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Entry Requirements

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General Requirements

Tasmanian Certificate of Education

Required: Pass in 5 subjects in Stage 2

EA= Exceptional Achievement
HA= High Achievement
CA= Commendable Achievement
SA= Satisfactory Achievement
PA= Preliminary Achievement 

 

English Language Requirements

Tasmanian Certificate of Education PA (Preliminary Achievement)

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 4HA + 2CA or equivalent CA  
  B772 BSc Business 4HA + 2CA or equivalent CA  
  BSS2 Economics & Finance EA + 5HA or equivalent HA  
  BSW1 Commerce International 4HA + 2CA or equivalent CA Note: For French language combinations a minimum HA in French is required.

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsOther Language
Law BSJ4 Business & Law 4HA + 2CA or equivalent CA  
  LWS2 Law with French 4HA + 2CA or equivalent   HA in French 
  LWS6 Law 4HA + 2CA or equivalent    
  LWW1 Law with Philosophy 4HA + 2CA or equivalent    
  LWW2 Law with History 4HA + 2CA or equivalent    
  LWW3 Law with Politics 4HA + 2CA or equivalent    
  LWW4 Law with Economics 4HA + 2CA or equivalent CA  
  LWW9 Law with Social Justice 4HA + 2CA or equivalent    
  LWWC Law with Chinese 4HA + 2CA 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 2HA + 4CA 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) 6SA 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

6SA or equivalent  
  AYS2

English, European and World Literatures

6SA or equivalent  
  CCS1

Celtic Studies, Art History and History

6SA or equivalent  
  CAS1

Classics, Art History and Archaeology

6SA or equivalent  
  CAS2

Classics, English and History

6SA or equivalent  
  ENS5

English Literature

6SA or equivalent  
  ENS6

English with Creative Writing

6SA or equivalent  
  ENS7

English, Drama and Film

6SA or equivalent  
  MCS4

Music, Film and Drama

6SA or equivalent  
  HPS1 History And Politics  6SA or equivalent   
  HSS3  History  6SA or equivalent   
 CodeDescription2020 Entry Requirements
Liberal Arts Sciences LBS1 Liberal Arts & Sciences TCE Average 6SA

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMath
Sustainability STS1 BSc Sustainability TCE Average 2CA + 4SA CA

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsOther Language
Social Sciences COS1 Philosophy, Politics & Economics 2HA + 4CA or equivalent SA  
  ECS4 BSc Economics 2HA + 4CA or equivalent CA  
  EMS1 Economics, Mathematics & Statistics 2HA + 4CA or equivalent

SA

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 2HA + 4CA or equivalent SA  
  PCS2 BSc Psychology 2VHA + 4HA or equivalent SA   
  SBU2 BSocSc Social Policy & Sociology 6HA or equivalent SA  
  SBU3 BSc Social Science (2 Subjects) 2HA + 4CA or equivalent

SA

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 2HA + 4CA or equivalent

SA

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 4HA + 2CA or equivalent HA CA

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMaths
Architecture LDS2 Landscape Architecture 6CA or equivalent SA
  RCS1 City Planning & Environmental Policy 6CA or equivalent SA
  SSS1 Architecture 4HA + 2CA or equivalent SA

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry ReuirementsMathsLab Science
Science BSS3 Actuarial and Financial Studies 5HA + CA or equivalent EA  
  CSSA Computer Science 2HA + 4CA or equivalent CA  
  SCU1 Science Omnibus 2HA + 4CA or equivalent CA CA

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Agricultural Science ANS1 Animal Science HA + 5CA or equivalent SA SA
  CPS1 Animal& Crop Production HA + 5CA or equivalent SA SA
  DBS1 Dairy Business HA + 5CA or equivalent SA SA
  EQS1 Animal Science - Equine HA + 5CA or equivalent SA SA
  ESS1 AgriEnvironmental Science HA + 5CA or equivalent SA SA
  FAS1 Food and Agribusiness Management HA + 5CA or equivalent SA SA
  FAW1 Food Business with Chinese Studies HA + 5CA or equivalent SA SA
  FOS1 Forestry HA + 5CA or equivalent SA SA
  FSS2 Food Science 2HA + 4CA or equivalent SA SA
  HLS1 Horticulture, Landscape & Sportsturf Management HA + 5CA or equivalent SA SA
  HMS1 Human Nutrition  6HA or equivalent SA SA
  UAS1 Agricultural Science - Omnibus
(You can decide on your area of study during first year).
HA + 5CA or equivalent SA SA

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Health Science BHS1 Biomedical, Health & Life Science 5HA or equivalent SA SA
  MDS2 Medicine 

5HA + 1CA or equivalent

+ Interview
Successful applicants often present with stronger academic background.

SA SA
  MDS4 Radiography 5HA + CA or equivalent SA SA
  MDS5 Physiotherapy EA + 5HA or equivalent SA SA
  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 5HA + CA or equivalent SA SA
  SMS2 Sport & Exercise Management 4HA + 2CA or equivalent SA SA
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Veterinary medicine VTS1 Veterinary Medicine EA + 5HA or equivalent SA Chemistry CA
  VTS2 Veterinary Nursing 4HA + 2CA or equivalent SA SA
  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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