Slovakia

Recognised School Leaving Qualification

  • Vysvedčenie o maturitnej skúške (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) from gymnasium or konzervatórium

Eligibility Requirements

Subject pass mark for University purposes:

4/pass (on a scale of 5-1 where 1 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 including 2 at Grade 3 and 2 at  Grade 4 in the Vysvedčenie o maturitnej skúške and a further 2 subjects from the final year of school

English Language Competence:

The minimum acceptable level of English is 3 in English B2 or equivalent. 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          Slovakian exam           LC Ordinary        Slovakian Exam    
H1 1 O1 3
H2 2 O2 3
H3 2 O3 3
H4 3 O4 4
H5 3 O5 4
H6 3 O6 4
H7 4    

 

NB:  applicants must present a school report showing grades attained in each subject                             

 

Agreed Entry Requirements for EU/EFTA

Points Comparison

Guideline Indicative equivalence with Irish Leaving Certificate points:

The Vysvedčenie o maturitnej skúške is compared based on the average on the best 4 distinct recognised subjects – at least 2 of which must be externally examined subjects; up to 2 internal subjects (not included as internal) included as shown below.

Points Equivalence Table

Average %

IPS

Up to 2 internal exams can be included. For averaging purposes the following is used

100

600

90

588

80

576

70

519

60

463

Excellent

80

50

399

Very Good

60

40

347

Good

40

30

310

Pass

20

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

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