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Application Process

Applications for Part-time enrolment should be made directly to the College. For information and guidance, applicants should contact the Admissions Office  059 9153243 or admissionscc@carlowcollege.ie

  • Please complete and submit the application form below. This form must be completed in full, as it will be used assessment of your suitability for the Programme
  • Complete the application form (below) and supporting documentation (certificates etc.) for your application may be sent to admissionscc@carlowcollege.ie
  • Completed application forms are required to be submitted by 28th August 2020
  • All applicants for Part-time enrolment must attend for interview as part of the application process. Interviews will be arranged by the Admissions Office in conjunction with the Office of the Registrar
  • Your application will be assessed on the completion of your application form and interview. It is important to complete all sections of this form where appropriate
  • Carlow College, St. Patrick’s does NOT have a limit on the number of places offered to Part Time learners
  • Non – EEA Applicants will be required to provide further documentation and will be processed through Carlow College, St. Patrick’s International Office, after the Part-time enrolment assessment.

 

Data Protection

  • Carlow College, St Patrick’s takes every appropriate measure to protect and manage personal data appropriately.
  • Part Time Learner Application records are shared only with Carlow College, St Patrick’s staff who require them for their duties.
  • Information on how Carlow College, St Patrick’s manages your personal data and your Data Protection rights is detailed in our Privacy Notice for Learners.
  • Your consent is requested on the Application Form for use of disability and learning difference data in order to support you during the application process.
  • Your consent is also requested to send disability and learning difference data to the College’s Disability Service, part of the Academic Resource Office, if you go on to accept a place with us. The Disability Service will contact you in respect of the services that it offers.

APPLICATION FORM

THIS FORM MUST BE COMPLETED IN FULL, AS IT WILL BE USED AS PART OF YOUR ASSESSMENT OF YOUR SUITABILITY FOR THE PROGRAMME

SECTION 1 PERSONAL DETAILS

SECTION 2 PROGRAMME/MODULE DETAILS

PLEASE INDICATE THE PROGRAMME YOU INTEND TO FOLLOW:

B.A. in Arts & Humanities (PC402)B.A. (Hons) in Arts & Humanities (PC410)B.A. (Hons) in English & History (PC411)B.A. (Hons) in Social, Political & Community Studies (PC405)B.A. in Applied Social Studies (Professional Social Care) (PC404)*

*(PC404)
Stage one – our normal part time plan (takes two years to complete stage one)
Stage two – learner cannot continue on a part time basis and must continue as a FULL TIME learner
Stage three must continue as a FULL TIME learner
Stage four must continue as a FULL TIME learner

If you completed all modules within a stage in full previously, please specify here what stage you are progressing to


CREDITS & MODULES

Part-Time learners may choose a minimum of 5 credits or a maximum of 30 credits per year (15 credits per semester). Full time students undertake 60 credits per year. Learners are advised to familiarise themselves with the programme structure before completing this section. Each programme outline can be found HERE. If you are unsure you can contact the Admissions Office for guidance. Part-time learners (accredited) will not be permitted to take subjects from different stages of a programme, unless it has been approved by the Programme Director.

Semester 1 Modules:

Semester 2 Modules:

SECTION 3 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

Please write a short statement of purpose indicating your reasons for undertaking your chosen course of study.


SECTION 4 EDUCATIONAL DETAILS

Relevant Qualifications
Name of School/College Dates Attended Course Title/Award Gained Awarding Body

SECTION 5 DISABILITIES/ LEARNING DIFFERENCES

Carlow College, St Patrick’s is a protected structure and all areas of the College are not universally accessible. We make every effort to ensure that Mature Student interviews and assessments are held in accessible locations, however, in order to help us to make suitable arrangements, we would appreciate if you would let us know of any access requirements, for example, if you are a wheelchair user or have restricted mobility.
If yes, please provide details:

If you have a disability or learning difference, for example, dyslexia, ASD, hearing or visual impairment and would like to avail of an accommodation during the assessment process, please let us know.
If yes, please provide details:

CONSENT DECLARATION

I consent to my disability and/or learning difference data being used by Carlow College, St Patrick’s to arrange suitable supports for me during the application process. Tick the box if you agree with this statement

I consent to my disability and/or learning difference data being shared with the Disability Service, Academic Resource Office, if I accept a place at Carlow College, St Patrick’s in order that the Disability Service can arrange suitable supports for me. Tick the box if you agree with this statement

You may grant or refuse consent or may later withdraw consent by contacting the Admissions Office. Withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

SECTION 6 ADMINISTRATIVE DETAILS

The following documentation should be uploaded here: Copies of certificates/documentation in relation to education/training achieved, where possible.

SECTION 7 DECLARATION

I confirm that the information given in this form are in all respects true.


Please note that in addition to completion of this application form you may be requested to attend the college for interview. The Admissions Office will contact you with further details regarding interview, if required.

The fees per module are as follows: €250 per 5 Credit Module

Payment of Fees is required in full on or before the day of registration, per semester

A 15% discount on modules will apply to those who are in receipt of Social Welfare payments, proof will be required.

Example: (excluding discount)
The cost of 30 credits per year is €1500 (€750 per semester).
Two part payments of €750 MUST be paid on or before the commencement date each semester.

Example: (with 15% Social Welfare discount)
The cost of 30 credits per year is €1275 (€637.50 per semester)
Two part payments of €637.50 MUST be paid on or before the commencement date each semester.

 

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