Welcome from the International Pathway Coordinator- Deirdre Ryan

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" We look forward to helping you achieve your academic goals on the International Pathway Programmes. Our aim is to prepare you in the best possible way for your undergraduate or postgraduate studies at Dublin Institute of Technology or other third level institutions" - Deirdre Ryan - International Pathway Coordinator

Email: deirdre.ryan@dit.ie 

Phone:  +353 1 4024147

Dublin Institute of Technology offers a range of pathway programmes for international students who need to further develop their English and/or academic skills prior to commencing their undergraduate, postgraduate or PhD studies at DIT. All the programmes are delivered at 41 Mountjoy Square, DIT Campus, Dublin 1.

Upon successful completion of the pathway programmes :

- You are guaranteed a place on your undergraduate /postgraduate programme of choice at DIT

- You are not required to take any further IELTS/TOEFL exam

- You will be equipped with the langauge and academic skills and strategies to be successful on your destination programme

5 Reasons to study the International Pathway Programmes

1. Qualified, experienced, dedicated team of teachers who understand the needs of students going to third level education

2. Programmes are custom-designed for students going to DIT

3. Dedicated student support team

4. Small class sizes to ensure maximum support from learners

5. Student-centred, communicative classroom environment

Why Study at DIT

With links dating back to 1887, Dublin Institute of Technology has a long and proud tradition of providing education to the highest levels combining the academic excellence of a traditional university with career-focused learning.
Publicly-funded, DIT is a member of the European University Association and offers an extensive range of undergraduate programmes at Bachelor Degree levels and postgraduate programmes at Taught Masters, Research Masters and Research PhD Degree levels.
With more than 20,000 students enrolled on full and part-time programmes and over 1,000 international students DIT is one of Ireland’s largest and most innovative institutes of higher education.

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All of our degrees are recognised internationally and as an autonomous, doctorate-awarding institution DIT is proud of the excellent reputation it has built in areas including: Applied Arts and Tourism, Business and Finance, Engineering and the Built Environment, Sciences and Health. DIT is currently ranked in the QS Top University Rankings (position 601 out of 18,000 institutions worldwide in 2016) and the DIT is listed as one of the world’s top 100 higher education institutions under the age of 50 in the prestigious Times Higher Education league table. We also made the "Top 200 most international universities in the world" for 2016.

Strong links and regular interaction with industry and the professions allow the Institute to base its teaching on the latest global trends. With over 300 different programmes across its 4 colleges, and 25 Schools DIT offers a diverse range of specialised programmes, in some cases programmes unique to DIT, and often created and adjusted to meet current industry needs.

The DIT adopts the most up to date learning and teaching practices and encourages all academic staff to undertake ongoing training in Academic Communication, New Technologies, Promoting Student Engagement and Enhancing Academic Practice. This is all delivered through our dedicated Learning, Teaching and Technology Centre. We also boast an excellent student-staff ratio with average class sizes of 35 students. As well as a dedicated International Student Experience Officer in the International Office, all registered students have access to dedicated support services to help them personally as well as academically through their degree in DIT. In our recent international student departure survey 98% of International students agreed that DIT Lecturers were helpful and friendly.

Located in the heart of Ireland’s vibrant capital city of Dublin, DIT’s six city centre locations provide students with easy access to a wealth of amenities, entertainment venues, and cultural attractions. The OECD ranks Ireland among the top ten countries in several topics in the Better Life Index.