Postgraduate Applications Centre - PDE FAQ
The application fee is 80 up to and including 01 December 2012. The late application fee is 120 up to and including 09 January 2013. This online processing fee is payable to PAC and is non refundable.
Applicants using webmail email addresses, please note if you have the high junk mail filtering option in your email account, emails from the Postgraduate Applications Centre may be flagged as Junk. You will need to either reduce the Junk mail filter or else add the Postgraduate Applications Centre (firstname.lastname@example.org) email address as your safe sender.
No, you must complete an online application. You will need a working email address to use this facility as all correspondence with regard to your application will be communicated to you by email. If you do not have access to a personal computer or at work, maybe try a relative or a friend. Internet facilities should also be available at your local library or at an Internet cafe.
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You will receive an email alert from the Postgraduate Applications Centre to check your application status on the My PAC section of the online application system. It is vital that you give the correct email address on your online application and that your email account is working. It is also important that you check your email regularly.
After you have submitted your application fee payment details on the online application system, you must print the Application Receipt. The Application Receipt page will include your PAC application Number. You can also log onto the PAC System, and select 'Application Status' on the right navigation menu. Your complete and incomplete applications will be displayed here.
If you are a graduate we require a statement of results obtained on the completion of each year of study to date plus evidence of any other qualification claimed on your application.
If you are an undergraduate we require a statement of results obtained on the completion of each year of study to date (not Erasmus or equivalent).
Supporting documents must be submitted within 7 days of making an on-line application, stating your PAC Application Number clearly on all documents.
Documentation Closing Date :
Standard Applications 01 December 2012.
Late Applications 09 January 2013.
Applicants experiencing difficulties making an online application can contact the PAC at
Postgraduate Applications Centre,
1 Courthouse Square,
Tel: +353 (0)91 549260
Fax: +353 (0)91 563056