QQI FET Entry Routes 2023 Entry

The QQI FET route offers students an alternative entrance route into most full-time Undergraduate courses in DCU. Applicants who have a full NFQ level 5 award in appropriate qualifications and modules can be admitted on a competitive basis. For courses with a QQI entry pathway, approximately 10% of places are reserved for QQI applicants. Places are offered through CAO based on applicant performance/scoring.

The table below provides a listing of all Undergraduate courses that currently have a QQI FET entrance route along with approximate number of places and QQI points cut-off for 2022 entry. You can view some of our  QQI FET frequently asked question on our FAQ webpage

Please visit the CAO website for the exact information in relation to scoring, offer dates, and entry requirements for 2023 entry.
 

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.

 

General Entry Requirements
  • Full QQI/FE Level 5 Certification must be achieved in one single sitting.
  • QQI/FE awards are normally made up of eight minor awards, commonly known as modules.
  • Five distinctions from the eight modules must be achieved

CAO Code Title Approximate
Number of QQI
Places 2022
QQI Points Cut-Off 2022 Entry Requirements
DC110 Business Studies International  10

390

Requirements for DC110
DC111 Business Studies 18 341 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 5 374 Requirements for DC117
DC119 #Global Business - Canada 1 No Eligible Applicants 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

*It was not possible to offer to all applicants with 390 points so random selection was applied.

#DC116 & #DC119 - No FET/QQI Entry Route from 2024.

 

CAO Code Title Approximate
Number of QQI
Places 2022
QQI Points Cut-Off 2022 Entry Requirements
DC127 Common Entry into Actuarial and Financial Mathematics 2 No Eligible Applicants Requirements for DC127
DC161 BSc in Analytical Science 2 390 Requirements for DC161
DC162 BSc in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences 2 390 Requirements for DC162
DC163 Chemical Sciences General Entry 4 No Eligible Applicants Requirements for DC163
DC166 BSc in Environmental Science and Technology 2 390 Requirements for DC166
DC168 BSc in Genetics and Cell Biology  3 390 Requirements for DC168
DC175 Physics General Entry 4 374 Requirements for DC175
DC180 Biological Sciences General Entry 5 358 Requirements for DC180
DC181 BSc in Biotechnology 3 390 Requirements for DC181
DC202 BSc Sport Science and Health 4 374 Requirements for DC202
DC203 BSc in Science Education 2 No Eligible Applicants Requirements for DC203
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 No Eligible Applicants Requirements for DC206
DC209 BSc in Health and Society 5 390* Requirements for DC209
DC215 BSc in Nursing (General) 9 390* Requirements for DC215
DC216 BSc in Nursing (Mental Health) 7 390* Requirements for DC216
DC217 BSc in Nursing (Intellectual Disability) 4 390* Requirements for DC217
DC218 BSc in Nursing (Children's and General, Integrated) 4 390* Requirements for DC218

*It was not possible to offer to all applicants with 390 points so random selection was applied.

 

QQI Point Calculator

Enter the credit scores and results of your modules to automatically calculate your points score!

 

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)