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Undergraduate CAO

Welcome to our CAO Hub with all the information you need to know about DkIT courses, college life, hints & tips on the CAO process and much more! Find out what makes Dundalk Institute of Technology your best choice for undergraduate study.

Make Your Future at DkIT

We specialise in career-focused teaching and learning. Our degree programmes are developed in conjunction with industry, ensuring you develop skills that are sought after by employers.

Our graduates are skilled, creative and motivated, ready to excel in organisations and companies throughout the region and beyond.

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New Courses for 2024

DkIT is delighted to launch a range of new and exciting Level 7 and Level 8 Undergraduate courses for September 2024 entry.

Please see below a list of our new courses for 2024 and if you would like more information about any of the courses please contact the email address for that course.

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Undergraduate Prospectus

View or download our current undergraduate prospectus to discover our range of courses.

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Open Days

Open Days at DkIT allow you to discover the Institute, learn more about going to college, immerse yourself in campus life, meet lecturers and current students, and find out more about what programmes are on offer and the facilities which exist in DkIT.

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Studio Stories

A collection of episodes that contain interviews with current and past DkIT students, academic leaders within DkIT, CEO's of international companies and insights from a range of industry professionals.


Add-On Courses

An add-on degree allows you to convert your existing qualifications into a full degree in one year.

It is equivalent to the final year of undergraduate study, and usually takes one year to complete. 

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Applying from Northern Ireland/UK

All the information you need on how to apply to CAO first year undergraduate entry at DkIT for applicants from Northern Ireland or the UK.

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Your Campus

Our compact campus offers the best of both worlds. Packed with excellent facilities and services, our beautiful green campus is within easy reach of the bustling town centre of Dundalk, not to mention the island of Ireland’s 2 major cities.

1st Year CAO Entry Requirements

Entry requirements will vary depending on your chosen course, please refer to the individual course page for detailed entry requirements.

Mature Applications

Mature Applicants

All applicants, including mature applicants, must apply to the CAO by 1st February. DkIT reserves a minimum of 20% of first year places on all programme for mature applicants who are academically prepared.

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Preparing For Your Career

DkIT’s Careers & Employability Centre works to ensure that graduates of DkIT are self-aware, self-resourceful and work ready.

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Study Abroad Opportunities

We encourage and support students to study or undertake work placement abroad in one of our partner universities and Institutes elsewhere in the EU.

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Sports and Societies

At DkIT we have a vibrant selection of 60+ clubs and societies to suit everyone’s tastes. From GAA, soccer, fencing and rugby to circus arts, comics, yoga, fashion, dance groups and photography.

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Have a question about CAO? Find out how to contact us via email, phone or meet face-to-face.

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