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International Science Study Abroad Students

The UCD Science Study Abroad programme offers international science undergraduate students the opportunity to spend a trimester or academic year at University College Dublin.

Why Study Abroad at UCD Science?


UCD Science has the largest Science programme in Ireland delivered by lecturers at the forefront of both teaching and research. Students have the opportunity to choose their area of study across the disciplines of biological, biomedical, chemical, geological, physical, mathematical and computer science.

Curriculum Mapping

UCD Science are happy to work with partner institutions on mapping curriculum to ensure that students can meet their academic requirements of their home institution while enjoying their Study Abroad experience.

Science Research Module

UCD Science Study Abroad students have the opportunity to become active members of a research group in University College Dublin.

Pre-Medical Pathway

The UCD Science Study Abroad programme caters for students on a pre-medical track. During their study abroad experience, pre-med students can continue to prepare for graduate school admission in the health profession fields, with relevant course choices available from the UCD Science programme, in addition to selected classes from the UCD School of Medicine & Medical Science.

Peer Mentors

UCD Science Study Abroad students will be linked to a peer mentor who is a second or third year UCD Student. The peer mentors are UCD students who have often spent a semester or year studying abroad and are familiar with the students' experience.

World-Class Facilities

The new UCD O’Brien Centre for Science is the largest capital investment in Science in the history of the Irish State. The Centre has upgraded lecture theatres, classrooms and newly designed laboratories for groups of 25 students, ensuring that students get individual attention in modern, state-of-the-art facilities.

UCD College of Science

Room E1.09/E2.09 UCD O'Brien Centre for Science, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
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