FAQ

What documents do I need to upload with my online application?

All supporting documents MUST be either uploaded via the 'Application Status' from the online applications system (PAC) or posted to the Postgraduate Applications Centre, 1 Courthouse Square, Galway, Ireland.

  • Copies of official transcripts of results for all qualifications listed in your application. Original Transcripts will be requested at course registration in September.

  • Transcripts of results in languages other than English should be accompanied by a translation into English PLUS a copy of the original certificate indicating the award.

If I have not yet completed my course can I still apply?

It is expected that most students will apply before they have completed their final examinations. Such applications will be assessed on their previous results, and may be offered a conditional scholarship. Students who are offered a conditional scholarship must provide their final results and a copy of their diploma/full certified transcript by June 30th 2013, and will be notified within 10 working days of final acceptance if they meet the conditions or rejection of they do not.

What other information should I be aware regarding my application?

  • Information relating to individuals (personal data) is collected and used in accordance with Directive 95/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 October 1995 on "the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data"
  • The names of all successful candidates will be published on the course website

If my 3rd level qualification was taught and examined through English am I exempt from providing English Language Qualification Documentation?

All applicants who require a visa to study in France, Ireland or Scotland will be required to have an English Language Certificate for immigration purposes. It is a criteria of the Programme that applicants hold a English Language Competency Certificate i.e. IELTS, TOEFL PBT, TOEFL IBT, or PTE if English is not your native language.  The Certificate must be uploaded to PAC before the closing date for applications or your application will be considered incomplete.

What do I need to provide to show my English Language Competency (for non-native speakers of the English language)?

All applicants must provide written evidence of competency in the English language by the application deadline. Documentation should be forwarded/uploaded to PAC.

The list below outlines the minimum standards in English language which must be met for admission to the University.

Examination

Overall Level Required

(Note minimum levels in each exam component may be imposed.)

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