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 Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) Grades 1-2 (Distinction) N/A N/A
Undergraduate Programmes  Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE)/East African Advanced Certificate of Education/Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate (COHSC) As per course A Level Requirements As per course A Level Requirements As per course A Level Requirements
Postgraduate Programmes  Bachelor Degree (from Ugandan University) 3.0-3.9 GPA/B/ Honours Lower 4.0 GPA/B+/Honours Upper 4.4 GPA/A/Top Honours

Michael Miiw from Uganda

Michael from Uganda speaks of his experience as a PG student (Public Advocacy and Activism) at NUI Galway


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  • Undergraduate Prospectus 2019

    Undergraduate Prospectus 2019 PDF (16 MB)

  • Postgraduate Prospectus 2019

    Postgraduate Prospectus 2019 PDF (12.6 MB)

  • Pre-Arrival Information

    Pre-Arrival Information PDF (16 MB)