Institute of Technology Sligo

Institute of Technology Sligo

  • 93
    Acceptance Rate
  • 71
    Available Programs
  • 7000
  • 10000
    Average Cost


    IT Sligo has developed a number of distance learning options, and as of 2016 reportedly had 1,800 online learners registered on various online programmes. Since then this has increased to approximately 3000 online learners. In sports, the college has active ladies' soccer and men's Gaelic football teams, the latter winning the Sigerson Cup three times during the six years up to 2005. The college also caters for other sports such as indoor soccer, hang gliding, surfing and rugby. In technology, IT Sligo's "Team Hermes" won the software design category of the 2011 Microsoft Imagine Cup (a world student technology competition, held in 2011 in New York). Construction began on a new science block in 2012. This involved the demolition of the old 1970s building and the building of a new three-storey School of Science and canteen.

Entry requirements

Generally, applicants must satisfy one of the following general entry requirements.

  • Leaving Certificate
  • GCE A Levels and BTEC qualifications
  • QQI FE Qualifications
  • Mature Applicants
  • DuoLingo English Test (2020/21 intake only) - Undergraduate 90, Postgraduate 100

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Scholarship & funding

Once a student has been awarded a country of origin scholarship, he / she can continue to avail of the scholarship during their time at IT Sligo. For more information.


Student life

At IT Sligo we value our sporting life. The university's students take their sport seriously, make no mistake about it. You can’t offer sport without good facilities and at IT Sligo you can use top class facilities right here on the campus.