Upskill, reskill or change career with UL @ Work
UL @ Work is a new range of programmes from the University of Limerick (UL) that is funded by the Human Capital Initiative (HCI), part of the National Training Fund. UL @ Work enables upskilling and reskilling through lifelong learning. These state-of-the-art programmes will get students ready for the future world of work in a digital age.
To build the resilient workforce of tomorrow, now more than ever the worlds of education and work need to come together. UL and partner employers from the Mid-West and beyond have worked closely to create the UL @ Work portfolio. It will offer industry relevant training in areas such as, ICT, Artificial Intelligence (AI), data analytics, ICT, industry 4.0, robotics, digital leadership, global trade, law and technology and future studies.
There will be many exciting new UL @ Work programmes for undergraduate, postgraduate, and work-based learners. All programmes will be designed to be flexible to the needs of students and employers. Some of the new courses will be delivered are online while others will be based at the UL campus. UL @ Work will include; top-up degrees aimed at non degree holders, new challenge-based engineering degrees, 10 professional diplomas, short professional development modules, and new master’s degrees.
The first of these new programmes will enrol students for September 2021. The new Professional Diplomas are in areas where employers have highlighted immediate needs for new talent such as:
- Data Analytics
- Intelligent Systems (Industry 4.0)
- Agile Software Development
- Strategic Leadership
- Digital Futures and Innovation
- Computer Vision Systems
- Cognitive Robotics.
These 1-year, part-time, online programmes are fully accredited and are part-funded.