Institute of Technology Carlow

The Institute of Technology Carlow is the largest technology institute located in Carlow, Ireland. The institute offers Level 8 Higher Diploma programs and Level 6 Higher Certificate programs across a variety of disciplines such as Business, Humanities and Social Sciences, as well as Science and Computing.

  • Average Tuition EUR 10,250
  • Students 7,500
  • Intakes September
  • Transfer Yes

School Description

The Institute of Technology Carlow is home to students from 80 countries. The higher diplomas (level 8) offered at the university are considered to be equivalent to an honors bachelor's degree (level 8) award according to the National Framework of Qualifications in Ireland. Upon successful completion of a level 8 higher diploma, students become eligible to enroll in master's degree programs. Additionally, the university offers level 6 higher certificate programs. 

Students at the Institute of Technology Carlow can choose either home-stay with a local family or self-catering student accommodation provided by the institute’s accommodation partners. The university's campus is fully equipped with all the modern facilities to make student life exciting and engaging. The facilities include a multi-story library, multimedia center, science and engineering labs, a multi-purpose sports hall, fitness suite, medical center, free internet access, a range of food outlets and multiple sports pitches. Students can join a wide range of on-campus clubs and societies run by students for students ranging from sports to gaming and yoga to photography.

  • 0196% of graduates find employment within 6 months of graduation.
  • 02The Institute of Technology Carlow has 40 years of excellence in learning and research.

Diploma Programs

  • Kilkenny Rd, Moanacurragh, Carlow, Ireland

    Early Childhood Education & Care

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    Institute of Technology Carlow offers a one-year long NFQ level 8 Higher Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of early childhood education and care to enable them to make a professional contribution nationally and internationally. 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.

  • Kilkenny Rd, Moanacurragh, Carlow, Ireland

    Accounting

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    Institute of Technology Carlow offers a two-year long NFQ level 6 Higher Certificate in Accounting. This program is equivalent to completing year one and two of a bachelor's degree. Upon successful completion of this program, students will become eligible to progress to year three of Bachelor of Business (Honours) program. This 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.

  • Kilkenny Rd, Moanacurragh, Carlow, Ireland

    Applied Biology

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    Institute of Technology Carlow offers a two-year long NFQ level 6 Higher Certificate in Applied Biology. This program is equivalent to completing year one and two of a bachelor's degree. Upon successful completion of this program, students will become eligible to progress to Biosciences, Environmental or Analytical Science program. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology, and recombinant DNA technology.

  • Kilkenny Rd, Moanacurragh, Carlow, Ireland

    Applied Chemistry

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    Institute of Technology Carlow offers a two-year long NFQ level 6 Higher Certificate in Applied Chemistry. This program is equivalent to completing year one and two of a bachelor's degree. Upon successful completion of this program, students will become eligible to progress to Biosciences, Environmental or Analytical Science program. This 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.

  • Kilkenny Rd, Moanacurragh, Carlow, Ireland

    Applied Social Studies

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    Institute of Technology Carlow offers a one-year long NFQ level 8 Higher Diploma in Applied Social Studies. This 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.

  • Kilkenny Rd, Moanacurragh, Carlow, Ireland

    Aquabusiness

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    Institute of Technology Carlow offers a one-year long NFQ level 8 Higher Diploma in Aquabusiness. This 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 Aquabusiness Economics, Law and Regulation for Aquabusiness, Strategic and Innovation Management and Financial Management and Planning.

  • Kilkenny Rd, Moanacurragh, Carlow, Ireland

    Business Management

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    Institute of Technology Carlow offers a two-year long NFQ level 8 Higher Diploma in Business Management. This program is equivalent to completing year one and two of a bachelor's degree. Upon successful completion of this program, students will become eligible to progress to year three of Bachelor of Business program. This 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.

  • Kilkenny Rd, Moanacurragh, Carlow, Ireland

    Business with Law

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    Institute of Technology Carlow offers a two-year long NFQ level 6 Higher Certificate in Business with Law. This program is equivalent to completing year one and two of a bachelor's degree. Upon successful completion of this program, students will become eligible to progress to year three of Business with Law (Honours) program. This 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.

  • Kilkenny Rd, Moanacurragh, Carlow, Ireland

    Computing

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    Institute of Technology Carlow offers a two-year long NFQ level 6 Higher Certificate in Computing. This program is equivalent to completing year one and two of a bachelor's degree. Upon successful completion of this program, students will become eligible to progress to Year 3 of the BSc in IT Management program. This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

  • Kilkenny Rd, Moanacurragh, Carlow, Ireland

    Digital Media Design

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    Institute of Technology Carlow offers a one-year long NFQ level 8 Higher Diploma in Digital Media Design. This program is equivalent to completing a honors bachelor degree program. Upon successful completion of this program, students will become eligible to study for MBA, MB or MSc in Digital Marketing. This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Media Studies. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that combine the study of Digital Media Design, Web Design Methods, Creative Studio, and Marketing Management.

  • Kilkenny Rd, Moanacurragh, Carlow, Ireland

    Financial Services in Insurance and Risk

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    Institute of Technology Carlow offers a one-year long NFQ level 8 Higher Diploma in Financial Services in Insurance and Risk. The program offers courses that focus on the study of advanced accounting; audit tools and techniques; sampling; risk and control; audit planning; audit function management; laws and regulations; environmental auditing; information technology applications; professional standards and ethics; and specific industry and service sector problems.

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    International Business

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    Institute of Technology Carlow offers a one-year long NFQ level 8 Higher Diploma in International Business. 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.

  • Kilkenny Rd, Moanacurragh, Carlow, Ireland

    International Finance Services

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    Institute of Technology Carlow offers a one-year long NFQ level 8 Higher Diploma in International Finance Services. This 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.

  • Kilkenny Rd, Moanacurragh, Carlow, Ireland

    Legal Studies

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    Institute of Technology Carlow offers a two-year long NFQ level 6 Higher Certificate in Legal Studies. This program is equivalent to completing year one and two of a bachelor's degree. Upon successful completion of this program, students will become eligible to progress to Year 2 of the Honours LLB program. This 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.

  • Kilkenny Rd, Moanacurragh, Carlow, Ireland

    Marketing

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    Institute of Technology Carlow offers a one-year long NFQ level 8 Higher Diploma in Business Marketing. This program is equivalent to completing a honours bachelor degree program. Upon successful completion of this program, students will become eligible to study for MBA, MB or MSc in Digital Marketing. This 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.

  • Kilkenny Rd, Moanacurragh, Carlow, Ireland

    Pharmacy Technician Studies

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    Institute of Technology Carlow offers a two-year long NFQ level 6 Higher Certificate in Pharmacy Technician Studies. This program is equivalent to completing year one and two of a bachelor's degree. Upon successful completion of this program, students will become eligible to progress to Level 7 program. This 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.

  • Kilkenny Rd, Moanacurragh, Carlow, Ireland

    Physiology and Health Science

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    Institute of Technology Carlow offers a two-year long NFQ level 6 Higher Certificate in Physiology and Health Science. This program is equivalent to completing year one and two of a bachelor's degree. Upon successful completion of this program, students will become eligible to progress to Year 3 of the BSc (Honours) Sport Rehabilitation and Athletic Therapy and BSc (Honours) Sport Science program. This 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.

  • Kilkenny Rd, Moanacurragh, Carlow, Ireland

    Supply Chain Management

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    Institute of Technology Carlow offers a one-year NFQ level 8 Higher Diploma in Business in Supply Chain Management. This program is equivalent to completing a bachelor degree program. Upon successful completion of this program, students will become eligible to study for Masters in Supply Chain Management or alternatively for the MBA or Master of Business. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Supply Chain Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of acquisitions and purchasing; inventory control; storage and handling; manufacturing; logistics planning; shipping and delivery management; transportation; quality control; resource estimation and allocation; and budgeting.

  • Kilkenny Rd, Moanacurragh, Carlow, Ireland

    Tourism Marketing

    EUR 10,250 Tuition Fee

    Institute of Technology Carlow offers a one-year long NFQ level 8 Higher Diploma in Tourism Marketing. This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Tourism Marketing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of tourism markets, social and cultural aspects of tourism, and destination management.

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