DFEI Advanced Entry Links

DFEi has negotiated advanced entry into the second year of named higher education courses from the following FETAC Level 6 courses (subject to terms and conditions)

DFEi course

3rd Level College 3rd Level Course

Course Code

Advanced Certificate in Journalism DIT
2nd Year Journalism
DT 582
Advanced Certificate in TV and Digital Film Production IADT
2nd Year Film and Television Production
DL 045
Advanced Certificate in Business Enterprise and Management IADT
2nd Year Business Studies Entrepreneurship and Management
DL 245
Advanced Certificate in Business Enterprise and Management IADT
2nd Year Business Studies Entrepreneurship

DL 231

Advanced Certificate in Furniture Making and Restoration GMIT (Letterfrack)
2nd Year Furniture Design and Manufacture
GA 970
Advanced Certificate in Networks and Software Systems Athlone IT
2nd Year Business Computing
AL 750


For full details of all progression routes visit www.cao.ie and www.fetac.ie or contact the admissions office of the relevant higher education institutions.

Other Links

  • DFEi has established a link between the Nursing Studies course and the Nursing Degree taught at the University of Southampton. Application is made through www.ucas.com and prospective learners are interviewed by staff from the  university. Other UK universities also accept applications from our Nursing Studies graduates.
  • Links have been established with UK universities for students from the HND in Music Production. Students complete one year’s study in the following courses for a Level 8 Honours Degree
    • University of Glamorgan, Creative Industries Popular Music Technology (PH10)
    • Swamsea Metropolition University, Music Technology (J931)