Entry Rquirements & How to Apply
Irish and EU students
Students with appropriate FETAC (Level 5) qualifications and modules, with a minimum of distinctions in five modules, can be admitted on a competitive basis to the following Degree programmes at Trinity College Dublin. It is expected that there will be approximately 7 places in total available across the programmes for applicants presenting FETAC qualifications.
Trinity Access Programme
These are one-year, full-time courses that prepare young adults and mature students to go on and study at degree level in Trinity. There are three routes a
Three application routes are available:
Higher Education Access Route (HEAR)Places are available for Leaving Certificate pupils from schools affiliated to third level access programmes.
TAP foundation course for young adultsThis one-year course aims to equip students with the skills they will need to benefit from and participate in a third-level education course. It is open to Leaving Certificate pupils from schools affiliated to third level access
TAP foundation course for mature studentsThis one-year course prepares mature students (EU students who are over twenty three years of age on 1 January of the proposed year of entry) for entry to undergraduate studies at Trinity College and other third-level institutions.
DARE Scheme - Disability Access Route to Education (DARE).Trinity has a supplementary application procedure in place for students from non-traditional learning backgrounds, which includes students with disabilities. DARE is a third level admissions scheme for school leavers who have a disability or specific learning difficulty.
Further information is available on the Admissions Office website.