The University of Limerick is a rapidly growing, modern university with almost 8,500 full-time and more than 2,000 part-time students. The university takes great pride in attracting students who are seeking a supportive learning environment to help them nurture and achieve their personal and professional dreams. The University is located on a beautiful riverside campus three miles from Limerick City.
Minimum entry requirements
UL Entry Requirements 2016
In all circumstances, with the exception of LM180, an applicant is expected to hold at the time of enrolment the established Leaving Certificate with a minimum of six subjects which must include:
- Two H5 (Higher Level) grades; and
- Four O6 (Ordinary Level) grades or Four H7 (Higher Level) grades.
In the case of LM180, an applicant is expected to hold at the time of enrolment the established Leaving Certificate with at least five O6 (Ordinary Level) grades or five H7 (Higher Level) grades. Candidates may continue to fulfil minimum and specific subject requirements from more than one sitting of the Leaving Certificate but only the best six subjects from one sitting will be included for scoring purposes. Applicants who have a hearing impairment or a specific learning difficulty may apply for exemption from the second language requirement. Such an exemption is only applicable to those courses where the second language requirement is an O6 (Ordinary Level) grade or a H7 (Higher Level) grade. Please contact the Admissions Office for further information on applying for a second language exemption.
How DARE offers are made
Information on the method of selecting eligible DARE students for the reduced points places is available at: http://ulsites.ul.ie/admissions/hear-and-dare-admissions-policy
Information on the number of reduced points places per course available in UL is available at: http://ulsites.ul.ie/admissions/sites/default/files/Admissions_%20Allocation%20of%20HEAR%20and%20DARE%20places.pdf
For information on HEAR at UL: http://ulsites.ul.ie/admissions/hear-and-dare-admissions-policy
Contact details of the DARE advisor
Ask for: Caoilinn Kennedy, Student Support Officer
T: 061 234 847
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