Entry Requirements


Please check individual programme pages to see whether the entry requirments are a 2:2 or 2:1.



Minimum Grade Required/Degree 2:2 Equivalent

Very Good/2:1 Equivalent

Excellent/1st Equivalent

Foundation Programme N/A N/A  N/A  N/A
Undergraduate Programmes

STPM Malaysia Higher School Certificate,
Malaysian University Matriculation Programme,
International Foundation Programme ie South Australian Matriculation, Canadian Pre University Foundation.

Minimum 3 Principals A to C 70% CGPA 80% CGPA
Cambridge Overseas Advanced Level Examination As per course A Level requirements As per course A Level requirements As per course A Level requirements
UEC Unified Examination Certificate (Senior Middle Level) 75% CGPA 80% CGPA 85% CGPA
Postgraduate Programmes  An Honours degree from a recognised institution  Minimum of Second Class Honours (Second Division)/2.5/4 CPGA Second Class Honours (First Division)/3/4 CGPA 1st Class Honours/3.5/4 CGPA

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Medical Applicants

NUI Galway has welcomed students from Malaysia for many years, particularly within the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, where we have a strong tradition of Malaysian students coming to completing their full medical degree over five years.

In addition, the University recently welcomed the first intake of Malaysian students on a twinned medical degree programme offered with the Allianze University College of Medical Sciences (AUCMS), Kapala Batas, in northern Malaysia.

Please contact the Irish University Medical School Consortium (IUMC) for entry requirements for Medicine.

Applicants for Medicine should contact:

Ms. Barbara Er (Malaysia) 
Director – Student Services 
Synthesis Education Consulting 
Suite 5.18, Level 5, North Block, The AmpWalk 
218 Jalan Ampang 
50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 
T 603-21632302