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SETU Waterford offers a broad range of academic programmes from levels 6 to 10 on the national framework of qualifications across Business, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Humanities, Science and Computing.

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Discover the routes into studying at SETU Waterford for school leavers, adult learners, further education students, graduates and people who have already started studies elsewhere as well as options for those interested in online courses.

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SETU Waterford offers a broad range of academic programmes from levels 6 to 10 on the national framework of qualifications across Business, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Humanities, Science and Computing.

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International

The Office for International Relations co-ordinates the admission, administration and support for international students throughout the course of their studies at SETU Waterford.

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Research

SETU Waterfordis recognised as the leading research performer in the institute of technology sector with research activities that are internationally benchmarked, strategic, and economically relevant. Find out about the amazing multi disciplinary research under way

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Uncover the research discoveries, student and staff achievements, human stories, community spirit, global links and external engagement news at SETU Waterford

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From virtual events to conferences, talks, public lectures and happenings in on-campus venues SETU Waterford is a hub of activity. Stay up to date with our calendar of upcoming events.

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Study Options

A Study Abroad student must select courses that will fulfil the academic requirements of his/her home institution. Students can take up to 6 modules per semester (30 credits) and 12 modules (60 credits) for the full year. Module choice can, where possible, cross disciplines but students must take timetable and examination scheduling into consideration when making their selection. 

All Study Abroad students participate in WIT’s Orientation programme, which takes place before the start of each semester.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for Study Abroad students are 2.7 GPA cum. (min) at a recognised U.S. university or college or 60% average grades at university. You may apply directly through your home institute or through the above ‘APPLY HERE’ link. We do not accept students into first or final year studies.

Study Abroad Fees

Undergraduate Study Abroad fees for International students at WIT, for the Academic year are as follows:

  • September to December (Autumn Semester) - €5,000 per semester
  • January to May (Spring Semester) - €5,000 per semester
  • September to May (Full Academic year) - €10,000
  • September to August (Full Academic year plus Work Placement in the summer months) - €11,500 (currently only offered under the Engineering stream)
  • January to December (Full Academic year plus Work Placement in the Summer months) - €6,500 (currently only offered under the Engineering stream)
  • Summer Months (Work Placement Option - €1,500, currently only offered under the Engineering stream)

 Please note: the full Study Abroad tuition fee will be refunded to a student, if the student is refused their visa. Documentary evidence of the refusal must be provided to the International Office. 

So what's it like to study at WIT?

Bridget Miller

“I love my study abroad experience at SETU Waterford because I am living and learning, not visiting. I am gaining new perspectives via immersing myself in WIT’s educational program and Ireland’s culture.”

Bridget Miller (Illinois, USA) Business

Victor Dias

"The best experience of my life so far!"

Victor Dias (São Paulo, Brazil) Electronic Engineering

Jiangqin Li

"WIT not only provides an excellent study environment but also provides the opportunity to make new friends from all over the world!"

Jiangqin Li (Shanghai, China) Construction Management

Nathalia Pompeu, International Student Ambassador for SETU Waterford and study abroad student from Rio de Janeiro explains why SETU Waterford was the perfect choice for her.

Please contact our Study Abroad Co-ordinator Ms. Linda McGrath, who will be happy to answer any questions you have. 

E: [email protected]  

Office for International Relations, Waterford Institute of Technology, Cork Road, Waterford, X91 K0EK, Ireland.