Entry Requirements

Sri Lanka

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General Requirements

Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education (Advanced level)

A total of 6 passes between Ordinary Level and Advanced Level, with at least 2 A-levels with a minimum grade C

Contact your regional team india@ucd.ie for further information

English Language Requirements

Sri Lanka A-Level English Grade C OR IELTS/TOEFL

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

MathsOther Language
Business BSS1 Commerce BBC

A-level C

 
  B722 BSc Business BBC

A-level C

 
  BSS2 Economics & Finance ABB A-level B  
  BSW1 Commerce International BBC

A-level C

Note: For French language combinations a minimum A-Level B in French is required 

             Code     Description

2020 Entry Requirements

MathsOther Language
Law BSJ4 Business & Law BBC A-level C  
  LWS2 Law with French BBC   A-Level B in French 
  LWS6 Law BBC  

 

  LWW1 Law with Philosophy BBC    
  LWW2 Law with History BBC    
  LWW3  Law with Politics  BBC    
  LWW4 Law with Economics BBC A-level C  
   LWW9 Law with Social Justice  BCC    
  LWWC  Law with Chinese  BCC   Note: No prior knowledge of Mandarin required. Those with prior knowledge of Mandarin are most welcome. 
              Code     Description

2020 Entry Requirements

Other Language
Arts & Humanities BAU4 BA Modern Languages CCB  Note: If you choose to study a language at advanced level during your first year, it is recommended that you have at least an A-Level B grade in that language, or equivalent. 
  BAU5 BA Arts (2 languages) CCC

Note: For French language combinations a minimum A-Level B 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 A-Level B or equivalent is required.

 

 

  AYS1 Languages, Linguistics and Cultures CCC

 

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

 

           Code        Description

2020 Entry Requirements

Liberal Arts Sciences LBS1 Liberal Arts Sciences CCC

 

           Code        Description

2020 Entry Requirements

Math

Sustainability STS1 BSc Sustainability CCC A-level C

 

              Code     Description

2020 Entry Requirements

MathsOther Language
Social Sciences COS1 Philosophy, Politics & Economics CCB A-Level S  
  ECS4 BSc Economics CCB A-Level C

 

  EMS1 Economics, Mathematics & Statistics CCB

S at A-Level

Note: If you obtain less than B at A-Level mathematics, you must pass a “Level 0” UCD mathematics module in semester 1

 

  LSS1 Archaeology, Geography & History CCB A-Level S  
  PCS2 BSc Psychology BBB    
  SBU2 BSocSc Social Policy & Sociology CCB A-Level S  
  SBU3 BSc Social Science (2 Subjects) CCB

A-Level S

In order to study Mathematics, A-Level B in Mathematics is required.

In order to study Economics, A-Level S 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 A-Level B or equivalent is required.

   SCS1 Computational Social Science CCB

A-Level S

Note: If you obtain less than A-Level B in Mathematics, you must pass a “Level 0” UCD mathematics module in semester 1

 

 

           Code        Description

2020 Entry Requirements

Maths

Laboratory Science
Engineering NUS1 Engineering Omnibus BBC A-Level B A-Level C

 

              Code     Description

2020 Entry Requirements

Maths
Architecture LDS2 Landscape Architecture CCC A-Level S
  RCS1 City Planning & Environmental Policy CCC A-Level S
  SSS1 Architecture BBC

A-Level S

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab ScienceOther Language
Science BSS3 Actuarial and Financial Studies

BBB

A-Level A    
CSSA Computer Science

CCB

A-Level C

   
SCU1 Science Omnibus

CCB

A-Level C

A-Level C  

 

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab ScienceOther Language
Agricultural
Science
ANS1 Animal Science

CCB

A-Level S A-Level S  
CPS1 Animal & Crop Production

CCB

A-Level S A-Level S   
DBS1 Dairy Business

CCB

A-Level S A-Level S  
EQS1 Animal Science - Equine

CCB

A-Level S A-Level S  
ESS1 AgriEnvironmental Science

CCB

A-Level S A-Level S  
FAS1 Food and Agribusiness
Management

CCB

A-Level S A-Level S  
FAW1 Food Business with Chinese
Studies

CCB

A-Level S A-Level S  
FOS1 Forestry

CCB

A-Level S A-Level S  
FSS2 Food Science

CCB

A-Level S A-Level S  
HLS1 Horticulture, Landscape &
Sportsturf Management

CCB

A-Level S A-Level S  
HMS1 Human Nutrition 

BBB

A-Level S A-Level S  
UAS1 Agricultural Science - Omnibus
(You can decide on your area of
study during first year).

CCB

A-Level S A-Level S  

 

              Code     Description

2020 Entry Requirements

MathsLaboratory Science
Health Science BHS1 Biomedical, Health & Life Science BBB A-Level S A-Level S
  MDS2 Medicine  ABB A-Level S A-Level S
  MDS4 Radiography BBB

A-Level S

A-Level S

  MDS5 Physiotherapy ABB A-Level S A-Level S
  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.

 

              Code     Description

2020 Entry Requirements

MathsLaboratory Science
Sports and Performance MDS8 Health & Performance Science BBB A-Level S A-Level S
  SMS2 Sport & Exercise Management BBC A-Level S A-Level S

 

              Code     Description

2020 Entry Requirements

MathsLaboratory Science
Veterinary Medicine VTS1 Veterinary Medicine ABB A-Level S 

Chemistry A-Level C 

  VTS2 Veterinary Nursing BBC A-Level S 

A-Level S 

  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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