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  • LIT - LC408 Environmental & Natural Resource Management - BSc (Honours)
    ensure that students get an in depth scientific knowledge of the earth s systems namely the biosphere hydrosphere geosphere and the atmosphere Simultaneously students will develop practical competencies to allow them to carry out research on the environment whether in the laboratory in the field or in the library A three month work placement during the summer of third year provides a valuable opportunity for students to gain experience in the environmental sector and help them identify career options for the future Top 3 Reasons 1 The course covers a wide range of environmental topics in a practical and active way and thereby opens up a diversity of career and further study opportunities 2 You will have ongoing and regular access to a team of lecturers with relevant and up to date sectoral experience 3 Current students enjoy the supportive friendly and positive atmosphere in class and on the Thurles Campus Class Contact Hours Year 1 21 hours Year 2 21 hours Year 3 19 hours Year 4 15 hours Did You Know Many countries including Ireland are looking to green growth as the way out of the current economic crisis A range of reports suggest that there is the potential to create over 80 000 jobs in the Green Economy Developing the Green Economy in Ireland 2009 There are currently at least 6 500 people employed directly in the environment sector in Ireland and the potential to create over 50 000 direct jobs by 2020 Forfás 2009 Want More What our students say about the course This course is giving me the chance to explore modern challenges like climate change peak oil and biodiversity loss while equipping me with solid practical skills in the lab and the field It also has a good balance of focus between local and global issues one day I m learning about sustainable forestry in the Philippines the next it s glaciers then hen harriers The fun part is linking them all together Hannah Hamilton 3rd Year student This course has allowed me to develop knowledge and practical skills on a wide range of modern environmental issues As part of my work placement last summer I got the chance to be involved in some research to identify the impacts walkers have on National Park trails I am now using the data I collected to write a dissertation on the subject Mick Fleming Graduate Year 1 Introduction to Environmental Science Rural Land Use the Environment Introduction to Environmental Management Personal Effectiveness Introduction to Sustainable Development Applied Environmental Science Environmental Maths Computing Year 2 Earth Science Ecology Environment Sustainable Development Conservation Biodiversity Management Waste Energy Management Group Work Theory Practice Field Study Skills GIS Year 3 Water Quality Analysis Treatment Research Techniques Water Resource Management Planning the Environment Train the Trainer Geographic Information Systems Work Placement Professional Development Year 4 Dissertation Economy Society Sustainable Development Climate the Atmosphere Organisational Behaviour Management for the Environmental Sector Environmental Monitoring Modelling Carbon Sustainable Energy Entry Requirement Leaving Certificate A

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  • LIT - LC428 - Environmental Management in Agriculture - BSc
    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 LIT LIT Courses LC428 Environmental Management in Agriculture BSc LC428 Environmental Management in Agriculture BSc Home Environmental Management in Agriculture BSc Level 7 Programme Code LC428 Course Level Level 7 Department Applied Science CAO Points 205 Duration 3 Years Campus Thurles Description Modules Apply Opportunities Contact What is the programme about Agri food and Fisheries is Ireland s largest indigenous industry It collectively employs some 150 000 people with an annual output of over 24 billion The agriculture and agribusiness sector is growing strongly and there are further plans for expansion under the Food Harvest 2020 report A key challenge for agriculture will be to increase production in a sustainable manner which does not negatively impact on the natural environment This programme will provide a strong foundation in science and environmental management combined with specialist agriculture modules It will allow successful graduates of the programme to work in the agri sector with a clear understanding of relationships between agricultural food production and key environmental issues The programme will be delivered in conjunction with the existing LIT B Sc in Environmental and Natural Resource Management It will be proportioned in such a way that approximately two thirds of the programme will focus on science and environmental management while one third of the programme will focus on agricultural issues The degree will be run in conjunction with Gurteen College Ballingarry Co Tipperary where a ten credit module will take place in the first year of the programme titled Farm Enterprises Theory Practice The second and third year will see progressively increased content relating to agriculture with considerable lab work field work field trips and computer skills sessions provided throughout the degree A sustainable development stream will allow wider reflection on balancing the needs of the environment the economy and society while a professional development module will prepare students for a work placement during the summer of third year Who is the programme suited to This programme will suit people with an interest in agriculture and the environment School subjects such as geography agricultural science biology and chemistry will be particularly relevant The programme will also be suitable for mature students with relevant work experience The programme incorporates options for students to be able to exit with a Level 6 Higher Certificate Award after two years Graduates will be eligible for positions within the science and environmental management sector and be particularly qualified where these positions arise within the agri sector Class Contact Hours Year 1 24 hours per week Year 2 21 hours per week Year 3 18 hours per week Year 1 Introduction to Environmental Science Applied Environmental Science Environmental Maths and Computing Rural Land Use and the Environment Farm Enterprises Theory Practice Introduction to

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  • LIT - LC268 Medical Technology – BSc (Level 7)
    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 LC268 Medical Technology BSc Level 7 LIT LIT Courses LC268 Medical Technology BSc Level 7 LC268 Medical Technology BSc Level 7 Home LC268 Medical Technology BSc Level 7 Medical Technology BSc Level 7 Programme Code LC268 Course Level Level 7 Department Applied Science CAO Points 345 Campus Limerick Moylish Description Modules Apply Opportunities Contact Video What is the programme about In Ireland and internationally the healthcare industry is growing rapidly and is increasingly becoming a sophisticated high technology based enterprise The growing use of electronic computer controlled and networked equipment has created a demand for specialized well trained graduates with a focus on the medical applications of electrical electronic engineering technology This innovative and exciting new programme aims to address a shortage of skills in this dynamic area and is the only course of its kind in Medical Technology in Ireland Learners will have the opportunity to pursue a multidisciplinary programme of study thereby meeting an emerging and growing demand for technologists with interdisciplinary skills in Medical Technology The course will allow the learner to combine a knowledge of relevant science disciplines and electrical electronic and automation principles with the specific knowledge required for medical applications of technology as an integral member of the healthcare engineering team Learners will gain valuable hands on experience in the methods instrumentation and work practices employed in healthcare sectors during a work placement Emergency First Responder EFR training and Fundamental Medical Care Principles Ethics are provided as an integrated part of the programme Learners who choose the Year 3 Elective 1 option will be fully prepared to take the Pre Hospital Emergency Care Council PHECC Exams thereby becoming an accredited Emergency Medical Technician further enhancing the healthcare and clinical role and employment Learners who choose Year 3 Elective 2 option may choose a Biomedical Industry orientated career path that facilitates another employment route without Patient contact in this ever growing industry sector Noteworthy features of the programme You will develop a unique excellent skills set the approach of merging specialist elements of Science Medical Care with Electrical Electronic Automation Technology is a key and distinctive element of this programme A Year 3 Elective structure facilitates two distinctive employment and career paths Healthcare clinical support roles Or Biomedical Industry as suits individual Learner needs You will hone your skills during a built in work placement in Medical Clinical and Industrial settings You will have diverse and varied career and employment opportunities in the dynamic healthcare sector You will have small class sizes with dedicated lecturers and gain practical hands on experience of the latest cutting edge medical technologies Year 1 Cell Molecular Biology Applied Chemistry Principles of Medical Care Mathematics Information Technology Medical Physics Electrical Engineering Principles Introduction to Electronics Year 2 Anatomy Physiology Clinical Biochemistry Medical Microbiology Medical Technology Clinical Applications I Mathematics Quality Control for

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  • LIT - LC267 Pharmaceutical & Forensic Analysis - BSc
    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 LC267 Pharmaceutical Forensic Analysis BSc LIT LIT Courses LC267 Pharmaceutical Forensic Analysis BSc LC267 Pharmaceutical Forensic Analysis BSc Home LC267 Pharmaceutical Forensic Analysis BSc Pharmaceutical Forensic Analysis BSc Level 7 Programme Code LC267 Course Level Level 7 Department Applied Science CAO Points 2015 280 Duration 3 Years Campus Limerick Moylish Description Modules Apply Opportunities Contact What is the programme about This programme is one of the most reputable of its kind in Ireland LIT aims to produce high quality problem solving graduates skilled in the measurement principles and techniques employed in Forensic and Pharmaceutical Analysis and students achieve a detailed knowledge and understanding of the sciences underpinning both the forensic pharmaceutical and analytical fields Students will gain exposure to and experience in the methodology and techniques at the heart of these key scientific areas In LIT we place an emphasis on hands on work approximately 50 of scheduled course work endowing our graduates with a highly desirable and much sought after set of skills and expertise experience in pharmaceutical and forensic science combined with a range of analytical techniques which make graduates highly sought after by employers Who is the programme suited to Students who like working in laboratories using Scientific Evidence to solve problems This programme is ideal for students with a questioning mind and interested in using Science to solve problems It will suit any student interested in laboratory Science It is the most established programme of its kind in Ireland Top 3 Reasons 1 This programme was developed in 2008 to provide a new entry opportunity to the already popular Pharmaceutical Forensic Analysis programme the first in Ireland of its kind 2 As a graduate you will have a great mix of skills and knowledge needed for today s employment market 3 LIT offers graduates of this programme with the opportunity to progress to a Level 8 Honours Degree and further Class Contact Hours 24 hours per week Did You Know That this course offers a progression route to the BSc Honours Pharmaceutical Forensic Analysis Level 8 within the Department of Applied Science Year 1 Forensic Scientific Practice Biology Chemistry Concepts in Physics for Scientists and Scientific Computation Year 2 Forensics Biosciences Introduction to Pharmaceutical Science Instrumental Analysis Inorganic Physical Chemistry and Statistical Process Control Year 3 Forensic Toxicology Drug Analysis Protein Molecular Biology Quality Control Instrumental Analysis Pharmaceutical Technology Project Entry Requirement Leaving Certificate A minimum of 5 Passes

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  • LIT - LC265 Pharmaceutical & Forensic Analysis - BSc (Honours)
    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 LC265 Pharmaceutical Forensic Analysis BSc Honours LIT LIT Courses LC265 Pharmaceutical Forensic Analysis BSc Honours LC265 Pharmaceutical Forensic Analysis BSc Honours Home LC265 Pharmaceutical Forensic Analysis BSc Honours Pharmaceutical Forensic Analysis BSc Honours Level 8 Programme Code LC265 Course Level Level 8 Department Applied Science CAO Points 2015 370 Duration 4 years including six month Work Placement Campus Limerick Moylish Description Modules Apply Opportunities Contact What is the programme about This programme is the first and most reputable of its kind in Ireland Students achieve a detailed knowledge and understanding of the sciences underpinning the forensic pharmaceutical and analytical fields Students will gain exposure to and experience in the methodology and techniques at the forefront of these major scientific areas In LIT we place an emphasis on hands on work approximately 50 of scheduled course work endowing our graduates with a highly desirable and much sought after set of skills and expertise experience in pharmaceutical and forensic science combined with a range of analytical techniques which make graduates highly sought after by employers Since the beginning of this programme selected student s have been employed each year by the State Laboratory for their work placement Who is the programme suited to Students who like working in laboratories using Scientific Evidence to solve problems The programme is ideal for students with a questioning mind and interested in using Science to solve problems It will suit any student interested in laboratory Science This is the most established programme of its kind in Ireland The six months work placement at home or abroad gives graduates an edge when seeking employment Top 3 Reasons 1 This is the first and most reputable programme of its kind in Ireland 2 Upon graduation you may have an opportunity to progress to a Masters or PhD by research 3 Your career prospects are diverse with graduates holding public and private sector jobs in analyst labs state labs health care the pharmaceutical industry and more Class Contact Hours 24 hours per week Year 1 Forensic Scientific Practice Biology Chemistry Concepts in Physics for Scientists and Scientific Computation Year 2 Forensics Biosciences Introduction to Pharmaceutical Science Instrumental Analysis Inorganic Physical Chemistry and Statistical Process Control Year 3 Bio toxicology Protein Molecular Biology Forensic Toxicology Drug Analysis Quality Control Instrumental Analysis Pharmaceutical Technology Six month Work Placement which may have an international dimension Year 4 Bio molecular Forensic Science Biopharmaceuticals Forensics Advanced Pharmaceutical Technology Instrumental Analysis Drugs in Sport Project Entry Requirement Leaving Certificate A minimum of 2 Honours and 4 Passes in six 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

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  • LIT - LC248 Built Environment Undenominated - BSc (Honours)
    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 LC248 Built Environment Undenominated BSc Honours LIT LIT Courses LC248 Built Environment Undenominated BSc Honours LC248 Built Environment Undenominated BSc Honours Home LC248 Built Environment Undenominated BSc Honours Built Environment Undenominated BSc Honours Level 8 Programme Code LC248 Course Level Level 8 Department Built Environment Campus Limerick Moylish Description Modules Apply Contact What is the programme about This is a one year common entry stage to the four honours degree programmes in the Built Environment Successful completion of this Common Entry Year leads to admission to Stage 2 of the following programmes subject to availability of places BSc Hons in Quantity Surveying BSc Hons In Property Valuation Management BSc Hons in Construction Management BSc Hons in Civil Engineering Management The Common Entry Year was developed in order to advance the Transitions Agenda being pursued in Irish Higher Education of better transition from second level to third level education Who is the programme suited to This Common Entry Year is suited to individuals who are looking for a career in the Construction Industry but are not sure of the specialism they wish to pursue Class Contact Hours 22 hours per week approx Did You Know Satisfies Educational Standards to continue to Year 2 of the Level 8 Programmes in the Department of the Built Environment Modules Introduction to Built Environment Studies Construction Technology Engineering Surveying Building Systems 1 Economics

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  • LIT - LC251 Civil Engineering - BEng
    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 LC251 Civil Engineering BEng LIT LIT Courses LC251 Civil Engineering BEng LC251 Civil Engineering BEng Home LC251 Civil Engineering BEng Civil Engineering BEng Level 7 Programme Code LC251 Course Level Level 7 Department Built Environment CAO Points 2015 210 Duration 3 Years Campus Limerick Moylish Description Modules Apply Opportunities Contact What is the programme about This programme is designed to provide higher level Civil Engineering Technicians to the construction industry and covers several transferable skills The areas of speciality include Civil Engineering Construction Geotechnical Engineering Highway Engineering Public Health Engineering and Structural Engineering As a higher level Technician graduates will undertake challenging and responsible activities on site in the laboratory or the design office During the programme there are opportunities for students to participate in site visits organised by the programme team Who is the programme suited to The programme is suited to students from second level and mature students who wish to work in the construction and civil engineering industry in Ireland and abroad Top 3 Reasons 1 Hands on approach to the Programme 2 Meets academic requirements for membership of Engineers Ireland MIEI 3 Well established programme Class Contact Hours 17 23 hours per week Year 1 Construction Technology Environmental Services Land Surveying Mathematics IT Engineering Mechanics Graphics Communications Research Legal Studies Materials Year 2 Civil Engineering Construction Public Health Civil Engineering Surveying Mathematics Computer Engineering

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  • LIT - LC252 Civil Engineering Management - BSc (Honours)
    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 LC252 Civil Engineering Management BSc Honours LIT LIT Courses LC252 Civil Engineering Management BSc Honours LC252 Civil Engineering Management BSc Honours Home LC252 Civil Engineering Management BSc Honours Civil Engineering Management BSc Honours Level 8 Programme Code LC252 Course Level Level 8 Department Built Environment CAO Points 2015 240 Duration 4 Years including work placement in year 3 Campus Limerick Moylish Description Modules Apply Opportunities Contact What is the programme about The programme is designed in partnership with industry and uniquely merges civil engineering with management skills It provides graduates with the knowledge skills and techniques needed to work in civil engineering management The programme is a four year sandwich two years full time study one year of practical work experience or equivalent and a final year of full time study Graduates will be able to manage the construction and maintenance of infrastructural developments including bridges marine works tunnels motorways railways airfields etc and environmental projects including water and waste water systems pipelines waste management and residential commercial and industrial buildings Who is the programme suited to The programme is suited to students from second level and mature students who wish to work in the construction and civil engineering industry in Ireland or abroad mainly in a management capacity Top 3 Reasons 1 This programme meets the academic requirements for membership of the Chartered Institute of Building CIOB 2 Award provides pathway to Professional Body membership 3 Programme has applied for Teaching Council Approval Class Contact Hours 20 hours per week Year 1 Construction Practice Land Surveying Built Environment Law Economics for Construction Property Specialists Learning and Research Skills Building Systems 1 2 Construction Technology Engineering Mathematics Year 2 Environmental Design Civil Engineering Design Civil Engineering Practice Construction Technology Surveying Construction Management Building Information Management Civil Engineering Administration Law Integrated Project Year 3 Work Placement Year Dissertation Research Management Practice for the Built Environment Active Learning Diary and Professional Competencies Capstone Project Academic Alternatives Electives A selection of modules and project must be undertaken Year 4 Civil Engineering Design Environmental Design Civil Engineering Management Civil Engineering Practice Dissertation Project Management Plus 1 elective Electives Construction Technology Sustainable Construction Urban Economics Regional Policy Financial Management Tax Advanced Engineering Maths or Advanced Civil Engineering Surveying Entry Requirement Leaving Certificate A minimum of 2 Honours and 4 Passes in six Leaving Certificate subjects including Mathematics and English Irish FETAC Applicants and Mature Applicants Refer to section Entry Requirements for further information Accredited by CIOB CAO Please visit www cao ie for further information on how

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