The Institute of Technology Carlow is among the largest technological higher education institutions based in Ireland and home to more than 9,000 faculty members and students. It has produced more than 55,000 alumni across the globe.
Students can choose from a range of undergraduate programmes, taught advanced postgraduate programmes and research opportunities through its Centres of Research and Enterprise (CORES). Some of the subject areas covered include the sciences, computing, business, engineering, and humanities. Programmes at the institution are designed to bring students into direct contact with employers and the industry.
Carlow Institute of Technology is committed to educating graduates with academic excellence, the knowledge and the ability to advance their careers, taking advantage of opportunities around the globe. The school helps students to learn and reinvent themselves, empowering them to become confident effective leaders in social interactions. Its graduates are fully equipped to achieve the highest personal and professional standards.
92 per cent of graduates from the institute are employed within five months of programme completion. Top employers who recruit graduates from the institute are Intel, IBM, UNUM, Pfizer, Abbott, Citibank, SAP, and many more. At the institute, students benefit from opportunities to perform collaborative project work, participate in showcases, internships, international exchanges, and work placements.
The Institute of Technology Carlow invests in state-of-the-art facilities such as its nationally renowned aerospace education facility, IT facilities, a multi-million Euro research and innovation centre, and much more. The institute offers its students excellent support services such as sports facilities, its learning resource centre, and health services. It provides a range of on-campus clubs and societies for an enriching student experience.