Transfer /Add on Applications

Students can use their qualifications to transfer to Ordinary Degree or Honours Degree Courses in Atlantic Technological University, other Institutes of Technology and Universities.

At ATU Sligo we offer our undergraduate students a broad choice of programmes across Higher Certificate, Bachelor Degree, and Honours Bachelor Degree Levels.

After you graduate, you can also study at Master’s and Doctoral level at ATU Sligo, depending on your subject area and qualifications.

Progression/ Add on Courses

How to Apply – Applications are made online via Add-on/ Direct Application form

Add on Progression Routes

Level 6 (Higher Certificate) –> Level 7 (Ordinary Degree)
Level 7 ( Ordinary Degree) –>  Level 8 ( Honours Degree)
Level 8 ( Honours Degree) –>  Level 9 (Masters)

GPA Requirements

Add-on/Direct Application form

View our current Progression routes available in ATU Sligo

Transfer/Advanced Entry

Applicants currently studying or have previously studied but not completed a programme in another Higher Education Institution and now wish to transfer into Year 2, 3, 4 of an Ab-Initio programme in ATU Sligo.

Advanced Entry applications will depend on the availability of places and on the supporting documentation submitted.

How to Apply

  • Download and complete a Transfer Application Form (for year 2, 3, 4 entry). 
  • Submit a transcript of your Higher Education Results for each year of study completed to date.

Application Timelines

  • Closing date: 31st May 2024
  • Transfer Offers Issued: Early July
  • Acceptance of Offer: 2 weeks from receipt of offer by email
  • Commencement of Academic Year: September
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

If you are applying as an International Student, please apply via How to Apply – Institute of Technology Sligo (

This applies to:

  • Non-EU Applicants 
  • EU/EEA applicants applying for postgraduate programmes 
  • EU/EEA applicants applying for advanced entry / transfer to undergraduate programmes


An offer letter will be issued to you by email in July.

2 weeks from receipt of email.

If you wish to withdraw from the course, please read our Withdrawal Policy and complete the online Withdrawal form.


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