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Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT)

Moylish Park, Limerick City, Limerick, Republic of Ireland

Limerick Institute of Technology offers courses at Level 6 (certificate) through to Level 10 (PhD), craft apprentices and adult continuing education.  

Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) is an institute of higher education in Limerick, a modern urban city in the Mid-West region of Ireland and is one of 13 institutes that are members of the Institutes of Technology, Ireland (IOTI). LIT is the fourth largest IOT in Ireland, with more than 6000 full time and part time students and 500 staff.

The Institute has five campuses and a learning centre across Limerick city, Tipperary and Clare. The main campus is located at Moylish Park, with two city centre campuses in Clare Street and Georges Quay in Limerick city. LIT in Tipperary is based in two campuses – Thurles and Clonmel. The LIT Ennis Learning Centre is based in the museum in Ennis town centre.

LIT offers courses at Level 6 (certificate) through to Level 10 (PhD) whilst also catering for craft apprentices and adult and continuing education.  LIT was awarded the Sunday Times Institute of Technology of the Year in 2008 and 2013 by the Sunday Times University Guide.

Educational Philosophy

LIT has a distinctive approach to Teaching and Learning known as the Active Learning philosophy. Whatever discipline area is offered the core methodology is active and practical; lab work, studio work, case studies, field visits, group assignments and more.

This approach to teaching and learning is embedded in assessment strategies and campus development so that the learning environment reflects the identity of LIT. It is also underpinned by staff developments, e.g. workshops and an online repository of active learning strategies.

There are Level 6 Certificate, Undergraduate, Postgraduate, PhD and more available for applicants at the Limerick Institute of Technology. The Institute also offers craft apprentices and mature education.

There is a huge selection of clubs and societies at the Limerick Institute of Technology, including Media Production, Music Society, DJ Society, Cult Film Society. And a variety of sports teams are available within the Institute also, including Hurling, Football, Basketball, Boxing, Rugby and much more. LIT is also host to Wired FM, the Institute’s very own radio station that delivers a certain communal atmosphere across the campuses.

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