GMIT Prospectus 2021/22

New Common Points Scale from 2017 The new scale will apply to all applicants applying to CAO on the basis of their Leaving Certificate examination results (1985 – present). Applicants presenting 2017 Leaving Certificate results will be scored as per Table 1. Applicants presenting Leaving Certificate results from 1992 – 2016 will have scores for grades adjusted to conform to the new scale (Table 2).

TABLE 1 - Applicants Presenting Leaving Certificate Results 2017

Higher Level Grade

Ordinary Level Grade

%

Points

Points

90 – 100 80 – 89 70 – 79 60 – 69 50 – 59 40 – 49 30 – 39

H1 H2 H3 H4 H5 H6 H7 H8

100

O1 O2 O3 O4 O5 O6 O7 O8

56 46 37 28 20 12

88 77 66 56 46 37

TABLE 2 - Applicants presenting Leaving Certificate Results 1992 - 2016

0 0

The 1992 to 2016 grade bands will be scored as follows:

New Points Awarded Higher Level

New Points Awarded Ordinary Level

<30

0

1992 to 2016 LC Grade

*See Bonus Points/Higher Maths

A1 A2 B1 B2 B3 C1 C2 C3 D1 D2 D3

100

56 46 46 37 37 28 28 20 20 12 12

88 88 77 77 66 66 56 56 46 46 33

E F

0 0 0

0 0

NG

There is a specific quota of places reserved on nursing degree programmes and 5% of places are reserved for QQI FET award holders on courses with limited places.

SPECIAL NOTES

Access Route GMIT is part of the HEAR/DARE scheme but additional places may also be offered to applicants coming through the supplementary access route and places may be filled outside the normal CAO process. For more information on HEAR/DARE please see page 34 or contact the Access and Disability Office, GMIT, Dublin Rd, Galway. Email: accessoffice@gmit.ie

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