The following applicants apply direct to UCD via UCD Applications.
The programmes that accept online applications can be found in the Course Finder section.
For other application routes please see Applying to UCD.
Sign in to existing account
If you are not a UCD student and have not applied previously, you must register before using the system for the first time. You'll find step-by-step instructions on how to apply in our interactive guide and video tutorial.
If you have already registered you can return to the secure system using the login details you registered with.
If you are a current or previous UCD student, please use your UCD student number (the system will pre-populate your personal details and you will not be requested to send transcripts).
Click on Sign in to existing account and choose "login to existing accountg"
Applications may open at various stages throughout the year but, in general, applications for graduate taught programmes to start next September, open on 1 October.
Closing dates vary and may be seen on the course finder if they are already decided. Most courses operate a rolling admissions policy with decisions being taken as soon as possible after receipt of completed applications. Therefore, it is advisable that you do not delay making an application as competition for places may result in courses reaching capacity quickly. In general, courses remain open until such time as all places have been filled.
Under immigration regulations, all non-EU/EEA students must be registered to a full-time programme.
All offers of a place are subject to UCD's Terms and Conditions of Offer.
All students must comply with the general regulations of the university