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Computer Science and Statistics
TCD School of Computer Science and Statistics 


Three seperate 4 day weeks over the course of the academic year.


School of Computer Science and Statistics,

O'Reilly Institute,

Trinity College 

County: Dublin City Centre
Offer Preferences  One week continuous

School Programme 

Company/Organisation Profile 

Trinity College Dublin was founded in 1592 and offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes across 24 schools and three faculties: arts, humanities and social sciences; engineering, mathematics and science; and health sciences.

Spread across 47 acres in Dublin's city centre, Trinity's 17,000- strong student body comes from all 32 counties of Ireland, and 16% of students come from outside the country. It is ranked in the top 100 world universities. 

The School of Computer Science and Statistics is noted for establishing computer science as an academic discipline in Ireland and is large by international standards with a rich history in the development of world-class research and teaching. The School collaborates with leading industry players and fosters innovation through its many successful startup companies.  


Placement Details 

The aim of the workshops is to introduce students to computer science in general and Trinity College in particular.

Past activities have included building and programming Lego robots, animation and game design using Scratch, blogging and web design, sound recording, pod casting and multimedia work.

Students will gain experience working as part of a team, meeting deadlines and presenting their work in addition to developing their technical skills. It is an introductory course so no experience necessary. 

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