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Institute of Technology Tralee

North Campus, Co. Kerry, Tralee, Kerry, Republic of Ireland

Originally established in 1977 as the Regional Technical College, the campus became the Institute of Technology Tralee in 1992. Today IT Tralee is home to 3,500 full-time and part-time students, employs 350 staff and brings an annual contribution of €60m to the local economy. In 2001 the North Campus opened in Dromtacker, accompanying the South Campus in Clash, Co. Kerry.

The Institute of Technology Tralee offers third level education, research, training and development for commercial, social, economic, scientific, technological, industrial and cultural development of the State with focus on its region. School if Business, Computing and Humanities, Technology, Science, Engineering and Maths and School of Health and Social Sciences are all third level programmes available at IT Tralee’s three principal schools.

Students can undertake courses within three year Ordinary Degree; four year Honours Degree, Masters and PhD. They can also begin with courses in two year certificates and continue on from there. Applicants can also avail of craft, apprentice, ACCS and many part-time programmes.

At the Institute of Technology Tralee there are a broad spectrum of diverse programmes within areas such as Business and Management, Social Sciences, Computing and Technology, Music, Television and Radio, Creative Media, Hospitality and Hotel Management, Tourism and much more.

IT Tralee is also hosts a number of research centres within areas such as Centre for Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development, Irish Academy of Hospitality and Tourism, Intelligent Mechatronics and RFID, Shannon Applied Biotechnology, and UNESCO Chair in Inclusive Physical Education, Sport, Fitness and Recreation.

Along with the excellent higher learning facilities provided at the Institute of Technology Tralee, the campus is surrounded the breathtaking vistas and landscapes of Kerry. The eclectic mix of culture inhabits the county, including music, arts and heritage. Sport is prevalent in Kerry and boasts world class facilities within GAA, soccer and other sports fields. Outside of their studies, students can spend a few years gaining new friends and great experiences amidst the spectacular surroundings of Tralee and Kerry.

Early Childhood Practice
The BA in Early Childhood Practice is a level 7, 180 credit programme jointly delivered over four semesters by both the Department of Social Sciences at the Institute of Technology, Tralee and the Faculty of…
Culinary Arts
This programme is designed to be delivered as a nine month immersion programme, integrating theory and practice. It was originally developed in conjunction with the French Culinary Institute in New York, to provide a relevant…
Culinary Skills
The Certificate in Culinary Skills is designed to provide candidates with immediate entry level job opportunities as Commis Chefs in the food service industry. This programme provides the knowledge, skill and competencies required to work…
Outdoor Learning
The BA in Outdoor Learning is specifically designed to meet the needs of those who are actively employed in the delivery of programmes using the outdoors. This includes outdoor education (OE), environmental education, learning outside…
Wound Management
The Certificate in Wound Care Management is designed to facilitate and maximise the development of your knowledge and skills in wound care. The programme will facilitate you to develop your own practice in the area…
Biopharmaceutical Processes
The biopharmaceutical sector of the pharmaceutical industry is fast becoming an important producer of complex compounds/molecules known as biologics used in the targeted treatment of important diseases. Irelands pharmaceutical sector is now an important global…
Agricultural Mechanisation
The aim of this programme is to produce a technician with a fundamental knowledge of the essential engineering skills associated with agricultural machinery. This knowledge, combined with extensive work based practical learning, will equip the…
Computer Services Management
This course is designed to provide the student with the skills, knowledge and competence needed to pursue a career as an information technology support supervisory or as an IT support specialist. The aim of this…
Computing in Information Technology Support
The primary focus of this programme is on developing your technical and practical skills with computers. This certificate will equip you with the basics to allow you to work as part of a team in…
Biopharmaceutical Processes
The biopharmaceutical sector of the pharmaceutical industry is fast becoming an important producer of complex compounds/molecules known as biologics used in the targeted treatment of important diseases. Irelands pharmaceutical sector is now an important global…
Industrial Instrumentation & Automation
This course is designed for persons who had previously worked in the technical national craft area or for those who want to pursue a career in mechanical and electronic (mechatronics) engineering and need to develop…
Hotel Management - National Trainee Manager Development Programme
This programme offers those currently employed in the hotel industry the opportunity to pursue a degree in hotel management while simultaneously working with their sponsoring employer. Each year of the programme will comprise of the…


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