Whatever stage you’re at, the right postgraduate programme will give you an edge in the employment market. You might be planning to take time out of your career or you may be just completing your primary degree. Across a range of disciplines, DIT is committed to giving you the complete postgraduate experience. Wherever you need to go, we’ll help you get there.
Our commitment to industry placements and our focus on practice has ensured so many of our master’s graduates have carved out successful careers in their chosen field. DIT is ranked in the top 4% of universities worldwide.
From state-of-the-art lecture theatres to purpose-built labs and engineering workshops, you’re assured of an excellent learning environment with great facilities.
Studying at DIT ensures you’ll be right at the heart of Dublin City. For you, this means easy access to many forms of public transport bringing you to our new campus in Grangegorman and existing sites in Aungier St, Kevin St, Bolton St and Cathal Brugha St.
Experience and Expertise
Our teaching staff has the industry experience to deliver real insight into your subjects and the expertise to ensure you get the best from your programme of study. Our lecturers and tutors are also solidly committed to undertaking research and innovation in their chosen disciplines.
DIT has built on its research strengths in key thematic areas producing quality research and graduating research students of the highest calibre. Funded opportunities are sometimes available for students and / or researchers to work alongside experts in these fields and will be advertised here. Students may also apply for national and international funding or fund themselves in the pursuit of a postgraduate degree.
For all you need to know about our research programmes, including student handbooks, forms and Graduate Research Regulations click here
How to apply for your postgraduate course
Now that you know what course you’d like to study, you can start your application. Using our online facility, we’ll make it as easy as possible for you.
What you’ll need
Before starting your online application, please ensure that you have as many supporting documents as possible available to upload to your application.
If you have studied abroad, or are applying from another EU country, you will need to provide clear, legible, colour, scanned images of the following document originals:
Keep in mind that all of the above documents must be scanned originals and must bear the appropriate official signature and the seal/stamp of the institution that issued it.
Additional details you should have available before commencing are
The next intake for the majority of our postgraduate taught programmes will be in September 2016. The official application closing date for most of our courses is 30th April 2016. However, many programmes will remain open for applications beyond this date, subject to availability of places.
N.B. Please check the information page of the programme of your choice for application button availability.
There is a non refundable application fee of €45, for the first application, which is payable by Visa, Laser, Mastercard or American Express. Additional applications, for the same academic session, are free of charge.
IMPORTANT: Please retain your username and password, you will need them if you wish to submit additional (free of charge) applications and/or to accept any course offers which may be made.
If you encounter any difficulty uploading your documents you can scan and email them to firstname.lastname@example.org or post them to: The Postgraduate Admissions Office, Dublin Institute of Technology, 143-149 Rathmines Road, Rathmines, Dublin
Steps to making an online application
EU and Non-EU Applications
There is a separate application button for non-EU applications. If you are a non-EU applicant, please start your application by clicking the ‘NON EU/INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS’ button on the relevant postgraduate programme page.
If you think you may qualify as an EU applicant, please contact the international office at email@example.com to be fee assessed before you make an application. Application fees are non-refundable.
To qualify for the EU Rate of Fees, you must meet ONE of the following criteria:
Note: The period that Non-EU students are resident in Ireland on Study Visas does not contribute towards the residency requirement in relation to fee assessment at DIT.
Please note applicants on a Stamp 2 student visa are not eligible to study part time in DIT. For further information please see the International Student Office Webpage