Department of Marketing, Tourism & Sport

Welcome to the Department of Marketing, Tourism & Sport

As you can tell from our title, the Department of Marketing, Tourism and Sport covers a broad range of subjects. Our aim with all of these programmes is to give students with an entrepreneurial mind a chance to learn the basics of business success along with a specific area they have passion in. Whether your interests lie in sport, languages, event management or online marketing we can help you develop your skill set to get you job ready.

What type of student are you?

If you have an entrepreneurial streak and see yourself running your own business one day then taking up a course with our department is the first step. You will be bursting with great ideas and won’t be afraid to try new things, develop your skills and take chances. Maybe you love sport and fitness or you could have dreams of living abroad and honing your language skills, whatever your goal you’re a risk taker ready to begin your journey with us.

Work placement is a vital part of your education and our students are in high demand, with 35 companies wishing to take part in the work placement for our marketing degree in 2019 alone.
We also offer International Marketing with French, German or Spanish, giving students the opportunity to develop their language skills and take part in our Erasmus programme, giving them further career prospects. The programmes we offer in this Department are: Tourism with Event Management, Sports with Business, Applied Sports with Business, Digital Marketing, Marketing and Sales and International Marketing with French, German or Spanish.

These programmes are available across levels 7 to 8 and you can find more information about the course you’re interested in below.

Staff

Meet the Head of Department

John Kelleher

John Kelleher joined IT Sligo in 1990 as a lecturer in software/IT becoming Head of Computing and Creative Sciences. He recently joined the Faculty of Business and Social Studies to become Head of the Department of Marketing, Tourism and Sport. He is a board member of the Western Development Commission charged with regional development and policy analysis and is passionate about the imaginative ventures across the spectrum of IT, enterprise and ingenuity that is taking place in the West of Ireland.

 

 

Contact us

John Kelleher,
Head of Department of Marketing, Tourism and Sport,
+353 (0) 71 9137220
kelleher.john@itsligo.ie

Department Staff

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Staff NamePositionDepartment
Casey, Ms Caroline Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Crowe, Ms Clodagh Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Doherty, Miss Aine Jt Assistant Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Dunne, Mrs Lisa Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Gaynor, Mr Roddy Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Gilmartin, Ms Mary Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Hanrahan, Dr James Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Higgins, Ms Ann Jt Tu Project Manager Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Kelleher, Mr John Jt Head Of Dept Of Mktg Tourism & Sport Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Kelly, Mr Alan Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Kelly-lahon, Dr Clare Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Larkin, Mr Kerry Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Lucas, Martine PART-TIME LECTURER Marketing, Tourism & Sport
McCaffrey, Ms Patricia Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
McGuckin, Ms Mary Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
McGuinn, Dr Catherine Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
McKenna, Ms Shirley Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Moran, Dr Carol Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Morrison, Ms Joan Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
O'Dea, Ms Siobhan Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
O'Dea, Ms Siobhan Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
O'Halloran, Mr David Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
O'Halloran, Mr David Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
O'Keeffe, Mrs Mary Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
O'Keeffe, Mrs Mary Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Ryan, Ms Suzanne Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Ryder, Ms Paula LECTURER Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Ryder, Ms Paula Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Sheehan, Ms Carmel Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Sweeney, Ms Joanna Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Walsh, Ms Louise Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Walsh, Ms Ruth Maria Jt Lecturer Marketing, Tourism & Sport
Ward, Ms Emer Jt Sl1(T) Marketing, Tourism & Sport

Courses

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Course name NFQ Level Graduate Level Favourite
BEng (Hons) in Electronics and Self Driving Technologies Level 8 Undergraduate
BEng in Electronic and Computer Engineering Level 7 Undergraduate
Certificate in Computer Networks and Cloud Infrastructure (Online) Level 8 Online
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business & ICT Level 8 Undergraduate
Higher Certificate in Business Full-time (Online) Level 6 Online
Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Electronics and Self Driving Technologies Level 8 Undergraduate
Master of Arts in Humanities in Professional Leadership Level 9 Online
Certificate in Secure IT and Deep/Machine Learning Level 8 Add On / Direct Application
Master of Arts in Social Work Level 9 Postgraduate
Master of Engineering in Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Level 9 Online
BA (Hons) in App Design and User Experience (UX) Level 8 Undergraduate
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Humanities Joint Major: English and Psychology Level 8 Undergraduate
Special Purpose Award in Applied Arts in Playwork: Practice and Provision Level 6 Online
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Humanities Joint Major: Sociology and Politics Level 8 Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Sport with Business Level 8 Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business in Business Administration Level 7 Undergraduate
BB in Marketing (add-on) Level 7 Add On / Direct Application
BB (Honours) in Sport with Business (Add-on) Level 8 Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of Business (Hons) in Tourism with Event Management Level 8 Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in General (Add-on) Level 8 Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Finance and Investment (Add-on) Level 8 Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Accounting (Add-on) Level 8 Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Human Resource Management (Add-on) Level 8 Add On / Direct Application
Certificate in Introductory Counselling Skills (Online) Level 6 Online
Certificate in International Foundation Studies Level 6
Postgraduate Diploma / Masters in Social Care and Social Justice (Online) Level 9 Online
Post Graduate Diploma / Master of Arts in Leadership and Advocacy in the Early Years Level 9 Online
Higher Certificate in Business Part Time (Online) Level 6 Online
BSc (Hons) in Computing Level 8 Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business (Hons) (Online) Level 8 Online
MSc in Marketing (online/blended) Level 9 Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of Business (Hons) in International Marketing and Languages Level 8 Undergraduate
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Accounting Level 8 Undergraduate
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Social Care Practice Level 8 Undergraduate
Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Early Childhood Care and Education Level 8 Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business in Tourism with Event Management Level 7 Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business in Applied Sport with Business Level 7 Undergraduate
BB in International Marketing (add-on) Level 7 Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of Business in Marketing & Sales Level 7 Undergraduate
BB in Business Administration (add-on) Level 7 Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of Business (Hons) (add-on) for Marketing, Tourism & Sport Level 8 Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of Business (Hons) Level 8 Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business (add-on) Level 7 Add On / Direct Application
Bachelor of Business Level 7 Undergraduate
BB in Accounting (add on) Level 7 Add On / Direct Application
Higher Certificate in Business Level 6 Undergraduate
Bachelor of Business in Management Applications (Online) Level 7 Online