IT Sligo is broken into four Academic Schools:
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In all facets of our lives the knowledge and skills we need to be active and contributing members of our society is changing. Whether it is in the way we manage our health or our financial affairs, our social or our working lives, we must constantly develop new skills and gain new knowledge and insights into the way the world is changing. If we do not we will find ourselves isolated and excluded.
In the past the phrase 'haves and have nots' was used to make distinction between those who had wealth and those who didn't. Increasingly the distinction is also being made on the basis of whether or not individuals or groups have the tools and skills to access information and to meet the challenges of our rapidly changing world.
The Institute of Technology, Sligo has recently launched 'Strategic Plan 2002-2007' which has as it its centre the development of a range of life long learning initiatives including Foundation courses, Outreach opportunities and a developing range of part-time programmes.
We believe that on these pages you will find evidence of our commitment to life long learning as presented in our Strategic Plan and that you will find a range of courses that will enable you to enrich your lives, develop new skills and acquire new knowledge.
The School of Science is one of the biggest Schools of Science among the Institutes of Technology, with an enviable reputation for developing and delivering novel courses.
Graduates of the Science courses on offer in the Institute of Technology Sligo gain well paid and challenging positions within industry such as the Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Chemical industries, and the public sector including Government Departments such as the EPA, Marine and Agriculture, Food and Forestry, Health Boards etc.
The School of Engineering comprises three academic departments:
- Department of Mechanical and Electronic Engineering
- Department of Civil Engineering and Construction Studies
- Department of Engineering Technology.
The School of Engineering provides a number of courses at Apprentice, Certificate, Diploma, Degree and at post graduate level.
The Department of Mechanical and Electronic Engineering is a multi-disciplinary department embracing such areas as Mechanical and Electronic Engineering, Tool Design, Industrial Automation, Quality Management, Product Design and Development and Research at Post-Graduate level.
The Department of Civil Engineering and Construction is equally diverse, with courses in Civil Engineering, Construction Studies, Water Engineering, and Construction Economics, and post graduate studies.
Business & Humanities
The School offers courses from certificate to post graduate in the following study areas:
- Business Studies
- Office Information Systems
- Recreation and Leisure
- Tourism, Marketing and Languages
- European Business
- Art and Design
- Applied Social Studies
- Performing Arts.
Institute of Technology Sligo,
Phone : 353 (0) 71 91 55222
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