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Grants & Fees Office

Student Grants & Fees Office

Information on Undergraduate Fees

Undergraduate programme fees consist of the following elements:

  1. A Student Contribution fee;
  2. A Tuition fee and;
  3. A Materials/Health & Safety fee, where applicable.

Student Contribution Charge

The Student Contribution Charge for the academic year 2018/19 is €3,000.  This is an annual charge, which is set by the Government for all full-time third level students.

Students can apply to Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) for a grant which, if approved, may cover 100% of the Student Contribution Charge. For information on Grants go to susi.ie

EU Tuition Fees:

The EU Tuition fees for the academic year 2018/2019 will be as follows:

Programme: Higher Certificate (Level 6) Annual EU Tuition Fee Rate €250

Programme: Ordinary Degree (Level 7) Annual EU Tuition Fee Rate €250

Programme: Honours Degree (Level 8)  Annual EU Tuition Fee Rate €819

Programme: Honours Degree - Engineering (Level 8) Annual EU Tuition Fee Rate €1,450

Most full-time undergraduate students will be covered by the *Higher Education Authority Free Fees Initiative scheme for their tuition fee, and therefore will only have to pay the aforementioned Student Contribution Fee.

However, students undertaking a second undergraduate programme, non-EU students, students studying by ACCS mode and students taking a year of a programme for a second time (i.e. repeating a year/level) may be liable for tuition fees.

Students who have previously attended another third level programme must complete a previous third-level form and submit it to the admissions office so they can determine the tuition fee liability.  These forms can be requested from admissions@lit.ie.

To see if you qualify for the free tuition fees, please see our HEA Free Tuition Fees Initiative webpage.

Materials/ Health & Safety Fee

Students on undergraduate programmes in the Departments of Applied Science and Art & Design will have to pay a materials/health & safety fee.  This fee is not covered by SUSI and must be paid by the student before they start their programme. 

A list of fees can be viewed under our Schedule of Fees section.

Payment Options

All Undergraduate and Taught Postgraduate students can avail of three payment options:

Option 1:       100% on registration.
Option 2:       50% on registration and 50% by the 15th January.
Option 3:       By Instalment Plan – Signed and Agreed with the Grants & Fees Office.

Please contact the Grants & Fees Office if you require more details on setting up the instalment plan. 
Email:  studentfees@lit.ie or  Phone: +35361-293366.

Late Fee Payment Penalties:

1st Instalment: Non-payment by the 31st of October will incur a late payment charge of €50

2nd Instalment: Non-payment by the 15th January will incur a late payment charge of €100

Examination results will not be released to any student with an outstanding fee.  Students will not be permitted to register for the next academic session or graduate until their outstanding fees are paid in full.​


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