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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:  4th July, 2019 from 06:00
Reply Date:  11th July, 2019 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:  1st August, 2019 from 06:00
Reply Date:  8th August, 2019 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 2019 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 (2002-2019) for consideration for entry to courses with a quota for QQI FET/FETAC applicants may also be included at this stage. Many courses have an entry route for applicants presenting QQI/FET but do not have a specific quota. These courses will be offering places in Round One.

Round One:
Offer Date:  19th August, 2019 from 06:00
Reply Date:  23rd August, 2019 by 17:15
Issue of main body of offers take place after Irish Leaving Certificate Examination results become available.

Round Two:
Offer Date:  28th August, 2019 from 10:00
Reply Date:  30th August, 2019 by 17:15

Round Three:
Offer Date:  6th September, 2019 from 06:00
Reply Date:  11th September, 2019 by 17:15
Available Places offers will be issued from Round Three.

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