Please note we are currently in the process of reviewing the structure of our portfolio for 2024 so the guidelines outlined on this page are subject to change.
We will be updating this page with new instructions and portfolio information over the coming weeks so watch this space!
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Word limit: 1000 words
Using technology doesn’t have to mean writing a computer program – it could be any situation in which you’ve used any technology to do something interesting.
Provide evidence –> links to screenshots, design artefacts, commented code, git commits, etc.
Word limit: 500 words
Tell us about an achievement that you’re particularly proud of (please choose something different from question 1).
In your answer, please tell us:
You will receive an email with a link once you have selected LM173 Immersive Software Engineering on the CAO.
International students who apply directly to UL for the LM173 BSc will likewise receive an email with a link. Use this link to upload your submission as a .pdf file for each question.
If your CAO application is submitted by the 1st February 2024 – applicants will be emailed early/mid-March with details of the portfolio submission process
If your CAO application is submitted after the 1st February 2024 and up to the 1st May 2022 – applicants will be emailed early/mid-May with details as above
If the CAO Change of Mind option is exercised up to 1st July 2024, in which an applicant selects LM173 who had not previously done so – applicants will be emailed early/mid-July with details as above.
You will be required to sign an honour pledge when submitting the portfolio. It states that you hereby declare that the work described in the submission is your own. Any sources used in researching, developing, and evaluating the concept(s) described in the portfolio are fully acknowledged. Your work can be part of a larger team-based project, but the submission must clearly identify and focus on your contribution. This contribution should be an individual effort. Any part of the submission found not to be the work of the applicant will result in the rejection of the entire portfolio.
You may be called for an online discussion to clarify aspects of the portfolio submission. More information on this when you are emailed a link for the submission.
Note: Mature students have to submit portfolio + additional motivation letter.
Leaving Cert students do not have to write the additional motivation text.