The School offers a range of undergraduate and graduate teaching programmes professionally accredited by the Royal Institute of British Architects, the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland, the Royal Town Planning Institute, the Irish Planning Institute and the Irish Landscape Institute. Students are enabled to think creatively, critically and holistically about sustainable places, whether in design practice or through transferring knowledge to action in the policy and planning process. Its research spans a wide range of themes and is Ireland’s leading centre of excellence for research into design and policy for the built and natural environment.