Summer School

This Summer, the UCD School of Veterinary Medicine is hosting a Summer School for students sitting the Leaving Certificate or A level examinations in 2020 who are considering Veterinary Medicine as a career.  This programme is not open to students who have completed their secondary/high school education.

This is a one week, non-residential course that will cover all major aspects of a career in Veterinary Medicine. The aim of the programme is to give students a taste of what a career in Veterinary Medicine entails, as well as what it is like to be a vet student in UCD. The programme will include talks and discussions from veterinary clinicians, practical lab sessions, demonstrations and visits to animal and veterinary facilities dealing with various species.

2019 Summer School Dates (applicants choose their preferred week):

Monday 24 June to Friday 28 June

Monday 1 July to Friday 5 July

The cost of the one-week course is €100 (refreshments are not included).  If you have any queries, please contact

Please note that places are limited.

 Please click here for FAQs on our Undergraduate Admissions Criteria (UCD Veterinary Medicine DN300)

Booking Information

Summer School bookings will open on Thursday 21 March - please book your place through the links below. Please note that places are allocated on a first come, first served basis.  The booking process will remain open until all places have been filled.