[photopress:waterford.JPG,full,alignright]The Waterford Institute of Technology has reached agreement with a leading Chinese university to become the first Irish third-level institution to deliver a four-year degree program in China.
Studentsat the Nanjing University of Information, Science & Technology (NUIST) students will be able to take the four-year honours BSc degree in Applied Computing. At the first stage the emphasis will all be on Applied Computing. However,graduates will be able undertake postgraduate studies in Waterford for their Masters degrees.
The Waterford School of Business has over 120 faculty members and almost 2,000 students. This is Ireland’s largest integrated Business School, incorporating undergraduate, postgraduate, executive, research and entrepreneurial education.
Thus the agreement signed in Waterford by Dr Venie Martin, Head of Development, Waterford Institute of Technology and Mr Li Chuncheng, Vice-President, NUIST, sets the scene for a transfer of information and education between the two establishments.
At Waterford, the MBA in International Business is a two-year program, with multiple entry and exit points.
Source: Waterford Today