In case I don’t fulfill the required criteria of IELTS what are the other options?

In Dublin Business School & University College Dublin – Ireland a student with 5 bands can acquire a place to the course of his choice provided he does an 8 months Pre -sessional English course. In case the student secures 5.5 in IELTS he will have to do a 3 months pre-sessional English course. Also a UG student who has secured 4.5 bands in IELTS & 50% in his 12th can secure a place in Waterford Institute of Technology if he does an International Foundation program. The duration of the program is for 1 year.