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Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

The Institute of Technology, Carlow currently ranks as the third-largest of Ireland’s 14 institutes of technology, with more than 8,300 enrolments and 850 staff, and has generated over 55,000 graduates since its founding in 1970. The 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). The Institute of Technology, Carlow boasts 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, reflecting its commitment to providing higher educational opportunities for all.The Institute of Technology Carlow has carried out a €150 million capital investment programme that has delivered the Centre for Aerospace Engineering, the Dargan Centre for Research and Innovation, The Haughton Building teaching and learning centre, and a multi-million Student Services and Sports Facilities Centre. Work has also begun on a 30-acre South Sports Campus, with the first stage scheduled for completion in 2018. A further 42 acres have been acquired by the Institute for future growth in Carlow and Wexford.Carlow, just 80 kilometres from Dublin, is one of the largest inland towns in the country and, with its strong industrial base, makes an ideal choice for the location of an Institute of Technology Campus. For more information on our programmes, research activities, collaboration with enterprise or our facilities, log on to our website:

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What is student life like?

There are various student learning centers, a Student Union, and multiple student clubs and societies.

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We look forward to welcoming many new students to Carlow for the first time in September. Many students coming to Carlow for college will be renting accommodation from landlords. As always, when doing any business online, try to ensure that the source is trustworthy. Make sure you see the property before you pay for it. Tenants should not pay large deposits in advance without viewing the property and meeting the landlord. 

In general, tenants should always meet the landlord of the property face-to-face in the property being rented, prior to entering into any arrangement.

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