University College Dublin


Course Name Physiotherapy
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code DN420
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 BSc (Hons)
Duration 4 years
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Leaving Cert Subject Entry Requirements
O6/H7 in English, Irish, Mathematics, a third language, a laboratory science subject and one other recognised subject

Health Screening
Candidates for admission to Medicine (DN400, DN401), Radiography (DN4...

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 Places 56
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 a qualified physiotherapist, you will be in a position to pursue one of the most rewarding of careers. You will provide services to people to develop, maintain and restore their maximum physical health and movement, and, ultimately, improve their ...

Subjects Taught

Expand+First Year
• Anatomy
• Physiology
• Physics
• Biomechanics
• Introduction to Professional Physiotherapy Practice
• Exercise Science
• Elective modules

Second Year
• Basic Musculoskeletal, Cardio-respiratory and Neurological Physiothe...

Assessment Method A wide variety of assessment methods is used, including continuous assessment, reflective writing, practical examinations, oral examinations, presentations and endof- semester written papers.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career & Graduate Study Opportunities
Graduates in Physiotherapy have found employment in different roles across the world, in:
- Hospitals and private practice
- Primary care
- Rehabilitation centres and nursing homes
- Non-government agencies ...

Further Enquiries UCD Physiotherapy
Room A302, Health Sciences Building
Belfield, Dublin 4
+353 1 716 6500
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2019 548
2018 554
2017 553