Luxembourg

Recognised School Leaving Qualification(s)

  • Diplome de Fin d’Etudes Secondaires

Eligibility Requirements

Subject pass mark for University purposes:

30 (on a scale of 1-60 where 60 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 which must include 2 subjects at coefficient 3 with minimum grade of 35, plus 4 subjects with minimum grade of 30.       

English Language Competence:

The minimum acceptable level of English is 40 @ coefficient 3 in the Diplôme de Fin d'Études Secondaires 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 Diplome LC Ordinary  Diplome
H1     49, at coefficient 3     O1     35, at coefficient 3    
H2 47, at coefficient 3 O2 30, at coefficient 3
H3 41, at coefficient 3 O3 30, at coefficient 3
H4 39, at coefficient 3 O4 30
H5 35, at coefficient 3 O5 30
H6 30, at coefficient 3 O6 30
H7 30    

 

 

Agreed Entry Requirements for EU/EFTA

Points Comparison

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

Points Equivalence Table

Overall weighted mark

Indicative Points Score

60

600

55

564

50

519

45

456

40

389

35

331

30

300

 

Bonus Points for Maths in 2021

Bonus points of 25 will be awarded for Co-efficient 3 Maths Grade 30/satisfactory or better, provided mathematics is included in the award used for points calculation.  

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

 

Admissions Office

Iontrálacha

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

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