Arts and Humanities courses include subjects like Anthropology, Philosophy, Literature, History, Languages, Creative Arts, Media, Communications, Theology and Religion. Other courses such as social science also focus broadly on humanities albeit taking a more scientific approach. Humanities courses focus on human culture, context and achievement. This encompasses large tracts of history and a wide range […]
The table below outlines the key dates for CAO application and shows you when you need to have your applications made by and when you can expect offers to be made by the colleges.. 20th January (17:15) Apply online by this date to avail of the discounted application fee of €30. 1st February (17:15) Normal […]
CAO Points System
CAO Points System The CAO awards points to students based on their achievements in the Leaving Certificate examination.
HEAR Application Scheme
The Higher Education Access Route (HEAR) is an admissions scheme for students from socially disadvantaged backgrounds. The scheme aims to improve access to college for school-leavers from socio-economic backgrounds that are under-represented in third-level education. Under the HEAR scheme a number of third-level places are allocated to school-leavers on a reduced points basis. To be […]
Restricted Entry CAO Courses
Restricted entry courses are courses that must be included on the initial CAO application and cannot be added after the February 1 closing date (excluding Medicine which has an earlier deadline of January 20th to allow for the taking of the HPAT test).
CAO College List View a full list of Ireland’s CAO Colleges below along with links to their websites.. CAO College Listings on Colleges.ie – www.colleges.ie/cao-colleges.html American College Dublin Athlone Institute of Technology Carlow College Church of Ireland College College of Computer Training Cork Institute of Technology Dorset College Dublin Business School & DBS School of […]
CAO Course Listings
CAO Courses in Ireland are offered in a wide range of categories. Below is a list of third level courses categorised by subject area. Arts and Humanities Built Environment Business | Accounting Childcare Corporate Training Crafts Education Electronics Engineering Environmental Financial Fitness and Health Hair and Beauty Health and Safety Horticulture | Landscaping […]
Choosing a CAO College
Putting CAO colleges under the spotlight Yes, there are rankings for Irish Universities, but like any chart rankings – sometimes the gems don’t make it to the top.
CAO Change of Mind Options
When the leaving cert exams finish, the dog-eared books full of highlighter marks that have been many student’s constant companions for the past year, will be stuffed away into cupboards to gather dust. Notes will be thrown out and pencil cases that had been crammed with lots of spare pens and tippex for the exams […]
So you have accepted your chosen college course and it’s time to finally make the big move & set off in search of accommodation for the year ahead. Moving out of home can be a daunting task for many students and it is very important to find a good place to live now that you […]