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Waterford Institute of Technology

051 378792
Cork Road, Waterford, Republic of Ireland

Waterford Institute of Technology, Waterford IT, is the largest provider of courses, evening classes and adult education in Waterford.

We are one of the largest institutes of technology in Ireland and a leading provider of education in the South-East.

Waterford Insitute of Technology boasts an extensive range of courses and academic programmes within the schools of Arts & Humanities, Health and Nursing, Science and Informatics, Engineering and Architecture, Business and Education. The Institute offers courses in the areas of Higher Certificate, Undergraduate, Postgraduate and International programmes with a choice of Full-Time and Part-Time courses. Waterford Institute of Technolgy, WIT, also provides Lifelong Learning opportunities and courses for those looking to upskill and improve for career purposes.

Waterford Institute of Technology prides itself on its caring and supportive environment that is upheld on their campus. The Student Life and Learning Centre and the Medical Centre provide excellent support for the student body, offering counselling, guidance for anybody experiencing personal, social or health difficulties. Students can also avail of WIT’s high quality accommodation, which is owned and managed by the Institute.

The Institute also has Sports Campus is situated on the new Waterford outer ring road and the new Waterford City by-pass. The campus includes three full-sized football pitches, top class GAA approved all weather pitch (full sized GAA or two soccer pitches), 8 first class changing facilities, Physiotherapy rooms, Cricket pitch and more.

For more information about part-time courses at Waterford IT, please view our courses in Waterford in the Nightcourses.com Course Finder below.

Accounting

The MB in Accounting is a challenging one-year taught programme aimed at preparing business graduates for entry into the accountancy profession. The programme is a fast track to a career in accountancy, earning generous exemptions from the professional institutes (for example Chartered Accountants Ireland offer successful graduates an exemption from the CAP 2 series of…

Business Administration (Executive MBA)

Apply for this Executive MBA Business Administration course with Waterford Institute of Technology. On the WIT MBA programme, you will develop skills and learn concepts that will accelerate your career, serving you throughout your professional life. The course is about personal accomplishment, new insights and frameworks for thinking, about building stronger skills, expanding horizons, good…

Business Innovation Technology & Entrepreneurship

The MSc in Business, Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship is aimed at non business graduates in the areas of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). The course was designed to help non-business graduates develop skills and knowledge in entrepreneurship and innovation, marketing, strategy, project management, finance, data analytics and management. Developed in collaboration with companies in…

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy CBT & Motivational Interviewing MI for Practice

The Masters of Science in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Motivational Interviewing (MI) for Practice programme is an 18 month programme that arises from a requirement for health and social care professionals to provide effective evidenced based interventions for a range of health and social problems. The programme is of particular interest to those working…

Human Resource Management

What is the Master of Business in Human Resource Management? The MBS in Human Resource Management provides the student with the opportunity to greatly enhance their specialist subject knowledge, experience innovative learning methods and explore opportunities arising from innovation, change and business development. Students achieve this through participation in class activities and through involvement in…

Management

What is the Higher Diploma in Business in Management? The Higher Diploma in Business Management Studies is a one-year programme which is aimed at developing the range of cross-enterprise skills required of modern competitive manufacturing or services organisations. It has been designed with business skills as a dominant focus. With strong industry links the programme…

Management for Healthcare Professionals

This 10 credit level 9 special purpose award will be delivered over one semester using a blended learning approach. Programme Structure The programme will be delivered using workshops spread over the semester with online work being completed by students in between the workshops. Delegation, negotiation and conflict Resource planning Performance monitoring (HIQA standards) Reflection Culture…

Business - Internationalisation

What is the Master of Business in Internationalisation? The MBS Internationalisation programme is a one year taught postgraduate business programme that is aimed at students who are interested in developing the skills and knowledge to work in international business environments. Irelands export economy has created a set of world class companies and a supporting eco-system…

Early Childhood Studies Care & Education

The overall aim of the Higher Diploma in Early Childhood Studies, Care and Education is to develop critically reflective, skilled and ethically aware professional Early Childhood Educators. The course will afford graduates from relevant disciplines an opportunity to enhance existing qualifications, and build on existing practical expertise, to obtain a recognised level 8 qualification in…

Computing - Communications Software

The Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) sector plays a very significant role in Ireland and other countries. In Ireland, this sector comprises more than a thousand organisations ranging from multinationals to start-up companies. Up to 60% of ICT activity in Ireland is communications related including wireless applications, infrastructure and telecommunications. Recent years, however, have seen…

Education - Management in Education

This course provides an opportunity for participants to aquire the knowledge and skills in key areas of educational leadership. The course aims to provide participants with the necessary skills for effective educational leadership and management and to increase their self-confidence and self-efficacy. Participants will be presented with theoretical concepts and will engage in self-directed learning…

Education - Teaching in Further Education

The Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching in Further Education is a professional teaching qualification and is accredited by the Teaching Council of Ireland. The programme is designed to provide participants with the skills, knowledge and competencies required to teach in a variety of settings in the Further Education sector. No prior experience of teaching is required.…

Language - Second Language Learning & Teaching

This two year part-time programme provides language teachers with professional and academic opportunities and actively engages language practitioners in a collective reflection on the processes of language learning and teaching. Moreover, the course mirrors current trends and debates in language learning in Ireland and in Europe. The course is open to teachers of Italian, Spanish,…

Sustainable Energy Engineering

This post-graduate programme has been designed to facilitate professionals practicing in the areas of building design, management and technology. Its purpose is to provide expertise in terms of; energy use, environmental performance and sustainability in the design and operation of buildings and their associated facilities and services systems. The programme will focus on Sustainable and…

Global Financial Information Systems - GFIS

What is the Masters of Science in Global Financial Information Systems? The Masters of Science in Global Financial Information Systems (MSc in GFIS) commenced in September 2012. The MSc in GFIS (Level 9) was developed in response to the current and future demand from the Financial Services (FS) industry, for hybrid finance-technology graduates with a…

Applied Spirituality

The MA in Applied Spirituality is a 12 month, three semester, Level 9 taught programme awarded by Waterford Institute of Technology. It brings the resources of spirituality to bear on issues about the meaning of life that come up in work settings, therapeutic settings, family settings, relationships or in the context of social issues regarding…

Materials Characterisation - Advanced

The Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Materials Characterisation was developed based on an analysis of the importance of the pharmaceutical and related industries in Ireland and within the South-East region and also using information generated from the Wales Ireland Network for Scientific Skills (WINSS) Scientific Survey from a large number of pharmaceutical/ biotechnology, medical device and…

Spectroscopic Techniques - Advanced

The Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Spectroscopic Techniques was developed based on an analysis of the importance of the pharmaceutical and related industries in Ireland and within the South-East region and also using information generated from the Wales Ireland Network for Scientific Skills (WINSS) Scientific Survey from a large number of pharmaceutical/biotechnology, medical device and food…

Advanced Facilitation Skills for Promoting Health & Well Being

The Masters in Advanced Facilitation Skills for Promoting Health and Well Being offers participants a unique opportunity to finely tune their facilitation and personal skills through practical experience, group process and advanced personal development.

International Regulatory Affairs

The Postgraduate Certificate in International Regulatory Affairs is aimed at participants who are employed within the Quality functions of pharmaceutical and healthcare companies, and who wish to upskill or seek employment in the regulatory departments of such organisations. The programme will provide participants with an understanding of the processes for providing regulatory support to the…

Nursing

The Master of Science is suitable for nurses who wish to complement their previous learning and build their academic and clinical profile within a specialist clinical field. The programme aims to empower the student to further enhance their acquired specialist knowledge and prepare them to act in more advanced clinical and leadership roles in the…

Construction - Project Management

This programme is at NQF Level 9 and it has been designed for participants who want to develop their Construction Project Management knowledge and skills at postgraduate level. While it is open to NQF Level 8 degree holders from construction related disciplines (e.g. Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Architecture, Architectural Technology, Construction Management), it is also…

Analytical Science with Quality Management

Over 150 pharmaceutical companies operate in Ireland, including 13 of the worlds top 15. 12 out of the worlds top 25 drugs are manufactured here. These courses were developed based on an analysis of the importance of the pharmaceutical and related industries in Ireland and within the South-East region. The content of these programmes specifically…

Biopharmaceutical Analysis & Cell Culture

The Postgraduate Certificate in Biopharmaceutical Analysis and Cell Culture will provide students with an in-depth knowledge and skills in biopharmaceutical production, analysis and cell culture-related topics. Students will be exposed to a set of technologies that provide state-ofthe-art tools for genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, drug discovery, screening and the analysis of biomolecules, such as DNA, proteins…

Chromatographic Techniques - Advanced

This Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Chromatographic Techniques was developed based on an analysis of the importance of the pharmaceutical and related industries in Ireland and within the South-East region and also using information generated from the Wales Ireland Network for Scientific Skills (WINSS) Scientific Survey from a large number of pharmaceutical/biotechnology, medical device and food…

Service Design & Innovation

The course is designed to place the student in a living service design lab where they work on real-life company problems, interact with company innovation and management teams and acquire service innovation know-how, skills and thinking through academic and applied workshops, lectures, seminars, mentoring and work placement. The course equips the students with latest service…

Computing - Enterprise Software Systems

This MSc programme is designed to develop and refine a set of skills essential for successful engagement of enterprises with information and communications technology (ICT). The main themes of the programme are business systems analysis and enterprise software development, supporting the entire business systems lifecycle.

Engineering - Electronic Engineering

The Masters Degree in Electronic Engineering provides tuition and practice in state of the art technology areas such as wireless communications, nanotechnology, mixed-signal IC design. It will extend the student’s capabilities in a number of established topic areas, e.g. semiconductor engineering and digital communication systems. A module entitled Mathematical Modelling will enhance the analytical skills…

Innovative Technology

The Masters in Innovative Technology Engineering degree aims to produce graduates with strong skills in critical thinking and with a creative attitude necessary to instigate future developments in the field of Engineering Technology. The student will attain an academic mastery in their specialisation field while developing a broad knowledge of other related fields and how…

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