International Student Office at Dublin Institute of Technology
FAQ After You've Applied
DIT treat all applicants equally. If you make an application you will be assessed on a number of criteria;
- Do you have the required level of proficiency in English as per the published entry requirement?
- If English is not your native language then you must present a certificate of proficiency in English language
- If your post-priamry or university education was through English then you must include with your application a letter from your school/university stating that it was through the medium of English
- Does your academic record meet the entry requirements for the specific programme
- We will look at your high shool/university transcripts and determine if they meet the entry requirements for your specific programme
- International comparissions are made using Qualrec and Naric
- In some cases we will consider non-traditional learning under our Recognition of Prior Learning policy. This is done by exception and can be a lengthy process.
- In some instances Programme Chairs may supliment the transcripts with a formal interview
Persons in posession of a non-resident permit (Stamp 2) may not apply for part time programmes, under DIT's policies. In general, this means that passport holders from non-EEA countries cannot apply for part time programmes of study.
International Student Office
Dublin Institute of Technology
143-149 Rathmines Road
Dublin 6, Ireland
Telephone: + 353 1 402 3435/3438
Fax: +353 1 402 7533
General Enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
Undergraduate Enquiries: email@example.com
Postgraduate Enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Erasmus Coordinator||India Coordinator||China Coordinator|
The International Student Office provides information, advice and assistance to international students on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes from the time of their initial enquiry and throughout their studies at DIT.
The office processes applications from international applicants, issues offer letters, provides the student with support documentation from DIT when applying for the study visa, organises the student orientation programmes and provides a range of other supports for international students.
International applicants will only be accepted through the online application system;
To make an application you should have the following scanned items ready;
- English language proficiency certificate (no more than 12 months old)
- Certified English translations of your high-school/university awards
- Photograph page from current valid passport
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|Entry in January, 2013||14th of December, 2012||CURRENTLY OPEN|
International students at DIT may be sponsored by their own government or through other International Scholarship Programmes. In most cases applications should be made through the Ministry of Education and/or Scholarship Agency in the student’s home country at the time of or prior to applying to DIT.
Applicants may also contact the Irish Embassy in their home country for information on the sources of possible funding.Government of Ireland International Scholarships. Students wishing to obtain information about scholarships offered by the Irish Government should address their inquiries to the International Section, Training College Building, Department of Education and Science, Marlborough Street, Dublin 1.
DIT hosts a number of PhD scholarships under the Government of Ireland Scholarship Programme.
The international tuition fees for the academic year 2012/13 range from €9,150 to €19,080. Full details are available here.
The international tuition fee covers the following;
- tuition fee for the academic year
- examination fee
- student services fee
- private medical insurance
In addition, students have full access to other services within DIT such as Library, IT, Student's Union etc.
An individual student paying the international student fee will not be subject to an increase of this rate during the duration of their current programme at DIT subject to certain conditions as outlined our International Student Fee Policy.
The only circumstance in which the international fee is refunded to a student is if the student is refused a student visa. Documentary evidence of the refusal must be provided to the International Student Office and the fee minus an administrative fee of €100 will be reimbursed to the student.
Apart from tuition fees it is estimated that the cost of living in Dublin for one year is approximately €8,000—€10,000.
The student must meet Ireland’s immigration requirements in order to reside and study in Ireland. Please contact your local Irish Embassy or Consulate in the country you are residing in or contact the Department of Foreign Affairs in Ireland. You will be required to have accepted an offer of a recognized programme of study in Ireland and to have a receipt of payment letter from DIT before you can begin the process of applying for your visa overseas to study in Ireland.