University College Dublin


Course Name Architecture
Course Provider University College Dublin
Course Code DN100
Course Type Higher Education CAO
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Honours Bachelor (Level 8 NFQ)  More info... Major National University of Ireland Level 8 NFQ
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Attendance Options Full time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Belfield
Qualification Letters BSc (Architectural Science) (Hons)
Duration 3 years BSc Hons + 2 years (MArch)
Leaving Certificate Entry Requirements

Expand+Leaving Cert Subject Entry Requirements
O6/H7 in English, Irish, Mathematics, a third language and two other recognised subjects

Irish Leaving Certificate

Minimum entry requirements
– To matriculate on the results of the Leaving Certificat...

Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme LCVP Leaving Certificate Vocational Programme (LCVP) Link Modules

Grade Points
Distinction 66
Merit 46
Pass 28
Leaving Certificate Applied Programme LCAP The Leaving Certificate Applied Programme is not an acceptable qualification for matriculation purposes.
QQI FET Applicants General Information Level 5/6 QQI-FET None
Mature Applicants

Expand+What is a mature applicant?
A mature applicant is anyone who is at least 23 years of age on 1 January of the proposed year of entry and whose school-leaving qualifications are insufficient for admission. For admission in September 2019, your date of...

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Higher Education Access Route HEAR Web Page - Click Here
Disability Access Route to Education DARE Web Page - Click Here
Recognition of Prior Learning RPL Web Page - Click Here
Number of Places Places 54
Link to Course Fee Web Page - Click Here
CAO Application Dates and Fees

Expand+Early online application (discounted): Fee €30 Closing Date: 20th January 2019 at 5:15pm

Normal online application: Fee €45 Closing Date: 1st February 2019 at 5:15pm

Late online application - restrictions apply: Fee: €60 Closing Date: 1st May 2...

Course Content

Expand+Why UCD Architecture/ Landscape Architecture?
UCD Architecture is Ireland’s longest-established and most prestigious architecture course. It is the only course of architecture in Ireland that is accredited by the recognised professional institutes ...

Subjects Taught The lecture programme can be grouped under three broad headings:

• Architectural Technologies
• Structures
• Environmental Science

• Architectural History & Theory
• Ecology
• Conservation
• Perspectives on Architecture

• Professional Studies
Assessment Method A combination of continuous assessment and end-of-semester written examinations is used. In your final year, you’ll also submit a report of your design research project.
Comment KEY FACT
We are the only college in Ireland with dual accreditation from both RIAI & RIBA, we are actively pursuing accreditation from the USA Body NAAB.
Careers or Further Progression

Expand+Career & Graduate Study Opportunities
Most architectural graduates go into architectural practice or on to further academic study in Architecture or related subjects.

Your skills are transferable, which enables you to work anywhere in the world....

Further Enquiries UCD Engineering & Architecture Programme Office
Engineering and Materials Science Centre,
Belfield, Dublin 4
Tel: +353 1 716 1868
International Students Web Page - Click Here
Points History
Year Points
2019 486
2018 498
2017 492