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Launch of IT Carlow’s 10th Annual Showcase of Final Year Computing Projects 

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The Institute of Technology Carlow’s tenth annual Showcase of Final Year Computing Projects opens today bringing the ideas and technologies of honours and masters’ level computing talent to a virtual public platform.

Now in its 10th year, the Showcase represents work from IT Carlow’s various degree courses in computer games development, software development, IT management, interactive digital art and design, and cybercrime and IT security from 100 students and is available to view on its dedicated site https://showcase.itcarlow.ie

Launch of IT Carlow’s 10th Annual Showcase of Final Year Computing Projects

Amongst the 66 projects on view are 12 on cybercrime, covering subjects such as vulnerability management tools, using QR codes as a means of cyber-attack, and the design of a cost of breach calculator.

Research postgraduate projects are wide-ranging and include topics such as augmented learning in adults with intellectual disabilities, the effect of gamification on time management in tertiary education, and an investigation of dynamic temperature monitoring and control in modular data centres.

The Department of Computing has been a central and productive component at Institute of Technology Carlow for well over a quarter of a century. During this time, the department has developed and enhanced its reputation for producing industry-ready graduates for leading national and international companies. Work placements are part of all undergraduate ordinary and honours degree programmes, including Software Development, Information Technology Management, Interactive Digital Art and Design, Computer Games Development and Cybercrime and IT Security.

The department has strong collaborative relationships with key local, national and international ICT organizations ensuring that students acquire up-to-date skills. Demand by employers for graduates is very high, according to programme directors, with many of Institute of Technology Carlow’s final year computing students already in receipt of at least one job offer within the computer game industry and ICT sector. Alumni are working for global leaders, including: UNUM; IBM; Microsoft; Netwatch; SAP; Amazon; Apple; Intel; HP; AOL; SAGE; Aeria Games; Sony Entertainment; Google and Gamesparks.


Institute of Technology Carlow, IT Carlow, is one of the major third-level education providers in the South East of Ireland.

Institute of Technology Carlow runs undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Carlow. IT Carlow provides courses to over 7,000 students. The Institute also runs courses in Wexford Town, Rathnew in Wicklow, The Curragh in Kildare and Tallaght in Dublin

IT Carlow offers undergraduate courses in Business; Humanities; Sport Media & Marketing; Science & Health; Computing & Networking; Aerospace, Mechanical & Electronic Engineering, Built Environment & Extended Campus.

 

 


Steven Galvin

LYIT Engineering Expo
GMIT, LYIT & IT Sligo Close to Technological University Status


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