Limerick Institute of Technology

Limerick Institute of Technology is a modern institute of higher education and is one of 14 member institutes of the Technological Higher Education Association (THEA), with five campuses in Limerick, Tipperary and Ennis in Ireland. The University offers a wide range of bachelor's degree programs through the school of Art & Design, and the faculties of Business & Humanities and Applied Science, Engineering & Technology.

  • Average Tuition EUR 9,500
  • Students 6,000
  • International Students 1.6%
  • Total Annual Cost EUR 16,500
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) offers honours and other bachelor's degree programs in subjects such Creative Media & Design, Fashion & Textiles, Clinical Technology, Forensic & Pharmaceutical Science and Electronic Engineering. The institute offers small class sizes for greater interaction between students and teachers - the largest class size is 30 students. LIT offers housing assistance and recommends Cratloe Wood Village as its preferred provider of accommodation for international students at the Moylish - Limerick campus. LIT students are given discounted rates for housing at the village. LIT hosts various academic, social and recreational events through the year, including freshers fair and career fair. The institute also houses several student clubs and organizations including the international society and the photography club. Additionally, LIT has a dedicated International Office to guide international students in areas such as language requirements, visas, immigration and on-campus services.
  • 01The institute has twice in the past been named as The Sunday Times Institute of Technology of the Year (2008 and 2013).
  • 02LIT follows the Active Learning philosophy of hands-on study, through laboratory work, studio work, case studies and field visits.
  • 03Offers an affordable student life and value-for-money courses.

Bachelor Programs

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    Accounting and Finance

    This 4-year BBs Honors program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Finance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as management, accounting, and marketing.

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    Applied Biology

    This 3-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

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    Biotechnology with Biopharmaceutical Science

    This 4-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Biotechnology with Biopharmaceutical Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of genetic engineering, metabolic engineering, personalized medicine, drug development, applied microbiology, and fermentation techniques.

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    Business Information Systems

    This 4-year BSc Honors program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of the principles of Information Systems. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the management of data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; cost and accounting information systems; management control systems; personnel information systems; data storage and security; business systems networking; report preparation; computer facilities; equipment operation and maintenance; operator supervision and training; and management information systems policy and planning.

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    Business Studies with Beauty and Spa Management

    This 4-year BSc Honors program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business principles and techniques. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the fundamentals of business, like buying, selling and producing products; business organization; and accounting.

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    Business Studies with Events Management

    This 4-year BA Honors program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business principles and techniques. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the fundamentals of business, like buying, selling and producing products; business organization; and accounting.

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    Business Studies with Sports Management

    This 4-year BA Honors program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business Studies with Sports Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of athletic management; adult fitness; and recreation leadership.

    This course is offered at the Limerick and Thurles campuses.

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    Business Studies with Travel and Tourism Management

    This 4-year BA Honors program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business principles and techniques. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the fundamentals of business, like buying, selling and producing products; business organization; and accounting.

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    Business with Computing

    This 4-year BBs program equips students with comprehensive knowledge of the fundamentals of information management, information systems, and electronic business.

    This program is also offered as an Honors degree.

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    Business with Digital Marketing

    This 4-year BBs program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

  • Limerick Institute of Technology, Limerick, Ireland

    Business with Sports Management

    This 4-year BA Honors program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business principles and techniques. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the fundamentals of business, like buying, selling and producing products; business organization; and accounting.

  • Limerick Institute of Technology, Limerick, Ireland

    Civil Engineering

    This 3-year BEng program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Civil Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to problems that arise from creating and maintaining structures; mechanics; hydraulics; geotechnics; materials science; and statistical analysis.

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    Civil Engineering Management

    This 4-year BSc Honors program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Civil Engineering Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of engineering principles; the operational management of industrial and manufacturing operations; accounting; engineering economy; financial management; industrial and human resource management; industrial psychology; management information systems; mathematical modeling and optimization; quality control; operations research; and environmental program management.

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    Clinical Technology

    The 4-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Clinical Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the use of information technology to study living things, and the use of computers to collect, and organize biological information.

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    Computer Networks and Systems Management

    This 4-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Networks and Systems Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

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    Construction Management

    This 4-year BSc program prepares students to efficiently and effectively manage, coordinate, and supervise the construction process from the concept development through the project completion. The program offers courses that focus on the study of facilities management; project planning; budgeting and cost control; logistics and materials management; personnel management and labor relations; site safety; construction contracting; construction processes and techniques; organization and scheduling; and applicable codes and regulations.

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    Creative Broadcast and Film Production

    This 3-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of Media Production. The program offers courses that focus on the study of computer and telecommunications technologies and processes; the design and development of digital communications; marketing and distribution; digital communications regulation, law, and policy; digital media; documentary-making; film-making; and TV production.

    This program is also offered as an Honors degree.

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    Creative Media and Design

    This 3-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and computer-aided design.

    This program is also offered as an Honors degree.

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    Digital Animation Production

    This 4-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical skills of Digital Animation Production. The program offers courses that focus on graphic design; digital animation; motion graphics; 3D visualization; game and interactive media design; music and sound design; video production; web design; and photography.

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    Drug and Medicinal Product Analysis

    This 4-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Drug and Medicinal Product Analysis. The program offers courses that focus on the study of molecular and cellular biology, general physics, chemistry, mathematics, and engineering. The program will enable students to apply engineering principles to medicine and biology healthcare purposes.

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    Early Childhood Education and Care

    This 4-year BA program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Childhood Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of teaching including other educational services for infant and preschool aged children with special learning needs or disabilities.

    This program is also offered as an Honors degree.

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    Electrical Engineering

    This 3-year BEng program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles and electrical power generation systems.

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    Electronic Engineering

    This 3-year BEng program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles and electrical power generation systems.

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    Energy Management

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

  • Limerick Institute of Technology, Limerick, Ireland

    Energy Management

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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    Enterprise and Innovation

    This 4-year BBs program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to perform development, marketing and management functions associated with owning and operating a business.

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    Environmental and Analytical Sciences

    This 4-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental & Analytical Science. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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    Environmental and Geographical Sciences

    This 4-year BSc Honors program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Environmental Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of water resource management, fish and wildlife ecology, ecological restoration, sustainable resource extraction, environmental monitoring, and environmental policy.

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    Environmental and Geographical Sciences

    This 3-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental & Geographical Sciences. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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    Environmental Management in Agriculture

    This 4-year BSc Honors program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies in Agriculture. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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    Environmental Management in Agriculture

    This 3-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies in Agriculture. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

    This program is also offered as an Honors degree.

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    Fashion and Textiles for Product and Costume

    This 4-year BA program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Fashion and Textiles for Product and Costume. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and computer-aided design.

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    Forensic and Pharmaceutical Science

    This 3-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Forensic & Pharmaceutical Science. The program offers courses that focus on evidence technology, forensic toxicology, forensic pathology, and forensic psychology.

    This program is also offered as an Honors degree.

  • Limerick Institute of Technology, Limerick, Ireland

    Game Art and Design

    This 4-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of game development. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the principles and practice of designing and developing modern computer games.

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    Games Design and Development

    This BSc Honors program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Applications. The program offers courses that focus on the study of basic computer design and architecture; programming; challenges of specific computer applications; component and system maintenance; inspection procedures; hardware and software problem diagnosis and repair; and report preparation.

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    Industrial Automation and Robotic Systems

    This 4-year BEng program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of specific engineering techniques; calculus; general physics; technology; computer applications; computer programming; applied mathematics; and emerging technologies.

    This program is also offered as an Honors degree.

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    Interactive Digital Media

    This 4-year BSc Honors program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Interactive Digital Media. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that combine the study of communications, technology, sociology, history and journalism.

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    Interior Design

    This 4-year BA Honors program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Interior Design. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and computer-aided design.

  • Limerick Institute of Technology, Limerick, Ireland

    Interior Design and Technology

    This 3-year BA program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, technical and practical knowledge of the elements of Interior Design and Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; design techniques; and computer-aided design.

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    Internet Systems Development

    This 4-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Systems Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the management of data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; cost and accounting information systems; management control systems; personnel information systems; data storage and security; business systems networking; report preparation; computer facilities; equipment operation and maintenance; operator supervision and training; and management information systems policy and planning.

    This program is also offered as an Honors degree.

  • Limerick Institute of Technology, Limerick, Ireland

    Law and Taxation

    This 4-year BBs Honors program is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the world of law and contemporary governance, with a focus on the European Union. The program offers courses that focus on the independent professional practice of law; the legal system; and civil and criminal law.

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    Marketing and Management

    This 4-year BBs Honors program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

    This course is also offered at the Thurles and Ennis campuses.

  • Limerick Institute of Technology, Limerick, Ireland

    Marketing and Management

    This 3-year BBs program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

    This course is offered at the Thurles and Ennis campuses.

  • Limerick Institute of Technology, Limerick, Ireland

    Medical Technology

    This BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Medical Technology. The program offers courses that focus on laboratory tests used in the detection, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases.

  • Limerick Institute of Technology, Limerick, Ireland

    Music Technology and Production

    This BSc program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music Technology and Production. The program offers courses that focus on the teaching and learning of music.

    This program is also offered as an Honors degree.

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    Precision Engineering

    This 3-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Manufacturing Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of scientific and mathematical principles to the design, development, and implementation of manufacturing systems.

    This program is also offered as an Honors degree.

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    Property Valuation and Management

    This 3-year BSc program enables students to successfully manage development projects, proactively shape a business environment, and analyze variables that contribute to challenges and innovation. The program offers courses that focus on the study of architectural design and construction; historic preservation; landscape architecture; urban planning and design; business; real estate; zoning laws; public policy; and engineering.

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    Quantity Surveying

    This 4-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Quantity Surveying. The program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of applied geodesy; computer graphics; photo interpretation; plane and geodetic surveying; mensuration; traversing; survey equipment operation and maintenance; instrument calibration; and basic cartography.

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    Renewable and Electrical Energy Engineering

    This 3-year BEng program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Environmental Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on basic engineering principles and how they connect to the environment, engineering thermodynamics, the fundamentals of process engineering and chemistry.

    This program is also offered as an Honors degree.

  • Limerick Institute of Technology, Limerick, Ireland

    Road Transport Technology and Management

    This 3-year BEng program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technological principles in reference to the design of engines, machines, structures, and electrical systems.

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    Social Care Work

    This 4-year BA Honors program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Social Care Work. The program offers courses that enable students to work with individuals, groups, and communities. The program requires students to participate in social work agencies, children's homes, and other institutions.

    This course is offered at the Limerick and Ennis campuses.

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    Software Development

    This 4-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Software Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of scientific and mathematical principles to the design, analysis, verification, validation, implementation, and maintenance of computer software systems.

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    Sports Strength and Conditioning

    This 4-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sports Strength and Conditioning. The program offers courses that focus on sport specific skill development; sport-specific strength training; cardiovascular conditioning; agility work; speed training; and flexibility exercises.

    This program is also offered as an Honors degree.

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    Sustainable Building and Energy Engineering

    This 3-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical, scientific and technological principles in reference to the design of engines, machines, structures, and electrical systems.

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  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 72
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00

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            2001-2005, Bachelor's degree

            Great college

            Great courses coupled with practical sessions

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            1997-2001, B.Eng. Electronic Engineering and Telecommunications

            Proper preparation for the workplace

            I have done two degrees with LIT and have found that the system and modules are designed to help prepare you for the workplace with an appropriate balance of academic and practical experience. My project and course supervisor, Prof. Joe Dunk was an excellent lecturer and and project supervisor.

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            With its perfect balance of academic and practical tuition LIT will have you ideally prepared for the real jobs in the real world. The college's extra curricular activities, clubs, sports and services as well as its proximity to the cultural and lively city of Limerick make LIT any students ideal home of learning and living.