St. Finian’s Community College are very proud of our links with DCU and Ireland’s largest and very first University based Access Programme. DCU have a strong tradition of creating equality of access to third level education for students from groups currently under-represented in higher education. The DCU Community are proud to have pioneered Ireland’s first ever Third Level Access Route and are committed to ensuring that all students, regardless of their social, cultural or financial means, have the right and the opportunities to engage and succeed in education.
- Students are given direct entry into year 1 of a level 8 degree in DCU.
- Students may qualify for reduced point entry or
- Students who achieve the necessary points for their course will be eligible to compete for an accommodation scholarship. There are a limited number of scholarships offered at either a 50% or 100% subsidy.
- All DCU Access students are eligible for a range of other financial, academic, social and personal supports.
For more information see https://www.dcu.ie/access/index.shtml