Waterford Institute of Technology , Waterford, Ireland

About Waterford Institute of Technology

Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) is a third-level educational institution in Waterford, Ireland. It was established as a Regional Technical College in 1970, and was granted institute of technology status in 1998.

WIT offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs across its six faculties: Engineering & Architecture, Science & Computing, Business, Humanities, Health & Sport, and Education & Lifelong Learning. Some of the popular programs offered at WIT include business studies, engineering, comp .......

  • The Institute's main library is one of the largest and most innovative third-level libraries in Ireland,comprises over 180,000 print items, and over 120,000 eBook titles
  • Waterford Institute of Technology has successfully attracted over €135m in research funding from various sources in last 10years
  • Strong links with industry and employers and many of the courses involve work placement
  • Cost of living in Waterford is lower than in many other cities in Ireland

Waterford Institute of Technology Highlights

college Type Public
Campus Setting Urban
Establishment Year 1970
Courses by School Six (Business, Engineering, Health Science, Humanities, Science, Lifelong learning & Education)
Application fee No fees
Applications Accepted Apply online
Admission Helpline Tel: 353 (0)51 302000
Work-Study Available
Mode of Program Full time/Part-time

Waterford Institute of Technology Cost of Attendance

The international students have to pay the following expenses while studying at the institute.


International UG  Fees
Certificate in English for Academic Study (2 semesters) Euro 6,000
Pre-sessional English Language Programme (4 weeks) Euro 1,500
Ordinary Bachelor Degree Euro 10,250
Honors Bachelor Degree Euro 10,250
International PG
Business Euro 10,250-11,250
Engineering Euro 10,500
Science Euro 10,250-10,500

Note: The international tuition fee will be refunded in full, in case the students don’t get their visa but the students need to show documentary evidence of the refusal to the international office.

Cost of Accommodation

The residences fee at WIT is mentioned beneath:

Room type Rent (Euro)
City Campus Deluxe Ensuite 5,820
City Campus Single Ensuite 4,270
City Campus Single 4,140
College Campus Single Ensuite 4,270

These apartments are based on the Main Campus and give easy access to all WIT services and facilities to the students. The students need to deposit Euro 300 for booking room which is refundable towards the end of the license period.

Waterford Institute of Technology Average Tuition Fee Per Year

€ 8,750


€ 9,000

Overall cost of living

€ 4,625

Campus accommodation

€ 2,500

* Please note that fees may vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.

University Of Sheffield English Score Required

IELTS UG : 5.5

IELTS PG : 6.0



PTE UG : 53

PTE PG : 58

* Please note that minimum score required for English language may vary from course to couse.Always check exact requirement for the programme.