Students who meet the eligibility and entry criteria required under Royal Decree-Law 1892/2008 (14 November), and who have been admitted for undergraduate studies in any of the Departments of the University of A Coruña, should complete their registration according to the indicated dates for their course.
Incoming first-year students should complete their registration within the dates announced by the Galician Universities Commission (CIUG).
Students transferring from recognised degree programmes in other Spanish third-level institutions should submit their application for the UDC course in which they wish to enrol. Transfer students must have a minimum of 30 transferable credits and meet the eligibility requirements established under Art. 56, Royal Decree-Law 1892/2008 (14 November) and the UDC Academic Management Code of Practice. Candidates who do not meet the aforementioned criteria should apply through the general admissions process.
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We highly recommend students have a knowledge of Biology, Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry to Baccalaureate level as well as a predisposition for Experimental Science. Additional knowledge of Geology and the English language to an acceptable level (B1 or higher) is also desirable. The following skills and abilities are expected of the students: critical analysis ability, synthesis, concentration, communication and method and rigour at work.
Eligible candidates must match one of the following profiles, in accordance with Art. 2, Royal Decree-Law 1982/2008:
Applications for places on UDC degree programmes should be made using the centralised online applications system(NERTA), or by submitting the completed documentation at the appropriate LERD (Documentation Submission and Collection Point).
Students are entitled to submit one application form only, indicating (in descending order of preference) the degree programmes for which they wish to apply. Students may include a maximum of five options, or ten if applying for the same programme in different universities.
Dates for each registration period will be determined by the CIUG and announced via NERTA. Students who fail to register by the appointed deadline will lose the place they have been offered.
10 places offered in academic year 2021/2022
An official registration calendar for UDC undergraduate and Master’s programmes is determined each year by the university commission responsible, and runs from July to October. As soon as the calendar is approved (some time in May), candidates will be able to access the information on the CIUG website. In the meantime, students may find it helpful to consult the registration calendar for the current academic year (available on the SAPE student advice and support section of the main UDC website), as an indication of what to expect.
For undergraduate programmes with a capped number of places, candidates in Galicia who have completed their secondary education are required to sit the University Entrance Examination coordinated by the Galician Universities Commission (CIUG), a mixed board comprising representatives from the Xunta de Galicia (Galician regional government) and the three Galician universities. Examination sessions are held in June and September each year. Information on entry procedures and requirements is available on the CIUG website or the SAPE student portal.
There is a system of aids and scholarships for students in need. The different criteria, application procedures and deadlines depend on the body that convenes (own, regional and state) and the type of aid. You can consult the following links:
We also note the following:
In chart below you can check which were the lowest, average and highest admission scores of the PAAU for the students who enrolled the study over time.
In the graph below you can consult the distribution of the PAAU admission notes for students enrolled in the indicated academic year.
|Total PAAU students enrolled||10|
|11.3 ... 11.4||3||30.0 (%)|
|11.4 ... 11.6||2||20.0 (%)|
|11.6 ... 11.7||1||10.0 (%)|
|12.0 ... 12.1||1||10.0 (%)|
|12.6 ... 12.7||1||10.0 (%)|
|13.1 ... 13.3||1||10.0 (%)|
|13.4 ... 13.6||1||10.0 (%)|