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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 have completed your iGCSEs or O-Levels 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 (Singapore-Cambridge A-Level, IB, SIP, NUS Diploma 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 Singapore 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


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

Deadline: 31st March 2016

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 Enterprise Pte Ltd

190 Clemenceau Ave #03-28       
Singapore Shopping Centre

Contact: Anthony Chau 
Phone: +65-6333 0638 / +65 9184 7684     


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

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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