Points Requirement

Please see the table below for the points requirements for Carlow College courses in 2015:

 

Course Title

Course Code

Points Round One 2015

B.A in Humanities

PC402

215

B.A in Applied Social Studies in Social Care

PC404

220

B.A (Honours) in Humanities

PC410

300

B.A (Honours) in English & History

PC411

270

B.A (Honours) in Citizenship & Community Studies

PC405

300

 

Entry Requirements

  1. Level 7: (PC402/PC404)-Applicants must obtain 5 passes
  2. Level 8: (PC410/PC411/PC405)-Applicants must obtain 6 passes which must include at least two higher C3’s / two H5/05.
  3. Mathematics is not an entry requirement to any course at Carlow College.
  4. Irish, English OR a foreign language satisfies the language requirement for all courses at Carlow College.
  5. The Leaving Certificate Applied (LCA) does not meet the minimum entry requirements for programmes at Carlow College. Holders of the LCA may gain entry through FETAC level 5&6 awards.
  6. Foundation level Mathematics is accepted for entry to all the Carlow College courses.
  7. A bonus of 25 points will be allocated to applicants who achieve a grade D3 or above in Higher Level Mathematics in the Leaving Certificate. This means the max cumulative Leaving Certificate points is now 625. The bonus points will only be relevant in cases where the subject Higher Level Mathematics (including bonus points) is scored as one of the candidate’s six best subjects for points purposes. Consequently, if Higher Level Mathematics is not among these six subjects, the bonus points will not be included in the total points score. Bonus points are awarded irrespective of the year in which the examinations were taken.

 

Carlow College awards points for results in Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme Link Modules (LCVP) in place of a Leaving Certificate subject as follows:

LCVP Grade

Points

Distinction

70

Merit

50

Pass

30