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Cork Institute of Technology

Cork Institute of Technology (CIT) is one of Ireland's major higher education institutions, with total enrolments (full-time and part-time) of almost 17,000 students. Courses at CIT span five main fields: Science, Business and Humanities, Engineering, Art and Music.

The NMCI is a constituent college of CIT and it is here that the Institute’s degrees in Nautical Science, Marine Engineering and other education and training courses for the maritime industry are conducted. Cork has a long history of maritime education and training; for more information check the link on the left to the History of Nautical Training in Ireland

The NMCI has a close relationship with the Marine Institute in St. John’s, Newfoundland. This relationship was forged within the European project; CIMET – Centre for Maritime Training and Education. As part of the project, there were student and lecturer exchanges between Ireland and Newfoundland. All attended courses and engaged in cultural and social activities. Both colleges use similar ship simulation software and expertise in this area was shared. It is envisaged that the links will continue into the future.