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How to apply to change course / Transfer

Entry to 1st year: 
Students wishing to tranfer into 1st year of another programme, internally or externally, must apply to CAO. Existing 3rd Level students can apply up to mid-July normally - see for further information

Advanced Entry to 2nd/3rd/4th year:
Students wishing to transfer into 2nd or subsequent years of a programme either in LIT or elsewhere should apply directly to the admissions office of the Institution in question. This includes holders of Level 6 & 7 qualifications who wish to continue to add-on programmes. See individual college websites for further information. Note that closing dates are generally as early as April 1st (Institutes of Technology) through to mid-June (Universities)

Transferring to Northern Ireland, Scotland, England or Wales: 
Students wishing to transfer to colleges/universities in the UK should apply to UCAS - This includes those wishing to continue to further qualifications and request advanced entry. The closing date is December 15th but late applications may be accepted