Dublin Institute of Technology combines the academic quality of a traditional university with career-focussed learning, discovery and the application of knowledge. It emphasises excellence in learning, teaching, scholarship, research and support for entrepreneurship.

The College of Sciences and Health provides several courses that include a work placement stage in the Pharmaceutical/Biopharmaceutical and Chemistry related industries. The students enter work placement with scientific and technical knowledge and hands on skills developed through extensive training in DIT’s laboratories.