QQI FET (FETAC/PLC) 2024 Entry



**QQI FET Open Day**

Our Open Day took place on 30 November 2023 from 11am until 2.30pm.

You are welcome to attend our Spring Open Day on Saturday 13 April 2024. Details to follow.

The QQI FET route is a popular entrance route into most full-time undergraduate courses in DCU. You can view course entry requirements and number of places on each course below. Application is made through www.cao.ie

Please visit the CAO website for full details on entry requirementsscoring, and when course offers are made.

You can view the 2023 QQI FET Offers/Points


General Entry Requirements
  • Full QQI/FET/FETAC Level 5 Award which must be achieved in one single sitting
     
  • A minimum of five distinctions from the eight modules must be achieved
     
  • *DC001 Early Childhood Education (QQI/FET Level 5 or Level 6 Award accepted for entry. For QQI FET Level 6, applicants can apply making a standard QQI FET application through CAO to compete for a place in Year 1 only. Those with QQI FET Level 6 may also apply for advanced entry. Please visit CAO Advanced Entry for details.

Application procedures are available on our Registry webpage

VIew all DCU courses entry requirements below. 
 


QQI FET Application Process 

We guide you through the process of applying to DCU through QQI FET. Discover the number of QQI FET places available on each DCU course and the entry requirements required. 

 


Chat to our Student Ambassador

If you have any questions about studying at DCU, you can chat to our Student Ambassador Sean who wil be happy to help!

 

Business School
CAO Code Title Approximate
Number of QQI
Places 2023
QQI Points Cut-Off 2023 Entry Requirements
DC110 Business Studies International  10 390 Requirements for DC110
DC111 Business Studies 18 374 Requirements for DC111
DC112 Global Business - France 1 No Eligible Applicants Requirements for DC112
DC113 Global Business - Germany  1 No Eligible Applicants Requirements for DC113
DC114 Global Business - Spain 1 No Eligible Applicants Requirements for DC114
DC115 Accounting and Finance 11 358 Requirements for DC115
DC116 Global Business (USA) 1 390* Requirements for DC116
DC117 Aviation Management 5 390 Requirements for DC117
DC119 Global Business (Canada) 1 390* Requirements for DC119
DC240 Marketing, Innovation and Technology 5 390* Requirements for DC240
DC241 BSc In Digital Business and innovation 4 358 Requirements for DC241

* Due to the competitive nature of FET quota places, it was not possible to offer to all applicants on the same points range, so random selection was applied. 
 

Humanities and Social Sciences 
CAO Code Title Approximate
Number of QQI
Places 2023
QQI Points Cut-Off 2023 Entry Requirements
DC009 Bachelor of Arts: Joint Honours 25 325 Requirements for DC009
DC014 BA in Jazz and Contemporary Music Performance 2 No Eligible Applicants Requirements for DC014
DC118 BA Gnó agus Gaeilge
(Business and Irish [Irish-Medium])
2 No Eligible Applicants Requirements for DC118
DC131 BA in Communication Studies 6 385 Requirements for DC131
DC132 BA in Journalism  4 390* Requirements for DC132
DC133 BSc in Multimedia 4 390* Requirements for DC133
DC155 BA in Applied Language and Translation Studies 4 374 Requirements for DC155
DC230 BA in Economics, Politics and Law 10 341 Requirements for DC230
DC231 BA in International Relations 6 358 Requirements for DC231
DC232 Bachelor of Civil Law (Law and Society) 10 374 Requirements for DC232
DC238 BA in Social Sciences and Cultural Innovation 5 358 Requirements for DC238
DC291 Bachelor of Arts: Joint Honours - Media Studies 4 358 Requirements for DC291
DC292 Bachelor of Arts: Joint Honours - Law 7 341 Requirements for DC292
DC293 Bachelor of Arts: Joint Honours - International Languages (French, German, Spanish) 2 No Eligible Applicants Requirements for DC293
DC294 BA in Climate and Environmental Sustainability 2 358 Requirements for DC294
DC295 Bachelor of Arts: Joint Honours - Politics 5 341 Requirements for DC295

* Due to the competitive nature of FET quota places, it was not possible to offer to all applicants on the same points range, so random selection was applied. 



Faculty of Science and Health
CAO Code Title Approximate
Number of QQI
Places 2023
QQI Points Cut-Off 2023 Entry Requirements
DC127 Common Entry into Actuarial and Financial Mathematics 2 374 Requirements for DC127
DC161 BSc in Analytical Science 2 No Eligible Applicants Requirements for DC161
DC162 BSc in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2 390 Requirements for DC162
DC163 Chemical Sciences General Entry 4 358 Requirements for DC163
DC166 BSc in Environmental Science and Technology 2 No Eligible Applicants Requirements for DC166
DC168 BSc in Genetics and Cell Biology  3 358 Requirements for DC168
DC175 Physics General Entry 4 374 Requirements for DC175
DC180 Biological Sciences General Entry 5 390 Requirements for DC180
DC181 BSc in Biotechnology 3 390* Requirements for DC181
DC202 BSc Sport Science and Health 4 390* Requirements for DC202
DC204 BSc in Athletic Therapy and Training  3 390* Requirements for DC204
DC205 BSc and MSc in Physical Education with Biology 2 390* Requirements for DC205
DC206 BSc in Physical Education with Mathematics 2 390 Requirements for DC206
DC209 BSc in Health and Society 5 374 Requirements for DC209
DC215 BSc in Nursing (General) 9 390* Requirements for DC215
DC216 BSc in Nursing (Mental Health) 7 374 Requirements for DC216
DC217 BSc in Nursing (Intellectual Disability) 4 358 Requirements for DC217
DC218 BSc in Nursing (Children's and General, Integrated) 4 390* Requirements for DC218

* Due to the competitive nature of FET quota places, it was not possible to offer to all applicants on the same points range, so random selection was applied. 




Graduate Experience

Hear about Dearbhail's story, from entering DCU through a Further Education pathway to becoming the CEO of the National Adult Learning Organisation below.

 



Campus Tour

If you are a QQI FET applicant and wish to have a tour of DCU, please email studenthelp@dcu.ie and place ‘QQI Campus Tour’ in the subject line.
 

QQI FET Presentation

If you are a QQI FET provider and would like a DCU presentation delivered to your students please complete our Schools Presentation Booking Form.


*QQI FET Points Estimator

Enter credit scores (120 credits maximum) and module results (8 modules maximum) from a single sitting only to estimate possible FE points combinations. Use your best results to predict scoring (*estimator is for information purposes only and does not guarantee you a place on a course in DCU. Contact your FE provider for credit/module points calculation).



 

Module
Credit Score
Module 1
Module 2
Module 3
Module 4
Module 5
Module 6
Module 7
Module 8
Module 9
Module 10
Total Points:
(Max Points = 390)


QQI FET Queries

If you have a question about applying for a DCU course through QQI FET, you can email our team or request one of our team to call you back. 


Email Us

If you have a question about QQI FET, you can email:


Paul Hegarty
Student Recruitment Officer 
Email: paul.hegarty@dcu.ie

 

Request a Call Back

If you have a question about QQI FET and you would like to speak to a member of our team, please submit your details below and we will call you back. 


Call Back Service

If you have a question about QQI FET you can have it answered by email or phone