Germany

Recognised School Leaving Qualifications

  • Abitur
  • Zeugnis der Allgemein Hochschulreife

  

Eligibility Requirements

Subject pass mark for University purposes:

4 (scale 0-15 where 15 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 6 distinct recognised subjects (examined or final school year) and minimum Durchschnittsnote of 3.5

Competence in English Language:

The minimum acceptable level of English is 11 at standard or 9 at intensive in the Abitur examination or from the final year school report or equivalent English Language competence. Note applicants whose school-leaving examinations are more than two years old should present additional proof of English.

 

Single Sitting:

All 4 subjects must be examined at the same time.

 

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:  (examined subjects only unless otherwise specified)

                              NB NOT for points conversion - for this see separate table below

  LC Higher    Intensive        LC Ordinary       Standard   Intensive   
H1 13 O1 12 6
H2 11 O2 10 5
H3 9 O3 82 5
H4 7 O4 6 2 4
H5 6 O5 5 2 4
H6 5 O6 4 2 4
H7 5      

2 A non-examined subject at Grade 13 may be used for this, except English

 

Agreed Entry Requirements for EU/EFTA

Points Comparison

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

Points Equivalence Table

           Durchschnittsnote

Indicative Points Score

1.0

600

1.5

508

2.0

442

2.5

373

3.0

282

3.5

224

4.0

200

 

Bonus points for Maths in 2020:

25 additional points will be awarded for an examined Mathematics Grade 5 at intensive level   

 

 

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