Institute of Technology Carlow

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Institute of Technology Carlow
Kilkenny Road


Phone: +353 59 917 5280
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Institute of Technology Carlow currently ranks as the second-largest of Ireland’s 11 Institutes of Technology, with more than 8,300 enrolments and 850 staff, and has generated over 55,000 graduates since its founding in 1970.

Institute of Technology Carlow provides higher educational programmes,  as well as research and enterprise development opportunities, through its centres in Carlow, Wexford, and Wicklow; the Institute offers more than 80 taught programmes to Level 9 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ).

Institute of Technology Carlow boasts the highest percentage of full-time postgraduates in the technological sector, the highest undergraduate progression rate at Level 8 in the higher education sector and the highest percentage of Lifelong Learners in the sector, reflecting its commitment to providing higher educational opportunities for all.

Lifelong Learning

IT Carlow's Lifelong Learning Programme provides opportunities for adults to upgrade their skills and qualifications in line with current trends.

Accredited courses are offered in the areas of

  • Business & Accounting
  • Computing
  • Science & Health
  • Engineering
  • Humanities
  • PR & Media
  • Postgraduate Part-Time
  • To view the Full Part-time Prospectus, click here >>


Courses are available at;

  • IT Carlow main campus, Kilkenny Rd, Carlow
  • Wexford Campus, Wicklow County Campus, Rathnew, Co. Wicklow
  • An Cosán, Tallaght, Dublin.

Other customised programmes for industry are also available in Dublin and Shannon. For example;

  • BBS (Honours) Aviation Management
  • BBS (Honours) Emergency Services
  • Cert in Technical Aircraft Management

For more information and full lists of courses, please follow the links below.

Part-Time Courses Carlow

Part-Time Courses Wexford

Part-Time Courses Wicklow

Part-time Courses An Cosán

Part-time Courses Dublin & Shannon

For full information on  Fees and Refunds Policy, click here >>

Springboard Courses
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Springboard+ offers opportunities for FREE one-year higher education programmes. While many Springboard courses are targeted to Jobseekers, from 2018 all of the FREE courses are also open to those in employment and Returners.

For the full list of courses and information on eligibilty and how to apply for Springboard courses, click here >>

Opening Hours

9.00am - 5.00pm
Monday - Friday