Czech Republic

Recognised School Leaving Qualification(s)

  • Vysvedcení o Maturitní Zkoušce (Maturita), (BUT if awarded from technical / vocational schools NOT acceptable for level 8 courses) 

Eligibility Requirements

Subject pass mark for purposes of admission:  

4 (scale 5-1 where 1 is best)

Minimum Entry Requirements/Matriculation:

The minimum eligibility criteria follow. Proof of English proficiency is required in all cases. There may also be specific subject requirements for courses.

Level 8 2 H5 required Average of 3.5 in best 4 distinct recognised subjects
Note:  In addition to Maturita, applicants must submit a school report showing all subjects taken in final year


Competence in English Language:

The minimum level of English is 2 in the final Maturita examination or equivalent English Language competence. Note applicants whose school-leaving examinations are more than two years old should present additional proof of English.


Specific Subject Requirements:

To compare the subject requirements in terms of Irish Leaving Certificate as specified on the UCC website, use the following table:

Subject Grade Comparison:
NB NOT for points conversion - for this see separate table below


LC Higher Maturita LC Ordinary Maturita
H1 1 O1 3
H2 1 O2 3
H3 2 O3 3
H4 2 O4 4
H5 3 O5 4
H6 3 O6 4 2
H7 4    

 2 A subject taken in final year of school may be used to meet this requirement.

Agreed Requirements for EU/EFTA

Points Comparison

Guideline Indicative Points Score (IPS) equivalence with Irish Leaving Certificate points:

Points Equivalence Table

Subject Grades

Score for best 4 subjects

Bonus for 5th subject














Consequently, for programmes with points requirement of 552 and over, applicants will be required to present with a minimum of 5 subjects.


Single Sitting: All subjects are examined at the same time and points are calculated based on a single sitting.

Bonus points for maths: Not applicable

Admissions Office


1st floor, West Wing, Main Quadrangle, T12 K8AF