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Open Learning Modules at UCD

2022-2023 Academic Year | Pre-Registration for Autumn 2022 is now closed, we will open again for Spring 2023!

5 colleges and 29 different schools, as well as the Applied Languages Centre and UCD in the Community, are represented in the Open Learning programme at UCD. In total, there are almost 350 modules you can choose from as an Open Learner for the 2022-2023 Academic Year. Click on the module title below for more detailed information about that module, including what you will learn, the assessment type, and how the module will be offered (i.e. online and/or face-to-face).

Please keep in mind that Open Learning module offerings and details are subject to change and are available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Should your preferred module be at capacity, please email us at all@ucd.ie so that we can discuss your options.

Applied Language Centre

College of Arts and Humanities

College of Business

Autumn Trimester - September to December

Spring Trimester - January to May

* Students on Commerce Progression Pathway should avoid taking these modules as they are incompatible with compulsory admission modules.

Compulsory Modules only open to students on Commerce Progression Pathway


Inside Organisations

(Autumn Trimester)


Maths for Business

(Autumn Trimester)


Access Maths

(Autumn Trimester)


Business Law

(Autumn Trimester)


Microeconomics for Business

(Spring Trimester)

College of Engineering and Architecture

College of Health and Agricultural Sciences

College of Science

College of Social Sciences and Law

Autumn Trimester - September to December

Spring Trimester - January to May
Find out more about our DN600 Law Open Learning Progression Pathway

Preference given for students on Law Progression Pathway:


Civil Procedure

(Autumn Trimester)


Legal and Professional Skills

(Autumn Trimester)


Law in Europe

(Spring Trimester)


Law in Courts

(Spring Trimester)


Criminal Procedure

(Spring Trimester)