Entry Requirements

Undergraduate courses


Qualification Leads to entry into
Students with Singapore/Cambridge ALevels or the International Baccalaureate Diploma  Year 1 of Bachelor degrees 
Polytechnic Certificate with 60% or GPA 2.0/4.0 or higher Year 1 of Bachelors degrees
 Polytechnic Diploma with 60% or GPA 2.0/4.0 or higher  Year 2 of Bachelors degrees (if subjects closely match)
 Polytechnic Advanced Diploma with 65% or GPA 2.4/4.0 or higher  Year 2 of Business Degrees or Year 3 of Computing degrees (if subjects closely match)
Successful completion of 1 year at a recognised university in Singapore with a good grade Year 1 of Bachelors degrees
A recognised International Foundation course from an Irish/UK institution or a Philippine institution following a validated Irish/UK syllabus. Entry requirements vary but we normally ask for between 60% and 65%  Year 1 of Bachelors degrees


Entry onto Postgraduate courses

If you are applying for a Masters (e.g. MA, MSc) course at NCI, you will be required to meet the English Language Requirements and will typically have one of the following qualifications:

Holders of a 4 year Bachelor (Honours) degree with a 2.2 result / GPA 2.0/4.0 or GPA 3.0/5.0 from one of the following Public Autonomous Universities: 

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) 
National University of Singapore (NUS) 
Singapore Institute of Technology 
Singapore Management University (SMU) 
Singapore University of Social Sciences 
Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD)

Representatives in Your Country

Our representatives in your country

Please contact the international team on international@ncirl.ie 

Upcoming Events

You can visit the International Events page to learn more about upcoming NCI trips and events in your region.