Academic Entry Requirements

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 English Language Requirements

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



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


(No less than 6.5 in any component)

6.5 88 61


(No less than 5.5 in any component)

6.5 88 61

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

The NUI Galway TOEFL institution code is 8861.


Pathway and Pre-sessional English Programmes

Please click on this link for information about our Pathway and Pre-sessional English programmes.

NUI Galway English Language Centre

The National University of Ireland, Galway offers a range of English courses during the summer months in both General and Business English. Find out more at Summer English Courses.