New CAO Courses 2020: Connacht and Ulster

2020 sees a wide range of diverse and exciting new courses introduced to the CAO throughout Connacht and Donegal.

Follow the list below to see the brand new programmes in colleges and universities near you.


SG308 - Applied Construction Technology - IT Sligo

SG450 - Environmental Science with Ecology - IT Sligo

SG439 - Environemental Science with Ecology - IT Sligo

GA984 - Furniture Design, Making and Technology - GMIT

GA974 - Furniture Design, Making and Technology - GMIT

GY321 - Genetics and Genomics - NUI Galway

GY134 - Geography and Geosystems - NUI Galway

GA891 - Geography and Outdoor Education - GMIT (Mayo Campus)

GY253 - Law and Taxation - NUI Galway

GY254 - Law, Criminology and Criminal Justice - NUI Galway

SG405 - Sustainable Food Production - IT Sligo



LY538 - Architectural Technology - LYIT

LY846 - Health Science with Dietetic Studies - LYIT

LY836 - Health Science with Occupational Therapy Studies - LYIT

LY826 - Health Sciences with Physiotherapy Studies - LYIT


Tools to support your Research

Explore these useful tools to help with your course research and CAO application. 

CourseFinder: Click here to discover CAO courses throughout the country. Use the filters to fully customise your search and find courses that are right for you

Points Calculator: Use our CAO and QQI/FETAC Points Calculator Apps to find out how your points can add up. Click here to get started

Events Calendar: Keep up to date with key CAO, UCAS and Leaving Cert dates, as well as college open days and information events nationwide, open the calendar by clicking here.

Leaving Cert Section: All the important information you need to make the most of your Leaving Cert year such as study and subject tips, career advice and important events. Get started by clicking here.

Use CAO Toolbox: A selection of important tools, available by clicking here, to make sure you can make the most of your application.

CAO Dos and Don'ts: Follow the CAO's handy guide of what to do and what to avoid when making your application by clicking here