Athlone Institute of Technology was established in 1970. The main campus is situated approximately 1.5 miles from the town centre on the Dublin Road. The Institute currently offers an extensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes to 5,000 students, which has been a factor in attracting many industries to the town.


Minimum entry requirements

AIT Entry Requirements 2017

  • If you apply to Athlone Institute of Technology you must achieve the Minimum Entry Requirements for your chosen course.
    AIT offers full-time undergradute courses at level 6, level 7 and level 8.
  • Minimum entry requirements vary from course to course.
  • Students must obtain both the minimum entry requirements and the specific programme requirements.

Students applying to AIT should familiarise themselves with the specific programme requirements listed in our Undergraduate Prospectus and on the website www.ait.ie.

How DARE offers are made

Information on the method of selecting eligible DARE students for the reduced points places is available at:
DARE eligible students who meet minimum entry requirements and specific subject requirements will be offered a place on their chosen course on reduced pints up to a maximum 10% points reduction.  Quotas of places are not reserved for DARE students in AIT.

Information on the number of reduced points places per course available in AIT is available at:


Contact details of the DARE advisor

Ask for: Bernie Langtry

T: 090 646 8142
E: dare@ait.ie
W: www.ait.ie/disability



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Posted by / February 1, 2017