Graduate Taught Students: Information for Incoming Students

Completing Module Registration

When attempting to complete their online registration, some incoming Graduate Taught students may experience difficulties in completing their module selection online.

A common issue is eligibility to take modules because the UCD online registration system is looking for proof that certain pre-requisite modules have been completed.

Please note that if students experience any issue with their Module Selection in terms of eligibility to take any of the modules offered by their programme, that they must email the UCD Engineering and Architecture Programme Office who will assist them. This can be done by completing the “UCD College of Engineering & Architecture Programme Office Registration Issue Form” which is available from the UCD Engineering and Architecture Programme Office website. Please note, online registration opens on 20th August 2019.

Students should also discuss their module selections with their Programme Director/ Coordinator at their scheduled Advisory session to ensure that they are in compliance with the programme structure.

Orientation Information

On Thursday September 5th , 2019 we will welcome our incoming 2019 graduate taught students to the College of Engineering & Architecture.

To register for this event please go to: Graduate Taught Orientation 2019

Code Description Programme Coordinator Orientation
T015 MEngSc Biopharmaceutical Engineering PT Assoc Professor Susan McDonnell Friday 13th Sept in the NIBRT facility at 1pm
T070 MEngSc Biopharmaceutical Engineering FT Assoc Professor Susan McDonnell Monday Sept 9th in room 130 from 1-3pm
T160 ME Biomedical Engineering FT Professor Madeline Lowery / Dr Eoin O'Cearbhaill Programme Coordinator will email Students with information on their sessions
T163 ME Electronic and Computer Engineering FT Professor Anding Zhu Monday 9th September Room 234 Engineering 9.00-10.00
T164 ME Energy Systems Engineering FT Assoc Professor David Timoney / Dr James O'Donnell Friday 6th September Room 206 from 11.00 to 12.30
T165 ME Mechanical Engineering FT Dr. Malachy O'Rourke Tuesday September 10th @ 2pm room 206
T166 ME Engineering w/Business FT Assoc Professor Nikolaos Papakostas Wednesday, September 4th, 12:00 – 13:00, Room 206 - Engineering
T169 Master of Engineering Management Dr Vincent Hargaden Friday 13th September, 1.30pm-3.00pm in room 204
T218 MEngSc Chemical Engineering FT Professor Niall English Monday 9th September (room and time TBC)
T257 MEngSc Electronic & Computer Engineering FT Professor Anding Zhu Monday 9th September Room 234 Engineering 9.00-10.00
T273 Master of Architecture Professor Hugh Campbell TBC
T274 ME Electrical Energy Engineering FT Assoc Professor Damian Flynn Programme Coordinator will email Students with information on their sessions
T275 ME Materials Science & Engineering FT Dr. Mert Celkin/Dr. Philip Cardiff Rm 206; 13.00 to 14.00; Tuesday 10th Sept
T277 MEngSc Water Waste & Environmental Engineering FT Dr. Fiachra O'Loughlin TBC
T279 MEngSc Structural Engineering FT Assoc. Professor Arturo Gonzalez TBC
T286 MEngSc Materials Science and Engineering FT Dr. Philip Cardiff Rm 206; 14.00 to 15.00; Tuesday 10th Sept
T288 MEngSc Engineering Management FT Dr. Pezhman Ghadimi Mon 9th Sept 9:30-11am , room 206 engineering
T296 MArchSc Landscape Studies FT Ms Sophia Meeres Programme Coordinator will email Students with information on their sessions
T298 ME Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering FT Assoc Professor Patrick Purcell Monday 9th September @11am in room F14, Newstead
T299 ME Biosystems & Food Engineering FT Assoc Professor Paddy Grace Tuesday 3rd September in room G.147 Ag Building from 2 to 3 pm
T319 ME Optical Engineering FT Professor John Sheridan Programme Director has been on touch with students by email
W032 MRUP Master of Regional and Urban Planning Assoc. Professor Brendan Williams Monday, 9th September 2019 09.30 – 12.00, The Lecture Room, Planning & Environmental Policy Building, Richview
W269 MSc Environmental Policy FT Dr. Finbarr Brereton Monday, 9th September 2018; 09.30 – 12.00, The Lecture Room, Planning & Environmental Policy Building, Richview
W332 MSc Urban Design & Planning FT Dr. Arthur Parkinson Monday, 9th September 2019 09.30 – 12.00, The Lecture Room, Planning & Environmental Policy Building, Richview
X051 Master Landscape Architecture FT Ms Sophia Meeres Programme Coordinator will email Students with information on their sessions
X082 MEngSc Food Engineering FT Assoc Professor Enda Cummins Tuesday 3rd September in room G.147 Ag Building from 2 to 3 pm
X413 MSc Sustainable Energy & Green Technologies Professor Kevin McDonnell / Dr Fionnuala Murphy Tuesday 3rd September in room G.147 Ag Building from 2 to 3 pm
X565 MSc Environmental Technology FT Dr.Tom Curran Tuesday 3rd September in room G.147 Ag Building from 2 to 3 pm

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Congratulations on your offer to the UCD College of Engineering & Architecture programmes. Please be advised that the start date for registration for Graduate Engineering & Architecture programmes commences the 20th August 2019. A Registration Start Time will be allocated to you and confirmation sent to your UCD email from UCD Registry.  The UCD Engineering and Architecture Programme Office looks after all of our Graduate Taught Programmes as a first point of contact along with assistance from the Schools.

Check the Get in Touch section for further details.

Please note that applicants are normally required to provide original documentation (generally this refers to academic transcripts only but other documents may be required depending on the course in question) before they are allowed to complete enrolment procedures.Entrants who have graduated from institutions (other than UCD) should provide the following:

  • The original hard-copy academic transcripts, specifying the subjects studied and the grades attained, from the issuing educational institution/awarding body or, alternatively, a secure link to an online verification system provided by that institution/awarding body.
  • Entrants whose first language is not English should also provide proof of English language proficiency.
  • Any documentation not in English should be accompanied by an official English translation.
  • Uploaded soft-copies , certified hard-copies, Garda stamped copies, original degree parchments* etc. are not acceptable in this regard.*(i.e. this cannot be substituted for the transcript)

These documents can be presented by either of the following methods.

Post them to:

UCD Applications - Verification,Tierney Building, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland; Make sure you include your student number.Applicants from the Republic of Ireland who wish to have their original documentation returned should forward a stamped, self-addressed envelope. Applicants from outside the Republic of Ireland should forward a self-addressed envelope along with the appropriate reply coupon - Universal Postal Union coupons are available in most countries. Information about the cost of postage in Ireland can be obtained from An Post. If originals are received in the absence of a self-addressed envelope they will be archived in line with the UCD Applications Records Management Policy: Alternatively students can collect their documents at the Student Desk compliant to the time conditions set out in the Applications Records Management Policy.

OR

Bring them in person to the Student Desk, Tierney Building, UCD, Belfield, Dublin 4 at any time during opening hours.In the majority of cases your transcripts will then be verified and returned to you on the spot. If this is not possible, due the volume of documentation received on any given day, a time will be arranged when you can return to collect them.

Online payments can be made through your SISWeb account. To view your fees balance, visit SISWeb, enter your UCD student number and password and click on the Registration, Fees and Assessment tab.

You can view your student record in SISWeb at any point.

To do this, log into SISWeb using your UCD student number and password. Click on the Registration, Fees & Assessment tab and select UView in the menu list. 

UView allows you to check information such as your Programme history, contact information, module registration, GPA and grades.

If you are a new student and haven't got a UCARD yet, you can get it from the UCARD Bureau (JK area in the Newman Building). Remember to upload your photo online before you go to collect your card.

The University uses email as an official means of communication with students and provides a UCD Connect email to each student for this purpose. Communications will also be sent to the personal email account for all students who have provided a non-UCD Connect account. 

Go to the ‘My Profile’ tab in SISWeb and check that your personal details are up to date.If you don’t want UCD to use your personal email address, you can tell us using the ‘My Profile’ tab.

Please note: Your UCD Connect email address remains the main point of contact for all communications.

Michelle Mathews in the UCD Engineering and Architecture Programme Office will have looked after your admission to the College. Her colleagues in the UCD Engineering and Architecture Programme Office look after all of our Graduate Taught Programmes as a first point of contact, along with assistance from the Engineering Schools. Contact details for the Programme Office can be found here and contact details for each school are listed below.

The School of APEP Contact Adam Trodd, School Manager, (Tel: +353 1 716-2711)

The School of Biosystems and Food Engineering Contact Annette Patchett, School Administrator, (Tel: +353 1 716-7484)

The School of Civil Engineering Contact Andrew Griffiths, School Administrator, (Tel: +353 1 716-3201)

The School of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering Contact Aoife Carney, School Administrator, (Tel: +353-1-716-1825)

The School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering Contact the Teaching & Learning Officer, (Tel: +353 1 716 1884)

The School of Mechanical & Materials Engineering Contact the Teaching & Learning Officer, (Tel: +353 1 716 1884)

General Information for International Students

The UCD International Website is an excellent ‘go-to’ repository for all pertinent information for incoming international students and we advise you to browse this thoroughly:

UCD International Website

The Graduate Studies website has further information for incoming graduate students that may be of interest to you.

You can read all about it here.