Study at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT), Ireland

  • WIT is among the largest technological universities in Ireland, with over 10,000 students
  • The range of academic programmes is exceptionally extensive covering the Humanities, Health and Nursing, Science and Informatics, Engineering and Architecture, Business and Education.
  • Founded in 1970, the university was the first to be awarded the status of institute of technology
  • WIT has the autonomy to confer its own awards right from Higher Certificate to Ph.D.
  • WIT has received over EU 70 million in research funding
  • Strategic academic exchange and research partnerships with UCL, Oxford, Trinity College London to newer technological universities such as Budapest University of Technology and Nanjing University of Science and Technology
  • Located across five campuses all in and around Waterford City

Why Study in Ireland

  • 2 Years Stay Back in Ireland: 1 Year Masters / MBA and 2 years Post-study Work Visa. Bachelors degree provides at least 1 year stay back
  • Education Quality in Ireland: 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 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 in Ireland: 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 in Ireland: 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 Waterford 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)

Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland MBA program

WIT offers a Master of Business in Management instead of the regular MBA programme.

Master in Business Postgraduate Experience at WIT Ireland

Entry requirement for MBM: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline and IELTS: 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in each module or an equivalent TOEFL iBT score

Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland Scholarships

Waterford 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 Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland scholarships as early as possible. For more information, you can always contact us, and we will help you right through the Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland scholarship application process at no cost

Several of WIT scholarships for Indian students:

Scholarships for undergraduate programs: These scholarships are open to all self-funding non-EU students for full-time programmes only who are applying for first year or advanced entry admission.  Exchange and Study Abroad applicants are not eligible.

Scholarships for postgraduate programmes; These scholarships provide for a reduction of €2,000 only for all full-time taught postgraduate programmes.  This scholarship does not apply to the research postgraduate or PhD programmes.

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.

Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) Application Deadline

Our recommendation: Apply 8 months in advance to the course start date

While there is no official deadline for applications, courses at WIT fill up very fast. Typically, applicants may wish to apply by January / February. Masters level courses at WIT especially in computing fill up quickly.  

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Study in Ireland

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