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Am I eligible?

You must hold an Ordinary Bachelor Degree (level 7 NFQ) in a relevant discipline, from an Institute of Technology/Technological University in Ireland, with an overall award classification of Merit or Distinction to apply for progression to stage 2 Engineering (DN150).


How many places are there?

There are usually about 3 places for transfer applicants. Availability of places is subject to capacity in stage 2 majors.


How will I be assessed?

If there are more applicants than places, admission will be competitive based on your academic performance in your Ordinary Bachelor degree.


How do I apply?

Applying using the link beside DN150 Engineering on the list of  Indicative Places.

After the closing date, all complete submitted applications will be screened by Admissions. Applications which meet the minimum requirements (as outlined above in the "Am I Eligible?" section) will be sent to the College/School Offices for consideration by the relevant Programme Board. Incomplete applications or applications that do not meet the minimum requirements cannot be considered.

In 2023, we expect that the application decisions will be available to applicants in the first two weeks of August. Admissions will contact applicants by email with the outcome of their application(s).

Application Dates

Subject to availability of places, applications will open on Wednesday, 17 April 2024. The closing date is Wednesday, 12 June 2024. Incomplete applications will not be considered - your application, including application fee, must be submitted by the closing date.

Internal and readmission applicants do not need to provide their examination results, because these can be accessed by Admissions internally.

Note for external applicants: If your results will not be available by 12 June 2024, you must provide your results release date in the application form. You may provide your transcript of results up to close of business on Friday, 28 June 2024. All other items must be provided by the closing date (12 June 2024). Applications with results provided after 28 June 2024 can only be considered if places remain following initial offers.

Subject to availability of places after initial offers, late applications may be considered in August 2024. Please note that registration typically starts from mid-August so any successful late applicants are likely to be late joining registration processes.

If you are considering applying for a transfer, please check the fees implications at www.ucd.ie/fees.

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

All offers of a place are subject toUCD's Terms and Conditions of Offer. In line with the(opens in a new window)Admissions Policy, offers for taught programmes will not be made after the third week of a trimester. Deferral or Leave of Absence is not permissible for the trimester following acceptance of a transfer/re-admission offer.

In some cases, students may wish to apply for Recognition of Prior Learning in addition to that granted by the transfer process (see Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) policy).

All students must comply with the regulations of the University.

The above is summary information only. Full regulations are included in the (opens in a new window)Transfer Policy.

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