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Calendar of Tests / Interviews for various courses in 2021.

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:
    February 2021 - HPAT - Undergraduate Entry to Medicine
    6th and 11th March 2021 - MSAP - For mature applicants to certain courses in UCD, UCC, UL and NUI Galway
    17th to 30th March 2021 - GAMSAT - Graduate Entry to Medicine

Course
Code
Course Title Test / Interview Dates
AD101 First Year Art and Design (Common Entry,portfolio) NCAD Portfolio Submission Deadline: Friday 5th February 2021
For more information, see NCAD web site.
AD102 Graphic Design and Moving Image Design (portfolio) NCAD Portfolio Submission Deadline: Friday 5th February 2021
For more information, see NCAD web site.
AD103 Textile and Surface Design and Jewellery and Objects (portfolio) NCAD Portfolio Submission Deadline: Friday 5th February 2021
For more information, see NCAD web site.
AD202 Education and Design or Fine Art (Second Level Teaching,portfolio)) NCAD Portfolio Submission Deadline: Friday 5th February 2021
For more information, see NCAD web site.
AD204 Fine Art (portfolio) NCAD Portfolio Submission Deadline: Friday 5th February 2021
For more information, see NCAD web site.
AD211 Fashion Design (portfolio) NCAD Portfolio Submission Deadline: Friday 5th February 2021
For more information, see NCAD web site.
AD212 Product Design (portfolio) NCAD Portfolio Submission Deadline: Friday 5th February 2021
For more information, see NCAD web site.
AD217 Illustration (portfolio) NCAD Portfolio Submission Deadline: Friday 5th February 2021
For more information, see NCAD web site.
AD222 Interaction Design (portfolio) NCAD Portfolio Submission Deadline: Friday 5th February 2021
For more information, see NCAD web site.
CK104 Arts with Music - 3 or 4 years (BMus or Chinese/European/Int`l Pathway) Entrance test application (written Q&A online form and video submission) will have to be submitted to the Music Department no later than 19th March, 2021
CK112 Theatre and Performative Practices - 3 or 4 years (Int`l Pathway) Fri 12th & Sat 13th March, 2021
Fri 9th & Sat 10th April, 2021
CR210 Contemporary Applied Art (Ceramics, Glass, Textiles) at CIT Crawford Portfolio submission: Instructions/Tips/Guidelines can be found >here<. Further information regarding submissions deadlines TBC.
CR220 Fine Art at CIT Crawford College of Art and Design Portfolio submission: Instructions/Tips/Guidelines can be found >here<. Further information regarding submissions deadlines TBC.
CR225 Photography with New Media at CIT Crawford College of Art and Design Portfolio submission: Instructions/Tips/Guidelines can be found >here<. Further information regarding submissions deadlines TBC.
CR600 Visual Communications at CIT Crawford College of Art and Design Portfolio submission: Instructions/Tips/Guidelines can be found >here<. Further information regarding submissions deadlines TBC.
DC009 Arts (Joint Honours) - Humanities There will be no music theory/aural test for this programme for 2021 entry for applicants interested in taking Music as a subject.
DC012 Post Primary Teacher Education - Religious Education and Music For 2021 entry, applicants will not be required to take a music assessment but they must have a H4 in Music or equivalent.
DC014 BA in Jazz and Contemporary Music Performance (audition) Auditions will take place on March 20th and 27th 2021 (standard CAO applications), and July 5th 2021 (late applicants and Non-EU students only).
GY261 Business Studies in International Hotel Management (interview) Interviews will be held in April and July 2021
GY262 Commerce in International Hotel Management (interview) Interviews will be held in April and July 2021
LC110 Art and Design (Common Entry, portfolio) LIT will send applicants a link in mid-February where they can easily upload images, digital files or videos and answer a few simple questions about their interests and what they have included.
LC114 Fashion and Textiles for Product and Costume (portfolio) LIT will send applicants a link in mid-February where they can easily upload images, digital files or videos and answer a few simple questions about their interests and what they have included.
LC115 Art and Design Teacher Education (portfolio) LIT will send applicants a link in mid-February where they can easily upload images, digital files or videos and answer a few simple questions about their interests and what they have included.
LC502 Game Art and Design (portfolio) LIT will send applicants a link in mid-February where they can easily upload images, digital files or videos and answer a few simple questions about their interests and what they have included.
LC506 Visual Effects for Film, TV and Animation (portfolio) LIT will send applicants a link in mid-February where they can easily upload images, digital files or videos and answer a few simple questions about their interests and what they have included.
LC518 Digital Animation Production (portfolio) LIT will send applicants a link in mid-February where they can easily upload images, digital files or videos and answer a few simple questions about their interests and what they have included.
LM076 Product Design and Technology (portfolio required) Portfolio Submission Deadline: Friday, 16th April 2021 (5pm)
For more information, see ‘ Entry Requirements’ section of portfolio guide.
LM103 Paramedic Studies (Full B/Provisional C1 Drivers Licence) Students must successfully complete Occupational Health Screening before they are fully accepted onto the programme. This is usually carried out within the 1st/2nd week of the 1st semester of 1st year
MH103 Music MH103 is a remote assessment - details will be sent to
applicants by the Department of Music in mid-March 2021.
TR002 Music There will be no entrance test or interview requirement in 2021.
TR025 Drama and Theatre Studies Applicants will be sent a questionnaire in mid-March 2021.
TR276 English Literature/Drama Studies Applicants will be sent a questionnaire in mid-March 2021.
TR311 Film/Drama Studies Applicants will be sent a questionnaire in mid-March 2021.
TR320 Film/Music There will be no entrance test or interview requirement in 2021.
TR323 Drama Studies/Modern Language Applicants will be sent a questionnaire in mid-March 2021.
TR564 Middle Eastern,Jewish and Islamic Civilisations/Music There will be no entrance test or interview requirement in 2021.
TR598 Mathematics/Music There will be no entrance test or interview requirement in 2021.
TR629 Music/Philosophy There will be no entrance test or interview requirement in 2021.
TR635 Music/Drama Studies There will be no entrance test or interview requirement in 2021.
Applicants will be sent a questionnaire in mid-March 2021.
TR636 Music/Modern Language There will be no entrance test or interview requirement in 2021.
TR638 Music/Religion There will be no entrance test or interview requirement in 2021.
TR802 Dental Hygiene Applicants will be sent a questionnaire in early April 2021.
TR803 Dental Technology Applicants will be sent a questionnaire in early April 2021.
TU795 Visual Merchandising and Display Tuesday 2nd & Wednesday 3rd March
9.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 3.30pm on both days.
TU961 Commercial Modern Music (BIMM - assessment/audition) There is an assessment/audition requirement
TU962 Drama (Performance, audition) Must attend an audition/interview in March/April.
TU963 Music (audition) Must attend an audition/interview in March/April.
TU973 Design - Visual Communication (portfolio) Tuesday 2nd & Wednesday 3rd March
9.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 3.30pm on both days.
TU974 Fine Art (portfolio) Tuesday 2nd & Wednesday 3rd March
9.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 3.30pm on both days.
TU975 Interior Design (portfolio) Tuesday 2nd & Wednesday 3rd March
9.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 3.30pm on both days.
TU976 Photography (portfolio) Tuesday 2nd & Wednesday 3rd March
9.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 3.30pm on both days.
WD027 Music (CAO application submitted before 1st Feb, 2021)
Submit an audition video by Friday, 23rd April, 2020 or attend for audition by Zoom between Wednesday, 21st April and Saturday, 24th April 2021