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 Requirment
BBCC including Grade B in English or other literary subject*.
Minimum Offer Entry Requirement
CCCC including Grade C in English or other literary subject*.
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.
CCD including Grade C in English or other literary subject.
Irish Leaving Certificate
Pre-2017 Grading System:
B3, B3, B3, B3 at HL including English or other literary subject*.
New Grading System:
H3, H3, H3, H3 at HL including English or other literary subject*.
*Modern Studies, History, Pshychology, RMPS, Latin, Sociology, Theology, Media Studies, Politics, Classics, Philosophy, Geography, ESOL grade A
BTEC (QCF) Extended Diploma Level
Minimum grades MMM (Merit, Merit, Merit) in a
Award of Diploma with 26 points overall with three
HL subjects at grades 5, 5, 5 including English.
English language requirements
If your first language isn't English, you'll normally need to undertake an approved English language test. The English Language requirements for this programme are IELTS (Academic) with 6.5 overall and no element below 6.0. For guidance on the acceptability of other English Language tests please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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