University College Dublin (U21)
|University College Dublin (U21)|
|Approximate semester dates:||
Semester 1: September-January
|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, not programmes)
Arts & Humanities
***All students attending UCD Quinn School of Business must have a laptop and are advised to have Windows XP/7 Professional installed. More details here.)***
Sports & Performance
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:||
You can select the majority of the courses (20-30 ECTS) in one single College and up to 2 electives (max. 10 ECTS) from another subject area, The six Colleges are:
Places on English and Psychology are in high demand and for major students only.
Psychological Sciences (BPsySc) students are NOT RECOMMENDED to apply for UCD.
Postgraduate Architecture available in either semester. Portfolio not required, but must have relevant studio experience.
|Approximate living expenses:||
EUR 15,000 per year
Single-semester exchange only
Undergraduate exchange only (except MArch students)
Accommodation at UCD - not guaranteed but usually available. Apply early to avoid disappointment. (Including Roebuck Castle Catered Residence recommended by returned students or Glenomena Residence for self-catering options)
UCD Exchange Information Sheet 2012/13
All non-Irish nationals who are not citizens of EU/EEA must register with Garda National Immigration Bureau after arrival and pay €300 (as of Year 2013) for a GNIB Card/residence permit.
- The brand new 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 hard 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 even 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!
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