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Calendar of Tests / Interviews for various courses in 2020.

Notes:
  1. These dates may be amended. Please consult the official literature of the appropriate institution.
    All tests/interviews may not be mentioned on this list. For example, those for mature applicants are not included.
  2. In the case of some of the institutions, more than one date may be shown.
    The institution will assign a specific date to each student.
  3. Other test dates of note include:
    22nd February 2020 - HPAT - Undergraduate Entry to Medicine
    7th and 12th March 2020 - MSAP - For mature applicants to certain courses in UCD, UCC, UL and NUI Galway
    21st March 2020 - GAMSAT - Graduate Entry to Medicine
  4. Closing date for Mature Nursing applicants to register with PAS on publicjobs.ie:
    21st February 2020 (see `Interviews and Assessments` section of the 2020 CAO Handbook for further details).

Course
Code
Course Title Test / Interview Dates
AD101 First Year Art & Design (Common Entry,portfolio) NCAD Portfolio Submission Deadline: Friday 7th February 2020
For more information, see NCAD web site.
AD102 Graphic Design and Moving Image Design (portfolio) NCAD Portfolio Submission Deadline: Friday 7th February 2020
For more information, see NCAD web site.
AD103 Textile & Surface Design and Jewellery & Objects (portfolio) NCAD Portfolio Submission Deadline: Friday 7th February 2020
For more information, see NCAD web site.
AD202 Education & Design or Fine Art (Second Level Teaching,portfolio)) NCAD Portfolio Submission Deadline: Friday 7th February 2020
For more information, see NCAD web site.
AD204 Fine Art (portfolio) NCAD Portfolio Submission Deadline: Friday 7th February 2020
For more information, see NCAD web site.
AD211 Fashion Design (portfolio) NCAD Portfolio Submission Deadline: Friday 7th February 2020
For more information, see NCAD web site.
AD212 Product Design (portfolio) NCAD Portfolio Submission Deadline: Friday 7th February 2020
For more information, see NCAD web site.
AD217 Illustration (portfolio) NCAD Portfolio Submission Deadline: Friday 7th February 2020
For more information, see NCAD web site.
AD222 Interaction Design (portfolio) NCAD Portfolio Submission Deadline: Friday 7th February 2020
For more information, see NCAD web site.
AL763 Graphic Design (portfolio) Portfolio Presentation Dates:
11th to 13th March, 2020, inclusive

Applied Project Days:
11th to 13th March, 2020, inclusive
AL861 Animation and Illustration (portfolio) Portfolio Presentation Dates:
11th to 13th March, 2020, inclusive
AL863 Graphic and Digital Design (portfolio) Portfolio Presentation Dates:
11th to 13th March, 2020, inclusive

Applied Project Days:
11th to 13th March, 2020, inclusive
CK104 Arts with Music - 3 or 4 years (BMus or Chinese/European/Int`l Pathway) Music entrance exams are due to take place on the 4th, 17th, and
18th April 2020. Applicants will be called to attend the exam on
one of these dates automatically once the CAO application is made.
CK112 Theatre and Performative Practices - 3 or 4 years (Int`l Pathway) Entrance exam dates:
Fri 6th & Sat 7th March, 2020
Fri 3rd & Sat 4th April, 2020
Applicants will be called to attend the exam on one of these
dates automatically once the CAO application is made.
CM003 Oideachas - Bunmhúinteoireacht Trí Mheán na Gaeilge TEG (Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge) B1 application deadline: 31st
January 2020
TEG B1 Examination: 22nd February 2020.
For more information, see www.teg.ie/oid.
CM004 Oideachas - Bunmhúinteoireacht Trí Mheán na Gaeilge TEG (Teastas Eorpach na Gaeilge) B1 application deadline: 31st
January 2020
TEG B1 Examination: 22nd February 2020.
For more information, see www.teg.ie/oid.
DC014 BA in Jazz and Contemporary Music Performance (audition) The auditions for DC014 applicants will take place towards the end of March/early April. Applicants will be contacted and advised of the time and date of their audition.
DK771 Musical Theatre (audition) 30-31 March 2020 and 1-3 April 2020
DK860 Music (audition) 30-31 March 2020 and 1-3 April 2020
DL826 Visual Communication Design IADT Portfolio Assessment takes place from March 23rd - 27th 2020.
Applicants will be contacted via email and invited to attend on one of these dates once the CAO application is made.

As an alternative to Portfolio submission applicants may choose to attend a Project Day. Project Days will take place on 18th,19th,20th,22nd + 29th February 2020

For more information, see IADT web site.
DL827 Art IADT Portfolio Assessment takes place from March 23rd - 27th 2020.
Applicants will be contacted via email and invited to attend on one of these dates once the CAO application is made.

As an alternative to Portfolio submission applicants may choose to attend a Project Day. Project Days will take place on 18th,19th,20th,22nd + 29th February 2020

For more information, see IADT web site.
DL828 3D Design, Modelmaking and Digital Art IADT Portfolio Assessment takes place from March 23rd - 27th 2020.
Applicants will be contacted via email and invited to attend on one of these dates once the CAO application is made.

As an alternative to Portfolio submission applicants may choose to attend a Project Day. Project Days will take place on 18th,19th,20th,22nd + 29th February 2020

For more information, see IADT web site.
DL829 Design for Stage and Screen (Costume Design) IADT Portfolio Assessment takes place from March 23rd - 27th 2020.
Applicants will be contacted via email and invited to attend on one of these dates once the CAO application is made.

As an alternative to Portfolio submission applicants may choose to attend a Project Day. Project Days will take place on 18th,19th,20th,22nd + 29th February 2020

For more information, see IADT web site.
DL830 Design for Stage and Screen (Character Makeup Design) IADT Portfolio Assessment takes place from March 23rd - 27th 2020.
Applicants will be contacted via email and invited to attend on one of these dates once the CAO application is made.

As an alternative to Portfolio submission applicants may choose to attend a Project Day. Project Days will take place on 18th,19th,20th,22nd + 29th February 2020

For more information, see IADT web site.
DL831 Design for Stage and Screen (Production Design) IADT Portfolio Assessment takes place from March 23rd - 27th 2020.
Applicants will be contacted via email and invited to attend on one of these dates once the CAO application is made.

As an alternative to Portfolio submission applicants may choose to attend a Project Day. Project Days will take place on 18th,19th,20th,22nd + 29th February 2020

For more information, see IADT web site.
DL832 Animation IADT Portfolio Assessment takes place from March 23rd - 27th 2020.
Applicants will be contacted via email and invited to attend on one of these dates once the CAO application is made.

For more information, see IADT web site.
DL833 Photography IADT Portfolio Assessment takes place from March 23rd - 27th 2020.
Applicants will be contacted via email and invited to attend on one of these dates once the CAO application is made.

As an alternative to Portfolio submission applicants may choose to attend a Project Day. Project Days will take place on 18th,19th,20th,22nd + 29th February 2020

For more information, see IADT web site.
DL834 Film and Television Production IADT Portfolio Assessment takes place from March 23rd - 27th 2020.
Applicants will be contacted via email and invited to attend on one of these dates once the CAO application is made.

For more information, see IADT web site.
DL839 Interaction and User Experience Design IADT Portfolio Assessment takes place from March 23rd - 27th 2020.
Applicants will be contacted via email and invited to attend on one of these dates once the CAO application is made.

As an alternative to Portfolio submission applicants may choose to attend a Project Day. Project Days will take place on 18th,19th,20th,22nd + 29th February 2020

For more information, see IADT web site.
LC110 Art and Design (Common Entry, portfolio) Portfolio Assessments will commence on 2nd March, 2020.
LC114 Fashion and Textiles for Product and Costume (portfolio) Portfolio Assessments will commence on 2nd March, 2020.
LC115 Art and Design Teacher Education (portfolio) Portfolio Assessments will commence on 2nd March, 2020.
LC502 Game Art and Design (portfolio) Portfolio Assessments will commence on 2nd March, 2020.
LC506 Visual Effects for Film, TV and Animation (portfolio/interview) Portfolio Assessments will commence on 2nd March, 2020.
LC518 Digital Animation Production (portfolio) Portfolio Assessments will commence on 2nd March, 2020.
SG231 Fine Art Wed 11th March, Thurs 26th March, Fri 27th March and Fri 24th April, 2020
Portfolio clinic - Fri 7th February, 2020
SG244 Fine Art Wed 11th March, Thurs 26th March, Fri 27th March and Fri 24th April, 2020
Portfolio clinic - Fri 7th February, 2020
TR002 Music Entrance Test Saturday 28th March 2020
Interviews: Week commencing 20th April 2020 (tbc)
TR009 Music Education Entrance Test Saturday 28th March 2020
Interviews: Week commencing 20th April 2020 (tbc)
TR025 Drama and Theatre Studies Questionnaires will be sent to all applicants mid-March 2020
Interviews will take place during April/May 2020
TR093 General Nursing (Adelaide School of Nursing) An additional application form will be sent to all applicants in March by The Adelaide Hospital Society.
TR276 English Literature/Drama Studies Questionnaires will be sent to all applicants mid-March 2020.
Interviews will take place during April/May 2020.
TR311 Film/Drama Studies Questionnaires will be sent to all applicants mid-March 2020.
Interviews will take place during April/May 2020.
TR320 Film/Music Entrance Test Saturday 28th March 2020
Interviews: Week commencing 20th April 2020 (tbc)
TR323 Drama Studies/Modern Language Questionnaires will be sent to all applicants mid-March 2020.
Interviews will take place during April/May 2020.
TR564 Middle Eastern,Jewish and Islamic Civilisations/Music Entrance Test Saturday 28th March 2020
Interviews: Week commencing 20th April 2020 (tbc)
TR598 Mathematics/Music Entrance Test Saturday 28th March 2020
Interviews: Week commencing 20th April 2020 (tbc)
TR629 Music/Philosophy Entrance Test Saturday 28th March 2020
Interviews: Week commencing 20th April 2020 (tbc)
TR635 Music/Drama Studies Entrance Test(Music)Sat 28th March 2020
Interviews: Week commencing 20th April 2020 (tbc)
Questionnaires (Drama) will be sent mid-March 2020.
Interviews will take place during April/May 202
TR636 Music/Modern Language Entrance Test Saturday 28th March 2020
Interviews: Week commencing 20th April 2020 (tbc)
TR638 Music/Religion Entrance Test Saturday 28th March 2020
Interviews: Week commencing 20th April 2020 (tbc)
TR755 Sociology/Drama Studies Questionnaires will be sent to all applicants mid-March 2020.
Interviews will take place during April/May 2020.
TR802 Dental Hygiene Questionnaires will be sent to all applicants in April 2020
TR803 Dental Technology Questionnaires will be sent to all applicants in April 2020
TU795 Visual Merchandising and Display Portfolio submission - 3rd & 4th March 2020
For more information, see TU Dublin web site.
TU832 Architecture (Suitability Test and Interview) Suitability test - 14th-17th April.
All TU832 applicants will be written to and assigned a time slot.
More info

Interview with portfolio - 11th–15th May.
The TU832 admissions process requires applicants to sit a suitability test and attend an interview with portfolio prior to the LCE.
More info
TU973 Design - Visual Communication Portfolio submission - 3rd & 4th March 2020
For more information, see TU Dublin web site.
TU974 Fine Art Portfolio submission - 3rd & 4th March 2020
For more information, see TU Dublin web site.
TU975 Interior Design Portfolio submission - 3rd & 4th March 2020
For more information, see TU Dublin web site.
TU976 Photography Portfolio submission - 3rd & 4th March 2020
For more information, see TU Dublin web site.
WD027 Music Audition dates, 2020:
Saturday, 28th March
Monday, 30th March
Tuesday, 31st March
Wednesday, 1st April