Tourism and Event Management*

In a dynamic and rapidly changing world, our tourism graduates are confident, creative, and agile –
exactly what is needed to rebuild and continue to develop the world’s fastest-growing economic sector
in a sustainable manner. This is the only three-year honours degree in this subject available in our region,
offering students the most current business degree with a specialism in tourism and events. This provides
a broad and exciting platform to build a successful career and opportunities to travel internationally.

Tourism and Hospitality Operations

This programme is for students who want to work in the tourism industry. It is experiential in nature and
combines practical classes, field trips and work experience all of which will equip a graduate to work in
tourism and hospitality in Ireland and around the world.
This programme focuses on the operational aspect of hospitality management. Students study subjects
such as bar and restaurant operations, beverage management, rooms division management and culinary
skills. In addition, students will acquire the digital skills required to work in the sector. They also study
tourism and discipline specific subjects such as guiding and tourism destination development.

Writing and Literature*

This programme focuses on developing skills in fiction, non-fiction, poetry, screenwriting, playwriting,
cultural journalism and other forms. Coursework is anchored by a focus on the processes of creative and
critical writing along with a detailed study of literature, drama and film. The programme is delivered through
interactive workshops, seminars and field trips. Visiting lecturers include novelists, poets, screenwriters,
playwrights, podcasters, journalists, editors, agents and publishers.

Science- Common Entry

This Bachelor of Science Level 7 programme in Bioanalytical Science or Food Science and Nutrition or
Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Science is a broad introduction to this exciting field of science.
This programme will give learners the opportunity to discover which area of science – Bioanalytical
Science, Food Science and Nutrition or Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Science – is right for them.Graduates may apply internally to progress to Year 4 of their
chosen Level 8 programme in either Food Science and Nutrition,
Pharmaceutical and Medicinal Science or Bioanalytical Science.
ATU Level 8 qualifications are recognised worldwide for
postgraduate entry.

Social Care Practice*

Ireland, among other countries, continues to face many social challenges. A career in social care practice
is challenging and also uniquely rewarding – graduates can make a real difference to people’s lives. Social
Care Practice is a dynamic and continuously developing field that is now a professionally regulated career
under CORU, along with other health and social care professions. Throughout this honours degree
programme, students will develop their critical thinking skills, have a greater understanding of human
interaction and how to respond in a professional and informed way to the needs of people who use
support services.

Sociology and Politics*

Taking a combination of Sociology and Politics gives students an insight into how social and political forces
affect our everyday lives and what we can do to effect change. Sociology focuses on understanding and
analysing how human societies work. It studies everyday social practices, as well as discussing questions
around economic inequality, power, gender and race, for example. Politics looks more at the decisionmaking process that groups or organisations make. These do not necessarily have to be governmental, as
politics can be found in most interactions from schools to businesses and religious institutions.

Software & Electronic Engineering

A qualification as a Software and Electronic Engineer is a passport
to work anywhere in the world. Graduates work with the leaders in
software, computers, the Internet of Things, medical technology,
autonomous cars, and telecommunications. Engineers work in many
roles including product design, technical support, research, sales,
and management. Our graduates work in companies such as Cisco,
Intel, Ericsson, HP, Analog Devices, SAP, Avaya, Genesys, Valeo, Jaguar
Land Rover, Boston Scientific, Medtronic, Merit Medical and Thermo
King. The engineer is an entrepreneur, who knows where your degree
will take you?

Sport and Exercise Science*

On this programme, students will learn how to apply scientific principles in order to understand and
enhance sport and exercise performance, health, nutrition and well-being.
It will prepare students to work in the world of sport, helping athletes and teams achieve optimum
performance. It will also prepare students to work in the health sector, helping individuals to manage or
prevent lifestyle-related chronic diseases through training and physical activity.

Sport with Business*

This programme is the first of its kind in Ireland – a three-year honours degree that combines sports-related
modules with comprehensive business education and practice. The programme focuses on introducing
students to business and enterprise skills with opportunities for specific skill development in coaching,
fitness instruction, personal training, education, exercise prescription and health. It offers students an
excellent balance between theory and practice, and equips students with the knowledge and professional
skills and competencies required to work within sport, fitness, leisure or business environments.