Medicine - Undergraduate Entry

University College Dublin


Course Name Medicine - Undergraduate Entry
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code DN400
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters MB, BCh, BAO (Hons)
Duration 6 Years**

**Applicants who have accepted a place in DN400 and who have previous third level credits may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning. Applicants may be granted exemption from some or all of stage 1.
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+Leaving Cert Subject Entry Requirements

O6/H7 in English, Irish, Mathematics, a third language, a laboratory science subject and one other recognised subjects

Minimum 480 CAO points or equivalent, which must be achieved in the same examination...

Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+Irish Leaving Certificate

Minimum entry requirements
– To matriculate on the results of the Leaving Certificate, a student must present at least six recognised subjects selected according to course requirements (see Entry Requirements for each ...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) Link Modules

Grade Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP NB The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme is not an acceptable qualification for matriculation purposes.
QQI FET Applicants General Information Level 5/6 QQI-FET None
Mature Applicants

Expand+What is a mature applicant?
A mature applicant is anyone who is at least 23 years of age on 1 January of the proposed year of entry and whose school-leaving qualifications are insufficient for admission. For admission in September 2021, your date of...

Alternative Entry Go to for information on alternative entry routes.
Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places DN400 Places: 90
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2021

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2021 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2021 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2021 CA...

Course Content

Expand+Why UCD Medicine?
As a UCD medical student, you will experience a modern, internationally recognised curriculum that introduces patient contact and clinical skills at an early stage. Our modular programmes combine lectures and seminars from leading ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?

First Year
Focuses on core sciences and their application to Medicine. Highlights include: Chemistry • Biology • Physics • Genetics • Human Ethics • Healthcare Imaging • Science Medicine & Society

Second Year ...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+International Study Opportunities
Our international network offers students exciting opportunities to gain experience overseas. Scholarships are available to support elective periods in clinical and academic centres all over the world.


Further Enquiries
UCD School of Medicine, Office C134,
1st Floor Health Sciences Centre, Belfield, Dublin 4.
+353 1 716 6686
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 743 #* (Not all on this points score were offered places AND Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2020 737 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2019 736 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)