Eligibility to Apply
The university welcomes applications from candidates who have completed studies at higher level at another institution and who wish to transfer onto a degree programme at DCU. To qualify for consideration, an applicant must:
- Have completed or be about to complete a National Certificate/ National Diploma or Higher National Diploma course at another institution. In all cases, the applicant's studies must have been in a similar or related subject to the course to which they are applying. Specific transfer entry requirements may be reviewed in the DCU prospectus or the DCU website, https://www.dcu.ie/studentrecruitment/undergraduate-listing.shtml.
- Have completed or about to complete one year of study on a degree course. It is NOT necessary for the candidate to have studied in a similar or related subject to the course to which they are applying. The point of entry on the degree course and any additional exemptions awarded will depend on the extent of the overlap of the candidate's studies to date with the content of the degree course to which they are applying.
The transfer route in to DCU is very competitive. Not all programmes offer a transfer route, but for those that do, the transfer guideline can be found using the following link, http://www.dcu.ie/prospective/degrees.php?prog_type=under. Each programme page gives details on programme content, entry requirements and how to apply to that particular programme. Transfers will depend on the number of places available, the content overlap of the programmes, your performance on your current programme and competition for places in the year you apply. Transfers are usually only to first year, unless otherwise specified in progarmme guidelines.
How to Apply
Applications should be sent directly to DCU by 1st July and the form can be found here, http://www.dcu.ie/sites/default/files/registry/pdfs/R10_undergraduate_application.pdf.