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Postgraduate Entry Requirements

As our postgraduate entry requirements vary by programme, please check our online prospectus to see the entry requirements for the specific programme(s) you are interested in. In addition to meeting the academic entry requirements, you are also required to present proof of your English language competency. Details of recognised tests and scores are available here

Please remember to check individual programme pages to see whether the entry requirement is a 2H2 (second class honours, grade two) or a 2H1 (second class honours, grade one). 

ProgrammeQualification Required2H2 Equivalent2H1 Equivalent1H Equivalent
Postgraduate Programmes Bachelor of Arts / Science / Commerce / Professional Bachelor Degree

Where first division is awarded at 60%, a grade of 60-65% is equivalent to a 2H2. Where first division is awarded at 65%, a grade of 65-69% is equivalent to a 2H2

Minimum CGPA of 7.0 on a 10 point scale

Minimum CGPA 2.7 on a 4 point scale

Where first division is awarded at 60%, a grade of 66-74% is equivalent to a 2H1. Where first division is awarded at 65%, a grade of 70-79% is equivalent to a 2H1

Minimum CGPA of 7.5 on a 10 point scale

Minimum CGPA 3.2 on a 4 point scale

Where first division is awarded at 60%, a grade of 75%+ is equivalent to a 1H. Where first division is awarded at 65%, a grade of 80%+ is equivalent to a 1H

Minimum CGPA of 8.5 on a 10 point scale

Minimum CGPA 3.7 on a 4 point scale

Note 1: Indian applicants will normally be required to achieve a first class/first division mark in their undergraduate programme at a good institution of higher education in India. At the discretion of academic departments, students with degrees awarded by top universities such as the University of Mumbai, University of Delhi, University of Calcutta, and the University of Pune, may be accepted with high second class/high second division marks. 

Note 2: Indian applicants with degrees awarded by any Indian Institute of Technology should contact the International Office regarding specific entry requirements. 

Note 3: In relation to three year degrees, the standard of the awarding institution will be considered in relation to admission to University College Cork. Please contact the International Office for further information. 

Scholarships and Funding Opportunities

University College Cork offer a range of Scholarships for International students.

How To Apply EU

For details on the application process for postgraduates please see the How To Apply section for your relevant choice of course.

How To Apply Non-EU (International)

For details on the application process for postgraduates please see the How To Apply section for your relevant choice of course.

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