Access Foundation Programme

TU Dublin - City Campus


Course Name Access Foundation Programme
Course Provider TU Dublin - City Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code APFC
Course Type Higher Education Direct Entry
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Foundation Certificate TU Dublin None
Apply To Course provider
Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Application process
Applicants apply directly to the DIT by way of a paper application form. Applicants are screened for eligibility and suitability. Applicants successful at this stage are called for interview. Offers are made to candidates based on the application form and interview.
Duration 1 year

Location: Mountjoy Square
Entry Requirements

Expand+Candidates are assessed for their academic suitability for the programme. The following are considered:

1.Educational experience and qualifications. Particular emphasis is paid to educational experiences over the last 5 years. Applicants should de...

Number of Places 150 places (approximately)
Course Fee Fees and Grants

The Access Foundation Programme is FREE for participants. Students on the programme are not eligible for the SUSI grant. Students in receipt of a qualifying social welfare payment may be eligible for the Back to Education Allowance.
Interview Yes
Application Date How to apply for a place?

Applicants apply directly to the TU Dublin by way of a paper application form. Applicants are shortlisted based on eligibility and suitability and shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview. Offers are made to candidates based on the application form and interview. Deadline for application is 24th May.
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Course Content

Expand+The Access Foundation Programme is a one year full-time preparation for higher education programme at TU Dublin City Campus. The programme prepares students personally and academically to pursue undergraduate programmes at TU Dublin City Campus. It ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Semester One & Semester Two

Core Modules (compulsory)
•Introduction to Higher Education
•Applied Writing
•Study Skills (Semester 1)/ Research Skills (Semester 2)
•Information Technology
•Mathematics - Students tak...

Comment Location: Mountjoy Square.
Careers or Further Progression How do students progress into undergraduate programmes?

Students who successfully complete the programme will be offered a place on an appropriate undergraduate course at TU Dublin through a facilitated entry process. We will offer guidance and support during the year to help students to identify suitable undergraduate options at TU Dublin
Further Enquiries Please contact Johanna King, Access Foundation Programme Co-ordinator.
T: (01) 402 4222
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