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Information on Undergraduate Fees

1. Student Contribution Fee

The Student Contribution Charge for the academic year 2021/2022 is €3,000. This is an annual charge, set by the Government for all full-time third level students.

Students can apply to SUSI (Student Universal Support Ireland) for a grant, which, if approved, may cover 100% of the Student Contribution charge. For information on grants go to

2. EU Tuition Fees

The EU Tuition fees for the academic year 2021/2022 will be as follows:

Most full-time undergraduate students will be covered by the *Higher Education Authority Free Fees Initiative scheme for their tuition fee, and therefore will only have to pay the aforementioned Student Contribution Fee.

However, students undertaking a second undergraduate programme, non-EU students, students studying by ACCS mode and students taking a year of a programme for a second time (i.e. repeating a year/level) may be liable for tuition fees.

Students who have previously attended another third level programme must complete a previous third-level form and submit it to the Admissions office so that their tuition fee liability can be determined. These forms can be requested from

Programme  Level   Annual EU Tuition Fee Rate
Higher Certificate (Level 6)              €250
Ordinary Degree (Level 7)       €250
Honours Degree (Level 8)    €819
Honours Degree - Engineering (Level 8)  €1,450

To see if you qualify for the free tuition fees initiative, please click here.

3. Materials / Health & Safety Fee

Academic Year 2021/2022
Students on undergraduate Art & Design courses Materials fee €100.00
Students on undergraduate Science courses Health and Safety fee €45.00

Please note that these additional fees are not covered by SUSI and must be paid by the student before they start their programme.

A full list of these additional fees please click here

Module Exemptions

Please note, that exempt credits attract the same fee as ordinary credits. Please see “Section Five Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Policy and Procedures of Academic Council Regulations and Procedures for Taught Programmes” document for more details, please click here.

Payment Options

All Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate students can avail of three payment options:

Option 1:     100% on registration
Option 2:     50% by 31 October and 50% by 15 January
Option 3:    *By Instalment Plan – Signed and Agreed with the Grants & Fees Office.
  *Please see our Instalment Plan webpage for more information.


Late Fee Payment Penalties

First Instalment: Non-payment by 31 October will incur a late payment charge of €50
Second Instalment:  Non-payment by 15 January will incur a late payment charge of €100


  • Non-receipt of a Fee Reminder letter/text by a student will not be accepted as a valid reason for non-payment of fees.

  • Students with outstanding fees for a prior academic year will lose access to enrolment records, examination results and academic transcripts.

  • Examination results will not be released to any student with outstanding fees. 

  • Students will not be permitted to register for the next academic session or graduate until their outstanding fees are paid in full.


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