KOM Consultants – Irish Canadian College Transfer Programs in Ireland

South East Technological University (SETU) Canadian College Transfer Programs

KOM Consultants is the official Canadian representative for South East Technological University, located in Ireland. Canadian applications to SETU degrees from Canadian Colleges are submitted directly through KOM Consultants at 1-877-318-8203 or info@komconsultants.com.


Convert your Canadian Community College Diploma into a Bachelor’s Degree at SETU in Ireland, in as little as just 1 year through KOM Consultants. Every application that is made is assessed on a case by case basis but we can promise a quick decision turnaround time, so get applying!

SETU offers Canadian College students a broad choice of Bachelor or Honours Bachelor Degree completion opportunities across the Schools of Business & Social Sciences, as well as Engineering and Science. Bachelor Degrees are 3-year programs and Honours Bachelor Degree programs are 4-year programs.

Generally speaking 3 yr Canadian College Advanced Diploma graduates can complete an Honours Bachelor Degree with one further year of full-time study, whilst 2 yr Canadian College Diploma graduates can complete either a Bachelor Degree with one further year of full-time study OR an Honours Bachelor Degree with two further years of study. SETU are giving you credit for credit for your college studies. (exception is ECE program – requires full 2 years completion at SETU)

An Honours Bachelor Degree from Ireland is Internationally recognized under the Bologna Agreement and is equivalent to an Honours Bachelor Degree in North America. Both typically take four years to achieve.

SETU Carlow Campus is located in the vibrant, bustling town of Carlow with a population of over 20,000. The town enjoys a thriving arts and crafts community, and exciting nightlife, a strong Irish culture and festivals as well as a superb range of shops, boutiques and restaurants.

Areas of Study

South East Technological University offers a wide range of study areas:

School of Business and Humanities

  • Business Management
  • Business – Marketing
  • Business – Human Resource Management
  • Business with Law
  • Accounting
  • Media and Public Relations
  • Product Design Innovation
  • Youth and Community Work
  • Early Childhood Education & Care
  • Applied Social Studies (Professional Social Care)
  • Visual Communications and Design
  • Law
  • TV and Media Production
School of Engineering

  • Aero Engineering
  • Electronic Systems
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Pilot Studies
  • Civil Engineering
  • Architectural Technology
  • Construction – Quantity Surveying
  • Construction – Facilities & Energy Management
  • Aircraft Systems
School of Science

  • Computer Games Development
  • Software Development
  • Computer Systems Management
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Sport Science
  • Sports Rehabilitation and Athletic Therapy
  • Biosciences with Bioforensics OR Biopharmaceuticals
  • Environmental Science

Canadian Transfer Pathways

Canadian College Articulation Agreements

SETU Carlow has formal Articulation Agreements with Canadian colleges granting some of the highest credit transfer available. These college articulations allows students to upgrade their diploma to a relevant Bachelors degree in a minimal amount of time.

Canadian college articulation pathways are offered in a large variety of programs within the colleges.

Below is a listing of Canadian College Articulation Agreements:

Algonquin College

Cambrian College

Conestoga College

Confederation College

Durham College

Fanshawe College

Fleming College

George Brown College

Humber College

Lambton College

Lethbridge College

Mohawk College

Niagara College

St. Clair College

St. Lawrence College


Why SETU might be the best choice for you:

  • Canadian study abroad citizens do not need a student visa to enter Ireland
  • 3yr Advanced Diploma and 2yr Diploma graduates can complete an internationally recognized Honours Bachelor Degree at SETU via 1 or 2 years further study at SETU
  • Tuition is €8500 per year (approx. Cdn$ 12,500) for Canadian College students applying through KOM Consultants
  • SETU is OSAP Aid & Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA) approved
  • SETU is located 80 km from Dublin City
  • Carlow is ideally located to explore some of Ireland’s most famous tourist destinations such as Wicklow Mountains, the medieval city of Kilkenny and the Viking settlement of Wexford
  • Student accommodation is plentiful and the transport network is excellent
  • Extensive bus and rail networks ensure access to Dublin city centre or the International airport within 90 minutes
  • Students are also permitted to work part-time up to 20 hours per week during term time and up to 40 hours per week during holiday breaks
  • Honours Bachelor Degree graduates can stay and work for a further period of 1 year in Ireland

Study Cost

  • Tuition fees for the academic year at SETU are €8,500. This covers tuition registration and pick-up at the airport on first arrival.
  • Accommodation: approx €3,000 for September to May.
  • Additional Costs:
    • Food and incidentals are estimated by SETU at approx €3,000 per year.
    • The IRP immigration registration costs approx €300

Total cost for one year: Approximate €14,800 or $22,000 Canadian (excluding flights).

Student Population:4,000
Entry Requirements:Canadian College Diploma (2 or 3 years). Entry requirements will vary depending on program
Application Dates:Applicants are advised to apply 9 months in advance
Annual Tuition Fees:Contact KOM Consultants for latest tuition fees 1-877-318-8203
Faculties:Business and Humanities, Science, Computing, Engineering, Sport, Media & Marketing, Art & Design and Social Studies
City Population:23,000