European Baccalaureate (EB)

EUROPEAN BACCALAUREATE

Eligibility Requirements

Subject pass mark:

6 (on a scale of 1-10 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

Overall 60%

English Language Competence:

The minimum acceptable level of English is 6 in 1st Language, or in 1st or 2nd Foreign language 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        
  2 periods 3, 4 or 5 periods

Language requirements

(3/4/5 period exam)

Mathematics     
H1 - A/9 D/8 A/9 in 5 period
H2 - B/8 C/7 B/8 in 5 period
H3 - B/8 C/7 B/8 in 5 period
H4 - C/7 D/6 C/7 in 5 period
H5 - C/7 D/6 C/7 in 5 period
H6 - D/6 E/5 C/7 (3 period) / D/6 (5 period)
H7 - E/5 E/5 D/6 (3 period) / E/5 (5 period)
O1 - C/7 D/6 C/7 in 5 period
O2 - D/6 E/5 C/7 (3 period) / D/6 (5 period)
O3 - E/5 E/5 D/6 (3 period) / E/5 (5 period)
O4 D/6 E/5 E/5 D/6 (3 period) / E/5 (5 period)
O5 D/6 E/5 E/5 D/6 (3 period) / E/5 (5 period)
O6 D/6 E/5 E/5 D/6 (3 period) / E/5 (5 period)


Agreed Entry Requirements for EU/EFTA 

Points Comparison

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

Overall Mark

Indicative Points Score

100

600

96

586

93

570

90

531

85

488

80

450

75

416

70

393

65

374

60

360

Note: This scoring has been based on alignment with percentages attaining scores in the EB compared with scores attained by the same percent in the Irish Leaving Certificate, while retaining the minimum of 60%= 360 points. Both the minimum and alignment with statistics may change for future years.

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

Bonus Points for Mats in 2021: 

25 additional points will be awarded for grade 6 or better on 5 period Mathematics or Advanced Mathematics

Admissions Office

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

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