Interested in studying architecture in UCD? Here’s a quick run through…

The UCD School of Architecture offers 4 degrees:

You can view our Architecture Course Pathway here.

Quick Facts:

      • The UCD School of Architecture is based in Richview Estate, which UCD purchased in 1980, moving the original school from the Merrion building in Dublin city centre.
        • The buildings were once a masonry boys school (one of 35,000 in Ireland) where students learnt the art of masonry – which is closely associated with architecture. Freemasonry symbols can be seen around the building.
        • The main quad was used for cricket matches and today features lime tree’s planted around its boarders.
        • Memorial Hall was built to commemorate the students who died in WWI and WWII. Today it is a lecture theatre, choral hall and an exhibition space.
      • Facilities offered to Architecture students in Richview and Newstead buildings include design studios, workshops, laboratories, exhibition spaces and an architectural library.
      • UCD Architecture is the only course of architecture in Ireland that is accredited by both the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland and the Royal Institute of British Architects.
      • UCD is the only university offering an undergraduate degree in landscape architecture.

For more information on studying architecture in UCD, check out myUCD.

Why not check out the UCD Campus and the School of Architecture yourself by booking one of our campus tours.

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