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DEFERRED ENTRY

This page contains information on the deferral process for FIRST YEAR entry, following an offer from CAO ONLY.

→ APPLYING FOR A DEFERRAL

→ TAKING UP YOUR DEFERRED PLACE

→ CONTACT ADMISSIONS

→ OTHER DEFERRALS

Applying For a Deferral  

This deferral process is for ONE YEAR ONLY.  

Applicants who request a deferral in order to take up another third level place in the CAO system will not be granted deferred entry.

Deferrals are at the discretion of the Head of Enrolment Planning and Admissions.

In order to avail of the facility, an applicant must first be offered a place through CAO and then take the following steps: 

  1. DO NOT ACCEPT the CAO offer in the manner shown on the Offer Notice.
  2. Complete the online application form below (titled "Applying for a Deferral").
  3. The online request must be received by the Admissions Office at least two days before the “Reply Date” shown on the CAO Offer Notice.

Note: The Admissions Office is not responsible for incorrect data entry by applicants. Applicants are advised to be mindful when completing the online form ensuring their details are correct.

↓ ↓ ONLINE APPLICATION FORM ↓ ↓

(Upon successful submission you'll receive an email acknowledgement from Google Forms) 

If the Deferral is granted

The applicant will be advised by email and a place on the course concerned will be reserved for him/her for the following year subject to the conditions they will receive by email (refer to “Taking up your Deferred place” below).

If the Deferral is not granted

The applicant will also be notified by email and may then accept the original CAO offer for the current year.

Taking up your Deferred Place

Conditions for applicants who are granted a deferral.

To avail of your place as a Deferred applicant, you are required to:

  • Submit an application to CAO for the deferred course by the 1st of February the following year
  • Include on this application the deferred course as the first and only preference
  • Advise the Admissions Office by completing the online form below (titled “Taking up your Deferred Place”)
  • The online form (below) must be completed by 30th April of the same year that the new application has been made. 
Applicants who do not follow the above instructions will have the Deferred place cancelled.

 

Note: The Admissions Office is not responsible for incorrect data entry by applicants. Applicants are advised to be mindful when completing the online form ensuring their details are correct.

↓ ↓ ONLINE APPLICATION FORM ↓ ↓

(Upon successful submission you'll receive an email acknowledgement from Google Forms)  

Contact Admissions

Admissions Office,
Dublin Institute of Technology,
Room RD002,
Rathdown House,
Grangegorman,
Dublin 7

T: (01) 220 5445
E: admissions@dit.ie 

Other Deferrals 

Current / Registered Student  Contact Student Services
Advanced Entry Deferrals Email advancedentry@dit.ie
Part Time Programmes Please contact the relevant School Administrator