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Saturday 23 June 2018

CAO Guide 2017

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Code Course Points
2015 Final Round 2015 Mid Points
Athlone IT
AL663 Business (Sport & Recreation) 200 290
AL820 Mechanical and Polymer Engineering 315 355
AL761 Hotel & Leisure Management 185 260
AL860 Social Care Practice 310 345
AL733 Forensic Toxicology 205 345
AL764 Early Years Care and Education 275 375
Carlow College
PC410 Humanities 183 320
PC405 Citizenship & Community Studies 267 295
PC411 English and History 270 320
PC404 Applied Social Studies in Social Care 175 335
PC402 Humanities 205 345
Cork IT
CR022 Business Administration 255 300
CR360 Instrument Engineering 300 380
CR657 Hospitality Studies 215 240
CR121 Music at CIT - Cork School of Music 685 # 1005
CR072 Building Services Engineering 0 0
CR510 Sustainable Energy 300 360
CR095 Marine & Plant Engineering at National Maritime College of Ireland 270 335
CR126 Popular Music: Drums at CIT Cork School of Music 695 # 885
CR580 Electrical Power Systems 315 380
CR325 Pharmaceutical Biotechnology 350 395
CR620 Early Years Education 340 415
CR001 Applied Physics and Instrumentation 280 450
CR128 Popular Music: Keyboards at CIT Cork School of Music 1095 # 1135
CR220 Fine Art at CIT Crawford College of Art and Design 515 # 975
CR888 Information Technology Support 0 300
CR333 Nutrition and Health Science 375 410
CR400 Accounting 310 380
CR007 Analytical and Pharmaceutical Chemistry 280 490
CR090 Architectural Technology 240 400
CR340 Analytical Chemistry with Quality Assurance 300 340
CR700 Theatre and Drama Studies at CIT Cork School of Music 745 # 930
CR425 International Business and Language 290 395
CR300 Physical Sciences (Common entry) 280 450
CR077 Craft Technology (Wood) with Business 215 315
CR041 Tourism 235 325
CR106 Software Development 365 380
CR051 Civil Engineering 230 370
CR565 Interior Architecture 300 360
CR105 Chemical and Biopharmaceutical Engineering 425 485
CR640 Culinary Arts 290 395
CR572 Construction Management 240 290
CR010 Agriculture 360 405
CR116 Software Development and Computer Networking 315 345
CR061 Electronic Engineering 240 300
CR109 Structural Engineering 420 445
CR655 Culinary Studies 235 320
CR021 Business Studies 290 400
CR312 Web Development 320 340
CR071 Mechanical Engineering 305 400

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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