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Mature Student Admissions

This Institute welcomes mature students and accepts applications from persons of mature years, that is, those who are 23 years of age on 1 January, preceding entry.  All mature student applicants are processed via the CAO. Such applications, together with documentary proof of relevant work experience and/or qualifications, which applicants wish to have considered, should be submitted to the CAO in line with dates published on the CAO website at:

http://www.cao.ie/index.php?page=timetableevents&bb=importantdates

The Institute may, at their discretion, extend the closing date for mature applicants for specific programmes.  Mature applicants are advised to contact the Admissions Office for a list of such programmes.

Mature Students Applications Process

The following are the LIT guidelines for the processing of Mature Applications:  

  • Details of all mature student applications are received by LIT via the CAO. 
  • The majority of places are offered by LIT to Mature Students as early as possible but no later than 31 March in the year of entry. Mature applicants to all programmes, with the exception of some programmes, are automatically offered a place.
  • For programmes where applicants may be called for interview by LIT please check the this document.
  • All Mature Applicant Offer Letters issued by LIT will clearly advise that the official CAO Offer will be issued in early July (Round A).
  • Please note that applicants who wish to be assessed as a Mature Student can only avail of the CAO ‘Change of Mind’ option if they have consulted directly with the LIT Admissions Office.

Mature Student Calendar of Events

The following is a brief calendar of the annual events related to the Mature Applicant Process:

1.

1st  February

  • Closing date for submitting applications to the CAO.

2.

March/April

  • The School of Art & Design facilitates portfolio Assessments for mature applicants.
  • Interviews for specified programmes in LIT are conducted.
  • Offers will be issued to mature student applicants not requiring assessment or interview.

3.

Late April/Early
May

  • Offers are issued to mature student applicants who have been successfully interviewed.
  • Mature student applicants are invited to an advisory meeting in late April.

4.

1st  May

  • Late closing date on CAO applies to specific programmes. Please contact the admissions office for details.

5.

Early July

6.

Late August/Early
September

  • Registration packs will be issued by LIT. 
  • Mature student specific induction is facilitated in LIT during the last week of August.
  • Induction for all new students is delivered in the first week of September. Teaching commences thereafter.
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Opening Hours:

Mon: 10am - 12pm & 2pm - 4pm
Tues: 10am - 12pm & 2pm - 4pm
Wed: 10am - 12pm & 2pm - 4pm
Thurs: 10am - 12pm & 2pm - 4pm
Fri: 10am - 12pm & 2pm - 4pm
Sat: Closed
Sun: Closed

Contact Details:

Admissions Office:
Limerick
Tel: (061) 293262
Fax: (061) 293209
admissions@lit.ie
 
Tipperary
Tel: (0504) 28072
tippadmissions@lit.ie
 
 

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