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Rigorously trained and creative, engineers, architects and landscape architects are vital to achieve a knowledge-based, sustainable future. The UCD College of Engineering and Architecture is a key player in this future.

In collaboration with industry, the College carries out research, training and technology transfer. Our courses at undergraduate and graduate level are developing constantly to reflect our changing environment; offering students and researchers diverse and exciting opportunities to fulfil their study and career ambitions. The UCD Bachelor of Engineering and the UCD Bachelor of Architecture are consistently the first choice for Irish Leaving certificate students. The contributory factors to this popularity are as follows: World Rankings, Accreditation, Research and Internships.


The 23rd RAMI Silver Medal from the Section of Bioengineering of the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland, has been awarded to Professor David FitzPatrick

Since 2014, Prof. FitzPatrick has been the Dean of Engineering and Principal of the UCD College of Engineering & Architecture. The Haughton Lecture in honour of the Rev. Samuel Haughton is organised by the Section of Bioengineering of the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland and an Academy silver medal is awarded to the lecturer.

UCD SBFE Assoc Prof Aoife Gowen featured in "Women on Walls" Campaign

"Women on Walls" is a campaign developed by Accenture in association with the Royal Irish Academy (RIA) with the aim of increasing the visibility of female academic leaders in Ireland. In 2016 they commissioned a series of portraits featuring the first four female members of the RIA and a group portrait featuring eight contemporary female Irish scientists.

Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe features UCD Engineer Colin Keogh

The listing features 300 young leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs under the age of 30 who are transforming areas including science, healthcare, business, technology, media and culture.

Grafton Architects chosen to curate Venice Architecture Biennale

The Board of La Biennale di Venezia appointed Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara of Grafton Architects as curators of the 16th International Architecture Exhibition in 2018. Famous for working as a team, Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara live and work in Dublin, where they graduated from the UCD School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy and co-founded the firm Grafton Architects in 1977.


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