Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 120)
This two year programme fulfils the requirements for the second part of professional education in architecture (RIBA and RIAI accredited). It equips students to deal with complex design problems in challenging contexts. Through studio projects, academic writing and practical experiments it develops professional capacities while placing equal emphasis on research and critical enquiry.
This programme is accredited by the profesional institute in Ireland (RIAI) and the UK (RIBA) and is pursuing the US accreditation (NAAB).
Strong emphasis on research and on critical, reflective practice.
Intensive small-group teaching from leading practitioners and academics.
Two UCD Academics are the 2015 recipients of the Royal Gold Medal (the world's most prestigious architecture award)