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Offer Round Dates and Reply Dates

Click here to watch a short video resource about the CAO Offer and Acceptance Process.
Round A:
Offer Date:  6th July, 2017 from 06:00
Reply Date:  13th July, 2017 by 17:15
In early July a small number of offers of places may be issued to applicants such as:
  • deferred applicants
  • mature applicants
  • applicants who have completed an Access course
  • those who need to make visa arrangements before taking a place
Round Zero:
Offer Date:  3rd August, 2017 from 06:00
Reply Date:  10th August, 2017 by 17:15
In early August there will be an issue of offers of places which go to certain categories of applicant who are not competing with those awaiting 2018 examination results or who are assessed on other criteria, i.e. graduate entry medicine applicants, additional mature, deferred and Access applicants and applicants presenting QQI FET/FETAC (2002-2018) for consideration for entry to courses with a quota for QQI FET/FETAC applicants may also be included at this stage.

Round One:
Offer Date:  21st August, 2017 from 06:00
Reply Date:  28th August, 2017 by 17:15
Issue of main body of offers take place after Irish Leaving Certificate Examination results become available.

Round Two:
Offer Date:  31st August, 2017 from 06:00
Reply Date:  6th September, 2017 by 17:15
A second round of offers will be issued to fill any remaining vacancies.

After Round Two:
Offers will be issued as necessary until October to fill any vacancies which may arise.