Entry Requirements

Russia

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General Requirements

Certificate of Secondary (Complete) General Education or Attestat and USE (Certificate of Unified State Examination).

Pass in 6 recognised subjects between Attestat and USE with at least 2 recognised subjects in USE.

If you're following international curriculum, please see the following links for entry requirements:

Cambridge A Level 

International Baccalaureate Diploma

Entry via UCD's International Foundation Year is also available for many programmes. Click here for more details.

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English Language Requirements

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.

        CodeDescription2021 Entry RequirementsMathsOther Language
Business   BSS1 Commerce USE: 90% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 5 USE 70%  
B722 BSc Business USE: 90% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 5 USE 70%  
BSS2 Economics & Finance Foundation Year or 1st Year of University required.
Alternatively, A levels or IB Diploma  will be considered.
   
BSW1 Commerce International USE: 90% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 5 USE 70% Note: For French language combinations a minimum 75% in USE French is required.
       CodeDescription2021 Entry RequirementsMathsOther Language
Law BSJ4 Business & Law USE: 90% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 5 USE 70%  
  LWS2 Law with French USE: 90% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 5   USE 85% in French 
  LWS6 Law USE: 90% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 5    
  LWW1 Law with Philosophy USE: 90% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 5    
  LWW2 Law with History USE: 90% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 5    
  LWW3  Law with Politics  USE: 90% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 5    
  LWW4 Law with Economics USE: 90% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 5 USE 70%  
   LWW9 Law with Social Justice  USE: 90% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 5    
  LWWC  Law with Chinese  USE: 90% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 5   Note: No prior knowledge of Mandarin required. Those with prior knowledge of Mandarin are most welcome.
 CodeDescription2021 Entry RequirementsOther Language
Arts & Humanities BAU4 BA Modern Languages USE: 80% average in Russian, Maths best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 4 Note: If you choose to study a language at advanced level during your first year, it is recommended that you have at least an USE grade of 75% in that language, or equivalent.
BAU5 BA Arts (2 languages) USE: 60% averagein Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 3 Note: For French language combinations a minimum of 75% in USE 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 75% or equivalent or equivalent in the USE is required.
AYS1 Languages, Linguistics and Cultures USE: 60% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 3  
CAS1 Classics, Art History and Archaeology USE: 60% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 3  
CAS2 Classics, English and History USE: 60% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 3;  
ENS5 English Literature USE: 60% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 3  
ENS6 English with Creative Writing USE: 60% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 3  
ENS7 English, Drama and Film USE: 60% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 3  
HPS1 History And Politics USE: 60% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 3  
HSS3 History USE: 60% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 3  
HSS5 Global Studies USE: 60% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 3  
HSS6 European Studies USE: 60% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 3  
ISS1 Irish Studies USE: 60% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 3  
MCS4 Music, Film and Drama USE: 60% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 3  

 

 CodeDescription2021 Entry Requirements
Liberal Arts & Sciences LBS1 Liberal Arts and Sciences USE: 60% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 3
 CodeDescription2021 Entry RequirementsMaths
Sustainability STS1 BSc Sustainability USE: 70% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 4 USE 70%
 CodeDescription2021 Entry RequirementsMathsOther Language
Social
Sciences
COS1 Philosophy, Politics & Economics USE: 80% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 4 USE 50% / 3 Attestat  
  ECS4 BSc Economics USE: 80% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 4 USE 75%  
  EMS1 Economics, Mathematics & Statistics USE: 80% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 4 USE 50% / 3 Attestat

Note: If you obtain less than 80% in USE Mathematics, you must pass a "Level 0" UCD mathematics module in semester 1
 
  PCS2 BSc Psychology USE: 100% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 5 USE 50% / 3 Attestat  
  SBU2 BSocSc Social Policy & Sociology USE: 80% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 4 USE 50% / 3 Attestat  
  SBU3 BSc Social Science (2 Subjects) USE: 80% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 4 In order to study Mathematics, 80% in USE Mathematics is required.

In order to study Economics, 50% in USE/3 Attestat 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 75% or equivalent or equivalent in the USE is required.
   SCS1 Computational Social Science USE: 80% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 4 USE 50% / 3 Attestat

Note: If you obtain less than 80% in USE Mathematics, you must pass a "Level 0" UCD mathematics module in semester 1.
 

 

 CodeDescription2021 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Engineering NUS1 Engineering Omnibus USE: 90% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 5 USE 80% USE 70%
 CodeDescription2021 Entry RequirementsMaths
Architecture   LDS2 Landscape Architecture USE: 60% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 3 USE 50% / 3 Attestat
RCS1 City Planning & Environmental Policy USE: 60% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 3 USE 50% / 3 Attestat
ATS4 Architecture USE: 90% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 5 USE 50% / 3 Attestat
 CodeDescription2021 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Science   BSS3 Actuarial & Financial Studies USE: 100% average in Russian, Maths; 90% in best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 5 USE 90%  
CSSA Computer Science USE: 80% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 4 USE 70%  
SCU1 Science Omnibus USE: 80% average  in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 4 USE 70% USE 70%
 CodeDescription2021 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Agricultural
Science
ANS1 Animal Science USE: 80% average in Russian, Maths; 70% best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 3 USE 50% / 3 Attestat USE 50% / 3 Attestat
CPS1 Animal & Crop Production USE: 80% average in Russian, Maths; 70% best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 3 USE 50% / 3 Attestat USE 50% / 3 Attestat
CPS3 Crop Science USE: 80% average in Russian, Maths; 70% best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 3 USE 50% / 3 Attestat USE 50% / 3 Attestat
DBS1 Dairy Business USE: 80% average in Russian, Maths; 70% best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 3 USE 50% / 3 Attestat USE 50% / 3 Attestat
EQS1 Animal Science - Equine USE: 80% average in Russian, Maths; 70% best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 3 USE 50% / 3 Attestat USE 50% / 3 Attestat
ESS1 AgriEnvironmental Science USE: 80% average in Russian, Maths; 70% best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 3 USE 50% / 3 Attestat USE 50% / 3 Attestat
FAS1 Food and Agribusiness
Management
USE: 80% average in Russian, Maths; 70% best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 3 USE 50% / 3 Attestat USE 50% / 3 Attestat
FAW1 Food Business with Chinese
Studies
USE: 80% average in Russian, Maths; 70% best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 3 USE 50% / 3 Attestat USE 50% / 3 Attestat
FOS1 Forestry USE: 80% average in Russian, Maths; 70% best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 3 USE 50% / 3 Attestat USE 50% / 3 Attestat
FSS2 Food Science USE: 80% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 4 USE 50% / 3 Attestat USE 50% / 3 Attestat
HLS6 Horticulture USE: 80% average in Russian, Maths; 70% best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 3 USE 50% / 3 Attestat USE 50% / 3 Attestat
HMS1 Human Nutrition  USE: 100% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1Attestat subject Grade 5 USE 50% / 3 Attestat USE 50% / 3 Attestat
UAS1 Agricultural Science - Omnibus
(You can decide on your area of
study during first year).
USE: 80% average in Russian, Maths; 70% best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 3 USE 50% / 3 Attestat USE 50% / 3 Attestat

 

       CodeDescription2021 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Health Sciences BHS1 Biomedical, Health & Life Science USE: 100% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 5 USE 50% / 3 Attestat USE 50% / 3 Attestat
MDS2 Medicine 

USE: 95% average in Russian, Maths; 86% in best optional subject +  1 Attestat subject Grade 5

+ Interview
Successful applicants often present with stronger academic background.

USE 50% / 3 Attestat  USE 50% / 3 Attestat 
MDS4 Radiography USE: 100% average in Russian, Maths; 90% in best optional subject +  1 Attestat subject Grade 5 USE 50% / 3 Attestat USE 50% / 3 Attestat
MDS5 Physiotherapy First Year of University required.
Alternatively, A Levels or IB Diploma will be considered.
   

MDSJ

Diagnostic Radiography
(Graduate Entry)

The 2.5-year graduate entry programme is open to applicants who hold a Diplom Bakalavra (NFQ Level 8) in any discipline, with a minimum CGPA of 3.9/5.0 and above, or equivalent. 

USE 50% / 3 Attestat
MDS9 Medicine (Graduate Entry)

The 4-year graduate entry programme is open to applicants who hold or are expected to hold a Diplom Bakalavra (NFQ Level 8) in any discipline with a CGPA of 4.3/5.0 and 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. Eligible applicants will also be required to complete an interview.

*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 two 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.

 

 CodeDescription2021 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Sports &
Performance
MDS8 Health & Performance Science USE: 100% average in Russian, Maths; 90% in best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 5 USE 50% / 3 Attestat USE 50% / 3 Attestat
SMS2 Sport & Exercise Management USE: 90% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 5 USE 50% / 3 Attestat USE 50% / 3 Attestat
 CodeDescription2021 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Veterinary Medicine   VTS1 Veterinary Medicine First Year of University required.
Alternatively, A levels or IB Diploma
   
VTS2 Veterinary Nursing USE: 90% average in Russian, Maths & best optional subject + 1 Attestat subject Grade 5  USE 50% / 3 Attestat USE 50% / 3 Attestat
VTS3 Veterinary Medicine (Grad Entry) The 4 year graduate entry programme is open to applicants who hold or are expected to hold a Diplom Bakalavra in a biological / biomedical / animal science discipline with a CGPA of 4.3-4.69/5.0 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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