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TAP Foundation Course for Mature Students

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Course Provider:
Location:
Dublin City Centre
Attendance Options:
Full time, Daytime
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Entry Requirements

Eligibility
To be eligible for this course you must:
• demonstrate a real desire to pursue a third-level course and the ability to do so
• be 23 years of age or older on 1st January of the year you apply
• be resident in Ireland
• come from socio-economic background(s) under-represented in third-level education
• be eligible for the Government Free Fees Scheme
• submit evidence of your English language proficiency, if English is not your first language

Please note:
• There are no standard educational requirements such as the Leaving Certificate or an aptitude test
• One place is reserved each year for an applicant from the Traveller Community who meets the above criteria and who scores 30 or over at interview
• One place is reserved each year for an applicant who is a care leaver, meets the course criteria and scores 30 or over at interview.

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Further information

Applications will close on March 28 2023.

Applicants for the Foundation Course for Mature Students may apply online from mid-November. You may also apply for the University Access Courses which Trinity College runs in partnership with Pearse College and Plunket College on this application form. The closing date for receipt of applications is March 28th. Students are not required to apply to the Central Applications Office. Apply online, find out more or download application guidelines at www.tcd.ie/Trinity_Access/prospective/access/mature.php

Alternatively phone +353 1 896 2751.

How do I apply?
• Complete the online application form
• Include a short essay with your online application (maximum 550 words), about any topic that is currently in the news that you are interested in writing about.
• Share link to the online referee forms with two referees.
• Attend an interview if we invite you to do so.
• Use the Application Guidebook to help you with your application and any questions you have
• See more information on the Privacy Statement of Trinity College Dublin

For further information on the course and the application process please come to our Information Morning on March 8th. For updates on this event please refer to our webpage in January.

This one-year course prepares mature students (EU students who are over 23 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.

Phone +353 1 896 2751

Course Provider:
Location:
Dublin City Centre
Attendance Options:
Full time, Daytime
Apply to:
Course provider