Welcome to the College of Engineering and Architecture. The College, with over 320 staff and almost 2,200 students (including 150 international students), is the largest and most comprehensive in Ireland. There are six Schools in the College, covering the Engineering disciplines of Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Electronic, Biosystems, Food, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, together with Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy.
Through the Schools, we offer a wide range of undergraduate and taught masters programmes and are committed to the on-going developent of both discipline specific and interdisciplinary teaching and research. The Faculty within the College are highly research active and are responsible for a great deal of cutting-edge research, resulting in publications in leading academic journals, the creation of campus companies and the commercialisation of research. Based on their research, contribution, reputation and professional standing, academics in the College are leading Members and Fellows of national and International professional bodies, such as Engineers Ireland, the IChemE and the IEEE, and prestigous scholarly organisations, including the Royal Irish Academy and the Royal Academy of Engineering.
Whether you are intending to simply visit UCD or are looking to join our College, please visit our School and College websites. These will highlight for you the breadth and depth of the College’s programmes, the strength and diversity of its research, and our commitment to ensuring that our staff and graduates play a leading role in education, research and society.
Professor David FitzPatrick
Dean of Engineering & College Principal
UCD College of Engineering and Architecture