Dublin Institute of Technology popularly known as DIT is one of the most prestigious universities in Ireland. The school is recognised for degree programmes in Product Design, Mechanical Engineering, Architecture, Engineering, Science, Marketing, Hospitality, Music, Optometry, Pharmaceuticals, Construction, Digital Media and Journalism.
DIT takes place in small classes to provide students with small group learning. DIT also offers support and facilities to students showing entrepreneurial spirit. To study here, students enjoy a close working relationship with their fellow students and academic supervisors.
Why study at Dublin Institute of Technology
- DIT is a growing institution that places diversity, innovation and critical inquiry central to its mission. It boasts subject strengths in food and health sciences, economic and business development; environmental sustainability, information and communication technologies, creative arts and media.
- Extra-curricular activities
Outside of the classroom, students can choose from 150 sports clubs and societies to get involved with on campus.
- Students get to choose from well over 200 programmes
Offering over 200 programmes to students from fields like Applied Arts, Humanities, Built Environment, Engineering, Business, Science, Tourism Food and Sports, TU Dublin offers a diverse range of specialist programmes such as Optometry, Human Nutrition, Transport & Logistics, Horticulture, Environmental Health and Tourism Marketing.
- Offers various programs from From Foundation level to PhD
Students can gain entry from Foundation level to PhD.
How to apply for admission
Links to apply for all programmes can be found on www.tudublin.ie
To have a successful admission, here are documents to provide.
- A scanned image of the photo page of your passport
- Official academic transcripts showing all subjects taken and examination results obtained for each year of study, and the final award grade – Please note that these must be original language documents. If available, please also provide a grading system guide from your awarding higher education institution.
If you have studied abroad, or are applying from another EU country, you will need to provide clear, legible, colour, scanned images of the following document originals:
- Certified English translations of transcripts, examination results and award cert/s where original documents are not in English.
- If English is not your first language, a recognised certificate of English Language Competency, see English Language Requirements.
Please note: All of the above documents must be scanned originals and must bear the appropriate official signature and the seal/stamp of the institution that issued it.
Additional details you should have available before commencing are
- an email address,
- your Visa, Laser, Mastercard or American Express card,
- your PPS number (not mandatory for non-Irish applicants),
- your previous DIT student number if applicable.
Steps to making an online application
- Check the postgraduate programmes listing for the programme you wish to apply for. Click on the required programme title which will bring you to the programme information page.
- Click the appropriate application button to access the online application form for this programme.
- If this is your first DIT application click ‘New Account’ to create an account. Important: keep a record of your login details – username and password – these will be needed for additional applications. If you have already created an account, ‘Sign in’ with your username and password to make additional applications. If you create a new account each time you make a new application you will be asked to pay the €45 application fee again. If you have forgotten your password, email us at [email protected] and we will reset it for you. You will also need your login details to sign in, should you wish to accept any offers which may be made.
- If you have started your application but are not ready to submit it, click the ‘save and exit’ button. You can re-access your application later by following the same steps as before and sign in with your username and password to proceed.
- Your online application must be completed in full before you click the ‘submit’ button. Once your application has been submitted you will not be able to alter or add to it. Please take time to read the instructions on each page.
To guarantee your place on a programme, you must accept your offer and pay the minimum deposit required. TU Dublin operates a quota system for Non-EU applicants.
EU and Non-EU Applications
There is a separate application button for non-EU applications. If you are a non-EU applicant, please start your application by clicking the ‘NON-EU/INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS’ button on the relevant postgraduate programme page.
If you think you may qualify as an EU applicant, please contact the international office at [email protected] to be a fee assessed before you make an application. Application fees are non-refundable.
To qualify for the EU Rate of Fees, you must meet ONE of the following criteria:
- You are ordinarily resident in the EU and have received full-time post-primary education in the EU for 3 of the 5 years immediately preceding admission OR
- You are ordinarily resident in the EU and have worked full-time in the EU for 3 of the 5 years immediately preceding admission OR
- You hold a passport from an EU state and have received full-time education in the EU for 3 of the 5 years immediately preceding admission.
Please see the International Student Office Webpage
To be eligible for consideration for a programme, an applicant must possess the minimum entry requirements for that programme.
Selection for entry to TU Dublin programmes will be determined on the basis of examination score except in the case of programmes which involve suitability tests, interviews and other assessment procedures. Visit this link Suitability test section. All suitability tests/interviews/auditions/portfolio reviews etc will generally be carried out during the period March-May each year.