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Entry Requirements

REGION MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Bangladesh Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) 70% and above including key subjects for foundation. 50% min. required for relevant subjects i.e. Maths and Sciences
Bahrain Tawjahiya average grade of 80% or above, including relevant subjects
Brazil Certificado de Ensino Médio with a GPA of 7.0 or better
Chile Licencia de Educación Media with a GPA of 5
China SH2 (Gao Er): 85% average across the academic year (& the average must include key subjects) with a minimum of 5 academic subjects pass or above. SH3 (Gao San): 80% average across the academic year (& the average must include key subjects). Huikao results to be included in applications and this is also a requirement for applying for an Irish Study visa.
Colombia Título de Bachiller Académico with an overall score of 70
Ghana Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination with five high passes at Grade C or above
Hong Kong HKDSE - 5 subjects, with at least two at level 4 (not including Chinese) and remainder at level 3 or above
Indonesia Certificate of Graduation from Secondary School (Ijazah Sekolah Menengah Atas) with at least 80% in final year
Iran Completion of the High School Diploma with a minimum of 14/20
Japan Upper Secondary School certificate (Kotogakko - Year 12/Senior 3) pass with an average of 4 (on a 5 point scale).
Jordan Tawjihiya - 80% overall average, including relevant subjects
Kazakhstan Successful completion of Attestat/Certificate of Secondary Education with grade average of 4
Kenya Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with grades C or better
Korea High School Diploma with 70% overall average
Kuwait Thanawiya - 80% overall average, including relevant subjects
Libya Secondary Education Certificate - 80% overall average
Macau Successful completion of Form 5 with average grade 75%, or iGCSE / 'O' Levels with grade C or above in 5 relevant subjects including English.
Malaysia SPM (Malaysia Certificate of Education) Grade B average in best five (5) relevant academic subjects including English and Mathematics.
Mexico Bachillerato with an overall score of 8 or better
Morrocco Diplome de Baccalaureat with a minimum of 14/20
Nepal Higher Secondary Certificate with First Division (60%+)
Nigeria Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination - 5 high passes (at Grade B3 or above) in relevant subjects
Oman Thanawiya - 80% overall average, including relevant subjects.
Pakistan Intermediate/Higher Secondary Certificate with 70% overall in the final year.
Philippines 85% pass in High School Diploma with a minimum of 75% in Math
Russia Attestat/11th grade - Minimum GPA 4.0 (all good or excellent grades)
Saudi Arabia Tawjihiya - an overall passmark of 80% or above, including relevant subjects
Singapore GCE O Levels C grade and above
Taiwan Senior High School Year 3 completion with 70% overall and with 70% minimum in math. Senior High School Year 2 with 80% overall and with 80% minimum in math
Tajikistan Certificate of Completed Secondary Education with an average of 4.0 out of 5.0
Thailand Maw 6 completion with overall GPA 3.0 (70%), and with a 70% minimum in math. Maw 5 completion with overall GPA 3.5 (80%), and with a 80% minimum in math.
Turkey Lise Diplomasi with at least 4.0/5 or 70% overall
UAE Thanawiya - 80% overall average, including relevant subjects
Ukraine Successful completion of ATTESTAT/Certificate of Secondary Education with a GPA of 8.0 (on a 12 point scale) with a minimum of 8 in math.
Vietnam Year 12 completion report with GPA 7.5 over
Year 11 with GPA 8.5 overall, and with 8.0 minimum for math.

Students with other qualifications may be eligible to enter the Trinity International Foundation Programme, please contact IFP@tcd.ie for further information.

Additional Requirements
Students must have at least 70%, or equivalent, in Mathematics for final secondary qualification. Applicants joining Science, Engineering and Health Science Stream (Pathway B) may be required to demonstrate pre-requisite knowledge of relevant science subjects prior to entry into the International Foundation Programme.

The following undergraduate course pathways will have further specific subject requirements for entry:
- Science (TR071) Pathway: Must have one or more Science Subjects for final secondary qualification.
- Pharmacy Pathway: Must have Chemistry for final secondary qualification.
- Theoretical Physics Pathway: Must have Physics for final secondary qualification.

English Language Requirement

  • IELTS: 5.0 overall (5.0 in writing with no element below 4.5)
  • TOEFL: 64 with 16 in writing
  • Duolingo English Test: minimum overall score of 80/160
  • The following subjects require IELTS 6.0 with no subscore below 5.5; Duolingo English Test minimum overall score of 90/160; TOEFL 72 with 20 in writing:

    • Ancient History and Archaeology & Russian
    • Business & Russian/Polish
    • Business and Law
    • Classical Civilisation & History of Art and Architecture
    • Classical Civilisation & Italian
    • Classical Languages & History of Art and Architecture
    • Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology
    • Dental Science
    • English Studies
    • English Literature & Classical Civilisation
    • English Literature & Classical Languages
    • English Literature & History
    • English Literature & History of Art and Architecture
    • English Literature & Russian
    • English Literature & Film Studies
    • History of Art and Architecture & Italian
    • Italian & Russian
    • Law
    • Medicine
    • Middle Eastern and European Languages and Cultures
    • Middle Eastern, Jewish and Islamic Civilisations & Classical Languages
    • Middle Eastern, Jewish and Islamic Civilisations & Ancient History and Archaeology
    • Middle Eastern, Jewish and Islamic Civilisations & History
    • Middle Eastern, Jewish and Islamic Civilisations & Italian
    • Pharmacy
    • Psychology
    • Radiation Therapy
    • Ancient History and Archaeology & History
    • Film Studies & History
    • History
    • History & History of Art and Architecture
    • History & Russian
    • History: Ancient and Medieval History and Culture

    Applicants for Medicine will be called for interview in March 2021.