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Refunds

 

Full-Time Undergraduate Programmes

For the Academic year 2020/2021 a full refund will be given to Full-time undergraduate students who withdraw before the start date of their course.

  • Start date for Continuing students - 21st September 2020.
  • Start date for New Full-time 1st year students - 5th October  2020.

Students who officially withdraw from their course on or after the start dates above and before 31st October will be refunded 85% of their Semester 1 fees + the €7 USI Levy.

 

Students who officially withdraw from their course before 15th January  2021 will be refunded 100% of their Semester 2 Fees.

 

Students who officially withdraw from their course on or after 15th January  2021 and before 28th February 2021 will be refunded 85% of their Semester 2 fees.

 

NB: Students must complete an official CIT Withdrawal Form (Button below) and return it to the CIT Admissions office by 31st October (Semester 1) or 28th February (Semester 2) in order to be eligible for a refund.

 

 

CAO Applicants

For any CAO applicants, fees paid are refunded or transferred where a student subsequently takes up an offer from another Higher Education Institution or takes up an Apprenticeship or re-attends second level in the same academic year. No administrative charges apply. In such cases the student must submit a letter from the other Institution confirming their enrolment.

 

 

Full-time Postgraduate Programmes:

For the Academic year 2020/2021 a full refund will be given to Full-time Postgraduate students who withdraw before 14th September 2020.

Students who officially withdraw from their course on or after 14th September and before 31st October will be refunded 85% of their Semester 1 fees + the €7 USI Levy.


Students who officially withdraw from their course before 15th January 2021 will be refunded 100% of their Semester 2 Fees.

Students who officially withdraw from their course on or after 15th January 2021 and before 28th February 2021 will be refunded 85% of their Semester 2 fees.

 

 

Part-time and Evening Courses

All part time fees must be paid before commencement of the programme.

  • A full refund will be given to all applicants for courses which do not proceed.
     
  • A full refund will be given to students who withdraw before 14th September 2020.
     
  • For Courses commencing in Semester 2 a full refund will be given to students who withdraw before 15th anuary 2021.
     
  • Where students pay the online application fee to accept an offer, they have 14 days (from the acceptance date) in which to withdraw and claim a full refund provided the course has not commenced.
     
  • An 85% refund will be given to applicants for short courses, if requested up to one week after course commencement. No refunds will be given thereafter. A short course has a duration of 12 weeks or less.
     
  • An 85% refund will be given to applicants for semesterised and full year courses if requested up to one month after the commencement of Semester 1 and before the end of February for Semester 2. No refunds will be given thereafter.
     
  • Where possible payments made online will be refunded to the credit/debit card used.
     
  • Bank Refunds must be made on the appropriate Refund Form which can be requested from the CIT Fees Office.

 

EU Full-time & Part-time Springboard Students

  • Successful Springboard applicants currently in employment are required to pay a 10% contribution towards their course fees.
     
  • The 10% fee applies to level 7, 8 and 9 courses only and must be paid in full when accepting your place on the course.
     
  • Students should note that the 10% contribution is Non-Refundable except where students pay the online application fee to accept an offer, they then have 14 days (from the acceptance date) in which to withdraw and claim a full refund provided the course has not commenced.
     
  • A full refund will be given to all applicants for courses which do not proceed.

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

  • To accept a Conditional or Full Offer students must email international@cit.ie of their intention to accept the offer and pay the required non-refundable deposit to secure their place on their chosen programme. Please refer to your offer letter for details of deposit payment.
     
  • This deposit will be deducted from the overall tuition fee. The balance of the tuition fee must be paid in full prior to registration in September. 
     
  • Deposits will be refunded should a visa application be refused or where students fail to meet the conditions of their offer.  Evidence must be submitted in order for refund to be issued.
     

 

 

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