Engineering - Common Entry with Degree Options

University College Dublin


Course Name Engineering - Common Entry with Degree Options
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code DN150
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 BE
Duration 3 Years (BSc) (Hons)
+ 2 Years (ME) or 4 Years (BE)
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+Leaving Cert Subject Entry Requirements

H4 in Mathematics

H6 in a laboratory science and

O6/H7 in English, Irish and two other recognised subjects

Special Entry Recommendations
It is recommended that the Laboratory Science subject shoul...

Leaving Certificate General Entry Requirements

Expand+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 course) and must obtain...

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 2022, your d...

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 DN150 Places: 265
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Entry 2022

Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20 January 2022 at 5pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1 February 2022 at 5pm

Late online application - restrictions apply (see page 3 2022 CAO Hand...

Course Content

Expand+Studying Engineering at UCD
Why UCD Engineering?
At UCD, we provide a first-class education across our engineering disciplines, which are variously accredited by Engineers Ireland, the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) and the Institute...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Explore your options
Year 1
Energy Engineering
Creativity in Design
Engineering Computing

These core modules are supplemented by a range of option modules that will enabl...

Comment Key Fact
All of the ME Programmes have an embedded internship element.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career & Graduate Study Opportunities
A world of opportunity awaits you as a UCD Engineering graduate and, as our programmes are professionally accredited, they are fully recognised internationally.

You’ll be able to establish a career in ma...

Further Enquiries
UCD Engineering and Architecture College Office
Tel: +353 1 716 1868
Instagram/Facebook/Twitter: @MyUCD
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 565 * (Not all on this points score were offered places)
2020 531
2019 511