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As the only Veterinary School on the island of Ireland we are proud to hold accreditation from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).

During the most recent AVMA COE site visit the School was commended for:

  • Clinical facilities kept in very good order and promoting the learning experience of the students
  • The development of a state-of-the-art dairy facility at Lyons Research Farm
  • Faculty availability and engagement with student support issues, and the peer mentoring program
  • The care and attention provided by faculty for the learning and personal wellbeing of students
Top News

International Applications are still being accepted for our MVB programme for entry September 2015

Are you disappointed with this year’s application cycle to Veterinary Medicine or do you know someone who is? Applicants who have not applied via VMCAS can apply directly via the UCD online applications system.

Graduate Certificate in Dairy Herd Health Awarded Advanced Practitioner Status

The UCD Graduate Certificate in Dairy Herd Health has been awarded Advanced Practitioner Status by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in the UK

Class of 2016 White Coat Ceremony - Recording now available

This Thursday afternoon March 5th will see the School of Veterinary Medicine's Class of 2016 formally receive clinical dress at the White Coat Ceremony in UCD's Ad Astra Hall. A live stream of the Ceremony will be available to view at this link. The ceremony takes place at 16.00 GMT.

Cystic Fibrosis discovery may lead to new treatment strategy

Team including University College Dublin (UCD) researchers identifies why disease thickens mucus in lung disease, explores possible new treatments to help patients breathe easier.

Summer Research Opportunities for Students

A number of research opportunities are available for School of Veterinary Medicine students wishing to pursue summer research projects in 2015.



Clinical Extramural Studies

For further information on Clinical Extramural Studies and to access CEMS Form 2, please visit this page.

VMCAS Supplemental Applications

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Students who have selected UCD Dublin can start their VMCAS Supplemental Application by clicking here and selecting "Start a new Course Application"

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The UCD School of Veterinary Medicine has full accreditation from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Council on Education.