Full-time Undergraduate Fees - New Students

Student Fees comprise of the following three elements:

  • Student Contribution Charge
  • Union of Students in Ireland (USI) Levy
  • Tuition Fees

STUDENT CONTRIBUTION CHARGE

The Student Contribution Charge for the academic year 2022/2023 is €3,000. This is an annual charge which is set by the Government for all full-time third level students.

Students can apply to Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI) for a grant which, if approved, may cover 50% or 100% of the Student Contribution Charge.

UNION OF STUDENTS IN IRELAND (USI) LEVY

The USI membership levy is €7.00 This Levy is not covered by a SUSI grant and must be paid before the start of Semester 1.

EU TUITION FEES

Many undergraduate students attending publicly funded third-level courses do not have to pay tuition fees. Under the terms of the Free Fees Initiative, the Government will pay these fees to the colleges instead.

Students undertaking a second undergraduate course, non-EU students, students studying by ACCS mode and students taking a year of a course for a second time (i.e. repeating a year/level) may be liable for tuition fees.

Students who have previously attended another third level course must complete a previous college form and submit it to the fees office so we can determine your tuition fee liability.

 

THE FOLLOWING ARE THE TUITION FEES FOR 2022/2023

Programme

Annual EU Tuition Fee Rate

Higher Certificate (Level 6)  €250
Ordinary Degree (Level 7)  €250
Honours Degree (Level 8)  €819
Honours Degree – Architecture, Construction or Engineering (Level 8)  €1,450

 

For Fees purposes students are classified into one of the following 3 Categories:

  1. Free Fees Scheme: Student is liable for the Student Contribution charge and the USI levy.
  2. EU-Fees: Student is liable for the Student Contribution charge, the USI levy and the EU Tuition Fees.
  3. Non-EU Fees: Any student who does not meet the conditions of Free Fees or EU Fees will be liable for Non-EU Fees, regardless of nationality or citizenship. Students classified for fee purposes as Non-EU will not be permitted to change their fee status following admission.

Please go to the following link to check which category you will be assessed under: 

     Criteria for determining the fee status of an applicant.

 

ONLINE REGISTRATION, NOTIFICATION AND PAYMENT OF FEES

New students will receive an email to their personal & MTU Student email address outlining details on how to complete online registration by a specified date.

The email will also include details of your student ID Number and your password which you will need to access Self-Service Banner to complete online registration.

 

Students can view their fees, make a payment and print a receipt online by logging into Self-Service Banner

Please note that online registration must be completed prior to making an online payment of Fees.

In general, the Fees for the full academic year are applied to students accounts in Semester 1.

PAYMENT OPTIONS:

Students can pay the full fee at the start of semester 1 €3,007 Or 

€1,507 before the start of Semester 1 and €1,500 before 31st January.

 

Payment Options: 3,007 + Tuition Fees (If applicable)

While the majority of students will have their tuition fees funded by the HEA under the Free Fees Initiative (FFI) Some students will be liable due to previous attendance at 3rd Level, Non-Residency in the EU for 3 out of the previous 5 years or Non-EU Students assessed for the EU Rate of Fees. 

 

Students liable for the Full tuition fee can pay the full €3,007 + tuition at the start of Semester 1 or

€1,507 + 50% Tuition at the start of Semester 1 & 1,500 + 50% tuition before 31st January. 

 

Students liable for the 50% tuition fees can pay the full €3,007 + 50% tuition at the start of Semester 1 or

€1,507 + 50% Tuition at the start of Semester 1 & 1,500 before 31st January.                                                

 

PAYMENT OPTIONS: STUDENTS IN RECEIPT OF A SUSI GRANT

SUSI will notify the University directly if you have been awarded a grant and we will update your account so please note your initial fees may change.

Students who have applied for a grant and are awaiting approval should pay the €7 USI levy before the start of term.

Students still awaiting grant approval at 31st October should pay the balance of the fees due for Semester 1. If a student is subsequently awarded a refund will be processed. 

Students who have been awarded a 50% Fees grant (€1500) should pay €757 before the start of term and €750 before 31st January.

IMPLICATIONS FOR LATE PAYMENT OF FEES

Where students fail to pay their fees on time their access to IT Services and exam results will be blocked and they may also incur an additional 10% late payment fee.

Students will be notified by email to their student A/C before any restrictions are applied.

WITHDRAWING FROM A COURSE

Students who wish to withdrawn from a course must notify the admissions office by completing the online withdrawal form. Where students fail to inform admissions of their withdrawal they will remain liable for any unpaid fees on their accounts.

SUBMIS​SION​ DEADLINES FOR DEFERRAL REQUESTS

Deferral requests must be submitted to the Admissions Office no later than:

  • Semester 1 - 31st October
  • Semester 2 - 28th February

 

When submitting the Deferral Form to your Head of Department for approval please copy the Admissions Office AdmissionsCork@mtu.ie to ensure your enrolment is updated before the deadline.

 

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