Dublin City University has seen a “significant uplift in demand” for many of its STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) degrees.
The news comes as thousands of students across the county received round one CAO offers this afternoon.
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— DCU (@DublinCityUni) August 15, 2019
NUI Galway also recorded a rise in applications for STEM subjects.
Points rose for Civil Engineering, Electronic and Computer Engineering, Biopharmaceutical Chemistry and Energy Systems Engineering.
Elsewhere there was a big increase in applications for all of NUIG's law programmes.
Best of luck to all students receiving their #LeavingCert2019 results today & especially those who have chosen UL ;)
— University Of Limerick (@UL) August 13, 2019
Meanwhile, Maynooth University said it expects to take in its highest ever number of students this year.
Students have until Friday 23rd August to accept their round one offers.
The full list of points required for 2019 courses are listed here.