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)
Leaving Certificate Entry 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 should be o...

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 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 2019, 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 DN150 places 260
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+ As an engineer, you will make a real difference in the world and be responsible for leading the way in finding solutions to real problems. Will you develop alternative or new sources of energy, invent life-saving medical devices or create new modes ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+First Year
Explore your options:
• Physics
• Chemistry
• Mathematics
• Energy Engineering
• Mechanics
• Electrical/ Electronic Engineering
• Creativity in Design
• Engineering Computing

Years 2 & 3
Choose your pathway:
• Biomedic...

Assessment Method A combination of end-of-semester written examinations and continuous assessment is used. In your final year, you’ll also submit a report of your research project.
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 will be able to establish a career in many ...

Further Enquiries UCD Engineering & Architecture Programme Office
Engineering and Materials Science Centre,
Belfield, Dublin 4
Tel: +353 1 716 1868
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2019 511
2018 510
2017 499