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About Technological University of the Shannon

The Technological University of the Shannon (TUS) is Ireland’s first cross-regional Technological University with multiple campuses based around the River Shannon. TUS has over 15,000 students from more than 100 nationalities and 3,000 experienced staff members to support our students. With more than 250 global partnerships, TUS is a well-connected university with a reputation for innovative and industry-informed programmes that ensure our graduates have the skills employers need, as proven by our 96% graduate employment rate. Experiential learning is a core component of our programmes, most of which include paid work placement opportunities.

Studying at TUS places students in one of the best locations for gaining international experience. Ireland is among the safest and friendliest countries in the world, the largest English-speaking country in the EU, and a hub for over 1,000 leading multi-national companies. Our students can take the opportunity to explore the best of Ireland, with our Athlone campus in the heart of Ireland and our Limerick campus on the doorstep of the Wild Atlantic Way.


Fast Facts

Why Study at Technological University of the Shannon (TUS)?

  • TUS has the highest graduate employment rate for Irish Universities outside of Dublin at 96%.
  • TUS has six campuses, in Limerick City, Athlone, Thurles, Clonmel, and Ennis.
  • The cost of living in Limerick and Athlone is among the most affordable in Ireland, up to 50% lower cost compared to Dublin.
  • TUS is a diverse and inclusive community with a commitment to offering personalized support to all our students.
  • TUS has state-of-the-art facilities, experienced staff, and small class sizes to give our students the best possible learning environment.

Faculty/Program List

Faculty List

  • Business, Finance and Marketing
  • Information Technology
  • Engineering
  • Built Environment
  • Health Science
  • Social Science
  • Sport and Wellness
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Art and Design
Student Population:14,000
Strengths:Business, Marketing, Tourism, Social Science, Life Science, Environmental Science, Engineering, Computing
Campus locations:Limerick City – 95,000
Athlone – 22,000
Thurles – 8,000
Clonmel – 17,500
Ennis – 25,500
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