Institute of Technology Carlow

Institute of Technology Carlow, located in the south east of Ireland in the historic town of Carlow about 80km from Dublin, offers undergraduate and postgraduate studies that span the Sciences, Health, Computing, Engineering, Business and Humanities disciplines.

  • Average Tuition EUR 9,750
  • Students 7,000
  • International Students 10%
  • Total Cost EUR 9,750
  • Scholarships Yes

School Description

Institute of Technology Carlow (IT Carlow) was founded in 1970. Today, the Institute is the fourth largest institute in Ireland, with two campuses in Wexford and Wicklow, a student body of around 7,000 students and a staff, 98% of whom are equipped with a PhD or Master’s qualification.

The Institute of Technology Carlow works closely with employers to develop quality programs. Some of the institute’s notable alumni include: Rory Parata, an Australian-born professional rugby union player; J J Power, an Irish Green Party politician; and James Connolly, another professional rugby union player.

Bachelor Programs

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Accounting

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Accounting is a vital part of any organisation's operations. Accountants provide essential information and professional advice to help individuals and organisations make the right financial and business decisions.This three-year honours Accounting Degree programme will equip students with a high level of competence in accountancy, information technology and management skills.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Aerospace Engineering

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    This four-year honours programme equips graduates with real-life problem solving skills. IT Carlow is the only third-level institute in Ireland to have its own aerospace centre with an avionics workshop and a fleet of aircraft inside its own hangar. These unique facilities ensure IT Carlow students have the very best learning environment combining theory with practical, hands-on experience.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Aircraft Systems

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Aircraft Systems refers to all the 'subsystems' required to maintain the airworthiness of an aircraft. These systems straddle flight controls, landing gear, electrical systems, hydraulics, avionics, navigation, communications and instrumentation, amongst others. An aircraft systems engineer can work as a development engineer, developing and testing aircraft systems or components, or can work as a maintenance engineer, testing, calibrating, maintaining and upgrading aircraft systems.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Analytical Science

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Analytical chemists investigate the chemical nature of substances to identify and understand how they behave in different conditions. In the pharmaceutical industry, for example, Analytical Chemists are involved throughout the drug development process to help determine the quality and stability of drug products.This three-year programme is designed to produce graduates with expertise in modern analytical science and its applications in industry.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Architectural Technology

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Architectural Technology refers to the technical design and expertise used in the increasingly complex design process required for contemporary architecture. While architects are responsible for coming up with initial concepts and designs, architectural technologists are more concerned with the technical side of construction. Architectural technologists work closely with architects and other building professionals to resolve any potential design problems before construction starts.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Art

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Art is a diverse range of activities usually involving imaginative or technical skill and includes the production of works of art, the criticism of art, the study of the history of art, and the aesthetic dissemination of art.This three-year degree in Art is a dynamic programme unique to the Wexford Campus. Students are provided with the opportunity to gain creative skills, creative knowledge, aesthetic awareness and professional experiences in contemporary visual art.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Biosciences

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Bioscience is the branch of science concerned with living organisms, from microorganisms to towering trees and gigantic whales. Bioscience is the foundation of many other schools of scientific inquiry, including Bioforensics – the study of traces of biological agent and Biopharmaceutical medical drugs manufactured in living organisms such as bacteria, yeast and mammalian cells.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Biosciences with Biopharmaceuticals

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Bioscience is the branch of science concerned with living organisms, from microorganisms to towering trees and gigantic whales. Bioscience is the foundation of many other schools of scientific inquiry, including Biopharmaceuticals, which refers to medical drugs manufactured in living organisms such as bacteria, yeast and mammalian cells.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Brewing and Distilling

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Brewing is the process by which beer is produced. The sugars in grain are fermented into alcohol with a yeast and hops are added for flavour. Distilling is the fermentation and purification process for the production of distilled spirits including whiskey and brandy. The brewing and distilling industry in Ireland is growing rapidly.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Building & Services Management

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    With the growing complexity of modern buildings and the regulation of the built environment, there is an increasing need for people with the training and skills to manage the design, construction, operation and maintenance of these buildings. The design and maintenance of sustainable energy efficient buildings is becoming an important priority and this is an important part of construction technology.This three-year programme will equip graduates with the knowledge and understanding of building construction, building services, building maintenance and construction economics along with the development of management skills.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Business

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    This four-year honours degree programme equips students with a broad skill-base ensuring graduates will have a wide range of career options. The first two years of this programme provides students with a foundation in business and subjects are common for all students.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Business Administration

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Business Administration is the provision of administrative support services to ensure the efficient running of a business. The business administrator has a deep understanding of business operations and processes. Universal functions for business administrators include providing efficient administrative and operational support to business teams; planning and organising meetings and events; co-ordinating activities between departments and managing client relationships. Business administrators may work in a variety of different areas such as human resources, accounting, finance, sales and marketing.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Business Business Management

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Business touches on almost every aspect of modern human society and careers in business are diverse and often highly paid. At undergraduate level students can gain a foundation in many of these aspects of the business world, before choosing a specialisation.In the Business Management (BMT) option at year three students will study specialist subjects in more detail including: business research methods; organisational behaviour; operations management, business finance; international business and more.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Business Finance and Accounting

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Accounting focuses on the day-to-day management of financial reports and records across the business world while finance uses this same information to project future growth and to analyse expenditure in order to strategise company finances. Combining these areas gives an overview of financial strategy and control, while providing focus on professional principles and processes, used in order to manage numbers.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Business Human Resource Management

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Human Resource Management (HRM) is the function within an organisation that focuses on recruitment of, management of, and providing direction for the people who work in the organisation. The HRM function deals with issues related to people such as compensation, hiring, performance management, organisation development, safety, wellness, benefits, employee motivation, communication, administration, and training.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Business International Business

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Culture, language, political systems, geography, finance and socio-economic factors all shape and influence business and must be understood by organisations wishing to conduct business in a global marketplace. An international business degree equips students with the skills to manage people, diversity in culture, and ways of conducting business in a diverse marketplace.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Business Marketing

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Marketing is the management process through which goods and services move from concept to the customer. It includes diverse disciplines such as: sales; public relations; pricing; packaging; and distribution. Marketing is practiced around the world in every type of organisation including multi-nationals, local enterprises, political parties, third-world charities, sporting organisations or small businesses. A marketing degree equips graduates with the skill set to pursue a variety of careers both in marketing and business.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Business Supply Chain Management

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Supply chain management is an increasingly important aspect of business management and it is concerned with managing the flow of goods from material acquisition to final consumption. SCM is about being right: it is about getting the right product, in the right quantity, at the right quality, in the right place at the right time, for the right customer at the right cost. This speciality equips learners with skills in forecasting, inventory management, purchasing, storage, information technology and transport management.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Business with Law

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Historically, the disciplines of business and law have been closely associated in both the public and private sector. In the global economy, businesses deal with more complex issues concerning government regulations and international trade policies. Equally, legal expertise is required to contend with constantly evolving commercial organisations and business practices. This four-year honours degree programme equips the student with a broad skill-base, enabling graduates to pursue careers across the spectrum of business and law.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Business, Options in Business, Digital Marketing

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Business touches on almost every aspect of modern human society and careers in business are diverse and often highly paid. At undergraduate level students can gain a foundation in many aspects of the business world, before choosing a specialisation. Digital marketing is an increasingly important specialism affecting most areas of business such as: sales, marketing, PR, publishing and customer engagement. This three-year degree programme provides an academic qualification for anyone interested in a career in business or digital marketing.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Civil Engineering

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Civil engineering deals with the built environment and encompasses much of what defines modern civilization. Buildings and bridges are often the most conspicuous creations but this discipline is also responsible for roads, railroads, subway systems, airports, water supply systems and waste disposal. In fact civil engineering as a profession provides much of the infrastructure and essential services on which we depend for survival

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Computer Games Development

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Games Development is one of the most exciting areas of software that one can work in. As one of the fastest growing industries, graduates of this programme are sought after by industry leaders such as Demonware, Aeria Games and Serve. This four-year honours programme provides students with the skills they need to become professional games developers. Students will acquire skills in software design and programming, game design, graphics programming, modelling, simulation and animation.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Culture and Heritage Studies

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Culture and Heritage Studies creates an awareness, understanding and knowledge of Ireland’s built, natural and literary past. This programme is ideally suited for those presently employed or seeking employment in the tourism and heritage sectors. This three-year degree programme brings Ireland’s cultural heritage to life for people with a passion for art and literature.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Cybercrime and IT Security

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    IT security is the practice of safeguarding information from unauthorised access and modification. While cyber crime is illegal activity carried out with technology. This programme aims to equip graduates with the knowledge and skills required to prevent, detect and recover from cyber crime. Graduates should be capable of identifying IT system vulnerabilities and have the ability to formulate strategies to enhance the security posture of organisations to reduce overall exposure to cybercrime.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Early Childhood Education & Care

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Children require high quality care and education during their formative years in order to reach their potential and this is the focus of Early Childhood Education. It covers areas such as: education and play; child development; social environment; health; hygiene; nutrition; safety; communication; administration management and personal and professional development.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Electronic Engineering

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Electronic Engineering develops the way electricity is used to control equipment. Electronic engineers continually improve the quality of our lives through the development of new equipment in the fields of medicine, communications, computing, security, business and entertainment. It is a challenging and creative profession and one which has brought us MP3 players, digital cameras, security systems, improved weather forecasting, electronic medical devices and so many other things we now take for granted.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Environmental Science

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Environmental science is all around us. It covers the areas of chemistry, physics, biology and mathematical modelling to monitor the current state and changes in the system. Training in environmental science provides the knowledge and skills to interpret and manage environmental systems in a sustainable manner.This programme equips students with the knowledge and skills to understand the environmental systems required for a sustainable environment.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Facilities & Energy Management

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    This profession is responsible for the provision, maintenance, operation and renewal of buildings and infrastructure within the commercial, industrial and public sectors. Specific technical and leadership skills are required to manage complex buildings and infrastructure in the most cost effective and sustainable manner.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Industrial Design

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Industrial design is the process of creating new products and items from concept or working on improvements to existing products and concepts. Items can include everything from electronics, domestic appliances, garden products, medical equipment, sports equipment and machinery, to company brands and web applications.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Information Technology Management

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    IT (Information Technology) Management involves the coordination of complex computer systems in organisations, including the selection, installation and maintenance of all computing technologies.This is a critical role as the efficient management of IT is vitally important for all aspects of a business, from customer service to finance, sales, manufacturing, storage and delivery.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Laws

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Law is a popular discipline and is the undergraduate qualification of choice for those interested in a career as a solicitor or as a barrister. The work of a solicitor includes taking instructions from clients and advising them in relation to conveyancing and property dealings, civil and criminal litigation, contract and commercial dealings, company and partnership matters, wills and probates. A barrister represents clients in the courtroom in both civil and criminal cases, and is frequently consulted for expert legal opinion by solicitors on behalf of their clients.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Mechanical Engineering

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Mechanical Engineering is one of the most diverse of the engineering disciplines as it deals with the design and manufacture of everything from small individual parts and devices like an inkjet nozzle to large systems such as spacecraft tools. The role of a mechanical engineer is to take a product from idea to marketplace, requiring specialist engineering knowledge combined with creative thinking, problem solving, team working and analytical skills.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Media & Public Relations

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    This three-year programme provides an academic and professional qualification for students interested in a career in the media and public relations industries. It is a broad-based arts degree with a strong focus on applied learning. The students on our programme combine academic and practical skills so they learn about PR and media by completing projects for real-world clients.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Product Design Innovation

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Product design is the process of creating new products and items from concept or working on improvements to existing products and concepts. Items can include everything from electronics, domestic appliances and machinery to company brands and web applications. Increasingly, product designers are also involved in assisting businesses deliver services to the public.The programme blends creative design skills with entrepreneurial and business problem-solving skills, ensuring graduates emerge with a pragmatic approach to industrial design.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Professional Social Care

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    The professional social care sector is a hugely important service working to provide support, advocacy and guidance for the most vulnerable in society. Typically, a social care worker is employed in areas such as working with people with disabilities, young people at risk, children who have been neglected or abused and elderly people, in settings as diverse as residential care, day care and community-based services.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Quantity Surveying

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Quantity Surveying is the profession responsible for the management and control of all aspects of construction projects. Often also called Construction Economics, the modern quantity surveyor not only evaluates and manages the build cost but also assesses the running costs and whole life costs of a project.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Science

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    This four-year honours degree programme equips students with a broad skill-base ensuring graduates will have a wide range of career options. The first year of this programme provides students with a foundation in science and subjects are common for all students.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Software Development

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Software development is the computer programming, documenting, testing, and bug fixing involved in creating and maintaining applications and frameworks during a software release life cycle and resulting in a software product. In the broad sense, it includes everything from concept through to the final production of software. It can include identification of required software, analysis of software requirements, specification of software requirements, software design, programming, testing and maintenance.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Sport Science

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Sport Science is the application of scientific principles in order to understand and enhance sport performance and health and well-being.This four-year programme incorporates the core areas of Physiology, Psychology and Biomechanics but also includes other supplementary modules such as strength and conditioning, motor control, fitness testing, functional screening, nutrition and performance analysis to enhance the practical understanding of the core modules.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Sports Coaching & Business Management

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Sports bodies require their management and coaching staff to have well-rounded understanding and knowledge of their chosen sport as well as in the area of business and management. A Sports Coaching and Business Management degree explores the cross-functional nature of business and sport and equips students with the necessary skills to attain careers in: sports management, club development, games development and club administration.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Sports Management & Coaching

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    The Sport Management and Coaching programme develops students skills and knowledge in equal measures between the student's chosen sport (GAA, Rugby or Soccer) and the business aspects of management and coaching. Mandatory subjects over the life of the programme include: player development; coach education; anatomy and physiology; writing and research; sports management; finance; sponsorship and media management; performance management; nutrition; strategic management.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Sports Rehabilitation and Athletic Therapy

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Participation in competitive and recreational sport has greatly increased over recent years with an inevitable increase in sports-related injuries. Sports rehabilitation focuses on both preventative assessment and curative aspects of injury.This four-year honours programme equips learners with the skills to manage the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of injured individuals. The programme offers a unique blend of academic theory, practical workshops and clinical placements in the final year, ensuring learners have real world experience.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Strength and Conditioning

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Strength and conditioning is an applied science that focuses on ways to improve athletic performance including endurance, speed, strength and power.This four-year programme is designed to help students develop the knowledge, skills and analytical techniques in the sub-disciplines of sport and exercise sciences. Students gain the knowledge and skill to help athletes and players achieve optimum sports performance.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Sustainable Farm Management and Agribusiness

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Agribusiness is one of Ireland’s most important indigenous industries and plays a vital role in Ireland’s economy. This sector has evolved hugely in recent years and farm owners and managers need a diverse range of both old and new skills to survive and thrive in this dynamic sector. Skill sets required include: management; entrepreneurship; agricultural sustainability; soil science; business law; regulations; marketing and many more.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    TV and Media Production

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    TV and media production is the application of digital technology to the production of video and audio media in the form of DVD, TV, web development, music and film. The media landscape has changed completely in recent years and, increasingly, personnel working across the media spectrum are required to have competency in a range of areas such as design, production, content creation, editing and management skills.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Visual Communications and Design

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Visual communication and design is a problem-solving practice that uses image, text, print and screen to communicate messages. This discipline originates from graphic design and now incorporates the traditional skills of drawing, printing, photography, typography and other graphic processes with the new digital realms of video, sound and animation.

  • Institute of Technology Carlow
    Kilkenny Rd, Carlow, Ireland

    Youth and Community Work

    EUR 9,750 Tuition Fee

    Careers in youth and community are varied but all share one common goal - to affect positive social change and ultimately to make a difference in people's lives. Careers in this area are diverse and appeal to people with a particular interest and passion for making a difference in the lives of others, whether it be through youth service organisations, education departments, voluntary organisations, churches, charities or other community-based groups.

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  • Minimum incoming IELTS 5.50

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    Institute of Technology Carlow has the best aerospace education facility in the country; pioneering software and games development courses; and an internationally recognised sports program and facility.

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          • 2005-2009, Bachelor of Business

            IT Carlow - Best of both worlds!

            Great college for both the Educational & Social aspects of student life. The lecturers are extremely helpful & organised in the structure of the syllabus. Also just a great atmosphere around the campus - lots of social events & clubs to keep you occupied when you need a break from the books.

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            2010-2014, Bachelor's degree

            Friendly college with great selection of courses.

            Lectures very passionate about what they teach, and really try to engage with students.

          • 2013-2014, Higher Diploma

            Great college

            IT Carlow is a great place to receive higher education, choose an interesting activity and have a fun time with fellow students. College lecturers and staff are always friendly and ready to help. I would highly recommend the Institute of Technology, Carlow to anyone who wants to have great memories of their student times.