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Creative people are drawn to careers and activities that enable them to take responsibility for the design, layout or sensory impact of something (visual, auditory etc). They may be drawn towards the traditional artistic pursuits such as painting, sculpture, singing, or music. Or they may show more interest in design, such as architecture, animation, or craft areas, such as pottery and ceramics.

Creative people use their personal understanding of people and the world they live in to guide their work. Creative people like to work in unstructured workplaces, enjoy taking risks and prefer a minimum of routine.

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Cork Institute of Technology


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About Us

Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) is a third-level education provider located in Cork, Ireland’s second-largest city and capital of Ireland’s southern Munster province.

With over 15,600 enrolments and close to 1,500 staff, CIT is one of Ireland’s largest Institutes of Technology and offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes up to PhD level in the fields of Business, Science, Computing, Engineering, Fine Art & Applied Art, Media Communications, Music, Humanities, Social Studies, Education, and Maritime Studies.

CIT comprises of two Faculties:

and three constituent Colleges:


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Why us?

CIT courses cover Business, Engineering, Science, Computing, Humanities, Media, Art, and Music. We have an enviable record of providing students with excellent employment opportunities and a firm basis for future career development.

We offer the full range of higher education qualifications, including Bachelor degrees, Honours Bachelor degrees, and post-graduate Masters and PhD degrees. CIT has a very well developed 'ladder' structure to enable students to progress through the different levels of qualifications.

CIT offers 76 courses through the CAO. Forty-three of these are on the Honours Degree (Level 8) list. It's important to note in addition that there are thirty courses on the Bachelor Degree Level 7 list which have routes of progression to Honours Degree courses at CIT. 

CIT is one of the most highly rated higher education colleges in Ireland, both in terms of facilities and in the great student-staff relations due to small class sizes.

CIT’s excellently prepared sports grounds and facilities played host to numerous competitions throughout the year including schools’ matches, International Cork City Sports, GOAL Mile, Munster Schools & Universities Cross Country Championships. CIT provides training facilities for a number of teams including the Cork Minor Hurlers and Footballers, Cork Ladies Footballers, and is now the training base of the Cork Senior Hurlers.


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