Griffith College Dublin welcomes applications from mature applicants for any full or part time programme. A mature applicant is defined as 23 years of age, on or before January 1st of the year of entry.
You may have some easy questions;
What is the timetable like for completing a law degree by night?
How do mature students apply to Griffith College?
Does it matter if I have a learning disability?
You may have some difficult questions;
How can I find a balance with my professional and personal commitments?
I haven't been to College before. What support mechanisms are there to assist me?
Where can I find out information on career opportunities available in my area?
Whatever your query, this section will have the answer and is complimented by a dedicated Mature Student Officer on e-mail to help. Mail firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
Mature applicants should demonstrate an ongoing interest and commitment to the subject matter of the course for which they are applying through their life and/or work experience. A brief summary of past educational and work experience in the form of an up to date CV (with a copy of relevant documentation) should be sent along with evidence of date of birth (copy of passport, driver's licence or birth cert.) and a completed direct entry application form.
Mature students should complete in full the online application form which is available on www.gcd.ie/apply. Applications must be made by 31st August on the year of entry.
Griffith College is an independent college and as such tuition fees apply on all programmes. Please consult www.gcd.ie/fees for more details.
Most courses of two or more years' duration have been approved for tax relief which all students can avail of. Applicants should note that the qualifying conditions for relief may differ for full and part-time students. Further information on claiming tax relief and a list of GCD courses approved for tax relief can be found at http://www.revenue.ie/en/tax/it/leaflets/it31.html
Students may also avail of some (but not all) government maintenance assistance such as the Back to Education Allowance, details of which can be found on http://www.studentfinance.ie/mp7237/back-to-education-allowance/index.html