Entry Requirements

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General Requirements

Award of Diplomă de Bacalaureat (Baccalaureate Diploma)

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.

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 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.

 CodeDescription2022 Entry RequirementsMathsOther Language
Business   BSS1 Commerce 8.1 average 8 in Baccalaureat  
BSS2 Economics & Finance 10.0 average 6 in 1st Yr University  
BSW1 Commerce International 8.1 average 8 in Baccalaureat Note: For French language combinations a minimum of 6 in 1st Yr University in French is required.
B722 BSc Business 8.1 average 8 in Baccalaureat  
 CodeDescription2022 Entry RequirementsMathsOther Language
Law BSJ4 Business & Law 8.1 average 8 in Baccalaureat  
LWS2 Law with French 8.1 average   7 in 1st Yr University in French 
LWS6 Law 8.1 average    
LWW1 Law with Philosophy 8.1 average    
LWW2 Law with History 8.1 average    
LWW3  Law with Politics  8.1 average    
LWW4 Law with Economics 8.1 average 8 in Baccalaureat  
 LWW9 Law with Social Justice  8.1 average    
LWWC  Law with Chinese  8.1 average   Note: No prior knowledge of Mandarin required. Those with prior knowledge of Mandarin are most welcome.
 CodeDescription2022 Entry RequirementsOther Language
Arts & Humanities BAU4 BA Modern Languages 7.3 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 6 in 1st Yr University in that language, or equivalent.

Advanced Level: French German Italian Spanish. 

Beginner Level: German Itaian Spanish 

BAU5 BA Arts (2 subjects) 5.8 average

Note: For French language combinations a minimum of 6 in 1st Yr University in French is required. 
For Mathematics & Statistics subject combinations, a minimum of 6 in 1st Yr University in Mathematics 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 6 in 1st Yr University, or equivalent, is required.

AYS1 Languages, Linguistics and Cultures 5.8 average  
CCS2 Creative &Cultural Industries  5.8 average  
CAS1 Classics, Art History and Archaeology 5.8 average  
CAS2 Classics, English and History 5.8 average  
ENS5 English Literature 5.8 average  
ENS6 English with Creative Writing 5.8 average  
ENS7 English, Drama and Film 5.8 average  
HPS1 History And Politics 5.8 average  
HSS3 History 5.8 average  
HSS5 Global Studies 5.8 average  
HSS6 European Studies 5.8 average  
ISS1 Irish Studies 5.8 average  
MCS4 Music, Film and Drama 5.8 average  
 CodeDescription2022 Entry Requirements
Liberal Arts &
Sciences
LBS1 Liberal Arts and Sciences 5.8 average
 CodeDescription2022 Entry RequirementsMaths
Sustainability STS1 BSc Sustainability 7.3 average 5 in Baccalaureat
 CodeDescription2022 Entry RequirementsMathsOther Language
Social
Sciences
COS1 Philosophy, Politics & Economics 7.3 average 5 in Baccalaureat  
ECS4 BSc Economics 7.3 average 9 in Baccalaureat  
EMS1 Economics, Mathematics & Statistics 7.3 average 5 in Baccalaureat

Note: If you obtain less than 6 in 1st Yr University in Mathematics, you must pass a "Level 0" UCD mathematics module in semester 1
 
LSS2 Archaeology, Geography & History 7.3 average 5 in Baccalaureat  
PCS2 BSc Psychology 9.2 average 5 in Baccalaureat  
SBU2 BSocSc Social Policy & Sociology 7.3 average 5 in Baccalaureat  
SBU3 BSc Social Science (2 Subjects) 7.3 average In order to study Mathematics, 6 in 1st Yr University in Mathematics is required.

In order to study Economics, 5 in Baccalaureat 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 6 in 1st Yr University or equivalent is required.
 SCS1 Computational Social Science 7.3 average 5 in Baccalaureat

Note: If you obtain less than 6 in 1st Yr University in Mathematics, you must pass a "Level 0" UCD mathematics module in semester 1.
 
 CodeDescription2022 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Engineering NUS1 Engineering Omnibus 8.1 average 6 in 1st Yr University 8 in Baccalaureat
 CodeDescription2022 Entry RequirementsMaths
Architecture   LDS2 Landscape Architecture 6.5 average 5 in Baccalaureat
RCS1 City Planning &Environmental Policy 6.5 average 5 in Baccalaureat
ATS4 Architecture 8.1 average 5 in Baccalaureat
 CodeDescription2022 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Science   BSS3 Actuarial and Financial Studies 8.7 average 8 in 1st Yr University  
CSSA Computer Science 7.3 average 8 in Baccalaureat  
SCU1 Science Omnibus 7.3 average 8 in Baccalaureat 8 in Baccalaureat
 CodeDescription2022 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Agricultural
Science
ANS1 Animal Science 6.9 average 5 in Baccalaureat 5 in Baccalaureat
CPS1 Animal & Crop Production 6.9 average 5 in Baccalaureat 5 in Baccalaureat
CPS3 Crop Science 6.9 average 5 in Baccalaureat 5 in Baccalaureat
DBS1 Dairy Business 6.9 average 5 in Baccalaureat 5 in Baccalaureat
EQS1 Animal Science - Equine 6.9 average 5 in Baccalaureat 5 in Baccalaureat
ESS1 AgriEnvironmental Science 6.9 average 5 in Baccalaureat 5 in Baccalaureat
ETS2 Agricultural Systems & Technology 6.9 average 5 in Baccalaureat 5 in Baccalaureat
FAS1 Food and Agribusiness
Management
6.9 average 5 in Baccalaureat 5 in Baccalaureat
FAW1 Food Business with Chinese
Studies
6.9 average 5 in Baccalaureat 5 in Baccalaureat
FOS1 Forestry 6.9 average 5 in Baccalaureat 5 in Baccalaureat
FSS2 Food Science 7.3 average 5 in Baccalaureat 5 in Baccalaureat
HLS6 Horticulture 6.9 average 5 in Baccalaureat 5 in Baccalaureat
HMS1 Human Nutrition  9.2 average 5 in Baccalaureat 5 in Baccalaureat
UAS1 Agricultural Science - Omnibus
(You can decide on your area of
study during first year).
6.9 average 5 in Baccalaureat 5 in Baccalaureat
 CodeDescription2022 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Health Science BHS1 Biomedical, Health & Life Sciences 9.2 average 5 in Baccalaureat 5 in Baccalaureat
MDS2 Medicine  8.4 average
+ Interview
Successful applicants often present with a stronger academic background
5 in Baccalaureat 5 in Baccalaureat
MDS4 Radiography 8.7 average 5 in Baccalaureat 5 in Baccalaureat
MDS5 Physiotherapy 10.0 average 5 in Baccalaureat 5 in Baccalaureat
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. 

5 in Baccalaureat
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 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.

 CodeDescription2022 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Sports &
Performance
MDS8 Health & Performance Science 8.7 average 5 in Baccalaureat 5 in Baccalaureat
SMS2 Sport & Exercise Management 8.1 average 5 in Baccalaureat 5 in Baccalaureat
 CodeDescription2022 Entry RequirementsMathsLab Science
Veterinary Medicine VTS1  Veterinary Medicine 10.0 average 5 in Baccalaureat Chemistry 9 in Baccalaureat
VTS2 Veterinary Nursing 8.1 average 5 in Baccalaureat 5 in Baccalaureat
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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