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Applying to ATU

Application for full-time undergraduate courses at Atlantic TU are made through the Central Applications Office (CAO). Visit to view the full list of courses and submit your application.

For students wanting to commence their studies at ATU in September 2022, please ensure you select the CAO codes you would have used for GMIT, LYIT and IT Sligo, as they are remaining live for CAO 2022 applicants. These CAO codes are listed beside each course in the course search.

For full details of entry requirements, access routes and student support, applicants should consult the specific course pages.


Key CAO Dates and deadlines


8th Sept 2022 @ 2pm

Round 1 offers available, also issued by e-mail and SMS text

9th Sept 2022 @ 12pm

Available Place facility opens*

14th Sept 2022 @ 3pm

Round 1 acceptances closing date

19th Sept 2022 @ 12pm

Round 2 offers available online


* Find out what ATU programmes have Available Places this year

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Find out about the various scholarships available at ATU

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Apply for Postgraduate

If you are interested in applying for one of ATU's postgraduate courses, you can find out more information on application process, deadlines and entry requirements on each of the course pages.

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Online and Flexible Learning

As the leader in Online Learning, Atlantic TU offers students the opportunity to study part-time online from Higher Certificate right up to Masters level. Whether you are entering third level for the first time or seeking to progress in your career, flexible and funded study options are here at ATU.