There is an acute shortage of engineering professionals in Ireland and the sector is enjoying a period of growth. All mature applicants will be interviewed. Each mature application is considered on an individual basis and applicants may be invited to attend an interview in May of each year. The precarious nature of this job and the rapid change this sector is undergoing may explain the drop-off in interest here. Take a look at the range of courses on offer in UCD. However, the number of applications may still increase as the late application process will be open with restrictions until 1 st May.
Further information about assessment requirements available on the Course Finder. Repeating the Leaving Cert. Mature applicants are not required to meet either the minimum academic matriculation requirements or the competitive academic entry level Leaving Certificate points. To make this choice it is essential that you spend some time investigating and researching potential degrees. Restricted courses may not be added during the Change of Mind period however.
However, Ms Keleghan says the Late Applications facility - which opens in March - may be too late for some people. They are also eligible to apply for maintenance grants, and some may be eligible for allowances such as the Back to Education allowance. Most applicants do not require any courses to be listed on their application by the deadline. The CAO assessed and interviewed these potential mature students. What did the Romans do? Part-time study is also an option.
More From The Irish Examiner. Its not easy to get places these days. Mature applicants are particularly welcome to a dedicated session. The Assessment Test will likely be a computer-based assessment as it was for the exam. There is an acute shortage of engineering professionals in Ireland and the sector is enjoying a period of growth.