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  1. 3. Where is Waterford?
  2. 4. Why Ireland? <ul><li>The main working language is English </li></ul><ul><li>Good educational system: qualifications are recognised worldwide </li></ul><ul><li>Education in Ireland helped to create “The Celtic Tiger” economy </li></ul><ul><li>Colleges are small: personal attention for students </li></ul>
  3. 5. <ul><li>The environment is clean and safe </li></ul><ul><li>Part-time work permitted – 20 hours per week </li></ul><ul><li>Irish people are warm and hospitable to overseas students </li></ul>
  4. 6. Why Study in Waterford City? <ul><li>Fifth city of Ireland: population of 75,000 </li></ul><ul><li>Capital of and gateway to the SE Region </li></ul><ul><li>Beautiful region with mountains, rivers and a long coastline and the climate is mild </li></ul>
  5. 7. What makes WIT different? <ul><li>WIT is an autonomous, state sector university-level Institute operating within the Irish National Qualifications framework </li></ul><ul><li>WIT’s offers a competitive tuition fee structure </li></ul><ul><li>Small class sizes </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarships </li></ul>
  6. 8. College Street
  7. 9. Main Campus Profile : Resources
  8. 10. Luke Wadding Library
  9. 11. <ul><li>1200 Reading Spaces </li></ul><ul><li>300 Computer Spaces </li></ul><ul><li>Conference Rooms </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Support </li></ul><ul><li>Assistive Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Post Graduate Areas </li></ul>
  10. 12. IT Building
  11. 14. School of Business & Accountancy <ul><li>Accounting </li></ul><ul><li>Business Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Finance </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Retail Management </li></ul><ul><li>International Business </li></ul>
  12. 15. <ul><li>Applied Social Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Communications </li></ul><ul><li>Hospitality, Tourism </li></ul><ul><li>Languages & Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Legal & Business </li></ul><ul><li>Art & Music </li></ul>School of Humanities
  13. 16. <ul><li>Sports Science </li></ul><ul><li>Exercise & Health Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Health Promotion </li></ul><ul><li>Recreation & Leisure </li></ul><ul><li>Nursing (General & Psychiatric) </li></ul><ul><li>Intellectual Disability Nursing </li></ul>School of Health Science
  14. 17. <ul><li>Architecture & Architectural Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Construction </li></ul><ul><li>Electronics </li></ul><ul><li>Building Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Civil Engineering </li></ul>School of Engineering
  15. 18. <ul><li>Agriculture Science & Forestry </li></ul><ul><li>Biology </li></ul><ul><li>Chemistry </li></ul><ul><li>Biotechnology </li></ul><ul><li>Computing </li></ul><ul><li>Pharmaceutical Science </li></ul><ul><li>Horticulture </li></ul>School of Science
  16. 19. Undergraduate & Post Graduate Bridging Programme <ul><li>Prepares students for academic life – time to acclimatise </li></ul><ul><li>September / January / June Intakes </li></ul><ul><li>Strong foundation in English – including IELTS preparation </li></ul><ul><li>Study skills, library skills, research skills </li></ul><ul><li>European Computer Driving Licence </li></ul><ul><li>June Intake is free for Postgraduate Applicants </li></ul>
  17. 20. <ul><li>Students getting over 60%, guaranteed a place in WIT </li></ul><ul><li>Increases a student’s chance of getting higher grades in their undergraduate / post graduate course </li></ul><ul><li>8 months duration commencing October or January </li></ul>
  18. 21. Flexible entry and exit points Entry from School or Bridging Course 2 years: Higher Certificate +1 Year: B. Degree +1 Year: Honours B. Degree + 1-2 Years :Masters Degree +1-2 Years: Doctorate
  19. 22. Taught Masters Programmes (1 Year) <ul><li>Business </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Internationalisation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Marketing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Economics/Finance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Management </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Humanities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MA Creative Writing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MA Hospitality Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hospitality Management </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MA Teaching and Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MA Management in Education </li></ul></ul>
  20. 23. <ul><li>Computing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- MSc Telecommunications Software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MSc Computing Information Systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MSc Multimedia </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Two Year MSc Available for Non IT graduates) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Engineering </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- MSc International Construction Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- MSc Construction Project Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MSc Electronics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Health Sciences </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MSc Nursing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MA Sports Psychology </li></ul></ul>Taught Masters Programmes (1 Year)
  21. 24. Postgraduate Studies by Research Masters and Doctoral Levels <ul><li>The main research centres in WIT are: </li></ul><ul><li>Telecommunications Software Development </li></ul><ul><li>Biotechnology / Bioremediation </li></ul><ul><li>Electronics – Microelectronics and Mobile Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Smart Card Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Separation Science </li></ul>
  22. 25. <ul><li>Health Behaviour Research </li></ul><ul><li>Healthcare Management and Economics </li></ul><ul><li>E-Learning Technologies </li></ul><ul><li>Forestry </li></ul><ul><li>Materials Science </li></ul>Postgraduate Studies by Research Masters and Doctoral Levels
  23. 26. Academic Links <ul><li>WIT is interested in all aspects of academic co-operation. </li></ul><ul><li>We are creating an organisation that is part of the international network of scholars and learners. </li></ul><ul><li>Example of international activities; </li></ul><ul><li>- Student / staff exchange and transfer </li></ul><ul><li>- Year abroad </li></ul><ul><li>- Joint Curriculum projects </li></ul><ul><li> - Joint Research Projects </li></ul><ul><li> - Joint conferences </li></ul><ul><li> - E-Learning projects - Social, cultural and sporting exchanges - Summer Schools </li></ul>
  24. 27. <ul><li>Bridging €5550 per year </li></ul><ul><li>(€2775 – 1 semester) </li></ul><ul><li>Undergraduate €7950 per year </li></ul><ul><li>Postgraduate €9250 per year </li></ul><ul><li>Students who study with us for their undergraduate degree receive a “part–scholarship” for their postgraduate studies (50% discount). </li></ul><ul><li>Estimated Living Costs: </li></ul><ul><li>rent </li></ul><ul><li>food </li></ul><ul><li>bus fares </li></ul><ul><li>+ insurance etc </li></ul><ul><li>= €7000 </li></ul>Tuition Fees & Living Costs
  25. 28. Thank you for your attention Waterford Institute of Technology

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