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IT Industry Placement Programme

IT Tallaght has been supplying graduates to the ICT industry for over twenty years and its graduates are well recognised for their skills, knowledge and experience with industry practice. This year over 80 Department of Computing students are spending six months in industry ranging across the ICT Sector (SAP, AWS, Fidelity, Future Finance…), The public service (Depts. of Social Protection, Agriculture), the Health Sector (Tallaght Hospital, St. James Hospital, Health Service Executive). The combination of real experience and up to date knowledge means that IT Tallaght graduates are very successful in the marketplace with over 90% finding employment in a role directly related to their degree.

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Organisations which have taken Dept of Computing students on placement at IT Tallaght
Organisations which have taken Dept of Computing students on placement.

 

In IT Tallaght we keep our degrees current and relevant to the needs of the business through our on-going dialog with major industry players. We have formal linkages with companies such as Amazon Web Services, SAP, IBM, Microsoft, Salesforce, Fidelity, Ericsson and Ergo. Our programmes reflect the skillsets demanded by industry and give you opportunities to get serious hands on experience with the latest technologies.

The latest developments in software development, cloud computing, data programmes share a significant amount of academic modules covering the essential knowledge in databases, analysis and design, operating systems, information security, networking, web development and user experience for an IT professional in industry.

The Software Development Programme focus on producing graduates who develop new IT systems. In addition to the common areas mentioned above, they take specialist computational theory, mathematics and algorithms modules which underpin an excellent computing systems developer.

There is a skills gap in Ireland and internationally for Data Scientists with Computing and Business Intelligence skills. This four year degree specialisation, designed in consultation with major IT Companies such as SAP, IBM & Microsoft develops a unique mix of Computing, Business Intelligence and Data Science skills to address this gap. IN addition to the common computing core you will learn, Statistics & Data Analysis, Big Data Analysis & Programming, Business Intelligence, Social Media Analysis & Visualisation, Data Mining and Intelligent Agents for Knowledge Discovery.

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