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General Requirements

Queensland Certificate of Education

VHA = Very High Achievement
HA = High Achievement
SA = Sound Achievement
LA = Limited Achievement
VLA = Very Limited Achievement

Pass in 5 subjects with LA including at least 2 SA.
6 distinct subjects needed for maximum points.

 

 

English Language Requirements

Minimum Grade LA

For additional information, please refer to
UCD Minimum English Language Requirements

This page provides information and guidance on entry requirements for international (non-EU/ non-EEA) students only.

Please be advised that your fee assessment status determines how you should apply.

In all cases, UCD applicants who are granted EU fee status will only be admitted through the Central Applications Office (CAO) system and in line with CAO policies and procedures and National University of Ireland (NUI) matriculation regulations.

If you are eligible for EU fees please contact UCD Registry-Admissions for further advice (www.ucd.ie/askus).

 

Specific subjects and grades required for programme are detailed below.

The equivalences are provided as guidance and are indicative only. In addition, please note that the equivalences shown are the minimum required to be eligible for consideration on a competitive basis.

The information provided below is subject to change and annual review.


 
CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsOther Language
Business BSS1 Commerce 6HA or equivalent SA  
  B772 BSc Business 6HA or equivalent SA  
  BSS2 Economics & Finance 2VHA + 4HA or equivalent HA  
  BSW1 Commerce International 6HA or equivalent SA Note: For French language combinations a minimum HA in French is required.

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsOther Languages
Law BSJ4 Business & Law 6HA or equivalent SA  
  LWS2 Law with French 6HA or equivalent   HA in French 
  LWS6 Law 6HA or equivalent    
  LWW1 Law with Philosophy 6HA or equivalent    
  LWW2 Law with History 6HA or equivalent    
  LWW3 Law with Politics 6HA or equivalent    
  LWW4 Law with Economics 6HA or equivalent SA  
  LWW9 Law with Social Justice 6HA or equivalent    
  LWWC Law with Chinese 6HA or equivalent   Note: No prior knowledge of Mandarin required. Those with prior knowledge of Mandarin are most welcome.

 

 Code
Description2020 Entry RequirementsOther Language
Arts & Humanities BAU4 BA Modern Languages 5HA + SA or equivalent Note: If you choose to study a language at advanced level during your first year, it is recommended that you have at least a HA grade in that language, or equivalent. 

 

  BAU5 BA Arts (2 Subjects) HA + 5SA or equivalent

Note: For French language combinations a minimum HA in French is required.

German & Spanish: In First Year two streams are offered, one for absolute beginners and another for non-beginners. For the non-beginners level a minimum of HA or equivalent is required.

  

 

  AYS1

Languages, Linguistics and Cultures

HA + 5SA or equivalent  
  AYS2

English, European and World Literatures

HA + 5SA or equivalent  
  CCS1

Celtic Studies, Art History and History

HA + 5SA or equivalent  
  CAS1

Classics, Art History and Archaeology

HA + 5SA or equivalent  
  CAS2

Classics, English and History

HA + 5SA or equivalent  
  ENS5

English Literature

HA + 5SA or equivalent  
  ENS6

English with Creative Writing

HA + 5SA or equivalent  
  ENS7

English, Drama and Film

HA + 5SA or equivalent  
  MCS4

Music, Film & Drama

HA + 5SA or equivalent  
  HPS1

History and Politics

HA + 5SA or equivalent  
  HSS3 History  HA + 5SA or equivalent  
 CodeDescription2020 Entry Requirements
Liberal Arts Sciences LBS1 Liberal Arts Sciences HA + 5SA or equivalent

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMath
Sustainability STS1 BSc Sustainabillity 3HA + 3SA or equivalent SA

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsOther Language
Social Sciences COS1 Philosophy, Politics & Economics 5HA + SA or equivalent LA  
  ECS4 BSc Economics 5HA + SA or equivalent SA  
  EMS1 Economics, Mathematics & Statistics 5HA + SA or equivalent

LA

Note: If you obtain less than HA in mathematics, you must pass a “Level 0” UCD mathematics module in semester 1

 
  LSS1 Archaeology, Geography & History 5HA + SA or equivalent LA  
  PCS2 BSc Psychology VHA + 5HA or equivalent LA   
  SBU2 BSocSc Social Policy & Sociology 5HA + SA or equivalent LA  
  SBU3 BSc Social Science (2 Subjects) 5HA + SA or equivalent

LA

Please Note:

In order to study Mathematics, HA in Mathematics is required.

In order to study Economics, SA in Mathematics is required.  

 

German: In First Year two streams are offered, one for absolute beginners and another for non-beginners. For the non-beginners level a minimum of HA or equivalent is required. 

 

  SCS1 Computational Social Science 5HA + SA or equivalent

LA

Note: If you obtain less than HA in mathematics, you must pass a “Level 0” UCD mathematics module in semester 1

 
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Engineering NUS1 Engineering Omnibus 6HA or equivalent HA 70%

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMaths
Architecture LDS2 Landscape Architecture 3HA + 3SA or equivalent LA
  RCS1 City Planning & Environmental Policy 3HA + 3SA or equivalent LA
  SSS1 Architecture 6HA or equivalent LA

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry ReuirementsMathsLab Science
Science BSS3 Actuarial and Financial Studies 6HA or equivalent VHA  
  CSSA Computer Science 5HA + SA or equivalent SA  
  SCU1 Science Omnibus 5HA + SA or equivalent SA 70%

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Agricultural Science ANS1 Animal Science 4HA + 2SA or equivalent LA 50%
  CPS1 Animal& Crop Production 4HA + 2SA or equivalent LA 50%
  DBS1 Dairy Business 4HA + 2SA or equivalent LA 50%
  EQS1 Animal Science - Equine 4HA + 2SA or equivalent LA 50%
  ESS1 AgriEnvironmental Science 4HA + 2SA or equivalent LA 50%
  FAS1 Food and Agribusiness Management 4HA + 2SA or equivalent LA 50%
  FAW1 Food Business with Chinese Studies 4HA + 2SA or equivalent LA 50%
  FOS1 Forestry 4HA + 2SA or equivalent LA 50%
  FSS2 Food Science 5HA + SA or equivalent LA 50%
  HLS1 Horticulture, Landscape & Sportsturf Management 4HA + 2SA or equivalent LA 50%
  HMS1 Human Nutrition  VHA + 5HA or equivalent LA 50%
  UAS1 Agricultural Science - Omnibus
(You can decide on your area of study during first year).
4HA + 2SA or equivalent LA 50%

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Health Science BHS1 Biomedical, Health & Life Science VHA + 5HA or equivalent LA 50%
  MDS2 Medicine 

6HA or equivalent + Interview


Successful applicants often present with stronger academic background.

LA 50%
  MDS4 Radiography 6HA or equivalent LA 50%
  MDS5 Physiotherapy 2VHA + 4HA or equivalent LA 50%
  MDS9 Medicine (Graduate Entry)

The 4-year graduate entry programme is open to applicants who hold or are expected to hold an Upper Second Class Honours degree (NFQ Level 8) in any discipline with a CGPA of 3.0/4.0 or above, or equivalent.  Additionally, all applicants are required to submit a current GAMSAT* or MCAT* score (minimum 57 and 503 respectively). Although only graduates are eligible to apply for this programme, the graduate Medicine degree is equivalent in standard to the undergraduate Medicine degree.

*Currency of Results: GAMSAT must normally have been issued within two years prior to the start of programme. MCAT must normally have been issued within three years prior to the start of programme.

Students who have previously been unsuccessful in any Medicine programme (i.e. have not met academic or other requirements within the programme) or have any issues which would affect their registration with the Irish Medical council will only be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis in exceptional circumstances, to be considered by the Medicine programme board. 

  MDS4

Diagnostic Radiography (Graduate Entry)

The 2.5-year graduate entry programme is open to applicants who hold an NFQ Level 8 degree at the minimum award level of 2.2 or equivalent. 

Applicants are also required to have a Science subject at minimum level Irish Leave Certificate O6, IB Standard Level 4, GCSE Grade C or equivalent.

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Sports and Performance MDS8 Health & Performance Science 6HA or equivalent LA 50%
  SMS2 Sport & Exercise Management 6HA or equivalent LA 50%
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Veterinary medicine VTS1 Veterinary Medicine 2VHA + 4HA or equivalent LA Chemistry 75%
  VTS2 Veterinary Nursing 6HA or equivalent LA 50%
  VTS3 Veterinary Medicine (Graduate Entry)

The 4 year graduate entry programme is open to applicants who hold or are expected to hold an honours degree in a biological / biomedical / animal science discipline with a CGPA of 3.0/4.0 or above [or equivalent].

For full details about the application and assessment procedures, including information about pre-requisites, please refer to the UCD School of Veterinary Medicine website: www.ucd.ie/vetmed

  

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