My son is exempted from languages. Can he still go to third level?

Ask Brian: Rules vary across colleges and individual programmes

Language requirements for entry to third level vary, but exemptions are available. Photograph: iStock

Language requirements for entry to third level vary, but exemptions are available. Photograph: iStock

My son is exempted from Irish and on the advice of his school did not study any other language other than English. He is now finalising his CAO course choices. Could you advise on what courses or universities are now off-limits?

The rules differ across universities and colleges, as well as some of their individual programmes.

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