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Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment

Message from the Dean

Welcome to the new Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment in TU Dublin. You may have heard about our vibrant academic community, our deep commitment to providing an excellent and innovative teaching experience, our world-class research teams, and our alignment with industry and society.

With 180 programs ranging from craft apprenticeships to short CPD courses, taught degrees to taught Masters, and research, our faculty and five schools provide a broad variety of career-oriented education. Our students have access to professionally recognised and accredited curricula and can avail of lifelong learning routes. We collaborate with businesses, the community and society to make sure that our graduates acquire the required abilities and expertise to thrive in occupations in the built environment and engineering sectors.

We understand that the world is changing and that there are new and growing challenges including sustainability, climate change and the digital transformation of the workplace. We also know that education and research are important in overcoming these challenges. Our University and Faculty is committed to being a beacon for sustainability. We will address these challenges through our strategic plan, our research and innovation, our engagement with industry and society, and by preparing our students with the skills, knowledge and professional know-how to succeed in the workplace of today and tomorrow. We therefore value the work that our academics do, engaging in research and innovative practices that are impactful, multi-disciplinary, and provide practical solutions to these and other challenges.

I welcome you to join us at this opportune time and to advance your own career by pursuing a course of study or research at TU Dublin's Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment.

Best wishes

Professor James Curtin

James Curtain


Our Faculty will be the leader of Engineering and the Built Environment practice-based education and research in Ireland and our students will be sought after around the world. We will be recognised for our expertise, scale, breadth and reach of our educational offerings.