IT Sligo

How is the current semester delivered?

Teaching for the current semester is delivered fully online.


When is the next intake?

The next main intake has been moved back to 28 September 2020.

There is pre-sessional English offered online over the summer.


Will the next intake be delivered online or on campus?

There is pre-sessional English offered online over the summer.

Students now have the opportunity to start “Online Onshore” for the Fall intake. Come to Ireland on time for the start of the semester, study mostly online but with limited access to campus. A mix of on-line and in-person / face-to-face delivery is likely to be employed by the Institute with priority for on-campus delivery going to programmes with applied components such as labs, studios and other hands-on simulations.


Is deferment allowed?

Yes. Please contact your local EduCo representative to place this request.


How flexible is the university in requiring transcripts and final documents for registration/enrolment?

IT Sligo knows that many students may encounter problems and delays in obtaining official results and documentation relating to their studies. We will try to be as flexible as possible for students in these situations when processing applications.

If students have completed their program of study, but have not received their official results, they should provide their provisional results as part of their application. IT Sligo will consider issuing full offers even where attested transcripts are unavailable.


Can international students attend courses online if they are unable to enter the country?

Currently no.


If studying online, is the cost the same as on campus?

Yes, the cost is the same.

What is the deposit and payment policy?

Students can pay in two installments:

1st = €6,500 or 50%, whichever is higher

2nd = Balance paid before the 2nd semester


What is the refund policy?

The refund policy remains the same. For more details, check here.


Is Ireland currently allowing international students to enter its borders?

Most Ireland Embassies are closed, but are anticipated to reopen in June. With ITS’ extended arrival date, students should have plenty of time to obtain the visa and arrive for the start of classes.

Students should therefore, prepare their visa documentation and complete step 1 of 2 ( the online form here) of the application process and be ready to submit their full documentation as soon as the visa offices reopen.


Is there a visa requirement for a student studying online from offshore?

ITS’ online option is only for students who have arrived to Ireland. Therefore, the visa is required.


What are the alternative admission requirements given the COVID-19 situation?

Click here for a complete list.


Are Agent incentives still applicable to online study?

Yes. Agents’ commission structure will follow the normal process and requirements.

Dublin City University

How is the current semester delivered?

Teaching for the current semester is delivered fully online.


When is the next intake?

The next main intake has been pushed back 3 weeks to 5 October, 2020.

The Summer Bridging Program will be delivered online. There are no other summer intakes.


Will the next intake be delivered online or on campus?

The Summer Bridging Program will be delivered online. There are no other summer intakes.

For the Fall intake (5 October), the first semester will be delivered online. DCU has confirmed that a selection of Direct Entry postgraduate programs will be delivered “On Time, Online”. Postgraduate students will study the first Fall semester offshore. On-campus delivery will commence in January 2021. Full post-study work rights will still apply.

The Undergraduate and Postgraduate International Foundation Programmes will also be available online for the first semester, commencing 5 October, 2020. On-campus delivery will commence in January 2021. Full post-study work rights will still apply.


Is deferment allowed?

Yes. The January 2021 intake will be available for International Foundation Program (Undergraduate & Postgraduate) and MEng in Electronic and Computer Engineering students.

For all other programs, students will defer to September 2021.


How flexible is the university in requiring transcripts and final documents for registration/enrolment?

Where possible, DCU will assess applications and make conditional offers based on provisional/unattested results. However, students will have to present originals to move to full offers. Applicants will need to demonstrate the following to get the conditional offer:

(1) Have completed their entire qualification/program of study and completed all necessary exams/assessments

(2) Be able to provide results for all years, semesters, modules, etc (as would be typically required).


Can international students attend courses online if they are unable to enter the country?

Yes.

Students with offers for eligible Master’s degrees will study online for the first semester, commencing 5 October, 2020. See list of programs here.

The Undergraduate and Postgraduate International Foundation Programmes will also be available online for the first semester, commencing 5 October, 2020.


Is studying online the same cost as studying on campus?

PG Direct Entry & PG International Foundation Programme: €1,000 discount for applicants paying 60% of first year tuition fee before 1st July. €500 discount after 1st July.

UG International Foundation Programme: To be confirmed, please check back for updates.


What is the deposit and payment policy?

Students are required to pay the €500 deposit, then 60% of the first year fee, with the 40% payable before the 2nd semester.


What is the refund policy?

The refund policy remains the same. Read about it here.


Is Ireland currently allowing international students to enter its borders?

Most Ireland Embassies are closed, but students can still prepare their visa documentation and complete step 1 of 2 ( the online form here) of the application process.


Is there a visa requirement for a student studying online from offshore?

Students are required to apply for a visa as normal.


What are the alternative admission requirements given the COVID-19 situation?

Click here for a complete list.


Are Agent incentives still applicable to online study?

Yes. Agents’ commission structure will follow the normal process and requirements.

Maynooth University

How is the current semester delivered?

Teaching for the current semester is delivered fully online.


When is the next intake?

The next intake will be in July 2020 for the Bridging program and September 2020 for all other programs.


Will the next intake be delivered online or on campus?

The Summer Bridging Program will be delivered online. There will be no other Summer intakes.

There are no Fall intake updates at this time, but Maynooth University will be releasing an announcement about it soon. Please check back for updates.


Is deferment allowed?

Yes. Please contact your local EduCo representative to place this request.

How flexible is the university in requiring transcripts and final documents for registration/enrolment?

Where possible, Maynooth University will assess applications and make conditional offers based on provisional/unattested results. However, students will have to present originals to move to full offers. Applicants will need to demonstrate the following to get the conditional offer:

(1) Have completed their entire qualification/program of study and completed all necessary exams/assessments.

(2) Be able to provide results for all years, semesters, modules, etc (as would be typically required).


Can international students attend courses online if they are unable to enter the country?

To be confirmed, please check back for updates.


If studying online, is the cost the same as on campus?

To be confirmed, please check back for updates.


What is the deposit and payment policy?

Students must pay the €200 deposit, then the full first year fee.


What is the refund policy?

The refund policy remains the same. Find out more about it here.

Is Ireland currently allowing international students to enter its borders?

Most Ireland Embassies are closed, but students can still prepare their visa documentation and complete step 1 of 2 ( the online form here) of the application process.

Is there a visa requirement for a student studying online from offshore?

Students are required to apply for a Visa as normal.


What are the alternative admission requirements given the COVID-19 situation?

Click here for a complete list.

TU Dublin

How is the current semester delivered?

Teaching for the current semester is delivered fully online.

When is the next intake?

TUD has officially moved the Fall intake date to 21 September 2020.

TU Dublin Bridging  (TU299 & TU300) will be delivered online from 6th July to 28th August this year.

Will the next intake be delivered online or on campus?

The Summer Bridging Program will be delivered online. There will be no other Summer intakes.

Students now have the opportunity to start “Online Onshore” for the Fall intake. Come to Ireland on time for the start of the semester, study mostly online but with limited access to campus. Subject to advice from the government, there is likely to be a requirement to maintain social distancing, which will result in the need for some blended learning (online and traditional classes).

Is deferment allowed?

Yes. Please contact your local EduCo representative to place this request.


How flexible is the university in requiring transcripts and final documents for registration/enrolment?

Where possible, TU Dublin will assess applications and make conditional offers based on provisional/unattested results. However, students will have to present originals to move to full offers. Applicants will need to demonstrate the following to get the conditional offer:

(1) Have completed their entire qualification/program of study and completed all necessary exams/assessments.

(2) Be able to provide results for all years, semesters, modules, etc (as would be typically required).


Can international students attend courses online if they are unable to enter the country?

Currently no.


If studying online, is the cost the same as on campus?

Yes. It is the same cost however, students progressing from the summer bridging programme will receive a €700 discount on their destination degree.


What is the deposit and payment policy?

Students can pay in two installments:

1st = €6,500 or 50%, whichever is higher

2nd = Balance paid before the 2nd semester


What is the refund policy?

The refund policy remains the same. Learn more about it here.


Is Ireland currently allowing international students enter its borders?

Most Ireland Embassies are closed, but are anticipated to reopen in June. With ITS’ extended arrival date, students should have plenty of time to obtain the visa and arrive for the start of classes.

Students should therefore, prepare their visa documentation and complete step 1 of 2 ( the online form here) of the application process and be ready to submit their full documentation as soon as visa offices reopen.


Is there a visa requirement for a student studying online from offshore?

TUD’s “Online Onshore” option is only for students who have arrived to Ireland. Therefore, the visa is required.


What are the alternative admission requirements given the COVID-19 situation?

Click here for a complete list.


Are Agent incentives still applicable to online study?

Yes. Agents’ commission structure will follow the normal process and requirements.