University College Dublin
Ireland's Global University 

Undergraduate Programmes

UCD welcomes applications from Malaysian students to our undergraduate programmes. Find out about our courses, entry criteria to UCD programmes, how to apply, what the visa requirements are, fees, scholarships and who to contact for further information.


Our courses

UCD offers over 70 undergraduate honours degree courses in the following areas of study. Click on the links below in your area of interest to find out more. Please do note that Nursing and Midwifery programmes, besides Veterinary Nursing, are not availble to international student.

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Practical Information

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Undergraduate Entry Requirements

Undergraduate programmes in UCD are categorised into five programme bands of competitiveness. Please see your desired programme band below to determine the minimum required to be eligible for consideration on a competitive basis. Entry requirements are reviewed on an annual basis. 

Please note: the equivalences below are a guideline for entry requirements. Each course may have additional requirements. If you are presenting with qualifications other than those indicated above please email 


1 Application submitting STPM must accompany with SPM results.

2 General Studies is not considered. It is possible to combine AS and A2 grades, however only a maximum of 4 A2 grades or 2 AS grades will be considered.

3 Average is calculated based on the best 8 recognised subjects. Chinese Language is a recognised language subject. The calculation is based on A1=1, A2=2, B3=3 and follow.

4 6 subjects including minimum of 2 at Higher Level (HL). Total includes bonus point. Maths Studies is not accepted whereby Maths as an additional requirement is indicated. Environmental Systems is accepted whereby Lab Science as an additional requirement is indicated. Sport and Exercise is generally not accepted as a Lab Science, however may be considered for some courses at the discretion of the admitting institute.

Additional Subject Requirements

Some programmes in UCD have specific entry requirements for Maths and Science.

Use this table to determine the specific programme subject requirements across the various recognised exams. 

English Language Requirements

English Language Requirements

Teaching in Irish Universities is normally through the medium of English, therefore all applicants are required to demonstrate a high level of competence in English language. 

For Malaysian applicants UCD recognise the appropriate minimum score in the following recognised English Language Examinations:

Some courses require a higher level of English language competency. Please check with the relevant UCD School. 

For more information on all recognised exams please visit the English Language Requirements website, or contact UCD Admissions.


UCD International Foundation Programme

If you have completed your iGCSEs, O-Levels or SPM you can choose our one year Foundation pathways to Business, Economics and Social Sciences or Engineering and Sciences. Please find more information here: International Foundation Year or click the image below. 



How to Apply

Apply Direct

You can apply direct to the university at You will be required to pay an application fee of €50 and asked to fill out an online form and upload your documents. You will be informed what documents you need to upload once you have selected your course. 

Apply with an approved Agent

You can apply for UCD through one of our approved agents. Please see the list of approved agents below, under Agents in Your Country. There is no application fee if you apply through an approved agent, and they can assist you with your application, scholarship, paying your fees, your visa and making your arrangements to come to UCD.

Documents for your application

Typically Undergraduate applications require:

- Copies of your high school grades and certificates (A-Level, IB, STPM, UEC, etc)

- Your English language certificate 

Some courses may require additional documents such as references or personal statements. Please refer to your online application for specific document requirements. Please see above for information on course entry requirements and English language requirements. 

Applying before you have your final results

You can apply before you have your final high school exam results. We recommend you apply using your predicted or forecasted results, which you can obtain from your school. We can issue conditional offers based on predicted results, and then will require your final grades once they are available. 

Medicine Applications

For more information on applications to UCD Medicine please visit 

Visa Information

Do I need a Visa?

Some but not all non-EU/EEA students require an entry visa for Ireland. You can check on the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service website for the list of countries that are not visa required.  Please note that currently students from Malaysia do not need to pre-apply for a visa. You can register as a full-time UCD student on arrival in Ireland. Please see this page for more information. 

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees are based on the course of studies chosen. Full information on fees for specific programmes can be found on the UCD Fees page.

Scholarships and Funding

Global Excellence Undergraduate (Bachelor) Scholarship

Open to: All successful applicants to the full time programmes who reside in, and are citizens of Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and Singapore. 

(Scholarship Applications for the 2016/2017 academic year are now closed

Please note that all Clinical Programmes are not eligible for these scholarships. These awards are merit based and terms and conditions apply.

[NOTE: All scholarship and funding schemes are subject to availability of funds, and details given here are subject to change at any time. Potential applicants are urged to check information regularly to ensure they are aware of current procedures, deadlines etc.]

TitleDescriptionTerms & Conditions
Global Excellence Scholarship (100%) All successful applicants to eligible full time programs are invited to apply to our prestigious Global Excellence Scholarship. The Scholarship Program is funded by UCD and aims to attract excellent candidates. Early application is encouraged. Global Excellence Undergraduate Scholarship - South East Asia
Global Excellence Scholarship (50%) All successful applicants to eligible full time programs are invited to apply to our prestigious Global Excellence Scholarship. The Scholarship Program is funded by UCD and aims to attract excellent candidates. Early application is encouraged. Global Excellence Undergraduate Scholarship - South East Asia
Global Scholarship Applicants with the following statuses (‘Offer’, ‘Conditional Offer’, ‘Accept’ or ‘Conditional Accept’ status) on their application are automatically considered for partial tuition scholarships by our admissions and scholarship committee. Decisions are made based on your submitted application materials. Undergraduate T&C's
For help with the above information, please email 

Meet Us in Malaysia

For details of upcoming visits, see our meet us page.

Contact Us


 Susan McAlinden

Sue McAlinden

Recruitment Coordinator

Geetha Arumugam

Kiko Tai

Kiko Tai WanHuey 

Regional Manager- SE Asia
UCD International
Gerard Manley Hopkins Centre         
University College Dublin
Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland


Recruitment Coordinator
UCD Global Centre SE Asia
Suite 9.07, North Block, The Ampwalk
No. 218, Jalan Ampang, 50450
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


Recruitment Assistant 
UCD Global Centre SE Asia
Suite 9.07, North Block, The Ampwalk
No. 218, Jalan Ampang, 50450
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia




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Agents in your Country

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UCD International works closely with a number of education representatives (also known as agents or counsellors) around the world, who can help you find out more information about our university, our programmes and entry requirements, as well as provide guidance on the application process. These agents have the most up-to-date information on the admission process, availability of scholarships as well as visa application. Please see list of agents available to you in your country:

Kuala Lumpur


8-1, Jalan Cumarasami
Batu 3 1/2, Jalan Ipoh
51100, Kuala Lumpur

Contact: CK Chiau
Phone: +603 6259 0021
Mobile: +601 7889 7743


JM Education Group
(Sri Hartamas | KL)

B-0-11, Plaza Damas 3
No 63 Jalan Sri Hartamas 1
50480, Kuala Lumpur

Contact: Ms. Siti Aishah Jilani (Manager) 
Phone: +603 6201 0662 | +6012 9708 712 | +6018 2105 305
Fax: +603 6143 2250
Staff Email:


JM Education Group
(Cheras | KL)

67, Jalan Damai Niaga 1
Alam Damai, Cheras
56000, Kuala Lumpur                        

Contact: Mr. Sam Lim (Team Leader) 
Phone: +603 9107 6189 | +6011 3972 8933 | +6011 2867 5781
Staff Email:


AUG - Kuala Lumpur

Suite 19.02, Level 19
Wisma MCA
163 Jalan Ampang
50450, Kuala Lumpur

Contact: Ms Kate Liew
Phone: +603 2162 2266



26th Floor, Menara Maxis
Kuala Lumpur City Centre
50088 Kuala Lumpur
Wilayah Persekutuan


Contact: Barbara Er
Tel: +603 2165 7987 



iEduCare Services

Suite 50-3, Level 4
Wisma UOA Damansara 1
50, Jalan Dungun
50490 Kuala Lumpur               

Contact: Michael Tho
Tel: +603 2093 3098


Selangor & Pahang

JM Education Group Head Office (Subang Jaya)

36 Jalan SS15/8 
447500 Subang Jaya

Contact: Ms. Melissa Tan (Assistant Operation Manager)
Phone: +603 5633 4732 | +6017 2682 812
Staff Email:


JM Education Group
(Petaling Jaya)

Lot S9, 2nd Floor 
Centre Point (Old Wing)
47800 Petaling Jaya

Contact: Ms. Penny Lim (Manager)
Phone: +603 7722 4696 | +603 7731 5384 | +6017 3988 870
Staff Email:


AUG - Subang                          

8, Jalan SS15/8,
Subang Jaya,
47500, Selangor 

Contact: Ms. Jean Wu
Phone: +603 5634 3767



D-55-3, Block D, Jaya One
No. 72A, Jalan Universiti
Seksyen 13, PJ
46200, Selangor 

Contact: Mr Beh Ee Seng 
+603 7955 0389


AUG - Kuantan 

A-271-1, Jalan Beserah                 
Kuantan Star City 2
Kuantan 25300, Pahang

Contact: Mr Yew Thet Soo
Phone: +609 5055427



MyStudy via GB Academy                         

76 Jalan Harimau Tarum
Taman Century
80250, Johor Bahru

Contact: Mr. Jackie Goh
Phone: +607 331 3391
Mobile: +6016 748 7733, +6016 209 7733                       


JM Education - Johor Bahru                       

No. 15-01, Jalan Austin Heights 3/1
Taman Mount Austin
81100, Johor Bahru            

Contact: Mr. Lee Borway (Team Leader)
Phone: +607 361 4372 | +6018 771 4372 | +6018 7734 372
Staff Email:


AUG - Johor Bahru 

39, Jalan Harimau Tarom        
Century Garden
80250, Johor Bahru

Contact: Miss Hwee Ling Lee
Phone: +607 331 2977, +607 331 2963


AUG - Segamat

155, 1st Floor, Jalan Sia Her Yam
85000, Johor

Contact: Ms Marilyn Chong               
Phone: +607 932 1168
Mobile:+6012 969 9481


Kedah & Penang

MyStudy via MyEducation

181-182, 2nd Floor, Lorong Legenda 1,
Legenda Heights
08000 Sungai Petani, Kedah

Contact: Ms. Tan Ai Khee                            
Phone: +604 4230 966
Mobile: +6012 4778 012


JM Education - Penang 

No. 6, Jalan Gottlieb             
10350, Penang

Contact: Ms Amanda Chao (Manager)
Phone: +604 2288 376 | +604 2277 376 | +6012 5815 509
Staff Email:


JM Education - Bukit Mertajam

No. 75, 1st Floor, 
Jalan Perniagaan Gemilang 1,
Pusat Perniagaan Gemilang
14000 Bukit Mertajam, Penang                  

Contact: Ms Peh Geok Mei (team Leader)
Phone: +604 5378 376 | +604 5377 376 | +6016 4388 432
Fax: +6042288 537
Staff Email:


AUG - Penang  

441-G-9 Palau Tikus Plaza                        
Jalan Burma 
10350, Penang

Contact: Ms Yen Yen Ong
Phone: +604 228 6027, +604 228 5990


Melaka & Negeri Sembilan

MyStudy via StudyQuest 

2-27 Plaza Mahkota, Jalan PM 2,      
75000 Melaka,

Contact: Ms. Nelly Lim          
Phone: +606 283 5099
Mobile: +6012 305 8398


MyStudy via JS Study Solutions                                  
No.66-2, Jalan Toman 4                  
Kemayan Square
70200, Seremban
Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia 

Contact: Ms Shelle Lim 
Phone: +6012 7227 339 


AUG - Melaka 

No. 203B Menara Jian Mei
Jalan Kenanga 3/29A
Off Jalan Gajah Berang (next to SMJK Katholik),
Taman Kenanga,
75200 Melaka

Contact: Ms Marylin Chong                        
Phone:+60 6 2866 711


JM Education Group - Perak

B-G-5 SOHO Ipoh,              
Jalan Sultan Iskandar Shah,
30000 Ipoh,
Perak, Malaysia.                                            
Contact: Terry Lau (Marketing Executive)
Phone: +605 2535 288 | +6011 2768 9082
Fax: +604 2288 537
Staff Email: 


AUG - Perak 
33G, Persiaran Green Hill,                      
30450 Ipoh, Perak,

Contact: Ms Soh Fong Liew
Phone: +60 5 253 0881

East Malaysia


MyStudy via ML Education

7, 1st Floor, Drive 1
Jalan Bindang,
96000 Sibu
Sarawak, Malaysia

Contact: Ms. Adeline Wong
Phone: 084-335366
Mobile: 019-8229720


JM Education Group - Sabah 

Unit No. 43, 1st Floor, Block G, Lot G-1-7
Lorong Capital, Karamunsing Capital
88300 Kota Kinabalu,

Contact: Mr Teh Kee Aun (Manager)                    
Phone: +608 8487 111 | +6017 3523 912 | +6017 7708 076
Staff Email:


JM Education Group - Sarawak

191C 1st Floor 
Sub Lot 4, Lot 3166
2½ Mile, Rock Road                               
93250, Kuching 

Contact: Ms Melissa Ho (Team Leader)
Phone: +608 2237 379 | +6012 8966 738 | +6018 4704 800
Staff Email:


AUG - Kuching                               

Sub Lot 6, Sekama 7,
Jalan Sekama
93300, Sarawak

Contact: Ms Karin Kon
Phone:+60 82 348854


Nationwide Management Services
- Sarawak                              
No 14, 1st Floor
Pusat Tanahwang
Jalan Pedada
96000 Sibu


Contact: Mr Francis Wenceslaus Goh