Registration Information

Please find below information for both new and continuing students regarding registration for all accredited programmes at IADT. This is correct for the academic year 2018/19.

For First Years + Advanced Entry Students

After you have accepted a place at IADT, an email will be sent to you from the Office of Academic + Student Affairs directing you to register online.  This will usually be sent mid/late August.  Instructions to register online will be included in this email and you must do this prior to attending the Induction + First Year Matters programmes.  These joint programmes take place during the second week of September, for all new students. For 2018/19, this will take place between Monday 10 and Friday 14 September.  New students are expected to be in attendance for all events associated with their programme during the week. Scroll down to find information and instructions for students who are new to IADT (this includes both first year and advanced entry students to other years).

If you accept a place but subsequently decide not to take it up, you must immediately inform our Admissions Office via email to so that your place can be offered to the next person on the waiting list. If you do not register on the appointed date, your place may be forfeited.

If you have registered as a student and then decide to withdraw from your course, it is very important to complete a withdrawal form and return it to the Office of Academic and Student Affairs.  Withdrawal forms are available from  There are important dates for withdrawal of which you should be mindful as this can have an effect on fees if you choose to undertake study elsewhere.  

For Continuing Students

All continuing students must register online before the start of each new academic year.  Registration is now open for students who have already passed and progressed into 2018/19. 

Registration for students who pass Autumn repeats will be available from week beginning Monday 17 September. Students who are returning from a leave of absence, deferral or are repeating the year will be registered on an individual basis over the coming weeks.

Scroll down and read the information and instructions for registering as a continuing student.

For all students, it is vital that you register online as access to the Network, WiFI, Blackboard, Library, and payment of SUSI grants due will be affected.

Information for New Students to IADT

Welcome to IADT; we are delighted that you have accepted a place with us and we hope that you have a rewarding and productive time here.

You will find all the documents you need to register on your chosen course below.

The registration process is:

  1. Accept your place and wait for an email from our Admissions Office notifying you of your student ID number. You will need this to register online
  2. Register online
  3. Email us a digital photo of you, in jpeg format, to  The subject field of the email should state your course code, name and student number 
  4. Pay your fees online at unless you have applied for a SUSI grant
  5. Print and Complete the Student Fees Declaration Form
  6. Bring the Student Fees Declaration Form with you to IADT when you come to register – see the timetable and checklist below

For information on all of these areas, please see links below.

Information for Continuing Students

Welcome back to IADT.  We hope that you are looking forward to the new academic year. 

Classes resume for undergraduates on Monday 17 September 2018.  You can access your timetable here or contact your Faculty Administrative Office for any timetable queries.  For start dates for postgraduate programmes, contact your Lecturer or Faculty Administrative Office.  

Please see the download links below for all the documentation you will need to register for your studies.  

If you have any queries regarding admissions, registration, fees + grants, exams and assessment, please contact one of the members of the Academic + Student Affairs team listed below and they will be happy to assist you.

Undergraduate Admissions, Portfolio Assessment and Advanced Entry 

Anne Farrell, + 353 1 239 4621

Postgraduate Admissions, Special Purpose Awards and Hear + Dare Scheme 

Eileen Mac Namara,, + 353 1 239 4612


John Mernagh,, + 353 1 239 4923

Fees + Grants 

Linda Doyle/Emma Fry,, + 353 1 239 4722/4624

Deferrals, Transcripts and Examinations/Assessments 

Margaret Murray,, + 353 239 4646

Academic + Student Affairs Co-ordinator + Exams

Celine Blacow at, + 353 1 239 4732

Academic + Student Affairs Manager 

David Doyle,, + 353 1 239 4737

Fees + Grants FAQ 

Undergraduate Fees include the Student Contribution and Tuition Fees.  Both of these have to be paid for every student.  

Student Contribution

An annual student contribution (€3,000 in the academic year 2018/19) is payable by all full-time undergraduate students. This fee, subject to change from year to year, includes an examination fee and is payable for each year of study.

To pay your student contribution fee now Click Here.

All students are required to pay the Student Contribution on registration. Students who receive a grant will have this charge refunded. Those in receipt of Back to Education Allowances may qualify for an exemption from the student contribution. An application under the Higher Education Grant Scheme to cover the cost of the student contribution must be submitted to Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) through or

Tuition Fees

Currently, EU nationals (subject to residency requirements) attending full-time Ordinary Degree and Honours Degree courses are not normally required to pay tuition fees. However, non-EU nationals must do so. 

If you are an EU national and have already attended a third level institution, you should be aware that this may affect your entitlement to free tuition fees and maintenance grants. The general principle, with some exceptions, is that you will only receive financial support once for a given stage/year of study.

Postgraduate Fees

Postgraduate courses comprise of just tuition fees, payable by the student. Please refer to the Fee Schedule  for the breakdown of fees by postgraduate course title.

Accredited Part Time Certificate Programmes

Fee must be paid in full prior to registration.

Tax Relief on Fees

Tax relief may be claimed on fees paid in excess of €3,000. The rules in relation to claiming tax relief on fees paid can be found on

Rate of Fees

The rate of fees is determined each year and is subject to change. The rates are normally available by the end of August. The 2018/19 fees are available here.

Can I avail of any grants?

You can obtain details of Maintenance Grant schemes and other supports at or

All applications should be made online to Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) through Decisions regarding eligibility are made by your grant authority and not IADT.

For a comprehensive listing of Frequently Asked Questions on Fees + Grants, please check here