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If you cannot attend your graduation, you may choose to graduate in absentia. This can be selected on receipt of your formal invitation. Candidates who have not responded to their invitation will not have their degree conferred and will be expected to apply to have their degree awarded in a future ceremony.

Please note, we cannot provide you with your degree parchment until your degree has been formally conferred by the University during a formal graduation ceremony.

Undergraduate and Postgraduate taught students

All eligible final year undergraduate and taught postgraduate students will receive details of their upcoming commencement ceremony and confirm attendance to the ceremony through their portal inbox.

If you have deferred your graduation from a previous academic year, you must submit this Application for Graduation to be included in a future ceremony.

Doctoral & Postgraduate Research Degrees

If you are a postgraduate research student wishing to apply for graduation you must complete an Application for Graduation. A conditional application may be made in advance of the publication of final degree results.

Master of Arts

If you are a bachelor of the University of at least three years standing you may obtain a Master in Arts. Candidates must complete an Application for Graduation form. Please see University of Dublin Calendar for more information.

Diplomas and Certificates

You are awarded your Diploma and/or Certificate upon completion of final examination and will receive invitations to the ceremonies from the Academic Registry via your institution email.