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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 undergraduate studies at ATU in September 2023 the CAO application facilitiy for 2023 is now open. 

For full details of entry requirements, access routes and student support, applicants should consult the specific programme pages and refer to for additional application information.


Key CAO Dates and deadlines


1st Feb 2023

Normal closing date for applications

5th May 2023

Change of Mind facility opens*

1st July 2023

Change of Mind closes


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Undergraduate CAO Hub

We've got lots of useful in our CAO Hub - learn more about our great range of programmes and our practical approach to learning. Your Future is Here!


Online, Flexible and Professional Development

With over 300 online, blended and on-campus courses available, ATU offers students fully accredited online qualifications matched to industry demand. Graduates are equipped with the skills and confidence to excel in their chosen career, create change and build their future.

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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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Undergraduate Scholarships

Find out about the various scholarships available at ATU