Add-On/Advanced Entry/Transfer

Full-time Programmes

Online Applications for Advanced Entry & Add-on Programmes is now closed for  academic year 2016/17

Welcome to the Institute of Technology Tallaght Advanced Entry/ Add–on Programme Applications Section. This section will provide you with some helpful information regarding the Advanced Entry/Add-on Programme Application process for full-time students at this Institute.

How do I make an Advanced Entry/Add-on Programme application for academic year 2016/17?

Online Applications for Advanced Entry & Add-on Programmes is now closed for academic year 2016/17. Applications for the 2017/18 academic year will open in March 2017.



Frequently Asked Questions

Add-on Programmes
An ‘Add-on’ programme is a one year programme at Level 7 and Level 8. Applicants who have completed a requisite Level 6 programme may apply for admission to a Level 7 programme. Applicants who have completed a requisite Level 7 programme may apply for admission to a Level 8 programme.

Advanced Entry Programmes
The facility for Advanced Entry onto programmes other than first year is available to applicants who are transferring to IT Tallaght from another Institute/ University or College of Further Education for admission to a number of programmes.

What happens after I have completed the application process?
The Head of Department will assess all applicants. Once a decision is made, you will be notified by email during the summer months. Applicants who are repeating examinations in August will be notified after you submit your repeat examination results which will support your application.

When are offers made?
Offers for Advanced Entry/Add- on programmes are made during June and July provided the applicant has submitted all the required documentation on or before the end of June. If the required documentation has not been submitted, for example examination results are pending, offers will be made in September. Please be aware that some courses require a Merit or better to gain entry to the Add-on programme, it is important that you familiarize yourself with the entry requirements of the programme you are applying for the transfer.

What happens after I accept my offer?
On receipt of your acceptance, the Registrar’s Office will issue registration documentation to you. This will contain a registration form and important fee information. This registration form must be completed and returned to the Registrar’s Office by the due date.

When do I become officially registered?
On receipt of a signed registration form, the staff in the Registrar’s Office will officially register you for the academic year if your fees have been paid in full. If you return your registration form without payment you will be temporary registered only If you are in receipt of a grant, you will be fully registered when we receive official notification from the Awarding Body confirming this.

I have never studied in IT Tallaght before so how do I get my student card?
Arrangements are made by the staff in the Registrar’s Office, room 120, to take photos and issue new students with ID cards. It is important that you avail of this facility on the dates indicated on the noticeboards throughout the Institute. Your student ID card is required for accessing facilities throughout the Institute. It is also a requirement that you have a current student ID card when sitting Institute examinations.


We hope that the information provided answers your application queries. However, please contact the following staff should you have any further queries regarding this process:

General enquiries

Tracy Corrigan - T: 00353 1 404 2171; E:

School of Business & Humanities

Marian Maguire - T: 00353 1 404 2333; E:

School of Science & Computing

Philippa Murray - T: 000353 1 404 2436;   E:

School of Engineering

Deborah Murphy - T: 00353 1 404 2500;  E:



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