Limerick Institute ranks among the top 5000 institutes by Webometrics world ranking. Limerick Institute partnered with AIT to form a Technological University Consortium for the benefit of region. The Institute combines practice with theory providing students with an experiential model of learning, equipping them with the essential skills they can take into their chosen career. The student to lecturer ratio allows for great participation and discussion in lectures. LIT graduates are industry-ready and highly employable. At LIT, many of the courses have flexible progression routes which allow students to finish their studies at a higher level than the one they started at. The topics offered include: Applied Science, Applied Social Sciences, Art & Design, Built Environment, Business & Financial Services, Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Information Technology, Marketing, Enterprise & Digital Communications, Mechanical & Automobile Engineering, Sport, Leisure & Tourism.
Research within LIT occurs through 14 dedicated centres and groups encompassing a wide variety of disciplines from Fine Art and Design, to Social Sciences, Biotechnology, Interactive Systems, Energy Management, and Sustainable Development.