The following entry arrangements will apply to graduates of FETAC courses seeking admission to courses at the Institute. The minimum entry requirement for graduates of FETAC awards to:
- Higher Certificate courses is a full FETAC award; - Ab-initio Ordinary Degree courses is a full FETAC award; - Ab-initio Honours Degree courses is a full FETAC award in a course in a cognate area and including a distinction grade in at least three modules.
Notwithstanding the minimum entry requirements listed above, specific higher certificate and ab-initio ordinary degree courses may have specific prerequisite FETAC module or FETAC course requirements. Such prerequisite requirements are specified (see Specific Course Requirements). In the case of entry to Honours degree courses, relevant cognate courses and specific prerequisite module requirements, where relevant, are specified (see Specific Course Requirements).
For all courses, except for nursing, an overall point score is calculated based on the best 8 modules presented. For modules with a credit value of 1, scores are awarded as follows:
Pass: 1 Merit: 2 Distinction: 3
Nursing The scoring scheme which applies for nursing is available at www.cao.ie. The ITT reserves four places on the BSc in Nursing (General) and two places on the BSc in Nursing (Psychiatric) for applicants who meet the minimum entry requirements as follows:
Nursing Studies (DCHSN) or Community and Health Service (DCHSX) or Healthcare Support (DHSXX) with 5 Distinction Grades which include Anatomy and Physiology (D20001), Introduction to Nursing (D20012) Award either Human Growth and Development (D20032) or Nursing (C20006)
Pre-current year FETAC applicants should attach their statement of results to their CAO form.