Entry Requirements

For advanced entry to Stage 2, candidates must have:

  • FETAC/QQI Level 5 and Level 6 or FETAC/QQI level 6 only (if awarded since 2015) in early childhood studies or equivalent and have two years’ work experience in a HSE notified early child care service (minimum of 15 hours per week).
  • Applicants must have access to a HSE notified early child care service, or work in another relevant organisation in the Early Years Sector throughout their course of study to facilitate integration of theory with practice and to meet the different module learning outcomes.
  • All eligible candidates will be interviewed.

Dundalk Institute of Technology is now accepting applications for the BA in Applied Early Childhood Studies (level 7) outreach programme to Cork College of Commerce.

Full details about the programme and the application process are found on the link below:


Closing date for applications is 4th May 2018. 

Interviews will take place in Cork College of Commerce during the week of 28th May 2018

Details on the closing date for applications, candidate selection for interview and the interview date are included on this link.

Interviews will be held in Cork College of Commerce.

For further information email acorcoran@ccoc.ie

Click HERE for further details of course outline ETC..