How to Apply

Applications & Closing Dates

It takes just five easy steps to become a student at Carlow Institute:


Choose Your Course
Read the prospectus and visit our open day. You can contact us for information and advice about the opportunities on offer.


Complete an Application
The application form is online.


Come for an Interview
We will invite you to an interview – this is to make sure that you’ve made the right choice!


Accept Your Place & Enrol
When you are offered a place, you confirm that you want to enrol. We will tell you about registration and induction for your course.


Register & Attend Induction
You will be invited to register for your place, and to attend an induction and welcome programme at the start of your course.

Making Your Application

Complete your application on the Apply Now page.

  • You need to pay your €20 euro application fee online.
  • The application fee is non-refundable and applications cannot be processed if the payment isn’t made.

Important Information

See the Costs, Fees and Finances page for information on fees for international applicants, BTEA, grants and financial supports.

Interviews & Applications

Applications can be made from January 2024 & interviews will begin in March 2024. The closing date for general applications is August 2024.

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