Important Dates for 6th Years


Online applications open September 5th, 2018

Deadline for receipt of applications to the universities of Oxford and Cambridge as well as all courses in Medicine, Dentistry or Veterinary: 15 Oct. 2018

Deadline for receipt of applications to all other courses: 15 Jan. 2019



Admission test for Irish Medical Schools.

Registration opens early Nov.2018

Closing date: 20 Jan. 2019

Test will be held 23rd Feb. 2019



Online Application opens: 6th Nov. 2018

Online Application (discounted application fee of 25 Euro) closes: 20th Jan. 2019

Closing date for applications: 1st Feb. 2019

HPAT test: 23rd Feb. 2019

Interviews for restricted courses held in March & April

Closing date for completion of HEAR/DARE* forms: 1st March 2019

HEAR/DARE supporting documentation to be sent by 1st April 2019

Closing date for late applications: 1st May 2019

Online change of mind becomes available (free of charge): 4th May 2019

Change of mind closes: 1st July 2019

Round 1 offers issued: 20th August 2019

Round 2 offers issued: 29th August 2019

HEIs begin registration: early September 2019

Leaving Cert appeals results issued: early October 2019

Final offers: 17th October 2019

HEAR – The Higher Education Access Route is a 3rd level admissions scholarship scheme for school leavers from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds. Information available on and

DARE – The Disability Access Route to Education is a supplementary admissions scheme which offers college places on reduced points to students with disabilities (physical, mental, learning disabilities may be eligible). Information available on