About Dundalk Institute of Technology

Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) is the focal point for higher education and research in Ireland's northeast. The campus is located at the Belfast-Dublin economic corridor's epicentre, just 60 minutes away from Dublin and Belfast. It is an area with significant importance due to its growing population and strong economic links between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. The compact campus offers the best of both worlds. Along with excellent facilities and services, our beautiful green campus is within easy reach of the bustling town centre of Dundalk, the second largest town in the country. DkIT is the only higher education institution in Ireland with a fully functional wind turbine that generates enough electricity to support 50% of the Institute's annual consumption. Dundalk is a town famous for its eclectic music scene. From traditional Irish music sessions in local pubs to gigs from up-and-coming performers in intimate venues, music lovers will be in their element. The region is steeped in innovating and enterprise and has developed a robust business community comprised of impressive start-ups, high-performing SMEs and major multinationals. DkIT is known for its holistic support for international students. From academic merits to free accommodation, Dkit is dedicated to continuously providing the best student services.

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International Foundation Programmes

The international students who come to study in DkIT have different English language learning requirements. In order to accommodate our students and ensure the programmes we offer meet their learning needs, we have developed three International Foundation Programmes, including: - Certificate in Foundation Studies - Certificate in Foundation Studies with Intensive English - Certificate in Pre-Sessional English When students arrive at DkIT, they do a quick placement test to assess their level of English and they are then placed in the appropriate Foundation programme (either the Certificate in Foundation Studies with Intensive English, or the Certificate in Preparation for Higher Education).



In DkIT, we specialise in career-focused teaching and learning. Our degree programmes are developed in conjunction with industry, ensuring you develop skills that are sought after by employers. Our graduates are skilled, creative and motivated, ready to excel in organisations and companies throughout the region and beyond.



DkIT offers a wide range of both taught and research postgraduate study options from Master to PhD level. Postgraduate study is challenging but the rewards are plentiful and include advanced academic achievement, increased career opportunities and signifcant personal development.