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International Students: Undergraduate and Postgraduate Enquiries

The School of Chemistry welcomes applications for all of our degrees from international students. Information on our courses and the application process can be found on the links below:

If you are interested in applying for any of our degree courses please e-mail our Global Officer, Dr. Niamh McGoldrick

Incoming International Visiting Students (Undergraduate)


Student orientation for visiting students to the School of Chemistry will take place on 12 January 2018 at 11:00 in the SNIAM Lecture Theatre. All enquiries about orientation should be sent to nmcgoldr@tcd.ie.


Incoming International Students / Study Abroad Students
How to Apply
Information on the application process for Visiting Study Abroad and Erasmus students can be found on the Study at Trinity webpage.

Next Steps

  • Once you have received confirmation of your acceptance from the School of Chemistry, you will be invited to attend our visiting student orientation for all incoming students. Details of the next visiting student orientation session are available by contacting nmcgoldr@tcd.ie.
  • General information about module registration, module registration forms and change of mind forms can be found on the Academic Registry Study Abroad webpage.
  • Are you travelling a long way from home? Study abroad students can sign up for our free Meet and Greet Service.
  • The most up-to-date information on application procedures and Visiting Student life at Trinity College Dublin can be found here.
  • Trinity Student Learning and Development have published a new brochure, "How to Study in Trinity: A Guide for International Students." This brochure aims to inform international students on the various aspects of Trinity’s academic culture and expectations and offers practical advice on how to approach certain academic challenges that international students might experience.
  • A helpful Orientation Map of Trinity College Dublin can be found here.
  • New2Dublin is a meet-up group held every Monday night in the Global Room for all students new to the city (Irish and International). You can read all about the group and find links to their social media sites here.
  • Students studying at Trinity College Dublin have access to a comprehensive level of student support.  Information about student support can be found here.

Module Registration
Module registration forms are available through the Academic Registry’s webpage. Once you have attended the School’s visiting student orientation session, you will be asked to make an appointment with the Visiting Student Co-ordinator to discuss your module choices.

  • Visiting students must register for a minimum of 45 ECTS. Please make sure that the modules you wish to register for are accepted by your home institution.
  • Students must register for each chemistry module with the School’s Visiting Student Co-ordinator. Only students who have already been accepted by the School can be registered for chemistry modules. Please do not try and sign up for a module if we have not already agreed to accept you as a student.
  • Modules outside of the School of Chemistry must be authorised by the relevant Visiting Student Co-ordinator in each School.

Once you have completed your module registration form, and submitted the authorised copy to Academic Registry, you will be able to access your personalised module timetable through your Trinity online portal.

Contact Details

Position

Name

Responsibilities

Email

Office

Visiting and Erasmus Student Co-ordinator

Prof. Peter Dunne

Module Registration

P.W.Dunne@tcd.ie

SNIAM Building

Global Officer
(School of Chemistry)

Dr Niamh McGoldrick

Student Enquires & Visiting Student Orientation

nmcgoldr@tcd.ie

Office 0.21, SNIAM Building

International Admissions and Study Abroad Team

Michelle Greally

All non-E.U. Undergraduate Visiting Students

visitingnoneu@tcd.ie

Academic Registry, Watts Building

 

 

 

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I sign up for orientation?
All incoming students will be contacted via email with details of upcoming orientation meetings. The School of Chemistry will contact you via the address that you provide on your Study Abroad/Erasmus application form. Please make sure that regularly check this email account upon arrival in Dublin.

Can I take any module within the School of Chemistry?
The majority of visiting students take modules from our Junior Sophister (third year) programmes in Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry, Chemistry with Molecular Modelling or Nanoscience, Physics and Chemistry of Advanced Materials. Details of these modules are available at https://www.tcd.ie/study/non-eu/study-abroad/to-trinity/ModuleDirectory/index.php. Please note that you must contact the School’s Visiting Student Co-ordinator contact before you can register for a module.
All modules are dependent on the availability of places on individual courses and your background in the subject. The School’s Visiting Student Co-ordinator can meet you individually upon request and advise you on the requirements for each module.

Can I register for modules in other schools?
The School of Chemistry can only register you for modules taught by the School of Chemistry. You will need to contact the appropriate School in order to sign up for modules outside chemistry. Any questions about studying in another Schools should be addressed to the appropriate co-ordinator.

When will timetables become available?
Finalized timetables will be available in mid-September. You will be given a hardcopy of the School of Chemistry timetable during the School’s visiting student orientation session. Once you have completed registration, you will be able to access your personalised timetable through your TCD portal. Please make sure that you only refer to your online timetable once you have successfully registered for your modules.

How do I get my transcripts after I leave Trinity College?
A Transcript of results is sent by Trinity’s Academic Registry to your home university.