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Graduate Opportunities

Trinity Computer Science graduates have a wide range of career paths available to them, including:

Technology Sector

Many of our graduates are employed as software developers and system designers in the IT sector, developing new software and hardware systems in Ireland and abroad.

Other Sectors

Lots of our graduates have chosen to apply their expertise to support everyday activities in sectors such as finance, business consultancy, transport, healthcare, manufacturing and government, among many others.

Research

A Computer Science degree also gives you the option of continued study to Masters or PhD level in Trinity, or other Universities around the world. This leads to a range of career paths in research and academia. Details of the postgraduate options available in Trinity can be found on our website.

Entrepreneurship

Some of our graduates are successful entrepreneurs. For example, graduates of this course started Havok, a very well known developer of physics engine software for the entertainment industry.

Demand for Computing Graduates

A 2008 report published by the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs predicts a shortfall of up to 2,000-3,000 computing graduates per annum. "... the projected domestic supply of high-level graduates alone will not be sufficient to meet whole economy demand ..." All-Ireland Skills Study, 2008


Last updated 9 May 2012 by enquiries@scss.tcd.ie.