DCU Sees Increase in CAO Applications

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Dublin City University has reported a 15.6% increase in CAO applications for the 2021/22 academic year. More than 47,000 applications were received by DCU for Level 8 courses in 2021.

Nursing undergraduate degree programmes saw a 25% increase in applications on last year.

Electronic & Computer Engineering applications were also up 70%, alongside Computer Sciences up 54% and Engineering up 29%.

Communications and media applications also rose with the Joint Honours in Media Studies up 38%.

DCU Sees Increase in CAO Applications

Speaking about the rise in applications, Prof. Daire Keogh, President of Dublin City University said:

“I am delighted to see the continued strong growth in demand for DCU undergraduate programmes. This is an endorsement of the excellence of the courses we offer, but also the proven employability of DCU graduates. I am particularly pleased to see the high demand for our DCU Futures programmes. These new degrees demonstrate our innovative approach to higher education, our industry links, and our commitment to preparing students for the rapidly changing workplace.”

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