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CAO Available Places: NCI Courses Open For Applications

Posted by Emma Henderson on 22 August 2016

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As of lunchtime tomorrow, Tuesday 23rd August 2016, you can apply for the CAO Available Places facility, online or by post.

This service lists vacant places in courses where there is no waiting list, once all first-round offers have been made.

National College of Ireland is offering places on the BA Hons in Marketing in Practice and BSc Hons in Technology Management under this scheme. Both courses qualify under the Free Fees Initiative, and you can apply for them in addition to any programmes you may already have selected through the CAO.

The BSc Hons in Technology Management (CAO Code NC023) is ideal for those who are interested in both computing and business, and how they work together. This four-year, full-time degree course gives you leadership and management skills, with particular emphasis on the technology and IT sector.

Graduates who understand the world of technology and also the world of business are always in demand. The course includes modules in technology and business, and specialisations in data analytics, business analysis, social media or business information systems. A six-month work placement is also included.

See what Darren had to say about this course:


The BA Honours in Marketing Practice (CAO Code NC020) is ideal for anyone interested in working in the challenging and fast-paced world of marketing and communications. Have a read of this blog post if you want to know more about the wide range of career prospects in this field. This three-year honours business degree equips you for the dynamic world of modern marketing operates, and how the various disciplines of marketing work together in Ireland and internationally. It includes modules in consumer behaviour, digital marketing, innovation and creativity, and more. 

Come to an Information Event! 

Find out more about these courses by attending an upcoming open event; NCI is holding an open evening on Wednesday 24th August between 5-7pm and an open day on Saturday 27th between 11 and 2pm. The events take place at the college's city-centre campus in the IFSC, just minutes from Connolly station, with its own LUAS stop. Register to attend now

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Topics: CAO