Institutes of Technology in Ireland

The following institutes are approved colleges for the purposes of the Fund:

Athlone Institute of Technology
Institute of Technology, Blanchardstown
Institute of Technology, Carlow
Cork Institute of Technology
Dublin Institute of Technology
Dundalk Institute of Technology
Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design & Technology
Galway - Mayo Institute of Technology
Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Limerick Institute of Technology
Institute of Technology, Sligo
Institute of Technology, Tallaght
Tipperary Institute
Institute of Technology, Tralee
Waterford Institute of Technology

Courses in the above institutions that fall into any of the following categories are approved courses under the Fund for Students with Disabilities:

  • Full-time undergraduate courses of not less than two years' duration
  • Full-time postgraduate courses of not less than one year's duration
  • A full-time undergraduate course of a minimum duration of one year which represents progression from a FETAC Level 5 qualification (formerly known as FETAC (NCVA) Level 2 qualification) and which leads to the award of a qualification of higher education standard following a terminal examination
  • A full-time undergraduate course of a minimum duration of one year which represents progression from a Level 7 (Ordinary Bachelor Degree or National Diploma) course to an ‘add-on’ Level 8 (Honours Bachelor Degree) course
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