Pre-University Programmes at Ó Fiaich Institute Dundalk

Pre-University Programmes at Ó Fiaich Institute provides learners with a springboard to access Higher Education. Each Pre-University programme at Ó Fiaich Institute provides a foundation level of knowledge in a specific field which enables students to progress to a range of degree programmes at various Universities or Institutes of Technology and ultimately achieve, a course and career in their desired sector. We offer access to the supports, skills and the knowledge needed to achieve progression to Higher Education.


Pre-University Programmes have several benefits 

  • Achieve the CAO/UCAS requirements to progress to a first choice degree programme at University.
  • All Pre-University foundation programmes are short – no longer than one year.
  • Excellent links to Universities in Ireland, UK and Europe.
  • Meet like-minded learners who have a passion for learning.
  • Programmes offer an excellent introduction to academic writing, research skills and study methods that are invaluable for Higher Education. 



Pre-University Arts 

Pre-University Architecture **NEW

Pre-University Business & Accounting **NEW

Pre-University Computing **NEW

Pre-University Science/Agricultural Science  **NEW

Pre-University Physiotherapy **NEW

Pre-University Teaching **NEW


Application Procedures

All applications for Pre-University programmes should be completed online through our website. Learners are encouraged to apply early as there are limited places available. Some programmes have specific subject requirements. Please feel free to contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for further information.


96% 96% of Students Progessed to Higher Education in 2018

4% 4% of Students Took Other Progression Routes in 2018

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