Key dates for the 2019 / 2020 academic year

Semester 3 From To
Semester 3 classes commence 25/05/20 14/08/20
Autumn Repeat Assessments 12/08/20 21/08/20
Semester 3 Assessments 21/08/20 26/08/20

*Please note the dates above are subject to change.

Key dates for the 2020 / 2021 academic year

Semester 1 From To

Deadline date for international applicants that need an entry visa (Autumn '20 intake)

*Please note the above dates are a general guide, deadlines for specific countries may apply. Please contact international@ncirl.ie if you have a query regarding this.

- 24/07/20
Deadline date for international students that don't need an entry visa (Autumn '20 intake)

*Please note the above dates are a general guide, deadlines for specific countries may apply. Please contact international@ncirl.ie if you have a query regarding this.
- 14/08/20
Online registration for returning students opens TBC TBC
Deadline date for international students living in Ireland - Undergraduate programmes (Autumn '20 intake) 

*Please note the above dates are a general guide, deadlines for specific countries may apply. Please contact international@ncirl.ie if you have a query regarding this.
  28/08/20
Deadline for international students living in Ireland - Masters and Higher Diploma programmes (Autumn '20 intake)

*Please note the above dates are a general guide, deadlines for specific countries may apply. Please contact international@ncirl.ie if you have a query regarding this.
- 11/09/20
Registration and Orientation for all students begins TBC TBC
Semester 1 classes commence for the 2-year, part-time, BA (Hons) in Business Management and BA (Hons) in HRM Strategy and Practice 14/09/20 18/12/20
Semester 1 classes commence for Undergraduate Full-Time Students and all Part-Time Students


Continuing Full-Time School of Computing Postgraduate Students

Continuing Full-Time School of Business Postgraduate Students

28/09/20




28/09/20  


05/10/20
18/12/20




18/12/20 


18/12/20  
Semester 1 classes commence for new full time postgraduate students  5/10/20 18/12/20
Reading week

Lectures recommencing Saturday 14 th November

09/11/20 13/11/20
Deadline date for international applicants that need an entry visa (January '21 intake) 11/12/20 -
Deadline date for international students that don't need an entry visa (January '21 intake)  07/01/21  -
Deadline for international students living in Ireland (January '21 intake)  08/01/21  -
Semester 1 exams 05/01/21 16/01/21
Semester 2 From To
Semester 2 classes commence for all students

*Classes start on Saturday 23rd January 
23/01/21 30/04/21
Reading week
*No lectures Sat 20th March
*Saturday lectures recommencing 27th March
15/03/21 20/03/21
Easter Holidays

*No lectures Fri 2nd April and Sat 3rd April

02/04/21 09/04/21
Spring Graduation TBC -
Semester 2 lectures end - 30/04/21  
Semester 2 exams 07/05/21   22/05/21
 
Semester 3 From To
Semester 3 classes commence 24/05/21 14/08/21  
Autumn Repeat Exams 12/08/21 28/08/21
Semester 3 Exams 20/08/21 28/08/21

*Please note the dates above are subject to change.