global pickInternational Bridging Programmes - DT5000/ DT5001

The International Bridging Programme at Dublin Institute of Technology is a 12 week, intensive programme developed especially for international students who need further English language preparation to progress to their undergraduate, postgraduate or PhD studies at DIT. If you have already met the academic requirements for direct entry and just need to further improve your English, it is the ideal pathway for you.

There are international bridging programmes for undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD preparation. The IELTS entry requirement is 0.5 of a band less than the direct entry requirement. This is overall 5.5 for most programmes. Upon successful completion of the programme you are guaranteed a place on your destination programme of choice. No further IELTS is required.

For more information, please click on the links below

  • This is your first step toward gaining a degree in Ireland.

  • You are guaranteed entry to your undergraduate programme upon successful completion of the Undergraduate Bridging Programme. No further IELTS test is required.

  • It makes the transition to third level education in Ireland much easier.

  • It provides a supportive learning environment.

  • You will have full access to DIT facilities and support services.

  • The campus is located in Dublin city centre.

  • You will be taught by highly qualified and very experienced academics and English language tutors.

  • There are ample opportunities for practising English and working in groups

  • The class sizes are small to ensure maximum support and attention from lecturers

  • Learning will involve many different styles of teaching such as lectures, tutorials, workshops, cultural trips and online learning

  • You will learn how to take control of your own learning and will reflect on your learning experience throughout the programme

You will study the following modules

  • English for Academic Writing & Reading

  • Communicative Competence in English

  • Introduction to Higher Education

You will learn how to

  • Work successfully in groups

  • Study and research independently

  • Communicate effectively with fellow students and lecturing staff

  • Write academic essays and reports

  • Give presentations

  • Manage your study and leisure time

  • Work more effectively using information technology

  • Understand and apply basic concepts of your chosen discipline

You will be assessed regularly throughout the programme through continuous assessment and homework assignments. This is used to monitor your progress throughout the programme. You will also be required to complete a number of final assessments for each of your modules.

Attendance and participation in all classes are compulsory and necessary for success. Also, due to immigration rules we are required to keep attendance records for all students.

‌‌‌‌‌‌‌Undergraduate Bridging Programme (DT5000)

  • Fee is €3,500

  • This programme commences in June and ends the beginning September, you will then commence your UG studies

  • Please click the link below to complete the application process, you will need to upload a copy of your academic transcripts, IELTS / TOEFL results and passport photo page.

Apply for UG Bridging Programme

 

Postgraduate Bridging Programme (DT5001)

  • Fee is €3,500

  • Depending on when your PG starts, you can commence this programme in June or September

  • Please click the link below to complete the application process, you will need to upload a copy of your academic transcripts, IELTS / TOEFL results and passport photo page.

Apply for PG Bridging Programme

 

PhD Bridging Programme (DT5001)

  • Fee is €3,500

  • Depending on when your PhD starts, you can commence this programme in June , September or January

  • Please click the link below to complete the application process, you will need to upload a copy of your academic transcripts, IELTS / TOEFL results and passport photo page.

Apply for PhD Bridging Programme 

 

You can download the International Bridging Brochures here

Undergraduate Bridging Brochure , Postgraduate Bridging Brochure PhD Bridging Brochure