Entry Requirements

Laos

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General Requirements

Typically, students from Laos require a Bachelor degree prior to studying at UCD.

If this does not apply to you, you will generally be required to complete our International Foundation Year prior to beginning your undergraduate studies.

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

Contact southeastasia@ucd.ie for further information.

English Language Requirements

B in English in degree.

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.

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2020 Entry Requirements

MathsOther Language
Business BSS1 Commerce CGPA 3.0/4.0 in Degree D+ in Degree  
  BSS2 Economics & Finance CGPA 3.5/4.0 in Degree C+ in Degree  
  BSW1 Commerce International CGPA 3.0/4.0 in Degree D+ in Degree

Note: For French language combinations a minimum C+ in Degree in French is required 

             Code     Description

2019 Entry Requirements

MathsOther Language
Law BSJ4 Business & Law CGPA 3.0/4.0 in Degree D+ in Degree  
  LWS2 Law with French CGPA 3.0/4.0 in Degree   B in Degree in French. 
  LWS6 Law CGPA 3.0/4.0 in Degree  

 

  LWW1 Law with Philosophy CGPA 3.0/4.0 in Degree    
  LWW2 Law with History CGPA 3.0/4.0 in Degree     
  LWW3  Law with Politics  CGPA 3.0/4.0 in Degree     
  LWW4 Law with Economics CGPA 3.0/4.0 in Degree D+ in Degree   
   LWW9 Law with Social Justice  CGPA 3.0/4.0 in Degree    
  LWWC  Law with Chinese  CGPA 3.0/4.0 in Degree   Note: No prior knowledge of Mandarin required. Those with prior knowledge of Mandarin are most welcome.

 

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2019 Entry Requirements

MathsOther Language
Arts & Humanities BAU4 BA Modern Languages CGPA 2.7/4.0 in Degree    Note: If you choose to study a language at advanced level during your first year, it is recommended that you have at least an C+ in Degree  in that language, or equivalent. 
  BAU5 BA Arts (2 languages) CGPA 2.0/4/0 in Degree  

Note: For French language combinations a minimum C+ in Degree 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 C+ in Degree or equivalent is required. 

 

  AYS1 Languages, Linguistics and Cultures CGPA 2.0/4/0 in Degree  

 

  AYS2 English, European and World Literatures CGPA 2.0/4/0 in Degree    
  CCS1 Celtic Studies, Art History and History CGPA 2.0/4/0 in Degree    
  CAS1 Classics, Art History and Archaeology CGPA 2.0/4/0 in Degree    
  CAS2 Classics, English and History CGPA 2.0/4/0 in Degree    
   ENS5 English Literature CGPA 2.0/4/0 in Degree    
  ENS6
 
English with Creative Writing CGPA 2.0/4/0 in Degree    
  ENS7 English, Drama and Film CGPA 2.0/4/0 in Degree     
  MCS4  Music, Film and Drama  CGPA 2.0/4/0 in Degree      
  HPS1  History And Politics  CGPA 2.0/4/0 in Degree    
  HSS3  History  CGPA 2.0/4/0 in Degree     

 

           Code        Description

2019 Entry Requirements

Liberal Arts Sciences LBS1 Liberal Arts Sciences CGPA 2.0/4/0 in Degree
              Code     Description

2019 Entry Requirements

MathsOther Language
Social Sciences COS1 Philosophy, Politics & Economics CGPA 2.7/4.0 in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree  
  ECS4 BSc Economics CGPA 2.7/4.0 in Degree C in Degree

 

  EMS1 Economics, Mathematics & Statistics CGPA 2.7/4.0 in Degree

7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree

Note: If you obtain less than C+ in Degree in mathematics, you must pass a “Level 0” UCD mathematics module in semester 1

 

  LSS1 Landscapes & Soceties CGPA 2.7/4.0 in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree  
  PCS2 BSc Psychology CGPA 3.4/4.0 in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree   
  SBU2 BSocSc Social Policy & Sociology CGPA 2.7/4.0 in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree   
  SBU3 BSc Social Science (2 Subjects) CGPA 2.7/4.0 in Degree

7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree

Please Note:

In order to study Mathematics, C+ in Degree in Mathematics is required.

In order to study Economics, 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree 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 C+ in Degree or equivalent or equivalent is required.

 

   SCS1 Computational Social Science CGPA 2.7/4.0 in Degree

7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree

Note: If you obtain less than C+ in Degree in mathematics, you must pass a “Level 0” UCD mathematics module in semester 1

 

 

           Code        Description

2019 Entry Requirements

Maths

Laboratory Science
Engineering NUS1 Engineering Omnibus CGPA 3.0/4.0 in Degree C+ in Degree D+ in Degree

 

              Code     Description

2019 Entry Requirements (Percentage of overall GaoKao score)

Maths
Architecture LDS2 Landscape Architecture CGPA 2.0/4/0 in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree
  RCS1 City Planning & Environmental Policy CGPA 2.0/4/0 in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree
  SSS1 Architecture CGPA 3.0/4.0 in Degree

7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree

 

              Code     Description

2019 Entry Requirements

MathsLaboratory Science
Science BSS3 Actuarial and Financial Studies CGPA 3.2/4.0 in Degree B+ in degree  
  CSSA Computer Science CGPA 2.7/4.0 in Degree D+ in Degree  
  SCU1 Science Omnibus CGPA 2.7/4.0 in Degree

D+ in Degree

D+ in Degree

 

              Code     Description

2019 Entry Requirements

MathsLaboratory Science
Agricultural Science ANS1 Animal Science CGPA 2.5/4/0 in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree
  CPS1 Animal& Crop Production CGPA 2.5/4/0 in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree  
  DBS1 Dairy Business CGPA 2.5/4/0 in Degree

7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree

7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree

  EQS1 Animal Science - Equine CGPA 2.5/4/0 in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree
  ESS1  AgriEnvironmental Science   CGPA 2.5/4/0 in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree
  FAS1  Food and Agribusiness Management  CGPA 2.5/4/0 in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree
  FAW1  Food Business with Chinese Studies  CGPA 2.5/4/0 in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree
  FOS1 Forestry CGPA 2.5/4/0 in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree
  FSS2  Food Science  CGPA 2.7/4.0 in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree
  HLS1 Horticulture, Landscape & Sportsturf Management CGPA 2.5/4/0 in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree
  HMS1 Human Nutrition  CGPA 3.4/4.0 in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree
  UAS1 Agricultural Science - Omnibus CGPA 2.5/4/0 in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree

 

              Code     Description

2019 Entry Requirements

MathsLaboratory Science
Health Science BHS1 Biomedical, Health & Life Science CGPA 3.4/4.0 in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree 
  MDS2 Medicine  CGPA 3.5/4.0 in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree
  MDS4 Radiography CGPA 3.2/4.0 in Degree

7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree

7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree

  MDS5 Physiotherapy CGPA 3.5/4.0 in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree
  MDS9 Medicine (Graduate Entry)

The 4-year graduate entry programme is open to applicants who hold or are expected to hold an Upper Second Class Honours degree in any discipline with a CGPA of 3.0/4.0 or above, or equivalent. Additionally, all applicants are required to submit a current GAMSAT or MCAT score [as an indication, minimum scores for entry in September 2018 were 59 for the GAMSAT and 505 for the MCAT. Although only graduates are eligible to apply for this programme, the graduate Medicine degree is equivalent in standard to the undergraduate Medicine degree.


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 coucnil 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

2019 Entry Requirements

MathsLaboratory Science
Sports and Performance MDS8 Health & Performance Science CGPA 3.2/4.0 in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree
  SMS2 Sport & Exercise Management CGPA 3.0/4.0 in Degree

7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree

 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree

 

              Code     Description

2019 Entry Requirements

MathsLaboratory Science
Veterinary Medicine VTS1 Veterinary Medicine CGPA 3.5/4.0 in Degree 7 in Upper Secondary School Diploma or D in Degree

Chemistry C in Degree

  VTS3 Veterinary Medicine (Grad Entry)

The 4 year graduate entry programme is open to applicants who hold or are expected to hold an honours degree in a biological / biomedical / animal science discipline with a CGPA of 3.0/4.0 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.

   

 

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