Science - Common Entry

University College Dublin


Course Name Science - Common Entry
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code DN200
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

O2/H6 in Mathematics

O2/H6 in a laboratory science (Applied Mathematics or Geography may be used instead of a laboratory science subject) and

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

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

Expand+Anticipated QQI-FET places 2019: 30
Minimum QQI-FET points 2018: 374

QQI-FET Applicants
Applicants with appropriate QQI-FET (Level 5 or 6) qualifications and modules, with a minimum of distinction in five modules, can be admitted on a competiti...

QQI FET Entry Requirements Web Page - Click Here
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 400 across all streams
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+If you have a fascination with natural phenomena and find yourself constantly asking ‘why?’ and ‘how?’ then you’re well on your way to being a scientist. We will help you ask the right questions about how the world works and then find the most reward...

Subjects Taught

Expand+Biological, Biomedical & Biomolecular Sciences:
• Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
• Cell & Molecular Biology
• Environmental Biology
• Genetics
• Microbiology
• Neuroscience
• Pharmacology
• Physiology
• Plant Biology
• Zoology
• Biology ...

Modules Link Web Page - Click Here
Comment KEY FACT
The DN200 Science course is very flexible and enables you to make an informed decision about which subject to major in.

– Tours of the UCD O’Brien Centre for Science can be arranged for individuals or groups by contacting
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career & Graduate Study Opportunities
– There is a wide range of career opportunities available to Science graduates. Career maps for all of our subjects including Actuarial & Financial Studies, Computer Science and Computer Science with Data Scien...

Further Enquiries
+353 1 716 2311

View Individual contact for each subject in DN200
in Course Web page link below.
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2019 521
2018 520
2017 510