Entry Requirements

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General Requirements

Baccalauréat
Award of Baccalauréat with minimum 10/20

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.

Contact internationaladmissions@ucd.ie for further information

English Language Requirements

Minimum of 16/20 in Baccalauréat

Alternatively, 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 18/20 average 14/20  
BSS2 Economics & Finance 1st Year of University required.
Alternatively, A levels or IB Diploma will be considered.
16/20  
BSW1 Commerce International 18/20 average 14/20 Note: For French language combinations a minimum of 16/20 in French is required.
B722 BSc Business 18/20 average 14/20  
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsOther Language
Law BSJ4 Business & Law 18/20 average 14/20  
LWS2 Law with French 18/20 average   17/20 in French 
LWS6 Law 18/20 average    
LWW1 Law with Philosophy 18/20 average    
LWW2 Law with History 18/20 average    
LWW3  Law with Politics  18/20 average    
LWW4 Law with Economics 18/20 average 14/20  
 LWW9 Law with Social Justice  18/20 average    
LWWC  Law with Chinese  18/20 average   Note: No prior knowledge of Mandarin required. Those with prior knowledge of Mandarin are most welcome.
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsOther Language
Arts & Humanities BAU4 BA Modern Languages 16/20 average Note: If you choose to study a language at advanced level during your first year, it is recommended that you have at least a grade of 16/20 in that language, or equivalent.
BAU5 BA Arts (2 subjects) 12/20 average Note: For French language combinations a minimum of 16/20 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 16/20, or equivalent, is required.
AYS1 Languages, Linguistics and Cultures 12/20 average  
AYS2 English, European and World Literatures 12/20 average  
CCS1 Celtic Studies, Art History and History 12/20 average  
CAS1 Classics, Art History and Archaeology 12/20 average  
CAS2 Classics, English and History 12/20 average  
ENS5 English Literature 12/20 average  
ENS6 English with Creative Writing 12/20 average  
ENS7 English, Drama and Film 12/20 average  
MCS4 Music, Film and Drama 12/20 average  
HPS1 History And Politics 12/20 average  
HSS3 History 12/20 average  
 CodeDescription2020 Entry Requirements
Liberal Arts &
Sciences
LBS1 Liberal Arts and Sciences 12/20 average
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMaths
Sustainability STS1 BSc Sustainability 14/20 average 10/20
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsOther Language
Social
Sciences
COS1 Philosophy, Politics & Economics 16/20 average 10/20  
ECS4 BSc Economics 16/20 average 16/20  
EMS1 Economics, Mathematics & Statistics 16/20 average 10/20

Note: If you obtain less than 16/20 in Mathematics, you must pass a "Level 0" UCD mathematics module in semester 1
 
LSS1 Archaeology, Geography & History 16/20 average 10/20  
PCS2 BSc Psychology 20/20 average 10/20  
SBU2 BSocSc Social Policy & Sociology 16/20 average 10/20  
SBU3 BSc Social Science (2 Subjects) 16/20 average In order to study Mathematics, 16/20 in Mathematics is required.

In order to study Economics, 10/20 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 16/20 or equivalent is required.
 SCS1 Computational Social Science 16/20 average 10/20

Note: If you obtain less than 16/20 in Mathematics, you must pass a "Level 0" UCD mathematics module in semester 1.
 
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Engineering NUS1 Engineering Omnibus 18/20 average 16/20 14/20
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMaths
Architecture   LDS2 Landscape Architecture 14/20 average 10/20
RCS1 City Planning &Environmental Policy 14/20 average 10/20
SSS1 Architecture 18/20 average 10/20
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Science   BSS3 Actuarial and Financial Studies 19.2/20 average 18/20  
CSSA Computer Science 16/20 average 14/20  
SCU1 Science Omnibus 16/20 average 14/20 14/20
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Agricultural
Science
ANS1 Animal Science 15/20 average 10/20 10/20
CPS1 Animal & Crop Production 15/20 average 10/20 10/20
DBS1 Dairy Business 15/20 average 10/20 10/20
EQS1 Animal Science - Equine 15/20 average 10/20 10/20
ESS1 AgriEnvironmental Science 15/20 average 10/20 10/20
FAS1 Food and Agribusiness
Management
15/20 average 10/20 10/20
FAW1 Food Business with Chinese
Studies
15/20 average 10/20 10/20
FOS1 Forestry 15/20 average 10/20 10/20
FSS2 Food Science 15/20 average 10/20 10/20
HLS1 Horticulture, Landscape &
Sportsturf Management
15/20 average 10/20 10/20
HMS1 Human Nutrition  20/20 average 10/20 10/20
UAS1 Agricultural Science - Omnibus
(You can decide on your area of
study during first year).
15/20 average 10/20 10/20
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Health Science BHS1 Biomedical, Health & Life Sciences 20/20 average 10/20 10/20
MDS2 Medicine  1st Year of University required.
Alternatively, A levels or IB Diploma will be considered.
10/20 10/20
MDS4 Radiography 19.2/20 average 10/20 10/20
MDS5 Physiotherapy 1st Year of University required.
Alternatively, A levels or IB Diploma will be considered.
10/20 10/20
MDSJ Diagnostic Radiography
(Graduate Entry)

The 2.5-year graduate entry programme is open to applicants who hold a Master degree or equivalent qualificatione (NFQ Level 8) with a minimum CGPA of 12/20 and above, or equivalent. 

10/20
MDS9 Medicine (Graduate Entry)

The 4-year graduate entry programme is open to applicants who hold or are expected to hold a Master degree or equivalent qualification(NFQ Level 8) in any discipline with a minimum CGPA of 14/20 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 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.

 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Sports &
Performance
MDS8 Health & Performance Science 19.2/20 average 10/20 10/20
SMS2 Sport & Exercise Management 18/20 average 10/20 10/20
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Veterinary Medicine VTS1  Veterinary Medicine 1st Year of University required.
Alternatively, A levels or IB Diploma will be considered.
10/20 Chemistry 15/20
VTS2 Veterinary Nursing 18/20 average 10/20 10/20
VTS3 Veterinary Medicine (Graduate Entry) The 4 year graduate entry programme is open to applicants who hold or are expected to hold a Master degree (or equivalent qualification)in a biological / biomedical / animal science discipline with a minimum CGPA of 14/20 and 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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