The REEdI
Application Process

The REEdI application process
consists of a number of pillars:

The REEdI admission strategy is to ensure future REEdI Student Engineers are suitable for the REEdI framework of education. We want self-directed, self-motivated, innovative and creative students to embark on this revolutionary engineering degree at MTU.

Through the use of portfolio and interview mechanisms we want you to demonstrate your suitability for engaging in a cutting-edge programme such as REEdI. Your final mark will be a combination of points (CAO/ other entrants) combined with a score for the REEdI Digital portfolio and the REEdI interview.

1. CAO Points
2. Portfolio
3. Interview

1. CAO Points

The REEdI admission strategy is to ensure future REEdI Student Engineers are suitable for the REEdI framework of education. We want self-directed, self-motivated, innovative and creative students to embark on this revolutionary engineering degree at MTU. Through the use of portfolio and interview mechanisms we want you to demonstrate your suitability for engaging in a cutting-edge programme such as REEdI. Your final mark will be a combination of points (CAO/ other entrants) combined with a score for the REEdI Digital portfolio and the REEdI interview.

2. REEdI Portfolio

What can I include in my digital portfolio?

At REEdI we are looking for you to provide us with evidence of your suitability to undertake a REEdI Engineering Degree. We need to see that you are an innovative, creative, problem solver that is self-directed and self-motivated. There is no standard digital portfolio but the following guidelines apply. We will accept the following for the portfolio- projects undertaken as part of:

  • Leaving Certificate Engineering/ Design/ Construction studies/ Computer Science (with relevance to engineering) projects.
  • SciFest projects.
  • Young Scientist of the year projects.
  • Junior Entrepreneur of the year projects.
  • Other (e.g. mature students- projects within their industry/ work experience, F1 in schools projects etc).

Please contact us at reedi@mtu.ie to discuss other portfolio/ options available.

Where do I submit my digital portfolio?

Please submit your portfolio (link or files) to the following email address: reedi@mtu.ie.

Note: Files can be large in size and be blocked by email servers so be careful if submitting file attachments by email. Keep the file size under 5MB or submit multiple files. Zip files will be blocked.

There are many way you can store and share your documents, photographs and videos. The following are some examples, Google Drive, One Drive, Dropbox, Youtube, Vimeo, Behance, etc. All allow the creation of a sharing link that allows you share your work with others.

If you have any further queries about submitting your digital portfolio, please contact us at: reedi@mtu.ie.

What is the marking scheme for my Portfolio?

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When do I need to submit my portfolio by?

Deadlines to be advertised shortly.

3. REEdI Interview

What does the interview entail?

A maximum of X points may be awarded for the interview. The points are equivalent to the normal CAO points system, and will be added to your Leaving Certificate/QQI/Mature OR Non- standard results when offers are being made via CAO.

The interview will be assessed on your presentation, career goals, relevant life skills and experience, awareness and preparation for, and knowledge of, programme.

We are looking for self-motivated, adaptable student engineers for the REEdI Programme

When will the interview occur?

Deadlines to be advertised shortly.

Additional resources

Leaving Certificate/CAO

FET QQI/ Solas

Mature Students

Special Categories

Projects with Industry

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