Applying as an International Student
You can apply either directly to the International Office at the Dundalk Institute of Technology or through one of our appointed agents, using the Application Form for International Students. Each application must be accompanied by certified evidence of all relevant qualifications held to date including evidence of proficiency in English.
All applications should be forwarded to:
The International Office
Dundalk Institute of Technology
If your application is successful, you will receive an initial letter of offer either directly or through the offices of the agency.
You must then pay the fees for the first year of the programme in full and also pay for health insurance. Once your fees have been lodged in full to the DKIT account, a final letter of offer will be issued. You will need this letter in order to apply for a student visa. Visa applications are made to your local Irish Embassy or Consulate or to the Department of Justice in Ireland. If your visa application is refused DKIT will refund your fee in full. appointed agent.
English Language Requirements
English requirements for applicants who want to apply to DKIT
If you are interested in studying in DKIT, you need to meet the entry requirements for the program for which you want to apply. Each application must be accompanied by certified evidence of all relevant qualifications held to date including evidence of proficiency in English.
English Requirements are:
- Grade B2 equivalent on CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
- have achieved the following grades in IELTS (or internationally-recognised equivalent English exam):
|Foundation English||IELTS 4.5|
|Pre-Sessional Foundation English||IELTS 5.0|
|Bachelor (Ordinary) Degree (Level 7)||IELTS 5.5|
|Bachelor (Honours) Degree (Level 8)||IELTS 6.0|
* Where an applicant demonstrates evidence of having attained his/her Bachelor Degree through instruction in the English language, a grade of 6.0 may be accepted for admission to a STEM programme.
For general enquiries about applying to DkIT as an International Student, please contact: