Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) is a multi-campus, public, university level, higher education institution based in the Mid-West of Ireland with an enrolment of around 5,000 full-time and 1,500 part-time learners. LIT was the Sunday Times Institute of Technology of the Year in 2013 and 2009. Its Fashion Design Department is in the top 50 in the world. It carries out joint space research work with NASA.
LIT has been partnered with TAR University College Malaysia since 2014. LIT and TAR UC have signed programme articulations in the areas of Quantity Surveying, Construction Management and Property Valuation and are currently working on expanding the agreement to other programmes areas. The fruitful partnership with TAR UC allows for a much wider international agenda including student and staff exchange, research partnerships, mutual recognition of awards and distance learning opportunities.
LIT receive students from all over Malaysian to study in areas such as Creative Multimedia, Quantity Surveying, Interior Design & Technology, Property Valuation & Management, Business Marketing and Tourism Business.
LIT offers students valuable internships opportunities. We currently have students form Property Valuation and Quantity Surveying working with public sector and multinational organisations, secured through LIT’s network.
As part of the strategy to expand relationships and co-operation in Malaysia, there is ongoing collaboration between LIT and many Malaysian colleges. For example, LIT visited Help University, Methodist College, Universiti Tenaga Nasional, International Education College (INTEC), UCSI University and Management & Science University (MSU) on a recent visit to Malaysia.
LIT was delighted to host Ms Jeya Kumar, lecturer and Doctoral Candidate at CITM, USM, Malaysia, for the month of September 2015. Jeya undertook a rotation on research and teaching activities here at LIT, as a mandatory part of her doctoral candidacy, following an introduction and proposal from lecturer Denise McEvoy of our Department of Information Technology.
LIT’s mission is to prepare learners for fulfilling and challenging futures, fostering the professional, intellectual, social, cultural and personal development of the individual.
LIT Malaysian Students with the Mayor of Limerick, Liam Galvin.
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