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University Overview


Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) is a state-funded public university-level higher education institution located in the second city of Ireland, Cork.

It offers a wide range accredited programmes from level 6 (Certificate) to level 10 (PhD) on the National Framework of Qualifications, and across a wide range of disciplines. It is the largest Institute of Technology outside of Dublin, with 14,000 enrolled students, including over 7000 studying full time. It operates one of the largest continuing education programmes in the State. The Irish Institutes of Technology, including Cork Institute of Technology, are statutory entities established by acts of government (the Institutes of Technology Acts 1992 – 2006). CIT operates across four main campuses: the main campus in Bishopstown, the National Maritime College of Ireland in the lower Cork harbour area, and the Cork School of Music and the Crawford College of Art & Design both based in Cork City centre.

Fast Facts

  1. Established 1974

FINANCIALS


Undergraduate

€ The current annual tuition fee for Non EU Students is €12,000 for all levels of study

Postgraduate

€ The current annual tuition fee for Non EU Students is €12,000 for all levels of study

Application Fee

€ 60

Why Study at Cork Institute of Technology?

  • Ireland allows two years of stay-back under the third level graduate scheme. After the successful completion of the studies, a student is permitted to stay 24 months in the country to seek employment.
  • To be eligible for this, a student must possess an Bachelor, Master or PhD degree award granted by a recognized Irish awarding body (Universities/Colleges). A student, during his/her stay-back period can also work for 40 hours/week.
  • Non-EEA students with Stamp 2 permission to remain are allowed to take up casual employment. They can work up to 20 hours a week during term time and up to 40 hours a week in the holidays. Holiday periods have been standardised – June to September inclusive and from 15 December to 15 January. Students with stamp 2A permission are not allowed to work.
  • Societies
  • Sport
  • Students’ Union
  • Art & Culture
  • Chaplaincy

There are three main types of accommodation to choose from:

  • Lodgings/Self Catering Lodgings
  • Shared Houses/Flats
  • Student Apartments/Hostels

 Lodgings/Self Catering Lodgings (Living in a family home)

The Accommodation Office provides a register of lodgings for the academic year. This register is updated throughout the year. Many houses are within walking distance of the college. Students in early May and they are updated regularly.

Student Apartments/Hostels

There are a large number of student apartments in close proximity to the Institute.

Payment is normally made in two instalments. The approximate price range per academic year is €4,500 to €8,000. The cost depends on what type of room you choose (Standard Single, Single Ensuite, Double Ensuite, Twin Standard, Twin Ensuite etc). The average number of rooms per apartment is 3, 5 or 7. Students are advised to look at apartments before booking and to read leases carefully before signing them.

  • With more employers requiring experience as well as academic success, work   placement is a highly valued component of the student  experience. CIT   considers it to be a key element in the professional development of students,   refining their skills in a real-world  context.
  • There are work placement opportunities in a range of disciplines at Level 7, Level 8 and Level 9 and the placement module can last from 15 weeks to 9 months.

Additional Support


Student Support Services

Student Services

  • Access & Disability
  • Accommodation
  • Medical Centre
  • Counselling Service
  • Careers Service
  • Student Ombudsman
  • Academic Learning Centre
  • Catering & Retail Services

Career Service

  • The CIT Careers Service is a free and confidential service available to all full-time registered students of the Institute, apprentice students and graduates of full-time courses who have finished within the previous academic year.

Scholarships Available


  • Cork Institute of Technology has several scholarship programmes available for students to apply.

Please click on the links below for further information
https://www.cit.ie/scholarships

 

 

Scholarships for International Students

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Programmes Overview


Undergraduate 3 or 4 year degree

Postgraduate 1 year degree

PhD

How to apply

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Available Courses

Application Deadline


Please Note.

Applications are assessed on a rolling basis and courses will close once they are filled. We advise you to apply as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Undergraduate


The deadline for submitting your application for the September 2021 intake:

The deadline for application for most courses is 1st May, but some have different deadlines – you should check the course profile for details.

Postgraduate


The deadline for submitting your application for the September 2021 intake:

The deadline for application for most masters' courses is 1st May, but some have different deadlines – you should check the course profile for details.

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Student Life at CIT

Accomodation, CIT Societies, Disability Support Services, Student Support Services, Learning Support, Sports and Clubs

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CIT Open Days

CIT is comprised of two constituent Faculties and three constituent Colleges including CIT Crawford College of Art and Design, the CIT Cork School of Music and the National Maritime College of Ireland

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