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This Is How Much Irish Universities Make From Repeat Exam Fees

By clodagh

May 22, 2017 at 9:01am


It's been revealed that Irish universities are earning millions from exam repeat fees.

According to the Irish Independent, UCD earned almost €2m in one year from these fees, which cost students €230 to repeat a module or an exam.


The majority of universities in Ireland charge students to retake exams they failed.

The University of Limerick charge students €171 to repeat a module, earning them over €1.8m over the last five years. 

Trinity College in Dublin does not charge students for exam repeats. 

University College Cork earned almost € 700,000 in the last three years from resit fees - it costs students €35 for each module repeated, with a maximum charge of €245.

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