Application for first year full-time QQI programmes in the college is through the CAO System. The CAO system applies only to applications for first year admissions to undergraduate full-time day programmes described in the prospectus, which have a CAO Course code (See page 39 of CAO Handbook or cao.ie).
Application forms and the CAO Handbook 2021 are both supplied by the Central Applications Office (CAO), Tower House, Eglinton Street, Galway or from your Career Guidance Counsellor.
QQI Awarded Programmes
If you are over 23 years of age on the 1st of January on the year of admission and do not meet the minimum entry requirements, you may apply as a Mature Student. Mature students should apply directly to the Admissions Office at Dublin Business School. Mature students are assessed on the basis of age, work experience, general education standard, motivation and commitment to the programme for which they are applying. Please forward documentation such as any relevant transcripts, a CV or any other related documentation to the Admissions Office. Proof of age such as a copy of driver’s licence or passport must also be submitted.
Students holding a relevant Certificate, Diploma or other relevant third level qualification may qualify for entry to the second or third year of degree programme. Transfer applications to the second or third year full-time programmes are to be made directly to the college. Students should send copies of their examination transcripts and other relevant documentation along with their application form (available from the School / College) to the Admissions Office at Dublin Business School. Click here for more about Transfer Students.
A European (EU) Application is one made by a person:
(a) who is permanently a resident in one of the member states of the European Union and/or&
(b) who will have received full-time second level education, for three of the five years immediately before the date of proposed admission, in member states.
Early applicants to CAO can benefit from a reduced fee of €30 for early online applications. There is a standard application fee of €45 made payable to CAO on submitting your CAO application form or online application to www.cao.ie before the normal closing date. Late applicants will be charged €90 for paper applications and €60 for online applications.
Non-EU applicants should contact directly the International Admissions Office at Dublin Business School.
Application fee to CAO.
Please note that tuition fees apply to all courses at Dublin Business School. For details on programme fees please contact the Admissions Office on (01) 4177500.
Tax relief is granted at the standard rate for full time approved courses of a two-year duration or more.
We are now accepting applications for programmes taking place in 2021. Contact our admissions team for more information
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