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Academic entry requirements

These entry requirements are for guidance only, please contact the International Office if you have any questions about the eligibility of your own qualifications.

If you are studying in an international school teaching A levels or IB please refer to our UK/EU entry qualifications. If you are studying in an international school under the US system, please consult our US entry requirements.

Level 3 Diploma

Five Leaving Certificate (Standard Level) subjects at grade C/C3 level or above, including English, mathematics, and a science.

FdSc foundation degree

Two Leaving Certificate (Higher Level) subjects at grade A2 or above, one of which should be a science subject.

The FdSc Veterinary Nursing Science course requires three Leaving Certificate (Higher Level) subjects at grade A1 or above, one of which should be a science subject; plus five Leaving Certificate (Standard Level) subjects at grade C/C3 or above, including English, mathematics, and a science.

BSc(Hons) undergraduate degree

Three Leaving Certificate (Higher Level) subjects at grade A2 or above, one of which should be a science subject.

MSc postgraduate degree

Satisfactory completion of a relevant BA(Hons) or Irish Honours Bachelor undergraduate degree course may be appropriate for entry onto an MSc course.

English language requirements

Irish Leaving Certificate (Standard Level) English at grade C/C3 or above is normally appropriate for all Sparsholt College courses.

Visa requirements

Students ordinarily resident in Ireland do not normally require a visa to study in the UK.

International representatives in Ireland

Sparsholt College is in the process of appointing international representation in Ireland.