Progression from Higher Certificate or Ordinary Degree

It is possible to apply for admission to certain linked degree courses in UCD, on the basis of a Level 6 Higher Certificate or Level 7 Ordinary Degree, through specific progression routes from Irish Institutes of Technologyswith at least Merit award.

Applications are considered for Stage 2 or 3 depending on awards presented but in some cases applicants are considered for Stage 1.

There are progression routes available to the following courses only:

If you are considering a transfer please check the fees implications at

Some programmes will not normally consider applicants who have been unsuccessful in a similar programme - full details are on the 
restrictions page.

The above is summary information only. Full regulations are included in the Transfer Policy

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. An applicant who accepts a transfer place ceases to be a student of the previous programme (this includes acceptance via CAO).