Entry Routes

Irish Leaving Cert Applicant

Prospective students can choose from a wide range of courses – from business, law, engineering, sciences, creative and performing arts, hospitality and food, to environmental health, human nutrition, optometry, architecture, and planning and construction. You can begin at Level 6, 7 or 8 and continue to graduation or you may decide to commence at Level 8 from the beginning.

Mature Students

Whatever your reason for coming back to education – to update your skills, gain a new qualification, achieve a personal goal or ambition, etc – TU Dublin welcomes all mature students.

It may be daunting but you’re not alone. TU Dublin has a range of supports in place to help you decide what course to take, get through the application process and get settled into college life. 


Technological University Dublin welcomes applications from students presenting QQI (formerly known as FET/FETAC) Level 5/6 awards.

Around 500 first-year places are available on Higher Certificate, Ordinary Degree and most Honours Degree programmes reserved for such applicants.

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