Why #ThinkDkIT

Thinking about applying to study at DkIT? Here's some top reasons to #ThinkDkIT

A Global Campus

DkIT prides itself on its diverse and friendly campus. Each year we welcome more than 600 international students to study here from more than 25 countries.

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All of our courses have been designed with defined career opportunities in mind. Our research shows that 86% of DkIT's 2016 graduates were in employment or in full-time study within just 9 months of graduation.

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Practical Learning

Our courses include a careful blend of practical and academic learning to ensure that students are equipped with job-ready skills. In fact, more than 55% of our courses have work placement opportunities.

Learn more about Work Placements


We are passionate about research and innovation and we believe strongly in its ability to transform society. In 2016/17 the Institute secured more than €9.7M in research funding.

Learn about Research at DkIT

Easy to Commute

DkIT is located conveniently on the M1 Corridor exactly halfway between the two major cities of Dublin and Belfast. We have more than 20 public transport links direct to DkIT each day from the surrounding countries of Armagh, Cavan, Down, Louth, Meath, Monaghan and North Dublin.

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Award-Winning Teaching

Teaching at DkIT is second to none and feedback from students consistently highlights how supportive and committed our lectures are to their subjects and their students. We even have the awards to prove it! In 2016 we secured 2 National Teaching Awards.

Your Learning Experience

Affordable for Students

College life can be expensive and at DkIT we try to keep costs down for our students. In fact a recent report highlighted that Dundalk and the North East is 54% cheaper to live in compared to Dublin (Source: Numbeo – July 2017).

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Higher Cert to PhD

DkIT offers more choice to learners with a diverse range of study options from Level 6 (Higher Certificate), Level 7 (Ordinary Degree) and Level 8 (Honours Degree) right through to Level 10 (PhD).

Read about Choosing Your Level

Choice of 45+ Undergraduate Courses

We have a wide variety of industry-focused undergraduate courses available across our four academic Schools of Business & Humanities, Engineering, Informatics & Creative Arts and Health & Science.

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