Entry Requirements

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General Requirements

Award of Regional Ministry of Education/Municipal Education Commission (or equivalent) approved Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate (全日制普通高中毕业证书/普通高级中学毕业证书) and GaoKao (高考) result. In some circumstances the Huikao (会考) may be acceptable, please contact chinaoffice@ucd.ie for consultation.

The requirements listed below are guidelines only. Meeting the minimum entry requirements does not guarantee entry to the course.

If you are studying a non-standard Chinese curriculum/Cambridge A Levels/International Baccalaureate Diploma please contact chinaoffice@ucd.ie for a consultation on the entry requirements.

UCD accepts a wide range of international education examinations and qualifications. If you have any questions about our requirements and the system you are studying, please contact chinaoffice@ucd.ie for consultation.

English Language Requirements

Please refer to 
UCD Minimum English Language Requirements

This page provides information and guidance on entry requirements for international (non-EU/ non-EEA) students only.

Please be advised that your fee assessment status determines how you should apply.

In all cases, UCD applicants who are granted EU fee status will only be admitted through the Central Applications Office (CAO) system and in line with CAO policies and procedures and National University of Ireland (NUI) matriculation regulations.

If you are eligible for EU fees please contact UCD Registry-Admissions for further advice (www.ucd.ie/askus).

 

Specific subjects and grades required for programme are detailed below.

The equivalences are provided as guidance and are indicative only. In addition, please note that the equivalences shown are the minimum required to be eligible for consideration on a competitive basis.

The information provided below is subject to change and annual review.

        CodeDescription

2020 Entry Requirements (Percentage of overall possible GaoKao score)

MathsOther Language
Business BSS1 Commerce 80% 75%  
  BSS2 Economics & Finance 90% 85%  
  BSW1 Commerce International 80% 75%

Note: For French language combinations a minimum grade C in A-level French or H5 in IB-French or equivalent is required. You cannot take French as a beginner.

             Code     Description

2020 Entry Requirements (Percentage of overall possible GaoKao score)

MathsOther Language
Law BSJ4 Business & Law 80% 75%  
  LWS2 Law with French 80%   A minimum B in A-level French or H6 in IB-French or equivalent is required. You cannot take French as a beginner. 
  LWS6 Law 80%  

 

  LWW1 Law with Philosophy 80%    
  LWW2 Law with History 80%     
  LWW3  Law with Politics  80%     
  LWW4 Law with Economics 80% 75%   
   LWW9 Law with Social Justice  80%     
  LWWC  Law with Chinese  80%    Note: No prior knowledge of Mandarin required. Those with prior knowledge of Mandarin are most welcome.  
              Code     Description

2020 Entry Requirements (Percentage of overall possible GaoKao score)

MathsOther Language
Arts & Humanities BAU4 BA Modern Languages 70% 75%  Note: If you choose to study a language at advanced level during your first year, it is recommended that you have a minimum grade C in A-Level or H5 in IB or equivalent in your desired language of study. You cannot take French as a beginner.
  BAU5 BA Arts (2 languages) 65%  

Note: For French language combinations a minimum grade C in A-Level French or H5 in IB French or equivalent is required. You cannot take French as a beginner.

German & Spanish: In First Year two streams are offered, one for absolute beginners and another for non-beginners. For the non-beginners level a minimum of grade C in A-Level or H5 in IB or equivalent in German or Spanish is required.

  AYS1 Languages, Linguistics and Cultures 65%  

 

  AYS2 English, European and World Literatures 65%    
  CCS1 Celtic Studies, Art History and History 65%     
  CAS1 Classics, Art History and Archaeology 65%     
  CAS2 Classics, English and History 65%    
   ENS5 English Literature 65%     
  ENS6
 
English with Creative Writing 65%     
  ENS7 English, Drama and Film 65%     
  MCS4  Music, Film and Drama  65%      
  HPS1  History And Politics  65%      
  HSS3  History  65%       
           Code        Description

2020 Entry Requirements (Percentage of overall possible GaoKao score)

Liberal Arts Sciences LBS1 Liberal Arts Sciences 65%
              Code     Description

2020 Entry Requirements (Percentage of overall possible GaoKao score)

MathsOther Language
Social Sciences COS1 Philosophy, Politics & Economics 70% 75%  
  ECS4 BSc Economics 70% 85% 

 

  EMS1 Economics, Mathematics & Statistics 70%

75%

Note: If you obtain less than 85% in mathematics, you must pass a “Level 0” UCD mathematics module in semester 1 

 

  LSS1 Archaeology, Geography & History 70% 75%   
  PCS2 BSc Psychology 90%  75%   
  SBU2 BSocSc Social Policy & Sociology 70%  75%    
  SBU3 BSc Social Science (2 Subjects) 70%

75%

Please Note:

In order to study Mathematics, 85% in Mathematics is required.

In order to study Economics, 75% in Mathematics is required. 

 German: In First Year two streams are offered, one for absolute beginners and another for non-beginners. For the non-beginners level a minimum of grade C in A-Level or H5 in IB or equivalent in German is required. 

   SCS1 Computational Social Science 70% 

75%

Note: If you obtain less than 85% in mathematics, you must pass a “Level 0” UCD mathematics module in semester 1

 

 

           Code        Description

2020 Entry Requirements (Percentage of overall possible GaoKao score)

Maths

Laboratory Science
Engineering NUS1 Engineering Omnibus 80% 85% 75%

 

              Code     Description

2020 Entry Requirements (Percentage of overall possible GaoKao score)

Maths
Architecture LDS2 Landscape Architecture 65% 75%
  RCS1 City Planning & Environmental Policy 65% 75% 
  SSS1 Architecture 80%

75% 

 

 

              Code     Description

2020 Entry Requirements (Percentage of overall possible GaoKao score)

MathsLaboratory Science
Science BSS3 Actuarial and Financial Studies 85% 90%  
  CSSA Computer Science 70% 75%   
  SCU1 Science Omnibus 70%

75%

75%

              Code     Description

2020 Entry Requirements (Percentage of overall possible GaoKao score)

MathsLaboratory Science
Agricultural Science ANS1 Animal Science 65% 75% 75% 
  CPS1 Animal& Crop Production 65% 75%  75%  
  DBS1 Dairy Business 65%

75%

75%

  EQS1 Animal Science - Equine 65% 75%  75% 
  ESS1  AgriEnvironmental Science   65%   75%     75%  
  FAS1  Food and Agribusiness Management   65%  75%   75% 
  FAW1  Food Business with Chinese Studies   65%  75%   75% 
  FOS1 Forestry 65% 75% 75% 
  FSS2  Food Science  70%  75%  75% 
  HLS1 Horticulture, Landscape & Sportsturf Management 65% 75% 75%
  HMS1 Human Nutrition  90% 75% 75%
  UAS1 Agricultural Science - Omnibus 65% 75% 75%

 

              Code     Description

2020 Entry Requirements (Percentage of overall possible GaoKao score)

MathsLaboratory Science
Health Science BHS1 Biomedical, Health & Life Science 90% 75% 75% 
  MDS2 Medicine  90% 75%   75%  
  MDS4 Radiography 85%

75%

75%

  MDS5 Physiotherapy 90% 75%  75% 
  MDS9 Medicine (Graduate Entry) For information on Medicine (Graduate Entry) requirements, please contact us directly.       
              Code     Description

2020 Entry Requirements (Percentage of overall possible GaoKao score)

MathsLaboratory Science
Sports and Performance MDS8 Health & Performance Science 85% 75% 75% 
  SMS2 Sport & Exercise Management 80% 75%   75%  

 

              Code     Description

2020 Entry Requirements (Percentage of overall possible GaoKao score)

MathsLaboratory Science
Veterinary Medicine VTS1 Veterinary Medicine 90% 75%

80% 

+ High School Chemisty 85%

  VTS3 Veterinary Medicine (Grad Entry) For information on Veterinary Medicine (Graduate Entry) requirements, please contact us directly.    

 

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