Progression to Higher Education

The Higher Education Links Scheme facilitates the transfer of students who have achieved a QQI Level 5 Certificate and/or Level 6 Advanced Certificates to Third Level Colleges throughout the country.

It is important to consult the appropriate Higher Education Institutes (HEI’s) to get essential information about content of courses, entry requirements, duration, career progression, etc.

Participating Higher Education Institutions include:

Athlone Institute of Technology

Carlow College

Cork Institute of Technology

Dublin Business School

Dublin City University

Dublin Institute of Technology

Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology

Dundalk Institute of Technology

Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology

Grafton College of Management Sciences

Griffith College Dublin

Independent Colleges

Institute of Technology Blanchardstown

Institute of Technology Carlow

Institute of Technology Sligo

Institute of Technology Tallaght

Institute of Technology Tralee

Irish College of Humanities & Applied Sciences

Letterkenny Institute of Technology

Limerick Institute of Technology

Marino Institute

Mary Immaculate College

National College of Ireland Dublin

National College of Art and Design (NCAD)

NUI Galway

NUI Maynooth

St Paricks College Maynooth Pontifical University

Shannon School of Hotel Management

St Angela’s Sligo

Trinity College Dublin (TCD)

University College Cork (NUI Cork)

University College Dublin (NUI)

University College Galway (NUI)

University of Limerick

Waterford Institute of Technology