Entry Requirements


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General Requirements

Certificate of Complete Secondary Education
+ Year 1 of degree with 6 recognised subjects between degree and CSSE
Or UCD International Foundation Year

If you have completed international school exams (such as Cambridge A Levels or the International Baccalaureate Diploma) or have completed one year of university studies, you may be eligible for direct entry to UCD.

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

Contact eastasia@ucd.ie for further information.

English Language Requirements

C in degree

For additional information, 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).