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Cork Institute of Technology

Cork, Ireland

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Cork Institute of Technology Irelandwas established in 1878 while becoming a school under this name in 1993. Cork Institute of Technologyfunctions in a conservatory with five floors that opened its doors in 2007, designed by Buro Happold and Murray O’Laoire. It was eventually dissolved to become the Munster Technological University.

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MSc In Artificial Intelligence

Cork, IrelandCourse duration : 1 year
  • Course Fee
    INR 13.20L (Total)
  • Exam Accepted
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M.Eng. in Civil Engineering

Cork, IrelandCourse duration : 5 years
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    INR 59.40L (Total)
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    SEP 2024
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About University

Rossa Ave, Bishopstown, Cork, T12 P928, Ireland

Founded in 1878

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USPs of Cork Institute of Technology

Third-level institutions offer dynamic programs in varied disciplines. 

  • IT building, library and laboratories with cutting-edge facilities and world-class information services for students
  • Sprawling central campus spread on an area of 80 acres
  • New additions include the business incubation centre, the Rubicon Centre and the NIMBUS Centre, along with offering space for 80 researchers, projects, workstations for industry visitors and more
  • MTU has 12,000 registered pupils with yearly entries hovering around approximately 2,000 students
  • 1,425 staff members including 824 world-class academic personnel

Education at Cork Institute of Technology

The MTU has two key faculties, Engineering and Science, and Business and Humanities, with constituent colleges like the MTU Cork School of Music, MTU Crawford College of Art and Design, and the National Maritime College of Ireland. 

The institution has its Careers Service that offers opportunities for students to find employment opportunities throughout varied programs. There are apprenticeship programs available along with other assistance for students. 

Notable Alumni from Cork Institute of Technology

The list of famous alumni includes the following names: 

  • Donncha O’Callaghan, rugby player. 
  • Gary O’Donovan, rower.
  • Daniel Maclise, painter and illustrator. 
  •  Billy Kelleher, politician. 
  • Michael Collins, politician. 
  • Will Sliney, comic book artist.  
  • William Gerard Barry, painter. 


Rossa Ave, Bishopstown, Cork, T12 P928, Ireland.

Public or Private Status

The Cork Institute of Technology is a private institution. 

The Cork Institute of Technology Ranking 

The institution is ranked at 151-200th in the 2018 European Teaching Rankings of Times Higher Education (THE). 

Top Offered Courses at Cork Institute of Technology

  • Science
  • Engineering
  • Business 
  • Humanities
  • Music
  • Art and Design
  • Maritime Studies 
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics

The Cork Institute of Technology fees are roughly EUR 12,000 (INR 10.20 lakh) per year for both undergraduate and postgraduate programs. 

Required Exams for Cork Institute of Technology

There are several Cork Institute of Technology requirements including scores in standardized examinations. They include the following: 

  • IELTS Academic- Minimum score of 6.0 with all sections score meeting at least 5.5 in case of level 1 and a minimum score of 6.5 with all sections score meeting at least 6.0 score criteria in case of level 2.
  • TOEFL iBT- minimum score of 80 in case of level 1 and 90 in case of level 2.
  • PTE Academic- Minimum score of 59 (level 1) and 63 (level 2). 
  • CPE- Minimum 180 with no sectional score lower than 162-169. 
  • Cambridge English Qualifications- At least 169(level 1) and 176 (level 2) with no sectional score below 162 (level 1) and 169 (level 2) respectively. 
  • Duolingo English Test- Minimum score of 95-100 (level 1) and 105 (level 2). 

Admission Requirements for Cork Institute of Technology

Here are some of the requirements for Cork Institute of Technology admissions: 

  • All applicants should apply via the CAO system for one-year full-time programmes. 
  • Proof of English language proficiency (submission of English language test scores). 
  • Undergraduate aspirants from India should get 75% (overall) in CISCE/CBSE. 
  • Postgraduate aspirants should have four-year bachelor’s degrees or three-year specialized degrees from reputed institutions. The minimum marks should be 60-75%. 

As per edurank.org, the Cork Institute of Technology’s acceptance rate is 47%.

Scholarships for Cork Institute of Technology

Here are some of the scholarship options worth considering: 

  • Eolas Scholarships– This offers a reduction of 25% on fees for the entire study programme. 
  • The International Scholarship– Fees are reduced by 15% for the entire tenure. 
  • The Government of Ireland International Scholarships– It is given to premier students hailing from non-EEA nations for studying in Ireland for one year. 

Placements at Cork Institute of Technology

There is a dedicated Careers Service that helps students connect with employers while helping the students make the best life and career decisions. The centre is helping students from all programs and disciplines while offering support via programs like Apprentices, Human Capital Initiative, Springboard+, Jobs Stimulus and more. 

The Cork Institute of Technology also offers extensive career management and planning solutions for the empowerment of students. 

Careers Connect offers solutions like employee-centric events, career fairs, sessions, advice, guidance, and access to internships and jobs alike. 

Students can view listings and employer profiles while setting up alerts and editing their profiles. They can also upload their CVs, get their queries resolved and find e-resources including What Next guides, templates for CVs, worksheets for interviews, e-learning programs and a lot more. Students also benefit from dedicated work placement initiatives, alumni participation and networks, and also top-notch mentoring programs for helping guide them towards suitable career and professional pathways. 



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