New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) has today signed articulation agreements that provide an academic pathway for eligible graduates of several programs to continue their studies in degree programs at Limerick Institute of Technology (LIT) in Limerick, Ireland with the potential to continue on to complete their Masters.
Under these agreements, eligible graduates of some NBCC programs can transfer their credits to enter the third year of degree programs at LIT, including:
- Graduates of Civil Engineering Technology at NBCC may enter Year 3 of the Civil Engineering Management degree, or BSc in Construction Management at LIT;
- Graduates of Building Engineering Technology: Construction Management at NBCC may enter Year 3 of BSc in Construction Management at LIT;
- Graduates of Culinary Arts Management at NBCC may enter Year 3 of the BA in Culinary Arts degree at LIT;
- Graduates of Hotel and Restaurant Management at NBCC may enter Year 3 of the BA in Hospitality Supervision degree at LIT;
- Graduates of Business Administration: Accounting at NBCC may enter Year 3 of the BBs of Accounting & Finance or Year 3 of BBs of Business at LIT;
- Graduates of Business Administration: Financial Management, and Business Administration: Insurance and Risk Management at NBCC may enter Year 3 of BBs of Business at LIT; and
- Graduates of Business Administration: Management and Business Administration: Marketing at NBCC may enter Year 3 of the BBs Marketing and Management degree at LIT.
“We recognize that, in times of economic uncertainty, decisions about post-secondary education take on special significance,” said Ann Drennan, Vice-President Academic and Research at NBCC. “Prospective students want to ensure they make the right decision between college and university. Because of pathway agreements like these, NBCC students don’t have to choose; they can have both.”
LIT has already provided professional development support to NBCC staff, the institute’s president Prof. Vincent Cunnane stated.
“I am delighted to be expanding on our pathway to degree completion offerings, into the areas of Engineering and Business and Humanities, with our valued partners in NBCC,” said Prof. Cunnane. “We were delighted to have had NBCC staff participate in our annual Professional Development in LIT this year. We look forward to growing our partnership with NBCC, albeit in a virtual space for the time being!”
With six campuses across New Brunswick, NBCC contributes to New Brunswick’s social and economic prosperity by supporting the aspirations of individual learners, seizing the opportunities of the labour market, and collaboratively solving the challenges of communities and industry. In addition to more than 90 certificate and diploma programs, NBCC also provides specialized and customized training to meet the needs of specific sectors and communities. Find out more information on NBCC programs by visiting: www.nbcc.ca.
Limerick Institute of Technology is located in the third largest city in Ireland. Home to over 6,500 students from over 83 different countries, LIT has five campuses, with a new €14 million Engineering campus currently under construction. LIT delivers degrees, Masters and PhD programmes across the faculties of Business and Humanities, Applied Science Engineering and Technology, and Art and Design. Active learning is LIT’s philosophy, with students gaining the practical skills that are needed to help them gain employment in the future. Limerick Institute of Technology offers the highest graduate employment rate outside of Dublin. The multinational companies that are coming to Ireland are now finding themselves setting up in Limerick city due to the proximity to Shannon International Airport, the lower cost of living and the availability of highly skilled graduates available to them. Visit their website to learn more about life at LIT: https://lit.ie/.
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