Recognised School Leaving Qualifications
- Gümnaasiumi lõputunnistus (from 2007 only)
- Gümnaasiumi lõputunnistus with the Riigieksamitunnistus (Secondary School Leaving Certificate with the State Examination Certificate)
Both of these are acceptable for programmes up to 500 points. To attain over 500 points, applicants must also present satisfactory results in a cognate subject at end 1st year in a recognised 3rd level institution at the equivalent of level 8
Subject pass mark for University purposes:
50% or 3 (scale either percentage or 1-5 were 5 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||Pass in 6 distinct recognised subjects including minimum 3 at State level and all with minimum 6 courses.|
Note: In addition to Gümnaasiumi lõputunnistus, applicants must submit a school report showing all subjects
taken in final year.
Competence in English Language:
The minimum level of English is 70% at State level 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||Estonian Exam||LC Ordinary||Estonian Exam|
|H1||O1||5 school exam|
|H2||90% State exam||O2||5 school exam|
|H3||80% State exam||O3||4 school exam|
|H4||70% State exam||O4||4 school exam|
|H5||60% State exam||O5||3 school exam|
|H6||50% State exam||O6||3 school exam|
|H7||45% State exam|
Agreed Entry Requirements for EU/EFTA
Guideline Indicative Points Score (IPS) equivalence with Irish Leaving Certificate points:
|Points Equivalence Table|
|Average||Indicative Points Score|
The average is calculated on the best 6 distinct subjects normally recognised by Irish Universities for admissions purposes with a weighting of state level 3: school level: 2. For programmes over 500 points, applicants must also present satisfactory results in a cognate subject at the end of 1st year in a recognised 3rd level institution at a level equivalent to that of the programme applied for.
Single sitting: Only State and final year of school results from the same academic year can be used for the purposes of points calculation.
Bonus points for maths: not applicable