Courses Requiring Vetting

Course TitleCode
Undergraduate Diplomas  
Diploma in Drugs Counselling Theory and Intervention Skills W286
Diploma in Emergency Medical Science X485 carried out by the HSE
Undergraduate Degrees  
DN200 Mathematics and Science Education MATH 10410
DN262 Human Nutrition HMS1
DN400 Medicine MDS2
DN401 Medicine Graduate Entry MDS9
DN410 Radiography MDS4
DN411 Radiography Graduate Entry MDSJ
DN420 Physiotherapy MDS5
DN430 Sports and Exercise Management SMS2
DN450 General Nursing NSS1
DN451 Children's and General Nursing NSS3
DN452 Midwifery NSS4
DN453 Mental Health Nursing NSS8 - previously NSS2
DN600 Law - Human Rights Education Module Law 37410
Mathematics University Ambassadors Scheme MST 30060
Graduate Certificates  
Critical Care Nursing (Intensive Care) X685 
Critical Care Nursing (Cardiovascular) X782
Professional Certificates  
Graduate Diplomas  
Dermatology Nursing X897
Public Health Nursing X035
Critical Care Nursing (Children) X617 FT X748 PT
Palliative Care X791 FT X792 PT
Peri-Operative Nursing X551 FT X750 PT
Radiology X538 FT
Cancer Nursing: Breast: Adult: Children: Colorectal X546 FT X747 PT
Chronic Illness Management (Nursing) X808 FT X809 PT
Critical Care Nursing (Cardiovascular) X552 FT X744 PT
Critical Care Nursing (Intensive Care) X547 FT X745 PT
Diabetes Nursing X548 FT X749 PT
Emergency Medical Science - Advanced Paramedic X488 
Emergency Nursing: Adult X616 FT X751 PT
Emergency Nursing: Children X615 FT X752 PT 
Inclusive and Special Education W424
Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy X317
Master's Degrees  
MSc Children and Youth Studies module EDUC43260 Internship depending on placement
MSc Clinical and Diagnostic Biochemistry X874
MA Education module EDUC43260 Internship depending on placement
MA Educational Psychology W094
MSocSc Social Work W174 full time, W175 part time
MSc in Child Art Psychotherapy X348 subject to approval
MSc in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics X723/X820
MSc in Digital Investigation and Forensic Computing F020 full time, F021 part time
MSc in Emergency Medical Science Advanced Paramedic X490 carried out at Graduate Diploma
MSc in Emergency Medical Science Immediate Care X425
MSc Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy X318
MSc Physiotherapy pre-registration X543
MSc Primary Care (Mental Healthcare) X921
MSc Primary Care (Orthopaedics & Musculoskeletal Medicine) X875
MSc Systemic Psychotherapy X437
Professional Masters  
Professional Masters in Education W327
Professional Masters in Physiotherapy X784
Professional Masters in Social Work W426
PhD in Clinical Psychology W324
DPsychSc Clinical Psychology W084
Professional PhD  
Professional Doctorate in Educational Psychology W334 full time, W335 part time subject to approval
Vetting is also required for UCD Volunteers Overseas  

Full regulations are included in the Garda Vetting Policy.
See also are Relevant Offence Risk Assessment Policy which may apply even if you are not in a programme which requires vetting.

All offers of a place are subject to UCD's Terms and Conditions of Offer.
All students must comply with the general regulations of the university.

Please see also UCD's Fitness to Practise Policy and


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Note some courses also require Health Screening.