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In order to qualify for free fees you must have been living in an EEA member state or Switzerland for at least 3 of the 5 years before starting your course. 

You must also fulfil one of the following 6 criteria as regards citizenship and rights of residence in Ireland:

You must:

  1. Be a citizen of an EEA member state (see above) or Switzerland or

  2. Have official refugee status or

  3. Be a family member of a refugee and have been granted permission to live in the State or

  4. Be a family member of an EU national and have permission to live in the State, with a stamp “4EUFAM” on your residence card or

  5. Have been granted humanitarian leave to remain in the State or

  6. Have been granted permission to remain in the State by the Minister for Justice and Equality, following a determination by the Minister not to make a deportation order under Section 3 of the Immigration Act 1999.


You must also fulfil all of the following 3 course requirements:

  1. You must be undertaking a full-time undergraduate course of at least 2 years' duration.

  2. You must be a first-time full-time undergraduate. (However, prior undergraduate qualifications may be taken into consideration where exemptions are provided to a student pursuing a higher undergraduate qualification, to a maximum of Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications).

  3. In general, you must not be repeating the year because of failing your exams or changing course. This exclusion may be waived if you repeat a year due to certified serious illness. There are also some exceptions for students in institutes of technology who are switching courses.

Detailed information about assistance with tuition fees is available on  http://www.studentfinance.ie

EU Fees

If you do not qualify under the Free Fees Initiative, you may be eligible for a EU Fee Rate. Please use this online self assessment tool as a guide to your Fees.,

On-line Self Assessment Facility  
 

Tuition Fees

Tuition Fees are due to the Institute for all undergraduate students. The Department of Education provides a four year “Free Tuition Fee” Scheme and those students who qualify are exempt from paying the Institute Tuition Fees.

Those students who do not qualify for “Free Tuition Fees” will be liable for full tuition fees as follows:

€118 : Level 6 Programme
€204 : Level 7 Programme
€1,069 : Level 8 Programme
€1,700: Level 8 (Engineering/Music) Programme
€4,356 Level 8 Nursing Programme

Further information on the “Free Fees Initiative” can be found on the following websites:

http://www.studentfinance.ie
http://www.citizensinformation.ie


Under-Graduate Repeat Attend Students:

Repeat & Attend Fees Details

The Student Contribution Charge for academic year 2014/15 is €2,750. The Student Contribution is an annual charge which is set by the Government and all third level students are liable to pay it.

Maintenance Grant

Students may apply to their local Grant Authority for a maintenance grant. If approved the Grant authority will pay the Student Contribution on behalf of the student.
Where a Student is in receipt of a VEC/Local Authority grant, the awarding body grant letter must be presented to the Grants Administrator, WIT.

For further information regarding Grants, please log on to:

http://www.citizensinformation.ie
http://www.studentfinance.ie

 

Tel: 051-302088 -- 845692 -- 302867 -- 302048

Email: [email protected]

Queries: can be directed to the 'Fees & Grants' Desk at Main Reception during term time at the following hours:

Monday - 2.00pm - 4.00pm

Tuesday - 11.00am - 12.30pm

Wedneday - 11.00am - 12.30pm

Friday - 11.00am - 12.30pm