Waterford Institute of Technology

Waterford Institute of Technology is a University-level institute and one of the largest in Ireland, with a main campus on Cord Road in Waterford. The institute offers a number of bachelor's degree programs in disciplines including Humanities, Business, Engineering, Architecture and Education.
  • Average Tuition EUR 9,000
  • Students 10,000
  • Total Annual Cost EUR 16,000

School Description

Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) offers a wide range of bachelor's degree programs in subjects such as International Business, General Nursing, Electrical Engineering, Criminal Justice, Forestry and Computer Forensics. Courses are taught by expert faculty in small-sized classrooms. Student accommodation is available through two residences - the College Campus residence in the main campus and the City Campus residence in the College Street campus. The residences provide wi-fi, laundry facilities, ensuite rooms and 24-hour security. The main campus also provides several bistros and cafes, a bank as well as student clubs and societies such as kayaking and rugby. WIT also conducts international orientation programs every semester to encourage cross cultural integration and to support international students.
  • 01Of the 450 full time teaching staff, around a quarter hold doctoral level qualifications.
  • 02The institute has partnered with over 200 leading Universities around the world.
  • 03State-of-the-art facilities include a well-equipped library with an award-winning, eco-friendly structure, 18 computer labs and an innovation center.

Bachelor Programs

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    Land Management in Forestry

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 1-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Forestry. The program offers courses that focus on forest-related sciences, mapping, statistics, harvesting and production technology, forest management, and forest improvement.

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    Accounting

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 3-year BA Honors program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

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    Agricultural Science

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Agriculture. The program offers courses that focus on forestry, horticulture, plant breeding, soil science, and plant nutrition.

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    Agricultural Science

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Agriculture. The program offers courses that focus on forestry, horticulture, plant breeding, soil science, and plant nutrition.

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    Applied Electronics

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 2-year BSc 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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    Applied Health Care

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 1-year BS program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Medicine. The program offers courses that focus on the study of science and practices used in the detection, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, as well as pharmaceuticals and surgery.

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    Architectural & Building Information Modelling Technology

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Architectural Engineering principles and technology. The courses offered in the program enable students to learn the fundamentals of building design and construction, as well as the mathematical and scientific principles related to the design, development and operational evaluation used to construct and equip buildings.

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    Architecture

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 5-year BArch program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to pursue a higher education or career in Architecture. The program offers courses that focus on the study of architectural design, history, and theory; building structures and environmental systems; project and site planning; construction; and professional responsibilities.

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    Arts

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 3-year BA program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.

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    Business

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BBS 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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    Computer Forensics and Security

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Cyber Security. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the techniques used to identify, search, seize and analyze digital media; cyber investigations against criminal and terrorist activities; computer boot processes and drives; jumper setting; file access and reconstruction; hacking; network systems; cryptography; programming; web-based investigation methods; cyberterrorism and applicable laws and administrative procedures.

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    Construction Management and Engineering

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    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 Computing

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BSc program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computing Research. The program offers courses that focus on the study of scientific computing and its application; scientific visualization; multi-scale analysis; grid generation; data analysis, applied mathematics and numerical algorithms; high-performance parallel computing; and numerical modeling and simulation.

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    Criminal Justice Studies

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 3-year BA program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminal Justice. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforcement; operational command leadership; administration of public police organizations; labor relations; incident response strategies; legal and regulatory responsibilities; budgeting; public relations; and organizational leadership.

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    Culinary Arts

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BA program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Food Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of chemistry, biology, nutrition, physiology, and the process and production of high quality and nutritious foods.

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    Design - Visual Communication

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BA 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.

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    Early Childhood Studies

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 3-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.

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    Electrical Engineering

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 4-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.

    This program is also offered as a 2-year degree.

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    Electronic Engineering

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BEng program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electronic Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles and electrical power generation systems.

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    Finance and Investment

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 1-year BA 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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    Food Science and Innovation

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 1-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Food Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of chemistry, biology, nutrition, physiology, and the process and production of high quality and nutritious foods.

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    Health and Exercise Science

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Health Science. The program includes the study, research, and knowledge of health and the application of knowledge to improve health and cure diseases. The program offers courses that focus on human anatomy, chemistry, biology, pharmacology and public health.

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    Hospitality Management

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BA program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Hospitality Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of hospitality law, international tourism management, hospitality accounting, events management, housekeeping operations, revenue management, and organizational behavior.

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    Information Technology Management

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 1-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the design of technological information systems; computing systems; computer hardware and software components; algorithms, databases, and telecommunications; user tactics; application testing; and human interface design.

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    International Business

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year Honors BA program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the law, the policies, and the regulations governing transnational businesses and commercial practices. The program offers a wide range of courses that provide students with insights into global economic and business climates.

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    Land Management in Agriculture

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 1-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Agriculture. The program offers courses that focus on forestry, horticulture, plant breeding, soil science, and plant nutrition.

  • Cork Rd, Waterford, Ireland

    Land Management in Agriculture

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 1-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Agriculture. The program offers courses that focus on forestry, horticulture, plant breeding, soil science, and plant nutrition.

  • Cork Rd, Waterford, Ireland

    Land Management in Horticulture

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 1-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Plant Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of experimental plant biology, genomics, proteomics, biochemistry, and plant cell biology.

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    Law

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 3-year LLB program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Law. The program offers courses that focus on the principles of criminal law, contract law, constitutional and administrative law; mooting; and drafting legal documents.

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    Legal Studies with Business

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 1-year BA program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business Law. The program offers courses that focus on the study of contracts, securities law, commercial litigation, intellectual property, and taxation.

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    Manufacturing Engineering

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 1-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.

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    Marketing and Digital Media

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BA Honors program is designed to equip students with technical skills from graphic design and animation to dynamic web programming and mobile app development. The program offers courses that focus on the study of motion graphics, screenwriting, video editing, digital audio production and video production.

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    Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BEng 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.

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    Molecular Biology with Biopharmaceutical Science

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Molecular Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of biochemistry, molecular biology, laboratory science, evolution, and microbes.

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    Music

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BA program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

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    Nutrition and Exercise Science

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Nutrition Science. The program offers courses that focus on food science, microbiology, dietetics, nutrition, and clinical nutritional care.

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    Pharmaceutical Science

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science and Pharmacy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biochemistry, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacognosy, pharmacy practice, pharmacy administration, applicable regulations, and professional standards and ethics.

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    Physics for Modern Technology

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

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    Quantity Surveying

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Quantity Surveying Engineering. 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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    Recreation and Sport Management

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

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

    This program is also offered as a 1-year degree.

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    Social Care Practice

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BA program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Social 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.

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    Social Science

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 3-year BA program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Social Sciences. The program offers courses that focus on the study of economics; political science; human geography; demography; management; psychology; sociology; anthropology; archaeology; jurisprudence; history; and linguistics.

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    Software Systems Development

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BSc program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Information Systems. The program offers courses that focus on the study of basic computer design and architecture; the application of computers in a business environment; the analysis and design of business information systems; 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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    Sport and Exercise Science

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

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

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    Sports Coaching and Performance

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

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

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    Sustainable Civil Engineering

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 4-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.

    This program is also offered as a 2-year degree.

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    Sustainable Energy Engineering

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BEng program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on designing, building, operating, and improving sustainable energy systems.

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    Tourism Marketing

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BA program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Tourism Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of tourist markets, social and cultural aspects of tourism, and destination management.

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    Visual Art

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BA program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.

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  • Minimum GPA 2.75
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 70
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 5.50

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    The institute provides a number of scholarships to international students, including a reduction of 20% in tuition fees, awarded to high achievers maintaining a minimum of 60% in overall marks.

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    Established in 1970

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    WIT is home to around 750 students from over 70 countries and all 5 continents.

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