Limerick Institute of Technology

Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) has approximately 6,500 students across its campuses in Limerick, Ennis, Thurles and Clonmel, the majority of whom are pursuing courses in the areas of Science, Engineering and IT or Business.

LIT offers courses from Level 6 (certificate) through Level 10 (Ph.D) whilst also catering for craft apprentices and adult and continuing education. LIT is unique in the Institute of Technology system in offering enterprise incubation facilities co-located with each of its campuses. LIT was awarded the Sunday Times ‘Institute of Technology of the Year’ in both 2008 and 2012 by the Sunday Times University Guide.

LIT has three faculties, all of which are multi-campus operations:

  • Art & Design (Limerick School of Art and Design, LSAD), offering programmes in Painting, Printing, Fashion, Visual Communications, Digital Animation, Multimedia and Sculpture – LSAD has a strong national and international reputation with its Fashion Design courses in the global top 50;
  • Applied Science, Engineering & IT (ASET), offering programmes in Mechanical, Electronic, Automotive and Software Engineering, SCM, Applied Biosciences, Biotechnology, Drug Analysis, Games Development, Construction, Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying;
  • Business & Humanities (BH), offering programmes in Accounting, Finance, Marketing, Management, Tourism, Hospitality, Sports Management and Sports Strength and Conditioning, Social Studies.