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Students who successfully complete the BSc (Honours) in Architecture programme to a satisfactory level will be eligible to enter the Master of Architecture programme which, together with a Certificate in Architectural Professional Practice and practical experience, will provide the overall education programme geared towards professional accreditation and practice as an architect.

Entry requirements

Admission Requirements
Students who successfully complete a BSc (Hons) in Architecture programme or similar, to a satisfactory level will be eligible to enter a Master of Architecture programme.


1 Year Full-Time (3 Semesters, September to August).

No. of weeks per semester: 13
No. of timetable hours week: 10 - 15
Which days: Variable
Duration: 3 Semesters

Number of credits


Further enquiries

Jason O’Shaughnessy
Department of Architecture
T: +353 21 433 5970

Subjects taught

All modules are worth 5 credits (ECTS) unless otherwise noted.

Semester 1
• Design Research: Cultures and Context
• Design Research: Technology Transformations
• Design Research Studio: Investigation and Formation (20 ECTS)

Semester 2
• Design Project (30 ECTS)

Semester 3
• Exhibition Design and Implementation (15 ECTS)
• Documentation and Dissemination of Design and Design Process (15 ECTS)


(Joint programme with UCC).

Location: Cork Centre for Architectural Education.

Accreditation by the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland has been awarded to the combined 4-year BSc (Honours) in Architecture plus the 1-year Master of Architecture.

Application date

EU Applicant: Closing date: 1st June 2018.

Course fee

Please note that these fees are payable to UCC e-mail:

Enrolment and start dates

Closing date: 1st June 2018.

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