Further Education Progression Pathways

South East Technological University - Carlow Campus Further Education Progression Pathways ensure greater access to Higher Education for students who successfully complete a Further Education/QQI course in a partner College of Further Education and who satisfy the certain entry criteria.

Further Education providers who wish to discuss a Progression Agreement with SETU Carlow Campus are invited to contact progression.cw@setu.ie

Benefits of Further Education Progression Pathways

  • Offers are made in advance of CAO Round 1, normally early August in the year of entry
  • An additional route to Higher Education
  • SETU Carlow Campus Progression Workshop offers students a valuable insight into higher education

Colleges of Further Education with Progression Pathway - click to view


SETU Carlow Campus FET Pathways - Linked Programmes

To view the list of programmes linked with SETU Carlow Campus courses click here »

Application Procedure

Summary of Application Procedure click here »

Year 1 Entry Application

To access Year 1 Entry Application Form click here »

Advanced Entry Application

To view the Advanced Entry Application Form (FE Linked Courses 2023) click here »

Eligibility for consideration under Further Education Progression Pathways

  • Students of partner College of Further Education who meet the specific criteria

Progression Workshop

SETU’s Progression workshop(s) in Carlow and Wexford will involve student participation in generic skills training appropriate to entry to higher education as well as discipline-specific input.  Attendance at this workshop is mandatory. 

2023 Workshop: Date to be determined  

Progression Workshop Sample Agenda

To view the Progression Workshop Sample Agenda click here »

Student Profiles

View student profiles of SETU students who studied at the University after applying through the Further Education Progression Pathway.

Support Services

SETU Campus Tours

If you are unable to attend SETU’s Open Day, a Campus Tour provides a great opportunity to see the University, and help you get a feel for campus life.  You will get to view our state-of-the art buildings and facilities and the newly built Haughton Teaching and Learning Facility.

To avail of any of the above services please contact progression.cw@setu.ie

Information Session - University Visits

If you would like to avail of a talk, please contact progression.cw@setu.ie ensuring you include the following information:

  • Preferred Days and Times of Visit
  • Name and Address of School
  • Contact Name
  • Contact Phone Number
  • Contact email address

Open Days

The University holds an annual Open Day which can be a great opportunity for students and education providers to see our wide range of facilities and speak to staff and students about courses and college life.