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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Undergraduate Entry Requirements

Undergraduate programmes in UCD are categorised by competitiveness. Please see your desired programme below to determine the minimum required to be eligible for consideration. 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 below please do not hesitate to email internationaladmissions@ucd.ie 

  STPM 1 Cambridge A Level 2 UEC 3 IB 4

Physiotheraphy

Medicine

Veterinary Medicine

Economics & Finance

AAB+B or equivalent

A*AAB

A*A*A+D

A*A*B+A

8 39

Biomedical, Health & Life Science

Human Nutrition

Psychology

AAB+C+ or equivalent

AAAA

A*A*A+D

 13 38 

Radiography

Health & Performance Science

Actuarial Science

ABBB or equivalent

 AABB

A*AA

AAA+A

 17  38

Business & Law

Veterinary Nursing

Commerce International

Commerce

Sport & Exercise Management

Law with Economics

Enginnering Omnibus

Architecture

Law

 ABBC

AAA

or equivalent

 ABBB

AAA

AAB+C

 27  34

Food Science

Science (Omnibus)

BSc Economics

Computer Science

BA Modern Languages

BSocSc Social Policy & Sociology

BSc Social Science

 BBC+C+

AAB

or equivalent

 BBCC

ABB

BBB+D

 43  30

Dairy Business

AgriEnvironmental Science

Agricultural Science (Omnibus)

BBCC

ABB

or equivalent

BBCD

ABC

BBC+D

 49  28

Landscape Architecture

Forestry

Horticulture, Landscape & Sportsturf Management

City Planning & Environmental Policy

BA Humanities

BA Arts (2 subjects)

Liberal Arts & Sciences

CCCC

BBC

or equivalent

 CCCD

BBD

CCC+C

 57 24 

 

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 points of the best 8 recognised subjects. Chinese Language is a recognised language subject. The calculation is based on A1=1 point, A2=2 points, B3=3 points 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. 

  Maths Lab Science

Physiotheraphy

Biomedical, Health & Life Science

Human Nutrition

Radiography

Health & Performance Science

Food Science

Agricultural Science (Omnibus)

Landscape Architecture

STPM D (SPM C)

A Lvl E (AS Lvl D / O Lvl C)

UEC C7

IB HL 3 / SL 4

STPM D (SPM C)

A Lvl E (AS Lvl D / O Lvl C)

UEC C7

IB HL 3 / SL 4

Medicine

Veterinary Medicine *

Veterinary Nursing

STPM D (SPM C)

A Lvl E (AS Lvl D / O Lvl C)

UEC C7

IB HL 3 / SL 4

STPM C- (SPM insufficient)

A Lvl C (AS & O Lvl insufficient)

UEC B5

IB HL 5 (SL insufficient)

Science (Omnibus)

STPM D+ (SPM B)

A Lvl D (AS Lvl C / O Lvl B)

UEC B6

IB HL 4 / SL 6

STPM D+ (SPM B)

A Lvl D (AS Lvl C / O Lvl B)

UEC B6

IB HL 4 / SL 6

Enginnering Omnibus

STPM C+ (SPM insufficient)

A Lvl C (AS & O Lvl insufficient)

UEC B4

IB HL 5 (SL insufficient)

STPM D+ (SPM insufficient)

A Lvl D (AS Lvl C)

UEC B6

IB HL 4 (SL insufficient)

Business & Law

Sport & Exercise Management

BSc Economics

Computer Science

STPM D+ (SPM B)

A Lvl D (AS Lvl C / O Lvl B)

UEC B6

IB HL 4 / SL 6

N/A

Economics & Finance

STPM C+ (SPM insufficient)

A Lvl C (AS & O Lvl insufficient)

UEC B4

IB HL 5 (SL insufficient)

N/A

Actuarial Science

STPM B+ (SPM insufficient)

A Lvl B (AS & O Lvl insufficient)

UEC A2

IB HL 6 (SL insufficient)

N/A

Law with Economics

STPM C+ (SPM B)

A Lvl D (AS Lvl C & O Lvl B)

UEC B4

IB HL 5 / SL 6

N/A

 

* Generally, any one of the Lab Science subject (i.e Biology, Chemistry or Physics) is acccepted as a valid Lab Science. Student would be deemed as meeting the required minimum grades if any one of the Lab Science subject successfully met the requirement. For Veterinary Medicine, only Chemistry as a Lab Science will be taken into consideration.

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:

  English Language Requirement
Cambridge English Language (1119) conducted overseas by University of Cambridge (UCLES) Grade B4 or better

GCSE O Level English

  • English Language
  • English Literature
Grade C or above
 IELTS
An average score of 6.5 over all components and a minimum of 6.0 in each band on the Academic Version
TOEFL administrated by Princeton University
  • A minimum score of 600 in the paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL PBT) with Test of Written English at 475+
  • A minimum score of 90 is required in the Internet based TOEFL (iBT) with a score of at least 20 in each section

 

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

Kindly note that for all proficiency tests, the results must normally have been issued within two years prior to the start of your course.

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. 

 ISC

 

How to Apply

Apply Direct

You can apply direct to the university at www.ucd.ie/apply. 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 www.ucd.ie/international/study-at-ucd-global/how-to-apply-medicine/ 

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 southeastasia@ucd.ie 

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

Email: southeastasia@ucd.ie
Web: www.ucd.ie/international

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

Email: southeastasia@ucd.ie
Web: www.ucd.ie/international

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

Email: southeastasia@ucd.ie
Web: www.ucd.ie/international

 

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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

MyStudy                           

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

Contact: CK Chiau
Phone: +603 6259 0021
Mobile: +601 7889 7743
Email: ck@mystudy.my
Web: www.mystudy.my

 

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: siti@jmecc.com
Email: jmsrihartamas@jmecc.com
Web: www.jmecc.com 

 

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: sam@jmecc.com
Email: jmcheras@jmecc.com
Web: www.jmecc.com 

 

AUG - Kuala Lumpur

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

Contact: Ms Kate Liew
Phone: +603 2162 2266
Email: kl@augstudy.com
Web: www.augstudy.com/malaysia

 

IUMC

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

Contact: Barbara Er


Tel: +603 2165 7987 
Email: info@iumc.com.my  
Web: www.iumc.my

 

Inquota Beijing Education Services (Setapak)

18-1 Jalan 1/27B
Desa Setapak
53300 Kuala Lumpur

Contact: Edmund Goh
Tel: +60 11 2618 5082
Email: info@inquota.com.my
Web: www.inquota.com.my/

 

iEduCare Services

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

Contact: Michael Tho
Tel: +603 2093 3098
Email: michael@ieducare.com.my  
Web: www.ieducare.com.my

 

Selangor & Pahang

Inquota Beijing Education Services

No.16 2nd Floor
Jalan SS15/8
47500 Subang Jaya
Selangor

Contact: Mr. Edmund Goh
Phone: +603 5611 7997
Email: info@inquota.com.my
Web: www.inquota.com.my/

 

JM Education Group Head Office (Subang Jaya)

36 Jalan SS15/8 
447500 Subang Jaya
Selangor 

Contact: Ms. Melissa Tan (Assistant Operation Manager)
Phone: +603 5633 4732 | +6017 2682 812
Staff Email: melissa.tan@jmecc.com
Email: inquirydata@jmecc.com
Web: www.jmecc.com

 

JM Education Group
(Petaling Jaya)

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

Contact: Ms. Penny Lim (Manager)
Phone: +603 7722 4696 | +603 7731 5384 | +6017 3988 870
Staff Email: penny@jmecc.com
Email: jmpetalingjaya@jmecc.com
Web: www.jmecc.com

 

AUG - Subang                          

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

Contact: Ms. Jean Wu
Phone: +603 5634 3767
Email: malaysia@augstudy.com
Web: www.augstudy.com/malaysia

 

AUG - Kuantan 

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

Contact: Mr Yew Thet Soo
Phone: +609 5055427
Email: kuantan@augstudy.com
Web: www.augstudy.com/malaysia 

 

Johor

GB Academy                                             

76 Jalan Harimau Tarum
Taman Century
80250, Johor Bahru

Contact: Ms. Megan Soo
Phone: +607 331 3391
Mobile: +6016 748 7733, +6016 209 7733                       
Email: megan@gb-academy.com
Web: www.gb-academy.com

 

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: borway@jmecc.com
Email: jmjohor@jmecc.com
Web: www.jmecc.com 

 

AUG - Johor Bahru 

39, Jalan Harimau Tarom        
Century Garden
80250, Johor Bahru

Contact: Miss Hwee Ling Lee
Phone: +607 331 2977, +607 331 2963
Email: jb@augstudy.com
Web: www.augstudy.com/malaysia

 

AUG - Segamat

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

Contact: Ms Marilyn Chong               
Phone: +607 932 1168
Mobile:+6012 969 9481
Email: segamat@augstudy.com
Web: www.augstudy.com/malaysia                       

 

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
Email: aikhee@gmail.com 
Web: facebook.com/MyEducationCounsellingCentre

 

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: amanda@jmecc.com
Email: jmpenang@jmecc.com
Website: www.jmecc.com            

 

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: mei@jmecc.com
Email: jmbukitmertajam@jmecc.com
Website: www.jmecc.com

 

AUG - Penang  

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

Contact: Ms Yen Yen Ong
Phone: +604 228 6027, +604 228 5990
Email: penang@augstudy.com
Website: www.augstudy.com/malaysia

 

Melaka & Negeri Sembilan

Easy Study Solution

LK2-01-03, Laman ARECA,      
Jalan BBN 12/1, Putra Nilai,
71800 Nilai, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia.

Contact: Ms. Shakeela Mary Abraham          
Phone: +6012 707 5727
Mobile: +6012 238 0777
Email: mary@easy-study-solutions.com

 

MyStudy via StudyQuest 

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

Contact: Ms. Nelly Lim          
Phone: +606 283 5099
Mobile: +6012 305 8398
Email: study.quest@yahoo.co.uk

 

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 
Email: studysolutions23@gmail.com
Website: www.facebook.com/JSStudySolutions 

 

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
Email: melaka@augstudy.com
Website: www.augstudy.com/malaysia

Perak

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: terry.lau@jmecc.com 
Email: jmipoh@jmecc.com
Website: www.jmecc.com

 

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

Contact: Ms Soh Fong Liew
Phone: +60 5 253 0881
Email: ipoh@augstudy.com
Website: www.augstudy.com/malaysia

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
Website: www.madamlau.com                  

 

JM Education Group - Sabah 

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

Contact: Mr Teh Kee Aun (Manager)                    
Phone: +608 8487 111 | +6017 3523 912 | +6017 7708 076
Staff Email: kateh@jmecc.com
Email: jmsabah@jmecc.com
Website: www.jmecc.com

 

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: melissa.ho@jmecc.com
Email: jmsarawak@jmecc.com
Website: www.jmecc.com                        

 

AUG - Kuching                               

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

Contact: Ms Karin Kon
Phone:+60 82 348854
Email: kuching@augstudy.com
Website: www.augstudy.com/malaysia                      

 

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

 

Contact: Mr Francis Wenceslaus Goh
Phone:+60-84-336100
Email: contact@nms.com.my
Website: www.nms.com.my