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General Requirements

Singapore Cambridge A Levels (H2 and H3)
Singapore Cambridge A Levels (H1)
Total of 6 subjects between O and A Level with at least 2 grade C or better at H2/H3

If you have completed a Diploma from one of the Polytechnics in Singapore, you will be considered for admission. The appropriate point of entry will be determined by the match of subjects and by your performance.

Contact southeastasia@ucd.ie for more information.

 

 

English Language Requirements

C at O-Level
D at H1
E at H2
Pass at H3

For additional information, 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.

  Description2020 Entry RequirementsMathsOther Language
Business BSS1 Commerce H2 Level: AAA / BCCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: BBB + B or equivalent
H1: B
O Level: B
 
  BSS2 Economics & Finance H2 Level: ABBB or equivalent H2+H1 Level: AAA + A or equivalent H3: Pass
H2: C
 
  BSW1 Commerce International H2 Level: AAA / BCCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: BBB + B or equivalent
H1: B
O Level: B
Note: For French language combinations a minimum H3: Pass/H2: C in French is required 

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsOther Language
Law BSJ4 Business & Law H2 Level: AAA / BCCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: BBB + B or equivalent
H1: B
O Level: B
 
  LWS2 Law with French H2 Level: AAA / BCCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: BBB + B or equivalent
  H3: Merit/H2: B in French 
  LWS6 Law H2 Level: AAA / BCCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: BBB + B or equivalent
   
  LWW1 Law with Philosophy H2 Level: AAA / BCCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: BBB + B or equivalent
   
  LWW2 Law with History H2 Level: AAA / BCCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: BBB + B or equivalent
   
  LWW3 Law with Politics H2 Level: AAA / BCCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: BBB + B or equivalent
   
  LWW4 Law with Economics H2 Level: AAA / BCCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: BBB + B or equivalent
H1: B
O Level: B
 
  LWW9 Law with Social Justice H2 Level: AAA / BCCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: BBB + B or equivalent
   
  LWWC Law with Chinese H2 Level: AAA / BCCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: BBB + B or equivalent
  Note: No prior knowledge of Mandarin required. Those with prior knowledge of Mandarin are most welcome.

 

 Code
Description2020 Entry RequirementsOther Language
Arts & Humanities BAU4 BA Modern Languages H2 Level: ABB / CCCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: BCC + B or Equivalent

Note: If you choose to study a language at advanced level during your first year, it is recommended that you have at least an H3: Pass/H2 in that language, or equivalent. 

  BAU5 BA Arts (2 Subjects) H2+H1 Level: CCC + B or  Equivalent

Note: For French language combinations a minimum H3: Pass/H2 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 H3: Pass/H2 or equivalent is required.

  AYS1

Languages, Linguistics and Cultures 

H2 Level: CCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: CDD + C Equivalent
 
  AYS2

English, European and World Literatures

H2 Level: CCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: CDD + C Equivalent
 
  CCS1

Celtic Studies, Art History and History

H2 Level: CCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: CDD + C Equivalent
 
  CAS1

Classics, Art History and Archaeology

H2 Level: CCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: CDD + C Equivalent
 
  CAS2

Classics, English and History

H2 Level: CCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: CDD + C Equivalent
 
  ENS5

English Literature

H2 Level: CCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: CDD + C Equivalent
 
  ENS6

English with Creative Writing 

H2 Level: CCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: CDD + C Equivalent
 
  ENS7

English, Drama and Film

H2 Level: CCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: CDD + C Equivalent
 
  MCS4

Music, Film & Drama

H2 Level: CCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: CDD + C Equivalent
 
 

HPS1

History And Politics

H2 Level: CCC or equivalent H2+H1 Level: CDD + C or equivalent  
  HSS3

History 

H2 Level: CCC or equivalent H2+H1 Level: CDD + C or equivalent  
 CodeDescription2019 Entry Requirements
Liberal Arts & Sciences LBS1 Liberal Arts & Sciences H2 Level: CCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: CDD + C Equivalent

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsOther Language
Social Sciences COS1 Philosophy, Politics & Economics H2 Level: ABB / CCCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: BCC + B or Equivalent
H1: E
O Level: C
 
  ECS4 BSc Economics H2 Level: ABB / CCCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: BCC + B or Equivalent
H3: Pass
H2: C
 
  EMS1 Economics, Mathematics & Statistics H2 Level: ABB / CCCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: BCC + B or Equivalent

H1: E
O Level: C

Note: If you obtain less than H3: Pass/H2:C in mathematics, you must pass a “Level 0” UCD mathematics module in semester 1

 
  LSS1 Archaeology, Geography & History H2 Level: ABB / CCCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: BCC + B or Equivalent
H1: E
O Level: C
 
  PCS2 BSc Psychology H2 Level: AABC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: AAB + A or equivalent

H1 : E

O Level: C 

 
  SBU2 BSocSc Social Policy & Sociology H2 Level: ABB / CCCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: BCC + B or Equivalent
H1: E
O Level: C
 
  SBU3 BSc Social Science (2 Subjects) H2 Level: ABB / CCCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: BCC + B or Equivalent

H1: E

O Level: C

Please Note:

In order to study Mathematics, H3: Pass/H2: C in Mathematics is required.

In order to study Economics, H1: E/O Level: C 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 H3: Pass/H2: C or equivalent is required.

  SCS1 Computational Social Science H2 Level: ABB / CCCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: BCC + B or Equivalent

H1: E/O Level: C

Note: If you obtain less than H3: Pass/H2:C in mathematics, you must pass a “Level 0” UCD mathematics module in semester 1

 
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Engineering NUS1 Engineering Omnibus H2 Level: AAA / BCCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: BBB + B or equivalent
H3: Pass
H2: C
H1: B
O Level B

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMaths
Architecture LDS2 Landscape Architecture H2 Level: BBC / DDCC or equivalent H2+H1 Level: CCD + B or equivalent H1: E
O Level: C
  RCS1 City Planning & Environmental Policy H2 Level: BBC / DDCC or equivalent H2+H1 Level: CCD + B or equivalent H1: C
O Level: C
  SSS1 Architecture H2 Level: AAA / BCCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: BBB + B or equivalent
H1: E
O Level: C

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry ReuirementsMathsLab Science
Science BSS3 Actuarial and Financial Studies H2 Level: BBBC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level AAB + C or equivalent
H3: Distinction
H2: B
 
  CSSA Computer Science H2 Level: ABB / CCCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: BCC + B or Equivalent
H1: B
O Level: B
 
  SCU1 Science Omnibus H2 Level: ABB / CCCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: BCC + B or Equivalent
H1: B
O Level: B
H1: B
O Level: B

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Agricultural Science ANS1 Animal Science H2 Level: ABC / CCCD or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: CCC + B or Equivalent
H1: E
O Level: C
H1: E
O Level: C
  CPS1 Animal & Crop Production H2 Level: ABC / CCCD or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: CCC + B or Equivalent
H1: E
O Level: C
H1: E
O Level: C
  DBS1 Dairy Business H2 Level: ABC / CCCD or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: CCC + B or Equivalent
H1: E
O Level: C
H1: E
O Level: C
  EQS1 Animal Science - Equine H2 Level: ABC / CCCD or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: CCC + B or Equivalent 
H1: E
O Level: C
H1: E
O Level: C
  ESS1 AgriEnvironmental Science H2 Level: ABC / CCCD or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: CCC + B or Equivalent
H1: E
O Level: C
H1: E
O Level: C
  FAS1 Food and Agribusiness Management H2 Level: ABC / CCCD or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: CCC + B or Equivalent
H1: E
O Level: C
H1: E
O Level: C
  FAW1 Food Business with Chinese Studies H2 Level: ABC / CCCD or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: CCC + B or Equivalent
H1: E
O Level: C
H1: E
O Level: C
  FOS1 Forestry H2 Level: ABC / CCCD or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: CCC + B or Equivalent
H1: E
O Level: C
H1: E
O Level: C
  FSS2 Food Science H2 Level: ABB / CCCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: BCC + B or Equivalent
H1: E
O Level: C
H1: E
O Level: C
  HLS1 Horticulture, Landscape & Sportsturf Management H2 Level: ABC / CCCD or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: CCC + B or Equivalent
H1: E
O Level: C
H1: E
O Level: C
  HMS1 Human Nutrition  H2 Level: AABC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: AAB + A or equivalent
H1: E
O Level: C
H1: E
O Level: C
  UAS1 Agricultural Science - Omnibus
(You can decide on your area of study during first year).
H2 Level: ABC / CCCD or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: CCC + B or Equivalent
H1: E
O Level: C
H1: E
O Level: C

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Health Science BHS1 Biomedical, Health & Life Science H2 Level: AABC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: AAB + A or equivalent
H1: E
O Level: C
H1: E
O Level: C
  MDS2 Medicine  H2 Level: ABBB or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: AAA + A or equiavlent
H1: E
O Level: C
H1: E
O Level: C
  MDS4 Radiography H2 Level: BBBC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level AAB + C or equivalent
H1: E
O Level: C
H1: E
O Level: C
  MDS5 Physiotherapy H2 Level: ABBB or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: AAA + A or equiavlent
H1: E
O Level: C
H1: E
O Level: C
  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 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 [as an indication, minimum scores for entry in September 2018 were 59 for the GAMSAT and 505 for the MCAT. Although only graduates are eligible to apply for this programme, the graduate Medicine degree is equivalent in standard to the undergraduate Medicine degree.


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.  

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Sports and Performance MDS8 Health & Performance Science H2 Level: BBBC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level AAB + C or equivalent
H1: E
O Level: C
H1: E
O Level: C
  SMS2 Sport & Exercise Management H2 Level: AAA / BCCC or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: BBB + B or equivalent
H1: E
O Level: C
H1: E
O Level: C
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Veterinary medicine VTS1 Veterinary Medicine H2 Level: ABBB or equivalent
H2+H1 Level: AAA + A or equiavlent
H1: E
O Level: C
Chemistry H2: C/H3: Pass
  VTS3 Veterinary Medicine (Graduate 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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