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The University will meet to confer degrees and other academic distinctions on the dates outlined below.
Ceremonies will take place in UCD (opens in a new window) O'Reilly Hall followed by a reception, the venue for which will be communicated to you when you receive your invitation to your conferring ceremony. 

Date

Ceremony

Time

Tuesday, 27 February 2024

UCD Entrance Scholars Ceremony

2 pm

Tuesday, 27 February 2024

UCD Entrance Scholars Ceremony

6 pm

Wednesday, 28 February 2024

UCD Entrance Scholars Ceremony

2 pm

Wednesday, 28 February 2024

UCD Entrance Scholars Ceremony

6 pm 

Thursday, 29 February 2024

UCD Entrance Scholars Ceremony

2 pm 

Thursday, 29 February 2024

UCD Entrance Scholars Ceremony

6 pm 

Friday, 8 March 2024

Awards Day Ceremony

3 pm

Date

Degree

Time

Thursday, 6 June 2024

Degrees in Medicine (Undergraduate and Postgraduate)

Masters & PhD (Public Health)

MSc (Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics)

11 am

Monday, 24 June 2024

Degrees in the College of Engineering and Architecture (Postgraduate)

Degrees in the College of Science (Postgraduate)

11 am   

Monday, 24 June 2024

Degrees in Veterinary Medicine

(Undergraduate and Postgraduate) 

Degrees in Veterinary Nursing

Certificates and Diplomas in Veterinary Medicine

3 pm

   

Tuesday, 25 June 2024

Postgraduate Degrees in the

School of Agriculture and Food Science

Degrees in Radiography 

(Undergraduate and Postgraduate)

11 am
Tuesday, 25 June 2024

Degrees in Nursing - Bachelor of Science (Children and General Nursing)

Diplomas in the School of Nursing & Midwifery

 3 pm

Date

Degrees

Time

Monday, 4 September 2023

Degrees in Engineering (except Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science (Engineering Science) and (Structural Engineering with Architecture))

(Undergraduate and Postgraduate)

11:30 am  

Monday, 4 September 2023 

Degrees in Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy

(Undergraduate and Postgraduate) 

BA (Geography, Planning and Environmental Policy) Degree

Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science (Engineering Science) and (Structural Engineering with Architecture)

Presentation of Professional Diploma in Architecture

2:30 pm  

Monday, 4 September 2023

Degrees in Agriculture, Food Science & Human Nutrition (Undergraduate and Postgraduate)

5:30 pm 

Tuesday, 5 September 2023

BComm Degree 

BSc Business Degree

11:30 am 

Tuesday, 5 September 2023

BComm Degree (International)

BSc (Economics and Finance) Degree

PhD Degree (School of Business)

Presentation of CDL Degrees

2:30 pm   

Tuesday, 5 September 2023

Bachelor of Business and Law

Degrees in Law (Undergraduate and Postgraduate) 

5:30 pm 

Wednesday, 6 September 2023

BSc Degree (General Science)

BSc Degree (Honours) (Computer Science)

Bachelor of Actuarial and Financial Studies Degree

Degrees in Science (Postgraduate) including MSc (Adv Software Eng) Degree

Certificates and Diplomas in the College of Science

Diploma in Continuing Education in Access Science, Engineering and Agriculture

11:30 am

Wednesday, 6 September 2023

Bachelor of Science Degree (Hons) (excluding BSc (Computer Science))

2:30 pm

Thursday, 7 September 2023

Degrees in the School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science (Undergraduate and Postgraduate)

BSc (Biomedical, Health and Life Sciences) Degree

BSc (Health and Performance Science) Degree

BSc (Sports Management) Degree 

MSc (Clinical & Translational Research, Psychotherapy) Degree

Doctor of Philosophy Degree

11.30 am

Thursday, 7 September 2023

BA Degree (Hons) (Two Subjects)

2.30 pm

Thursday, 7 September 2023

BA Degree (Hons) Humanities - single major

BA Degree (Hons) International

BA Degree (Hons) Modern Languages

BMus Degree

Degrees in the College of Arts and Humanities (Postgraduate)

5.30 pm

Friday, 8  September 2023

BA (Psychology) Degree

BSc (Psychology) Degree

BSc (International) (Psychology) Degree

BSocSc (Social Policy and Sociology) Degree

BSocSc (International) (Social Policy and Sociology) Degree

Professional Masters in Social Work

MSc Social Work

Master of Social Science

Presentation of

Certificates and Diplomas in the School of Sociology, Social Policy, Social Work & Social Justice

University Diploma in Community Drugs & Alcohol at Work

Higher Diploma in Psychology

 11:30 am

Friday, 8  September 2023

BSc (Social Sciences) Degree - single major, joint major, joint major with minor

2:30 pm

Friday, 8 September 2023

BA (Economics, Philosophy) Degree

BSc (Computational Social Science) Degree

BSc (Philosophy, Politics & Economics) Degree

BSc (Economics, Mathematics & Statistics) Degree

BSc (Economics) Degree

BSc (Economics) (International) Degree

Certificate and Diplomas in the School of Archaeology, Economics, Information & Communication Studies, Philosophy and Politics)

Degrees in the College of Social Sciences and Law (Postgraduate)(excluding Degrees in Law, MSc Social Work, Professional Masters Social Work & Master in Social Science).

Presentation of

Diplomas in the School of Education

Diploma Continuing Education Access Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Law

Certificates and Diplomas in the Schools of Archaeology, Economics, Information & Communication Studies, Philosophy and Politics.

5.30 pm

Date

Degree

Time

Tuesday, 5 December 2023

Degrees in the College of Arts and Humanities (Postgraduate)

Degrees under Global Engagement

Certificate and Diplomas in the College of Arts and Humanities

11 am

Tuesday, 5 December 2023 

Certificates and Diplomas in the College of Science

MSc (Computer Science)

MSc (Digital Investigation & Forensic Computing)

MSc (FCCI) 

2 pm

Tuesday, 5 December 2023 

Degrees in College of Science (Postgraduate) (excluding those listed at the 11 am ceremony) 

5 pm 

Wednesday, 6 December 2023 

Degrees in Agriculture, Food Science & Human Nutrition  (Postgraduate)

Degrees in Medicine (Undergraduate and Postgraduate) 

Degrees in Sports Management (Undergraduate and Postgraduate) 

MPH

MSc (EMS)

MSc (OSH)

Degrees in Veterinary Medicine (Undergraduate and Postgraduate) 

HDip SHWW

Grad Dip in OSH

11 am

Wednesday, 6 December 2023 

Degrees in Engineering (Postgraduate)

Degrees in Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy (Postgraduate)

2 pm 

Thursday, 7 December 2023 

Degrees in the School of Information & Communication Studies as follows -

Master of Library & Information Studies Degree

MSc Degree (Communication & Media, Digital Policy, Human Computer Interaction, Information Systems)

PhD Degree

11 am

Thursday, 7 December 2023 

Degrees in the School of Psychology as follows –

Master of Psychological Science

MSc Degree (Behavioural Neuroscience and Disability)

Doctor of Psychological Science Degree

PhD Degree

Degrees in the School of Social Policy, Social Work & Social Justice as follows: 

MA Degree (Gender Studies)

Master of Public Policy

MSc Degree (Equality Studies)

Master of Social Science Degree

PhD Degree

Degrees in the School of Sociology as follows: -

MA Degree (Race, Migration & Decolonisation Studies and Sociology)

MSc Degree (Comparative Social Change,

Social Data Analytics and Sociology)

PhD Degree

2 pm

Thursday, 7 December 2023 

Degrees in Nursing and Midwifery (Undergraduate and Postgraduate) 

5 pm

Friday, 8 December 2023

Degrees in the School of Law (Postgraduate)

Degrees in the School of Philosophy as follows –

MA Degree (Contemporary European Philosophy, Philosophy & Literature and Philosophy)

PhD Degree

Degrees in the School of Politics & International Relations as follows –

MA Degree (European Politics & Policy, Gender Politics & International Relations, International Development, International Relations, International Political Economy, Middle East Politics, Peace & Conflict, Political Theory and Politics)

Master of Economic Science Degree

MSc Degree (European Governance, European Politics & Policy, Gender Politics & International Relations, Human Rights, International Political Economy, International Relations, Peace & Conflict, Politics, Politics & Data Science and Sustainable Development)

Doctor of Governance

PhD Degree


11 am

Friday, 8 December 2023

Degrees in the School of Archaeology as follows: -

MSc (Archaeology, Experimental Archaeology & Materials Culture, Hunter Gatherer Archaeology, World Heritage Conservation and World Heritage Management & Conservation).

PhD Degree

Degrees in the School of Economics as follows: -

MSc (Applied Economics, Behavioural Economics and Quantitative Economics)

PhD Degree

Degrees in the School of Education as follows: -

MA Degree (Education and Education Mentor, Leadership & Global Learning)

Master of Education Degree

MSc (Education, Children & Youth and Mathematics & Science Education)

Professional Masters of Education

Doctor of Educational Psychology

PhD Degree

Degrees in the School of Geography

MA Degree (Geography, Geopolitics & the Global Economy)

MSc Degree (Critical Geographies, Geospatial Data Analysis, Risk Resil & Sustainability)

PhD Degree

2 pm

Tuesday, 12 December 2023 

Honours Degree of Bachelor of Business Studies

Diploma in Business Studies

Bachelor of Science (CDL)

MSc Degree -

Human Resources Management

Management

11 am

Tuesday, 12 December 2023 

MSc Degree in

International Business,

Management Consultancy,

Project Management,

Supply Chain Management

Strategic Management

2 pm

Tuesday, 12 December 2023

Master of Accounting Degree

MSc Degree in:

Accounting & Financial Management

Business Analytics

Digital Innovation

International Management

 5 pm

Wednesday, 13 December 2023

MSc Degree :

Aviation Finance,

Finance,

Financial Data Science,

Marketing,

Marketing & Retail Innovation,

Quantitative Finance

Renewable Energy & Environmental Finance 

11 am

Wednesday, 13 December 2023

MSc Degree in -

Business & Executive Coaching,

Business Leadership & Management Practice,

Business Sustainability,

Global Business Practice,

MSc International Marketing Practice

MSc Supply Chain & Account Management (Retail in Foodservice)

Diploma in Business Sustainability

Professional Diplomas in the College of Business

Professional Certificates in the College of Business

2 pm

Wednesday, 13 December 2023

MBA Degree

MSc Degree in :

Digital Marketing,

Food Business Strategy

Marketing Practice

Master of Philosophy Degree

Doctor of Philosophy Degree

5 pm 

Quick Questions

When will the dates for next year be published?

  • Dates for next set of ceremonies will be published towards the end of January each year. 

When will I get my invitation?

  • An invitation email will be sent to your UCD Connect email approximately three to four weeks before the ceremony date.

What should I do if I have not received an invitation?

  • If you have not received an invitation email, we recommend that you check your SISWeb to see if you have passed all of your modules or if you have any holds on your account. If you have passed and have no holds, please contact us.

Can I postpone my conferring?

  • Postponement of your conferring is not permitted. Degrees must be conferred at the conferring ceremony immediately following the passing of the relevant examinations. 

What happens if I cannot attend?

  • Successful candidates who cannot attend on the day will have their degrees conferred in absentia and their scrolls will be posted to them after the conferring ceremony. Read more about graduating in absentia.
  • There will be a live stream of your conferring ceremony available to view.

Where can I find out more about conferring?

Contact UCD Conferring

Ground Floor - Open Plan, Tierney Building, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4

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