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  • LIT - LC226 Entrepreneurship - BBs (Honours)
    Governing Body Useful Information Academic Calendar Freedom Of Information Reports Procedures Plans Useful Links Vacancies LIT STAFF Search the staff directory CONTACT US Contact Details LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie LC226 Entrepreneurship BBs Honours LIT LIT Courses LC226 Entrepreneurship BBs Honours LC226 Entrepreneurship BBs Honours Home LC226 Entrepreneurship BBs Honours Enterprise Innovation BBs Honours Level 8 Programme Code LC226 Course Level Level 8 Department Business CAO Points 200 Duration 4 years Campus Limerick Moylish Description Modules Apply Opportunities Contact Video What is the programme about The aim of this four year Business with Enterprise Innovation programme is to develop in the graduate entrepreneurial commercial and practical business skills Graduates will acquire and develop the knowledge skills and competencies along with the innovative and creative thinking mindset necessary to succeed in new business ventures but also the management skills and knowledge required to allow employment in established businesses and or entrepreneurial support organisations An Active Enterprise project in conjunction with start up enterprises in Year 3 along with the development of a full Business Plan in Year 4 are critical elements of the programme Who is the programme suited to For those students who have an innovative idea for a product technology or service this programme aims to equip the student with skills to translate the idea into a viable business concept Alternatively graduates of this programme will have the competencies to support the entrepreneur with the innovative idea in creating a competitive and sustainable commercial enterprise Programme Aims To develop in the learner those attitudes technical and managerial skills to be an entrepreneur or support an entrepreneur this programme adopts a teaching learning and assessment strategy rooted in active learning Projects and assignments will have industry involvement where possible Students are required to complete a six month placement as part of the programme Class Contact Hours 18 24 hours per week depending on the year Awarding Body Limerick Institute of Technology Did You Know Graduates of this programme may become entrepreneurs whereby as an individual or as a group student endeavour to commercialise a product or concept they have developed over the four years of the programme Alternatively students who complete this programme would be employed in a supportive role for or within start up companies due to their understanding of the unique environment of the start up Graduates will also have employment routes available to them where business skills are required Year 1 Enterprise Development Idea Generation Micro Macroeconomics Marketing Management Business Technology Office Applications Web Technology Interactive Apps Financial Accounting Mathematics Statistics Year 2 Innovating Products and Brands New Venture Creation eBusiness for Marketing Social Mobile Marketing Legal Fundamentals for Business Corporate Law Personal Selling Sales Management Income Tax Taxes for Startups Human Resource Management Year 3 Active Entrepreneurship Project Family Business Management Branding Marketing Communications Managing Change for the Entrepreneur Business Analytics Organisational Information Systems Business Intelligence Project Management Managerial Finance Enterprise Finance Year 4

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  • Admissions - Fees
    Information lit ie ABOUT ABOUT About LIT Welcome From The President Academic Council Governing Body Useful Information Academic Calendar Freedom Of Information Reports Procedures Plans Useful Links Vacancies LIT STAFF Search the staff directory CONTACT US Contact Details LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie Admissions LIT Admissions Pages Fees Admissions Fees Other Expenses Maintenance Costs The information on fees and grants is the latest available at the time of going to press but is subject to change by the Department of Education the Examining Bodies and the Governing Body Transport Costs Learners can avail of special travel rates from the national transport companies and chartered buses Season tickets are available on some routes Iarnróid Eireann and Bus Éireann offer special train and bus fares to learners subject to certain conditions Third Level Training Grants Since 1975 the Institute has been offering a number of programmes as part of the Special Training Programme sponsored by the European Social Fund Currently this covers most Higher Certificate Level 6 and Bachelor Level 7 programmes Learners pursuing these programmes have tuition fees paid and a maintenance grant may be payable subject to a means test Payment of tuition fees is automatic on receiving a place on a designated TLT programme provided that a candidate has not already completed a TLT programme other than progression to a Post Higher Certificate or is not repeating a year There is no upper age limit thereby enabling mature learners to receive grant aid Learners should apply to their local VEC Local Authority regarding the maintenance portion of their grant which is means tested Institute Regulations Institute Regulations are contained in the Student Handbook which is given to all learners on registration These cover areas such as Discipline

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  • LIT - LC504 Creative Multimedia - BSC
    content and the application of digital media in the promotion of products and services You will be introduced to a range of areas that reflect established and emerging industry best practice including graphic design digital audio and video production motion graphics 2D and 3D digital animation digital media technology web and mobile application development casual game development social media marketing and communications An integral part of the programme is the industrial placement module in year 3 where learners are provided with the opportunity to work with an external organisation for three months Who is the programme suited to This programme is suited to individuals that have an interest in design and creative technologies and the potential that digital media offers individuals organisations and wider society Top 3 Reasons 1 Learn from industry practitioners Lecturers on the Creative Multimedia suite of programmes at LIT LSAD Clonmel have worked across industry as web developers software developers video editors special effects artists lead animators visual effects leads and animation directors This includes working on animation and film titles such as I m a Creepy Crawly Granny O Grimm The Octonauts Prince of Persia The Sands of Time 2010 Paul 2011 John Carter 2012 2 Learn in a modern environment with state of the art equipment software and online learning materials Creative Multimedia students have access to over 100 PC iMac workstations a 2000 sq ft creative media studio DSLR cameras HD Video Cameras drawing tables Apple and Android tablet devices an on site audio recording studio MIDI equipment and a video green screen Students are also provided with access to leading creative media and animation software including the full Adobe CS Suite Photoshop Flash Dreamweaver Illustrator Audition Premier Pro etc Zbrush Final Cut Pro X Unity Pro Toon Boom Harmony Maya 3D Studio Max Reaper etc In addition all students are provided with Lynda com accounts which allows always on access to self directed learning materials 3 Recognition of your degree LIT Limerick School of Art and Design LSAD traces it roots back to 1852 and has a world renowned reputation in Art and Design Class Contact Hours Year 1 24 hours per week Year 2 24 hours per week Year 3 18 hours per week Other Information Creative Multimedia students at LIT LSAD Clonmel have been recognised both nationally and internationally in various competitions and awards including Winner of New Media Category of the Institute of Designers of Ireland 2013 Graduate Award Winner of best factual film in Limerick Film Festival 2013 Joint Winner of the Dare 2B Drink Aware Multimedia Competition in 2012 Shortlisted in international competitions such as the Adobe Design Awards in 2012 Finalists in the European Wide ELIA Languages through Lenses film competition in 2012 Did You Know The digital economy in Ireland is growing 10 times faster than the traditional economy Want More Check out the Creative Multimedia Facebook Page at http facebook com creativemultimedia Year 1 Multimedia Technology Web Development I Visual Communications I Audio I

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  • LIT - LC517 Creative Multimedia - BSc (Honours)
    There is an emphasis on practical learning and experience which I found incredibly rewarding Most of all the course prepared me for the work that I love doing now Sean O Grady working with Miralize Design freelance Graduate 2012 Further Studies Graduates will also be eligible for a wide range of taught and research Level 9 Masters programmes in Ireland and abroad Course Contact Contact Mr Eamon Dalton Programme Leader Tel 0504 28468 Email eamon dalton lit ie Web www lit ie Courses LC517 www facebook com creativemultimedia Head of Department James Greenslade Head of School Faculty Mike Fitzpatrick NDAD H Dip Art Ed MA Fine Art Multimedia Technology This module aims to give learners a firm understanding of the fundamentals of computer architecture as commonly found in desktop computers handheld devices and personal communicators and convergent devices Audio I The aim of this module is to introduce learners to modern computer audio systems and to give them the understanding of the principles and practice of audio creativity recording and mixing which is required to create high quality audio content for multimedia video animation and applications Visual Communications I The aim of this module is to introduce the learner to the elements within Visual Communications Web Development I Web Development I aims to provide the student with the necessary knowledge and skills to create standards compliant HTML content and to understand the architecture and operation of the World Wide Web The student will learn to construct web pages using HTML and to add basic styling using CSS Interpersonal Development Interpersonal Development is an interactive workshop style module that helps students develop their personal effectiveness Core components include learning styles effective communication and professional presentations Marketing Principles To introduce students to the principles of marketing to acquire an understanding of the role of marketing in modern business and to foster knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles of marketing and how they can be applied to practical business situations Digital Media Management The aims of this module is to provide learners with an understanding of fundamental concepts of computer systems files network communication internet protocols and technologies required to manage digital media Interactive Programming I Interactive Programming I introduces programming concepts to students This module utilises graphical objects to contextualise the application of programming in a multimedia environment Social Media and Marketing A hands on exploration of web based and mobile technologies leading to interactive online conversations This module dives deeply into several Internet based applications as learners create and exchange user generated content Social media has substantially changed the way organisations communities and individuals communicate Visual Communications II The aim of this module is to broaden the learner s understanding of the elements within Visual Communications Animation I This module will focus on developing the learner s abilities and visual awareness in time based medias The learner will be introduced to technical and aesthetic considerations when creating time based works The learner will explore the art of creating convincing movement through effective timing spacing and drawing Works of master animators will be screened and analysed frame by frame to illustrate the principles covered in class and students will put their knowledge to work through a series of exercises The ultimate goal of this module is to introduce methods by which animators act and bring characters to life through sequential images Web Development II The aim of the module is to extend the learners knowledge and skills in the development of X HTML documents and to introduce the learner to intermediate Cascading Style Sheets CSS concepts Interaction Design I The aim of the module is to introduce the concepts methods and techniques of interaction design usability and interface design To develop learners creative and practical design skills and their knowledge of the interactive design discipline Media Writing This module will help students develop the necessary writing and technical skills to write correctly for different print media It will also help students develop the necessary analytical skills to write critically about elements of popular print media The module will provide opportunities for the students to develop their potential in creative writing and also develop an appreciation of different writing styles and associated narrative conventions It will feature a series of exercises designed to lay the foundationfor writing press releases The module will also promote the development of functional and creative writing through a variety of workshop and online collaborative methodologies culminating in the completion of a portfolio of work that can be subsequently reviewed and built on throughout the programme Video I The aim of this module is to develop the learners creative and technical skills in producing original digital video material applying best principles of video production Its secondary aim is to give learners an understanding of the procedures involved in digital video pre production production and post production to create high quality video content for multimedia Visual Communications III The aim of this module is to provide students with an understanding of real world Visual Communications and to engage with projects that have a commercial bias Interactive Programming II Interactive Programming II advances the programming abilities of students The emphasis of this module is on developing complex event driven interactive applications that can be deployed to a range of devices e g PC mobile tablet TV and utilise the hardware and sensor capabilities of such devices e g accelerometers touch screen GPS Web Development III The aim of the module is to provide the student with the necessary knowledge and skills to write interactive web scripts using JavaScript and to introduce the student to JavaScript libraries such as jQuery Dojo and MooTools Animation II This module builds on the knowledge acquired in Animation I to focus on the technical and aesthetic factors central to the creation of convincing 2D character animation Computer Generated Imagery The aim of this module is to introduce the learner to modern 3D modeling and animation and to understand the principles and practice of computer graphics

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  • LIT - LC110 First Year Art & Design
    they are best suited for in art and design Programme Aims The Stage One 1 Art and Design Programme is designed to 1 Help students make the transition from previous forms of education to become third level students Our programme is based on the philosophy of Student Centred Learning 2 Introduce students to the visual language of Art and Design This is achieved through seminars demonstrations case studies critical and contextual studies and primarily through active engagement in studio practice 3 Teach students how to learn and research so that they become active participants in the development of their own educational strategy To achieve this the programme embraces LIT s mission statement in relation to Active Learning 4 Help students understand that education doesn t end with graduation The contemporary environment in which we live allows learners access to infinite learning possibilities The learning methodologies used on this programme equip students to continue to be active learners for the rest of their lives 5 Help students to develop a facility for critical and analytical appraisal of their own work that of their peers and of Art and Design in the broader cultural environment This will be achieved through seminars individual and group tutorials and through student presentations at both progress reviews and assessments Students are actively encouraged to set up their own web sites blogs or use any other forms of social networking to discuss course work Facebook Twitter etc 6 Deliver an active diagnostic experience for students to help them make informed decisions about the future direction of their education and subsequent career Students are helped through this often difficult decision process through seminar and exhibition introductions to the six disciplines available at the Limerick School of Art and Design Students receive realistic practical experiences to further inform their decisions Throughout the Stage students receive tutorial advice where students can use the experience of the staff to help inform them of their strengths weaknesses and help recognise areas which show the greatest potential for development 7 To provide students with a historical cultural philosophical and social context for their work This is addressed through an extensive Critical and Contextual Studies Programme It is also supported by studio based contextual research studies which result in the production of an extensive contextual research notebook Top 3 Reasons 1 LSAD is the largest centre for Art Design outside of Dublin and has an award winning reputation both here in Ireland and internationally 2 With a diagnostic Year 1 you will find your niche and see which discipline you are best suited for in art and design 3 We offer Active Learning at its best with practical hands on studio environment learning you don t just learn the theory you learn the skill Class Contact Hours 23 hours per week Did You Know LSAD placed 42nd in a global list of fashion departments Colleges www fashion schools org Want More Staff Info Exhibit Indicative Portfolio Images Portfolio Assessment Useful Links Click here for

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  • LIT - LC260 Applied Biology - BSc
    RESEARCH Research LIT Masters Ph D Research Opportunities Research Centres Postgraduate Courses R D Strategy Shannon ABC European Projects DEVELOPMENT Development Office Industry E U Funding National Development Plan LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie ABOUT ABOUT About LIT Welcome From The President Academic Council Governing Body Useful Information Academic Calendar Freedom Of Information Reports Procedures Plans Useful Links Vacancies LIT STAFF Search the staff directory CONTACT US Contact Details LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie LC260 Applied Biology BSc LIT LIT Courses LC260 Applied Biology BSc LC260 Applied Biology BSc Home LC260 Applied Biology BSc Applied Biology BSc Level 7 Programme Code LC260 Course Level Level 7 Department Applied Science CAO Points 2015 205 Duration 3 years Campus Limerick Moylish Description Modules Apply Opportunities Contact What is the programme about Applied Biology is a discipline that is currently at the forefront of scientific research and technological development and underpins a number of premier industries in Ireland and internationally These include the Healthcare and Biophamaceutical sectors Food industries Biotechnology Bioanalytical and Diagnostics and more This programme allows you an opportunity to study the key areas in Applied Biology including Microbiology Biochemistry Food Science Biotechnology Genetics Bio forensics and Healthcare You will also gain handson experience of state of the art laboratory techniques merging both traditional and cutting edge technologies in the life sciences Who is the programme suited to This programme is designed for students who have a keen interest in Biology and who wish to pursue successful careers in the Life Sciences You will have small class sizes dedicated lecturers and gain hands on experience of state of the art technologies in Applied Biology Top 3 Reasons 1 This programme provides you with a wide and varied education to give you many career prospects and employment opportunities in Biotechnology Healthcare Environmental Food and Pharmaceutical Sectors and more 2 You will have small class sizes dedicated lecturers and gain hands on experience of state of the art technology in diverse biology disciplines including Genetics Cell Biology Microbiology and Biochemistry 3 LIT offers graduates of this programme the opportunity to progress to a Level 8 Add on Honours Degree in Bioanalysis and Biotechnology and further Class Contact Hours 24 hours per week Year 1 Biology Applied Introductory Physics Concepts Chemistry Laboratory Practice Mathematics Year 2 Microbiology Biochemistry Cell Biology Analytical Techniques Chemistry for Biologists Maths Quality Control Year 3 Advanced Biochemistry with Industrial Applications Applied Microbiology Food Science Technology Bio Analytical Techniques Quality Assurance Regulations Project Entry Requirement A minimum of 5 Passes in Leaving Certificate subjects including Mathematics and English Irish FETAC Applicants and Mature Applicants Refer to section Entry Requirements for further information CAO Please visit www cao ie for further information on how to apply to this course Jobs Include Microbiologist Food Analyst Biochemist Quality Control Analyst Graduate Profile I was always interested in Biology so

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  • LIT - LC266 Drug & Medicinal Analysis - BSc (Honours)
    Email Information lit ie ABOUT ABOUT About LIT Welcome From The President Academic Council Governing Body Useful Information Academic Calendar Freedom Of Information Reports Procedures Plans Useful Links Vacancies LIT STAFF Search the staff directory CONTACT US Contact Details LIT Moylish Park Limerick Ireland Phone 353 61 293000 Fax 353 61 293001 Email Information lit ie LC266 Drug Medicinal Analysis BSc Honours LIT LIT Courses LC266 Drug Medicinal Analysis BSc Honours LC266 Drug Medicinal Analysis BSc Honours Home LC266 Drug Medicinal Analysis BSc Honours Drug Medicinal Product Analysis BSc Honours Level 8 Programme Code LC266 Course Level Level 8 Department Applied Science CAO Points 2015 290 Duration 4 years with six month Work Placement Campus Limerick Moylish Description Modules Apply Opportunities Contact What is the programme about Even in the midst of recession the drug and medicinal products manufacturing sector remains Ireland s largest single exporter This programme was designed in consultation with industrial partners to meet the growing needs of the sector A medicinal product is any substance or combination of substances for treating or preventing disease in human beings or animals This programme allows students to develop the analytical laboratory skills necessary to work in the highly regulated industries that manufacture medicines and healthcare products It offers students the chance to study how these essential products and their delivery systems are discovered designed developed and tested to make sure that they are manufactured to the highest possible quality It takes a detailed look at every aspect of manufacture in Ireland s most successful sector and develops the students skills in the areas most required for this leading industry There is also a six month work placement in Year 3 of the programme to provide valuable work experience Who is the programme suited to Drug and Medicinal Product Analysis is for people who are highly motivated problem solvers who like chemical and biological laboratory work Top 3 Reasons 1 You want to develop the hands on skills necessary to work in a high tech environment to manufacture vital health giving products 2 Analytical scientists are valued for their critical thinking and ability to troubleshoot in many situations not all analysts wear white coats 3 This could be the stepping stone to a successful research qualification to Masters or PhD level in LIT or beyond Class Contact Hours 24 hours per week Other Information What our Students say I really appreciated the way the time spent in the lab brought the theory to life and I m confident it has given me a great skill set to bring to industry Ronan Mullane Year 1 Introduction to Drug and Medicinal Products Biology Chemistry Physics and Maths with Computers Year 2 Drug and Medicinal Product Technology Instrumental Analysis Quality Control Inorganic and Physical Chemistry Organic Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Biosciences Year 3 Drug and Medicinal Products GMP and Validation Biochemical Toxicology and Biotechnology Instrumental Analysis Organic Chemistry Quality Assurance Sixmonth Work Placement Research Project Year 4 Advanced Drug and Medicinal Product Analysis Project

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  • LIT - LC264 Environmental & Analytical Science - BSc
    Programme Code LC264 Course Level Level 7 Department Applied Science CAO Points 2015 225 Duration 3 Years Campus Limerick Moylish Description Modules Apply Opportunities Contact What is the programme about This three year bio analytical programme is focused on developing a science graduate with a greater understanding of the environment and the associated pressures of industrial activities The programme teaches students to sample specific aspects of the environment isolate and identify the presence of toxic chemicals within that ecosystem and propose remediation solutions including a plan for continuous monitoring and management The programme delivers a comprehensive understanding of environmental science monitoring and management while equipping graduates with the skills set of a modern analytical scientist Such graduates are employable throughout Ireland s industrial and wild life sectors This programme is over 50 based in Field Laboratory Analysis FLA and students complete a research project in an area of their choice which is directed by them and supervised by an expert This programme is under pinned by core subjects in the area of Environmental Science Biology Microbiology Bio toxicology Analytical Instrumentation Pollution Control and Quality Management All industries in Ireland are regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency and in meeting and complying with these regulations Irish industry employ Environmental and Analytical Scientists our graduates are these Scientists Who is the programme suited to This programme is ideal for students who have an interest in biological sciences and the environment It is particularly suited to those students with a determined and inquisitive nature as to the fate and impact of bio toxins and chemicals on our ecosystems The programme is for students who wish to work out in the field coupled with laboratory analysis and management skills Top 3 Reasons 1 This course provides you with multiple facets to your employment potential you will be equipped to gain employment in the chemical or environmental section of the pharmaceutical chemical food or biotechnology industries local authorities and other regulatory bodies 2 The emphasis is on the laboratory field aspects of these areas and a major proportion of time approximately 50 is spent in the laboratory and on field trips using state of the art equipment 3 Facilitates progression to Level 8 programmes within LIT and other colleges universities Class Contact Hours 24 hours per week Other Information Can I switch to another course after 1st Year Since 4 of the five subjects in 1st year are shared with the Higher Certificate in Chemistry and the BSc in Applied Biology courses you could apply to either of these courses after 1st year subject to availability Did You Know Over 90 of our graduates progress on to the Level 8 add on BSc Honours Environmental Analytical Science or B Sc Honours in Chemical Instrumentation Analysis Typical starting salaries for graduates of this course are approximately 30 000 You could be a Chemistry Biology Science Teacher This programme offers a progression route to the B Sc Honours in Chemical Instrumentation Analysis which is recognised by the

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