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How it works and how to apply



How it works

  • Students apply to the Trinity International Foundation Programme
  • Accepted students to the Trinity International Foundation Programme are also given a conditional offer to study as an undergraduate at Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin, the following academic year
  • During the Foundation year students study English language; Mathematics; critical thinking; communication skills; as well as subject-specific courses in their chosen stream
  • Students who successfully complete the Trinity International Foundation Programme and achieve the required grades are guaranteed entry into their chosen degree stream the following academic year
  • Medicine, Music, Drama and Dentistry students are required to pass an interview and achieve the required grades to progress to their chosen degree

How to Apply

Applications for the Trinity International Foundation Programme will open on 1st November 2021.

The process for making your application will be outlined here; please check back once applications are open.

If you have any questions in the meantime, you can contact us on IFP@tcd.ie