Information about Dundalk Institute of Technology.
Dundalk: The Right Choice!
Dundalk Institute of Technology is located on the south side of the town. Dundalk town combines a rich history with modern industrial development. It is located at the mid-point of the Dublin-Belfast Euro-road-and-rail route.
Dundalk, which was founded by the Normans, is at the heart of a region stretching from Tara to Eamhain Macha and contains many sites of major historic and cultural importance such as Newgrange, Melifont Abbey and Monasterboice.
From DkIT, one gets a beautiful view of the hills of the Cooley Peninsula. On their northern side sits the medieval town of Carlingford and Carlingford Lough leading to the Mourne Mountains.
On the industrial side there is considerable and growing activity in Dundalk whose products include computer and electronic components, auto components and the output of a significant brewing industry. Dundalk has a population of over 38,000.
DkIT: The Campus
Dundalk Institute of Technology is in an exciting process of change and development. New courses, in areas such as Nursing, Creative Arts, Sports Management, Business Studies and in the Engineering and Computing fields are now coming on stream. More new programmes are at the planning stage.
Our Mission in the Institute is to create a dynamic learning environment for all our students. This involves a commitment to course provision, which responds to the aptitudes and ambitions of our students with an unrelenting focus on excellence. The physical, social and cultural environment of the campus is both stimulating and caring, responding in a holistic way to the needs of the students. An ambitious campus development programme is has been completed with high-tech building facilities for the faculties of Informatics and Creative Arts, and Health and Science.
The Institute is in the proceess of planning for an exciting new Sports facility to open in 2015.
Dundalk Institute of Technology continues to grow. Currently we have nearly 5000 students, and 500 International Students.