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The MIC Virtual Open Day will take place on 27 October. You can register for the event here

In addition, prospective students interested in post-primary teaching at MIC will also have the opportunity to visit our Thurles campus in-person on 6 November. You can register for the event here

Links to all of the live talks will be available here on 27 October. The talks will take place via MS Teams. You can download MS Teams here. If you cannot download MS Teams, it is best to view the live talks using an up to date browser, such as Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge.

The best way to view the talks on the day is to use a PC or laptop but tablets and smartphones will also work. There will also be an opportunity to submit your questions during the live talks. 

All of the talks taking place on the day will be recorded and available to view on our CAO Hub after the Virtual Open Day has taken place. 


The Bachelor of Science in Psychology is a new four-year, full-time honours degree (Level 8) programme, which will be available from 2022. This unique programme provides a comprehensive undergraduate education in Psychology and includes learning in the workplace. This blend of scientific theory and real-world application gives students a chance to develop incredibly valuable critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills.

A full list of MIC's undergraduate programmes can be found here


Each year, MIC awards 50 Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships, valued at €2,000 each, on the basis of results obtained in the Irish Leaving Certificate Examination. 

Two elite Sports Scholarships are available for students who have excelled in their chosen sport(s), worth up to €4,000 and delivered through a fee waiver and additional benefits. 

GAA Bursaries, valued at €750, are awarded on an annual basis in recognition of sporting achievements of male and female students within the arena of intervarsity, club, county and regional Gaelic Games. 

The Rachel Kenneally Memorial Award is a bursary scheme funded by Munster LGFA on an annual basis in memory of MIC graduate, Rachel Kenneally. The bursaries, which are valued at €750 each, are awarded to those who are involved in ladies football in Munster (playing, coaching, administration, etc.). Applicants must be a member of an LGFA club in a Munster county. 

More information can be found here


MIC’s CAO Points Concession Sports Scheme is an academic entry scheme for performance athletes applying for a full-time Level 8 undergraduate programme at MIC Limerick or MIC Thurles. Up to 10 places across all undergraduate programmes are reserved for outstanding candidates who have achieved a very high level of sporting performance and who are committed to continuing to develop their sporting and academic careers.

More information can be found here

Limerick Campus

Courtbrack Student Accommodation is a purpose-built unit providing quality self-catering accommodation for all undergraduate students. The complex, situated on Courtbrack Avenue, is approximately a five-minute walk from our Limerick campus. 

Thurles Campus

There are 36-ensuite bedrooms conveniently located on our Thurles campus. Spread over three floors, the accommodation is available on a single room basis.

Private Rented Accommodation

Students also have a variety of private-rented options to choose from including private houses, apartments and rooms all within walking distance of both campuses. A full list of private accommodation is available on this page.

More information on accommodation options and how to book MIC accommodation can be found here

Details on the fees for undergraduate study at MIC can be found here

If you have queries about fees, please email StudentFees@mic.ul.ie.

SUSI Grants 

Students can apply for a grant through Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) and if they meet certain criteria, they may be eligible for full or partial financial support.

If you have queries about grants, please email StudentGrants@mic.ul.ie.

More information about SUSI grants can be found here

Student Assistance Fund

The Student Assistance Fund (SAF) provides financial support to full or part-time students who are experiencing temporary or ongoing financial difficulties while attending college. The SAF is designed to provide a source of financial support in addition to other sources of income such as a SUSI grant.

More information about the Student Assistance Fund can be found here

1916 Bursary Fund

The 1916 Bursary Fund provides financial support to students identified by higher education institutions as being the most socio-economically disadvantaged from specified target groups, and it complements existing student supports and access initiatives.

More information about the 1916 Bursary Fund can be found here

MIC offers a range of holistic supports designed to help students if and when they may need them.

The supports available to all students include:

  • Academic Learning Centre
  • Chaplaincy
  • Counselling
  • Gender Orientation Support 
  • Student Parent Support 
  • Disability Support 
  • Health Promotion 
  • Medical Centre
  • ICT Services

More information can be found here.

More information about MIC's Disability Support Service can be be found here

The Higher Education Access Route (HEAR) and the Disability Access Route to Education (DARE) are two undergraduate entrance schemes running at MIC.

The Disability Access Route to Education (DARE) is a third-level alternative admissions scheme for school-leavers whose disabilities have had a negative impact on their second level education.

The Higher Education Access Route (HEAR) is a third-level alternative admissions scheme, which offers places on reduced points and extra college supports to school leavers from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds who are resident in the Republic of Ireland.

More information on both of these schemes can be found here

You can email StudentRecruitment@mic.ul.ie and our team will be happy to help with any questions you may have.