Summer School

UPDATE (3/4/18): There are a few remaining places available for Wk 1 and Wk 2 - places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Booking will reopen on Friday 6 April 2018 and will close when all places have been filled - please see booking information below.

This Summer, the UCD School of Veterinary Medicine is hosting a Summer School for students sitting the Leaving Certificate or A level examinations in 2019 who are considering Veterinary Medicine as a career.

This is a one week, non-residential course that will cover all major aspects of a career in Veterinary Medicine. The aim of the programme is to give students a taste of what a career in Veterinary Medicine entails, as well as what it is like to be a vet student in UCD. The programme will include talks and discussions from veterinary clinicians, practical lab sessions, demonstrations and visits to animal and veterinary facilities dealing with various species.

2018 Summer School Dates (applicants choose their preferred week):

Monday 25 June to Friday 29 June 2018

Monday 2 July to Friday 6 July 2018

The cost of the one-week course is €350 and this includes a packed lunch each day.  If you have any queries, please contact

Please note that places are limited.

Booking Information

Applications for the Summer School open on Friday 16 March 2018. Applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.  Please remember to only select your preferred week, multiple bookings will be cancelled. 

Booking links and instructions on how to book are detailed below:

Booking Instructions

Please book your place and pay at this link:

Click Add to Basket next to Summer School Week 1 or Summer School Week 2 and follow the booking and payment process. Please note that your booking is not confirmed until payment is received.

Booking Instructions for DEIS Applicants

Please book your place at this link:

Click Add to Basket next to Summer School Week 1 (DEIS) or Summer School Week 2 (DEIS) and follow the booking process. Please note, if you are applying for a DEIS place then you will be contacted to confirm your School's DEIS status. If your school is not a DEIS school, then your place will be cancelled.

If you have any queries, please contact

Please click here for FAQs on our Undergraduate Admissions Criteria (UCD Veterinary Medicine DN300)

Participants in the 2017 Summer School