Thinking about studying Engineering in UCD? Well here’s a quick rundown.

Currently there are 7 different engineering degree’s on offer in UCD, with all students coming into a common entry first year followed by choosing a specialty area.

View our Engineering Course Pathway here.

Quick facts:

  • The Engineering building opened in 1989.
  • There are approximately 320 staff and 2200 students.
  • UCD School of Engineering is the largest Engineering college in Ireland
    • divided into 6 schools: Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Electronic, Bio-systems, Food, Mechanical, Materials.
    • also combined with architecture, landscape architecture, planning and environmental policy.
  • Academics from the schools are members and fellows of organisations such as Engineers Ireland, the IChemE, the IEEE, Royal Irish Academy and Royal Academy of Engineering.
  • Within the building is the Steam Beam Engine: this was originally installed in the Jameson Distillery on Bow St in Dublin in 1884. It is turned on occasionally!

For more information on UCD Engineering check out myUCD.

If you would like to visit the UCD campus and check out the Engineering school for yourself, book into one of our individual campus tours here.

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