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Recognised School Leaving Qualification(s)

  • Studentsprof (from Gymnasium)

University Requirements

Subject pass mark for University purposes:

5 (on a scale of 0-10 where 10 is best)

Minimum Entry Requirements/Matriculation:

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

Level 8 2 H5 required Overall average score of 5, with at least 7 in 2 distinct recognised subjects.

Note:  Applicants must submit a report showing all subjects taken in final year.

English Language Competence:

The minimum acceptable level of English is 7 in the Studentsprof 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 (4 credit or better subjects only):

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

LC Higher Studentsprof LC Ordinary Studentsprof
H1 10 O1 7
H2 9 O2 6
H3 8 O3 6
H4 7 O4 5
H5 7 O5 5
H6 6 O6 5
H7 5    

 

Agreed Entry Requirements for EU/EFTA

Points Comparison

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

Points Equivalence Table

Average

Indicative Points Score

10

600

9

565

8

485

7

389

6

308

5

300

Where a weighted average is provided on the result report this will be used.  Otherwise, the average will be calculated on the best 10 recognised subjects of 4 credits or more (distinct subjects normally recognised by Irish Universities for admissions purposes in all cases.)

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

Iontrálacha

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

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