Micro-credentials are transforming the way that professionals advance their learning in areas of emerging skill needs and future-proof their careers for the evolving world of work. These short, accredited, and flexible learning experiences at Trinity's School of Engineering ensure learners are equipped to respond to rapid technological, economic, and societal change. 

 As Ireland’s leading university Trinity College Dublin are delighted to be offering busy working professionals a new way of studying with us via micro-credentials. Trintiy micro-credentials are offered through a variety of online, blended, and on-site learning. Content is tailored to the needs of enterprise, and delivered by academic experts in the field, ensuring the high standard of education and quality assurance that Trinity is renowned for.

Successful completion of a Trinity micro-credential leads to accreditation in the form of ECTS (European Credit Transfer System), a European standardised system, where credits are both portable and stackable.

The School of Engineering at Trinity is a research-led, multidisciplinary school committed to delivering world-class education, research, and innovation.  Their innovative teaching, research excellence and state of the art facilities are the perfect backdrop for new and innovative micro-credential offerings. Micro-credentials that are currently being taught in the school cover areas including air pollution, solar energy, transport modelling, cyber-physical systems and low-carbon technology.

For January 2022, the school are launching a new suite of dynamic, industry-specific micro-credentials that include:

Intro to XR – Micro-credential

This micro-credential is suitable for anyone looking to begin exploring the development of interactive environments for VR and AR, using Unity software. The module will encourage learners to creatively apply their audio, 3D visual and interactive media skills in virtual reality and augmented reality.

Through the development of portfolio-standard applications, learners will take a deep dive into VR and AR development, enabling them to apply their new knowledge in a creative manner.

Spatial Audio

This micro-credential is intended for those interested in using spatial audio techniques in a variety of different contexts, including but not limited to; spatial music composition, cinema surround sound, virtual reality and 360 media, multimedia performance and interactive installations, audio production and recording, surround sound for gaming and mobile devices, sonification, auditory interfaces, and psychoacoustics.

This course is intended to enable future audio engineers, composers, researchers, and sound-designers to clearly determine the optimal spatialisation schemes and techniques for a given application and environment, as well as motivating further innovation and artistic creativity in the field.

To apply for either of these new micro-credentials, or to find out more about other micro-credentials offered by the School of Engineering at Trinity please visit www.tcd.ie/courses/micro-credentials/engineering or email us at micro-credentials@tcd.ie

To explore other ways to study engineering at Ireland’s leading university, you can visit: www.tcd.ie/Engineering  or contact engineering@tcd.ie