Application Procedures 

School Leaver Applicants

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 44 of CAO Handbook 2014 or www.cao.ie). Application forms and the CAO Handbook 2016 are both supplied by the Central Applications Office (CAO), Tower House, Eglinton Street, Galway or from your Career Guidance Counsellor.

Mature Applicants

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.

Transfer Students

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.

EU Citizens

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.

Non-EU Applicants

Non-EU applicants should contact directly the International Admissions Office at Dublin Business School. Application fee to CAO.

There is a standard application fee of €45 made payable to CAO on submitting your CAO application form, or €40 if submitting an online application to www.cao.ie before the standard closing date. Late applications to CAO will be charged €70 for online and €90 for paper applications.

Fees

Please note that tuition fees apply to all courses at Dublin Business School. For details on programme fees please see enclosed Fee sheet or alternatively contact the Admissions Office on (01) 4177500.

Tax Relief

Tax relief is granted at the standard rate for full time approved courses of a two-year duration or more.

Contact

We are now accepting applications for programmes taking place in 2017. Contact our admissions team for more information

Email: admissions@dbs.ie
Phone: 01 417 7500
Opening times:
Monday to Friday: 8:45am to 5:15pm