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General Requirements

Lise Diplomasi + Lisans YerleƟtirme Sinavi (LYS).
Minimum 3 subjects at Grade 5 and 4 subjects at Grade 2, in addition to LYS. Compeititve courses will require applicants to present with Ön-Lisans Diplomasi or 1 year of Bachelor Degree at a recognised university with acceptable grades.

or UCD International Foundation Year

Cambridge A Level or International Baccalaureate Diploma applicants should refer to the relevant linked webpages.

Alternatively, the online Undergraduate Prospectus  details A Level and International Baccalaureate Diploma entry requirements.

Applicants taking US curriculum exams (High School Diploma, Advanced Placement (AP), SAT, ACT, SAT II) should refer to entry requirements for the USA

Contact mea@ucd.ie for further information

English Language Requirements

C at GCSE Level
IB 4 at Standard Level/3 at Higher Level or equivalent

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 all programmes 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.

The scores displayed below are based on Lise & Bachelor Degree combinations, e.g your Lise Score will determine what GPA you require to meet the IPS requirements. Please contact mea@ucd.ie if you require further assistance.

‡ indicates course has alternate entry pathway through Liberal Arts [&] Sciences (LBS1)

  Code Description 2024 Entry Requirements Maths Other Language
Business   BSS1 Commerce‡ 73% Average in Lise & 5.0GPA in 1st Uni or equivalent C2 3rd Level / 4.5 Lise  
BSS2 Economics & Finance 89% Average in Lise & 5.0GPA in 1st Uni or equivalent B3 3rd Level  
BSW1 Commerce International 73% Average in Lise & 5.0GPA in 1st Uni or equivalent C2 3rd Level / 4.5 Lise Note: For French language combinations a minimum of B3 3rd level in French is required.
B722 BSc Business‡ 73% Average in Lise & 5.0GPA in 1st Uni or equivalent C2 3rd Level / 4.5 Lise  

 

  Code Description 2024 Entry Requirements Maths Other Language
Law BSJ4 Business & Law 73% Average in Lise & 5.0GPA in 1st Uni or equivalent C2 3rd Level / 4.5 Lise  
LWS2 Law with French 73% Average in Lise & 5.0GPA in 1st Uni or equivalent   B2 3rd Level in French 
LWS6 Law 73% Average in Lise & 5.0GPA in 1st Uni or equivalent    
LWW1 Law with Philosophy 73% Average in Lise & 5.0GPA in 1st Uni or equivalent    
LWW2 Law with History 73% Average in Lise & 5.0GPA in 1st Uni or equivalent    
LWW3  Law with Politics  73% Average in Lise & 5.0GPA in 1st Uni or equivalent    
LWW4 Law with Economics 73% Average in Lise & 5.0GPA in 1st Uni or equivalent C2 3rd Level / 5 Lise  
 LWW9 Law with Social Justice  73% Average in Lise & 5.0GPA in 1st Uni or equivalent    
LWWC  Law with Chinese  73% Average in Lise & 5.0GPA in 1st Uni or equivalent    
LWWD  Criminology with Psychology  73% Average in Lise & 5.0GPA in 1st Uni or equivalent    

 

  Code Description 2024 Entry Requirements Maths Other Language
Arts & Humanities BAU4 BA Modern Languages 90% Average in Lise  

At least one Advanced Level language must be selected, B3 3rd level in that language required. If studying two at Advanced Level, B3 3rd level required in both.

BAU5 BA Arts (2 subjects)‡ 67% Average in Lise For Mathematics subject combinations, we strongly recommend that you also have at least a B- in Mathematics

If choosing a language at Beginners Level, D1 3rd level / 2 Lise in Other Language is required. If at Advanced Level, a B3 3rd level in that language is required. French is only available at Advanced Level.

 

 

AYS1 Languages, Linguistics and Cultures 67% Average in Lise  

If choosing a language at Beginners Level, D1 3rd level / 2 Lise in Other Language is required. If at Advanced Level, a B3 3rd level in that language is required. French is only available at Advanced Level.

CCS2 Creative &Cultural Industries  67% Average in Lise    
CAS1 Classics, Art History and Archaeology 67% Average in Lise    
CAS2 Classics, English and History 67% Average in Lise    
ENS5 English Literature 67% Average in Lise    
ENS6 English with Creative Writing 67% Average in Lise    
ENS7 English, Drama and Film 67% Average in Lise    
HPS1 History And Politics 67% Average in Lise    
HSS3 History 67% Average in Lise    
HSS5 Global Studies 67% Average in Lise  

If choosing a language at Beginners Level, D1 3rd level / 2 Lise in Other Language is required. If at Advanced Level, a B3 3rd level in that language is required. French is only available at Advanced Level.

HSS6 European Studies 67% Average in Lise  

If choosing a language at Beginners Level, D1 3rd level / 2 Lise in Other Language is required. If at Advanced Level, a B3 3rd level in that language is required. French is only available at Advanced Level.

ISS1 Irish Studies 67% Average in Lise    
MCS4 Music, Film and Drama 67% Average in Lise    

 

  Code Description 2024 Entry Requirements
Liberal Arts &
Sciences
LBS1 Liberal Arts and Sciences 67% Average in Lise

 

  Code Description 2024 Entry Requirements Maths
Sustainability STS1 BSc Sustainability 90% Average in Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise

 

  Code Description 2024 Entry Requirements Maths Other Language
Social
Sciences
COS1 Philosophy, Politics & Economics 90% Average in Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise
If you obtain less than D1 3rd Level / 4 Lise in Mathematics, you must pass a "Level 0" UCD Mathematics module before taking Introduction to Quantitative Economics
 
ECS4 BSc Economics 90% Average in Lise C1 3rd Level  
EMS1 Economics, Mathematics & Statistics 90% Average in Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise

Note: In order to study this degree, we strongly recommend that you also have at least a B3 3rd Level in Mathematics.
 
LSS2 Archaeology, Geography & History 90% Average in Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise  
PCS2 BSc Psychology 84% Average in Lise & 5.0GPA in 1st Uni or equivalent D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise  
SBU2 BSocSc Social Policy & Sociology 90% Average in Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise  
SBU3 BSc Social Science (2 Subjects)‡ 90% Average in Lise In order to study Mathematics, B3 3rd Level is required.

In order to study Economics, if you obtain less than D1 3rd Level / 4 Lise in Mathematics you must pass a "Level 0" UCD Mathematics module before taking Introduction to Quantitative Economics.
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 D1 3rd level / 2 Lise or Academic B3 3rd level or equivalent is required.
 SCS1 Computational Social Science 90% Average in Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise

Note: In order to study this degree, we strongly recommend that you also have at least a B3 3rd Level in Mathematics.
 

 

  Code Description 2024 Entry Requirements Maths Lab Science
Engineering NUS1 Engineering Omnibus‡ 73% Average in Lise & 5.0GPA in 1st Uni or equivalent B3 3rd Level C2 3rd Level / 5 Lise

 

  Code Description 2024 Entry Requirements Maths
Architecture   LDS2 Landscape Architecture 78% Average in Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise
RCS1 City Planning &Environmental Policy‡ 78% Average in Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise
ATS4 Architecture‡ 73% Average in Lise & 5.0GPA in 1st Uni or equivalent D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise

 

  Code Description 2024 Entry Requirements Maths Lab Science
Science,
Computer Science
&
Actuarial Science
  
BSS3 Actuarial and Financial Studies 89% Average in Lise & 5.0GPA in 1st Uni or equivalent B1 3rd Level  
CSSA Computer Science 73% Average in Lise & 5.0GPA in 1st Uni or equivalent C2 3rd Level / 4.5 Lise  
Science programmes, including:
SCU1 Science - Explore Multiple Streams‡ 73% Average in Lise & 5.0GPA in 1st Uni or equivalent C2 3rd Level / 4.5 Lise C2 3rd Level / 4.5 Lise
BLS1 Biological, Biomedical & Biomolecular Sciences‡
CHS2 Chemistry (includes Medicinal/Sustainable/Biophysical)‡
EES1 Earth & Environmental Sciences‡
MHS2 Mathematics (includes Applied/Financial/Statistics)‡
PYS2 Physics (includes Theoretical/Astronomy & Space Science)‡
Check out the Science Brochure for details!
  Code Description 2024 Entry Requirements Maths Lab Science
Agricultural
Science
ANS1 Animal Science‡ 84% Average in Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise
CPS1 Animal & Crop Production‡ 84% Average in Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise
CPS3 Crop Science‡ 84% Average in Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise
DBS1 Dairy Business‡ 84% Average in Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise
EQS1 Animal Science - Equine‡ 84% Average in Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise
ESS1 AgriEnvironmental Science‡ 84% Average in Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise
ETS2 Agricultural Systems & Technology 84% Average in Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise
FAS1 Food and Agribusiness
Management‡
84% Average in Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise
FAW1 Food Business with Chinese
Studies‡
84% Average in Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise
FOS1 Forestry‡ 84% Average in Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise
FSS2 Food Science‡ 90% Average in Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise
HLS6 Horticulture‡ 84% Average in Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise
HMS1 Human Nutrition ‡ 84% Average in Lise & 5.0GPA in 1st Uni or equivalent D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise
UAS1 Agricultural Science - Omnibus
(You can decide on your area of
study during first year).
84% Average in Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise
  Code Description 2024 Entry Requirements Maths Lab Science
Health Science BHS1 Biomedical, Health & Life Sciences 84% Average in Lise & 5.0GPA in 1st Uni or equivalent D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise
MDS2 Medicine  87% Average in Lise & 5.0GPA in 1st Uni or equivalent
+ Interview
Successful applicants often present with a stronger academic background
D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise
MDS4 Radiography 80% Average in Lise & 5.0GPA in 1st Uni or equivalent D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise
MDS5 Physiotherapy 89% Average in Lise & 5.0GPA in 1st Uni or equivalent D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise
MDSJ Diagnostic Radiography
(Graduate Entry)

The 2.5-year graduate entry programme is open to applicants who hold a 4-year Bachelor degree (NFQ Level 8) with a minimum of Second Class Honours and above, or equivalent. 

D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise
MDS9 Medicine (Graduate Entry)

The 4-year graduate entry programme is open to applicants who hold or are expected to hold a 4-year Bachelor degree(NFQ Level 8) in any discipline with a minimum overall Second Class Honours (Upper Division) 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.

*Currency of Results: GAMSAT and MCAT must 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.

  Code Description 2024 Entry Requirements Maths Lab Science
Sports &
Performance
MDS8 Health & Performance Science 80% Average in Lise & 5.0GPA in 1st Uni or equivalent D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise
SMS2 Sport & Exercise Management 73% Average in Lise & 5.0GPA in 1st Uni or equivalent D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise
  Code Description 2024 Entry Requirements Maths Lab Science
Veterinary Medicine VTS1  Veterinary Medicine 89% Average in Lise & 5.0GPA in 1st Uni or equivalent D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise Chemistry C1 3rd Level
Applicants must normally have at least 60 hours practical experience relevant to animal handling. This must have been undertaken in the last three years i.e. for entry in 2024, between 1st February 2021 and 5th July 2024, and all details must be submitted by 5th July 2024 to be taken into consideration. This must include experience with at least two of the following four animal categories: Pets, Horses, Farm Animals, Wildlife/Zoos. For full details and to complete your records of experience, please click here for more information.
VTS2 Veterinary Nursing 73% Average in Lise & 5.0GPA in 1st Uni or equivalent D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise D1 3rd Level / 2 Lise
VTS3 Veterinary Medicine (Graduate Entry) The 4 year graduate entry programme is open to applicants who hold or are expected to hold a 4-year Bachelor degree in a biological / biomedical / animal science discipline with a minimum of Second Class Honours (Upper Division) 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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