We strive to ensure that the courses we offer are as free from barriers restricting access to learning and progression. However, CCT has set minimum academic entrance requirements for all of its full-time courses. This is to ensure candidates are suitable for the delivery level of the programmes.

The minimum academic entrance requirements for CCT´s undergraduate higher certificate, and Bachelor’s Level 7, are:

  • Irish Leaving Certificate – 5 passes at Ordinary level including Mathematics and any language (or international equivalent standard)
  • Advanced Entry route to Add-on Final year – Level 7
    CCT Level 6 Higher Certificate obtained in the same field, as an automatic advanced entry route to final award year at Ordinary degree – Level 7

The minimum academic entrance requirements for Honour’s degree Bachelors programmes are:

  • Irish Leaving Certificate – 2 C3’s at Higher Level and 4 passes at Ordinary level including Mathematics and any language (or international equivalent standard)
  • Advanced Entry route to Add-on Final year – Level 8 
    CCT Level 7 Bachelors degree obtained in the same field, as an automatic advanced entry route to final award year at Honour’s degree – Level 8

International equivalent academic entrance requirements can be ascertained by contacting us directly. Foreign applicants whose first language is not English must produce a test score of an official internationally-recognised English Language proficiency test and / or complete an English language Proficiency test administered by CCT.

For further information regarding the acceptable tests and scores required, please contact admissions at +353-1-6333444 or email info@cct.ie.

Specific admission requirements can be found for each programme by finding and clicking on the particular programme, featured in our Courses section on this website.