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How to Apply for your Postgraduate Programme

Funded Research Postgraduate Programmes

Applicants for funded Research Postgraduate programmes at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) should apply directly to the Institute by submitting the completed application form to pgadmissions@wit.ie   Further information and details regarding funded Research Postgraduate programmes and scholarships are available from the Funded Opportunities section of our website.

Useful Guide: Application Procedures for Funded Postgraduate Research Programmes

Research Postgraduate Admissions Contact: Tel: 051 302883  Email: pgadmissions@wit.ie


Taught Postgraduate and non-Funded Research Postgraduate Programmes

Applications for Taught Postgraduate and non-fund Research Postgraduate Programmes at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) should be made online through the Postgraduate Application Centre (PAC) at http://www.pac.ie/WIT

The PAC online application system is open for new taught postgraduate and non-funded research postgraduate applications. Please check the individual programme webpage for closing date information for your chosen courses. This is an online application system that allows applicants, for a fee of €50, to apply for up to four courses at Waterford Institute of Technology. Course selection can be from any of our PhD, Research and Taught Masters, Diplomas or Certificate courses. The fee is paid directly to PAC. 

Useful Guide:  PAC Application Procedure for Taught and Non-Funded Research Postgraduate Programmes

Taught Postgraduate Admissions Contact: Tel: 051 302670   Email: pgadmissions@wit.ie


NOTE: International Students (Non-EU) are advised to contact the international office before submitting an application via PAC. International Office staff will give guidelines on how to apply and use PAC and can also advise of the different closing dates for postgraduate programmes. The closing date for the majority of programmes is in late June, early July. However, some programmes may have a different closing date taking into account the nationality of the applicant (some countries have longer visa processing times).


Course requirements

Course requirements will vary so please check on each programme's webpage for any special application closing dates, procedures or requirements.


  • The deadline for applications can vary from course to course and you should check the course page for details. Generally applications deadlines are listed above.

  • Provisional offers may be made to those who have not yet completed their final examinations.

  • Late applications will be considered if places are available.

  • A selection process operates and if there are more applicants than places, offers will be made on the basis of qualifications and experience.

All details with regard to programme start dates and location are available directly from the School.


Information: Non EU Applicants

International Office
Waterford Institute of Technology
Tel: + 353 (0) 51 306124


Information: National/EU Applicants                                                        

Graduate Admissions                                                                                    
Registrar's Office                                                                                          
Waterford Institute of Technology                                                                 
Tel: +353 (0)51 302670                                                                               
E-mail pgadmissions@wit.ie