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Please Note: Use the form below to apply for the two year Higher Certificate Programme if you hold the equivalent Irish minimum eligibility requirements of Grade O6 in five Ordinary Level subjects (including Maths, Irish or another language, and English) OR an approved equivalent or higher qualification.  Please also note that you must also hold an Acceptable English Language qualification (see here for more details).


1.  Personal Details

Permanent Home Address
Address for Correspondence

2.  EU Fee Status

Have you been resident within the EU for 3 out of the last 5 years ? 


3.  Second Level Education (if applicable)

4.  Post Second Level Education: Certificate(s), Diploma(s), Degree(s) (if applicable)

Please upload a copy of your latest qualifications / transcript of results.

If your document is one of the following i.e. pdf, doc, docx, pptx, xls, xlsx, odt, epug, upload below.

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Upload Document

If your document is one of the following, jpeg, png, jpg, upload below.

Please upload copy of your Passport here (i.e. jpeg, png, jpg)

Upload Copy of Passport here

5.  English Language Proficiency

If English is not your 1st language you must provide evidence of English Languange competence.  Please give details of the English language qualifications you hold and submit with your application

Please upload a copy of your results .  If your document is one of the following i.e. pdf, doc, docx, pptx, xls, xlsx, odt, epug, upload here.

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6.  Choose your Course

Choose the Academic Year for which you are applying
Please select your course

Select your course

Supporting Statement

Please enter your supporting statement to your application
Please note that this is a COMPULSORY element of your application and should be approximately 500 to 1000 words.

Data Protection /Privacy

Data Protection: We will process your Personal Data in accordance with our Student Privacy Notice which can be accessed here or by browsing to We will rely on our contract with you and your consent as legal bases to process your personal data. Your Personal Data will be held by the University of Limerick in manual and in electronic format and used for the purpose of processing your application to study and communication during your time of study and will not be used for any other purpose or shared with any third parties.




Applicant Declaration: I confirm that the information provided in this application form is true and correct and that any supporting documentation submitted with my application is genuine. I understand that the University of Limerick may cancel my application, withdraw or amend its offer or terminate my registration on the programme if any aspect of my application is found to be falsified.





Consent to verify qualifications: I hereby give my consent to the University of Limerick to make enquiries to all referenced institutions/bodies to satisfy itself that the information I have supplied is true and correct.


By ticking 'Yes' below I confirm that I have read and understood the terms of UL Student Privacy Notice.
By ticking Yes below I confirm that the information provided is true and genuine and I have read and understood the Applicant Declaration
Consent to verify


Click submit below and wait for the success message, this may take 30-40 seconds depending on your Internet speed and size of the documents you have uploaded. If you have omitted a 'Required' section you will need to complete it before the application will submit. The missing section will automatically be highlighted in red for you.

Thank you for your application, we'll be in touch shortly.

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