Postgraduate FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions about Postgraduate Study in ATU

Below you will find the most frequently asked questions in relation to postraduate study in ATU. If you have any other question that is not listed here please email us at

What Programmes can I apply for?

ATU offers taught postgraduate and research postgraduate opportunities. To see the list of taught courses we offer, see our Taught Postgraduates . If you are interested in a Research Postgraduate, please see our Research Postgraduate section.

How do I apply for a Postgraduate Course?

ATU accepts direct applications for full-time taught postgraduates from the 1st of November to the 31st of May through Online Admissions.

The web application you will need when submitting an application is E9.

Apply for a taught postgraduate now (link to external site).

For information on how to apply for a research postgraduate please email Research

When will I be offered a place?

Provisional Offers are sent on receipt of applications.

Firm offers will be issued once you achieve the required cognate qualification, have met all other entry requirements and are dependent on the programme being viable.

For courses with limited places and where demand exceeds available places, applicants will be ranked and offered in order of merit of results.

Programmes will commence subject to there being a sufficient number of successful applicants.

Can I defer my place if I'm offered?

No, you cannot defer your offer on a postgraduate programme. If you do not wish to take up your place, please email Admissions and you can re-apply for the programme when you are free to do so.

How much will it cost?

The cost of postgraduate programmes varies and some of the fees do not include registration with external bodies i.e. ACCA or other such fees.

Please see the Fees Section for more information.

Is there any funding available?

SUSI is the national awarding authority for all higher education grants. To see if you are eligible please go to SUSI