Academic Entry Requirements

 Please see Your Country for country specific entry requirements

  English Language Requirements

All applicants, whose first language is not English, must present one of the following qualifications in the English language. 

Subject

IELTS  

TOEFL

Pearson PTE

Arts/Business/Law

(No less than 5.5 in any component)
6.5 overall 88 61

Science/Engineering

(No less than 5.5 in any component)

*Please note that the English Language Requirement for Computer Science (Data Analytics) MSc full-time, 1 year  GYEO6 has been changed as follows:
Entry to this programme requires a minimum overall score of 6.5 IELTS, with  no less than 6.5 in the writing ability band and no less than 6 in the other bands.

6.5 overall 88 61

Medicine

(No less than 6.5 in any component)

[This requirement applies to incoming first year students only]

 6.5 overall  88  61

BSc in Speech and Language Therapy

(No less than 6.5 in any component)

 7 overall  95  67

  Language test must be taken no more than two years prior to commencement of your programme at the University.

The NUI Galway TOEFL institution code is 8861.

 English Language Courses at the National University of Ireland Galway

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NUI Galway’s English Language Centre is a full time school committed to providing high quality English Language courses including General English, IELTS preparation and our 25 week pathway course to undergraduate and postgraduate study, PIAS.  

Courses Offered:

Class Dates & Times

Course Dates

  1. PIAS: 06 March -  25 August 2017 [500 hours]
  2. General English 1: 22 May - 02 June 2017
  3. General English 2: 06 June - 16 June 2017
  4. IELTS 10: 06 June - 11 August 2017 [250 hours]
  5. General English 3: 19 June - 30 June 2017
  6. General English 4: 03 July - 14 July 2017
  7. IELTS 6: 03 July - 11 August 2017 [150 hours]
  8. General English 5: 17 July -  28 July 2017
  9. General English 6: 31 July - 11 August 2017
  10. English for Groups: 22 May - 11 August 2017

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