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Institute of Technology Carlow
Limerick Institute of Technology
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Institute of Technology Carlow

Institute of Technology Carlow currently[ranks as the second-largest of Ireland's 14 Institutes of Technology[with more than 8,448 enrolments and 851 staff, and has generated over 55,000 graduates since its founding in 1970.[Institute of Technology Carlow provides higher educational programmes, and research and enterprise development opportunities, through its centres in Carlow, Wexford, and Wicklow; the Institute offers more than 80 taught programmes to Level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ). Institute of Technology Carlow has the highest percentage of full-time postgraduates in the technological sector, the highest undergraduate progression rate at Level 8 in the higher education sector and the highest percentage of Lifelong Learners in the sector.

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Limerick Institute of Technology

Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) was founded in 1852, making it one of the oldest Institutes of Technology in Ireland. LIT is a multi-campus, public, government-funded, higher education institution based in the Mid-West of Ireland, with an enrollment of around 7,000 students. LIT offers career-focused programmes across a wide range of disciplines, including Engineering, Biotechnology, Information Technology, Business, Food & Tourism, Social Care, Sport, Fine Arts and Digital Arts. These programmes are available from Higher Certificate (EQF Level 5) to PhD (EQF Level 8).

Top reasons why this University:

-Young City: Limerick City is the third largest city in Ireland, but one of the most affordable cities in the country.
-Working in the Mid-West Region: There are plenty of part-time and graduate job opportunities in the region.
-Active Learning Philosophy: Students learn through practical work as well as theory, preparing them for real-life use of their skills.
-Small Class Sizes: Lecturers know their students by name. Students do not get lost in the crowd and are not just a number.
-Internship Opportunities through LIT: Most programmes have built-in, mandatory, work placement elements. Erasmus study periods can be undertaken in some courses instead of work placement.
-In-Demand Graduates: LIT graduates are highly employable. Not only do they graduate from LIT with a degree relevant to their field of study, but thanks to the practical approach to learning, they also possess the necessary skills and experience employers look for.

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    Aisling Burke