Advanced Entry

Advanced Entry Applications is NOW OPEN

  • Applications are being accepted for 2nd, 3rd and 4th year of our full-time undergraduate programmes for September 2018.
  • Applications are made via the CAO only for programmes commencing in September 2018.
  • Advanced Entry Applications for years 2 & 3 of the following course is now CLOSED: Bachelor of Science in Sports Science -TA327- (Closed on 11th May 2018)
  • Advanced Entry Applications for years 2 , 3 & 4 of the following course is now CLOSED:
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Care Practice - TA025 - (Closed on 11th May 2018)
  • External Advanced Entry applicants DO NOT apply directly to IT Tallaght for entry to our full-time programmes

How do I make an Advanced Entry Application for Academic Year 2018/19? 

Apply Now for Advanced Entry Programmes at IT Tallaght

  • Please refer to the CAO Advanced Entry Application Guide CAO Advanced Entry Guide

  • Important Information regarding Advanced Entry to Social Care Practice programme - CLICK HERE

  • Advanced Entry Applications for Social Care Practice will close at 17.15pm on Friday 11th  May 

Current 2017/18 IT Tallaght students who are in an award year of a programme do not need to make an Advanced Entry Application


You will receive the following documentation in the summer provided you successfully complete your examinations and meet the programme entry requirements:

Registration documentation will be emailed to you in July/August 2018 for the academic year 2018/19;

If you have to sit repeat /deferred examinations in August and successfully meet the programme progression criteria, you will then be contacted about registration for your course;

If you do not wish to return to this Institute - you will need to notify the Registrar's Office at


Frequently Asked Questions

Advanced Entry

Advanced Entry is where an applicant has previous work experience and/or educational achievements that are considered directly relevant to the programme they wish to apply for. In such a case, it is possible to gain entry to the second or subsequent year of an undergraduate programme in IT Tallaght.

What happens after I have completed the application process?
You will receive an email acknowloedging your application. You may be asked to submit more information/copies of your results/ qualification to support your application. This supporting  documentation must be posted to the CAO. If you are offered a place, you must accept you offer within 10 days.

What is the closing date for applications?

Applications for Advanced entry will close 30th June. If all places are not filled, the closing date will be extended.

When are offers made?
Offers for Advanced Entry are made on an on-going basis between January and June 2018 provided the applicant has submitted all the required documentation to assess your application.

How long do I have to accept my offer?                                                                                                                You have 10 days to accept your offer from the date you receive your offer by email.

What happens after I accept my offer?
On receipt of your acceptance, IT Tallaght will issue registration documentation to you in July 2018. This will contain a registration form and important fee information.

When do I become officially registered?
On receipt of a signed registration form with payment of fees/proof that you have applied for a grant via SUSI, the staff in the Registrar’s Office will officially register you for the academic year when the minimum fee owing is paid/prrof that you have applied for a grant.  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?
You can avail of a student card as part of your registration. Student cards are issued to stduents during the first wekk in September. Details will be available on our website nearer September 2018.


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

General enquiries

Tracy Corrigan - T: 00353 1 404 2526; 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 2520;  E:



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