1. Dating back to 1592, Trinity College Dublin (TCD) is one of the world’s leading universities, ranked in the top 100, and is recognised internationally as Ireland’s premier university (QS University Rankings 2016/17).
2. Trinity is recognised as one of the world’s leading research-intensive universities with many of our teaching staff world leaders in their fields and at the cutting edge of research which makes project work exciting and challenging for students.
3. Dublin is at the forefront of IT industry with its own digital hub, an attractive location both for start-ups and for high growth companies seeking to access the European market. The College is located at the heart of the city centre.
4. Nine of the world’s top 10 ICT companies are located in Ireland.
5. Graduates from the School are highly sought after. Our direct links with key industry players and our annual Computing Careers event facilitate contact and employment.
6. Dissertations from all postgraduate courses are showcased every year and students discuss their research results with guests from the public sector, business, and industry offering opportunities for recruitment, networking and further collaborations.
7. The School is host to large-scale national research centres co-funded by Science Foundation Ireland, Enterprise Ireland and industry: ADAPT Centre for Digital Content Technology; CONNECT, Ireland’s research centre for Future Networks; and the Learnovate Research Centre.
8. The School is a partner with: The Centre for Data Analytics (INSIGHT) and The Irish Software Engineering Research Centre (LERO).
9. The School is home to a number of TCD Research Centres: the Centre for Computing and Language Studies, Centre for Research in IT in Education, Future Cities, and the Centre for Creative Technologies.
10. Trinity College is one of the most successful in Europe at fostering entrepreneurship. For the second year running Trinity is the Top University in Europe for entrepreneurial graduates who have raised venture capital. Many computing related start-ups have come from the School of Computer Science and Statistics including: Iona Technologies, Havok, Kore, Swrve, Quaternion Labs, LinguaBox, Wifi Guard, CipherApps, Haunted Planet Studios, Haptica, GLANTA, Tolerant Networks, Cara Health, X Communications Ltd, EmpowerTheUser, Insight Statistical Consulting, Xcelerit, wripl and Emizar. 9 Employability Students specialise in a chosen area gaining in-depth knowledge and skills