Poland

Recognised School Leaving Qualification(s)

  • Swiadectwo Dojrzałości (Certificate of Maturity)

The following examination is accepted to a maximum of 450 points if examined since 2016:

  • Świadectwo Ukończenia Liceum Ogólnokształcącego (Certificate of Completion from a General Lyceum).

 

Eligibility Requirements

Subject pass mark for University purposes:

30% 

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

A total of 6 distinct recognised subjects between Matura and final school-leaving examinations with 3 distinct subjects in the Matura

including 2 Advanced subjects >= 40%

English Language Competence:

The minimum acceptable level of English is 60% @ Advanced level in the Świadectwo Dojrzałości with oral at least 55% 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 overleaf  

Irish Leaving Cert  Advanced level  Irish Leaving Cert  Basic Level 
H1 90% O1 90%
H2 80% O2 80%
H3 70% O3 70%
H4 60% O4 60%
H5 50% O5 50%
H6 40% O6 40%
H7 30%    

Up to 2 subjects from the final year of school may be used to make the 6 subjects required for matriculation. Only examined subjects can meet subject entry requirements higher than H7/O6.

You must send a copy of your official examinations results and your results from the final year of school. Both documents should be accompanied by a translation. All documents must be sent to CAO and include your CAO application number

Agreed Entry Requirements for EU/EFTA

Points Comparison

Guideline Indicative equivalence with Irish Leaving Certificate:

The indicative equivalence for the Świadectwo Dojrzałości (Certificate of Maturity) will be calculated as follows:

  • A maximum of four different recognised subjects, which are not mutually exclusive, will be counted.
  • From the percentile shown the Klasse is determined.
  • The weighted average Klasse on the best 4 subjects is calculated. Basic subjects are weighted at 50% of Extended.

Points Equivalence Table

Average Klasse

% in this Klasse or better

IPS

9

4

600

8

11

574

7

23

542

6

40

474

5

60

394

4

77

327

3

89

233

2

96

117

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

Bonus Points for Maths in 2021

Bonus points of 25 will be awarded for 40% at extended level Mathematics in the Świadectwo Dojrzałości (Certificate of Maturity) where mathematics is one of the subjects counted for points 

 

 

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