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LOYALIST COLLEGE TO OFFER DEGREE PROGRAMS THROUGH LIMERICK INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

May 04, 2018

Belleville, Ontario, May 4, 2018 – Graduates of numerous Loyalist College two- and three-year diploma programs now have the opportunity to earn a degree in as little as one academic year through advanced standing entry into bachelor programs at the Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) in Ireland. Loyalist’s 17 articulation agreements with LIT will allow qualified graduates of various programs, listed below, to pursue related degrees at LIT.

“In just four years, Loyalist students can graduate with both a diploma and a degree, while gaining invaluable cultural experiences during a year abroad in beautiful Limerick, Ireland’s third largest city, a vibrant destination for international students,” said Dr. Ann Marie Vaughan, Loyalist College President & CEO. “LIT’s philosophy of Active Learning, fusing theory and practice, is a seamless extension of the College’s experiential approach to teaching excellence, which guides students in achieving positive outcomes and acquiring the skills they need to succeed in the workforce.”

 Loyalist College Qualified Graduates Access to LIT Bachelor Programs
1) Animation Three-Year Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Games Design and Development (Year 4)

2) Biotechnology Three-Year Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Bioanalysis and Biotechnology (Year 4)

3) Business Three-Year Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business Studies with Sports Management (Year 4)

4) Business Administration Three-Year Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours) in Enterprise and Innovation (Year 4)

5) Business Two-Year Ontario College Diploma

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business Studies with Sports Management (Year 3)

Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours) in Enterprise and Innovation (Year 3)

 6) Business Sales and Marketing Two-Year Ontario College Diploma

Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours) in Enterprise and Innovation (Year 3)

Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours) in Marketing and Management (Year 3) 

 7) Chemical Engineering Technologist Three-Year Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Environmental and Analytical Science (Year 4)

 8) Civil Engineering Technologist Three-Year Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Civil Engineering Management (Year 4) 

9) Community and Justice Services Two-Year Ontario College Diploma

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Community Development (Year 3)

10) Esthetics and Spa Management Two-Year Ontario College Diploma

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business Studies with Beauty and Spa Management (Year 3)

11) Film and TV Production Three-Year Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Film and TV Production Studies (Year 4)

12) Global Business Management Two-Year Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Bachelor of Business Studies (Honours) in Marketing and Management (Year 3)

13) Recreation and Leisure Services Two-Year Ontario College Diploma

Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Business Studies with Sports Management (Year 3)

Bachelor of Arts in Community Sports Development

 14) Culinary Management Two-Year Ontario College Diploma

Bachelor of Arts in Business Studies with Travel and Tourism Management

“LIT is delighted to be working with such a prestigious institution as Loyalist College,” said Professor Vincent Cunnane, President of Limerick Institute of Technology. “Our two institutions share an approach to learning that will ensure the students’ transition to LIT is a success. We look forward to welcoming our first students from our Loyalist partnership in September 2018.”

Applications
The application deadline for a September start is June 1, 2018. Applications will be assessed individually. Previous experience may also be taken into consideration. Details, including international fees, entry requirements and FAQs, can be found at lit.ie/international. Inquiries about these and other degree program opportunities through Loyalist can be directed to pathways@loyalistcollege.com.

About Loyalist College
Located on more than 200 acres in the beautiful Bay of Quinte region, Loyalist College is a close-knit community where students and their success come first. Loyalist provides personalized attention in small classes, rewarding field placements and superior student services. To prepare students for in-demand careers, Loyalist offers more than 65 full-time programs; apprenticeships; and hundreds of online, distance and in-class courses, as well as opportunities for continuing education through more than 70 university transfer agreements. The College’s wide selection of advanced diplomas, diplomas and certificates aligns with market-driven disciplines including applied sciences, biosciences, building sciences, business and management studies, health sciences, human studies, justice studies, media, arts and design, and skills and technology. In Ontario, the College’s new Digital Media Centre and The Bay of Quinte Skills Centre, which is LEED® Silver certified, are training centres of choice for students, as well as College business and industry partners. The College is a key driver of the social and economic health and prosperity of the area and contributes 5.4 percent to the Gross Regional Product. This represents an overall effect on the regional economy of $530 million annually – based on a 2014 Report by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI). For more information on the College’s Belleville and Bancroft campuses and Port Hope satellite location, visit loyalistcollege.com.

About LIT
Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) is an institution of higher education in Limerick, Ireland and is one of 14-member institutions of the Technological Higher Education Association (THEA). The Institute has campuses in Limerick city, one in both Thurles and Clonmel in County Tipperary and a regional learning centre in Ennis, County Clare. The main campus is located at Moylish Park adjacent to Thomond Park and houses the Faculty of Applied Science, Engineering and Technology and the School of Business and Humanities. The School of Art & Design is located at the Clare Street and Clonmel campuses. LIT offers courses at Level 6 (certificate) through Level 10 (PhD) whilst also catering for craft apprentices and adult and continuing education. The Institute has twice been named as The Sunday Times Institute of Technology of the Year in The Sunday Times University Guide, firstly in 2008 and again in 2013. LIT is to the forefront in ensuring that the region’s economy continues to have the requisite array of leading-edge skills demanded by our knowledge-based industries. In 2017, LIT was granted permission to develop a new campus at Coonagh in Limerick, to be focused on teaching and research in engineering. For more information, visit: lit.ie/international

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Contact: 
Kerry Lorimer, Director, Marketing, Communications and Recruitment 
Loyalist College, klorimer@loyalistcollege.com, 613-969-1913 ext. 2536

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