Welcome to the Access Programmes Office

Welcome to the Access Programmes Office

Applications for academic year 24/25 will open in April 2024.

Access programmes are designed to provide a supportive educational environment which prepare students academically and personally for a full-time undergraduate degree at third level. Find out if an Access Programme is for you!

Click here for the Access Diploma Programmes Guide.

Applications for academic year 24/25 will open in April 2024.

Am I eligible to apply?

This scheme facilitates prospective students who are resident for 1 year or more in the Border Midlands and Western (BMW) region and County Clare.

Applicants are assessed according to their socio-economic status. Applicants must supply evidence of a full year's household income for the previous calendar year with their application. Income limits are consistent with the Higher Education Access Route to Education (HEAR) Scheme

Costs

Access Course costs for those selected are borne by the University, contingent upon funding. 

Any queries please contact the Access Centre on the ground floor of Áras Uí Chathail, University of Galway Campus. Service provision is currently by appointment only, please submit queries by email to: access@universityofgalway.ie

Access Programme for School Leavers

More Information and Application Form

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Access Programme for Mature Student

More Information and Application Form

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Part-Time Courses - Mature Students

More Information and Application Form

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