IB grades required to admission at RCSIWatch
Stuff like http://www2.cao.ie/points/lvl8_18.pdf
http://www2.cao.ie/points/l8.php (2020 data)
The great thing about Eire is they allow application to around ten colleges, and you can change that application even up to May.
It doesn’t help you that much, as you’re in the highly competitive medical entry, so read all & everything. Fire up MS office, however as a guesstimate - assume at least 80%(+/-5%) for the ‘top’ courses, plus a number of prerequisites....at least Eire does allocation based upon actual results, not vague guesses?
Plus Ireland does have the special conditions for med...
I also did a lot of searches through the Irish newspapers, there were some money orientated £13k unis... who didn’t get a good write-up in the press
General news here, for example, https://www.irishtimes.com/news/educ...rses-1.4352892
Medical acceptance CAO points news for 2020 here https://www.irishtimes.com/news/crim...case-1.4357448
In the end, was awarded a place at a nice college in Dun Laoghaire, beautiful place, but I went to Scotland instead.
1) have to be sitting the right sort of mix of subjects at IB
2) then get somewhere above these points
......a minimum of 480 Irish Leaving Certificate equivalent points, the calculation of which is outlined below:
International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma points equivalency calculator
Overall IB score/Irish Leaving Certificate points
45 IB points_______________600 points (equivalent to 560 moderated LCE points)
44 IB points_______________597 points (equivalent to 560 moderated LCE points)
43 IB points_______________576 points (equivalent to 556 moderated LCE points)
42 IB points_______________564 points (equivalent to 553 moderated LCE points)
41 IB points_______________552 points (equivalent to 551 moderated LCE points)
40 IB points_______________531 points
39 IB points_______________519 points
38 IB points_______________508 points
37 IB points_______________497 points
36 IB points_______________486 points
3) AND Sit the HPAT-Ireland in the same year of admission to the programme.
4) fees & costs depend on EU/non-EU status, probably
CAO does offer extra magic fairy Bonus points for Mathematics: Students with Higher Level Mathematics will be awarded 25 additional Irish Leaving Certificate equivalent points
Note magic fairy points are a light hearted way of describing the actual Irish school leaving Certificate equivalent points, which vary quite a bit in thresholds from year to year, but are verified automagically by computer, in August.
Looking deeper into CAO we find first round 2020 points actually were
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
RC001 Medicine - Undergraduate Entry (HPAT required) #733
RC004 Physiotherapy 566
RC005 Pharmacy 579
RC101 Medicine - Graduate Entry (GAMSAT required)
And that hash?, places. # Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition
Just seven hundred and thirty three CAO points, but it varies, from year to year, is that ~ 140% at IB?