Waterford Institute of Technology ,,Ireland

  • Waterford,Ireland
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Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) is a public university established in 1970. The president of WIT is Prof. William Donnelly, and the chairman is Richard Langford. It is a state-funded institute situated in Waterford, Ireland. The institute has six campuses, namely Cork Road Campus (main campus), College Street Campus, Carriganore Campus, Applied Technology Building and The Granary campus. The institute offers programmes in Business, Engineering, Education, Health Sciences, Humanities and Sciences. It has collaborated with Teagasc to deliver educational programmes. It provides a double degree with Munich University of Applied Sciences and a double B.Sc. degree with NUIST (Nanjing University of Information Science & Technology). A double degree with the l’Ecole Supérieure de Commerce Bretagne Brestdouble in Business is also offered.

Courses Offered

The major departments in WIT are:

Business - There are 13 undergraduate courses of bachelor's degrees and 15 PG degrees. There are also 16 part-time degrees.

Engineering - There are 18 degrees for UG courses, 10 PG courses, 13 part-time courses, and 2 add-on courses.

Lifelong Learning & Education - 1 UG educational course & 3 post-graduate courses are available.

Health Sciences - There are 15 UG courses, 5 PG courses, 10 part-time courses and 2 add-on courses.

Humanities - There are 18 UG courses, 6 PG courses, 6 part-time courses & 3 add-on courses.

Science - 27 UG course, 14 PG course & 26 part-time courses are available.

The UG course is of 3-4 years duration while the master's degree course is of 2 years. After completing PG, the students can work at WIT. WIT has €200 million funds for research. It has collaborated with 350 industry and academic partners. It has three technology gateways, which include TSSG, PMBRC and SEAM.

Notable alumni from Arts include Gráinne Mulvey, an Irish composer, Irish Fiddler - currently the Head of Composition at Technologi

Courses Offered

The major departments in WIT are:

Business - There are 13 undergraduate courses of bachelor's degrees and 15 PG degrees. There are also 16 part-time degrees.

Engineering - There are 18 degrees for UG courses, 10 PG courses, 13 part-time courses, and 2 add-on courses.

Lifelong Learning & Education - 1 UG educational course & 3 post-graduate courses are available.

Health Sciences - There are 15 UG courses, 5 PG courses, 10 part-time courses and 2 add-on courses.

Humanities - There are 18 UG courses, 6 PG courses, 6 part-time courses & 3 add-on courses.

Science - 27 UG course, 14 PG course & 26 part-time courses are available.

The UG course is of 3-4 years duration while the master's degree course is of 2 years. After completing PG, the students can work at WIT. WIT has €200 million funds for research. It has collaborated with 350 industry and academic partners. It has three technology gateways, which include TSSG, PMBRC and SEAM.

Notable alumni from Arts include Gráinne Mulvey, an Irish composer, Irish Fiddler - currently the Head of Composition at Technological University of Dublin & Máiréad Nesbitt. Famous names in politics like Ciara Conway, Martin Cullen, Patrick McKee, Grace O'Sullivan and John Paul Phelanas are alumni of WIT. Niamh Briggs, Setanta Ó hAilpín, Joe Pierce, Geordan Murphy and Henry Shefflin who have created a name for themselves in various sports are also alumni of this institute. Notable businessmen like Philip Lynch (CEO of IAWS Group) and Kerrie Power (CEO of HEAnet) have studied at WIT. Almost all the faculty or the main lecturers have completed their PG. Some of the faculty from UG & PG are researchers too.

Various scholarships are available at WIT to reduce the burden of fees on students, which include:

  • The Una McDermott Travel Bursary
  • School of Business Entrepreneurial Scholarship
  • MOY Materials Scholarship for Architectural & BIM Technology Students
  • President’s Scholarship Programme
  • GPA/WGPA Graduate Business Scholarships
  • WIT Sport Scholarships
  • Sanofi Future Female Leaders Scholarship
  • John Hume Combined Credit Union Scholarship
Year of establishment1970
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No.of Campuses5
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Waterford Institute of Technology Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MS(6 Courses)(1 year-2 years)INR 7.35 L - 8.34 L
MIM(8 Courses)(12 months-2 years)INR 9.14 L - 10.33 L
B.Sc.(17 Courses)(3-4 years)INR 8.14 L
B.E. / B.Tech(12 Courses)(3-4 years)INR 8.14 L
BBA(11 Courses)(4 years)INR 8.14 L
BHM(1 Courses)(4 years)INR 8.14 L
MEng(1 Courses)(1 year)INR 8.34 L
M.A.(2 Courses)(1 year)INR 9.14 L

Waterford Institute of Technology Scholarships

Narotam Sekhsaria’s Scholarships
Not available
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
K.C. Mahindra Scholarships For Post-Graduate Studies Abroad
Rs. 8,00,000
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
Hani Zeini Scholarship
Rs. 74,390
Engineering,Computers,Science + 2 more
Harvey Fellowship
Rs. 11,90,240
Science,Humanities,Business

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Waterford Institute of Technology Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MS(6 Courses)

: 6.0-6.5

: 80.0-91.0

: 55.0-62.0

MIM(8 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: 91.0 & Above

: 62.0 & Above

B.Sc.(17 Courses)

: 5.5 & Above

: 70.0 & Above

: 51.0 & Above

B.E. / B.Tech(12 Courses)

: 5.5 & Above

: 70.0 & Above

: 51.0 & Above

BBA(11 Courses)

: 5.5-6.0

: 80.0 & Above

: 55.0 & Above

BHM(1 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 80.0 & Above

: 55.0 & Above

MEng(1 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

: 80.0 & Above

: 55.0 & Above

M.A.(2 Courses)

: 6.0 & Above

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On-campus Accommodation

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  • Waterford Institute of Technology offers on-campus accommodation with very low cost of living with the following facilities-
  • Internet Access in all Rooms
  • Resident Parking
  • Laundry Facility
  • Live-in Warden
  • CCTV System
  • 24 Hours Reception & Security
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Off-campus Accommodation

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  • The average rent is 350 to 550 Euros/month
  • The residence type includes studio apartments, 3 bedroom apartments, 4 bedroom apartments and shared apartments
  • The student residences are fully furnished with all the basic amenities such as electricity, water, Central heating and Wi-Fi included in the rent

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Studying Ireland Details
Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
MS INR 14.3 L
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BE/Btech INR 11.2 L
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MA INR 13 L
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BBA INR 10.3 L
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MIM INR 13.1 L
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BSc INR 12.6 L
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MEng INR 15.4 L
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BHM INR 9.6 L
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MBA INR 12.8 L
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MASc INR 13.1 L
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MBBS INR 40.6 L
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MArch INR 20.3 L
Average Hostel & Meals Expense

INR 4.9 L (based on 18 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 85
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 59
Part Time Work
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Cost of Visa ApplicationEuro 100 = INR 8,002
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Location
University CityWaterford, Other - Ireland, Ireland
Size of citySmall
Population of City53,504
Wikipedia Linkhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Waterford
Campuses
Waterford Institute of Technology Main Campus Cork Road Waterford
Waterford Institute of Technology College Street Campus Waterford
Waterford Institute of Technology Carriganore Campus Waterford
Waterford Institute of Technology Applied Technology Building Waterford Industrial Estate Waterford

Contact Details

Address

Main Campus Cork Road,
Waterford City
Co. Waterford, Ireland

Waterford ( Other - Ireland)

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Email

international@wit.ie

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