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Undergraduate Programmes

UCD welcomes applications from Singaporean 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.

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Undergraduate Entry Requirements

 Undergraduate Entry Requirements - Singapore

Undergraduate programmes in UCD are categorised into four 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 

Singapore entry reqs

Maths and Science 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. 


Singapore subject specific reqs

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

Singapore English reqs

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 do not meet direct entry requirements for the degree you want, you can apply for a place on the International Foundation Year.

The International Foundation Year is specifically designed for international students who need additional study before starting an undergraduate degree programme at UCD.

How to Apply

To apply for undergraduate and graduate programmes* please consult your local approved educational agent. Applications made through recognised educational agents will not incur an application fee. Your counsellor will advise you and help you fill out the form. This will then be returned to UCD International and processed quickly.

You can apply directly using the online application system.

*Application to Medicine (including Physiotherapy and Radiography) and Veterinary Medicine

Please contact Linda Chen, Administration Secretary, for further advice.

Region Development Pte Ltd
IUMC Singapore Representative Office
491B River Valley Road
#13-1A Valley Point
Singapore 248373
Tel: +65 6339 2866
Fax: +65 6339

Applications are accepted from October of the previous year of study and candidates will usually be notified of the status of their application within 4 weeks of application. (Note: Undergraduate applicants are required to apply before the 1st July.)

Application Fee 

An application fee is required for most application types. Non-payment will mean that the application is not presented for assessment. This is payable during the application process using Mastercard, Visa or Laser. The fee is €50. It is also possible to pay the application fee online after you have submitted the application. Applications made through recognised educational agents will not incur an application fee.

Additional Information

After you submit your online application, a list of required documents will be emailed to you. The documentation required varies depending on the programme you have applied for. The preferred method of document submission is via the upload facility which is available once the application has been submitted. Required documents must be uploaded or posted to arrive within 2 weeks of submitting an online application. If you choose to post the required documents as part of your application, please forward to Martin Hurley, Online Applications, Tierney Building, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.

Unless otherwise specified it will be presumed that all documents submitted must be originals, with the exception of academic transcripts which should be photocopies.

Official translations must be provided with the original/copy documents where documents are not in English. Applicants who wish to have their original documentation returned should forward a stamped addressed envelope.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Visa Information

Please see Visa and Immigration Information for detailed 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 open) 


  • 100% tuition fee scholarship
  • 5 x 50% tuition fee scholarships

Deadline: 31st March 2015

Clinical programmes are not eligible for these scholarships. These awards are merit based and terms and conditions apply.

More information: please contact


[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.]


Meet Us in Singapore

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

Agents in Your Country


OAL - Overseas Academic Link 

101 Cecil Street
No. 18-02 Tong Eng Building
Singapore 069533

Contact: Serene Yong / Rebecca Gan 
Phone: +6224 4775
Email: /


Educational Link Consultants (S) Pte Ltd

545 Orchard Road
#06-04 Far East Shopping Centre
(next to Wheelock Place)

Bill Lee / Ginny Lee 
Phone: +65 6238 7310, +65 6235 1080


Knowledge Intellegentia 

190 Clemenceau Ave #03-28       
Singapore Shopping Centre

Contact: Anthony Chau 
Tel: +65-6333 0638


Overseas Education

Kitchener Complex | Blk 809 French Road | #04-172
Blk 809 French Road  #04-172

Contact: Kuah Ann Soon  
+65 6100 9800 | 6333 5100 | 6392 0567



AUG - Singapore 

7 Maxwell Road,
# 02-100 Annex B,
Ministry of National Development Complex,

Contact: Mr Bernard Khong
Phone:+65 6227 0380, +65 6227 0381


The Right U                        
47 Hill Street
Singapore 179365

Contact: Khai Leok Chan
Phone: +65 6333 1300


Region Development Point Ltd

491B River Valley Road,
#13-101A Valley Point,
Singapore,  248373

Contact: Dr. Stanley Quek
Phone: + 65 6 3392866

Contact Us


Susan McAlinden

Sue McAlinden

Terri Hounsom

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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