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Why Choose AIT?

You’re probably looking for a good mix of academic, sporting, cultural and social life from your third-level college. At Athlone Institute of Technology, soon to be one of Ireland’s first Technological Universities, you’ll get the perfect balance. Here’s some of what we have to offer: motivated, highly-qualified friendly staff, excellent transport links, a strong sense of community and world-class facilities.

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Come 'Explore Our World' at our Open Day..

Whether you’re applying through the CAO for September 2017 or will be doing so in the next year or two, AIT’s open day is the perfect opportunity to learn more about college opportunities in Athlone.

For current year applicants, you’ll discover more about the programmes you’re applying for. You can ask about placements with employers, opportunities to study overseas, as well as talk to students who are already studying on the courses you’re interested in.

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What Can We Offer You?

We offer 50+ Industry Focused Courses

We boast strong industry links to ensure excellent placement opportunities

We have partnerships with 230 third-level institutions around the world, which give AIT students an opportunity to spend a year abroad in cities as diverse as New York, Beijing and Prague

Sunday Times Good University Guide Award Winning Campus

We offer pioneering courses such as Microbiology, Animation & Illustration and Physical Activity & Health

We are nationally and internationally regarded as a centre of excellence in academic and practical training

Come Explore Our World and Discover Yours

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Read about our Industry Focussed Undergraduate Courses..

AIT offers 55 undergraduate programmes at higher certificate (level 6), ordinary degree (level 7) and honours degree (level 8) through the Central Applications Office (CAO). Details of these programmes are featured on our Courses page. Opportunities are available through the ladder route, as well as direct ab initio offerings.

In addition to these programmes, a wide variety of add-on opportunities exist for students to progress their education to honours degree level. Application to these programmes is directly to AIT’s Admissions Office.

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Come Visit Our Award Winning Campus

Guidance Counsellors, teachers, parents and students, would you like an AIT representative to visit your school? Every year, the student recruitment team visits hundreds of post primary schools around the country giving presentations to Transition year, 5th year and 6th year students. Our presentation gives a detailed overview of the 55 degree programmes available, the facilities and support services available at AIT.

Guidance counsellors and teachers can book a school visit by contacting us and we will try and accommodate your schedule

To book a school visit, contact Daniel in Student Recruitment on 090 646 8136 or email askus@ait.ie.

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