CAO Information Evening 2023

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Tuesday, 17th January 2023 from 4-7pm

We look forward to hosting our annual CAO Information Evening this year on Unibuddy!

Please check out our full schedule of events below!


"Applying through the CAO" 

This session, led by Carol Grehan from DCU Registry Office, will walk you through the CAO system and will highlight important things to remember when creating and managing your account throughout the year. 

Please register your place here (this session will take place on Zoom).

5pm-7pm (Unibuddy Platform)

Course Presentations and talks on DARE, HEAR, Sports and QQI Entry

We will have presentations covering all of our undergraduate degree programmes and support talks providing more information on DARE, HEAR, Sports Scholarships/Facilities and entry pathways to DCU via QQI FET.

Sign up to Unibuddy here and we will send you a link to the event page in the New Year!

General queries can be sent to


Talks on the CAO Process and DCU Supports

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Please note the CAO talk below is on Zoom, not Unibuddy

Time Course
4pm Applying through the CAO (this is on Zoom - register here)
5pm Sports and Performance Sport Opportunities in DCU
5.30pm Access Service/ Higher Education Access Route (HEAR)
6pm Applicants with Disability/Specific Learning Difficulty
6.30pm Other Entrance Routes to DCU (QQI FET & Mature)


Humanities and Social Sciences Course Talks

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Time Course

Bachelor of Arts: Joint Honours 

5.15pm N/A

Bachelor of Civil Law (Law and Society)

Global Challenges

5.45pm International Relations
6pm Applied Language and Translation Studies

Economics, Politics and Law

Social Sciences and Cultural Innovation


Gnó agus Gaeilge

Communication Studies, Journalism, and Multimedia

6.45pm Jazz and Contemporary Music Performance
7pm Climate and Environmental Sustainability 

DCU Business School Course Talks

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Time  Course
5pm Accounting and Finance
5.15pm Business Studies International
5.30pm N/A
5.45pm Marketing, Innovation, and Technology

Global Business

6.15pm Business Studies
6.30pm Aviation Management
6.45pm Digital Business and Innovation


Faculty of Science and Health

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Time Course

Psychology, Psychology and Maths, Psychology and Disruptive Technologies

Genetics and Cell Biology, Biotechnology & Bioprocessing


Environmental Science and Technology, Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Analytical Science, Chemistry with AI (TBC)


Sports Science and Health, Athletic Therapy and Training/PE with Biology/Maths

5.45pm N/A

Physics with Biomedical Sciences 
(& Other Physics Courses)

General Nursing (incl. other
Nursing Courses)

6.15pm N/A

Health and Society

Actuarial Mathematics
& Financial Mathematics


Faculty of Engineering and Computing Course Talks

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Time Course
5pm N/A
5.15pm Computing for Business 

Data Science

Global Challenges

5.45pm Biomedical Engineering
6pm Mechanical and Sustainability
6.15pm Electronic and Computer Engineering

Mechatronic Engineering

Computer Science

6.45pm Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering


DCU Institute of Education

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Time Course
5pm Early Childhood Education

Bachelor of Education

Bachelor of Education in Technology, Engineering and Graphics


Education and Training

PE with Biology/Maths

5.45pm Bachelor of Education in Irish and French/German/Spanish
6pm N/A
6.15pm Bachelor of Education
6.30pm Bachelor of Religious Education with English/History/Music
6.45pm Science Education