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Athlone Institute of Technology

School Overview

    • Founded:
    • 1970
    • Size:
    • Small (<5000 students)
    • Type:
    • Public
    • Category:
    • Universities, colleges
    • Specialization:
    • N/A
    • Climate:
    • Temperate
    • Location:
    • Dublin Road, Athlone, Westmeath, Leinster, Ireland
    • Phone:
    • +353906468000
    • Setting:
    • Suburban, town

The History of Athlone Institute of Technology

Athlone Institute of Technology (Irish: Institiúid Teicneolaíochta Bhaile Átha Luain) is a higher education institution in the midlands of Ireland. The institution was established in 1970 as Athlone Regional Technical College and offer a wide variety of programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level, delivered on a full-time and part-time basis. Programmes at AIT have been introduced and developed in line with changing regional, national and international needs. Emphasis on research activities and liaison with industrial and commercial organisations has helped to ensure the relevance and technological competence of courses at the institute, and has enhanced the employment prospects of our graduates over the years.

Academic Highlights

  • Business
  • Digital Marketing
  • Civil Engineering
  • Business and Law
  • Certificate in Acute Medicine Nursing
  • Certificate in Emergency Nursing

Life in Athlone Institute of Technology

Athlobe Institute of Technology (AIT) is famous for sport, with its Olympic- and FIFA-standard sports facilities and its international reputation for nurturing elite sportspeople. Choose AIT if you want to turn your passion for sport and health into a fulfilling and rewarding career. The Department of Sport and Health Science offers a suite of honours degree programmes in Sports Science with Exercise Physiology, Health Science with Nutrition, Physical Activity and Health Science, and Athletic and Rehabilitation Therapy and an ordinary degree programme; Exercise and Health Science. These programmes have been designed to provide all of the skills, knowledge and experience required by sports scientists, health scientists, nutritionists, athletic and rehabilitation therapists or physical activity and health practitioners.

School Ranking

AIT Ranked , Country Ranked-11 , World Ranked- 2888


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Notable Alumni

  • Gabrielle McFadden
  • Nicky McFadden
  • David McGowan
  • Shane Lowry
  • Anne Rigney
  • Robert Troy
  • Brendan P. Farrell, Jr.
  • Declan Qualter
  • Yewande Biala

Acceptance Rate

Established in 1970, Athlone Institute of Technology is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Athlone (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), County Westmeath. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Education and Skills, Ireland, Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 50 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Irish higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

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