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DT101
Architecture

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Undergraduate awards typically reflect three to five years of study after secondary school and include Ordinary (Level 7) and Honours Bachelor Degrees and Higher Diplomas (Level 8's).

Undergraduate awards may be achieved directly or through a series of progression steps. Learners may choose to progress upwards from a Level 5 to a Level 6, Level 7 and finally a Level 8.

Undergraduate awards are awarded by the QQI, HEA or Higher Education Institutes.

Career Opportunities
3rd level Graduates are qualified for a wide range of occupations, and their education prepares them for roles involving specific skills, and for coordinating, supervising, managing, or training others. Examples include accountants, sales managers, computer programmers, teachers, chemists, environmental engineers, criminal investigators, and financial analysts.

Level on the National Framework of Qualifications
5 Years
Duration of course
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This five year programme covers topics such as design studio, history theory and criticism of architecture, environment, construction, visual and digital communications, computer applications and law.

The majority of the student experience centres around studio based design projects which allow the student to design buildings and explore the urban and rural context. There is a strong emphasis on studio work and exploring the students’ own understanding of architecture throughout the programme. 

 

DT101 - Architecture
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No longer a restricted programme, therefore applicants can apply for the programme after 1st
February CAO deadline.

All applicants will be called for the suitability test AND interview and will receive a score for both. The total score given will be added to Leaving Certificate points (if applicable).


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PLC courses leading to the following QQI Major Awards may be used for entry into this course.

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Note: Information for 2018 Entry
Old Code New Code Award Title
CCONT 5M5010 Construction Technology
AIDXX 5M5054 Interior Design
AGDXX 5M1995 Graphic Design
AFURX 5M2012 Furniture Design and Making
ADESX 5M2208 Design
ACADX 5M1940 Computer Aided Design


Essential Module Requirements:
5 Distinctions and SUITABILITY TEST and INTERVIEW for minimum entry

Note: Information for 2018 Entry

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The qualification is for the profession of Architecture. Architects are concerned with the design and construction of buildings. They may practice in a personal professional capacity, or in employment in private and public sector organisations.

The field of practice is quite extensive in Ireland and abroad and may offer alternatives of general practice or specialisation throughout a career. Many graduates have pursued very successful careers abroad and others have gone on to become prominent architects in Ireland.



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