Entry Requirements

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General Requirements

High School Diploma

High School Diploma plus CSAT Stanine.
8 best high school subjects considered, with at least 3 at advanced level.

Competitive courses may require 1 year of study at university.

Cambridge A Level or International Baccalaureate Diploma applicants should refer to the relevant linked webpages.

Contact asiapacific@ucd.ie for further information.

 

 

 

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.

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2020 Entry Requirements

MathsOther Languages
Business BSS1 Commerce HS General Stream: 100% average
HS Science Stream: 95% average
High School C/CSAT 5  
  B722 BSc Business HS General Stream: 100% average
HS Science Stream: 95% average
High School C/CSAT 5  
  BSS2 Economics & Finance HS General Stream: 100% average + CSAT Average 2
HS Science Stream: 95% average + CSAT Average 2
High School B/CSAT 3  
  BSW1 Commerce International HS General Stream: 100% average
HS Science Stream: 95% average
High School C/CSAT 5 Note: For French language combinations, a minimum High School B/CSAT 3 in French is required 
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2020 Entry Requirements

MathsOther Languages
Law BSJ4 Business & Law HS General Stream: 100% average
HS Science Stream: 95% average
High School C/CSAT 5  
  LWS2 Law with French HS General Stream: 100% average
HS Science Stream: 95% average
                                                             High School A/CSAT 2 in French 
  LWS6 Law HS General Stream: 100% average
HS Science Stream: 95% average
 

 

  LWW1 Law with Philosophy HS General Stream: 100% average
HS Science Stream: 95% average
   
  LWW2 Law with History HS General Stream: 100% average
HS Science Stream: 95% average
   
  LWW3  Law with Politics  HS General Stream: 100% average
HS Science Stream: 95% average
   
  LWW4 Law with Economics HS General Stream: 100% average
HS Science Stream: 95% average
High School C/CSAT 5  
   LWW9 Law with Social Justice  HS General Stream: 100% average
HS Science Stream: 95% average
   
  LWWC  Law with Chinese  HS General Stream: 100% average
HS Science Stream: 95% average
       Note: No prior knowledge of Mandarin required. Those with prior knowledge of Mandarin are most welcome.

 

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2020 Entry Requirements

MathsOther Languages
Arts & Humanities BAU4 BA Modern Languages HS General Stream: 89% average
HS Science Stream: 85% average
  Note: If you choose to study a language at advanced level during your first year, it is recommended that you have at least a High School B/CSAT 3 grade in that language, or equivalent. 
  BAU5 BA Arts (2 languages) HS General Stream: 70% average
HS Science Stream: 70% average
 

Note: For French language combinations, a minimum High School B/CSAT 3 in French is required

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 High School B/CSAT 3 or equivalent is required.

  AYS1 Languages, Linguistics and Cultures HS General Stream: 70% average
HS Science Stream: 70% average
 

 

  AYS2 English, European and World Literatures HS General Stream: 70% average
HS Science Stream: 70% average
   
  CCS1 Celtic Studies, Art History and History HS General Stream: 70% average
HS Science Stream: 70% average
   
  CAS1 Classics, Art History and Archaeology HS General Stream: 70% average
HS Science Stream: 70% average
   
  CAS2 Classics, English and History HS General Stream: 70% average
HS Science Stream: 70% average
   
   ENS5 English Literature HS General Stream: 70% average
HS Science Stream: 70% average
   
  ENS6
 
English with Creative Writing HS General Stream: 70% average
HS Science Stream: 70% average
   
  ENS7 English, Drama and Film HS General Stream: 70% average
HS Science Stream: 70% average
   
  MCS4  Music, Film and Drama  HS General Stream: 70% average
HS Science Stream: 70% average
   
  HPS1  History And Politics  HS General Stream: 70% average
HS Science Stream: 70% average
   
  HSS3  History  HS General Stream: 70% average
HS Science Stream: 70% average
   
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2020 Entry Requirements

Liberal Arts Sciences LBS1 Liberal Arts Sciences HS General Stream: 70% average
HS Science Stream: 70% average
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2020 Entry Requirements

Math

Sustainability STS1 BSc Sustainability HS General Stream: 78% average
HS Science Stream: 75% average
High School C/CSAT 5
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2020 Entry Requirements

MathsOther Languages
Social Sciences COS1 Philosophy, Politics & Economics HS General Stream: 89% average
HS Science Stream: 85% average
High School D/CSAT 9  
  ECS4 BSc Economics HS General Stream: 89% average
HS Science Stream: 85% average
High School B/CSAT 4

 

  EMS1 Economics, Mathematics & Statistics HS General Stream: 89% average
HS Science Stream: 85% average

High School D/CSAT 9

Note: If you obtain less than High School B/CSAT 3 in mathematics, you must pass a “Level 0” UCD mathematics module in semester 1

 

  LSS1 Landscapes & Soceties HS General Stream: 89% average
HS Science Stream: 85% average
High School D/CSAT 9  
  PCS2 BSc Psychology HS General Stream: 100% average + CSAT Average 3
HS Science Stream: 95% average + CSAT Average 5
High School D/CSAT 9  
  SBU2 BSocSc Social Policy & Sociology HS General Stream: 89% average
HS Science Stream: 85% average
High School D/CSAT 9  
  SBU3 BSc Social Science (2 Subjects) HS General Stream: 89% average
HS Science Stream: 85% average

In order to study Mathematics, High School B/CSAT 3 in Mathematics is required.

In order to study Economics, High School D/CSAT 9 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 High School B/CSAT 3 or equivalent is required.

   SCS1 Computational Social Science HS General Stream: 89% average
HS Science Stream: 85% average

High School D/CSAT 9

Note: If you obtain less than High School B/CSAT 3 in mathematics, you must pass a “Level 0” UCD mathematics module in semester 1

 

 

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2020 Entry Requirements

Maths

Laboratory Science
Engineering NUS1 Engineering Omnibus HS General Stream: 100% average
HS Science Stream: 95% average
High School B/CSAT 3 High School C/CSAT 5

 

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2020 Entry Requirements 

Maths
Architecture LDS2 Landscape Architecture HS General Stream: 78% average
HS Science Stream: 74% average
High School D/CSAT 9
  RCS1 City Planning & Environmental Policy HS General Stream: 78% average
HS Science Stream: 74% average
High School D/CSAT 9
  SSS1 Architecture HS General Stream: 100% average
HS Science Stream: 95% average
High School D/CSAT 9

 

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2020 Entry Requirements

MathsLaboratory Science
Science BSS3 Actuarial and Financial Studies HS General Stream: 100% average + CSAT Average 6
HS Science Stream: 95% average + CSAT Average 6
High School A/CSAT 1  
  CSSA Computer Science HS General Stream: 89% average
HS Science Stream: 85% average
High School C/CSAT 5  
  SCU1 Science Omnibus HS General Stream: 89% average
HS Science Stream: 85% average
High School C/CSAT 5

High School C/CSAT 5

 

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2020 Entry Requirements

MathsLaboratory Science
Agricultural Science ANS1 Animal Science HS General Stream: 84% average
HS Science Stream: 79% average
High School D/CSAT 9 High School D/CSAT 9
  CPS1 Animal& Crop Production HS General Stream: 84% average
HS Science Stream: 79% average
High School D/CSAT 9 High School D/CSAT 9
  DBS1 Dairy Business HS General Stream: 84% average
HS Science Stream: 79% average
High School D/CSAT 9

High School D/CSAT 9

  EQS1 Animal Science - Equine HS General Stream: 84% average
HS Science Stream: 79% average
High School D/CSAT 9 High School D/CSAT 9
  ESS1  AgriEnvironmental Science  HS General Stream: 84% average
HS Science Stream: 79% average
High School D/CSAT 9 High School D/CSAT 9
  FAS1  Food and Agribusiness Management  HS General Stream: 84% average
HS Science Stream: 79% average
High School D/CSAT 9 High School D/CSAT 9
  FAW1  Food Business with Chinese Studies  HS General Stream: 84% average
HS Science Stream: 79% average
High School D/CSAT 9 High School D/CSAT 9
  FOS1 Forestry HS General Stream: 84% average
HS Science Stream: 79% average
High School D/CSAT 9 High School D/CSAT 9
  FSS2  Food Science  HS General Stream: 89% average
HS Science Stream: 85% average
High School D/CSAT 9 High School D/CSAT 9
  HLS1 Horticulture, Landscape & Sportsturf Management HS General Stream: 84% average
HS Science Stream: 79% average
High School D/CSAT 9 High School D/CSAT 9
  HMS1 Human Nutrition  HS General Stream: 100% average + CSAT Average 3
HS Science Stream: 95% average + CSAT Average 5
High School D/CSAT 9 High School D/CSAT 9
  UAS1 Agricultural Science - Omnibus HS General Stream: 84% average
HS Science Stream: 79% average
High School D/CSAT 9 High School D/CSAT 9

 

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2020 Entry Requirements

MathsLaboratory Science
Health Sciences BHS1 Biomedical, Health & Life Science HS General Stream: 100% average + CSAT Average 3
HS Science Stream: 95% average + CSAT Average 5
High School D/CSAT 9 High School D/CSAT 9
  MDS2 Medicine  HS General Stream: 100% average + CSAT Average 2
HS Science Stream: 95% average + CSAT Average 2
High School D/CSAT 9 High School D/CSAT 9
  MDS4 Radiography HS General Stream: 100% average + CSAT Average 6
HS Science Stream: 95% average + CSAT Average 6
High School D/CSAT 9 High School D/CSAT 9
  MDS5 Physiotherapy HS General Stream: 100% average + CSAT Average 2
HS Science Stream: 95% average + CSAT Average 2
High School D/CSAT 9 High School D/CSAT 9
  MDS9 Medicine (Graduate Entry)

The 4-year graduate entry programme is open to applicants who hold or are expected to hold an Upper Second Class Honours degree (NFQ Level 8) in any discipline with a CGPA of 3.0/4.0 or above, or equivalent.  Additionally, all applicants are required to submit a current GAMSAT* or MCAT* score (minimum 57 and 503 respectively). Although only graduates are eligible to apply for this programme, the graduate Medicine degree is equivalent in standard to the undergraduate Medicine degree.

*Currency of Results: GAMSAT must normally have been issued within two years prior to the start of programme. MCAT must normally have been issued within three years prior to the start of programme.

Students who have previously been unsuccessful in any Medicine programme (i.e. have not met academic or other requirements within the programme) or have any issues which would affect their registration with the Irish Medical council will only be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis in exceptional circumstances, to be considered by the Medicine programme board.

      
 

MDS4

Diagnostic Radiography (Graduate Entry)

The 2.5-year graduate entry programme is open to applicants who hold an NFQ Level 8 degree at the minimum award level of 2.2 or equivalent. 

Applicants are also required to have a Science subject at minimum level Irish Leave Certificate O6, IB Standard Level 4, GCSE Grade C or equivalent.

   

 

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2020 Entry Requirements

MathsLaboratory Science
Sports and Performance MDS8 Health & Performance Science HS General Stream: 100% average + CSAT Average 6
HS Science Stream: 95% average + CSAT Average 6
High School D/CSAT 9 High School D/CSAT 9
  SMS2 Sport & Exercise Management HS General Stream: 100% average
HS Science Stream: 95% average
High School D/CSAT 9 High School D/CSAT 9

 

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2020 Entry Requirements

MathsLaboratory Science
Veterinary Medicine VTS1 Veterinary Medicine HS General Stream: 100% average + CSAT Average 2
HS Science Stream: 95% average + CSAT Average 2
High School D/CSAT 9 Chemistry High School B/CSAT 4
  VTS2 Veterinary Nursing HS General Stream: 100% average
HS Science Stream: 95% average
High School D/CSAT 9 High School D/CSAT 9
  VTS3 Veterinary Medicine (Grad Entry)

The 4 year graduate entry programme is open to applicants who hold or are expected to hold an honours degree in a biological / biomedical / animal science discipline with a CGPA of 3.0/4.0 or above [or equivalent]For full details about the application and assessment procedures, including information about pre-requisites, please refer to the UCD School of Veterinary Medicine website: www.ucd.ie/vetmed

   

 

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