Registering as a returning student

 

We are delighted to welcome you back to National College of Ireland and we hope you are looking forward to your next year of study.

Please find below semester one commencement dates for the new academic year 2020/2021:

Course Type

Classes Commencing Week Beginning

BA (Hons) Business Management (Part-Time), BA (Hons) HRM Strategy & Practice (Part-Time)

Monday 14th September

All Other Part Time Undergraduate Students, Full Time Undergraduate Students, Continuing Part-Time Postgraduate Students, Continuing Full-Time School of Computing Postgraduate Students

Monday 28th September

Continuing Full-Time School of Business Postgraduate Students

Monday 5th October

 

Please note that the above dates are indicative only and may be subject to change. Semester One timetables will be published on the Timetable website in advance of the commencement of term. Students are advised to check the Timetable website regularly before the commencement of classes to be sure they are aware of all correct class dates and times.

The 2020/2021 academic calendar is available here.


2020/2021 Registration for returning students will open on 23rd June 2020

Fees must be paid before the date of your first class or access to college services will be affected and a late fee charge will be applied.  

Students must register by paying their fees online.

The exception to this is BA (Honours) Psychology Full-Time Students who cannot pay fees and register online. Please see the note for BA (Honours) Psychology Full-Time Students in the Returning Full-Time Students drop down below. 

Please read the below information carefully as the registration process may differ slightly for specific courses.  You will need your username and password to access online registration services. If you have forgotten your password, you can reset it online.

Please note the below with regard to payments:

  • The College no longer accepts cash on campus
  • The College does not accept American Express cards as a method of payment.
  • If you are being sponsored the Sponsorship Form (PDF) must be downloaded, signed and returned to the Fees Office at fees@ncirl.ie
  • If you are availing of a direct debit plan you must download, fill out and return the Direct Debit Form (PDF) to the Fees Office, fees@ncirl.ie

If you notice anything unusual with your fees calculation, please email admissions@ncirl.ie quoting your student name and number and the issue you are experiencing. We will reply to your query as soon as possible.

If you are paying by bank transfer, please see bank account details below. Please ensure you place your student number as the transfer reference.

BANK NAME: Bank Of Ireland
ACCOUNT NAME: National College of Ireland
BANK ACCOUNT NUMBER: 17527802
SORT CODE: 90-01-72
BANK ADDRESS: Ranelagh, Dublin 6
SWIFT CODE: BOFIIE2D
IBAN: IE38 BOFI 9001 9917527802

BIC CODE: BOFIIE2D

Returning Full-Time Students

To register online, please follow the How to Register Online (PDF) step-by-step guide. 

Students who are not in receipt of SUSI funding for the Student Contribution Fee (SCF), please note the following:

  • The Student Contribution Fee (SCF) for the academic year 2020/2021 is €3,000.
  • If you were not awarded grant funding from a local authority/VEC/SUSI, you must pay at least 20% of the SCF to register, plus the €80 gym fee.
  • Please note that 50% of the SCF must be paid by 30th November, with the balance payable at the start of the second semester.
  • If you elect to sign up for a Direct Debit, then the direct debit payment commences 5th October. If you choose the direct debit option, you must pay a 20% deposit online and fill out the direct debit form and return it to fees@ncirl.ie before 28th September.
 

Students in receipt of a SUSI grant, please note the following:

  • Students that have been awarded funding in previous years in respect of the SCF will have to pay the outstanding €80 gym membership fee to register. 

 

Self Funding Students

If you have a fee category of self-funding you are liable to pay the following:

  • Tuition fees
  • Student contribution fee
  • Gym membership fee

In order to be registered for the upcoming academic year you must pay the following at a minimum:

  • 50% of the student contribution fee (€1,500) AND
  • 50% of your tuition fees AND
  • €80 gym membership fee in full

 

BA Honours in Psychology (Full Time)

Students of the BA Honours in Psychology (full-time) cannot pay their fees online. 

The fee for this course is €5,900. 

You must pay 20% of fees due before the commencement of classes. If you do not choose to pay by direct debit, 50% of fees must be paid by 30th November, with the balance payable at the start of the second semester.

If you wish to spread the cost of your fees by direct debit you can do so by paying a 20% deposit of the total course fee (€1,180), together with the €80 gym membership fee, before the commencement of term. You must also complete and return the direct debit form to fees@ncirl.ie. You will then pay the remaining fee in eight monthly instalments of €590 beginning 5th October. 

Fees can be paid using a credit or debit card by calling 1850 221 721 or by bank transfer using the account details above. 

 

Repeat Sitting and 3rd Year Computing Students

Please note, 3rd year full-time computing students on work placement or those who have sat repeat exams will be able to register online once the results are released in September.

Returning Part-Time Students

To register online, please follow the How to Register Online (PDF) step-by-step guide. 

If you wish to pay your fees by direct debit, you must log into your student account to pay the initial 20% deposit. Then download, complete and return the direct debit form to the Fees Office.

If you are being fully funded by your employer, you must download, complete and return the Sponsorship Form to the Fees Office

If you are being partially funded by your employer, download, complete and return the Sponsorship Form to the Fees Office. In order to pay the balance please login to your student account and click on the service Pay Fees and follow the instructions online.

Returning Part-Time Masters Students

If you are moving from 1st year to 2nd year, please note you will be rolled and automatically registered in the next academic session. You will be notified by email once this occurs. This is not confirmation of your end of year results. In the event that you are unsuccessful and therefore ineligible to progress into 2nd year, any monies paid will be refunded or offset against the cost of repeating a module.

This applies to the following part-time courses:

  • MSc in Management
  • MSc in Marketing
  • Masters in Business Administration
  • MSc in Finance
  • MSc in International Business

Part-time Masters students can pay their fees in a number of ways:

  • If you are being fully funded by your employer, you can download, fill out and return the Sponsorship Form to the Fees Office (fees@ncirl.ie
  • If you are being partially funded by your employer, you can download fill out and return the Sponsorship Form to the Fees Office (fees@ncirl.ie). In order to pay the balance, please login to your student account and click on the service Pay Fees and follow the instructions online.
  • If you wish to pay your fees by direct debit, you must log into your student account to pay the initial 20% deposit. To make a payment, please login to your student account and click on the service Pay Fees and follow the instructions online. Then download, complete and return the direct debit form to the Fees Office (fees@ncirl.ie).

Adding Teams Events

What if there is no learning event scheduled in Teams or Outlook?

A. You may have registered with the College after your learning event was set up and cannot see a scheduled event in Teams or Outlook.  This is nothing to worry about it, simply watch the instructional video on syncing your lecture calendar. 

Please be aware when doing the above the sync is not immediate, it will take a couple of hours for your events to show in your calendar. Please ensure you complete the above in enough time BEFORE your lecture is due to commence. 

HEA Data Collection Notice

NCI is required to collect data from students, and pass this data to the Higher Education Authority in order for them to perform their statutory functions under the Higher Education Authority Act, 1971. Students are advised to consult the Student Collection Notice published here for further information.