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Institute of Technology Sligo

Sligo, Ireland

Institute of Technology Sligo
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Institute of Technology Sligo Irelandis one of the country’s foremost third-level educational institutions and has held onto a sterling reputation for more than five decades. Institute of Technology Sligois home to a whopping 8,600 students throughout various academic programmes.

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B.Sc Mathematics

Sligo, IrelandCourse duration : 3 Years
  • Course Fee
    INR 11.62L (Total)
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  • Intake Session
    SEP 2024
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About University

Ash Ln, Ballytivnan, Sligo, F91 YW50, Ireland

Founded in 1970

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Some USPs of Institute of Technology Sligo

  • Forecasted to reach a student base of 10,000 by end-2022. 
  • Contemporary learning environment with cutting-edge academic and research facilities. 
  • Soon to be a part of the Atlantic Technological University along with LYIT and GMIT (Galway Mayo Institute of Technology), offering 600+ courses at every level. 
  • Offering 60+ Erasmus courses in 14 nations with international students comprising 7% of the full-time population of students.
  • 70+ societies and clubs. 
  • FIFA-accredited 3G artificial pitches. 
  • Professional counselling services for students. 

Education at Institute of Technology Sligo

The Institute of Technology Sligo offers undergraduate, apprenticeship and postgraduate programmes for students. There are 150 part-time and 80 full-time courses throughout the three schools, namely Engineering and Design, Science, and Business and Social Sciences. There are many research-based and postgraduate courses as well. There are courses covering everything from marketing, technology, business and sport to tourism. 

The institution focuses extensively on placements and career opportunities for students. 96% of its graduates find employment while 90% of courses also come with work placement opportunities. There are helpful apprenticeship programmes on offer for students as well. It also has contacts and research ventures with leading corporations, entities and employers. 

Famous Alumni of Institute of Technology Sligo

The list of famous alumni includes the following names: 

  • Brendan Murtagh, Hurler. 
  • Ger Farragher, Hurler. 
  • Frank O’Rourke, Politician. 
  • Eileen MacDonagh, Artist. 
  • Daphne Wright, Artist. 
  • Martin Kenny, Politician. 
  • Sean Canney, Politician. 
  • Andy Moran, Footballer. 
  • James Pat McDaid, Politician and Sportsman. 

Campus Address 

Ash Lane, Ballytivnan, Sligo, F91 YW50, Ireland. 

Public or Private Status

The Institute of Technology Sligo is a state-funded institution. 

Institute of Technology Sligo Ranking

The institution is at number 11 in the country rank list of UniRank along with holding a global or world ranking of 2767. 

Top Offered Courses at Institute of Technology Sligo

  • Accounting 
  • Finance
  • Acting 
  • Theatre 
  • Writing 
  • Fine Arts
  • Design
  • Business 
  • Marketing
  • Architecture
  • Engineering
  • Tourism 

The Institute of Technology Sligo fees are approximately EUR 10,500  (INR 8.93 lakh) for undergraduate programs (per year) and EUR 12,000 (INR 10.20 lakh) for postgraduate courses (per year). 

Required Exams for Institute of Technology Sligo

There are numerous Institute of Technology Sligo requirements for standardized examinations. They include: 

  • IELTS Academic- 5.5-6.0 (5.5 in case of undergraduate and 6.0 in case of post- graduate program)
  • Duolingo English Test- 90 (in case of undergraduate) and 100 (in case of post-graduate program)
  • PTE Academic- A score of 51(in case of undergraduate) and 53 (in case of post-graduate program)
  • TOEFL iBT- 70 (in case of undergraduate) and 80 (in case of the post-graduate program). 
  • TOEFL PBT- 525 (in case of undergraduate) and 550 (in case of the post-graduate program). 
  • TOEFL CBT- 196(in case of the graduate program) and 213 (in case of the post-graduate program). 
  • Cambridge English Qualifications- 173-190 (FCE Grade B-C). 
  • TOEIC- 605(in case of the graduate program) to 660 (in case of the post-graduate program). 
  • Trinity College London- GESE 8-9/ISE 11. 

Admission Requirements for Institute of Technology Sligo

The Institute of Technology Sligo admissions requirements include the following: 

  • Official academic transcripts. 
  • English language proficiency proof. 
  • CISCE/CBSE/Higher Secondary Education State Board Examination results in Standard XII with at least 70% with 65% in Mathematics and English. This applies to undergraduate aspirants. 
  • Postgraduate aspirants should have 3/4 year bachelor’s degrees equivalent to the NQF Level 8 or 2:2 Irish Bachelor (Honours) Degree. 

The Institute of Technology Sligo’s acceptance rate is 56%.

Scholarships for Institute of Technology Sligo

  • Country of Origin Scholarship- 10 to 15% of tuition fees covered for non-EU applicants (full-time) who come from countries meeting the per capita GDP criteria set by the Institute of Technology Sligo. 
  • English Language Merit Scholarship- 15% coverage for tuition fees for non-EU applicants (full-time) and an overall score of IELTS 6.5 is required to get eligible for the scholarship. 
  • International Partner Institution Scholarship- Coverage for 15% of tuition fees for non-EU students (full-time). Applicants should be transferred to the institution from any non-European partner educational institution. 

Placements at Institute of Technology Sligo

There is a committed Careers Service offering for students along with a dedicated team, helping students find placements and connecting them to potential employers. The Careers Office offers extensive advice, information and assistance for helping students accomplish career objectives. Students get help with finding jobs along with submitting applications, building their CVs and cover letters, assessing interview techniques and more. 

Career workshops are held regularly for students, covering various aspects of the process. Students can also participate in Career Events along with interacting with renowned guest speakers, potential employers, and other participants. 

There are several leaflets/booklets provided to students at the Careers Office. The Moodle page comes with varied information for supporting the career planning initiatives of students. Employers get help with events and presentations in addition to listing their vacancies with the institution. 

The Institute of Technology Sligo also helps students with registrations at gradeireland.com which is the official website for jobs, enabling the receipt of the news, information on vacancies and alerts related to other career-linked events. Students may also find more information at leading portals linked to the Careers Office. 


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