Dundalk Institute of Technology

Irish universities are in the top 1% of research institutions in the world in terms of research impact in 19 fields, spanning natural sciences, social sciences, and the humanities.

This creates a unique opportunity for you at undergraduate and postgraduate level to join research programmes that are driving innovation and changing lives worldwide.

Studying at DkIT will give you access to one of the most culturally rich and beautiful areas of Ireland – the North East. From breath-taking natural landscapes and charming towns and villages to some of the most historic and ancient-sites in Ireland, the variety in the North East is truly remarkable.

DkIT has more than 65+ student-led clubs and societies so whether you want to pursue an existing interest or try something completely new, there is something for everyone – from football to politics, photography to horse-riding, dance to fashion, and even circus arts!

Diploma (2 years)

Applied Engineering

Computing and Business

Bachelor’s Programs

School of Business & Humanities

€10,245 per year – Accounting & Finance

€10,245 per year – Digital Humanities

€10,245 per year – Social Care

€10,245 per year – Community Youth Work

€10,245 per year – Culinary Arts

€10,245 per year – Digital Marketing, Communication and Public Relations

€10,245 per year – Event Management

€10,245 per year – Hospitality management

€10,245 per year – Sport, Exercise and Enterprise

€10,245 per year – Business

€10,245 per year – Business and Management

€10,245 per year – Business and Technology

School of Engineering

€10,245 per year – Engineering (common entry)

€10,245 per year – Civil Engineering

€10,245 per year – Electrical and Electronic systems

€10,245 per year – Mechanical Engineering

€10,245 per year – Architectural Technology

€10,245 per year – Building Surveying

€10,245 per year – Construction Management

€10,245 per year – Architectural Technology

School of Health & Science

€10,245 per year – Early Childhood studies

€10,245 per year – Agriculture and Agri-Food production

€10,245 per year – Environmental Bioscience

€10,245 per year – General Nursing

€10,245 per year – Health and Physical Activity

€10,245 per year – Intellectual Disability Nursing

€10,245 per year – Mental Health Nursing

€10,245 per year – Midwifery

€10,245 per year – Biopharmaceutical Science/Environmental Bioscience

€10,245 per year – Bioscience

€10,245 per year – Pharmaceutical Science

€10,245 per year – Veterinary Nursing

School of Informatics & Creative Arts

€10,245 per year – Applied Music

€10,245 per year – Communications in Creative Media

€10,245 per year – Film and Television Production

€10,245 per year – Production of Music and Audio

€10,245 per year – Media Arts and Technologies

€10,245 per year – Theatre and Film Practice

€10,245 per year – Computing in Games Development

€10,245 per year – Computing

€10,245 per year – Computing with English Language

€10,245 per year – Hons in Computing

Postgraduates Courses

School of Business and Humanities

€10,000 per year – Business Strategy

€10,000 per year – Learning and Teaching

€10,000 per year – Entrepreneurship and Marketing

School of Engineering

€10,000 per year – Renewable Energy Systems

School of Health and Science

€10,000 per year – Animal Biotechnology

€10,000 per year – Food and Feed Biotechnology

€10,000 per year – Perinatal Mental Health

€10,000 per year – Agricultural Biotechnology

School of Infomatics and Creative Arts

€10,000 per year – Traditional Music Studies

€10,000 per year – Music Technology

€10,000 per year – Computing

 SCHOLARSHIPS

Undergraduates

Scholarship Awarded by: Dundalk Institute of Technology

Scholarship Amount:  €1000 Academic Merit Scholarship for all undergraduate students with at least one A in their WAEC/IGCSE

Scholarship Duration: complete duration of your degree program

Scholarship Eligibility: Foreign Student at Undergraduate level

Scholarship Application: There is no separate application. Students seeking admission into the university are considered for the scholarship. So just apply for your admission and we will take care of the rest.

Scholarship Coverage: This scholarship only affects your tuition fees. You are still responsible for all your other study abroad costs.

Accommodation

Dundalk Institute of Technology also offers complimentary accommodation to all UNDERGRADUATE students for the entire duration of their programmes granted that they continue to pass.

Postgraduates

Scholarship Awarded by: Dundalk Institute of Technology

Scholarship Amount:  €1000 Academic Merit Scholarship for all postgraduate students with at least 2.1

Scholarship Duration: complete duration of your degree program

Scholarship Eligibility: Foreign Student at Postgraduate level

Scholarship Application: There is no separate application. Students seeking admission into the university are considered for the scholarship. So just apply for your admission and we will take care of the rest.

Scholarship Coverage: This scholarship only affects your tuition fees. You are still responsible for all your other study abroad costs.

Application Requirements

Language of Teaching

Majority of the courses are taught in good English. Some courses taught only in Irish are marked on the degree programs or tuition fees tabs. Languages on the street are mainly English and Irish.

Application / Enrollment Fees

This university has NO application/enrollment fee.

This university has NO per-semester registration fee.

Application Deadlines

Undergraduates & Postgraduates

Fall/September Intake: starts – January, ends – July (best to apply before May)

Certificate in Pre-Sessional English

Spring/Mid-January Intake: starts – June,ends – November (best to apply before October)

Summer/Late-May Intake: starts – February, ends – March (best to apply before March)

Certificate in Foundation Studies With Intensive English

Spring/January Intake: starts – June, ends- November (best to apply before October)

Fall/September Intake: starts – March, ends – July (best to apply before May)

Application Documents

All applicants should be at least 17 years old and above.

Undergraduate

Scanned Copy of your International Travel Passport

Personal photo (face only)

Scanned Copy of stamped and signed official High School leaving certificate or equivalent (if it is not in English or Irish, it must be translated)

Scanned Copy of stamped and signed official High School Transcript or equivalent (if it is not in English or Irish, it must be translated)

Submit Certificate of English proficiency test (TOEFL, IELTS, etc.)

Postgraduates

Scanned Copy of your International Travel Passport

Personal photo (face only)

Scanned Copy of stamped and signed official bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university (if it is not in English or Irish, it must be translated)

Scanned Copy of stamped and signed official bachelor’s Transcript or equivalent (if it is not in English or Irish, it must be translated)

Provide Certificate of English proficiency test (TOEFL, IELTS, etc.)

Letter of Intent/Statement of Purpose

CV

Foundation/Preparatory School / Course / Program

Applicants who don’t have English proficiency results are given a simple (street conversation level) English test. Those who fail are given English course for one or two semesters before they start the main courses. Also, applicants who have deficiency course (not enough of the prerequisite courses) are also giving such courses before they start their main program.

English Proficiency Documents / Requirements 

Students who cannot demonstrate sufficient English proficiency must attend the English Preparatory Program for usually up to 1 year before they can start their undergraduate or graduate program.

Other Application Details

All applicants should be at least 17 years old and above.

Accommodation

There is one hall-of-residence on campus called Student Village. There are two main other halls-of-residence off-campus. Setanta & Oriel and Mourne View Hall . Setanta is located on Dublin Road, which will take you five minutes walk from DKIT. Mourne View hall is 10-15 minutes walking distance from DKIT.

Halls-of-residence are not the property of the Institute. The halls-of-residence are independently owned and independently managed and any contract entered into is between you and the hall-of-residence management. Contracts are legally-binding.

Accommodation Costs

The average accommodation cost in Dundalk is about € 80 per week.

The accommodation price depends on your selection of a single or double room. When you live in the accommodation or rented house, you will normally be asked to pay a month’s fee with deposit, which is refundable in full at the end of your lease, provided you have paid all your bills and leave the apartment intact.