An excellent way to progress at Rathmines College

Rathmines College are ready to welcome new students to new and existing courses all starting in September ’23. 

The Further Education college, in the heart of Rathmines, has new QQI Certificate courses in Environmental Studies with Business, HR Administration and Social Media and PR running alongside their well-established courses in Arts and Social Science, Business and Marketing, Software Development, Legal Studies, Media, Office Administration and Professional Accounting. And what also stands out when applying to Rathmines College is the course fee of just €50 for all QQI and Professional Accountancy courses. 

Courses that are particularly popular for the academic year ahead are Pre-University Law, Digital News and Media alongside the great choice of Business and IT courses. 

Starting point

The Rathmines College website – – is the starting point to apply for all courses. 

Students who study in Rathmines College benefit from the vibrant learning environment, low registration fees of just €50, student supports and grants. The college also offers excellent education and employment progression opportunities following graduation. 

Education progression routes include Trinity College, UCD, DCU, TU Dublin and Maynooth University with many of the students who graduated in June ’23 now on course to start exciting higher education degrees in these universities.

A recent graduate says of the college: “I really enjoyed my time studying in Rathmines College, all the teachers were so supportive and helpful throughout the year. I couldn’t have chosen a better place to study my QQI Level 5 and I look forward to the opportunities that come my way in the future.”

Apart from over 30 QQI Level 4 and 5 courses, this City of Dublin ETB college also offers a selection of well-established QQI Advanced Level 6 courses in Business, Office Administration, News and Media and Software Development. Again, these are one-year full-time courses and are an excellent way to progress to 2nd year in many third level colleges, for example TU Dublin, IADT and NCI.

Repeating the Leaving Cert

Rathmines College has been offering a one-year Repeat Leaving Certificate for close to 45 years. With the repeat course fee of just €300, or €173 for students with a Medical Card, students and parents can rest assured they are getting the best value for money alongside excellent teaching experience and college resources to secure high success rates for the Leaving Certificate in June 2024.

To Go Further with Rathmines College and learn more about courses, student life and progression routes click and apply on or email

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