Our entry requirements indicate both Standard and Minimum qualifications with which we normally accept students. Competition for places varies from year to year and you aren't guaranteed a place if you meet the minimum qualifications.
Minimum year 1
Standard Entry Requirement
ABBB including English.
Minimum Offer Entry Requirement
BBBC including Grade B in English.
You may be given an adjusted offer of entry if you meet our specified minimum entry requirements within our widening participation criteria, and outlined in our Contextual Admissions Policy. Click here for further information about our entry requirements and admissions policies.
BCC including English.
Irish Leaving Certificate
Pre-2017 Grading System:
B1, B1, B1, B3 at HL to include English.
New Grading System:
H2, H2, H2, H3 at HL to include English.
Pass HNC in a related subject with Grade B in the graded unit.
BTEC (QCF) Extended Diploma Level 3
Minimum grades DMM (Distinction, Merit, Merit) in a related subject, plus A Level English Grade C.
BTEC (QCF) Diploma
Minimum grades D*D* (Distinction*, Distinction*) in a related subject, plus A Level English Grade C.
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Award of Diploma with 29 points overall including three HL subjects with grades 6,5,5 including Grade 5 in English.
English language requirements
If your first language isn't English, you'll normally need to undertake an approved English language test and our minimum English language requirements will apply.
This may not apply if you have completed all your school qualifications in English. Check our country pages to find out if this applies to you.
We welcome applications from students studying a wide range of international qualifications.
Entry requirements by country
Please note that non-EU international students are unable to enrol onto the following courses:
- BN Nursing/MN Nursing (Adult, Child, Mental Health or Learning Disability)
- BM Midwifery/MM Midwifery
We’re committed to admitting students who have the potential to succeed and benefit from our programmes of study.
Our admissions policies will help you understand our admissions procedures, and how we use the information you provide us in your application to inform the decisions we make.
Undergraduate admissions policies
Postgraduate admissions policies