As part of the selection process suitably qualified applicants will normally be invited to submit a portfolio/attend an interview.
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.
Applications from mature applicants are welcomed and, where appropriate, the minimum entry requirements can be replaced by the recognition of prior learning and experience, such as knowledge and skills gained outside of formal learning situations.
Minimum year 1
Please Note - this course is not available for advanced entry.
Standard Entry Requirement
BBBB including English or other literary subject*.
Minimum Offer Entry Requirement
BBCC including 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.
BCC including English or other literary subject* (Film Studies and Moving Image Arts accepted as lit subject).
Irish Leaving Certificate
H2, H2, H3, H3 at HL including English or other literary subject*.
Pass HNC in a related subject with B in the graded unit.
BTEC (QCF) Extended Diploma Level 3
Minimum grades DMM (Distinction, Merit, Merit) in a related subject. Additional A Level grade C English/Literary subject or equivalent required if the BTEC subject does not cover sufficient literary content. Example, BTEC Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production requires an additional A Level grade C in English/Lit. subject. BTEC Extended Diploma in Creative Media Practice is acceptable on it's own.
BTEC (QCF) National Diploma Level 3
Minimum grades D*D (Distinction*, Distinction) in a related subject.
International Baccalaureate Diploma
Award of Diploma with 28 points overall with three HL subjects with grades 6,5,4 including Grade 5 in English or other literary subject*.
Literary subjects accepted
*Modern Studies, History, Psychology, RMPS, Theology, Media Studies, Philosophy, Politics, Sociology, Geography, Latin, Classics or Government and Politics.
T Level must be completed in a English/Literary subject or an A Level in an English subject may be required. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to check if you meet the subject specific requirements.
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 email@example.com
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 international students are unable to enrol onto the following courses:
- BN Nursing/MSc Nursing (Pre-registration) (Adult, Mental Health, Child, Learning Disabilities)
- 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