Cork Institute of Technology (CIT), formerly the Regional Technical College, Cork, is an Institute of Technology in Ireland, located in Cork, Ireland opened in 1973. The institute has 17,000 students (both part-time and full-time) in art, business, engineering, music, drama and science disciplines.
Cork Institute of Technology comprises two constituent Faculties and three constituent Colleges. The constituent Faculties are Engineering and Science, and Business and Humanities. The constituent colleges are the CIT Crawford College of Art and Design, the CIT Cork School of Music and the National Maritime College of Ireland.
The main campus of some eighty acres is situated in Bishopstown in the western suburbs of Cork city. It is equipped with theatres, lecture rooms, laboratories, drawing studios, a library, computer suites, open access computing centre and research units. Recreational facilities for students include a running track, tennis courts, all-weather pitch, a gymnasium and grass playing pitches. A new indoor swimming pool is located immediately adjacent to the Institute.
CIT’s main campus has won awards for its architectural design and aesthetics.
Why study at Cork Institute of Technology?
1. Strong laboratory/practical content to curriculum
2. Close links to industry
3. Small class sizes
4. Excellent social and sporting facilities
5. Highly-qualified, research-active academic staff
6. Great Internship opportunities in both Global Companies & innovative Start-ups.