Dundalk Institute of Technology Ireland Campus, Popular Courses, Alumni

Dundalk Institute of Technology Ireland Campus- The Dundalk Institute of Technology Ireland campus is spread across 90 acres of lush grassy grounds and is roughly 50 miles away from Dublin as well as Belfast. As part of the Irish Government’s National Spatial Strategy, Dundalk has been chosen as a Gateway Center for Development. Originally known for manufacturing industries such as brewing, textiles, shoe making and tobacco plants, the town is now growing into a technology, electronics, and engineering hub.

The large and spacious campus offers students a variety of academic as well as non-academic support services ranging from the IT Learning Center, The Maths Learning Center, the Student Learning & Development Center, Placement Office, sports facilities, etc. The DkIT campus also offers students plenty of opportunities to enroll themselves in one or more clubs and societies such as the African Society, Airsoft Club, Archery Club, Asian Society, Athletics Club, Bowling Club, Camogie Club, Chess Club, Cricket Club, DJ Society, Fianna Fail, etc. Furthermore, students can enjoy a variety of delicacies at the institute’s restaurant which is run by students and faculty of the catering department.

Popular Courses

The Dundalk Institute of Technology, Ireland offers a number of widely recognized courses at both the undergraduate as well as the postgraduate levels. Nevertheless, some of the most popular courses are:

  • Health & Sciences
  • Science & Informatics
  • Nursing Programs
  • Engineering Programs
  • Business Programs
  • Hospitality Programs
  • Humanities & Creative Arts Programs

Undergraduate Courses

The institute offers about 43 full-time undergraduate programs as well as 19 add-on degrees. Some of the undergraduate courses are:

  • BA Honors in Accounting & Finance
  • BSc Honors in Agriculture
  • BSc in Agriculture
  • BSc in Veterinary Nursing
  • Bachelor of Science Honors in Multimedia Web Development
  • BA Honors in Communications in Creative Media
  • BEng in Electrical & Electronic Systems
  • BA in Media Arts & Technologies
  • BB in Business & Technology
  • BB Honors in Business
  • Bachelor of Business Honors
  • BSc Honors in Building Surveying
  • BEng in Civil Engineering
  • Higher Certificate in Science in Computing & Business
  • BB in Business & Technology
  • BA in Sport, Exercise & Enterprise
  • Certificate in Cultural Landscapes: Newgrange and the Boyne Valley
  • BA in Hospitality Management
  • BA in Community Youth Work
  • BSc in Computing
  • BA in Media Arts & Technologies
  • Certificate in Hospitality Operations

DkIT has collaborated with Springboard to offer students IT courses. These are:

  • Certificate in Digital Marketing & Digital Media Management
  • Diploma in Food & Agri-Business
  • Diploma in Food Supply Chain Operations
  • Certificate in 2D & 3D Digital Animation Production
  • Certificate in 3D for Games
  • Diploma in Composing for Games

In addition, the Lifelong Learning Center offers more than 60 part-time professional and lifelong learning programs. Some of these are:

  • Accounting Technician
  • Digital Marketing & Digital Media Management
  • Certificate in Lean Six Sigma (Green Belt)
  • Certificate in Strategic Business Planning
  • Payroll Techniques
  • VAT Techniques
  • Certificate in Strategic Planning & Branding
  • Certificate in Learning & Teaching
  • French Beginners & Improvers
  • Digital Photography
  • Interior Design for Beginners
  • Certificate in Fitness Instructing Gym
  • Computer Aided Design for Beginners
  • Certificate in Renewable Energy
  • Certificate in Psychosocial Interventions
  • Certificate in Food & Feed Biotechnology
  • Certificate in Environmental Biotechnology

 Postgraduate Courses

DkIT also offers a number of taught Master’s programs. These programs require one year of full-time study or two years of part-time study. Some of these programs are:

  • MBS in Entrepreneurship & Marketing
  • Master of Science in Renewable energy Systems
  • Master of Arts in Traditional Music – online
  • Master of Arts/Master of Science in Music Technology
  • Master of Science in Computing
  • Masters/Postgraduate Diploma/Certificate in Ageing, Health & Environment
  • MSc in Agricultural Biotechnology

Alumni of Dundalk Institute of Technology, Ireland

The Dundalk Institute of Technology, Ireland has been successful in creating world class professionals who have made a mark in their respective fields. Some of the notable alumni of this institute are:

  • Patricia Duffy – Founder of the Dundalk School of Music
  • Lisa White – Winner of the Merial Animal Health Award
  • Clive Gilmore – Co-Founder of Hanley Energy and winner of the Global Cleantech Cluster Association (GCCA) 2013 late Stage Awards
  • Patrick Gibney – Technical recruitment consultant
  • Charline Douchet – Freelance Social Media Consultant
  • Matthieu Galic – Chief of Project, Wane Group
  • Jeremy Evrard- Project Designer at Altran