Approved undergraduate courses must be full-time, lead to a major education and training award, at Level 6 (Higher Certificate), Level 7 (Ordinary Bachelor Degree) or Level 8 (Honours Bachelor Degree), in line with the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) or equivalent and, as specified in the Student Support Regulations, must be provided in a University, Institute of Technology or other Higher Education Institution, e.g. College of Education.
For specific information in relation to approved courses as applied for through the CAO process and by direct entry application, together with prescribed courses as set out in the Student Support Regulations, please see below.
To see a list of approved Undergraduate courses, entry to which is through the CAO application process, please click on the relevant links below (please note this information is subject to further updates by SUSI throughout the year):
|Institution Code||Institution Name|
|AC ||American College|
|CI ||Irish College of Humanities & Applied Sciences|
|CT ||College of Computing Technology|
|DB ||Dublin Business School|
|DS ||Dorset College|
|GB ||Galway Business School|
|GC ||Griffith College|
|ID ||ICD Business School|
|PI ||Portobello Institute|
For Undergraduate courses subject to a direct entry application to an approved institution, they must meet the following criteria:
Universities/Institutes of Technology/Other Higher Education Institutions
The Student Support Regulations also identify a number of specific courses in other Higher Education Institutions that are approved for grant funding. Only the specified courses in each such institution are eligible.
Click here for a full list of these institutions and specific prescribed courses.