Module Places

As part of your registration you will be choosing Option and Elective modules (if relevant). However, you may find that you cannot always get into a module that you want. Read about the reasons for this and for advice on what to do if you have not been able to get a place on a module you want.

Where possible, additional places on previously full modules are released at 3.00pm Monday to Friday during online module registration.


Modules open for registration from 3pm on Tuesday 31 January.

Module Code Module Title Type of places for release
GEOG30370 River Catchment Management Core/Option


Modules open for registration from 3pm on Friday 27 January.

Module Code Module Title Type of places for release
MUS20030 Studies in Irish Music Core/Option


Modules open for registration from 3pm on Thursday 26 January.

Module Code Module Title Type of places for release
MATH20320 Quantitative Methods Business Elective
GEOG10020 Geography of Cities Elective
GEOL20110 Global Environmental Change Core/Option
GEOG10100 People, Places, Regions Elective
HORT30260 Sportsturf Management Elective


Modules open for registration from 3pm on Wednesday 25 January.

Module Code Module Title Type of places for release
ENG31510 Travel Writing Core/Option


Modules open for registration from 3pm on Tuesday 24 January.

Module Code Module Title Type of places for release
AESC40130 Soil Ecology Elective
ENG31510 Travel Writing Elective


Modules open for registration from 3pm on Tuesday 17 January.

Module Code Module Title Type of places for release
LING10050 Introduction to Linguistics Elective


Modules open for registration from 3pm on Monday 16 January.

Module Code Module Title Type of places for release
GEOG20140 Political Geography Elective
GEOG30080 Development of Dublin Elective
GEOG30240 Political Geography Elective
GEOG30820 Development Geographies Elective


Modules open for registration from 3pm on Friday 13 January.

Module Code Module Title Type of places for release
STAT10050 Practical Statistics Elective
GEOG30020 History of Geography Elective


FAQ

Why can't I get a place on my preferred module?

There are three possible reasons.

No places left in the module:

The module clashes with something else on your timetable:

You may not be eligible to take the module:

In each of these cases, the system will prevent you from registering to the clashing module and inform you of the reason.

What is 'Module Capacity'?

A module’s capacity is the total number of students who can be accommodated within the module. Every module has its own fixed capacity determined by factors such as room capacity, staff/resources available to support it, the requirement to keep to a given staff/student ratio etc.

Each module’s capacity is set by the School responsible for its delivery and is divided into four categories:

These places are frequently revisited and, where possible, amended to meet demand.

Does UCD try to ensure that there are enough places?

Yes. Throughout the registration period, Registry staff actively monitor module capacity relative to demand and work with Schools to ensure that as many students as possible can get places on their preferred modules.

What can I do if I've been unsuccessful in getting a place on a preferred module?

The best advice is to immediately go for a place on an alternative module, bearing in mind that you can change your module registration until registration closes. However, there are a number of ways you may still be able to get a place on your preferred module: