Welcome. This site is for mature applicants to tertiary study.


To apply through this pathway, you must be 23 years of age or over by 1st January in the year your tertiary study commences. The institutions below require MSAP results for applications to selected courses. All candidates must first obtain their Central Applications Office (CAO) number.

National University of Ireland Galway

National University of Ireland Galway

University College, Cork

University College, Cork

University College, Dublin

University College, Dublin

University of Limerick

University of Limerick

MSAP Ireland test dates: Saturday 6 March (from 8:00am GMT) & Thursday 11 March 2021 (from 5:30pm GMT).

Bookings are open. Timely registrations close 31 January 2021. An additional fee of €35 applies to test bookings made between 1-14 February 2021 as these are considered late bookings.
For information on how to book, follow the 'Register' link.

Contact us:

The MSAP Office prefers communication by email msap-ireland@acer.org.

Our office is based in Melbourne, Australia.
Office Hours are 10.00am - 4.00pm (AEDT), Monday to Friday.

Register - MSAP Ireland
Prepare - MSAP Ireland
Sit - MSAP Ireland