Cork Institute of Technology

Cork Institute of Technology is a modern, multicultural institute of technology with its main Bishopstown campus located just 10 kilometres from the Cork Airport in Cork, Ireland. The institute offers a number of bachelor's degree programs in disciplines such as Media, Art, Business and Music.

  • Average Tuition EUR 12,000
  • Students 12,000
  • Total Annual Cost EUR 20,500
  • Intakes Fall
  • Application Deadline 36923
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) offers a number of honours and other bachelor's degree programs in subjects such as Creative Digital Media, Biomedical Engineering, Culinary Arts, Recreation & Leisure Management and Theatre & Drama Studies. CIT works closely with industry to develop relevant curriculum and ensure internships and placements for students. CIT assists students with finding accommodation around the campus. The Student Center within the campus offers amenities such as restaurant, banks, hairdressers, supermarket, clinic and extensive sports facilities including courts and athletics track. The campus also provides a number of student societies and clubs.

  • 01A number of CIT students have won major awards including a Babkock Mechanical Engineering award and European Student Innovator of the Year award.
  • 02CIT is ranked among the top 200 institutes in the Times Higher Education European Teaching Rankings for 2018.
  • 03Has a dedicated research center, Nimbus, to showcase the institute's research as well as the ability to translate it into real life economic benefits.

Bachelor Programs

  • Ireland

    Accounting

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BBus 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.

  • Ireland

    Advanced Manufacturing Technology

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 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.

  • Ireland

    Agri-Biosciences

    EUR 12,000 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.

  • Ireland

    Agriculture

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 3-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.

  • Ireland

    Analytical and Pharmaceutical Chemistry

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 3-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

  • Ireland

    Analytical Chemistry with Quality Assurance

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

  • Ireland

    Applied Biosciences

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 3-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Biomedical Science. The program combines biology and medicine and offers courses that focus on the study of molecular biology, parasitology, and toxicology.

  • Ireland

    Applied Physics & Instrumentation

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 3-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.

  • Ireland

    Architectural Technology

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 3 or 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.

  • Ireland

    Architecture

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BSc 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.

  • Ireland

    Automotive Technology and Management

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 3-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Automotive Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in automotive manufacturing; the end-product systems used for automotive manufacturing equipment; and hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement.

  • Ireland

    Bachelor of Music

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BMus 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.

  • Ireland

    Beverage Industry Management

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 3-year BBus 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.

  • Ireland

    Biomedical Engineering

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 3 or 4-year BEng program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biomedical Engineering. 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.

  • Ireland

    Biomedical Science

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 3 or 4-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Biomedical Science. The program combines biology and medicine and offers courses that focus on the study of molecular biology, parasitology, and toxicology.

  • Ireland

    Business Administration

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This BBus program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

  • Ireland

    Business Information Systems

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BBus 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.

  • Ireland

    Chemical & Biopharmaceutical Engineering

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BEng program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Chemical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of systems employing chemical processes.

  • Ireland

    Civil Engineering

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    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.

  • Ireland

    Community Development

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 3-year BA program is designed to equip students with the conceptual, and practical knowledge of Human Development. The program offers courses that focus on the study of changes in human development across the lifespan, including physical, cognitive, social, intellectual, perceptual, personality and emotional growth.

  • Ireland

    Computer Systems Engineering

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BSc program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the mathematical and scientific areas in analysing, designing, developing and operating computer hardware and software systems, and related equipment and facilities.

  • Ireland

    Construction Management

    EUR 12,000 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.

  • Ireland

    Contemporary Applied Art (Ceramics, Glass, Textiles)

    EUR 12,000 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.

  • Ireland

    Creative Digital Media

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BA 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.

  • Ireland

    Culinary Arts

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 3-year BBus 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.

  • Ireland

    Early Childhood Education & Care

    EUR 12,000 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.

  • Ireland

    Electrical Engineering

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 3 or 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.

  • Ireland

    Electronic Engineering

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 3 or 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.

  • Ireland

    Environmental Engineering

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 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.

  • Ireland

    Environmental Science & Sustainable Technology

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BSc 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.

  • Ireland

    Fine Arts

    EUR 12,000 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.

  • Ireland

    Food and Health Science

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 3-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.

  • Ireland

    Horticulture

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 3-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.

  • Ireland

    Hospitality Management

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This BBus 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.

  • Ireland

    Industrial Physics

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Industrial Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of applied mathematics; physical sciences; social sciences; engineering analysis; systems design; computer applications; and evaluation methodology.

  • Ireland

    Information Technology

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 3-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.

  • Ireland

    Interior Architecture

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 3 or 4-year BSc 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.

  • Ireland

    International Business

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 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.

  • Ireland

    IT Management for Business

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    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.

  • Ireland

    Marine Engineering

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 4-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 also includes one year work placement.

  • Ireland

    Marketing

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BBus 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.

  • Ireland

    Mechanical Engineering

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 3 or 4-year BEng program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing; the end-product systems used for manufacturing equipment; and hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement.

  • Ireland

    Music Education

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music Education. The program offers courses that focus on the teaching and learning of music.

  • Ireland

    Nautical Science

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 3-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general sciences including physics, chemistry, nutrition, biology, and environmental science.

  • Ireland

    Nutrition Science

    EUR 12,000 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.

  • Ireland

    Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Pharmacology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of toxicology, biology, chemistry, pharmacy, and physiology.

  • Ireland

    Popular Music

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 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.

  • Ireland

    Popular Music: Drums

    EUR 12,000 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.

  • Ireland

    Popular Music: Electric Bass Guitar

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 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.

  • Ireland

    Popular Music: Electric Guitar

    EUR 12,000 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.

  • Ireland

    Popular Music: Keyboards

    EUR 12,000 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.

  • Ireland

    Popular Music: Voice

    EUR 12,000 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.

  • Ireland

    Process Plant Technology

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This BEng program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Botany. The program offers courses that focus on plant physiology, plant ecology, plant molecular biology, plant evolution, and genetic engineering of plants.

  • Ireland

    Quantity Surveying Engineering

    EUR 12,000 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.

  • Ireland

    Recreation and Leisure Management

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 3-year BBus 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.

  • Ireland

    Social Care

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 3-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.

  • Ireland

    Software Development

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 3 or 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.

  • Ireland

    Sport and Exercise

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with knowledge, skills and competencies in sport, exercise and business. Additionally it also provides students in project management, social marketing and financial management skills. 

  • Ireland

    Structural Engineering

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 4-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.

  • Ireland

    Sustainable Energy Engineering

    EUR 12,000 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.

  • Ireland

    Theatre & Drama Studies

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BA program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Performing Arts. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that are delivered through a mix of practical workshops and lectures that focus on music, dance and drama.

  • Ireland

    Tourism Management

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 3 or 4-year BBus 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.

  • Ireland

    Visual Communications

    EUR 12,000 Tuition Fee

    This 4-year BA program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Communication. The program offers courses that focus on public relations, connectivity and culture, multimedia, digital analytics, communication law and ethics, creative writing, and media design.

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00

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    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    CIT has a number of scholarships and bursaries, including Government of Ireland International Education Scholarships to high-achieving international students to the amount of €10,000 for one study year, to a final year bachelor's student.

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    Established in 1993

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    CIT is culturally diverse with students and staff from a number of different nationalities around the world.

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          • Testimony
            2008 -2013, , Engineer's Degree

            Great College and Support

            Studied 4 years in CIT 3 of them Civil Engineering and 1 year Construction Management (BSc). Cannot praise the College enough its a fantastic place, great environment to be in.

          • Testimony
            2000 -2004, Bsc

            Great learning environment

            Studied Software Development for 5 years from Bsc to Msc, learned a lot from wonderful lectures, practiced a lot in supportive labs, highly recommend.

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            2003 -2007, Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

            Brilliant lectures & learning support.

            Thoroughly enjoyed my time at CIT, 4 Years from Certificate to BA Degree. Brilliant support from lectures and great facilities to gain valuable knowledge and hands on experience.