Fees and Grants

Information regarding fees & grants for students studying full time on campus, international students and apprentices

Payment Options & Payment Deadlines

Full-time EU students ONLY

Self Funding Students

Students can choose one of the following payment plan options:

  1. Pay 100% of your fees via Self Service Banner using your student login details.
  1. Pay 50% by October 31st 2023, and 50% by January 31st 2024 via Self Service Banner using your login details.
  2. Pay 20% on the day of registration, then 10% per month via Self Service Banner using your student login details. Eight monthly payments between October 20th to May 20th, full payments of fees by final deadline of June 1st. To avail of this option please complete the Instalment Plan Form.

    Please refer to the Fee Payment Guide for further information

ATU Sligo Yeats Library

How to pay your fees – online payment with a debit/credit card

Access the Online Payment System

  1. Registered students only
  2. Enter Student ID and your password
  3. Select Pay Fees
  4. Select academic year and Click on Submit
  5. Select the Pay Now button and input the amount you need to pay
  6. Press Submit

Ensure to enter the cardholder’s name, phone number and email address which is linked to the bank card for authentication purposes.

Employer Funded/Skillnet Funding Students

If your Employer/ Skillnet is paying ATU Sligo please email feecollection.sligo@nullatu.ie for an Employer Sponsor form

At registration, you will be prompted to pay your fees. If you are a Employer / Skillnet funded student, you should select No under the payment section of registration.

Important Information:

  1. Data Protection Regulation: We are unable to discuss a student’s fee liability/payments/registration status with a parent/guardian/employer unless the student has provided prior written consent to the fees collection office.
  2. Students who have a recognised Sponsor (Employer/ Skillnet) are liable for any unpaid fees should the Sponsor default on payment. Please complete the Sponsor Details Form.
  3. Students who wish to leave ATU within the Academic Year must contact their Head of Department to discuss and complete a Withdrawal form.
  4. Students who withdraw from ATU after the 31st of October may have a fee liability and should contact their Fees Office to check any fee liability if in this situation.
  5. Student on short courses and students repeat attending with fees of €500 and under must pay 100% of their fees at registration or 2 instalments of 50% fees for that course. First payment due by 31st October and second payment due by 31st January.

Late Fee payment Penalties

Students who have not paid at least 50% of their fees by 31 October 2023 will lose access to Moodle and Email, unless they set up an agreed, signed Instalment plan with the Grants & Fees Office.

IMPORTANT: Full-time undergraduate students who have applied for a Grant and have not received notification of eligibility for their grant from the awarding body by 31 October 2023 must either pay 50% of the fee owing to the Institute or set up an agreed, signed instalment plan.  Any surplus monies paid will be refunded to the student’s bank account once their full grant is received. 

Students who have not paid the second instalment by 31 January 2024 will lose access to Moodle and Email, unless they are on an agreed, signed instalment plan with the Grants & Fees Office.

IMPORTANT – PLEASE NOTE:

  • Non-receipt of a Fee Reminder letter/email/text by a student will not be accepted as a valid reason for non-payment of fees.
  • Students with outstanding fees for a prior academic year will lose access to enrolment records, examination results and academic transcripts.
  • Examination results will not be released to any student with outstanding fees. 
  • Students will not be permitted to register for the next academic session or graduate until their outstanding fees are paid in full

Undergraduate full-time students

Student Contribution Fee – the student contribution fee is €3000 per academic year. On registration, students have the option to pay in two instalments.

Tuition Fee – the Department of Education pays tuition fees for all full-time students who are citizens of a Member State of the EU and who meet the residency requirements. Most full-time undergraduate students will be covered by the Free Fees Initiative scheme for their tuition fee.

Students undertaking a second undergraduate programme, students studying by ACCS mode and students taking a year of a programme for a second time (i.e. repeating a year/level) may be liable for tuition fees in addition to the €3000 student contribution fee of;

  • Higher Certificate (Level 6) €250
  • Ordinary Degree (Level 7) €250
  • Honours Degree (Level 8) €819
  • Engineering (Level 8) €1450
Student on laptop

For more information on fees and grants, go to:

Undergraduate Students from Northern Ireland & Great Britain

Students from Northern Ireland or Great Britain do not have to pay tuition fees to study in the Republic of Ireland.

They pay the €3000 student contribution fee.

A Student Contribution Loan can be secured to cover this cost in the UK through the Student Loans Company.

Useful links:

Grants

Third Level Student Grants

Students can make a grant application online to Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI).

Student grants are divided into maintenance grants, fee grants and the postgraduate contributions.

SUSI opens their online application in April and it closes in November.

A student in the building

Useful links:

Repeat Attend Students

Full Time Students

The relevant full-time fee is adjusted pro-rata and students are charged on a per-credit basis. 

The Registration fee is also calculated pro rata on a per credit basis. 

Repeat attending students, if you intend to repeat attend one or more subjects, you will need to 

  1. Contact your Head of Departments to obtain permission to repeat attend. 
  2. Repeat Attend form for 2024/25 Academic Year will be available in July 2024.

Click here to view the undergraduate repeat fees. 

Part-time/ACCS Students

Please email admissions.sligo@nullatu.ie for information on repeating a part-time or online course/exam with your Student ID and details of your course

Online Students

 

 



For information regarding the fee and funding options available for studying studying online and part time courses please visit our dedicated Online & Distance Learning Fees and Grants page.

Fees & Grants

Online & Distance Learners

International Students

Full-Time Tuition Fees for new IT Sligo non-EU students from 2022/23 are as follows:

  • Undergraduate: €10,500 per academic year 
  • Postgraduate: €12,000 per academic year

For more information about Non-EU Tuition Fees including payment methods and scholarships please visit the International Office

Tax Relief on Fees If you do not qualify for free fees you may be entitled to tax relief. Information may be obtained from Revenue. The tax relief applies to both undergraduate and postgraduate course fees.

IT Sligo students

Frequently Asked Questions

Under the Higher Education Free Fees Initiative (this scheme is currently under review), the State pays the tuition costs for eligible full-time, non-repeat undergraduate, EU/EEA/Swiss confederation students who:

  • Are first-time undergraduates.
  • Hold EU/EEA/Swiss Confederation nationality or official refugee status contact see here for details.
  • Have been ordinarily resident in an EU/EEA/Swiss Confederation member state for at least three of the last five years preceding their entry to an approved course.

Programme  Level  

Annual EU Tuition Fee Rate

Higher Certificate (Level 6)             

€250

Ordinary Degree (Level 7)      

€250

Honours Degree (Level 8)   

€819

Honours Degree – Engineering (Level 8) 

€1,450

Only students who are not eligible under the initiative are liable to pay full charges.

Students who are classified as non-EU students pay non-EU rates. See the table below for the fees schedule and information. 

Fees are set by the Department of Education and Skills.

 

The Student Contribution Charge for undergraduate students who qualify for ‘free fees’ is €3,000 in 2023/24.

If you are eligible under the Higher Education Free Fees initiative, you will have to pay the Student Contribution Charge.

If you are not eligible for this, you will have to pay the full programme rate, which includes the Student Contribution Charge and Student Tuition Charge.

Students have the option to pay the Student Contribution in two parts: at the start of semester one and at the start of semester two. Reductions for second and subsequent children take place via the Revenue.

For more information and a detailed breakdown of funding options for different enrolment routes please see the table below. 

 

New entrants to the Higher Education Grants Scheme will be managed through the Student Universal Support Ireland [SUSI] system, rather than through individual County Councils, Local Authorities or VECs. Some continuing students [pre-SUSI] will be managed by their existing grant authority. If you think you are eligible for a grant you should deal directly with SUSI via email or by phone – +353 818 888 777.

SUSI WEBSITE

SUSI FACEBOOK

SUSI TWITTER HELPDESK

If you are due a refund, please submit your Student ID to this link with Subject line: “Refund Form Request”. 

Fill in the Repeat Attend form (full time-students only)

Please note: different repeat fee rates will apply for students on Non-EU tuition fees. 

Repeat Attend Fees table for 2022/23

Phase Duration

Trade

Phase

ATU Sligo Apprentice Student Contribution

10/11 weeks

Toolmaking

Phase 4 & Phase 6

€1,000

10/11 weeks

Carpentry

Phase 4 & Phase 6

€1,000

10/11 weeks

Electrical

Phase 4 & Phase 6

€1,000

PAYMENT OPTIONS

Option 1:   

 100% on registration

Option 2:  

100% by 30 September (Term 1) or

100% by 31 January (Term 2)

Late Fee Payment Penalties

IMPORTANT – PLEASE NOTE:

  • Non-receipt of a Fee Reminder letter/email/text by a student will not be accepted as a valid reason for non-payment of fees.
  • Students with outstanding fees for a prior academic year will lose access to enrolment records, examination results and academic transcripts.
  • Examination results will not be released to any student with outstanding fees. 
  • Students will not be permitted to register for the next academic session or graduate until their outstanding fees are paid in full

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