At DCU, we are always happy to welcome students from Vietnam.

Find out more below about entry requirements for Vietnamese  students.

Preparing to apply 

You may need to complete a foundation or English-language programme before starting your undergraduate or postgraduate study at DCU. 

As an Vietnamese citizen, you need a visa to study in Ireland. Learn more here.

Find out how to apply to DCU. Click here.

 Entry requirements

You must meet DCU’s English language requirements as well as the academic requirements set out below.

If you don’t meet the entry requirements below, you may still be able to study at DCU. Contact us here and we can discuss it with you. 


  • At a minimum, Year 12  with an average of 7/10 Bằng Tú Tài or Baccalaureate Maths Minimum Grade 7.0. No subject less than 6.5.


  • GCE A Levels or the IB Diploma only.


  • Students who present with a Bằng Tốt Nghiệp Đại Học (Bachelor degree) qualification from a recognised university in Vietnam will be considered if they have achieved very good grades and an overall result of 7.0 (on 10 point scale). 


You can apply at any time to be a researcher at DCU -- there are no closing dates. Visit DCU Graduate Studies Office to learn more about entry requirements, finding a supervisor and funding.

 DCU Merit Scholarships

As an international student, you may be eligible for a scholarship. Learn more here.

DCU in Vietnam 

Check back here to learn more about upcoming visits by our staff to your country or other relevant events happening near you soon.

We also run regular webinars, which may interest you. Keep an eye on our news page or social media for more information. 

Educational advisers or agents for Vietnamese students 

Global Study Partners


BEO Limited

Study International UK (SI-UK)