When you choose to study at UCD School of Medicine and Medical Science, you choose a world-class, student-focused learning environment. Our students experience a modern multi-disciplinary academic environment and a clinical training network that includes Ireland’s leading acute, specialist and general hospitals and a nationwide primary care network.
Located in the UCD Science District on the Belfield campus, the UCD Health Sciences Centre is home to students of medicine, radiography, medical science, nursing and physiotherapy.
The Centre also encompasses the UCD Health Sciences Library and the Medical Bureau of Road Safety. The Health Sciences Centre is connected to both UCD Conway Institute for Biomolecular and Biomedical Research and the UCD Charles Institute of Dermatology.
Completed in 2007, this 16,000M2 building is designed to support interdisciplinary education, research and social interaction whilst preserving a degree of identity for each discipline.
Medicine, Nursing, Radiography and Physiotherapy groups are arranged in three wings around the Health Sciences Library. Lecture theatres, ranging in capacity from 40 to 320 seats, are situated on the ground floor, along with an open access computer suite, the IT services centre as well as a social space and restaurant facilities.
Clinical skills teaching wards and laboratories are located on the first floor, grouped around the central library atrium with small group class, tutorial, meeting rooms and offices arranged around the periphery, a design which provides natural light, ventilation and interaction.