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Undergraduate Orientation

Orientation information for undergraduate students 

The UCD Science Office welcomes our new Science, Sustainability, Computer Science, and Actuarial & Financial Studies undergraduate students for the academic year 2022/2023. Please visit the New Students Website for information on life in UCD. If you are unfamiliar with certain phrases, read our Jargon Buster for descriptions of commonly used terms in UCD. Don’t hesitate to contact us – we’re here to help. If you have any questions, please use our Ask Science Page.

Welcome to UCD Science from Professor Jeremy Simpson, Dean of Science

UCD Science Orientation Information

We recommend downloading the UCD Science - Stage 1 Guide 2022-2023 (pdf) and have it with you during Orientation. These videos will help you prepare for Orientation. 

DN200 Science Orientation & Course Structure - Introduction by Associate Dean, Associate Professor Tara McMorrow

Biological, Biomedical, Biomolecular Sciences (BBB)

Chemistry and Chemical Sciences (CCS)

Mathematical, Physical and Geological Sciences (MPG)

In addition to the videos above, the following documents contain important information for all Science students:

Computer Science Orientation Information

We recommend downloading the UCD Science Student Handbook 2022/23 (PDF). 

Actuarial & Financial Studies


We recommend downloading the BSc Sustainability Stage 1 Guide (pdf) to have it open during the live Orientation session. 

Don’t hesitate to contact us – we’re here to help. Use our Ask Science Page should you have any queries.

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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