Participating colleges

Trinity College Dublin

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Trinity College has a vibrant community of 16,939 students representing every county in Ireland, 122 nationalities, and a wide range of social backgrounds and age groups. The college is ranked in the QS top 100 world universities and amongst the top 50 European universities. Offering a unique educational experience across a range of disciplines, TCD’s curriculum is aimed not just at acquiring knowledge but at developing critical thinking at every stage of the undergraduate programme.

TCD Entry Requirements

To be considered for admission to a degree course at the University, you must:

  • Present six subjects, three of which must be a grade 5 or above on Higher Leaving Certificate papers or at least grade 5 in the university matriculation examination.
  • The six subjects above must include:
    1. A  pass in English
    2. A pass in mathematics (or foundation level maths, acceptable for minimum entry requirements only , for all courses except nursing or midwifery).
    3. A pass in a language other than English
    4.  A pass in Latin and a pass in a subject other than a language.
  • There are also specific subject and grade requirements for some courses. Students applying to TCD should familiarise themselves with the specific course requirements listed in our Undergraduate Prospectus or on the website at http://www.tcd.ie/study/

TCD Restricted Courses

  • TR051: Medicine
  • TR002: Single Honour Music
  • TR00: Two Subject Moderatorship which contain Music or Drama combinations
  • TR009: Music Education
  • TR025: Drama & Theatre Studies

How HEAR offers are made

Information on the method of selecting eligible HEAR students for the reduced points places is available: HERE

Information on the number of reduced points places per course available in TCD is available: HERE

For information on DARE at TCD:

Information on DARE at TCD: HERE

Contact details of the HEAR advisor

Rónán James Smith, School and Community Outreach Liaison

P: 01 8962751
E: hear@tcd.ie
W: http://www.tcd.ie/Trinity_Access/