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How to Apply – Athlone

TUS welcomes applications from people from every background and we endeavour to make the application process as seamless as possible. Please choose the category that applies to you from the list below and follow the advice outlined.

School Leaver applying to First Year

Application must be made through Central Applications Office:

Mature Student applying to First Year

Applicants are considered ‘mature’ once they are 23 years or over on 1 January in the year they wish to begin studying. Application must be made through CAO.

For further information, click here: CAO Guide for mature applicants

Applying with a QQI-FET/FETAC Level 5 Qualification

You will be applying through the CAO. For full information on individual programme requirements, please click here

Applying with a school qualification from an EU/EFTA Association country

Applications from EU citizens are made through CAO. The CAO will find a point score for you based on your results. For details on scoring, click here

International Students (Non-European Union)

Students applying to TUS from non-EU countries are warmly welcomed. You can apply directly to our International Office. For further information, click here

Applying for an add-on programme

Advanced Entry applications are made direct to TUS.

Click here for a list of Add-on Programmes

Click here to apply

Click here for application instructions

If you are NOT currently a TUS student, it is important to complete the application process by submitting all relevant supporting documentation, including detailed exam results to TUS.

Applying for year 2 or 3 of an ab-initio programme

If the programme you wish to apply for is not included please email