Undergraduate Entry Requirements

French Baccalaureate

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General Requirements

Diplôme du Baccalauréat Général
Option Internationale du Baccalauréat

Overall 10, with a minimum of 6 acceptable subjects.

Contact internationaladmissions@ucd.ie for more information

English Language Requirements

12 at coefficient 5 or better and 14 otherwise

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. 

 

 

CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab ScienceOther Language
Business BSS1 Commerce

13.75 overall

Coefficient <=4: 13
or
Coefficient 5+: 11

   
B722 BSc Business

13.75 overall

Coefficient <=4: 13
or
Coefficient 5+: 11

   
BSS2 Economics & Finance

16.5 overall

Coefficient <=4: 15
or
Coefficient 5+: 13
   
BSW1 Commerce International

13.75 overall

Coefficient <=4: 13
or
Coefficient 5+: 11

  Note: For French language combinations,  a minimum 15 (Coefficient <=4) or 13 (Coefficient 5+) in French is required 

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab ScienceOther Language
Law BSJ4 Business & Law 13.75 overall Coefficient <=4: 13
or
Coefficient 5+: 11
   
LWS2 Law with French 13.75 overall     16 (Coefficient <=4) or 14 (Coefficient 5+) in French 
LWS6 Law 13.75 overall      
LWW1 Law with Philosophy 13.75 overall      
LWW2 Law with History 13.75 overall      
LWW3 Law with Politics 13.75 overall      
LWW4 Law with Economics 13.75 overall Coefficient <=4: 13
or
Coefficient 5+: 11
   
LWW9 Law with Social Justice 13.75 overall      
LWWC Law with Chinese      

Note: No prior knowledge of Mandarin required.
Those with prior knowledge of Mandarin are most welcome.

 

 Code Description2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab ScienceOther Languages
Arts & Humanities







BAU4 BA Modern Languages 12.25 overall    

Note: If you choose to study a language at advanced level during your first year, it is recommended that you have at least an 15 (Coefficient <=4) or 13 (Coefficient 5+) grade in that language, or equivalent. 

 

BAU5 BA Arts (2 Subjects) 11.6 overall    

Note: For French language combinations a minimum 15 (Coefficient <=4) or 13 (Coefficient 5+) 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 15 (Coefficient <=4) or 13 (Coefficient 5+) or equivalent or equivalent is required.

AYS1 Languages, Linguistics and Cultures 11.6 overall      
AYS2 English, European and World Literatures 11.6 overall      
CCS1 Celtic Studies, Art History and History 11.6 overall      
CAS1 Classics, Art History and Archaeology 11.6 overall      
CAS2 Classics, English and History 11.6 overall      
ENS5 English Literature 11.6 overall      
ENS6 English with Creative Writing 11.6 overall      
ENS7 English, Drama and Film 11.6 overall      
MCS4 Music, Film and Drama 11.6 overall      
HPS1 History And Politics 11.6 overall      
HSS3 History 11.6 overall      
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab ScienceOther Language
Liberal Arts & Sciences LBS1 Liberal Arts & Sciences 11.6 overall      
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab ScienceOther Language
Sustainability STS1 BSc Sustainability 11.6 overall Coefficient <=4: 13
or
Coefficient 5+: 11 
   
 Code Description2020 Entry RequirementsMaths
Lab Science
Other Language

 

 


Social Sciences






COS1 Philosophy, Politics & Economics 12.25 overall Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10
   
ECS4 BSc Economics 12.25 overall Coefficient <=4: 14
or
Coefficient 5+: 12
   
EMS1 Economics, Mathematics & Statistics 12.25 overall

Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10

Note: If you obtain less than 15 (Coefficient <=4) or 13 (Coefficient 5+) in mathematics, you must pass a “Level 0” UCD mathematics module in semester 1

   
LSS1 Landscapes &  Societies 12.25 overall Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10
   
PCS2 BSc Psychology 15.5 overall

Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10

   
SBU2 BSocSc Social Policy & Sociology 12.25 overall Co-efficient <=4: 12
or
Co-efficient 5+: 10
  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 15 (Coefficient <=4) or 13 (Coefficient 5+) or equivalent is required. 
SBU3 BSc Social Science (2 Subjects) 12.25 overall

In order to study Mathematics, 15 (Coefficient <=4) or 13 (Coefficient 5+) in Mathematics is required.

In order to study Economics, 12 (Coefficient <=4) or 10 (Coefficient 5+) in Mathematics is required.

 

   
SCS1 Computational Social Science 12.25 overall

Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10

Note: If you obtain less than 15 (Coefficient <=4) or 13 (Coefficient 5+) in mathematics, you must pass a “Level 0” UCD mathematics module in semester 1

   
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab ScienceOther Language
Engineering NUS1 Engineering Omnibus 13.75 overall 13.75 overall  Coefficient <=4: 13
or
Coefficient 5+: 11
 
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab ScienceOther Language
Architecture LDS2 Landscape Architecture 11.6 overall Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10
   
RCS1 City Planning &
Environmental Policy
11.6 overall Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10
   
SSS1 Architecture 13.75 overall Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10
   
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab ScienceOther Language
Science BSS3 Actuarial and Financial Studies 14.75 overall Coefficient <=4: 17
or
Coefficient 5+: 15
   
CSSA Computer Science 12.25 overall Coefficient <=4: 13
or
Coefficient 5+: 11
   
SCU1 Science Omnibus 12.25 overall Coefficient <=4: 13
or
Coefficient 5+: 11
Coefficient <=4: 13
or
Coefficient 5+: 11
 
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab ScienceOther Language
Agricultural
Science
ANS1 Animal Science 11.6 overall Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10
Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10 
 
CPS1 Animal & Crop Production 11.6 overall Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10
Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10  
 
DBS1 Dairy Business 11.6 overall Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10
Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10  
 
EQS1 Animal Science - Equine 11.6 overall Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10
Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10 
 
ESS1 AgriEnvironmental Science 11.6 overall Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10
Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10 
 
FAS1 Food and Agribusiness
Management
11.6 overall Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10
Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10 
 
FAW1 Food Business with Chinese
Studies
11.6 overall Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10
Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10 
 
FOS1 Forestry 11.6 overall Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10
Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10 
 
FSS2 Food Science 12.25 overall Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10
Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10 
 
HLS1 Horticulture, Landscape &
Sportsturf Management
11.6 overall Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10
Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10 
 
HMS1 Human Nutrition  15.5 overall Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10
Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10 
 
UAS1 Agricultural Science - Omnibus
(You can decide on your area of
study during first year).
11.6 overall Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10
Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10 
 
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab ScienceOther Language
Health Science BHS1 Biomedical, Health & Life Science 15.5 overall Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10
Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10
 
MDS2 Medicine  16.5 overall Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10
Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10  
 
MDS4 Radiography 14.75 overall Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10
Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10 
 
MDS5 Physiotherapy 16.5 overall Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10
Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10 
 
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.

 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab ScienceOther Language
Sports and Performance MDS8  Health & Performance Science 14.75 overall Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10
Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10
 
SMS2 Sport & Exercise Management 13.75 overall Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10
Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10
 
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab ScienceOther Language
Veterinary Medicine VTS1  Veterinary Medicine 16.5 overall Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10
Chemistry Coefficient <=4: 14
or
Coefficient 5+: 12
 
VTS2 Veterinary Nursing 13.75 overall Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10
Coefficient <=4: 12
or
Coefficient 5+: 10
 
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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