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Offer Round Dates and Reply Dates

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Round A:
Offer Date:  7th July, 2021 from 10:00
Reply Date:  13th July, 2021 by 15:00
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:  5th August, 2021 from 10:00
Reply Date:  10th August, 2021 by 15:00
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 2021 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 (2002-2021) 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:  7th September, 2021 from 14:00
Reply Date:  13th September, 2021 by 15:00
Issue of main body of offers take place after Irish Leaving Certificate Examination results become available.

Round Two:
Offer Date:  20th September, 2021 from 10:00
Reply Date:  22nd September, 2021 by 15:00

Round Three:
Offer Date:  28th September, 2021 from 10:00
Reply Date:  30th September, 2021 by 15:00

Round Four:
Offer Date:  5th October, 2021 from 10:00
Reply Date:  7th October, 2021 by 15:00

Round Five:
Offer Date:  12th October, 2021 from 10:00
Reply Date:  14th October, 2021 by 15:00