Fees

The information on fees is the latest available at the time of going to press but is subject to change by the Department of Education, the Examining Bodies and the Governing Body. 

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Undergraduate Student Contribution Fees:

The Student Contribution fee is payable by all students who do not qualify for grants or scholarships. The Student Contribution Fee for 2019/20 is €3,000.


DkIT Facilities Contribution Fee:

Registered DkIT students are also obliged to pay the DkIT Facilities Contribution Fee of €125. Please contact our Admissions Team for more information by emailing admissions@dkit.ie or calling  +353 (0)429370230.


Undergraduate Tuition Fees :

Tuition Fees on Undergraduate Courses are paid by the Department of Education on behalf of all students who qualify. Students who qualify are students who are citizens of member states of the European Union who are undertaking full-time undergraduate courses at Certificate, Diploma and Degree level for the first time. Some non-EU students may qualify, depending on their legal status. For more information on Fee Collection please view the DkIT Procedures for Collection of Student Fees.

Click here for the criteria for determining your fee payment status.


Undergraduate Fees - EU Students (2019/20)

EU Student Tuition Fee Student Contribution Fee Total Cost per credit Rate Includes Examination Fee
Higher Certificate- Level 6 €250.00 €3,000.00 €3,250.00 €54.17 per credit
Ordinary Degree- Level 7 €250.00 €3,000.00 €3,250.00 €54.17 per credit
Pre-Registration Nursing
Degree- Level 8
€4,106.00 €3,000.00 €7,106.00  €118.43 per credit
Architecture or Engineering Degree – Level 8 (B.Eng. only) €1,450.00 €3,000.00 €4,450.00 €74.17 per credit
Honours Degree- Level 8 €819.00 €3,000.00 €3,819.00 €63.65 per credit
Student Contribution Fee Only   €3,000.00    

 

Apprentice Capitation  Facilities Fee  Total
Carpentry & Joinery- Phase 4 €1,000.00   €1,000.00
Carpentry & Joinery- Phase 6 €1,000.00   €1,000.00
Electrical – Phase 4 €1,000.00   €1,000.00
Electrical – Phase 6 €1,000.00   €1,000.00
Motor Mechanic – Phase 4 €1,000.00   €1,000.00
Motor Mechanic – Phase 6 €1,000.00   €1,000.00
Plumbing- Phase 4 €1,000.00   €1,000.00
Plumbing- Phase 6 €1,000.00   €1,000.00

*The fees above are subject to confirmation from the Department of Education/HEA.


Payment in Instalments (Undergraduate Fees):

Students may pay fees in two instalments. Where a student opts to pay in instalments, 50% of fees must be paid at the time of registration. Instalment 2 is due by 31 January. Failure by a student to pay outstanding fees will result in services being withdrawn. Students with fees owing to the Institute will not be permitted to register until such time as the outstanding fees are paid in full. Final year students with outstanding fees will not be recorded as a graduate and no complete results or complete academic record will be issued, until full payment of all outstanding fees is made.

The Institute may offer a facility to pay in instalments outside this general scheme where financial hardship is demonstrated or for specific programmes or student cohorts. Determination of eligibility of students for payment by instalment resides with the Fee Collection Committee (See Section 9 of the Procedures for Collection of Student Fees) for full-time students and the Lifelong Learning Manager for part-time students in consultation with other Institute personnel as appropriate.

Students who miss an instalment payment date may have services withdrawn.

Full information on Payment of Fees can be found by clicking below:


Northern Ireland/UK Applicant Fees

Northern Ireland/UK students are charged the same Student Contribution Fee and Tuition Fee (if applicable) as other EU students.

Northern Ireland/UK students may apply to the Student Loans Company for a Student Contribution Loan to cover the cost of the Student Contribution - the maximum amount available is currently €3,000. This is an interest bearing repayable loan. The Student Contribution Fee will be paid directly to DkIT by the Student Loans Company upon receipt of an invoice from the Institution. You may also be entitled to a Maintenance Loan to help with living costs.

Further details on student finance are available at: www.studentfinanceni.co.uk


Part-time Applicant Fees

The cost of each course is clearly marked on the Course Detail Pages. View all Part-Time Courses.

All fees must be paid by applicants prior to the start of a part-time programme. The Lifelong Learning Centre is happy to accept tuition fee payments in weekly, twice a month or monthly instalments as long as the fee is paid in full prior to the commencement of the programme. An exception to this is where employers issue written confirmation that they are to be billed for their student’s fees. Invoices are then issued to the employer by the LLLC 1-4 weeks after the programme commences.

The Institute can receive payment:

  • Online
  • Debit/Credit Card 
  • Giro
  • Bank Transfer
  • Cash

Payments should be made directly to the Lifelong Learning Office. For more information, please contact the Lifelong Learning Office T: +353 (0)429370290 E: parttime@dkit.ie


International Student Fees

Standard annual tuition fees for international students at Dundalk Institute of Technology are shown here. Applicants are required to pay annual tuition fees and charges (mandatory health insurance and sports facility) in full, on receipt of letter-of-offer, in order to get registered at the Institute. Applicants who are in receipt of Financial Scholarship are required to provide evidence of scholarship from the sponsor in order to get registered. On receipt of fees, DkIT International Office will issue Final Letter-of-Offer with a confirmation of fees paid. You can then commence your visa-application (if you require a study-visa for Ireland).

For more information please download the International Fees and Scholarships 2017/2018 PDF.

Programme Name Total Fee (indicative)
International Foundation Programme €7,250
Pre-Sessional English Programme €2,000
Bachelor Degree/Higher Diploma €9,950
Master Degree €12,000
Mandatory Facilities Fee €125 annually

Mandatory Health Insurance policy

Health insurance is a requirement for all international students registered at the Institute. A copy of your health insurance policy can be provided to you on request. Please note that your policy provides cover for new illnesses, or accidents arising in Ireland during the period of cover. It does not provide for pre-existing conditions requiring ongoing treatment. Please check with DkIT International Office for further details on your cover. 

€170 annually

(Figures are correct at time of being published. Premium may be subject to change by the insurance broker)

Additional Funding Supports – International Students

Many International students studying in Ireland are sponsored by their own government or through other international scholarship programmes. In most cases, applications should be made through the Ministry of Education in the student's home country.
The Irish Council for International Students administers Study Fellowships under the Irish Aid Programmes for students for Priority Aid Countries. Please refer to their website for further information. International students are also advised to refer to the Website of the International Education Board Ireland, which gives information on scholarship sources.

Refund policy for international fees

The below document includes the most up-to-date policy on international fees refunds. For all further questions, please contact the International Office by phone at +353-0429370350 or by email at international@dkit.ie.

Download Refund Policy Document

 


Postgraduate by Research Fees (2019/20)

Masters / PhD by Research Fees

EU Tuition Fees

Non-EU Tuition Fees

 

Full Time

Part-time

Full Time

Part-time

School of Engineering

€5,600.00

€2,800.00

€10,000.00

€6,000.00

School of Health and Science

€5,600.00

€2,800.00

€10,000.00

€6,000.00

School of Informatics and Creative Arts

€5,600.00

€2,800.00

€10,000.00

€6,000.00

School of Business and Humanities

€4,900.00

€2,450.00

€10,000.00

€6,000.00

Masters Programme – 2 years / PhD Programme 4 years, fees above are per annum.

Taught Postgraduate Fees (2019/20)

Taught Masters

EU Fees
Full Time (FT)
Part-time (PT)

Non EU Fees

Part–time Fees
per credit
EU Rate

Master of Business Studies in Entrepreneurship & Marketing

€5,800.00 FT
€6,300.00 PT 2 Years

€12,000.00

€105.00
60 Credits

Master of Business Administration

€14,200.00
Stage 1 - €7,000.00
Stage 2 - €7,000.00

N/A

N/A

Master of Science in Computing

€10,000.00

€12,000.00

€133.00

Post Graduate Diploma in Computing

€8,000.00

-

-

Master of Arts/Science in Music Technology

€6,500.00
Stage 1 - €4,333.00
Stage 2 - €2,167.00

€12,000.00

€86.00

Post Graduate Diploma in Music Technology

€4,333.00

-

-

Master of Science in Renewable Energies

€7,650.00

€12,000.00

€85.00

Higher Diploma in Computer

€3,819.00

€8,600.00

€63.65

Master of Arts in Traditional Music Studies

€5,200.00

€12,000.00

-

Post Graduate Diploma in Traditional Music Studies

€4,160.00

-

-

Certificate in Science (x3, Animal Biotechnology, Food & Feed Biotechnology, Environmental Biotechnology)

€1,275.00

-

-

Post Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Biotechnology

€5,100.00

-

€85.00

Master of Science in Agricultural Biotechnology

€7,650.00

€12,000.00

€85.00

Certificate in Ageing Health and Environment

€2,400.00

-

€80.00

Post Graduate Diploma in Ageing Health and Environment

€4,800.00

-

€80.00

Master in Ageing Health and Environment

€7,200.00

€12,000.00

€80.00

 


Fees Policies & Payment Procedures: 

You can view and download the DkIT Undergraduate Fees Policy by clicking below.

You can view and download the DkIT Payment Procedures for all students (Undergraduate, Part-time, PostGraduate & International) by clicking below:


Guidance on Tax Relief for Third Level Fees:

Revenues IT31 leaflet outlining the tax relief available for Third Level Education tuition fees paid by an individual is available on the Revenue website:


Withdrawal / Deferral from Course: Important notice to all students

If you are considering deferring your place or withdrawing from your course it is most important that you contact the Admissions Office to notify the Institute that you are deferring or withdrawing. Failure to do this can affect your refund of fees paid and may also result in you being liable for tuition fees if you resume your studies at a later date. Please note that it is not enough to verbally notify a Lecturer or Head of Department that you are leaving or deferring, please contact the Admissions Office and fill in one of the below forms: 

Mandatory Health Insurance policy

Contact our Admissions Team

  • Admissions Team
  • Dr. T.K. Whitaker Building

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