Entry Requirements



Qualification Leads to entry into
National Senior Certificate (with matriculation) with grades 66655. Year 1 of Bachelors degrees 
Senior Certificate (with matriculation endorsement) with at least BBBCC  Year 1 of Bachelors degrees 
A recognised International Foundation course from an Irish/UK institution. Entry requirements vary but we normally ask for between 60% and 65%  Year 1 of Bachelors degrees 


Entry onto Postgraduate programmes

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

  • Bachelor degree from a recognized institution with an award of 2.2 or higher, depending on the subject area 
  • If you have five to seven years relevant work experience, we may consider you without a Bachelor degree on an individual basis for some Masters programmes.
  • A degree from a recognized South African university may be accepted as evidence of English proficiency for some of our postgraduate programmes.

Representatives in Your Country

Our representatives in your country

Local Partner Cities Contact
Global Education Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg www.globaleducation.co.za
Phone: +27 71 226 4629
International Degrees Cape Town, Sandton brandon@internationaldegrees.co.za,
Phone: +27 82 894 3448
Sable International Cape Town, Johannesburg study@sableinternational.com
Cape Town Megan Jacobs
Phone: +2721 657 1543
Johannesburg Megan Williams
Phone: +2721 657 1543
Study Abroad Simplified  All showled@studyabroadsimplified.ie


Upcoming Events

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