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 DT6522 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
Entry Requirements

Expand+This programme is designed specifically for applicants who have experienced socio-economic disadvantage and/ or educational disadvantage. Each candidate is screened at the short-listing stage to determine eligibility for the programme. For a full lis...

Number of Places 150 places (approximately)
Course Fee 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 EU/Non-EU Applications for most programmes must be made by close of business on 30th June 2019.
Application Weblink Web Page - Click Here
Course Content

Expand+What is the Access Foundation Programme?
The Access Foundation Programme is a one year full-time preparation for higher education programmes at DIT. The programme prepares students personally and academically to pursue undergraduate programmes at DI...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Year One
Semester 1:
Core Modules (compulsory):
• Introduction to Higher Education
• Applied Writing
• Communications
• Study Skills
• Information Technology
• Mathematics

Optional Modules (choose 2):
• Introduction to Humanities...

Comment Location: Mountjoy Square.
Careers or Further Progression How do students progress into undergraduate programmes?
Students who have successfully completed the programme are guaranteed an offer of one of their DIT CAO undergraduate course choices.
Further Enquiries Tel: 01 402 7611 (Bobby Maher - Programme Co-ordinator)