National University of Ireland
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other names: Ollscoil na hÉireann.
First degree/qualification: Bachelor's degree (3-6 years).
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Upper half of second class, grade ii.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 3-4 year honours degree; 3 year pass degree followed by 1-2 year postgraduate diploma; 4 year bachelor's.
Documents required: Official academic transcript including list of courses and examination results; official certification of degree and date awarded.
Description: Instituted in 1908. Four constituent colleges: University College Cork, University College Dublin, National University of Ireland, Galway and National University of Ireland, Maynooth. Also five "recognized colleges." Usual admission requirements are the leaving certificate (11 years of education) and the university matriculation examination.
|Suggested U.S. equivalency|
|62-69%||Class II grade i|
|55-61%||Class II grade ii|
General ranges have been given; however, variations do exist and may or may not be indicated on the transcript.
Languages of instruction: Mainly English but Irish possible.
- Master's: 1-3 years after honours degree; singularly or by any combination of coursework, thesis, examination.
- Ph.D.: 3 years minimum after first degree; by thesis and examination.
Last updated: Jul 26, 2006