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Sunday 25 June 2017

CAO Guide 2016

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Code Course Points
2015 Final Round 2015 Mid Points
American College
AC120 International Business 270 280
AC137 Liberal Arts 280 315
Athlone IT
AL840 Pharmaceutical Science 260 320
AL704 Computer Engineering 205 325
AL710 Mechanical Engineering 225 350
AL854 Business Psychology 300 340
AL632 Science (Bioscience/Chemistry) 450 495
AL836 Health Science and Nutrition 365 390
AL832 Psychiatric Nursing 390 400
AL712 Mechatronics 185 295
AL651 Music & Instrument Technology 195 320
AL731 Veterinary Nursing 425 465
AL852 Accounting 305 380
AL652 Business in Equine Studies 105 300
AL841 Sports Therapy with Rehabilitation 400 425
AL721 Civil Engineering 155 275
AL657 Computing for Business 300 315
AL654 Accounting Technician 0 325
AL602 Mechanical Engineering 175 260
AL801 Software Design (Common Entry 280 345
AL830 General Nursing 420 435
AL631 Dental Nursing 265 330
AL660 Culinary Arts 233 330
AL751 Digital Marketing 0 0
AL760 Spa & Wellness Management 210 305
AL763 Design (Communications) (Restricted) 680 # 930
AL810 Quantity Surveying 0 0
AL730 Biotechnology 245 380
AL838 Biotechnology 285 340
AL850 Business 300 355
AL861 Animation and Illustration 0 0
AL765 Applied Social Studies in Socail Care 0 0
AL734 Pharmacutical Science (Drug Design and Development) 205 285
AL705 Softwear Development (Mobile Apps and Connected Devices) 210 330
AL711 Mechanical Engineering and Renewable Energy 245 375
AL842 Bioveterinary Science 325 385
AL851 Business and Law 300 340
AL650 Business 210 310
AL837 Sports Science and Exercise Physiology 370 390
AL833 Mature Applicants Psychiatric Nursing 167 # 175
AL713 Engineering Common Entry 220 400
AL653 Office Management 105 200
AL601 Electronics and Computer Engineering 210 315
AL630 Pharmacy Technician 270 390
AL703 Network Management 205 510
AL701 ICT Engineeirng: Electronics and Wireless, Network Mgt, Computer Eng 210 285
AL750 Smart Technology for Business 205 320
AL604 Civil Engineering 175 305
AL831 Mature Applicants General Nursing 176 * # 182
AL820 Mechanical and Polymer Engineering 315 355

How to read the table

These tables contain all courses currently available for application through the CAO for 2016, including any changes which have been announced since the publication of the CAO handbook 2016. Further changes may occur in the months ahead. Students should keep an eye on the college alert lists, which can be found in the student resource section of the CAO website. Applications can be made for these courses during the change of mind period.

This unique chart gathers together information in a format which is not available in any other single location. Courses are listed by subject area allowing applicants to review easily all the courses relevant to their area of interest. It will also assist applicants in reviewing similar courses which they have not yet considered.

Some courses may appear more than once. This is because they are considered to contain a strong element of two subject areas and students may approach these courses from different perspectives. Other courses may have been included only once, even though they contain elements which could be included in another subject area. However these elements are not the main focus of this course.

It is essential that applicants research all courses in which they are interested. Those who drop out of college in first year most commonly report that their reason for doing so was that the content of the courses was different to what they expected. One must not presume to understand the content of the course from the title or that courses from with the same name in different colleges have the same content.

The table includes both the final points for 2015 as well as the mid points. This allows students to see the minimum points that were needed to be offered a place last year as well as providing an indication of the points other applicants attained by giving the mid-way between the highest and lowest points attained by those who were offered a place.

In some cases there are no points listed as these courses are appearing on the CAO for the first time.

* not all on this score were offered places

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