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Irish universities typically offer two major intakes, in the Autumn and Spring. Some also offer a third, generally shorter intake in the summer. Have a look at the Irish intake seasons below

September/OctoberAutumn/Fall Intake
Biggest intake of the year:

Most number of universities offering the most seats for their programs

January/FebruarySpring Intake
Second biggest intake of the year:

Best option for those who miss the Autumn intake

The deadline for applying to Irish universities will depend on your chosen program, intake, study level, and the university itself. In general, deadlines may look as follows – note, though, that you should always check your university’s deadlines before shortlisting your programs for application.

IntakeDeadlineWhen to apply
Autumn (September/October)Regular Application
Rolling Admissions
Spring (January/February)Regular Application
Rolling Admissions
Additional Intakes (Apr/May)Depends on the universityDepends on the university

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