Veterinary Medicine - Undergraduate Entry

University College Dublin


Course Name Veterinary Medicine - Undergraduate Entry
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code DN300
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 MVB (Hons)
Duration 5 years
Specific Subjects or Course Requirements

Expand+Leaving Cert Subject Entry Requirements

H5 Chemistry

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

Practical Experience Requirement
Undergraduate students applying through the CAO system will be ...

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 Mature Entry Route

Graduate Entry Route
See prospectivestudents/admissions/ undergraduateapplicants/veterinarymedicine/
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 DN300 Places: 82
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+Why is this course for me?
This programme will educate you to the best international standards in veterinary medicine and is accredited nationally by the Veterinary Council of Ireland (VCI), by the European Association of Establishments for Veterin...

Subjects Taught

Expand+What will I study?
This programme will prepare you for entry into any branch of the profession:

First & Second Year
Normal Animal Structure & Function • Animal Husbandry & Welfare • Animal Handling & Animal Experience • Professionalism...

Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career & Graduate Study Opportunities
You can work in mixed, small animal, farm animal or equine practice. You may also obtain further specialist clinical qualifications. Beyond clinical practice, veterinarians play an important role in the protect...

Further Enquiries
UCD Veterinary Medicine School Office
Tel: +353 1 716 6100
Instagram/Facebook/Twitter: @MyUCD
Course Web Page Web Page - Click Here
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2021 601 #* (Not all on this points score were offered places AND Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2020 589 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)
2019 567 # (Test / Interview / Portfolio / Audition)