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Cork Institute of Technology (CIT)

Rossa Avenue, Bishopstown, Bishopstown, Cork, Republic of Ireland. Eircode: T12 P928

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THE RIGHT COURSES

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.

 

 

FLEXIBILITY

We offer the full range of higher education qualifications, including Bachelor degrees, Honours Bachelor degrees, and post-graduate Masters and PhD degrees. CIT has a very well developed ‘ladder’ structure to enable students to progress through the different levels of qualifications.

 

 

CHOICE

CIT offers 73 courses through the CAO. Forty-one of these are on the Honours Degree (Level 8) list. It’s important to note in addition that there are thirty courses on the Bachelor Degree Level 7 list which have routes of progression to Honours Degree courses at CIT.

 

STUDENT FRIENDLY

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.

ACCA Diploma in Accounting & Business

CIT has been awarded Gold Status as part ACCA Approved Learning Partners. Gold status is awarded to tuition providers who have demonstrated that they can meet a range of challenging performance targets set by ACCA.

Musical Theatre (BA (Honours)

Each candidate who sits an Assessment Test is awarded up to a maximum of 600 points that are added to the Leaving Certificate points for the purpose of determining entry. Each standard candidate must achieve the minimum threshold of 276 points in the Assessment Test and must also meet the minimum Leaving Certificate entry requirement…

Nautical Science (BSc) (Level 7)

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Nautical Science

Nutrition and Health Science (BSc Honours) (Level 8)

This course is designed to meet the need for scientists with technical competency in the design, development, production, analysis and upgrading of products that are involved in the maintenance, restoration and promotion of human health and wellbeing. Graduates will be able to apply their understanding of human nutrition and its role in health and disease…

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (BSc Honours) (Level 8)

The course content is specifically designed to meet the needs of the many relevant employers both nationally and internationally, and contains topical, cutting edge, industry specific material. The lectures are supplemented with in depth analysis of relevant case studies, projects, assignments, interactive videos, web tools and site visits. A substantial portion of the contact time…

Photography with New Media (BA Honours)

The six subjects must include English or Irish.There is no specific Mathematics requirement. Grade F2 or higher in Foundation Level Mathematics is recognised as one of the subjects.

Physical Sciences (Common Entry) Level 7 CR300
Physical Sciences (Common Entry) Level 8 CR305
Popular Music
Popular Music: Drums

► Entrance Exam All applicants must sit the CSM’s BA (Honours) in Popular Music Degree Course Entrance Test (provisional dates: Thursday to Saturday, 23rd – 25th April 2020).

Popular Music: Electric Bass Guitar

► Vetting Vetting is conducted by the National Vetting Bureau (formerly known as the Garda Central Vetting Unit). The National Vetting Bureau (NVB) helps to assess the suitability of all applicants on this programme. It is important to note that participation in or completion of this programme may be affected by subsequent disclosure/discovery.

Popular Music: Electric Guitar

► Entrance Exam All applicants must sit the CSM’s BA (Honours) in Popular Music Degree Course Entrance Test (provisional dates: Thursday to Saturday, 23rd – 25th April 2020).

Popular Music: Keyboards

NB: Candidates are NOT allowed to defer the results of the Entrance Exam from one year to the next.

Popular Music: Voice
Quantity Surveying (BSc honours degree)

The course is taught primarily through lectures, practicals and tutorials. Also a significant emphasis is placed on project and experimental work with site visits and field trips making up an integral part of the coursework.

Recreation and Leisure Management (BBus)

There is a mandatory supervised work placement of 5 weeks in Year 3 (e.g. Leisure Centres, Adapted Physical Activity Centres and Sports Coaching Settings).

Software Development (BSc) (Level 7)

Helpful subjects that contain some element of problem solving e.g. Mathematics, Science, and Engineering.

Structural Engineering (BEng Honours)

The course is taught primarily through lectures, practicals, and tutorials. A significant emphasis is placed on project and experimental work with site visits and field trips making up an integral part of the coursework. There is a continuing regional, national and international requirement for structural engineers with a knowledge of construction. Students may use appropriate…

Sustainable Energy Engineering (BEng Honours) (Level 8)

There is a mandatory work placement module for a minimum of 10 weeks at the end of the third year. However, in most instances the company will extend this over the summer up to six months in total. The student will be placed in an energy related industry, consultancy, government agency (SEAI), or research group.…

Theatre & Drama Studies (BA Honours) (Level 8)

Each candidate who sits an Entrance Exam is awarded up to a maximum of 600 points that are added to the Leaving Certificate points for the purpose of determining entry. Each standard candidate must achieve the minimum threshold of 276 points in the Entrance Test and must also meet the minimum Leaving Certificate entry requirement…

Tourism Management (BBus Honours)
Art Therapy (MA)

The programme aims to equip Art Therapy practitioners with a range of therapeutic skills and interventions to work with both individual and group clients in a range of health and community settings

Artificial Intelligence (MSc)

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a field of computer science that enables computers and machines to perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence. Its many applications range from chess-playing robots and autonomous cars to speech, image, and language processing, robotic manufacturing, and surveillance systems. In the twenty-first century, AI has experienced a resurgence following concurrent advances in…

Civil Engineering ( Environment and Energy ) MEng

This programme aims to develop advanced analytical,design, assessment, appraisal and research skills in CivilEngineering in the specialist areas of environmental andenergy engineering. Graduates of this programme will bewell equipped to meet the challenges of the modern CivilEngineering based environmental and energy engineeringindustries, providing, protecting and enhancing the naturalenvironment and the related physical infrastructurethat underpins society;…

Cloud Computing (MSc)

The MSc in Cloud Computing is taught online using Cloud based technologies, so students can learn about the cloud in the cloud. Learning technologies such as Blackboard, Adobe Connect, and virtualised lab infrastructures are just some of the systems that are used to deliver this innovative programme. Lectures, which are delivered at night are streamed…

Cybersecurity (MSc) (full-time)

Cybersecurity can be defined as the protection of information and information systems from unauthorised access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, or destruction in order to provide confidentiality, integrity, and availability. Today, Cybersecurity is becoming a function of increasing importance for the continued operation of commercial entities. The increasing level of interconnectedness of information networks and the…

Data Science & Analytics (MSc)

The need for both data scientists and data savvy practitioners has been well-articulated in government policy documents, going back at least as far as the Action Plan for Jobs in 2012. Following on its very successful Higher Diploma Science in Data Science & Analytics, CIT now offers a conversion MSc programme in this area.This full-time…

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Learning outcomes at Doctoral Level 10 relate to the discovery and development of new knowledge and skills through original research, or original application of existing knowledge, and the delivery of findings at the frontiers of knowledge and application that are of publishable standard in peer-reviewed literature or by equivalent peer review through performance or exhibition.…

E-learning Design and Development (MA)

E-learning as a field of study, as an approach to teaching and learning and as an industry, has evolved considerably over the last decade and a half. Governments and policy makers have made e-learning a central imperative of their political educational rhetoric and provide substantial funding initiatives to support its development and mainstreaming.

Embedded Systems Engineering (MEng & PG Dip)

This programme will prepare students for a career in the rapidly growing embedded systems industry or in embedded systems research. With a strong emphasis on project based learning, the course will deliver practical skills in embedded system design and development in addition to associated underlying principles.

Global Business Practice (MA)

The MA in Global Business Practice is a new Level 9 programme offered by CIT which emphasises the development of skills relating to International Business with a capstone international placement.

Human Resource Management (Master of Arts)

This programme allows graduates to apply for advanced level membership of Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, CIPD, and will aid them as their career progresses to strategic roles in organisations. The programme is designed to expose students to current issues in the Human Resource Management domain at a strategic level

Information Design & Development (MSc)

CIT’s MSc in Information Design and Development is delivered and accessed fully online using state of the art Cloud based technologies. Lectures are delivered online by night and streamed live over the Internet and recorded to facilitate easy playback to students. The programme offers great flexibility to students as they can access their lectures and…

International Business (MSc) Full-time

This two-year part-time programme is geared at providing non-business graduates with the skills required to develop and promote products and services in an international environment while furthering their business skills and knowledge. Students build upon their own discipline (science, engineering, computing etc) to develop solid understanding of Business Development, Internationalisation and Innovation in an interesting…

Marketing Practice (MSc)

This action learning based programme consists of a hybrid array of touchpoints with business, facilitating learner engagement with a diverse range of marketing professionals. The programme also incorporates a suite of modules designed specifically to prepare the learner for careers in marketing practice.

Master of Business Administration MBA (Strategy)

The MBA enables the learner, as a professional, to review their leadership and management style and identify how they can improve upon same to increase their eectiveness at a senior level in the workplace. The programme allows learners to develop an appreciation of the interconnectedness of all aspects of the organisation, and an appreciation of…

Masters by Research

Learning outcomes at Level 9 (whether by research or otherwise) relate to the demonstration of knowledge and understanding which is at the forefront of a field of learning. The outcomes relate to the application of knowledge, understanding and problem solving abilities in new or unfamiliar contexts related to a field of study. The outcomes are…

Mechanical Engineering (MEng)

The programme has been developed to address the need for both new graduates and existing engineers to acquired advanced competencies in computational methods, analytical methods, and design. Deepen your technical knowledge, skills and competencies in the core field of Mechanical Engineering through modules in computational methods in solids and fluids, control engineering, and industrial heat…

Music (MA) (Taught)

Performers are examined primarily through a series of three public recitals/concerto performances; conductors will be examined through a series of three public concerts and associated rehearsals; composers will be examined primarily through the submission of a portfolio of compositions in three instalments. As an alternative to the third public performance, suitable candidates may undertake a…

Music and Technology (MA / MSc)

The Masters in Music & Technology have a very practical, hands-on approach. Our ethos is that this cross-disciplinary programme will foster a combination of technical know-how and confidence with creativity and musicality. A Master of Arts award or Master of Science Award can be chosen depending on the students pathway through the Programme.

Play Therapy (MA)

This programme is a postgraduate clinical training in Play Therapy. It aims to equip practitioners with the advanced knowledge, skills, and competences to practice as Play Therapists. It aims to equip practitioners with the clinical capability that would match international standards of best practice within the Play Therapy profession. Ongoing Personal Therapy is a key…

Professional Master of Education (Art and Design)

he Professional Master of Education (Art and Design) (PME (Art and Design)) is a two-year, full-time Level 9 postgraduate professional teacher education programme offered jointly by CIT Crawford College of Art & Design and University College, Cork, that leads to a professional qualification as post-primary teacher of Art and Design. It is recognised and accredited…

Public Relations with New Media (MA)

The course aims to provide students with a strategic and systematic understanding of the theory and practice of public relations and offers students the opportunity to develop their professional communication skills within a challenging, supportive and easily accessible framework

Software Architecture & Design (MSc)

This programme is designed for software professionals, architects, and senior system design engineers. Managers of architecture teams will also benefit from this programme. The programme aims to form part of the evolutionary path that a software developer takes to become a software architect, allowing each student to advance their technical career path. Students will learn…

Structural Engineering (MEng)

Structural Engineering is the science and art of designing civilengineering facilities so that they can safely resist the forcesto which they may be subjected. All structures from bridgesto buildings, harbours to airports, must be able to meetthese requirements. Structural Engineers aim to design thesestructures with safety, economy and elegance.

Musical Theatre (BA (Honours)

Each candidate who sits an Assessment Test is awarded up to a maximum of 600 points that are added to the Leaving Certificate points for the purpose of determining entry. Each standard candidate must achieve the minimum threshold of 276 points in the Assessment Test and must also meet the minimum Leaving Certificate entry requirement…

Nautical Science (BSc) (Level 7)

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Nautical Science

Nutrition and Health Science (BSc Honours) (Level 8)

This course is designed to meet the need for scientists with technical competency in the design, development, production, analysis and upgrading of products that are involved in the maintenance, restoration and promotion of human health and wellbeing. Graduates will be able to apply their understanding of human nutrition and its role in health and disease…

Pharmaceutical Biotechnology (BSc Honours) (Level 8)

The course content is specifically designed to meet the needs of the many relevant employers both nationally and internationally, and contains topical, cutting edge, industry specific material. The lectures are supplemented with in depth analysis of relevant case studies, projects, assignments, interactive videos, web tools and site visits. A substantial portion of the contact time…

Photography with New Media (BA Honours)

The six subjects must include English or Irish.There is no specific Mathematics requirement. Grade F2 or higher in Foundation Level Mathematics is recognised as one of the subjects.

Physical Sciences (Common Entry) Level 7 CR300
Physical Sciences (Common Entry) Level 8 CR305
Popular Music
Popular Music: Drums

► Entrance Exam All applicants must sit the CSM’s BA (Honours) in Popular Music Degree Course Entrance Test (provisional dates: Thursday to Saturday, 23rd – 25th April 2020).

Popular Music: Electric Bass Guitar

► Vetting Vetting is conducted by the National Vetting Bureau (formerly known as the Garda Central Vetting Unit). The National Vetting Bureau (NVB) helps to assess the suitability of all applicants on this programme. It is important to note that participation in or completion of this programme may be affected by subsequent disclosure/discovery.

Popular Music: Electric Guitar

► Entrance Exam All applicants must sit the CSM’s BA (Honours) in Popular Music Degree Course Entrance Test (provisional dates: Thursday to Saturday, 23rd – 25th April 2020).

Popular Music: Keyboards

NB: Candidates are NOT allowed to defer the results of the Entrance Exam from one year to the next.

Popular Music: Voice
Quantity Surveying (BSc honours degree)

The course is taught primarily through lectures, practicals and tutorials. Also a significant emphasis is placed on project and experimental work with site visits and field trips making up an integral part of the coursework.

Recreation and Leisure Management (BBus)

There is a mandatory supervised work placement of 5 weeks in Year 3 (e.g. Leisure Centres, Adapted Physical Activity Centres and Sports Coaching Settings).

Social Care Work (BA)
Software Development (BSc Honours) (Level 8)

Helpful subjects with ‘problem solving skills’, or that require analytical thought e.g. Mathematics, Science, Engineering.

Software Development (BSc) (Level 7)

Helpful subjects that contain some element of problem solving e.g. Mathematics, Science, and Engineering.

Structural Engineering (BEng Honours)

The course is taught primarily through lectures, practicals, and tutorials. A significant emphasis is placed on project and experimental work with site visits and field trips making up an integral part of the coursework. There is a continuing regional, national and international requirement for structural engineers with a knowledge of construction. Students may use appropriate…

Sustainable Energy Engineering (BEng Honours) (Level 8)

There is a mandatory work placement module for a minimum of 10 weeks at the end of the third year. However, in most instances the company will extend this over the summer up to six months in total. The student will be placed in an energy related industry, consultancy, government agency (SEAI), or research group.…

Theatre & Drama Studies (BA Honours) (Level 8)

Each candidate who sits an Entrance Exam is awarded up to a maximum of 600 points that are added to the Leaving Certificate points for the purpose of determining entry. Each standard candidate must achieve the minimum threshold of 276 points in the Entrance Test and must also meet the minimum Leaving Certificate entry requirement…

Tourism Management (BBus Honours)
Tourism Management (BBus)
Visual Communications (BA Honours)

Visual Communications, also known as Graphic Design encourages you to think creatively and produce new design ideas and concepts. From pitching a design brief to a client, to producing graphics, a new brand, layout for interface or illustration for a book, you will go on a journey to understand who you are as a designer.

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