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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 HETAC or Higher Education Institutes.

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Architecture is the art and science of planning, designing and overseeing the construction of a building; which is affordable and functional for the user.

This 5-year course is accredited by the RIAI. It covers design technology, building materials, civilisation studies, chemistry, physics, building services, structural engineering, computers, and studies in space and form.

Students are required to gain professional experience in an architectural office during the summer. Architectural design projects are assigned throughout the course,.

Entry involves a combined score of interview, aptitude test and Leaving Cert.


 
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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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ADESX  5M2208  Design
AGDXX  5M1995  Graphic Design
ACADX  5M1940  Computer Aided Design
AFURX  5M2012  Furniture Design and Making
AIDXX  5M5054  Interior Design
CCONT  5M5010  Construction Technology

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

In 2013 both the President of the Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland, Michelle Fagan and President of the Royal Institute of British Architects, Angela Brady, were Dublin School of Architecture graduates.



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