way business subjects, such as Marketing,
                                                                  expertise, both oral and written, in a professional context.        Language Interaction 2
the emphasis on language acquisition, the acquisition                                                                                                                                                   Management and Finance, are all interconnected
                                                                                                                                      Business Modules:
of business expertise, and the third year abroad spent                                                                                Principles of Management                                          throughout the course so that you often learn
studying at a partner institution in a country of the             French is only offered to students who have obtained a
                                                                                                                                      International Trade & Globalisation                               something in one subject and can instantly relate it to
student’s major language.                                         minimum grade of HC3 in the Leaving Certificate or equivalent.      Introduction to Logistics & Supply Chain                          something you learnt in a different subject. That makes
                                                                                                                                      Consumer Behaviour                                                it more interesting and easier to understand. I also
                                                                  For German and Spanish, application is by language                  International Corporate Finance
What are my                                                       irrespective of level, as students are streamed on intake.          Year Three
                                                                                                                                                                                                        like that DIT is not anonymous and everybody knows
                                                                                                                                                                                                        everybody. Classes are relatively small compared to big
                                                                  Those who take German or Spanish at beginner’s level study          Spent in Partner University abroad in country of student’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                        universities. Small classes make interaction in class easy.
Career Opportunities?                                             it intensively (9 class contact hours per week). This will enable   major language.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Whenever I feel I haven’t understood something, I can
                                                                  students to achieve the standard of language competence             Year Four
                                                                                                                                                                                                        ask the lecturer and they are always willing to explain.
                                                                  necessary to spend year 3 abroad and go on to find                  Language Modules:
With the increasing globalisation of world markets and                                                                                Language for Business                                             As for the language side of the course, I am really glad
                                                                  employment in a variety of businesses using their language                                                                            that we are taught the language in a practical way and
the dependency of the global economy on international                                                                                 Translation Studies
                                                                  skills. Students also take the full range of business subjects.     Current Affairs                                                   focusing on various aspects of culture. I particularly
trade, it is essential that students develop the linguistic
                                                                                                                                      Options: Minor Language OR Literature.                            enjoy writing out dialogues and doing in-class
skills, critical thinking skills, and business skills required.
                                                                  Students who take the language at Post Leaving Certificate          Business Modules:
                                                                                                                                                                                                        presentations. Two years ago, I started as a complete
Students who successfully complete the programme                                                                                      International Marketing
                                                                  level have the opportunity to also study a minor language                                                                             beginner and now I feel so confident in the language
will be equipped to play a key role in companies                                                                                      International Political Economy
                                                                  at beginner’s level. The minor language options currently                                                                             that I cannot wait to go on Erasmus next year!
and organisations seeking out new markets and/or                                                                                      Regulatory Framework
                                                                  on offer (subject to minimum numbers) are German,
expanding within them.                                                                                                                Current issues in International Management
                                                                  Italian, French or Spanish. Alternatively, students can
                                                                  opt for a suite of cultural modules or literature modules
Graduates will be equally well suited to the demands of
                                                                  (subject to numbers).
all business organisations from small and medium-sized
enterprises to multinational concerns.                                                                                                Further              Information
                                                                  What other options
                                          ad
                                                                                                                                      School of Languages
Are there study bro options?                                      do I have after completion?
                                                                                                                                      E: languages@dit.ie
               a                                                                                                                      W: www.dit.ie/schooloflanguages

Students are required to spend the third year of the              Students who have reached the appropriate honours
programme in a partner university in the country of               standards may have access to a range of Masters Degrees
their major language.                                             in DIT and elsewhere in Higher Education.

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                                                                                                                                Module                                                                        DT564
                                                                                                                                                                             Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                             Listing             Minimum № of
 GNÓ IDIRNÁISIÚNTA & TEANGACHA (IODÁILIS)                                                                                                                                       Subjects    Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                               4 YEARS
 BA (GNÓ IDIRNÁISIÚNTA & TEANGACHA) Leibhéal 8                                                                                  Year One
                                                                                                                                Language Modules:                                  6           2
                                                                                                                                Language in Context 1                                                          APPROX
 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS & LANGUAGES (ITALIAN)                                                                                   Language in Use 1
                                                                                                                                Language Interaction 1
                                                                                                                                                                               Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                 Maths      Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                               15 PLACES
 BA (INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS & LANGUAGES) Level 8                                                                                                                                                               LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                                Business Modules:                                OD3          OD3
                                                                                                                                Marketing Theory                                                               KEVIN ST
                                                                                                                                Principles of Economics                              Other                     AUNGIER ST
What is                                                           Learning Outcomes:           What will I
                                                                                                                                Principles of Business
                                                                                                                                Communication/Research Methodology
                                                                                                                                                                                  Requirements

                                                                                                                                Accounting 1
International Business                                             study on this programme?                                     Year Two
& Languages?
                                                                  The programme is shared equally between the School of
                                                                                                                                Language Modules:
                                                                                                                                Language in Context 2                        What our                   Students say!
                                                                                                                                Language in Use 2
With Ireland and Italy doing ever more business                   Languages and the School of Marketing at DIT. You will        Language Interaction 2
together, the Italian language is becoming increasingly           benefit from the international reputation, experience         Business Modules:                            •	 Looking back over my four years as an IBL student, I
important in Ireland’s EU relations, yet there is limited         and knowledge of both schools. You will study the full        Principles of Management                        have some brilliant memories and met a lot of great
                                                                  range of business modules required to gain an in-depth        International Trade & Globalisation             people along the way. I feel that the course really suited
opportunity to study Italian in Ireland. Students who
                                                                  understanding of the international business environment       Introduction to Logistics & Supply Chain        me as I was looking for a good blend of business and
take Italian as their major language on this Degree will                                                                        Consumer Behaviour
therefore have the significant advantage of offering              and embark on a career in International Business. In                                                          language subjects, which I got with Spanish, Italian,
                                                                                                                                International Corporate Finance
prospective employers fluency in one of Ireland’s less            Italian, you will acquire the language skills necessary                                                       Management, Corporate Finance and Marketing
                                                                                                                                Year Three
studied languages.                                                to work in a variety of multilingual and multicultural                                                        amongst others. What made the experience more
                                                                                                                                Spent in Partner University in Italy
                                                                  environments. The focus is on developing, expanding                                                           enjoyable was the relationship between the students
                                                                                                                                Year Four
The key characteristic of the programme is that 50% is            and consolidating your language expertise, both oral and      Language Modules:                               and lecturers. Due to the small class numbers, you really
devoted to Italian and 50% to business subjects. The              written, in a professional context.                           Language for Business                           get to know your lecturers and they always manage to
emphasis is on language acquisition and students are                                                                            Translation Studies                             make time for you to help in any way possible. The main
                                                                  You will take up Italian at beginner’s level and study it     Current Affairs                                 highlight for me was undoubtedly the opportunity
given the opportunity to spend the third year in Italy
                                                                  intensively, having nine class contact hours per week in      Business Modules:                               to spend a year abroad. By immersing yourself in the
studying at a partner institution.                                                                                              International Marketing
                                                                  Italian. This will enable you to achieve the standard of                                                      culture, you really get a good grasp on the language
                                                                                                                                International Political Economy
                                                                  language competence necessary to spend Year 3 in Italy                                                        and also develop yourself as a person. It was such an
What are my                                                       as well as finding employment in a variety of businesses
                                                                                                                                Regulatory Framework
                                                                                                                                Current issues in International Management      amazing experience and easily the best year of my life.
                                                                  using your language skills.                                                                                   I am delighted to have chosen this course and I am
Career Opportunities?                                                                                                                                                           looking to what future opportunities it may bring.


With the increasing globalisation of world markets and
                                                                  Italian is taken at Beginner’s level. This programme is not
                                                                  designed for native or fluent Italian speakers.               Further                 Information
the dependency of the global economy on international                                                                           School of Languages
trade, it is essential that students develop the linguistic                                                                     E: languages@dit.ie
skills, critical thinking skills, and business skills required.                                                                 W: www.dit.ie/schooloflanguages
Students who successfully complete the programme
will be equipped to play a key role in companies
and organisations seeking out new markets and/or
expanding within them.
                                                                  What other options
                                                                  do I have after completion?
Graduates will be equally well suited to the demands of
all business organisations from small and medium-sized
enterprises to multinational concerns.                            Students who have reached the appropriate honours
                                                                  standards may have access to a range of Masters Degrees
                                                                  in DIT and elsewhere in Higher Education.
                                            d
Are there study broa options?
               a
Students spend their 3rd year in a Partner University in Italy.



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                                                                                                                             Module                                                                                              DT401
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                          Listing                                    Minimum № of
 BAINISTÍOCHT AÍOCHTA IDIRNÁISIÚNTA                                                                                                                                                                Subjects     Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4 YEARS
 BSc (BAINISTÍOCHT AÍOCHTA IDIRNÁISIÚNTA) Leibhéal 8                                                                         Year One
                                                                                                                             Applied Communications 1 & 2, Computer Applications,                     6            2
                                                                                                                             Economics, Food & Beverage Professional Practice, Food &                                             APPROX
 INTERNATIONAL HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT                                                                                        Beverage Operations, Fundamentals of Accounting, Hospitality
                                                                                                                             Industry Studies, Languages, Marketing, Management 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Maths       Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  50 PLACES
 BSc (INTERNATIONAL HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT) Level 8                                                                                                                                                                               LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                             Year Two                                                                OC3         OD3
                                                                                                                             Data Analysis, Database & Industry Software, Financial                                               CATHAL
                                                                                                                             Accounting for Companies, Hospitality Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Other                    BRUGHA ST
What is                                                      Learning Outcomes:            What will I                       Operations, Languages, Management Accounting, Costing &
                                                                                                                             Decision-making, International Human Resource Management,
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Other Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                                                                  At least OD3 in one of:
Hospitality Management?                                       study on this programme?                                       Management 2, 2 Options
                                                                                                                             Students may opt for a semester abroad in substitution for either    Irish, French, German,
                                                                                                                             Semester in year two. This will involve successfully obtaining          Spanish or Italian.
                                                                                                                             30 credits from appropriate modules from partner universities
The demand for hospitality services is growing               The programme provides a challenging curriculum
                                                                                                                             approved by the School of Hospitality Management & Tourism
each year within the global hotel, leisure, industrial,
business, health and education sectors. DIT’s BSc in
                                                             aimed at developing strong communication,
                                                             interpersonal, management and leadership skills that
                                                                                                                             Year Three
                                                                                                                             Information Systems, Hospitality Law I, Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                 What our                   Students say!
International Hospitality Management is designed to          have been identified by the hospitality industry as             Accounting - Planning & Control, 2 Options. In the second
produce graduates with all the necessary management,         essential for career success. This honours degree in            semester students undertake a Professional Internship.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 •	 “DIT’s BSc in International Hospitality Management
technological and operational skills to meet this demand     International Hospitality Management offers enhanced            Year Four
                                                                                                                                                                                                    is truly a Business Degree specialising in the fun
in the international hospitality industry.                   career opportunities in the wider services sector.              Dissertation, Financial Management, International Hospitality
                                                                                                                             Management, Marketing Strategy, Research Methods, Strategic            world of Hotels and Hospitality. Being such a broad
                                                                                                                             Management, Strategic Management Seminars, 2 Options.                  course, covering subjects from Marketing to Culinary
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Arts, from IT to Strategic Management, this course

What are my                                                What other options
                                                                                                                                                                                                    provides students with a thorough base for any
                                                                                                                                                                                                    desired career path within the services industry.

Career Opportunities?                                                                                                        Further                Information                                     Covering so many different areas gives you the
                                                           do I have after completion?                                                                                                              chance to find your real niche - for me it was sales and
                                                                                                                                                                                                    marketing, and I chose to complete my internship
                                                                                                                             School of Hospitality Management and Tourism
From supervising departments in the world’s finest                                                                           T: 01 402 4352                                                         at Burj Al Arab, Dubai. Since leaving the course I
hotels, restaurants, exotic resorts and corporate hotel    Students who have reached the appropriate honours                 E: tourism.hospitality@dit.ie                                          have been lucky enough to have worked as a Sales
developments, to overseeing business conventions           standard have access to a range of Masters Degrees in DIT         W: www.dit.ie/ hospitality                                             Manager for Four Seasons Hotel, Dublin handling the
and special events - diversity, excitement and career      and elsewhere in Higher Education.                                                                                                       US Market and today I handle the Australian and New
opportunities abound in today’s hospitality industry.                                                                                                                                               Zealand Markets for Four Seasons Hotel, Sydney. If
Graduates will have enhanced career opportunities                                                                                                                                                   travel through work in a dynamic and vibrant industry
                                                                                                        d
                                                           Are there study broa options?
within the hospitality and the broader services sector.                                                                                                                                             is what you want - this is the course for you!!!
Career paths include management positions in hotels,                                                                                                                                             •	 I started this course in 2007 with the hopes that I
transport, travel agencies, tourism providers/suppliers,                  a                                                                                                                         would one day own my own restaurant. This course
self employment, project management, technology                                                                                                                                                     really gave an excellent rounded experience of
                                                             Students undertaking this programme have the opportunity
management, community development, public sector                                                                                                                                                    both practical and theoretical modules that would
                                                             to undertake a semester abroad in a partner institution/
support, financial institutions and bar, club, and                                                                                                                                                  help me to do that, and because of this course I am
                                                             university. This opportunity is an option which occurs in the
conference management.                                                                                                                                                                              currently working in a luxury five star property, with
                                                             second semester of year two where participating students
                                                                                                                                                                                                    the prospect of becoming part of management when
                                                             take a similar number of modules abroad. This further
                                                                                                                                                                                                    I have graduated. This course also will allow me the
                                                             enhances the international focus of the programme and the
                                                                                                                                                                                                    opportunity to work abroad in the future and that
                                                             international experience of the student.
                                                                                                                                                                                                    is an invaluable asset to somebody in the field of
                                                                                                                                                                                                    hospitality.




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                                                                                                                            Module                                                                                          DT582
                                                                                                                                                                                              Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                        Listing                                   Minimum № of
 IRISEOIREACHT                                                                                                                                                                                  Subjects   Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            4 YEARS
 BA (IRISEOIREACHT) Leibhéal 8                                                                                              Year One
                                                                                                                            Students will be introduced to the basics of journalism with           6          2
                                                                                                                            a core module on news reporting. There are modules in                                           APPROX
 JOURNALISM                                                                                                                 grammar, shorthand, basic computer skills, photo-journalism
                                                                                                                            & sports, crime & science reporting.
                                                                                                                                                                                                Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Maths     Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            27 PLACES
 BA (JOURNALISM) Level 8                                                                                                                                                                                                    LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                            Year Two                                                                        HC3
                                                                                                                            The main focus is on news production for print, broadcast &                                     AUNGIER ST
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Other
                                                                                                                            web-based media. Towards the end of the year, the students
What is                                                        Learning Outcomes:           What will I                     will produce The Liberty & news for DIT FM.
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Requirements

                                                                                                                            Year Three
Journalism?                                                     study on this programme?                                    Students will continue to produce The Liberty & further
                                                                                                                            develop their competence in radio & television journalism.

The course offers a comprehensive programme of study           The overall structure is based around two areas of study:
                                                                                                                            A more in-depth approach to reporting & commentary will
                                                                                                                            be taken with a course in journalism research & investigative     Further             Information
                                                                                                                            reporting. Critical studies modules will examine globalised
to anyone who wishes to pursue a career as a journalist.       Journalism Practice and Critical Studies.
                                                                                                                            journalism & advanced aspects of media law.                       School of Media
Applicants should have a keen interest in news and
                                                                                                                            Year Four                                                         T: 01 402 3098 (Secretary)
current affairs, a facility with language and the ability      Journalism Practice:
                                                                                                                            Most of year four is given to self-directed learning with         F: 01 402 3003
to work to deadlines. The programme develops skills in         Journalism practice provides a full and thorough             students working independently on projects. Students will         E: media@dit.ie
the practice of newspaper, broadcast and web-based             grounding in news production. Students gain skills           complete two major pieces of work, a journalistic project for a   W: www.dit.ie/schoolofmedia
journalism. Students also gain a critical understanding        in reporting, analysis and commentary through the            selected medium and a journalism related dissertation.
of the role of journalism in democratic society and            production of print, radio, television and web-based news.
knowledge of subjects such as politics, law and business.      Classes simulate a professional working environment
The School of Media publishes and broadcasts student’s         and incorporate visits to courts, government buildings,
work during the academic year through DIT FM and a             galleries and so on. By reporting on such events students
community newspaper, The Liberty.                              gain valuable experience and knowledge.

                                                               Critical Studies:
                                                               Critical studies provide an overview of journalism in
What are my                                                    its social, political and historical context. Through this
                                                               aspect of the programme students also develop an

Career Opportunities?                                          appreciation of subjects such as politics, economics
                                                               and law. The aim here is to develop a critical academic
                                                               approach to journalism, which will facilitate rigorous
Journalists may work as reporters, commentators                analysis of journalism practice. Academic and practical
or editors across all media, locally, nationally and           aspects of the progamme are integrated throughout the
internationally. Many journalists work across numerous         four years.
areas while others specialise in, for example, business,
sports, arts or technology. Journalistic work is pressurised
with tight deadlines but it provides an exciting and
rewarding career for those who chose to follow it. A
journalism education will also open up opportunities in

                                                               What other options
fields like public relations and education.



                                                               do I have after completion?
                                                               Students who successfully complete the programme
                                                               may have access to further academic, research or
                                                               professional study at postgraduate level in DIT or
                                                               elsewhere in Higher Education.




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                                                                                                                           Module                                                                                          DT553
                                                                                                                                                                                                Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                        Listing                                     Minimum № of
 IRISEOIREACHT LE TEANGA                                                                                                                                                                          Subjects     Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           4 YEARS
 BA (IRISEOIREACHT LE TEANGA) Leibhéal 8                                                                                   Year One
                                                                                                                           Journalism Practice: Reporting news; Explorations in                      6            2
                                                                                                                           journalism.                                                                                     APPROX
 JOURNALISM WITH A LANGUAGE                                                                                                Critical Studies: Journalism, democracy and society; Ireland:
                                                                                                                           politics, economics and society; History of journalism;
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Maths       Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           15 PLACES
 BA (JOURNALISM WITH A LANGUAGE) Level 8                                                                                                                                                                                   LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                           Sociology of the news.                                                               HC3
                                                                                                                           Language: Teanga labharta: éisteacht tuiscint labhairt; Na                                      AUNGIER ST
                                                                                                                           Meáin: spléachadh ar na meáin Ghaeilge agus ar an nuacht;                   Other

What is                                                        Learning Outcomes:          What will I
                                                                                                                           Teanga scríofa: leamh, scríobh, gramadach; Litríocht éadroim
                                                                                                                           próis an lae inniu. OR French language and the media - oral
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                                  At least HC3 in Irish
                                                                                                                           and written expression; Introduction to French literary and                 or French
Journalism with a Language?                                     study on this programme?                                   cultural studies.
                                                                                                                           Year Two
                                                                                                                           Journalism Practice: News production for print; Radio news;
This programme in professional journalism includes the         The programme will allow the student gain a critical
                                                                                                                           Presenting television news; The Liberty.
study of Irish or French. It prepares students to work as      understanding of the role of journalism in democratic       Critical Studies: Introducing justice; Business and economics;
journalists, with the additional benefits provided by the      society, skill in the practice of newspaper, broadcast      Ethics and standards in journalism; European politics and society.
study of the second language. Applicants should have a         and on-line journalism and knowledge of subjects            Language: Iriseoireacht: an teanga; Na Meáin; An Teanga; An
keen interest in news and current affairs, a facility with     such as politics, law and business. The Irish and French    Litríocht. OR French language and the media - language and
language, an ease in relating to people and an ability to      courses are integrated with journalism - students thus      communication; Cityscapes: representation of social exclusion
                                                                                                                           through film and fiction; French language and the media:
work to deadlines. They must also have a good standard         gain linguistic skills together with a knowledge of the
                                                                                                                           language in context; Francophone literature, culture and society.
in the language of their choice.                               culture, literature and media of the language studied.
                                                                                                                           Year Three
                                                               Throughout the four years, students will be expected
                                                                                                                           Journalism Practice
                                                               to produce work to the highest professional standards.      Critical Studies
                                                               They will be encouraged to publish or broadcast their       Language

What are my                                                    work through the School of Media’s own publications,
                                                               during the radio weeks or by submitting work for
                                                                                                                           Year Four
                                                                                                                           Major Journalism Project

Career Opportunities?                                          professional publication or broadcast. Students are
                                                               encouraged to contribute to DIT student publications.
                                                                                                                           Dissertation
                                                                                                                           Language


Journalists may work as reporters, commentators
or editors across all media, locally, nationally and
internationally. Many journalists work across numerous
areas while others specialise in, for example, business,
                                                                                                                           Further                Information
sports, arts or technology. Journalistic work is pressurised
with tight deadlines but it provides an exciting and
                                                               What other options                                          School of Media
                                                                                                                           T: 01 402 3098 (School Office)
rewarding career for those who choose to follow it. A
journalism education will also open up opportunities in
                                                               do I have after completion?                                 F: 01 402 3003
                                                                                                                           E: media@dit.ie
fields like public relations and education.
                                                                                                                           W: www.dit.ie/schoolofmedia
                                                               Students who successfully complete the programme may
                                                               have access to further academic, research or professional
                                                               study at postgraduate level in DIT or elsewhere in Higher
                                                               Education.
                                          d
Are there study broa options?
               a
We have links with a range of European and US
institutions. These exchange opportunities are offered
on a competitive basis. Our US links include Columbia
College Chicago, University of Florida School of
Journalism, and University of Missouri School of
Journalism.




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                                                                                                                              Module                                                                                    DT532
                                                                                                                                                                                            Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                        Listing                                 Minimum № of
  DLÍ                                                                                                                                                                                         Subjects   Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         3 YEARS
  LL.B. (BAITSILÉIR DLÍTHE) Leibhéal 8                                                                                        Year One
                                                                                                                              Core Legal Skills                                                  6          2
                                                                                                                              Contract Law 1&2                                                                           APPROX
  LAW                                                                                                                         Criminal Law 1&2
                                                                                                                              Torts 1&2
                                                                                                                                                                                              Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                               Maths     Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         20 PLACES
  LL.B. (BACHELOR OF LAWS) Level 8                                                                                                                                                                                       LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                              Elective (non law)                                                          HC3
                                                                                                                              Year Two                                                                                   AUNGIER ST
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Other
                                                                                                                              EU Law 1&2
What is                                                        Learning Outcomes:            What will I                      Constitutional Law 1&2
                                                                                                                              Company Law 1&2
                                                                                                                                                                                                Requirements


 Law?                                                           study on this programme?                                      Property Law 1&2
                                                                                                                              Elective (law or non)


 Law is a powerful tool for changing society. Law can be       Certain subjects are considered essential to the study of
                                                                                                                              Year Three
                                                                                                                              Administrative Law 1&2                                        Further             Information
                                                                                                                              Evidence Law 1&2
 used to help others. It is useful in pursuing a career in a   law. These include contract law, tort law, constitutional
                                                                                                                              Jurisprudence 1&2                                             Department of Sciences & Law
                                                                                                                                                                                            School of SocialLaw
 number of fields. And it is a challenging course of study     law, property law, criminal law, European Union law, and
                                                                                                                              Equity Law                                                    T: 01 402 7181
                                                                                                                                                                                            T: 01 402 7181 (School Office)
 that will change you as a person.                             equity. After building knowledge in these core areas, law      Elective (law or non)                                         E: socialsciences@dit.ie
                                                                                                                                                                                            F: 01 402 7184
                                                               students at DIT can also choose specialized topics in law.     The optional law subjects from which students can choose 40
                                                                                                                                                                                            W: www.dit.ie/socialscienceslaw
                                                                                                                                                                                            E: emma.linnane@dit.ie
                                                                                                                              ECTS Credits in the second and third year will include:
                                                                                                                              Competition Law
                                                                                                                                                                                            W: www.dit.ie/socialscienceslaw
                                                               We offer interesting and innovative optional modules
What are my                                                    including Criminology, Law & Society and Gender,
                                                               Sexuality & Law, Family Law, Competition Law,
                                                                                                                              Criminology
                                                                                                                              Employment Law
                                                                                                                              Family Law
 Career Opportunities?                                         International Trade Law (not all subjects are offered
                                                               every year).
                                                                                                                              Gender, Sexuality & Law
                                                                                                                              Immigration Law
                                                                                                                              International Trade Law
 A law degree sets you apart in a competitive jobs             A distinctive feature of the LL.B. at DIT allows students to   Intellectual Property Law
 environment. The analytical skills you develop will prove                                                                    Law in Society
                                                               take approximately one third of their modules outside
                                                                                                                              Law & Society
 useful in business. An understanding of law helps in          law (depending on availability). Would you like to study a     Refugee Law
 government or the civil service. And the LL.B. degree         Language? Business? Tourism? Science? You can choose
 is a qualification recognized throughout the world            from a diverse range of subject areas under our modular
 as representing a significant academic achievement.           system, or concentrate in one non-law subject (like
 Students who obtain the LL.B. are well positioned to          languages), or use your optional selections to broaden
 pursue a career as a solicitor or a barrister (subject to     and deepen your knowledge of law. We will work with
 satisfying the requirements of those professional bodies).    you to help in these choices.




What other options
do I have after completion?
Graduates of this Level 8 Honours programme will be
eligible to apply to complete a Masters of Law (LL.M.),
or other interesting postgraduate programmes such as
a Masters in Criminology, a Masters in Child, Family and
Community Studies, or postgraduate business degrees,
among other options.




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                                                                                                                            Module                                                                                            DT518
                                                                                                                                                                                             Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                            (FRAINCIS/                                 Listing                                   Minimum № of
 TEANGACHA & TURASÓIREACHT IDIRNÁISIÚNTA
 BA (TEANGACHA & TURASÓIREACHT IDIRNÁISIÚNTA) Leibhéal 8
                                                                                                            GEARMÁINIS/
                                                                                                            SPÁINNIS)       Year One
                                                                                                                                                                                               Subjects

                                                                                                                                                                                                  6
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Honours

                                                                                                                                                                                                               2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              /519/520
                                                                                            (FRENCH/
                                                                                                                            Language Modules:
                                                                                                                            Culture & Society
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              4 YEARS
 LANGUAGES & INTERNATIONAL TOURISM                                                          GERMAN/                         Communication
                                                                                                                                                                                               Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                                Maths       Eng/Irish         APPROX (PER PROGRAMME)
 BA (LANGUAGES & INTERNATIONAL TOURISM) Level 8                                             SPANISH)                        Options: Minor Language OR Introduction to Literature OR
                                                                                                                            Introduction to Cultural Image, Identity & Memory                    OD3         OD3
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              15 PLACES
                                                                                                                            Tourism Modules:                                                                                  LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                            Tourism Studies                                                          Other                    KEVIN ST
What is                                                      Learning Outcomes:            What will I
                                                                                                                            Tourism Marketing 1                                                   Requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                              At least a HC3 in one
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              CATHAL
                                                                                                                            Computer Applications
                                                                                                                            Tourism Destinations                                               of: French, German
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              BRUGHA ST
Languages & International                                     study on this programme?                                      Management 1                                                            or Spanish.

Tourism?                                                                                                                    Accounting for Tourism
                                                                                                                            Year Two

Tourism is now the largest industry in the world. This
                                                             Students will build on their Leaving Certificate
                                                             knowledge of French, German or Spanish to receive a
                                                                                                                            Language Modules:
                                                                                                                            Professional Communication & Preparation for the Year Abroad
                                                                                                                                                                                             What our                   Students say!
exciting new programme is unique in bringing together        dual qualification in their language and tourism. The          Translation & Linguistic Proficiency
the study of both tourism and languages. This four year      language modules include traditional linguistic studies        Options: Minor Language OR Literature OR Intercultural           •	 Languages and International Tourism is a degree unlike
                                                             and a choice between a second language, cultural studies       Studies & European Myths.
Honours Degree programme, including a year abroad,                                                                                                                                              any other. The equal weighting of languages and tourism
                                                             and literature. Tourism modules introduce students to the      Tourism Modules:
offers a high level of linguistic proficiency, cultural                                                                     Sustainable Tourism                                                 in this degree is unique. The tourism modules such as
awareness and training in business skills for tourism. It    business of tourism and explore exciting fields such as                                                                            management and tourism destinations enable us to
                                                                                                                            International HRM
will enable graduates of the programme to function in the    Sustainable Tourism and Enterprise Development.                Heritage Culture and Tourism                                        learn about the dynamic and varied tourism industry as
competitive but rewarding field of international tourism.                                                                   E-Tourism                                                           well as having valuable language skills that will provide
                                                             Prospective students should have a keen interest in the        Tourism Law                                                         opportunities in the future. The Erasmus year abroad will
                                                             culture and heritage of Ireland as well as the countries of    Global to Local Tourism
                                                                                                                                                                                                not only allow you to experience college in the country
                                                             their chosen language.                                         Year Three                                                          of your chosen language but also to complete work
What are my                                                  The programme is shared equally between the School of
                                                                                                                            Spent in Partner University abroad and in placement in country
                                                                                                                            of student’s major language.
                                                                                                                                                                                                experience in the tourism industry. The small classes in
                                                                                                                                                                                                DIT have allowed us to progress in our chosen languages.
                                                                                                                            Year Four
Career Opportunities?                                        Languages and the School of Hospitality Management
                                                             and Tourism at DIT. This means that graduates will study
                                                                                                                            Language Modules:                                                   I have always found everyone to be friendly and am really
                                                                                                                            Language for Business`                                              enjoying my time at DIT.
                                                             the language(s) of their choice, and also have a broad         Language Industry Project
Graduates of this programme will have a wide range           level of exposure to the tourism industry. They will benefit   Current Affairs
of employable skills for which demand can only grow.         from the international reputation of both schools whose        Options: Minor Language OR Literature OR Current Affairs.
They will have preferential access to careers in fields of   experience and knowledge is reflected in the modules           Tourism Modules:
International Tourism, in the private and State sectors      which this programme offers.                                   Applied Project Management
                                                                                                                            Festival and Events Impacts
as well as in international organisations. They can work
                                                                                                                            Research Methods
in heritage and related cultural areas where high levels                                                                    Strategic Management Seminars (double weighting)
of linguistic proficiency are essential or they can be                                                                      Contemporary Tourism Issues
active in research conducted in the academic sphere, by
national and other tourist organisations.

                                                             What other options                                             Further               Information
                                                             do I have after completion?                                    School of Languages
                                         d                                                                                  T: 01 402 4673/2843
Are there study broa options?                                Graduates of the programme who have reached the                E: languages@dit.ie
               a                                             appropriate Honours standard may have access to                W: www.dit.ie/schooloflanguages
                                                             a range of Masters Degrees in DIT and elsewhere in
Students are required to spend the third year of the         Higher Education.
programme in the country of their major language.
This involves studying in a partner college and
undertaking a supervised placement in the tourism
industry of that country.



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                                                                                                                        Module                                                                                         DT411H
                                                                                                                                                                                       Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                  Listing
 BAINISTIÚ FÓILLÍOCHTA                                                                                                                                                                                                 1 YEAR
 BSc (BAINISTIÚ FÓILLÍOCHTA) Leibhéal 8                                                                                 Year One:
                                                                                                                        Both semesters provide core modules in strategic management,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       APPROX
                                                                                                                        entrepreneurship, research methods, marketing strategy and
 LEISURE MANAGEMENT                                                                                                     strategic human resources. These modules are enhanced                                          10 PLACES
 BSc (LEISURE MANAGEMENT) Level 8                                                                                       through the provision of optional modules in both terms. All
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                        students complete a dissertation during their studies.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       CATHAL
                                                                                                                        Semester 1                                                                                     BRUGHA ST
What is                                                     Learning Outcomes:          What will I                     Entrepreneurship
                                                                                                                        Marketing Strategy
                                                                                                                        Research Methods
Leisure Management?                                          study on this programme?                                   Dissertation
                                                                                                                        Selected Option(s)
                                                                                                                        Semester 2
This one-year programme provides an opportunity            The offering of the BSc (Honours) in Leisure Management      Strategic Management Seminars
for students who have successfully completed the           further develops the learners’ key skills, their strategic   Strategic Human Resource Management,
                                                                                                                                                                                       Entry Requirements:
BA Ordinary degree in Leisure Management to attain         ability and their knowledge of the leisure management        Dissertation
                                                                                                                                                                                        The minimum entry requirements for the BSc (Honours)
an honours degree in a single year of studies. It runs     discipline. This higher level of learning can be displayed   Selected Option(s)
                                                                                                                                                                                        in Leisure Management is a Merit Lower or above in an
in conjunction with the BSc (Honours) in Hospitality       by acquiring and utilising the additional cognitive skills                                                                   Ordinary Degree in Leisure Management or equivalent.
Management and BSc (Honours) in Tourism Management.        of evaluation and synthesis which will be ensured by the                                                                     Students graduating from other third-level institutions
                                                           modules offered.                                                                                                             with an equivalent qualification who are seeking an hon-
                                                                                                                                                                                        ours level degree are encouraged to apply. Students will

                                                                                                                        Further              Information                                be selected on the basis of their academic results. Final
                                                                                                                                                                                        selection may involve an interview.

What are my                                                                                                             School of Hospitality Management and Tourism
                                                           What other options                                           T: 01 402 7559 (Dr. Ziene Mottiar)
Career Opportunities?                                                                                                   E: tourism.hospitality@dit.ie
                                                           do I have after completion?                                  W: www.dit.ie/hospitality

This programme is designed to enable graduates to gain
employment in challenging positions within the leisure     Students who have reached the appropriate honours
sector with varying degrees of responsibility. Graduates   standard have access to a range of Masters Degrees in
can expect to find employment in aquatic facilities,       DIT and elsewhere in Higher Education.
entertainment complexes, leisure centres, theme parks,
hotel leisure complexes, golf clubs and other recreation
facilities. There are also graduate opportunities in
consultancy, research and further education.




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                                                                                                                         Module                                                                                             DT501
                                                                                                                                                                                            Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                     Listing                                    Minimum № of
 CEOL                                                                                                                                                                                         Subjects     Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            4 YEARS
 BMus (CEOL) Leibhéal 8                                                                                                  Year One onwards:
                                                                                                                         Performance Studies                                                     6           2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            APPROX
                                                                                                                         Composition Techniques
 MUSIC                                                                                                                   History of Music
                                                                                                                                                                                              Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                               Maths      Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            37 PLACES
 BMus (MUSIC) Level 8                                                                                                    Aural Awareness and Analysis
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                         Introductory Module in Irish Music                                     OD3         OD3
                                                                                                                         Music Technology                                                                                   RATHMINES RD
                                                                                                                         Supporting Musicianship (classical) or Studies in Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Other

What is                                                       Learning Outcomes:          What will I                    Traditional Music: Style and Repertoire (traditional), Ensemble.
                                                                                                                         Year Two
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                                Applicants must
                                                                                                                                                                                              attend an audition/
Music?                                                         study on this programme?                                  Performance Studies
                                                                                                                         Composition Techniques                                                interview which is
                                                                                                                         History of Music                                                    scheduled for March/
                                                                                                                         Aural Awareness and Analysis                                              April 2013.
The demand for the talents of Irish musicians worldwide       This four-year programme places a major emphasis on
                                                                                                                         Education Studies
has never been more apparent. Alongside the iPod              performance combined with supporting academic study.
                                                                                                                         Supporting Musicianship (classical) or Studies in Irish
generation of musicians there is a strong desire for
the talents of both classical and traditional vocalists
                                                              Areas studied include composition techniques; history
                                                              of music; aural training; an introduction to education
                                                                                                                         Traditional Music: Style and Repertoire (traditional), Ensemble.
                                                                                                                         Year Three & Four
                                                                                                                                                                                            What our                  Students say!
and musicians. The Bachelor of Music full-time degree         studies; music technology; supporting musicianship.        Performance: Performance Studies, Analysis, Studies in Music
programme is designed to educate music students to            In years three and four, students choose a strand which    History and Performance Practice, Special Studies, Studies in
                                                                                                                                                                                            David Scott (year 4 voice):
a professional level as performers (both classical and        enables them to concentrate on one of the following:       World Music Cultures, Dissertation, Ensemble.                      The BMus degree greatly improved my practical
Irish traditional). It also prepares students for careers     Performance, Composition, Pedagogy, Irish Traditional      Composition: Composition Studies, Portfolio of Works, Analysis,    musicianship skills, and has given me an opportunity to
                                                                                                                         Studies in Music History and Performance Practice, Ensemble.       work with professionals from the music industry. This
as instrumental or vocal teachers, as composers and           Music or Musicology.
                                                                                                                         Pedagogy: Performance Studies, Education Studies, Analysis,        experience has helped me learn the high standards and
musicology graduates.                                                                                                    Studies in Music History and Performance Practice, Studies in
                                                              Participation in ensembles is a core element in the                                                                           practices expected in the professional world.
                                                                                                                         World Music Cultures, Special Studies, Dissertation, Ensemble.
All students are given the opportunity to showcase            programme. Ensembles include Symphony Orchestra,           Irish Traditional Music Studies: Performance Studies, Studies in
their talents by participating in a diverse programme of      Wind Ensemble, Choral Society, Chamber Choir, Opera        ITM, Early Music Ensemble, Special Studies, Studies in World       Norah Walsh (year 4 piano and composition):
concerts, recitals and stage performances.                    Ensemble, Irish Traditional Music Ensemble, Big Band and   Music Cultures, Dissertation, Ensemble.                            The BMus in Performance is both a challenging and
                                                                                                                         Musicology: Research Project, Historical Music Studies,            enjoyable course combining competitive performance
                                                              Early Music Ensemble.
                                                                                                                         Performance Studies, Studies in Music History and Performance      experience with a careful balance of musicianship and
                                                                                                                         Practice, Studies in World Music Cultures, Ensemble.
                                                                                                                                                                                            practical skills. What an enlightening four years!
What are my
                                                                                                                                                                                            Morgan Buckley (guitar graduate):
Career Opportunities?
                                                                                                                         Further                Information
                                                                                                                                                                                            There is a great atmosphere at the college with a friendly
                                                                                                                                                                                            community between students and staff. Thanks to having
                                                                                                                                                                                            access to some of Ireland’s leading musicians, I have now
Graduates may proceed to careers as soloists or group
performers in the orchestral, vocal or Irish traditional
                                                              What other options                                         Conservatory of Music and Drama
                                                                                                                         W: www.dit.ie/conservatory
                                                                                                                                                                                            completed the first year of the Master of Music programme
                                                                                                                                                                                            in performance at the Royal College of Music in London.
fields or as composers or teachers in the public or private
sector. A significant number of graduates have been           do I have after completion?
accepted into prestigious postgraduate programmes at
home and abroad.                                              Students who have reached the appropriate honours
                                                              standard may have access to a range of Masters
                                                              programmes in DIT and elsewhere in Higher Education.

                                         d
Are there study broa options?
               a
We have links with a variety of European and US
institutions. These exchange opportunities are offered on
a competitive basis. Our links include Columbia College
Chicago, Ryerson University in Toronto, Metropolia
University in Helsinki, the Liszt Academy in Budapest,
and the Kódaly Institute in Kecskemét Hungary.



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                                                                                                                             Module                                                                                      DT528
                                                                                                                                                                                        Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                        Listing                             Minimum № of
 OIDEACHAS CEOIL                                                                                                                                                                           Subjects    Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4 YEARS
 BMusEd (OLLSCOIL ÁTHA CLIATH) Leibhéal 8                                                                                    Music:
                                                                                                                             Individual instrumental tuition
                                                                                                                             Aural perception & keyboard skills                                                           APPROX
 MUSIC EDUCATION                                                                                                             Harmony & counterpoint
                                                                                                                             History of music
                                                                                                                                                                                          Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                            Maths      Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          15 PLACES
 BMusEd (UNIVERSITY OF DUBLIN) Level 8                                                                                                                                                                                    LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                             Irish music
                                                                                                                             Singing, recorder, guitar & percussion                                                       RATHMINES RD
                                                                                                                             Conducting                                                         Other                     TRINITY COLLEGE
What is                                                       Learning Outcomes:           What will I
                                                                                                                             Music technology
                                                                                                                             Ensemble Performance
                                                                                                                                                                                             Requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                         Applicants must satisfy
                                                                                                                             Education:                                                     the Matriculation
Music Education?                                               study on this programme?                                      Practice of music education, including teaching practice     requirements of the
                                                                                                                             Psychology of education                                      University of Dublin
                                                                                                                             Philosophy of education                                        (Trinity College) -
The Bachelor in Music Education degree is designed to        This four year course will equip you with a high standard       Sociology of education                                           course TR009.
provide for the academic and professional requirements       of performance in the instrument of your choice, as             Curriculum & Assessment                                      For details contact
of those wishing to become music teachers at secondary       well as with an associated competence in related music          Electives in specialised educational issues                   admissions@tcd.ie
school level (including Northern Ireland). The degree        skills, i.e. conducting, keyboard skills and performance in
is taught jointly by the School of Education in the          counterpoint, composition, orchestration, analysis and
University of Dublin (TCD) and the Conservatory of           history of music.                                                                                                          What our                   Students say!
Music and Drama (DIT). If you enjoy music, already have
a reasonable standard of performance, and wish to            A basic feature of the course is personal development
                                                                                                                             Further               Information
                                                                                                                                                                                        Helen Mahon graduated in 2011
combine these qualities with a teaching career, then this    in music, instilling the ability to arouse the interest and     Conservatory of Music and Drama                            and was appointed Head of the Music Department at St
course will be ideally suited to you.                        enthusiasm of pupils. You will be encouraged to engage          T: 01 402 7677 (Dr. Mark Fitzgerald)                       Joseph of Cluny Secondary School in Killiney.
                                                             in ensemble work at a level appropriate to your ability.        E: mark.fitzgerald@dit.ie                                  During my 4 years of study, I developed as both a performer
                                                             Opportunities to perform are provided, offering realistic       W: www.dit.ie/bmused                                       and a teacher. The encouraging lecturers and teachers and
                                                             goals for all, including the exceptionally gifted. Supervised
                                                                                                                                                                                        the friendly classes in both DIT and TCD made it such a
What are my
                                                             practice in all aspects of classroom teaching is provided in
                                                                                                                                                                                        positive and rewarding experience. The opportunities to
                                                             addition to instrumental/vocal practice.
                                                                                                                                                                                        perform both in ensembles and as a soloist, along with the

Career Opportunities?                                        Students will be required to undergo Garda Vetting.
                                                                                                                                                                                        teaching practice in a range of different schools gave me all
                                                                                                                                                                                        the experience I needed to survive in the real world!
                                                             Students must complete the required documentation,
                                                             including a full list of all previous addresses, in order for
While most students go on to teach - usually in schools,
                                                             clearance checks to be made. Students with previous
but also to instrumental teaching - some use the degree
                                                             addresses outside of the Republic of Ireland will be required
as a general arts qualification and go on to work in areas
                                                             to provide evidence of vetting by the relevant authority in
such as arts administration, library work, music therapy,
                                                             which the address is located and at their own cost.
musicology, performance, or in a range of other areas.

                                                             Currently Irish addresses are vetted by the Garda Vetting
                                                             Bureau at no cost to the student.

                    d
                  oa options?
                                                             Entrance test to be held in March 2013, exact date to be
Are there study br                                           finalised, and will be held in TCD. Please visit www.dit.ie/
               a                                             conservatory for details.
There are opportunities for students to spend part of
their 3rd year studying abroad. Partnerships have been
formed with the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, the
Liszt Academy in Budapest and the Kódaly Institute in        What other options
Kecskemét Hungary.
                                                             do I have after completion?
                                                             Many students take postgraduate courses in related areas
                                                             such as performance, music education, musicology or
                                                             composition in DIT or other Higher Education Institutions.

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                                                                                                                             Module                                                                                     DT559
                                                                                                                                                                                           Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                       Listing                                 Minimum № of
  FÓTAGRAFAÍOCHT                                                                                                                                                                              Subjects    Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4 YEARS
  BA (FÓTAGRAFAÍOCHT) Leibhéal 8                                                                                             Some modules are core (compulsory); others are optional.
                                                                                                                             Critical Studies - Incorporating Visual Studies, History,           6          2
                                                                                                                             Theory and Criticism. This area enables students to analyse                                APPROX
  PHOTOGRAPHY                                                                                                                and account for the ways in which photography permeates
                                                                                                                             all spheres of human experience and activity. The history
                                                                                                                                                                                             Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                               Maths     Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        30 PLACES
  BA (PHOTOGRAPHY) Level 8                                                                                                                                                                                              LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                             modules put into context photographic representation
                                                                                                                             and its function in technological, cultural and social                                     TEMPLE BAR
                                                                                                                             change. Students work with materials to examine and                   Other

What is                                                        Learning Outcomes:           What will I
                                                                                                                             reflect on the nature and meaning of the photographic
                                                                                                                             image in different contexts.
                                                                                                                                                                                                Requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                               Applicants must
                                                                                                                             Photographic Practice - Students acquire technical              submit a portfolio on
 Photography?                                                   study on this programme?                                     photographic skills through challenging project briefs.          March 7th/8th 2013
                                                                                                                             These assignments are designed to explore all aspects

                                                                                                                                                                                           Further
                                                                                                                             of photographic practice, including the genres of
 The arrival of affordable digital cameras has stimulated      BA Photography fully integrates theory and practice           photography; the range of image formats; meeting or                                Information
 widespread general interest in photography, presenting        throughout each year. Adopting a hands-on approach,           subverting audience expectations; the contexts in which
 the professional photographer with both new                   the programme equips students with key skills, while          photographic media operate; as well as encouraging            School of Media,
 opportunities and challenges. This professional expertise     encouraging students to reflect on their actions              students to experiment with the medium of photography         DIT Photography & Digital Imaging Studio
                                                                                                                             as a form of investigation, communication and
 is highly valued and the BA Photography prepares              and practices. The theoretical (Critical Studies) side                                                                      T: 01 675 2611 (Ann Donohoe, Programme Administrator)
                                                                                                                             representation.
 students for careers in professional photographic media       of the programme provides students with a critical            Professional Studies - incorporates Study Skills, Law,        T: 01 402 3098 (Secretary)
 practice, as well as the broader visual arts sector.          understanding of the context of media and visual arts         and Business.                                                 F: 01 402 3003
                                                               production, while fostering intellectual enquiry into the                                                                   E: ann.donohoe@dit.ie
                                                               nature of society and culture.                                                                                              E: media@dit.ie
What are my                                                    Photography practice modules are underpinned by
                                                                                                                                                                                           W: www.dit.ie/photography


 Career Opportunities?                                         theoretical study of photographic technologies and
                                                               images in the social and institutional context in which the
                                                               photographer operates. In thinking about their own work
 The wide variety of career opportunities include              and how they produce it, students articulate a critical
 commercial and industrial photography, photography            response to the images they create.
 as visual arts practice, multimedia, print and electronic
 media, photojournalism and editorial work.

 Many graduates work in a variety of commercial and
 industrial photographic areas ranging from medical to
 fashion. Others become involved in the media industries,
 while a significant number pursue careers in education
 and postgraduate research.




What other options
do I have after completion?
BA Photography provides a platform for graduates
to undertake postgraduate studies in photography,
art, media and other research areas. Those achieving
the appropriate standard may pursue further study or
additional professional qualifications. DIT offers MPhil and
PhD by research and DIT Masters programmes include
Creative Digital Media, Music Technology, Journalism,
Public Relations, European Public Relations, Public Affairs
and Political Communications.

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                                                                                                                             Module                                                                                  DT596
                                                                                                                                                                                    Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                        Listing                         Minimum № of
 BAINISTIÚ TEICNEOLAÍOCHT NA MEÁIN PHRIONTÁLA & DHIGITEACHA
 BA (BAINISTIÚ TEICNEOLAÍOCHT NA MEÁIN PHRIONTÁLA & DHIGITEACHA) Leibhéal 8                                                  Year One
                                                                                                                                                                                       Subjects    Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      4 YEARS
                                                                                                                             Management                                                   6           2
                                                                                                                             Introduction to Design/Prepress Technology                                               APPROX
                                                                                                                                                                                      Minimum Grade in
 PRINT & DIGITAL MEDIA TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT                                                                                 Introduction to Print & Digital Media                                                    25 PLACES
                                                                                                                                                                                        Maths        Eng
 BA (PRINT & DIGITAL MEDIA TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT) Level 8                                                                    Quantitative Methods
                                                                                                                             Communications                                                                           LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                                                                                        OD3          OD3
                                                                                                                             Introduction to Information Technology                                                   BOLTON ST
                                                                                                                             Post-press & Packaging                                         Other

What is                                                         Learning Outcomes:           What will I                     Year Two
                                                                                                                             Financial Accounting
                                                                                                                                                                                         Requirements


Print & Digital Media                                            study on this programme?                                    Economics
                                                                                                                             Operations Management
Technology Management?
                                                                The participant will study a range of both business and
                                                                                                                             Materials & Paper Technology
                                                                                                                             Industry Structure & Regulatory Issues                 What our                   Students say!
                                                                                                                             Human Resource Management
This course provides a route of entry to professional           technology subjects. The business modules are similar        Management Accounting
careers in the print media industry, which incorporates         to those delivered on a general business programme.          Marketing Services & Production Management             •	 I completed the programme of study within print &
print and packaging. The print media sector is indigenous       Technology subjects focus on the print and digital           Information Technology 2                                  digital media at DIT. Prior to graduation I had already
                                                                media technology sectors. These give the breadth             Law
to Ireland and is traditionally a large employer. Print and                                                                                                                            secured a position within the sector. The skills and
Digital Media Technology Management is a programme              of subject expertise and appreciation to operate             Year Three                                                knowledge I developed during my four years at DIT
                                                                effectively in the industry.                                 Digital Asset Management
which will present the necessary skills to the successful                                                                                                                              have been invaluable to my role as well as to my career
                                                                                                                             Estimating for Print
graduate to enter the print and packaging and associated                                                                     Marketing & Sales                                         development. This programme will certainly prepare you
media sectors in either an administrative or managerial         There is a full semester of Industry placement when the                                                                for industry.
                                                                                                                             Procurement
position. It will also engender a spirit of entrepreneurship.   participant will undertake a project with a firm operating   Industrial Placement                                   •	 The programme of study is very interesting in the way
The programme uses a flexible learning approach and             in the sector.                                               Year Four                                                 business is mixed with print media technology subjects.
encourages professional, managerial, technical and                                                                           Strategic Management                                      It is a great balance. The lecturers are very friendly and
operations skills development.                                                                                               Quality Management                                        know us all. I recommend this programme to anyone who
                                                                                                                             Research Methods
                                                                                                                                                                                       would like an interesting career as well as completing a
                                                                                                                             Finance
                                                                                                                             Environmental Management                                  great programme.

                                                                What other options                                           New Technology

What are my                                                                                                                  Entrepreneurial Studies
                                                                                                                             Dissertation
                                                                do I have after completion?
Career Opportunities?
This level 8 honours degree programme is appropriate
                                                                It is envisaged that a Masters programme will be
                                                                developed for successful graduates of this programme.
                                                                                                                             Further              Information
for persons wishing to commence or develop a career             This programme will be prepared for 2013. Graduates
                                                                                                                             School of Art, Design & Printing
in professional management or business administration           from this programme with the appropriate 2.1 degree can
                                                                                                                             T: 01 402 3778 (Dr. Kevin Byrne, Head of Department)
in the print media sector. It is the career point of entry      gain progression to a range of Master level programmes.
                                                                                                                             E: kevin.byrne@dit.ie
requirement for roles in production management,
                                                                                                                             W: www.dit.ie/printdt596
operations management, estimating, sales and
marketing and general management within the sector.
                                                                                                          d
This programme will also assist in the entry to other
sectors and organisations which require the skills of
                                                                Are there study broa options?
managerial and technical competency.
                                                                               a
                                                                 An ERASMUS agreement is in place with the University
                                                                 of Applied Sciences in Munich, Germany. Students are
                                                                 encouraged to take a semester of comparable ECTS rated
                                                                 subjects there.




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                                                                                                                             Module                                                                                    DT001
                                                                                                                                                                                    Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                       Listing                           Minimum № of
 DEARADH TÁIRGÍ                                                                                                                                                                        Subjects     Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4 YEARS
 BSc (DEARADH TÁIRGÍ) Leibhéal 8                                                                                             Year One
                                                                                                                             Science                                                      6            2
                                                                                                                             Creative Design Fundamentals                                                               APPROX
 PRODUCT DESIGN                                                                                                              Design History
                                                                                                                             Economics
                                                                                                                                                                                      Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                        Maths       Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        32 PLACES
 BSc (PRODUCT DESIGN) Level 8                                                                                                                                                                                           LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                             Marketing                                                  OD3
                                                                                                                             Communications                                                                             AUINGER ST
                                                                                                                             Manufacture and Materials                                      Other                       BOLTON ST
What is                                                         Learning Outcomes:          What will I
                                                                                                                             Computer Applications
                                                                                                                             Marketing
                                                                                                                                                                                         Requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        MOUNTJOY SQ
                                                                                                                             CAD and Drawing
Product Design?                                                  study on this programme?                                    Communications
                                                                                                                             Economics
                                                                                                                             Mathematics
                                                                                                                                                                                    What our                    Students say!
The ever-increasing requirement by industry, commerce,         During the course of the program you will study how the
                                                                                                                             Year Two
retail and domestic markets for new products of all            creative aspect of design as developed in Creative Design     Management and Strategy
varieties has resulted in a thriving industry for businesses   Fundamentals and various Design Innovation Studios                                                                   •	 The trilogy of knowledge this course offers including
                                                                                                                             Applied Creativity in Design
in the area of product design. Dublin Institute of             modules integrate with the manufacturing potential of         Design Innovation
                                                                                                                                                                                       Engineering, Business and Creative Design is fundamental
Technology has developed this programme in response            your design supported by modules such as Manufacture          Virtual Modelling                                         to producing an exceptional product designer and even
to market demand to produce graduates with the                 and Materials through to analysis of your design as taught    Modelmaking and Rendering                                 an entrepreneur.
                                                                                                                             Mathematics                                            •	 After graduating from Product Design there were many
necessary theoretical knowledge and practical skills to        in Design Analysis. The technologies involved in bringing
                                                                                                                             Applied Innovation in Design                              job possibilities available to me. The area that I chose to
work in today’s demanding design fields.                       a concept to market will be outlined and planned in           Science
                                                               modules such as Economics, Marketing and Legal                                                                          look for work in was medical devices. The Product Design
                                                                                                                             Product Visualisation
The role of the product designer is to oversee the             Aspects of Product Design. You will be supported by           Rapid Product Development
                                                                                                                                                                                       course enabled me to explore this line of work because
complete development cycle of a product in industry.           modules such as New Product Introduction and Business         Design Tools and Technology                               as part of the curriculum there was a semester of classes
Graduates will be capable of applying engineering              Process Management when you enter both National and           Marketing Research                                        that introduced the medical device industry and much
principles in order to evolve a product’s development          International competitions. Your final year project will      Year Three                                                of what I learnt is used daily in my job. Most of the work I
cycle from initial concepts to manufacturing stage.            allow you to bring all these various areas together in        Enterprise Development / Business Process Management      do involves working closely with small groups of people,
                                                                                                                             Creative Design Studio                                    leading brainstorm sessions, using and developing new
                                                               order to propose, conceptualise, design and develop your
                                                                                                                             Design and Manufacturing Methods                          technologies. These are all skills that I learnt from Product
                                                               ideas to a professional and industrial standard.              Design for Tooling and Manufacture
What are my                                                                                                                  Design Theory
                                                                                                                             New Product Introduction
                                                                                                                                                                                       Design at DIT.

                                                                                                                             Product Development Studio
Career Opportunities?
                                                               What other options
                                                                                                                             Legal Aspects of Product Design
                                                                                                                             Design Analysis Electro Technology                     Further                Information
Product Design offers a career which can be utilized in a                                                                    Year Four
                                                                                                                             Integrated Design                                      School of Manufacturing & Design Engineering
broad array of industries. Every product moves through         do I have after completion?                                   Time Compression Technologies                          T: 01 402 3626 (Maeve Coyne, Secretary)
a development cycle, which some professions will have                                                                        Applied Design Medical/Automotive                      T: 01 402 3845 (Michael Ring, Programme Leader)
contact with as the design develops but the product                                                                          Design Innovation Research                             T: 01 402 3843 (William Bergin, Head of Department)
designer oversees the complete development cycle.              Students who have reached the appropriate honours             Design Innovation Conceptualisation
                                                                                                                                                                                    E: michael.ring@dit.ie or william.bergin@dit.ie
From the electronic industry to the automotive, medical        standard may have access to a range of Masters degrees        Final Year Project
                                                                                                                             Marketing Case Studies                                 W: www.dit.ie/manufacturing
and aero industries, the product designer contributes          in DIT and elsewhere in Higher Education.
                                                                                                                             Professional Practice
his skill and expertise in helping to develop and drive
these areas.

                                                                                   d
Those who qualify with a Bachelor of Science ( Product
                                                               Are there study broa options?
Design ) Degree are eligible for full membership of the
Institution of Engineering Designers.
                                                                              a
                                                               An International exchange programme exists with Hong
                                                               Kong Polytechnic University, San Francisco State University
                                                               in the USA and Canberra University in Australia. Along
                                                               with these, there are many exchange opportunities with
                                                               Universities throughout the European Union through the
                                                               ERASMUS program


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                                                                                                                                     Module                                                                                              DT571
                                                                                                                                                                                                       Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                                 Listing                                   Minimum № of
 CÚRAM SÓISIALTA                                                                                                                                                                                          Subjects     Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         3 YEARS
 BA (CÚRAM SÓISIALTA) Leibhéal 8                                                                                                     Year One onwards:
                                                                                                                                     Sociological Perspectives on Irish Society                              6            2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         APPROX
                                                                                                                                     Psychology & Human Development
 SOCIAL CARE                                                                                                                         Principles of Professional Practice in Social Care
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Maths      Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         44 PLACES
 BA (SOCIAL CARE) Level 8                                                                                                            Introduction to Irish Social Policy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                                     Intellectual Disabilities & Working with the Elderly                  OD3          OD3
                                                                                                                                     Introduction to the Art Process in Education & Development                                          MOUNTJOY SQ
                                                                                                                                     Drama in Education Health & Well-Being
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Other

What is                                                       Learning Outcomes:               What will I                           Communications
                                                                                                                                     Law
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                                          All students will be
                                                                                                                                     Tutorials                                                            vetted by An Garda
Social Care?                                                   study on this programme?                                              Practice Placement (30 days to be organised by the School)                 Síochána.
                                                                                                                                     Year Two
Social care workers plan and provide professional,           Specifically, the aims are:                                             Sociological Perspectives on Irish Society
                                                                                                                                     Political Traditions & Public Policy Making
                                                                                                                                                                                                       What our                   Students say!
individual or group care to clients with personal and        •	 To familiarise students with the latest concepts and theoretical
                                                                                                                                     Practice Options
social needs. Client groups are varied and include              developments in the relevant academic disciplines.                   Critical Perspectives in Abnormal Psychology
children and adolescents in residential care; young          •	 To facilitate the personal development of students as self-          Principles of Professional Practice in Social Care                •	 In general, I found all staff very approachable and
people in detention schools; people with intellectual           aware, reflective, altruistic, empathic social care professionals.   Research Methods                                                     genuine. I thoroughly enjoyed my experience of first
or physical disabilities; people who are homeless;           •	 To provide students with a structured, supervised exposure           Working with Communities                                             year. The highlight was without doubt my placement.
                                                                                                                                     Drama or Understanding & Facilitating the Art Process in Social   •	 The experience of first year was very interesting and
people with alcohol/drug dependency; families in the            to social care practice, by means of practice placements.
                                                                                                                                     Care
community; or older people. Social care workers strive to    •	 To develop skills relevant to social care practice.                                                                                       extremely good fun. While some classes were very
                                                                                                                                     Practice Placement (60 days to be organised by the School)
support, protect, guide and advocate on behalf of clients.   The objective of the course is that, upon graduation,                                                                                        challenging, the help given from the lecturers was
                                                                                                                                     Year Three
Social care work is based on interpersonal relationships     students will be eligible for employment as social care                                                                                      readily available and really accessible. I would definitely
                                                                                                                                     Social Policy & Social Change
which require empathy, strong communication skills,          workers. Specifically, graduates will:                                  Legal & Critical Social Care Practice Perspectives                   recommend this course to anyone interested in a career
self awareness and an ability to use critical reflection.    •	 Have experienced three different practice placements, in a           Social Psychology Skills & Approaches to Professional Helping        in social care.
Teamwork and interdisciplinary work are also important.         variety of social care settings, which will prepare them for         Principles of Professional Practice in Social Care
                                                                professional practice and enable them to make informed               Applied Research Methods
                                                                                                                                     Research Portfolio
                                                                choices as to which area of practice they are best suited.
                                                                                                                                     Integrated Learning Portfolio
                                                             •	 Be equipped to study at Masters level and, ultimately, to            Critical Reflection

What are my                                                     contribute to the Irish social care research literature.
                                                             The learning outcomes of the BA (Hons.) in Social Care are:
                                                                                                                                     Practice Placement

                                                             •	 An ability to critically analyse social arrangements and to act
Career Opportunities?                                           as agents of social change, not just as deliverers of a service:
                                                                shaping services rather than merely delivering them.                 Further               Information
Social care is a profession characterised by working         •	 Strong critical reflection and analytic ability with respect to
                                                                service delivery.                                                    School of Social Sciences & Law
with marginalised or disadvantaged people in a caring,
                                                             •	 A confidence in their knowledge base and their potential to          T: 01 402 4164 (School Office)
compassionate way. Graduates may work with children
                                                                assume leadership positions in the social care sector.               E: socialsciences@dit.ie
and adolescents in residential child care, people with
                                                             •	 An ability to search out information from a range of                 W: www.dit.ie/socialscienceslaw
intellectual disabilities, the homeless, people with
alcohol/drug dependency, families in the community,             documentary and electronic sources; to frame coherent
the aged, asylum seekers/refugees and so on.                    research questions and produce high quality written reports.




                                                             What other options
Are there study bro options?           ad
                                                             do I have after completion?
               a
There is an opportunity in 3rd year to study abroad          Graduates of this Level 8 programme will be eligible to
on the Erasmus programme. This year, five students           progress to Masters Degrees (Level 9) in a wide range of
completed their practice placement abroad in Malawi.         disciplines across the Social Sciences, e.g. MA in Child,
                                                             Family and Community Studies; Masters in Social Work;
                                                             MA in Criminology.

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                                                                                                                         Module                                                                                            DT406A
                                                                                                                                                                                         Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                   Listing
 BAINISTIÚ TURASÓIREACHTA                                                                                                                                                                       The Minimum entry
                                                                                                                                                                                             requirement for the BSc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           1 YEARS
 BSc (BAINISTIÚ TURASÓIREACHTA) Leibhéal 8                                                                               Year One                                                              (Honours) in Tourism
                                                                                                                         Both semesters provide core modules in strategic management,    Management is a Merit Lower
                                                                                                                         entrepreneurship, research methods, marketing strategy and                                        APPROX
 TOURISM MANAGEMENT                                                                                                      strategic human resources. These modules are enhanced
                                                                                                                         through the provision of optional modules in both terms. All
                                                                                                                                                                                        or above in an Ordinary Degree
                                                                                                                                                                                            in Tourism Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           10 PLACES
 BSc (TOURISM MANAGEMENT) Level 8                                                                                                                                                            or equivalent. Students       LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                         students complete a dissertation during their studies.           graduating from other third-
                                                                                                                                                                                            level institutions with an
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           CATHAL
                                                                                                                         Semester 1:                                                     equivalent qualification who      BRUGHA ST
What is                                                     Learning Outcomes:           What will I
                                                                                                                         Entrepreneurship
                                                                                                                         Marketing Strategy
                                                                                                                                                                                          are seeking an honours level
                                                                                                                                                                                           degree are encouraged to
                                                                                                                         Research Methods
Tourism Management?                                          study on this programme?                                    Dissertation
                                                                                                                                                                                        apply. Students will be selected
                                                                                                                                                                                         on the basis of their academic
                                                                                                                         Option(s)                                                         results. Final selection may
                                                                                                                         Semester 2:                                                           involve an interview.
This one year programme provides an opportunity             The offering of the BSc (Honours) in Tourism                 Strategic Management Seminars
for students who have successfully completed the BA         Management programme further develops the learners’          Strategic Human Resource Management
Ordinary degree in Tourism Management to attain             key skills, their strategic ability and their knowledge of   Dissertation
                                                                                                                         Option(s)
an honours degree in a further single year of study.
It runs in conjunction with the BSc (Honours) in
                                                            the tourism management discipline. The BSc Programme
                                                            provides a learning environment which builds upon the                                                                        What our                    Students say!
Leisure Management and BSc (Honours) in Hospitality         tourism management discipline at ordinary degree level
Management.                                                 and encourages a theoretical approach and a research
                                                                                                                                                                                          •	 I enrolled as a mature student for the add-on
                                                            ethos. It provides a programme of study that enhances
                                                                                                                                                                                             programme mainly because I wanted a refresher after
                                                            relationships with industry and the school as a centre
                                                            of excellence in the tourism management area and it
                                                                                                                         Further              Information                                    many years of work in hospitality. I found the lectures

What are my
                                                                                                                                                                                             enjoyable and very interesting, and we often got
                                                            encourages social, ethical and leadership competencies
                                                                                                                         School of Hospitality Management & Tourism                          visits from guest lecturers and industry practitioners
                                                            in this specified field.
                                                                                                                         T: 01 402 7559 (Dr. Ziene Mottiar)                                  which were also very inspiring. There were quite a lot
Career Opportunities?                                       It is this combination of higher learning outcomes
                                                                                                                         E: tourism.hospitality@dit.ie                                       of assignments to write during the course, which was
                                                                                                                         W: www.dit.ie/hospitality                                           a bit challenging for me at the start, but fortunately
                                                            that warrants an Honours award. This higher level of
                                                                                                                                                                                             there was plenty of support from both academic
This programme is designed to enable graduates to gain      learning can be displayed by acquiring and utilising the
                                                                                                                                                                                             staff and fellow students. Group assignments were
employment in challenging positions within the tourism      additional cognitive skills of evaluation and synthesis
                                                                                                                                                                                             great fun and I could learn from other students. We
sector with varying degrees of responsibility. Graduates    which will be ensured by the modules offered.
                                                                                                                                                                                             often had to present our assignments, which was
can expect to find employment in management positions
                                                                                                                                                                                             a good public speaking exercise. I found that the
in areas including airlines, transport companies, the
                                                                                                                                                                                             course really improved my writing, organisation and
travel sector and with statutory agencies. There are also
                                                                                                                                                                                             communication skills.
graduate opportunities in consultancy, research and
further education.



                                                            What other options
                                                            do I have after completion?
                                                            Students who have reached the appropriate honours
                                                            standard have access to a range of Masters Degrees in
                                                            DIT and elsewhere in Higher Education.




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                                                                                                                           Module                                                                                              DT412
                                                                                                                                                                                              Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                       Listing                                    Minimum № of
 MARGAÍOCHT NA TURASÓIREACHTA                                                                                                                                                                    Subjects    Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                4 YEARS
 BSc (MARGAÍOCHT NA TURASÓIREACHTA) Leibhéal 8                                                                             Year One
                                                                                                                           Semester 1                                                               6           2
                                                                                                                           Applied Communications 1, Management 1, Computer                                                     APPROX
 TOURISM MARKETING                                                                                                         Applications, Languages 1,Tourism Studies, Marketing for the
                                                                                                                           Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure Sector.
                                                                                                                                                                                                Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                                  Maths      Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                45 PLACES
 BSc (TOURISM MARKETING) Level 8                                                                                                                                                                                                LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                           Semester 2                                                             OC3          OD3
                                                                                                                           Accounting for Tourism, Tourism Destinations, Applied                                                CATHAL
                                                                                                                           Communications 2, Languages 2, Economics for the Tourism,                  Other                     BRUGHA ST
What is                                                          Learning Outcomes:         What will I
                                                                                                                           Hospitality & Leisure Sectors, Heritage Culture & Tourism.
                                                                                                                           Year Two
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                               At least OD3 in one of
                                                                                                                                                                                               Irish, French, German,
Tourism Marketing?                                                study on this programme?                                 Semester 1
                                                                                                                           Management Accounting - Costing & Decision-Making,                     Spanish or Italian.
                                                                                                                           Sustainable Tourism, Languages 3, Tourism Intermediary

                                                                                                                                                                                              What our
                                                                                                                           Marketing, Database & Industry Software, Management 2.
This four-year honours degree offers an academic                 This degree’s strong focus on marketing is nevertheless
foundation in the cognate discipline of marketing as             supportive of a broad business and management
                                                                                                                           Semester 2
                                                                                                                           Human Resource Management, Marketing Research for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Students say!
applied to the national and international tourism sectors.       perspective, directed at the tourism industry. It thus    Hospitality & Tourism, Languages 4, Data Analysis, Destination
                                                                 provides graduates with the firm basis of a business      & Product Marketing, Option 1.
                                                                                                                                                                                              •	 The importance of networking was drilled into us when
                                                                 career in the management and marketing of tourism         Year Three
                                                                                                                                                                                                 studying Tourism Marketing; only now I appreciate
                                                                 enterprises such as visitor attractions, destination      Semester 1

What are my                                                                                                                eTourism, Tourism Law, Management Accounting - Planning &
                                                                                                                                                                                                 the importance of this as I liaise with the Golf and
                                                                 management companies, tour operators, travel agencies,
                                                                                                                           Control, Tourism Policy & Planning, Option 2, Option 3.               Leisure Manager of Roganstown, the MD of Initiative
                                                                 hotels, conference centres and management bureaux.
                                                                                                                           Semester 2                                                            Vacations, the Product Manager of Sunway; all of
Career Opportunities?                                                                                                      Professional Internship 6 months.                                     whom I studied with in DIT Cathal Brugha Street. Not
                                                                                                                           A period of professional internship in the tourism industry is        only did I make friends for life, we now work together
                                                                                                                           undertaken in this semester.
The programme is designed to enable students gain                                                                                                                                                on a regular basis. My first job after graduation was
                                                                                                                           Year Four
employment in challenging graduate level positions
in tourism sales and marketing roles. Graduates with
                                                                 What other options                                        Semester 1
                                                                                                                           Global to Local: Economic Geography of the Tourism Industry,
                                                                                                                                                                                                 in an online travel company where my passion for
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Internet marketing started. My biggest achievement
                                                                                                                                                                                                 to date was being named Entrepreneur of the Year
marketing competence can expect to find employment in
the marketing function of a variety of tourism enterprises
                                                                 do I have after completion?                               Marketing Strategy for Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure, Marketing
                                                                                                                           Communications, Research Methods, Option 4, Option 5.                 2009. My time at DIT gave me insights into the travel
including tourism co-operatives, national and regional
                                                                                                                           Semester 2                                                            industry, a well recognised degree, and confidence. I
                                                                                                                           Strategic Management Seminars, EU Tourism Policy & Law,               am still in touch with my class mates and lecturers and
tourism organisations, hotels, visitor centres (domestic         Students who have reached the appropriate honours
                                                                                                                           Dissertation.                                                         am grateful for the head start that I got from DIT.
and international) self-employment, project management,          standard may have access to a wide range of Masters
technology management, community development,                    degrees in DIT and elsewhere in Higher Education.                                                                            •	 I decided to do the Tourism Marketing course because
public sector support and financial institutions. In addition,                                                                                                                                   there seemed to be a great mix between business,
there are opportunities for graduates in consultancy,                                                                                                                                            marketing and tourism itself. The lecturers in DIT were
research and postgraduate education.                                                                                       Further                Information                                    definitely helpful, the tutors have great experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                 themselves so the knowledge we gained was extremely
                                                                                                                                                                                                 valuable and easily applicable in the workplace.
                                                                                                                           School of Hospitality Management & Tourism
                                                                                                                                                                                              •	 As part of the course I did a work placement in the
                                                                                                                           T: 01 402 4352
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Guinness Storehouse in the marketing department.
                                                                                                                           E: tourism.hospitality@dit.ie
                                                                                                                                                                                                 As an intern I got involved in lots of different projects:
                                            d                                                                              W: www.dit.ie/hospitality
Are there study broa options?                                                                                                                                                                    digital marketing; tracing media coverage; increasing
                                                                                                                                                                                                 visibility of the Guinness Storehouse on the Internet;
               a                                                                                                                                                                                 updating websites; conducting travel guides’ audit;
Tourism Marketing students are offered the opportunity                                                                                                                                           and creating language school resource pack. Straight
to undertake Erasmus study abroad in semester two of                                                                                                                                             after finishing my course I was employed by Guinness
year two. Students may study through English or through                                                                                                                                          Storehouse and now assist the team with various
the chosen language. Destinations include France,                                                                                                                                                marketing activities, focusing on increasing visibility
Germany, Spain, Austria, Holland, Finland and Hungary.                                                                                                                                           in the digital and social media environment.




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                                                                                                                          Module                                                                                       DT589
                                                                                                                                                                                            Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                      Listing                                   Minimum № of
 AMHARCEALAÍN (INIS ARCÁIN)                                                                                                                                                                   Subjects     Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       4 YEARS
 BA (AMHARCEALAÍN) Leibhéal 8                                                                                             Year One
                                                                                                                          In Year one, the emphasis is primarily placed on research. As
                                                                                                                          analysis & development are required to organise information                                  APPROX
 VISUAL ART (SHERKIN ISLAND)                                                                                              gathered during the course of research and to extend its
                                                                                                                          scope, considerable emphasis is placed upon analysis &
                                                                                                                                                                                              Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                               Maths       Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       20 PLACES
 BA (VISUAL ART) Level 8                                                                                                                                                                                               LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                          development. Realisation is a skill that is developed later as
                                                                                                                          participants acquire greater experience of art practice and                                  SHERKIN ISLAND
                                                                                                                          acquire greater physical and conceptual skills.                          Other

What is                                                     Learning Outcomes:           What will I                      Year Two
                                                                                                                          In Year two, the emphasis upon analysis & development
                                                                                                                                                                                                Requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                                 *Interview and
                                                                                                                                                                                               Portfolio of recent
Visual Art?                                                  study on this programme?                                     and realisation is increased while the emphasis on research
                                                                                                                          decreases. Participants are expected to continue to develop         Artwork. Interviews
                                                                                                                          the research and analysis and development skills acquired            will be held at the
                                                                                                                          during stage.                                                         Community Hall,
On completing the programme graduates will be able          This four year modular honours degree programme,                                                                                 Sherkin Island in early
to demonstrate an advanced comprehension of the             delivered on Sherkin Island, County Cork offers a             Year Three
                                                                                                                                                                                                    May 2014.
                                                                                                                          In Year three equal emphasis is placed upon research, analysis
nature, role and potential of Art in the context of their   dynamic and creative education in the Visual Arts and is
                                                                                                                          and development and realisation. This marks a significant
community and in a wider international context, a           fully accredited, managed and delivered by the Dublin         increase in the emphasis upon realisation as participants are
critical comprehension of historical and contemporary       Institute of Technology.                                      expected to develop a critical understanding of their choice of
developments in Art; and a thorough mastery of the                                                                        medium in relation to the concept they are exploring.
materials, techniques and skills appropriate to their       The first two Years are highly structured and are             Year Four
own artistic interests. Additionally they will develop      designed to give the participants basic technical skills in   In Year four emphasis in both Studio and Critical Studies is
professional artistic skills necessary for the visual       drawing, painting, photography and digital media (both        placed upon participants achieving a critical understanding
                                                                                                                          of the nature of their particular practice. Consequently and
expression of significant ideas and concepts and an         word-processing and image manipulation), and a good
                                                                                                                          in recognition of the diversity in approach of contemporary
ability to present their work in a professional manner.     understanding of the critical concerns and context of         art practice, each participant is required to decide upon and
                                                            modern and contemporary art practice.                         agree with the programme team an appropriate emphasis for
                                                                                                                          the assessment criteria in relation to her/his work.
                                                            The final two Years are increasingly self-directed allowing
                                                            participants to develop their particular focus in terms of
What are my                                                 medium and content. This builds upon research methods
                                                            and skills developed in stages one and two, which allows      Further               Information
Career Opportunities?                                       participants to develop a similar self-directed approach
                                                            in Critical Theory.                                           Admissions Office
                                                                                                                          T: 01 402 3445
Graduates establish themselves as professional artists                                                                    E: admissions@dit.ie
and can also find employment in the cultural and                                                                          W: www.dit.ievisualartsherkinislanddt589
community sectors as gallery and studio assistants,
arts officers in County Council Offices as curators and
as arts administrators. There are also opportunities for
employment in the teaching profession and to pursue
graduate studies up to PhD level.
                                                            What other options
                                                            do I have after completion?
                                                            Graduates who achieve the appropriate honours
                                                            standard have access to a range of taught Masters,
                                                            MPhil and PhD degrees by research in DIT or elsewhere
                                                            in Ireland and abroad.




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                                                                                                                                  Module                                                                                     DT533
                                                                                                                                                                                           Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                              Listing                          Minimum № of
 STAIDÉAR AMHAIRC & CRITICE                                                                                                                                                                   Subjects     Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             3 YEARS
 BA (STAIDÉAR AMHAIRC & CRITICE) Leibhéal 8                                                                                        Year One
                                                                                                                                   Search & Research                                             6            2
                                                                                                                                   Whose History?                                                                            APPROX
 VISUAL & CRITICAL STUDIES                                                                                                         Introduction to Philosophy & Aesthetics
                                                                                                                                   Technologies of Today: Web Design
                                                                                                                                                                                             Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                               Maths         Eng
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             20 PLACES
 BA (VISUAL & CRITICAL STUDIES) Level 8                                                                                                                                                                                      LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                                   After Nationhood                                                         HC3
                                                                                                                                   Vision & Spectacle                                                                        MOUNTJOY SQ
                                                                                                                                   What is Study?                                                  Other

What is                                                        Learning Outcomes:              What will I                         Year Two
                                                                                                                                   Resistance: Cultures of Protest
                                                                                                                                                                                                Requirements


Visual & Critical Studies?                                      study on this programme?                                           Fractured Worlds
                                                                                                                                   Collaborative Learning: Work Placement Module


The BA Visual and Critical Studies is the study of             On the BA Visual and Critical Studies the study of
                                                                                                                                   Body Culture: The Visualized Self Today
                                                                                                                                   Ethics, Polemics                                        What our                   Students say!
                                                                                                                                   Archive Studies
contemporary visual culture. Students learn about the          contemporary visual culture is centred on academic                  What is the Topic?
production and mediation of visual culture across the          excellence in research practice, writing and presentation                                                                   •	 Contemporary approach to cultural studies and the
                                                                                                                                   Year Three
fields of art, design, film, photography, exhibition and       skills. With a blend of individual and group learning,              Talking Points: Public Seminars                            study of the visual in every form, the BA in Visual and
digital and print media today.                                 written assignments and presentation work, you will                 Thesis Preparation                                         Critical Studies is a collaboration of theory based
                                                               apply your research to the contemporary industries of               Written Thesis Project                                     learning, discussion, cultural critique and group
The programme brings the past and present together to          visual culture: from art galleries, design companies and            Art & Society                                              learning. You learn critical skills, visual history and its
                                                                                                                                   Exhibiting Memory: Cultures of Monuments & Museums
understand how visual culture functions in today’s world.      museums to publishing and media outlets.                                                                                       modern importance.
                                                                                                                                   Ireland, Film & Documentary
There are modules on theories of visual culture, histories     You learn about:                                                                                                            •	 My favourite part of the programme is the diversity
                                                                                                                                   Narrative in Visual Culture
of art and design, site visits and work placements, as well    •	 key trends and debates in recent cultural history                Play & Games                                               between modules, ranging from Typography to
as lectures from visiting practitioners who document,          •	 recent histories of art and design                               Post Modern Aesthetics: Deconstructing Derrida             Philosophy.
mediate and promote visual culture today.                      •	 the main philosophical and sociological theories                 Psychology of Space, City Mapping                       •	 Learn the importance and relevance of images and
                                                                  underpinning contemporary visual culture including:              Typography, Culture & Society                              visual culture in everyday life; how to think and
                                                                                                                                   Virtual Environments
                                                                  aesthetics, postcolonial theory, strategies of protest,                                                                     analyze critically, engaging with contemporary art

What are my
                                                                  theories of vision and spectacle, methods of history-                                                                       and visual culture. I have gained an appreciation for
                                                                  making through material culture                                                                                             art, exhibitions, museums and visual culture generally.
                                                               •	 research practices including the use of archival,                                                                        •	 You study philosophy, visual arts and cultural studies -
Career Opportunities?                                             primary, and secondary sources                                  Further                Information                          it is a unique course as it is hard to get these subjects
                                                               •	 critical methods of analysis                                                                                                together in any other college.
                                                               •	 the relationship between research and industries of              School of Art, Design & Printing                        •	 The modules help you learn new ways to think about
Graduates will be able to work in visual culture industries,
                                                                  visual culture                                                   T: 01 402 4138 (School Office)                             the world and yourself in it.
in sectors promoting and mediating visual culture.
                                                               and how to:                                                         F: 01 402 4297                                          •	 I enjoy exploring cultural identity, fine art, using
These roles include researchers, audience advocates,
                                                               •	 research and critique visual culture through the application     E: artdesignprinting@dit.ie                                philosophy within the arts, going to galleries and
exhibition planners, project archivists, cultural policy
                                                                  of professional-standard writing and editorial skills            W: www.dit.ie/visualartsherkinislanddt589                  events as part of the programme.
advisors, research developers, and cultural journalists:
                                                               •	 utilize and develop multi-media presentation and                                                                         •	 We work in groups, review and interpret readings and
critics, writers and broadcasters for publications and
                                                                  documentation systems, including visual, print and                                                                          visual culture. I particularly like the modules in web
popular media on visual culture.
                                                                  web technologies                                                                                                            design, aesthetics and the study of research.
                                                               •	 apply research on visual culture to current industry contexts
                                                               •	 work independently to initiate and undertake in-depth           What other options                                       •	 The BA in Visual and Critical Studies is the study of
                                                                                                                                                                                              visual culture, past and present and the theories
                                                                  research on visual culture relevant to contemporary society                                                                 surrounding the production and dissemination of
                                          d                                                                                       do I have after completion?
Are there study broa options?                                  •	 collaborate on team projects to organize and curate
                                                                  publications and events on visual culture
                                                                                                                                                                                              visual culture. You learn how to analyze visual culture
                                                                                                                                                                                              in a critical context and how to assess the role of the
               a                                                                                                                                                                              visual in society today.
                                                                                                                                  Graduates who achieve the appropriate honours
Yes, in the second year on the Visual and Critical Studies                                                                        standard may have access to a range of taught Masters,
programme students may study with an international                                                                                MPhil and PhD degrees by research in DIT or elsewhere
Erasmus partner.                                                                                                                  in Ireland and abroad.




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                                                                                                                          Module                                                                                   DT418
                                                                                                                                                                                     Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                     Listing                              Minimum № of
 BAINISTÍOCHT EALAÍON NA mBÁICÉIREACHTA & NA TAOSRÁNAÍOCHTA
 BSc (BAINISTÍOCHT EALAÍON NA mBÁICÉIREACHTA & NA TAOSRÁNAÍOCHTA) Leibhéal 7                                              Year One
                                                                                                                                                                                        Subjects   Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   3 YEARS
                                                                                                                          Communications                                                   5
                                                                                                                          Hygiene & Safety                                                                         APPROX
 BAKING & PASTRY ARTS MANAGEMENT                                                                                          Management Principles
                                                                                                                          Ingredient Studies 1
                                                                                                                                                                                        Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                         Maths     Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   68 PLACES
 BSc (BAKING & PASTRY ARTS MANAGEMENT) Level 7                                                                                                                                                                     LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                          Professional Baking Bread 1                                    OD3        OD3
                                                                                                                          Professional Baking Cake 1                                                               CATHAL
                                                                                                                          Culinary Information Systems                                       Other                 BRUGHA ST
What is                                                    Learning Outcomes:            What will I
                                                                                                                          Quality Assurance Baking
                                                                                                                          Introduction to Culinary Science
                                                                                                                                                                                          Requirements

                                                                                                                          Baking Technology 1
Baking & Pastry Arts                                        study on this programme?                                      Professional Baking Bread 2

Management?                                                                                                               Professional Baking Cake 2
                                                                                                                          Year Two                                                   Further              Information
                                                           This programme offers a wide range of opportunities
                                                                                                                          Ingredient Studies 2
The baking industry is both national and international     for individuals who wish to pursue a career in Baking          Professional Baking Sweetbreads 1                           School of Art, Design & Printing
in character and embraces small artisan bakeries,          and Pastry Arts Management. This programme meets               Professional Baking Morning Goods & Biscuits                T: 01 402 4744 (Mr. Eugene Kane)
large scale mass production bakeries, delicatessens        the demand for a graduate. The overall objective of the        Human Resources Management
                                                                                                                                                                                      T: 01 402 4344 (School Office)
                                                           programme is to develop the individual with the requisite      Information Technology
and sandwich bars. It has expanded rapidly in the                                                                                                                                     E: eugene.kane@dit.ie
                                                           social, technical and business skills, underpinned by          Services Marketing
last decade giving rise to a growing demand for                                                                           Financial & Cost Accountancy                                E: scaft@dit.ie
professional managers.                                     a knowledge base in order to pursue successful and
                                                                                                                          Baking Technology 2                                         W: www.dit.ie/culinary
                                                           fulfilling careers in the Baking and Pastry Arts industries.   Professional Baking Sweetbreads 2
                                                                                                                          Professional Baking Tarts & Pastries
                                                                                                                          Students select two options (subject-to-demand) from the
                                                                                                                          following:
                                                                                                                          Gastronomy 1
What are my                                                                                                               Languages (choice)

                                                           What other options
                                                                                                                          International Legal Studies

Career Opportunities?                                                                                                     Year Three
                                                                                                                          Consumer Behaviour
                                                           do I have after completion?                                    Research Methods
This programme recognises the diversity of opportunities                                                                  Bakery Operations Management
                                                                                                                          Baked Food-Product Test
available to the graduate. Career opportunities include:
                                                           Students successfully completing this programme                Viennoserie & Konditorie Arts
Bakery, Pastry Art, Delicatessens and Sandwich Bar                                                                        Artisan Breads Technology
                                                           will be eligible to apply for consideration to transfer
Management. There are entrepreneurial opportunities                                                                       Baked Foods Functional Ingredients & Allergens
                                                           to the BA in Culinary Arts, the BSc in Culinary
for ownership of a variety of bakery and pastry based                                                                     Baked Foods-Product Development
                                                           Entrepreneurship and similar programmes in DIT and
operations. In addition there may be opportunities for                                                                    Students select two options (subject to demand) from the
                                                           elsewhere in Higher Education.                                 following:
graduates in education, consultancy and research.
                                                                                                                          Food Entrepreneurship
                                                                                                                          Languages (choice)
                                                                                                                          Introduction to Microbiology




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                                                                                                                          Module                                                                                 DT408
                                                                                                                                                                                     Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                   Listing                                Minimum № of
 BAINISTÍOCHT AÍOCHTA                                                                                                                                                                   Subjects     Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 3 YEARS
 BA (BAINISTÍOCHT AÍOCHTA) Leibhéal 7                                                                                     Year One
                                                                                                                          Applied Communications 1 & 2                                     5
                                                                                                                          Computer Applications                                                                  APPROX
 HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT                                                                                                   Economics
                                                                                                                          Food & Beverage Studies
                                                                                                                                                                                        Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                         Maths       Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 50 PLACES
 BA (HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT) Level 7                                                                                                                                                                             LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                          Fundamentals of Accounting                                     OD3          OD3
                                                                                                                          Introduction to Rooms Division Management                                              CATHAL
                                                                                                                          Hospitality Industry Studies                                       Other               BRUGHA ST
What is                                                                What will I
                                                            Learning Outcomes:
                                                                                                                          Food & Beverage Culinary Theory
                                                                                                                          Languages
                                                                                                                                                                                          Requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                       At least OD3 in one of:

Hospitality Management?                                     study other options
                                                            Whaton this programme?                                        Management 1
                                                                                                                          Marketing
                                                                                                                                                                                       Irish, French, German,
                                                                                                                                                                                          Spanish or Italian.
                                                                                                                          Year Two
                                                            do I have after completion?                                   Human Resource Management
This degree programme offers a challenging opportunity
for those individuals who wish to pursue a career in
                                                                                                                          Languages
                                                                                                                          Management 2
                                                                                                                                                                                     Further                Information
management in the hospitality industry. This dynamic        Students who have reached the appropriate standards           Management Accounting - Costing & Decision Making
                                                                                                                                                                                      School of Hospitality Management & Tourism
course provides a future orientated and industry focused    may have access to the one year BSc in Hospitality            In the second semester students undertake a Professional
                                                                                                                                                                                      T: 01 402 4352
curriculum. Final year students will have the opportunity   Management (add-on) programme (DT408A) and other              Internship.
                                                                                                                                                                                      E: tourism.hospitality@dit.ie
to follow a specialised stream in one of the following      programmes in DIT and elsewhere in Higher Education.          Year Three
                                                                                                                          Data Analysis                                               W: www.dit.ie/hospitality
areas: Food and Beverage Management, Rooms Division
                                                                                                                          Enterprise Development
Management or Conference and Event Management.
                                                                                                                          Financial Accounting
                                                                                d
                                                                              oa options?
                                                                                                                          Hospitality Law I
                                                            Are there study br                                            Information Systems
                                                                           a                                              Management Accounting - Planning & Control
What are my                                                  In year 2 of the programme students have the
                                                                                                                          Strategic Management
                                                                                                                           & a range of Options
                                                             opportunity to participate in a professional internship in
Career Opportunities?                                        selected hospitality organisations in Ireland, Europe and
                                                             the United States.
Career opportunities are almost limitless in hotels,
food and tourism enterprises worldwide. Graduates
are trained professionals with sound operational work
experience and a comprehensive understanding of the
hospitality industry. As such, they are in demand by a
large cross section of the industry from general and
operational management within the tourism industry,
to more specialised areas. Career opportunities in this
sector include marketing and sales, HRM, food and
beverage management, rooms division management,
and conferencing management in Ireland and abroad.




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                                                                                                                          Module                                                                                            DT411
                                                                                                                                                                                          Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                     Listing                                   Minimum № of
 BAINISTIÚ FÓILLÍOCHTA                                                                                                                                                                       Subjects     Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            3 YEARS
 BA (BAINISTIÚ FÓILLÍOCHTA) Leibhéal 7                                                                                    Year One
                                                                                                                          Semester 1                                                            5
                                                                                                                          Leisure    Studies,    Computer      Applications,    Applied                                     APPROX
 LEISURE MANAGEMENT                                                                                                       Communications 1, Languages 1, Management 1, Safety
                                                                                                                          Programme for Leisure Management
                                                                                                                                                                                             Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                              Maths       Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                            60 PLACES
 BA (LEISURE MANAGEMENT) Level 7                                                                                                                                                                                            LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                          Semester 2                                                          OD3          OD3
                                                                                                                          Applied Communications 2, Marketing, Languages 2,                                                 CATHAL
                                                                                                                          Leadership in Health, Activity & Nutrition, Economics, EITHER           Other                     BRUGHA ST
What is                                                      Learning Outcomes:           What will I
                                                                                                                          Leisure & Sport Sectors OR Aquatic Studies
                                                                                                                          Year Two
                                                                                                                                                                                               Requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                            At least OD3 in one of:
                                                                                                                                                                                            Irish, French, German,
Leisure Management?                                           study on this programme?                                    Semester 1
                                                                                                                          Human Resource Management, Accounting for Tourism                    Spanish or Italian.
                                                                                                                          & Leisure, Management and Organisational Behaviour for            Supervised Internship
                                                                                                                          Hospitality Tourism and Leisure Organisations, Database &          is an integral part of
The leisure industry is dynamic and fast-moving and          There is a strong emphasis on business and management                                                                           the programme and
                                                                                                                          Industry Software, EITHER Leisure Management Behavioural
the nature of career opportunities in the industry is        subjects including marketing, human resource                 Competencies AND Leisure Operations OR Exercise Health             Garda clearance may
changing. This programme focuses on the broad leisure        management, leisure law, management and accounting.          Studies & Personal Training.                                         be required from
industry and includes a professional internship, practical   Successful graduates will be prepared for entry into the     Semester 2                                                               applicants
modules and integrated continuous assessment.                sector at supervisory management level in areas such as      Students complete the Professional Internship and Career
Practical modules include gym supervision and a safety       leisure centres, theme parks, aquatic centres, golf clubs,   Management module during this Semester by working in the

                                                                                                                                                                                          What our
                                                                                                                          Leisure Industry.
programme for leisure management.                            tennis clubs, hotel leisure centres and other recreation-
                                                             related developments.                                        Year Three                                                                                  Students say!
                                                                                                                          Semester 1
                                                                                                                          Facility Safety in Leisure, Management Accounting - Costing

What are my
                                                             Within the optional practical modules students are           and Decision Making, Strategic Management – an Applied          •	 I had a keen interest in sport and fitness so I picked
                                                             assessed for recognised qualifications in Lifesaving and     Approach, Leisure and Sport Policy and Planning. Students
                                                                                                                                                                                             the BA in Leisure Management. It was a great course
                                                             Personal Training. Applicants should note that there is      choose 2 Option modules from a range on offer in this
Career Opportunities?                                        a strong emphasis on academic performance generally.         Semester.                                                          and now I’m working at the Rugby world cup in
                                                                                                                                                                                             New Zealand, the Australian Open in Tennis and the
                                                                                                                          Semester 2
                                                             Each student must complete an internship in industry
                                                                                                                          Sustainable Leisure Facilities Management, Leisure                 Melbourne Grand Prix in the next year.
The BA in Leisure Management offers graduates the            during the 2nd semester of year 2. This internship may       Law, Management Accounting– Planning & Controlling,             •	 Leisure Management is a well rounded course. From a
opportunity to develop careers in a range of leisure,        be undertaken in Ireland or abroad.                          Contemporary Leisure Issues. Students choose 2 Option              manager in the leisure industry or a fitness instructor
recreation, sport and cultural organisations. Graduates                                                                   modules from a range on offer in this Semester.
                                                                                                                                                                                             in a gym, it will provide you with the skills and theory
have developed careers as activity co-ordinators;                                                                                                                                            to support you in your career. You can change your
consultants and project managers; event organisers;                                                                                                                                          mind about what you want to be, and are able to use

                                                                                                                          Further
facility managers; personal trainers; sport and leisure                                                                                                                                      the knowledge you have gained in moving forward in
development officers with local authorities, national        What other options                                                                 Information                                  whatever area you want.
governing bodies; and educational institutions.                                                                                                                                           •	 I really enjoy the practical parts of the course. It covers
                                                                                                                          School of Hospitality Management & Tourism
Graduates have also developed roles in sales and
marketing, membership management, information
                                                             do I have after completion?                                  T: 01 402 4364 (Mr. Peter Griffin)
                                                                                                                                                                                             a broad aspect of the Leisure industry and opens a lot
                                                                                                                                                                                             of doors for potential careers.
technology, and have progressed to general                                                                                E: leisure@dit.ie
                                                                                                                                                                                          •	 Leisure management is a brilliant course and a great
management and group management functions within             Graduates have found the BA programme an excellent           W: www.dit.ie//hospitality
                                                                                                                                                                                             experience.
leisure organisations.                                       foundation for continuing their studies to acquire a                                                                         •	 Leisure Management is more than just Leisure - it
                                                             Level 8 BSc (Honours) in Leisure Management (DT411H)                                                                            equips you with the skills and knowledge to set up your
                                                             and other programmes at Honours Degree and Masters                                                                              own business. By having both business and practical
                                                             level in DIT and elsewhere.                                                                                                     skills the course opens up a variety of opportunities.

                                         d
Are there study broa options?
               a
The BA in Leisure Management participates in the
Erasmus student exchange scheme. Students wishing
to complete a period of study abroad work with
our Erasmus co-ordinator to find a suitable institute
and programme of study from among our partner
universities and colleges.

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                                                                                                                       Module                                                                                       DT406
                                                                                                                                                                                         Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                   Listing                                   Minimum № of
 BAINISTIÚ TURASÓIREACHTA                                                                                                                                                                  Subjects     Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3 YEARS
 BA (BAINISTIÚ TURASÓIREACHTA) Leibhéal 7                                                                              Year One
                                                                                                                       Semester 1:                                                            5
                                                                                                                       Management        1,    Computer      Applications,     Applied                              APPROX
 TOURISM MANAGEMENT                                                                                                    Communications 1, Languages 1, Marketing for the Hospitality,
                                                                                                                       Tourism, Leisure & Event Industries, & Tourism Studies.
                                                                                                                                                                                           Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                            Maths       Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    45 PLACES
 BA (TOURISM MANAGEMENT) Level 7                                                                                                                                                                                    LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                       Semester 2                                                           OD3          OD3
                                                                                                                       Applied Communications 2, Tourism Destinations, HRM,                                         CATHAL
                                                                                                                       Languages 2, Heritage, Culture & Tourism, Economics for the              Other               BRUGHA ST
What is                                                       Learning Outcomes:         What will I
                                                                                                                       Tourism, Hospitality & Leisure Sectors.
                                                                                                                       Year Two
                                                                                                                                                                                             Requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                          At least OD3 in one of:
                                                                                                                                                                                          Irish, French, German,
Tourism Management?                                            study on this programme?                                Semester 1
                                                                                                                       Management 2, Sustainable Tourism, Accounting for Tourism,
                                                                                                                                                                                             Spanish or Italian
                                                                                                                       Languages 3, Option 1, Option 2.
                                                                                                                       Semester 2
This programme is an ideal starting point for those           A key focus is on applied management subjects such
                                                                                                                       Professional Internship
wishing to pursue a career in the vibrant travel and          as finance, information technology, human resource       Erasmus & Professional Internship: A period of professional
tourism industry.                                             management, sales and marketing and communications.      internship in the tourism industry is undertaken in this year,
                                                              These are complemented by more discipline specific       preceded by a tailored induction programme. The internship
                                                              subjects such as tourism studies, sustainable tourism,   is arranged & supervised through the School of Hospitality
                                                                                                                       Management & Tourism.
What are my                                                   transport and heritage interpretation. Students also
                                                              study one European language. It provides a programme     Year Three
                                                                                                                       Semester 1
                                                              of study that enhances relationships with industry and
Career Opportunities?                                         the School as a centre of excellence in the Tourism
                                                                                                                       Contemporary Tourism Issues, Tourism Services Operations,
                                                                                                                       Management Accounting - Costing & Decision Making,
                                                              Management area and it encourages social, ethical and    eTourism, Option 3, Option 4.
Career opportunities exist in most tourism enterprises        leadership competencies in this field.                   Semester 2
                                                                                                                       Tourism Enterprise Development, Tourism Policy & Planning,
worldwide. Graduates are trained professionals
                                                                                                                       Management Accounting - Planning & Control, Tourism Law,
with sound operational work experience and a                                                                           Option 5, Option 6.
comprehensive understanding of the tourism industry.
As such, they are in demand by a large cross-section
of the industry from general management within the
tourism industry, to more specialised areas. Students
will have the necessary expertise to operate as industry      What other options                                       Further               Information
professionals in areas including airlines, tourism offices,                                                            School of Hospitality Management and Tourism
transport companies, travel agencies, tour operators,         do I have after completion?                              T: 01 402 4352
state and semi-state agencies, private consultancy                                                                     E: tourism.hospitality@dit.ie
companies and visitor attractions.                                                                                     W: www.dit.ie/hospitality
                                                              Graduates have found the BA programme an excellent
                                                              foundation for continuing their studies to acquire a
                                                              Level 8 BSc (Honours) in Tourism Management (DT406A)
                                                              in DIT and other programmes at Honours Degree and
                                                              Masters level.
                                         d
Are there study broa options?
               a
The BA Tourism Management offers the opportunity to
undertake a work placement abroad. If work placements
are taken within the EU they can be funded through the
Erasmus Student programme.




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                                                                                                                     Module                                                                                          DT598
                                                                                                                                                                                        Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                 Listing                                    Minimum № of
 AMHARCMHARSANTÚ & TAISPEÁNTAS                                                                                                                                                             Subjects    Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      3 YEARS
 BA (AMHARCMHARSANTÚ & TAISPEÁNTAS) Leibhéal 7                                                                       Year One
                                                                                                                     Visual Merchandising & Homewares integrated with projects                5
                                                                                                                     in 3-Dimensional Prop Work, Graphic Design Techniques,                                           APPROX
 VISUAL MERCHANDISING & DISPLAY                                                                                      Drawing & Digital Presentation Techniques. Students are
                                                                                                                     introduced to the theory of Visual Merchandising & receive
                                                                                                                                                                                           Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                            Maths     Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      25 PLACES
 BA (VISUAL MERCHANDISING & DISPLAY) Level 7                                                                                                                                                                          LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                     an introduction to Fundamental Concepts of Communication
                                                                                                                     Theory, Business Practice, the History of Retail & Fashion                                       MOUNTJOY SQ
                                                                                                                     Design & Digital Presentation Techniques.                                  Other

What is                                                   Learning Outcomes:          What will I                    Year Two
                                                                                                                     Students focus on Fashion Accessory Production & Fashion
                                                                                                                                                                                             Requirements
                                                                                                                                                                                            Applicants must
                                                                                                                                                                                          submit a portfolio on
Visual Merchandising &                                     study on this programme?                                  Styling combined with projects in Graphic Communications,
                                                                                                                     3-Dimensional Design, Drawing, Rendering & Digital
                                                                                                                                                                                           March 7th/8th 2013

Display?                                                                                                             Presentation Techniques. Students continue to take modules
                                                                                                                     in the Theory of Visual Merchandising, Communications, Retail

The BA (Ordinary) in Visual Merchandising and
                                                          The graduates of this programme will demonstrate
                                                          a mastery of the theory and strategies of visual
                                                                                                                     Business Practice & the History of Design.                         Further              Information
                                                                                                                     Year Three
Display will prepare graduates for a career as Visual     merchandising, a practical competence in the skills
                                                                                                                     Development & presentation of a major Self Directed Retail          School of Art, Design & Printing
Merchandisers and Retail Display Designers in the Irish   relevant to retail display, an understanding of brand      Industry Project. Students will take modules in Interior Design,    T: 01 402 4138 (School Office)
and international retail industry. Merchandising is a     image and consumer behaviour and will be able to           Branding, Marketing & Digital Modelling while preparing a
                                                                                                                                                                                         F: 01 402 4297
                                                          operate at a high level in the retail industry.            proposal for the major project through their work placement.
key element in any successful retail industry and this                                                                                                                                   E: artdesignprinting@dit.ie
                                                                                                                     The Major Project will be presented at the end of the year as an
new programme will have a vital role to play in making                                                                                                                                   W: www.dit.ie/vismerchdisplaydt598
                                                                                                                     installation in a Retail Outlet.
sure that there is steady supply of suitably qualified
graduates who can help Irish retail companies develop
this aspect of their business.

                                                          What other options
                                                          do I have after completion?
What are my
                                                          Students who have reached the appropriate level in final
Career Opportunities?                                     examinations and meet certain prerequisites may have
                                                          the opportunity to access honours degree programmes
Graduates of this programme will find employment          in DIT and elsewhere in Higher Education.
in wholesale and retail outlets, exhibition firms,
promotional and advertising agencies.




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                                                                                                                                  Module                                                                                               DT432
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                                Listing                                       Minimum № of
 EALAÍONA CÓCAIREACHTA (CLEACHTAS GAIRMIÚIL CÓCAIREACHTA)                                                                                                                                                   Subjects   Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2 YEARS
 ARDTEASTAS i EALAÍONA CÓCAIREACHTA (CLEACHTAS GAIRMIÚIL CÓCAIREACHTA) Leibhéal 6                                                 Year One
                                                                                                                                  Kitchen & Larder                                                             5
                                                                                                                                  Pastry                                                                                                APPROX
 CULINARY ARTS (PROFESSIONAL CULINARY PRACTICE)                                                                                   Gastronomy
                                                                                                                                  Aesthetics
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                                             Maths     Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        88 PLACES
 HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN CULINARY ARTS (PROFESSIONAL CULINARY PRACTICE) Level 6                                                                                                                                                           LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                                  Food Safety                                                                OD3        OD3
                                                                                                                                  Language (choice, subject to availability & demand)                                                   CATHAL
                                                                                                                                  Kitchen & Larder 2                                                             Other                  BRUGHA ST
What is                                                           Learning Outcomes:            What will I
                                                                                                                                  Pastry 2
                                                                                                                                  Culinary Information Systems
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Requirements

                                                                                                                                  Food & Beverage Service
Culinary Arts?                                                     study on this programme?                                       Culinary Science, Internship
                                                                                                                                  Year Two
This unique program integrates the theoretical and                The programme is of two years duration and includes
                                                                                                                                  Kitchen & Larder
                                                                                                                                  Gastronomy
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Further              Information
practical performance elements of culinary arts                   a period of industry work experience. The programme             Food Costing                                                            School of Culinary Arts & Food Technology
education to provide participants with the knowledge,             is built around three core areas of the culinary arts           Language (choice, subject to availability & demand)
                                                                                                                                                                                                          T: 01 402 4430 (Mr. John Clancy, Programme Chair)
skills and understanding to enable them to build                  disciplines namely:                                             Nutrition
                                                                                                                                  Food Production & Presentation                                          F: 01 402 4344 (School Office)
successful careers in today’s fast growing, ever changing         •	 Culinary Arts Performance
                                                                                                                                  Culinary Major (Hot Kitchen)                                            E: john.clancy@dit.ie
culinary arts, hospitality and food industries.                   •	 Culinary Science
                                                                                                                                  Food & Beverage Studies                                                 E: scaft@dit.ie
                                                                  •	 Management, Languages and Information Technology
                                                                                                                                  Wine Studies                                                            W: www.dit.ie/culinary
                                                                                                                                  Services Marketing
                                                                  Core culinary modules such as kitchen & larder, pastry and
What are my                                                       wine studies are married with modules in gastronomy,
                                                                                                                                  Culinary Major (Larder or Pastry - subject to availability & demand)
                                                                                                                                  Culinary Operations Management
                                                                  aesthetics, nutrition, culinary science, culinary information
Career Opportunities?                                             systems, languages and business studies.

                                                                  The programme is offered in a modular format: On the
Graduates may expect to develop careers as qualified
                                                                  successful completion of year one and two graduates
professionals in the culinary, foodservice and hospitality
                                                                  are awarded a Higher Certificate in Culinary Arts
industries (including hotels, restaurants, industrial catering,
                                                                  (Professional Culinary Practice).
food retail outlets, licensed trade, cruise liners and other
food related industries) and advance towards positions as
fully qualified chefs and catering supervisors / managers.
                                                                  What other options
                                                                  do I have after completion?
                                                                  Students successfully completing this programme
                                                                  will be eligible to apply for consideration to transfer
                                                                  to the BA in Culinary Arts, the BSc in Culinary
                                                                  Entrepreneurship and similar programmes in DIT and
                                                                  elsewhere in Higher
                                                                   Education.




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                                                                                                                               Module                                                                              DT444
                                                                                                                                                                                     Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                           Listing                       Minimum № of
  SLÁINTE & COTHÚ DO NA hEALAÍONA CÓCAIREACHTA                                                                                                                                         Subjects    Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2 YEARS
  ARDTEASTAS i SLÁINTE & COTHÚ DO NA hEALAÍONA CÓCAIREACHTA Leibhéal 6                                                         Year One
                                                                                                                               Nutrition                                                  5
                                                                                                                               Communications                                                                       APPROX
  HEALTH & NUTRITION FOR CULINARY ARTS                                                                                         Food Costing
                                                                                                                               Culinary Arts Performance (Kitchen, Larder, Pastry)
                                                                                                                                                                                       Minimum Grade in
                                                                                                                                                                                        Maths      Eng/Irish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    34 PLACES
  HIGHER CERTIFICATE IN HEALTH & NUTRITION FOR CULINARY ARTS Level 6                                                                                                                                                LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                               Gastronomy                                               OD3         OD3
                                                                                                                               Culinary Science                                                                     CATHAL
                                                                                                                               Language (choice)                                            Other                   BRUGHA ST
What is                                                            Learning Outcomes:          What will I
                                                                                                                               Culinary Information Systems
                                                                                                                               Gastronomy
                                                                                                                                                                                         Requirements


                                                                                                                               Year Two
 Health & Nutrition for                                             study on this programme?                                   Culinary Arts Performance
 Culinary ArtS?                                                                                                                (Kitchen, Larder, Pastry, Food Service)
                                                                                                                               Diet Health & Disease
                                                                                                                                                                                     Further              Information
                                                                   The programme develops in the graduate an in-depth
                                                                                                                               Culinary Science
                                                                   theoretical and practical knowledge of the health effects                                                         School of Culinary Arts & Food Technology
                                                                                                                               Cost Control
 This unique program integrates culinary arts education            of food and the development of nutritionally sound, yet     Food Product Development/Gastronomy                   T: 01 402 7591 (Dr. Karen Casey, Programme Chair )
 and performance (cuisine) with health and nutrition.              palatable meals and recipes for all population groups.      Occupational Health & Safety/Aesthetics               F: 01 402 4344 (School Office)
                                                                   Core culinary modules such as Kitchen and Larder and        Culinary Healthy Choices                              E: karen.casey@dit.ie
                                                                   Pastry are married with modules in nutrition, culinary      Culinary Operations Management, Internship            E: scaft@dit.ie
                                                                                                                               Language (choice)                                     W: www.dit.ie/culinary
                                                                   science, communications, health promotion and
                                                                                                                               Options (subject to availability & demand).

What are my                                                        business studies.

                                                                   Graduates are capable of planning, designing, preparing
 Career Opportunities?                                             and presenting foods and meals which are healthy and
                                                                   aesthetically appealing.
 Graduates may expect to develop careers as qualified
 professionals in the culinary, foodservice and hospitality        The programme is offered in a modular format: On
 industries (including hotels, restaurants, industrial catering,   the successful completion of Year 1 and 2 students are
 food retail outlets, licensed trade, cruise liners and other      awarded a Higher Certificate in Health and Nutrition for
 food related industries) and advance towards positions as         Culinary Arts.
 fully qualified chefs and catering supervisors / managers.




What other options
do I have after completion?
Students successfully completing this programme
will be eligible to apply for consideration to transfer
to the BA in Culinary Arts, the BSc in Culinary
Entrepreneurship and similar programmes in DIT and
elsewhere in Higher Education.




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                                                                                                                        Module                                                                                        DT522A
                                                                                                                                                                                 Entry Requirements:
                                                                                                                                                  Listing
 CÚRSA ROCHTANA DO MHIC LÉINN AIBÍ                                                                                                                                                 * The course is specifically
                                                                                                                                                                                  designed for adults aged 22
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1 YEAR
                                                                                                                        Year One                                                years of age, or over, on the first
                                                                                                                        Applied Writing                                          of January of the year of entry.
                                                                                                                        Academic Numeracy                                                                             APPROX
 MATURE STUDENT ACCESS COURSE                                                                                           Communication Skills
                                                                                                                        Study Skills
                                                                                                                                                                                The closing date for application
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      40 PLACES
                                                                                                                                                                                is Friday, June 14th. Application     LOCATIONS
                                                                                                                        Self Development for Learning                               forms can be downloaded
                                                                                                                        Information Technology (Computer) Skills                 from www.communitylinks.ie/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      MOUNTJOY SQ
                                                                                                                                                                                 matureaccess or by contacting
What is                                                      Learning Outcomes:          What will I                                                                              the Course Co-ordinator. Late
                                                                                                                                                                                 applications are considered in
Mature Student Access?                                        study on this programme?                                  Further              Information                               some circumstances.


                                                                                                                        Community Links
The Mature Student Access Course is a one year full time     Students take six compulsory modules (subjects) and        T: 01 402 76 26 (Will Peters, Programme Co-ordinator)
course at DIT running from September to June each            four elective modules from a menu of modules in areas      E: matureaccess@dit.ie
year. It is a pre-third level course that prepares mature    such as science, engineering, the built environment,       W: www.communitylinks.ie/matureaccess
students for entry into undergraduate programmes             tourism, food and leisure, business, social science, art
at the Dublin Institute of Technology. The course is         and applied arts.
specifically designed for adults aged 22 years of age,
or over, on the first of January of the year of entry. The   The course forms part of DIT’s commitment to extending
course is of particular benefit to adults who have been      access to education to people and groups from areas
out of education for a long time, or who did not complete    and communities where there has not been a strong
a Leaving Certificate in the past. In addition we welcome    tradition of participation in third level education.
applications from people whose skills no longer allow
them to access the labour market.                            Students will develop the skills necessary to undertake
                                                             an undergraduate qualification at DIT. They will become
No fees apply to this course.                                familiar with subject areas across the various Colleges
                                                             within DIT and learn to use the research facilities at
The closing date for application is Friday, June 14th.       the Institute. As well as learning with fellow course
Application forms can be downloaded from www.                participants students will have the opportunity to take
communitylinks.ie/matureaccess or by contacting the          modules from across the various Colleges with first year
Course Co-ordinator. Late applications are considered in     undergraduate students at DIT.
some circumstances.




What are my
                                                             What other options
Career Opportunities?
                                                             do I have after completion?
Upon successful completion of the Mature Student
Access Course students have facilitated entry into           Successful candidates will be offered an undergraduate
undergraduate programmes at DIT.                             place at DIT upon satisfactorily completing the course.




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