Letterkenny Institute of Technology

Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) fosters one of the most progressive learning environments in Ireland.

Our reach is both local and international; attracting a diverse student body of more than 4,000 students from Ireland and 31 countries across the globe. They choose LYIT because of our unique ethos that harnesses academic excellence with career-focused practical experience. It’s an approach that positions our students for future success in line with their aspirations.

We also foster close relationships with the wider local community. Our engagement and partnerships with indigenous and international businesses leaders strengthens our student’s prospects in tandem with the prosperity of the region’s economy.

Our modern integrated campuses in Letterkenny and Killybegs aren’t just gateways to a bright future, but to one of the most breathtaking corners of the world - with Donegal named National Geographic’s ‘Coolest Place on the Planet 2017’.

There’s just so much to discover. So take your time, and stay a while to explore our website and see why LYIT is the place to be.

Why choose LYIT?

Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) is a vibrant, dynamic and modern learning environment where you can pursue your academic and career ambitions with confidence.

Whatever you’re studying, our reputation for academic excellence and our close relationships with employers ensures our graduates can always be confident about their future.

In fact, we’re leading the way in college-collaboration with employers to ensure our courses are future-proofed to meet the evolving demands of the modern workplace. 

With 130 programmes across four schools of Business, Tourism, Engineering and Science, our courses are as diverse as our students (who come from down the road as well as from over 31 countries), and range from one to four years; combining academic theory with practical skills development.

LYIT is also a gateway to the highest level of education. 70% of our full-time students are grant recipients, with awards available from certificate level up to PhDs.

And on the subject of PhDs, did you know that over 40 percent of our lecturers have or are completing one? It’s just another reflection of our love for learning; a passion we inspire in all our students to help you get ahead and stay ahead.


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