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Important information for CAO applicants re. offers/available places/deferrals/registration and fees

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21/08/2017 09:17:29

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The listing of the Round One minimum points required for entry to ITB courses in September 2017, with the 2016 comparison where applicable, is attached here

Round Two offers
Round Two offers will be made by the CAO on Thursday 31st August available online from 6am. ITB will only make Round 2 offers on "Available Places" courses (BN013, BN015, BN016, BN021, BN022 and BN025) as detailed below. Previously published points in an earlier round of offers should not be taken as an indication of the points required for entry to Available Places/Vacant Places. Only applications made before 11am on Monday 28th August are considered for offers in Round Two.

Round 2 offers can be accepted via CAO until Wednesday 6th September - please follow all instructions on the CAO website and on the offer notice Click here

If you have any queries relating to acceptance of offers, deferrals, late acceptances, registration please contact registration@itb.ie or Martina Vahey (01) 8851320 or Noeleen Johnson (01) 8851133 in the Admissions Office.

Proof of Offer
Your CAO offer notice constitutes "proof of offer" and should be used where requested by a third party. ITB cannot issue letters in this regard.

 

 

Registration and Induction
If you have received an offer from ITB in Round 1 your registration letter will be posted out to you by 1st September. This registration letter will include the following important information:
a) how to register online and your user ID for logging in
b) how to pay your fees
c) student induction schedule
If you have received an offer in Round 2 or later rounds, you will receive an email from registration@itb.ie

This information is also available on the Institute website Click here

Student induction and registration will take place from Tuesday 5th September to Friday 8th September on campus. Attendance is compulsory.

Post Round Two : If you have not received an offer but do meet the minimum entry requirements
ITB now has five Level 7 courses listed below on the Available Places course list on the CAO Click here

BN013 Computing (Information Technology)
BN015 Engineering (Common 1st Year)
BN016 Business (Common 1st Year)
BN022 Horticulture
BN025 Community & Youth Development

New applicants can apply for entry to these available place courses from via the CAO website.
You need to make your application before 11am on Monday 4th September in order to be considered for offers in Round Three.

 

 

For BN013, BN015, BN016 and BN025 the Institute will only accept applications from mature applicants (i.e. applicants who are over 23 on 01/01/2017) who meet the minimum entry requirements through a Leaving Certificate or FETAC/QQI award, copies of which must be sent to the CAO immediately. Applications from mature applicants to BN013, BN015, BN016 and BN025 who do not meet the minimum entry requirements through a Leaving Certificate or FETAC/QQI award cannot be accepted.

For BN022 Horticulture the Institute will accept applications from mature applicants (i.e. applicants who are over 23 on 01/01/2017) as well as from applicants who meet the minimum entry requirements through a Leaving Certificate or FETAC/QQI award. Mature applicants to BN022 Horticulture must provide a 250 word personal statement describing your interest in and preparation for this course to Noeleen.Johnson@itb.ie by 5pm on Monday 28th August.

If you have any queries regarding these places please contact our Marketing Team at (01) 885 1530 or info@itb.ie
Detailed information on Available Place Applications can be found on the CAO website Click here

 

 

Minimum entry requirements
a) For Level 6/7 courses, Leaving Certificate applicants will require a grade O6/H7 in five subjects; these must include Maths and English or Irish.
b) For Level 8 courses applicants will require a H5 in any two higher level subjects and a O6/H7 in four other subjects; these subjects must include Maths and English or Irish.
c) Foundation level mathematics will meet the minimum entry requirement for Non Computing and Engineering courses where a grade F2 or higher is achieved.
d) If you have failed Mathematics or English you do not meet the minimum entry requirements. However a grade H7 in Leaving Certificate Mathematics at Higher Level counts as a subject towards the five passes for certain courses at ITB (please refer to the minimum entry requirements specific to each course you have applied). The Mathematics minimum entry requirement for Engineering and Computing courses is a Grade O6.

Fee payment
Information on Fees and Grants is available on the Institute website Click here or on www.studentfinance.ie or on www.susi.ie

If you have applied for a Student Grant through SUSI you are not required to make payment at this time pending a decision on your application. You are required to submit your SUSI (W...) Reference number when completing your Online Registration.

If you have received notification that you will receive a Grant for the academic year 2017/2018 you are exempt from paying all or part of the Student Contribution fee of Euro3,000 (depending on the level of your award) and you are required to submit your SUSI (W..) Reference number when completing your Online Registration.

If you are not eligible for a grant the Student Contribution fee maybe paid in two instalments (i.e. first instalment by date of registration in September 2017 and second instalment by 31st January 2018).

 

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