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Entry Requirements

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General Requirements

Award of Diploma o polo┼żenom maturskom ispitu (RS) / Diploma o završenoj srednjoj školi (FiBH) (Secondary School Leaving Diploma)
At least 2 subjects at 4 or better

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

Cambridge A Level 
- International Baccalaureate Diploma
- US Curriculum

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

Please contact us for further information

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 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.

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

  Code Description 2024 Entry Requirements Maths Other Language
Business   BSS1 Commerce 3.8 average 3.0 average  
BSS2 Economics & Finance 4.4 average 4.0 average  
BSW1 Commerce International 3.8 average 3.0 average If choosing a language at Beginners Level, 2.0 average in Other Language is required. If at Advanced Level, a 4.0 average in that language is required. French is only available at Advanced Level.
B722 BSc Business 3.8 average 3.0 average  

 

  Code Description 2024 Entry Requirements Maths Other Language
Law BSJ4 Business & Law 3.8 average 3.0 average  
LWS2 Law with French 3.8 average   4.0 average in French 
LWS6 Law 3.8 average    
LWW1 Law with Philosophy 3.8 average    
LWW2 Law with History 3.8 average    
LWW3  Law with Politics  3.8 average    
LWW4 Law with Economics 3.8 average 3.0 average  
 LWW9 Law with Social Justice  3.8 average    
LWWC  Law with Chinese  3.8 average    
LWWD  Criminology with Psychology  3.8 average    

 

  Code Description 2024 Entry Requirements Other Language
Arts & Humanities BAU4 BA Modern Languages 3.4 average
At least one Advanced Level language must be selected, 4.0 average in that language required. If studying two at Advanced Level, 4.0 average required in both.
BAU5 BA Arts (2 subjects) 2.5 average

If choosing a language at Beginners Level, 2.0 average in Other Language is required. If at Advanced Level, a 4.0 average in that language is required. French is only available at Advanced Level.


For Mathematics subject combinations, we strongly recommend that you also have at least a 4.0 average in Mathematics.

AYS1 Languages, Linguistics and Cultures 2.5 average If choosing a language at Beginners Level, 2.0 average in Other Language is required. If at Advanced Level, a 4.0 average in that language is required. French is only available at Advanced Level.
CCS2 Creative &Cultural Industries  2.5 average  
CAS1 Classics, Art History and Archaeology 2.5 average  
CAS2 Classics, English and History 2.5 average  
ENS5 English Literature 2.5 average  
ENS6 English with Creative Writing 2.5 average  
ENS7 English, Drama and Film 2.5 average  
HPS1 History And Politics 2.5 average  
HSS3 History 2.5 average  
HSS5 Global Studies 2.5 average If choosing a language at Beginners Level, 2.0 average in Other Language is required. If at Advanced Level, a 4.0 average in that language is required. French is only available at Advanced Level.
HSS6 European Studies 2.5 average If choosing a language at Beginners Level, 2.0 average in Other Language is required. If at Advanced Level, a 4.0 average in that language is required. French is only available at Advanced Level.
ISS1 Irish Studies 2.5 average  
MCS4 Music, Film and Drama 2.5 average  

 

  Code Description 2024 Entry Requirements
Liberal Arts &
Sciences
LBS1 Liberal Arts and Sciences 2.5 average

 

  Code Description 2024 Entry Requirements Maths
Sustainability STS1 BSc Sustainability 3.4 average 2.0 average

 

  Code Description 2024 Entry Requirements Maths Other Language
Social
Sciences
COS1 Philosophy, Politics & Economics 3.4 average 2.0 average
If you obtain less than 2.0 average in Mathematics, you must pass a "Level 0" UCD Mathematics module before taking Introduction to Quantitative Economics
 
ECS4 BSc Economics 3.4 average 3.0 average  
EMS1 Economics, Mathematics & Statistics 3.4 average 2.0 average

Note: In order to study this degree, we strongly recommend that you also have at least a 4.0 average in Mathematics.
 
LSS2 Archaeology, Geography & History 3.4 average 2.0 average  
PCS2 BSc Psychology 4.2 average 2.0 average  
SBU2 BSocSc Social Policy & Sociology 3.4 average 2.0 average  
SBU3 BSc Social Science (2 Subjects) 3.4 average In order to study Mathematics, 4.0 average is required.

In order to study Economics, if you obtain less than 2.0 average 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 4.0 average or equivalent is required.
 SCS1 Computational Social Science 3.4 average 2.0 average

Note: In order to study this degree, we strongly recommend that you also have at least a 4.0 average in Mathematics.
 

 

  Code Description 2024 Entry Requirements Maths Lab Science
Engineering NUS1 Engineering Omnibus 3.8 average

4.0 average

Pilot for 2024/25

Ecctis OMPT-D: 55%

3.0 average

 

  Code Description 2024 Entry Requirements Maths
Architecture   LDS2 Landscape Architecture 3 average 2.0 average
RCS3 City Planning &Environmental Policy 3 average 2.0 average
ATS4 Architecture 3.8 average 2.0 average

 

  Code Description 2024 Entry Requirements Maths Lab Science
Science,
Computer Science
&
Actuarial Science
  
BSS3 Actuarial and Financial Studies 4.4 average 5.0 average  
CSSA Computer Science 3.8 average 3.0 average  
Science programmes, including:
SCU1 Science - Explore Multiple Streams 3.8 average 3.0 average 3.0 average
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 3.2 average 2.0 average 2.0 average
CPS1 Animal & Crop Production 3.2 average 2.0 average 2.0 average
CPS3 Crop Science 3.2 average 2.0 average 2.0 average
DBS1 Dairy Business 3.2 average 2.0 average 2.0 average
EQS1 Animal Science - Equine 3.2 average 2.0 average 2.0 average
ESS1 AgriEnvironmental Science 3.2 average 2.0 average 2.0 average
ETS2 Agricultural Systems & Technology 3.2 average 2.0 average 2.0 average
FAS1 Food and Agribusiness
Management
3.2 average 2.0 average 2.0 average
FAW1 Food Business with Chinese
Studies
3.2 average 2.0 average 2.0 average
FOS1 Forestry 3.2 average 2.0 average 2.0 average
FSS2 Food Science 3.4 average 2.0 average 2.0 average
FSS6 Sustainable Food Systems 3.4 average 2.0 average 2.0 average
HLS6 Horticulture 3.2 average 2.0 average 2.0 average
HMS1 Human Nutrition  4.2 average 2.0 average 2.0 average
UAS1 Agricultural Science - Omnibus
(You can decide on your area of
study during first year).
3.2 average 2.0 average 2.0 average
  Code Description 2024 Entry Requirements Maths Lab Science
Health Science BHS1 Biomedical, Health & Life Sciences 4.2 average 2.0 average 2.0 average
MDS2 Medicine  4.3 average
+ Interview
Successful applicants often present with a stronger academic background
2.0 average 2.0 average
MDS4 Radiography 4.0 average 2.0 average 2.0 average
MDS5 Physiotherapy 4.4 average 2.0 average 2.0 average
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. 

2.0 average
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: must have been taken within two years from 01 September prior to the start of programme (i.e. for admission in September 2024, the earliest acceptable test date would be 01 September 2022). MCAT: must have been taken within two years from 01 August prior to the start of programme (i.e. for admission in September 2024, the earliest acceptable test date would be 01 August 2022).

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 4.0 average 2.0 average 2.0 average
SMS2 Sport & Exercise Management 3.8 average 2.0 average 2.0 average
  Code Description 2023 Entry Requirements Maths Lab Science
Veterinary Medicine VTS1  Veterinary Medicine 4.4 average 2.0 average Chemistry 3.0 average
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 3.8 average 2.0 average 2.0 average
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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