Deferred Entry

This page contains information on the deferral process for first year entry, following an offer from cao only.

Applying for a Deferral 

  • This deferral process is for one year only.  
  • Applicants who request a deferral in order to take up another third level place in the cao system will not be granted deferred entry.
  • Deferrals are at the discretion of the relevant Head of Admissions.
  • in order to avail of the facility, an applicant must first be offered a place through cao and then take the following steps:
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Do not accept the cao offer in the manner shown on the offer notice.  Complete the online application form below (titled "applying for a deferral"). The online request must be received by the admissions office at least two days before the “reply date” shown on the cao offer notice.

Please note: the admissions office is not responsible for incorrect data entry made by applicants. Applicants are advised to be mindful when completing the online form ensuring their data input is correct. This information will be used to contact applicants regarding their deferral only. 

↓ ↓ online application form ↓ ↓

NOW CLOSED FOR 2020

Do not accept the cao offer in the manner shown on the offer notice.  Complete the online application form below (titled "applying for a deferral"). The online request must be received by the admissions office at least two days before the “reply date” shown on the cao offer notice.

↓ ↓ online application form ↓ ↓

Apply for a Deferral

 Deferral Information / Queries please email: 

registration.blanchardstown@tudublin.ie

Do not accept the cao offer in the manner shown on the offer notice.  Please contact the Admissions Office (below) at least two days before the “reply date” shown on the cao offer notice.

Deferral Information / Queries please contact

Tel: +353 1 404 2526

Email: admissions.tallaght@tudublin.ie

Taking Up your Deferred Place 

Conditions for CAO applicants who are granted a deferral by the Admissions Office.

To avail of your place as a Deferred applicant, you are required to:

  • Submit an application to CAO for the deferred course by the 1st of February the following year
  • Include on this application the deferred course as your one and only preference
  • Applicants who do not follow the above instructions will have their deferred place automatically cancelled
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Advise the Admissions Office by completing the online form below (titled “Taking up your Deferred Place”)

The online form (below) must be completed by 30th April of the same year that the new application has been made. 

↓ ↓ online application form ↓ ↓

 Online "Taking Up Your deferred Place" form is now closed

Deferral Information / Queries please email: 

registration.blanchardstown@tudublin.ie

Deferral Information / Queries please contact

Tel: +353 1 404 2526

Email: admissions.tallaght@tudublin.ie

 Further Information 

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Registered / Current Student Deferrals:

E: studentservices.city@tudublin.ie

Advanced Entry Deferrals:

E: admissions@tudublin.ie