Study abroad at the University College Dublin
University College Dublin (UCD) is home to the largest engineering and architecture school in Ireland, with over 320 staff and almost 2,200 students. The College's six schools cover disciplines including chemical, civil, electrical, mechanical, and materials engineering.
There is a wide range of undergraduate and taught master’s programs available from the school, with ongoing development of both discipline-specific and interdisciplinary teaching and research.
Belfield, the main UCD campus, is located in 133 hectares of parkland, close to Dublin's city center. The campus contains a mix of academic facilities, research institutes, libraries and archival collections, as well as residences, sports and recreational facilities for students. The University has over 70 student activity clubs and more than 50 sports teams to get involved with.
Why study at UCD?
Ranked within the top 1% of higher education institutions world-wide
- Award-winning facilities
Student center is a former winner of RIAI Irish Architecture Public Choice Award building of the year
Life as an international student
UCD can offer a range of support systems to international students studying with them. Over 600 international students within the College of Engineering and Architecture are supported by a network of student advisers, the Students' Union, and the UCD Access Center
The campus accommodation can facilitate 2,700 students, with residences varying from traditional halls of residence with shared kitchen and dining facilities, to catered accommodation and self-catering apartments for up to six students. Living on campus gives students a better sense of community when starting at the University, and the dedicated ‘Res Life’ program aims to build community spirit within the residence.
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Fees and funding
UCD offers a number of graduate scholarships for full-time, self-funding international students.
UCD College of Engineering and Architecture are delighted to offer all Non-EU citizens of every nationality (outside the EEA) the opportunity to apply for our College of Engineering & Architecture Scholarship, which is available at both bachelor's and master's level across all Engineering and Architecture programs.
Scholarship Range: the scholarships range from €4,000 right up to €10,000.
University College Dublin
University College Dublin Belfield Dublin 4 Ireland
UCD is built on a large and leafy campus close to all that Dublin's city center has to offer.
Visa requirements for UCD
Many international students will require a visa to study in Ireland, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.Ireland student visa requirements