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Entry Requirements

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General Requirements

Diplomë për Kryerjen e Shkollës së Mesme të Lartë (Diploma for High School Graduation)
Award of Diplomë with at least 2 subjects at Grade 4

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

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 4.5 average 3  
BSS2 Economics & Finance Foundation Year or 1st Year of University required.
Alternatively, A levels or IB Diploma will be considered.
4  
BSW1 Commerce International 4.5 average 3 Note: For French language combinations a minimum of 4 in French is required.
B722 BSc Business 4.5 average 3  
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsOther Language
Law BSJ4 Business & Law 4.5 average 3  
LWS2 Law with French 4.5 average   4 in French 
LWS6 Law 4.5 average    
LWW1 Law with Philosophy 4.5 average    
LWW2 Law with History 4.5 average    
LWW3  Law with Politics  4.5 average    
LWW4 Law with Economics 4.5 average 3  
 LWW9 Law with Social Justice  4.5 average    
LWWC  Law with Chinese  4.5 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 4.0 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 4 in that language, or equivalent.
BAU5 BA Arts (2 subjects) 3.0 average Note: For French language combinations a minimum of 4 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 4, or equivalent, is required.
AYS1 Languages, Linguistics and Cultures 3.0 average  
AYS2 English, European and World Literatures 3.0 average  
CCS1 Celtic Studies, Art History and History 3.0 average  
CAS1 Classics, Art History and Archaeology 3.0 average  
CAS2 Classics, English and History 3.0 average  
ENS5 English Literature 3.0 average  
ENS6 English with Creative Writing 3.0 average  
ENS7 English, Drama and Film 3.0 average  
MCS4 Music, Film and Drama 3.0 average  
HPS1 History And Politics 3.0 average  
HSS3 History 3.0 average  
 CodeDescription2020 Entry Requirements
Liberal Arts &
Sciences
LBS1 Liberal Arts and Sciences 3.0 average
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMaths
Sustainability STS1 BSc Sustainability 3.5 average 2
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsOther Language
Social
Sciences
COS1 Philosophy, Politics & Economics 4.0 average 2  
ECS4 BSc Economics 4.0 average 4  
EMS1 Economics, Mathematics & Statistics 4.0 average 2

Note: If you obtain less than 4 in Mathematics, you must pass a "Level 0" UCD mathematics module in semester 1
 
LSS1 Archaeology, Geography & History 4.0 average 2  
PCS2 BSc Psychology 5.0 average 2  
SBU2 BSocSc Social Policy & Sociology 4.0 average 2  
SBU3 BSc Social Science (2 Subjects) 4.0 average In order to study Mathematics, 4 in Mathematics is required.

In order to study Economics, 2 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 4 or equivalent is required.
 SCS1 Computational Social Science 4.0 average 2

Note: If you obtain less than 4 in Mathematics, you must pass a "Level 0" UCD mathematics module in semester 1.
 
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Engineering NUS1 Engineering Omnibus 4.5 average 4 3
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMaths
Architecture   LDS2 Landscape Architecture 3.5 average 2
RCS1 City Planning &Environmental Policy 3.5 average 2
SSS1 Architecture 4.5 average 2
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Science   BSS3 Actuarial and Financial Studies 4.8 average 5  
CSSA Computer Science 4.0 average 3  
SCU1 Science Omnibus 4.0 average 3 3
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Agricultural
Science
ANS1 Animal Science 3.8 average 2 2
CPS1 Animal & Crop Production 3.8 average 2 2
DBS1 Dairy Business 3.8 average 2 2
EQS1 Animal Science - Equine 3.8 average 2 2
ESS1 AgriEnvironmental Science 3.8 average 2 2
FAS1 Food and Agribusiness
Management
3.8 average 2 2
FAW1 Food Business with Chinese
Studies
3.8 average 2 2
FOS1 Forestry 3.8 average 2 2
FSS2 Food Science 3.8 average 2 2
HLS1 Horticulture, Landscape &
Sportsturf Management
3.8 average 2 2
HMS1 Human Nutrition  5.0 average 2 2
UAS1 Agricultural Science - Omnibus
(You can decide on your area of
study during first year).
3.8 average 2 2
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Health Science BHS1 Biomedical, Health & Life Sciences 5.0 average 2 2
MDS2 Medicine  Foundation Year or 1st Year of University required.
Alternatively, A levels or IB Diploma will be considered.
2 2
MDS4 Radiography 4.8 average 2 2
MDS5 Physiotherapy Foundation Year or 1st Year of University required.
Alternatively, A levels or IB Diploma will be considered.
2 2
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 CGPA of 8.0/10 and above, or equivalent. 

2
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 CGPA of 9.0/10 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 4.8 average 2 2
SMS2 Sport & Exercise Management 4.5 average 2 2
 CodeDescription2020 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Veterinary Medicine VTS1  Veterinary Medicine Foundation Year or 1st Year of University required.
Alternatively, A levels or IB Diploma will be considered.
2 Chemistry 3
VTS2 Veterinary Nursing 4.5 average 2 2
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 CGPA of 9.0/10 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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