Study at Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT)

  • DkIT is a not for profit higher education institution with an enrollment of over 5,000 students.
  • DkIT ranks among the top 4 institutes of technology in Ireland as per the Sunday Times and in the top 4000, globally
  • DkIT earns the highest research income from among all the institutes of technology in Ireland. The Institute secured more than €9.5M, in a year, in funding in support of its research programmes.
  • Founded in 1970, Dundalk Institute of Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution
  • A prudent choice for STEM students, DkIT has a number of projects including cross-border collaboration with other institutions including Queens University Belfast, University of Ulster and The University of West of the Scotland.
  • DkIT is home to the Ion Channel Biotechnology Centre (ICBC). The ICBC is an Applied Research Enhancement Centre established by core funding from Enterprise Ireland. It is one of three ARE Centres in the Bio Life Sciences and Pharmaceutical cluster, the other two being at Limerick Institute of Technology and Waterford Institute of Technology,

Why Study in Ireland

  • 2 Years Stay Back: 1 Year Masters / MBA and 2 years Post-study Work Visa. Bachelors degree provides at least 1 year stay back
  • Education Quality: Ireland’s education ranks in the Top 10 in the World
  • Safe & Friendly: One of the safest and the friendliest country in the world
  • 100% English-speaking Country: Ireland is an English speaking country. Remember – Northern Ireland is a part of the United Kingdom (UK) and Southern part of Ireland is known as the Republic of Ireland
  • Companies in Ireland: You name some of the topmost companies and most of them will have their European headquarters (HQs) in Ireland. Ireland has the best of the tech world: Google, HP, Apple, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Amazon, SAP, Twitter, Infosys, TCS, and mostly all. So here’s a list of companies in Ireland (and see how many have their headquarters in Ireland)Ireland is the largest exporter of software in the world and rates amongst the top five producers of pharmaceuticals and fine chemicals globally. The ever-increasing demands of this high technology economy have ensured that the higher education technological sector offers the highest and most advanced standards and opportunities available today. 75+ Biopharmaceutical companies are in Ireland. Ireland is the 7th largest exporter of medicinal and pharmaceutical products in the world in 2014
  • Tax Structure: The taxation in Ireland for companies is 12.5%. Thus, you will have access to some of the topmost companies’ EU HQs in a smaller country. Again, there are top Institutions in Ireland and since its 100% English speaking, even the Companies prefer to be in Ireland
  • Permanent Residency: Ireland offers a great opportunity to settle down in the country if you have a job of over Euro 30000 annually!

So all in all, ONE year Masters + 2 Years Work Permit + Opportunity to Settle Down with access to work in 28 European countries!

For more detailed reasons and information about advantages of studying in Ireland, check out our Why Study in Ireland page

Entry Requirements to Study at Dundalk Institute of Technology, Ireland

General entry requirements (exact requirements may vary from course to course)

Postgraduate Courses

At least 60% in Bachelors (we recommend 65% +) or CGPA of 7.5 or higher (on a scale of 10). IELTS: 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in each module (or equivalent TOEFL or PTE score)

Undergraduate Courses (after 12th)

85% or higher for most courses (IBDP: 36 predicted or higher). IELTS: 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each module (or equivalent TOEFL or PTE score)


Bachelor’s degree with at least 3 years of professional work experience after graduation (which does not include summer placements, part-time or temporary work experience). GMAT score of 600 or higher (the average GMAT at UCD is 640). IELTS: 7.0 with no less than 6.5 in each module or TOEFL iBT: 100 (with min. score of 24 in writing, and min. 20 in reading, listening and speaking). All eligible applicants will be interviewed

Dundalk Institute of Technology Scholarships

Dundalk Institute of Technology Ireland offers a range of scholarships for Indian students. Scholarships are upto 100% of the tuition fee. We encourage students to apply for Dundalk Institute of Technology Ireland scholarship as early as possible. For more information, you can always contact us, and we will help you right through the Dundalk Institute of Technology Ireland scholarship application process at no cost

Several of Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) scholarships for Indian students are listed below:

ABP Agri-Food Student Bursary – DkIT has partnered with APB, one of Europe’s leading privately owned agribusiness companies to provide 2 Bursary Prizes of €1,000 to the highest performing students from the BSc (Hons) in Sustainable Agriculture & BSc (Hons) in Food and Agri-Business.

Servisource Nursing Scholarship – DkIT has partnered with healthcare recruitment specialist, Servisource to provide four 3rd year nursing and midwifery students at DkIT with €1,500 financial support as they progress through their degree.

DkIT Sport Scholarships – These scholarships are awarded annually to full-time registered students who display a high level of achievement, commitment and dedication to their chosen sport. These are awarded across a wide range of sports and a significant number of these are reserved for first year students.

Create Louth Classical Music Scholarship – Louth County Council operates a number of funding opportunities for individuals and organisations involved in the arts. One of these opportunities includes the €1,000 bursury to support further studies in the area of classical music.

Ernest Walton STEM Bursary *pdf – For the 2017/18 academic year at least eight bursaries (Ernest Walton STEM Bursary) are being made available on a similar basis to the Third Level Bursary Scheme but are aimed at students who intend completing a third level course in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) field.

The Government of Ireland International Education Scholarships: The Government of Ireland International Education Scholarships are open to students from outside the EU/EEA and provide an individual stipend of €10,000 and full fee waiver to 60 beneficiaries for one full year study on a Bachelor, Master or PhD programme.

Erasmus Mundus Scheme: An Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD), is a prestigious, integrated, international study programme, jointly delivered by an international consortium of higher education institutions. EMJMDs award EU-funded scholarships to the best student candidates applying under annual selection rounds.Study must take place in at least two of the programme countries. Part of the studies can also take place where there is a partner-country institution involved.

An EMJMD is a study programme of 60, 90 or 120 ECTS. This means that it lasts from a minimum of 12 months, to a maximum of 24 months and is open for Master’s students.

Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) Deadline for Applications:

While there is no official deadline for applications, courses at Dundalk Institute of Technology Ireland fill up very fast. Typically, applicants may wish to apply by October in the previous year to when they hope to begin their course at Dundalk Institute of Technology . eg. If you are planning on a September 2020 start, you should apply by September 2019 preferably.

Masters level courses at Dundalk Institute of Technology Ireland especially those related to Biomedical engineering, Computer Science, Biomedical and such get full very fast.

Dundalk Institute of Technology Ireland College of Business recommends students to apply before September for the following year’s intake.