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Ireland, the Republic of

The University of Bradford welcomes students from Ireland. 

Our team in Ireland works with schools and colleges across Northern Ireland and the Republic.

With daily direct flights between Dublin and Leeds Bradford International Airport, we look forward to becoming your new home from home.

Entry requirements

The University of Bradford welcomes applications from students from Ireland for all study levels. The information provided below is intended as guidance only. If you are in any doubt please contact the Admissions Office. You should be aware that meeting the grade requirements specified does not necessarily guarantee admission as there may be additional requirements you need to satisfy.

If your qualification or grading scheme is not listed below, please contact the Admissions Office with details of your qualification and we can assess your eligibility. Please send copies of any certificates, transcripts and statements of results when you request an assessment of a qualification.

The University publishes entry requirements based on UCAS tariff points and these are shown on the individual course pages – please see our course listings

The table below shows how the University equates qualifications from your country to UCAS tariff points.


The University of Bradford International College offers a Foundation Year to progress onto many of our degree programmes. Find out more about the courses available at our International College.


Qualification 136+ UCAS tariff points 120 - 135 UCAS tariff points 96 - 119 UCAS tariff points
Irish Leaving Certificate As per UCAS tariff
QQI Level 5 Diploma (previously FETAC) 60 credits at Distinction and 60 credits at Merit 30 credits at Distinction and 90 credits at Merit 120 credits at Merit


The entry requirement for a postgraduate taught course is typically equivalent to a UK Second Class Honours Second Division (2:2). For individual course requirements, please see the course details in our course listings.

The table below shows how the University equates qualifications from your country to UK degree classifications:

Qualification  UK 1st Class  UK 2:1  UK 2:2 
Honours Bachelor degree 1st 2:1 2:2


English Language Requirements

Qualification Requirement
Irish Leaving Certificate Ordinary Grade O4