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Why CIT

 

Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) is recognised and respected as a progressive educational institution of international standing and is consistently highly rated. CIT was designated Sunday Times "Institute of Technology of the Year" three times.

 

 

 

 

 

The Right Courses & Flexible Choice

CIT courses cover Business, Engineering, Science, Computing, Humanities, Media, Art, and Music. We have an enviable record of providing students with excellent employment opportunities and a firm basis for future career development. CIT has a total enrolement in excess of 14,000 full-time and part-time students and we offer a full range of internationally recognised higher education qualifications. CIT offers a very well developed 'ladder' structure to enable students to progress through the different levels of qualifications.

Ireland has a longstanding reputation for high-quality education which is built on a solid foundation of commitment to excellence.  We have one of the best education systems in the world and an internationally renowned reputation for academic success.  Regularly referred to as the land of saints and scholars, Ireland's higher education institutions are well established in the global ranks for educational excellence.

 

International Student Friendly

CIT offers a safe and welcoming environment to International Students who choose to study in Ireland for many reasons; leading gloabl companies are on their doorsep, entrepreneurial society, internationally recognised qualifications, friendly safe environment and of course, English speaking.

CIT is one of the most highly rated higher education colleges in Ireland, both in terms of facilities and in the great student-staff relations.

 

Internationally Recognised Qualifications

Irish qualifications are quality assured by the Irish state agency, Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI).  You can be assured by this that any course you study, and the institution where you study, are reviewed on an ongoing basis by the Irish government.  Quality assurance ensures all learners have a high quality learning experience.  The National Framework of Qualifications in Ireland is compatible iwtht he ENIC-NARIC (Euroean Network of Information Centres/National Academic Regonitional Information Centres), which facilitates the recognition of academic qualifications throughout Europe and internationally in countries such as the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealan

 

Excellent Links & Entreprenuerual Spirit

CIT has strong industry links and Cork is home to many multinational companies including EMC, IBM, VMware, Apple, Pfizer, Eli Lilly, Amazon and Johnson & Johnson amongst others.

CIT maintains relationships with several universities across the world with whom it exchanges students and staff.  Furthermore, CIT operates a vibrant innovation centre which acts as a launching pad for high potential start-up businesses that are fundamentally reliant upon research. These start-up businesses provide a constant stream of opportunities for graduates and researchers who wish to engage with new technologies and realise their entrepreneurial ambitions.

 

 

CIT has many schools across the city:

 

 

National Maritime College of Ireland

 

Cork School of Music

 

Crawford College of Art

 

Blackrock Observatory

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