Learn & Work/Earn & Learn

Learn & Work/Earn & Learn

At TU Dublin we have designed a suite of courses that combine hands-on industry experience with University study. There are two models available under this learning style. The first is called 'Learn & Work' and this is offered at our campus in Blanchardstown. The other is called 'Earn & Learn" and is offered at our campus in Dublin City. 

 

TU Dublin’s Learn+Work programme is a professional traineeship programme providing a pipeline of skilled in-demand work-ready talent into STEM industries through industry partnership.

Learn+Work courses blend the strength of a university education with an apprenticeship-style work placement. This course is designed specifically to create work-ready university graduates in the shortest possible time-frame. Each year Learn+Work students spend 5 months in fulltime study and then 7 months on placement with a  company 4 days per week, returning to university 1 day per week during term time. Students are paid while on placement. As a result this is an intensive course, that runs 12 months each year, instead of the standard 9 months, so students do not get the traditional summer break while on this course, but they are entitled to annual leave days on a pro-rata basis while on work placement.

There are two courses currently offered under the Learn & work model:

 

TU655 Computing - Networking Technologies

Programme structure:

 

Tu655 programme structure1

Industry Partners:

Our industry partners hire and mentor our Learn+Work students 7 months each year so that they have the relevant experience, skills and competencies required to work full-time in the industry and high-tech companies after graduation.

Our Industry partners include:

  • Citrix
  • Concern
  • Eir
  • Equinix
  • Liberty IT
  • Macro Evolution Services
  • Microsoft
  • MJ Flood
  • Viatel
  • Vodafone
  • WiLine

 

 

TU722 Process Instrumentation and Automation

Programme Structure:

TU722 Programme strcuture

Industry Partners:

Our industry partners hire and mentor our Learn+Work students 7 months each year so that they have the relevant experience, skills and competencies required to work full-time in the industry and high-tech companies after graduation.

Our Industry partners include:

  • Alexion
  • Bonner
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • CalX Instrumentation Services Ltd
  • Cully Automation
  • EMR Integrated Solutions
  • Hanley Calibration
  • Hanley Technology
  • Intel
  • Lagan Cement
  • McL Automation
  • West Pharmaceutical Services

 

 

TU Dublin - Bolton Street is now offering two Earn and Learn Programmes.  This will allow student to work while completing a Level 8 honours degree.  Applicants must submit their application direct to TU Dublin and not through the CAO. 

 

Bsc Geographic Surveying

Bsc Quantity Surveying & Construction Economics 

 

 

Geographic Surveying:

This part-time programme prepares students for a career in the geospatial sector. It is designed for those who wish to work and study as geospatial professionals. The skills you will obtain on the programme will be valued in the geospatial sector as you establish your career in this industry. In direct response to the unprecedented demand for Geographic Science graduates, TU Dublin has launched this part-time degree in 2021 with support from the Geospatial Industry. This programme will appeal to current professionals lacking an academic qualification, school leavers and mature students. It is envisaged that students not currently employed in the geospatial sector will be directed to local companies to secure employment. A particular feature of the programme will include a ‘Work- Related Learning’ component which provides the student the opportunity to formerly record and reflect on their experience in the workplace and undertake a work-related project. This something we refer to as "Earn As You Learn". “Earn As You Learn” programmes combines academic with on-the-job learning, allowing you the employee to develop both the technical and soft skills required.  This will allow students/employees learn the practical aspects of the job while studying towards your degree. This gives the Geospatial employees a great opportunity to continually up skill during their employment.

 

 

Quantity Surveying & Construction Economics:

The primary aim of this programme is to facilitate those students who have secured employment as a trainee Quantity Surveyor to attend college one day per week.  Quantity Surveying is a discipline based on the application of economics and financial evaluation techniques to land and buildings.  The skills require a broad knowledge of a wide range of subjects together with a fundamental understanding of the economic, physical and legal framework within which buildings are used and how the construction market operates.  The programme is designed to both facilitate 1st year and advanced entry students. 

 

quantity surveying structure