Entry Requirements

Trinidad & Tobago

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General Requirements

Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE)

4 subjects Grade VI or better with at least 2 of them being 2 unit subjects.

Caribbean Studies is not a recognised subject.

English Language Requirements

The Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) English A Grade III or GCE Ordinary Level Grade C or IELTS/TOEFL, or equivalent

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 2 Unit II, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III

2 Unit IV or 1 Unit I

 
  B772 BSc Business 2 Unit II, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III

2 Unit IV or 1 Unit I

 
  BSS2 Economics & Finance 2 Unit II, 2 Unit II, 2 Unit II, 1 Unit III 2 Unit III  
  BSW1 Commerce International 2 Unit II, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III

2 Unit IV or 1 Unit I

Note: For French language combinations a minimum 2 Unit III in French is required 

             Code     Description

2020 Entry Requirements

MathsOther Language
Law BSJ4 Business & Law 2 Unit II, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III 2 Unit IV or 1 Unit I  
  LWS2 Law with French 2 Unit II, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III   2 Unit III in French 
  LWS6 Law 2 Unit II, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III  

 

  LWW1 Law with Philosophy 2 Unit II, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III    
  LWW2 Law with History 2 Unit II, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III    
  LWW3  Law with Politics  2 Unit II, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III    
  LWW4 Law with Economics 2 Unit II, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III 2 Unit IV or 1 Unit I  
   LWW9 Law with Social Justice  2 Unit II, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III    
  LWWC  Law with Chinese  2 Unit II, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III   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 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III Note: If you choose to study a language at advanced level during your first year, it is recommended that you have at least an 2 Unit III grade in that language, or equivalent.  
  BAU5 BA Arts (2 languages) 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III

Note: For French language combinations a minimum 2 Unit III 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 2 Unit III or equivalent is required.



 

 

  AYS1 Languages, Linguistics and Cultures 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III

 

  AYS2 English, European and World Literatures 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III  
  CCS1 Celtic Studies, Art History and History 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III  
  CAS1 Classics, Art History and Archaeology 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III  
  CAS2 Classics, English and History 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III  
   ENS5 English Literature 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III  
  ENS6
 
English with Creative Writing 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III  
  ENS7 English, Drama and Film 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III  
  MCS4  Music, Film and Drama  2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III  
  HPS1  History And Politics  2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III  
  HSS3  History  2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III  

 

           Code        Description

2020 Entry Requirements

Liberal Arts Sciences LBS1 Liberal Arts Sciences 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III
           Code        Description

2020 Entry Requirements

Math

Sustainability STS1 BSc Sustainability 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III 2 Unit IV or 1 Unit I
              Code     Description

2020 Entry Requirements

MathsOther Language
Social Sciences COS1 Philosophy, Politics & Economics 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II  
  ECS4 BSc Economics 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II

 

  EMS1 Economics, Mathematics & Statistics 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III

2 Unit V or 1 Unit II

Note: If you obtain less than 2 Unit III in mathematics, you must pass a “Level 0” UCD mathematics module in semester 1

 

  LSS1 Archaeology, Geography & History 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II  
  PCS2 BSc Psychology 2 Unit II, 2 Unit II, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II  
  SBU2 BSocSc Social Policy & Sociology 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II  
  SBU3 BSc Social Science (2 Subjects) 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III

In order to study Mathematics, 2 Unit III in Mathematics is required.

In order to study Economics, 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II 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 2 Unit III or equivalent is required. 

   SCS1 Computational Social Science 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III

2 Unit V or 1 Unit II

Note: If you obtain less than 2 Unit III 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 2 Unit II, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III 2 Unit III 2 Unit IV or 1 Unit I

 

              Code     Description

2020 Entry Requirements

Maths
Architecture LDS2 Landscape Architecture 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II
  RCS1 City Planning & Environmental Policy 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II
  SSS1 Architecture 2 Unit II, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III

2 Unit V or 1 Unit II

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab ScienceOther Language
Science BSS3 Actuarial and Financial Studies

2 Unit II, 2 Unit II, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit IV

2 Unit II    
CSSA Computer Science

2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III

2 Unit IV or 1 Unit I

   
SCU1 Science Omnibus

2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III

2 Unit IV or 1 Unit I

2 Unit IV or 1 Unit I 

 

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab ScienceOther Language
Agricultural
Science
ANS1 Animal Science

2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III

2 Unit V or 1 Unit II 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II  
CPS1 Animal & Crop Production

2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III

2 Unit V or 1 Unit II 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II   
DBS1 Dairy Business

2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III

2 Unit V or 1 Unit II 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II  
EQS1 Animal Science - Equine

2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III

2 Unit V or 1 Unit II 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II  
ESS1 AgriEnvironmental Science

2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III

2 Unit V or 1 Unit II 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II  
FAS1 Food and Agribusiness
Management

2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III

2 Unit V or 1 Unit II 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II  
FAW1 Food Business with Chinese
Studies

2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III

2 Unit V or 1 Unit II 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II  
FOS1 Forestry

2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III

2 Unit V or 1 Unit II 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II  
FSS2 Food Science

2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III

2 Unit V or 1 Unit II 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II  
HLS1 Horticulture, Landscape &
Sportsturf Management

2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III

2 Unit V or 1 Unit II 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II  
HMS1 Human Nutrition 

2 Unit II, 2 Unit II, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III

2 Unit V or 1 Unit II 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II  
UAS1 Agricultural Science - Omnibus
(You can decide on your area of
study during first year).

2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III

2 Unit V or 1 Unit II 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II  

 

              Code     Description

2020 Entry Requirements

MathsLaboratory Science
Health Science BHS1 Biomedical, Health & Life Science 2 Unit II, 2 Unit II, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II
  MDS2 Medicine  2 Unit II, 2 Unit II, 2 Unit II, 1 Unit III 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II
  MDS4 Radiography 2 Unit II, 2 Unit II, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit IV

2 Unit V or 1 Unit II

2 Unit V or 1 Unit II

  MDS5 Physiotherapy 2 Unit II, 2 Unit II, 2 Unit II, 1 Unit III 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II
  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 2 Unit II, 2 Unit II, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit IV 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II Chemistry 2 Unit IV
  SMS2 Sport & Exercise Management 2 Unit II, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II

 

              Code     Description

2020 Entry Requirements

MathsLaboratory Science
Veterinary Medicine VTS1 Veterinary Medicine 2 Unit II, 2 Unit II, 2 Unit II, 1 Unit III 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II

Chemistry 2 Unit IV

  VTS2 Veterinary Nursing 2 Unit II, 2 Unit III, 2 Unit III, 1 Unit III 2 Unit V or 1 Unit II

2 Unit V or 1 Unit II

  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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