University College Dublin (U21)
City: Dublin
Website: www.ucd.ie
Approximate semester dates:

Semester 1: September-January
Semester 2: January-May

Academic Calendar

Language of instruction: English
Full time load equivalent:

30 ECTS per semester (Usually 6 courses worth 5 ECTS each)

ECTS = European Credit Transfer System

Fields of Study Available:

Course Catalogue (Search by "modules")

Select courses at Levels 1, 2 and 3. You may be allowed to do Level 4 courses (graduate modules) if you have specialised in a particular study area for three years at UQ.

Arts & Humanities 

American Studies
Archaeology
Art History
Celtic Studies
Cultural Policy
Drama Studies (very limited places)
English
Geography
International Relations
Linguistics
Languages (Chinese, French, German, Greek, Irish, Italian, Latin, Spanish, Portuguese, Welsh)
Economics
Film Studies
History
Irish Studies
Music
Philosophy

 Social Science 
Development Studies
Politics
Gender Studies
Psychology
Social Policy
 
 
 

Business: Visit the Lochlann Quinn School of Business website for the 2014/15 course list and course descriptions.

UCD Business Information Sheet 2016/17

UCD Business Fact Sheet 2016/2017

*Compulsory Laptop Policy*: Due to the eLearning environment, all students attending UCD School of Business must have a laptop. Microsoft Windows with Microsoft Office is recommended.


Accounting
Business Management
Economics
Human Resources Management            
Finance
Management Information Systems
 
 

 

Law

Law
 
 

Engineering 

Applied Mathematics
Biosystems Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Science
 
Mathematics
Electronic & Electrical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
 

Science 
Biochemistry
Biology
Biomedical Science
Botany
Chemistry
Genetics
Physics
Zoology
Environmental Science
Neuroscience
Statistics 
Agricultural Science

 Sports & Performance 
Performance Science
Sports Management
 
 

Architecture 

Architecture for MArch students only
 

 

Please note that the options listed on this webpage should be used as a guide only. Additional discipline areas may be available. For current information about fields of study, course selection and language proficiency requirements, please check the host university's website.

Restricted Fields of Study:

No Nursing, Public Health, Physiotherapy, Medicine and Veterinary Sciences.

You can select the majority of the courses (20-30 ECTS) in one single College and up to 2 electives (5-10 ECTS) from another subject area. The Colleges available for exchange students are:

  • Arts & Humanities
  • Business 
  • Engineering & Architecture
  • Health & Agricultural Sciences (only sports science, food science and agriculture)
  • Social Sciences and Law
  • Science

Places on English and Psychology courses are in high demand and for major students only.

Bachelor of Psychological Science (BPsySc) students are not recommended to apply for UCD.

Postgraduate Architecture available in either semester. Portfolio is not required, but Master of Architecture students must have relevant studio experience.

Approximate living expenses:

EUR 15,000 per year
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Living expenses breakdown
 

Additional information:

Single-semester exchange only

Undergraduate exchange only (except Master of Architecture students)

 

FAST FACTS: 

- The Student Centre has a swimming pool, a gym, a dance hall, a cinema, a theatre and a debating chamber. You can unwind in the sauna, steam room or Jacuzzi after a long day of study! 

- Have a pint of Guinness (Rumour has it Guinness tastes better in Dublin!) or visit the Food Market, Book Market and Designer Mart at weekends!

 - Irish Gaelic is an official language of the Euopean Union. Sign up for an Irish language class while you are there! 

- Discover the prehistoric remains at Newgrange (dated in 3,200 BC), making it older than Stonehenge and the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt. Experience the "simulated" illumination of its passage and chamber by the Winter Solstice sun in December!

 

Universitas 21 Member:

www.universitas21.com

 

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