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University College Dublin ARC EXC
Dublin, Ireland (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Semester 1,
Semester 2,
Year (Sem 1 & Sem 2),
Year (Sem 2 & Sem 1)
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Minimum Mark:
65%; Credit
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Postgraduate coursework
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Agreement Scope:
Architecture, Design and Planning
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Program Type:
Exchange Semester/Year
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Program Description:
Program Description:


University College Dublin - Architecture

Location: Dublin
Year established: 1854
Student population: 32,400 (6,600 international students)
University College Dublin (UCD) is one of Europe's leading research-intensive universities and Ireland’s largest and most diverse. With its origins in the Catholic University of Ireland, UCD has long played a central role in Ireland’s advancement. Today it’s a modern, vibrant university on a leafy campus 5km from the city centre.
UCD is Ireland’s most diverse university, with more than 6,000 international students and a focus on internationalising the Irish student experience. The University accounts for over 30 per cent of international students, over 25 per cent of all graduate students and almost 28 per cent of all doctoral enrolments across the seven Irish universities. It promotes students’ personal and intellectual development with a stimulating, supportive environment and a highly flexible curriculum delivered by globally recognised experts.
Unique characteristics
UCD’s College of Engineering and Architecture collaborates with industry to conduct research and training. With excellent rankings and accreditation, it is the destination of choice for many Irish students. It’s active in research and has established the 'Dublin Creative Design Network' to boost design, innovation and creativity within Engineering, Architecture and Computer Science.
UCD’s beautiful campus contains academic facilities, research institutes, libraries and archival collections, enterprise space, student villages, and sports and recreational facilities. Dublin has something for everyone – it’s a UNESCO City of Literature, the eighth best student city in the world and the EU headquarters for Google, Facebook, Intel and Twitter. It’s renowned for music, literature and art, its beaches, cliff walks and mountain trails, and offers a fun cultural experience in a country voted by Lonely Planet as the friendliest in the world.

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Academic Information

Course Catalogue 
Information about units of study at the host university.

Subject Area/s: Architecture 


Landscape Architecture


Exclusions apply.

Teaching Periods: Semesters/Terms
Term 1: September - December
Term 2: January - May

Credit (Full-Time Load/Semester)

University of Sydney

Host University



The above full-time load is indicative only.
Applications for academic credit are assessed by the relevant University of Sydney faculty/department based on study load, contact hours, assessment requirements and level of study.

Grading System
Students are given a grade from A+ through to G-, corresponding to a percentile score for each module. Detailed information on the host university's grading system.

Transcripts Issued by Partner
Transcripts will be available at the end of your exchange period.


Language of Instruction
Classes at the host university are taught in English.

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What is the host city like?
Find out more information about the host city.

Housing options are offered by the host university.
Cost of Living
Use this guide to estimate living expenses associated with studying overseas.

Students are required to obtain health insurance valid during their exchange.

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Useful Information

For Exchange/International Students
Specific information for exchange students provided by the host university.
Semester/Term Dates
Access the University’s calendar.
Orientation will be held before the start of each semester.
Support Services 
The university offers a range of support services to exchange students.
Information from the host university.
Information from the Embassy of Ireland in Australia.

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Student Experiences

Be the first to attend University College Dublin and tell us all about your experience!

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