Students from Western Australia

Entry Requirements

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General Requirements

Western Australia Certificate of Education (WACE)

6 subjects

Two subjects at minimum Grade C and Four subjects at minimum Grade D

 

English Language Requirements

Minimum WACE Grade D

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 BBBBBC or equivalent  C  
B772 BSc Business BBBBBC or equivalent C  
BSS2 Economics & Finance ABBBBB or equivalent  B  
BSW1 Commerce International BBBBBC or equivalent  C Note: For French language combinations a minimum B in French is required.

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsOther Language
Law BSJ4 Business & Law BBBBBC or equivalent  C  
  LWS2 Law with French BBBBBC or equivalent    B in French 
  LWS6 Law BBBBBC or equivalent     
  LWW1 Law with Philosophy BBBBBC or equivalent     
  LWW2 Law with History BBBBBC or equivalent     
  LWW3 Law with Politics BBBBBC or equivalent     
  LWW4 Law with Economics BBBBBC or equivalent  C  
  LWW9 Law with Social Justice BBBBBC or equivalent     
  LWWC Law with Chinese BBBBBC 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 BBBBCC 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 B grade in that language, or equivalent. 

 

  BAU5 BA Arts (2 Subjects) CCCCCC or equivalent

Note: For French language combinations a minimum B 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 B or equivalent is required. 

  AYS1

Languages, Linguistics and Cultures

CCCCCC or equivalent  
  AYS2

English, European and World Literatures

CCCCCC or equivalent  
  CCS1

Celtic Studies, Art History and History

CCCCCC or equivalent  
  CAS1

Classics, Art History and Archaeology

CCCCCC or equivalent  
  CAS2

Classics, English and History

CCCCCC or equivalent  
  ENS5

English Literature

CCCCCC or equivalent  
  ENS6

English with Creative Writing

CCCCCC or equivalent  
  ENS7

English, Drama and Film

CCCCCC or equivalent  
  MCS4

Music, Film & Drama

CCCCCC or equivalent  
  HPS1

History and Politics

CCCCCC or equivalent  
  HSS3 History  CCCCCC or equivalent  
 CodeDescription2020 Entry Requirements
Liberal Arts Sciences LBS1 Liberal Arts Sciences CCCCCC or equivalent
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMath
Sustainability STS1 Sustainability BBCCCC or equivalent C
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsOther Language
Social Sciences COS1 Philosophy, Politics & Economics BBBBCC or equivalent D  
  ECS4 BSc Economics BBBBCC or equivalent C  
  EMS1 Economics, Mathematics & Statistics BBBBCC or equivalent

D

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

 
  LSS1 Archaeology, Geography & History BBBBCC or equivalent D  
  PCS2 BSc Psychology BBBBCC or equivalent  
  SBU2 BSocSc Social Policy & Sociology BBBBCC or equivalent D  
  SBU3 BSc Social Science (2 Subjects) BBBBCC or equivalent

D

Please Note:

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

In order to study Economics, D 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 B or equivalent is required. 

 

  SCS1 Computational Social Science BBBBCC or equivalent

D

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

 
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Engineering NUS1 Engineering Omnibus BBBBBC or equivalent  B C

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMaths
Architecture LDS2 Landscape Architecture BBCCCC or equivalent D
  RCS1 City Planning & Environmental Policy BBCCCC or equivalent D
  SSS1 Architecture BBBBBC or equivalent D

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry ReuirementsMathsLab Science
Science BSS3 Actuarial and Financial Studies BBBBBC or equivalent A  
  CSSA Computer Science BBBBCC or equivalent C  
  SCU1 Science Omnibus BBBBCC or equivalent C C

 

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

 

 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Health Science BHS1 Biomedical, Health & Life Science  BBBBBB or equivalent D D
  MDS2 Medicine 

 BBBBBC or equivalent

+ Interview
Successful applicants often present with stronger academic background.

D D
  MDS4 Radiography  BBBBBC or equivalent D D
  MDS5 Physiotherapy  ABBBBB or equivalent D D
  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 BBBBBC or equivalent D D
  SMS2 Sport & Exercise Management BBBBBC or equivalent D D
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Veterinary medicine VTS1 Veterinary Medicine  ABBBBB or equivalent D Chemistry C
  VTS2 Veterinary Nursing BBBBBC or equivalent D D
  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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