Institute Sees Rise in CAO Applicants
INSTITUTE SEES RISE IN CAO APPLICATIONS as increasing numbers of s tudents opt for the Institute of Technology, Tralee
The Institute of Technology , Tralee is leading the way in the popularity stakes with CAO applications up by more than 21% this year.
The rise, compared to the national average of 6%, puts the Institution among the top third level institutions for increased applications.
A number of factors have led to this growth in applications including new courses, such as the Adventure Tourism degree and a range of Pharmaceutical degree programmes, which the Institute introduced to meet the changing educational needs of employers and graduates.
IT, Tralee had a 23% increase in preferences for applications for Higher Certificate and Ordinary Degree programmes. Traditional courses such as business, nursing, computing and engineering have continued to attract a strong interest from students.
ITT Registrar, Dr. Oliver Murphy says: â¿¿We are delighted at the continuing increase in the Instituteâ¿¿s popularity. We believe our extensive range of both established and new courses, quality of education and strong student recommendations are just some of the reasons why the Instituteâ¿¿s profile and standing, continue to rise and our CAO Application figures reflect this market position.