Access to Science Engineering Agricultural Science & Medicine SEAM

University College Dublin


Course Name Access to Science Engineering Agricultural Science & Medicine SEAM
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code APFC
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose National University of Ireland Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time
Location (Districts) Belfield
Application Date

Expand+There are five steps in applying to the Access to Science, Engineering, Agricultural Science and Medicine (SEAM) course:

Complete an Online Application

Participate in four pre-entry maths workshops (including a maths assessment)

Attend Maths...

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Course Fee The fee for the Access Course to Science, Engineering, Agricultural Science and Medicine (SEAM) course is €1,800 for the academic year.

Fees are paid in September when you begin the course. See "How to Pay" for more information on paying your fees.

There is no application fee for this course.
Entry Requirements

Expand+Anyone aged 22 or more on January 1st of their year of entry to UCD Access may apply for the course. This is so that you will meet the age requirement of being at least 23 on January 1st when starting an undergraduate degree. There is no upper age li...

Financial Support If you are registered as unemployed and/or in receipt of a social welfare payment, you may be eligible for fee support. This will reduce your fee from €1,800 to €600

Students who are asylum seekers or who have Refugee/Subsidiary Protection/Humanitarian Leave to Remain status may also be eligible for support through the Sanctuary Programme.
Course Content

Expand+This course is designed to prepare adults, who may not have the formal qualifications, for successful study at university, particularly in the areas of Science, Engineering, Agriculture or Medicine. Access to SEAM also progresses students to Compute...

Subjects Taught Access SEAM students take the following core modules during the academic year:

Autumn Trimester - (September to December)

MATH0030 - Access to Mathematics I
SCI00010 - Flipped Classroom
SCI00020 - Introduction to Chemistry, Physics, and Biology

Spring - (January to May)

MATH00040 - Access to Mathematics II
SCI00010 - Flipped Classroom
SCI00020 -Introduction to Chemistry, Physics, and Biology

The Access SEAM course follows the same dates as the general UCD Term Timetable.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Students who achieve a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.08 or more can apply for a guaranteed minimum number of places on the following degree programmes in UCD. Where there are more qualified applicants for entry (i.e., students with a GPA greater th...

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