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Landscape Architecture Programme Information (DN120)

Wednesday, 4 October, 2023

Stage One Landscape Architecture

UCD Landscape Architecture is four-year Level 8 BSc (Landscape Architecture) Degree Programme.

Stage One of the Landscape Architecture programme is made up of a combination of landscape studio (design, drawing and model making based in your studio) and lecture programmes (theoretical material). Project work is taught in the Landscape studios through a combination of individual tuition, field trips, group tutorials, large reviews and exhibitions. Lecture-based modules are taught through a combination of lectures, tutorials and laboratory offerings.

Further Information
Stage One Module Choices

In the autumn trimester of this year, you will study a fixed set of four core modules. In the spring trimester, you will study a fixed set of two core modules and you will have to choose one Option module and one Elective module. The only other decisions you have to make are to choose suitable times for your laboratory and tutorial sessions.

Option Modules

For Spring trimester, you must choose one Option module from the recommended list.

Elective Modules

For Spring trimester, you may choose one Elective module from anywhere in UCD, provided you meet any entry requirements, there is space in the modules, and the modules fit your timetable.

Stage One Core Modules
Trimester Module ID Module Title Credits
Autumn AESC10010 Land Use and the Environment 5 Credits
Autumn LARC10050 Landscape Studio 1A 15 Credits
Autumn LARC10110 Understanding Landscape I 5 Credits
Autumn LARC10120 Plants & Landscape Architecture 5 Credits
Spring LARC10090 Landscape studio 1B 15 Credits
Spring LARC10100 Understanding Landscape II 5 Credits
Stage 1 Options

Students must register to a minimum of 55 Programme Credits (Core/Options). Therefore, all Students MUST select one of the following Option Modules. Students MAY also take an Elective Module or select another Option Module from the list below, in order to fulfil their Stage requirements.

Trimester Module ID Module Title Credits
Spring ARCH10050 Intro archaeology of Ireland 5 Credits
Spring BIOL10030 Cell and Plant Biology 5 Credits
Spring ENVP10010 Environment Change & Policy 5 Credits
Spring HORT10020 Plants and People 5 Credits
Registration Assistance

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UCD College of Engineering and Architecture

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