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Institute of Technology Carlow

Bachelor's programmes

Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (2)
Law (2)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Medicine & Health (1)



Founded in 1970.


Research Centres:

  • Centre of Research and Enterprise in Industrial Design and Product Innovation
  • Centre of Research and Enterprise in Interactive Applications Software & Networks
  • Centre of Research and Enterprise in BioEnvironmental Technologies
  • Centre of Research and Enterprise in Engineering


The Institute offers a full time Careers Service, which is available for students and recent graduates of the Institute. The Careers Service aims to assist and support students and graduates in their progression to employment and further study.

The following services are provided:

  • Information on employment, training and further learning options
  • Advice and guidance on course and career decisions
  • Help in the development of Career Management Skills, such as job applications and interview techniques
  • Liaise with employers on employment opportunities.

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Medical services

The campus Health Centre provides a comprehensive service for all students, including a full-time nursing service and surgeries with visiting doctors. Nurse Theresa Lowry-Lehnen provides a full medical care service to all students and an emergency care service to all staff on a day to day basis.

Student Life

Sports facilities


  • Multi-purpose sports hall
  • Health & fitness suite
  • Sauna-steam rooms
  • High performance strength & conditioning gym
  • Exercise studio
  • Activity rooms
  • Spinning room
  • Rehabilitation therapy clinic
  • Sports science laboratories

Student clubs

Societies at IT Carlow

  • Anime Manga
  • Art Society
  • Best Buddies Society
  • Cara Society
  • Computer Society
  • Dance Society
  • Darts Society

Student Reviews

I.T. Carlow Experience
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Currently studying at I.T. Carlow. Great college, very friendly Lecturers who are always there to help you when you need it. Only downside is the method of assessments; being continuous. Generally will have some form of assessment every other week which can be very tiring.

College is an experience in which I will never forget
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I really enjoyed my 4 years at IT Carlow especially living away from home as I became more dependent and made so many friends. I could not fault my college experience and would only love to do it again!

Anonymous rated 1 out of 5 stars

The content of the program is very vague and I haven’t found the content relevant to my industry. I would not recommend this course to my peers. The study is not flexible enough for a program aimed at full time working students. The course is blended between aviation and the fire brigade and therefore is too generic. The course needs a serious revamp to attract new...

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