Department of Biological Sciences

The Department of Biological Sciences delivers a wide array of taught education programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level, in subject areas such as Bioscience, Equine Science, Food Science and Health, and Biomolecular Science.

The Department also provides service teaching in the Science Education BSc programmes, Nursing BSc programmes, MSc in Bioprocessing and MSc in Nutrition & Dietetics. Its research interests cover several aspects of human health and physiology with a particular emphasis on cancer, immunology, pharmacology, gut microbiome, and cardiovascular diseases along with a wide spectrum of projects on environment and food science.

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Department of Chemical Sciences

The Department of Chemical Sciences is dedicated to delivering cutting-edge undergraduate and postgraduate education. The activities of the Department are focused in the areas of Chemical, Biochemical Sciences, Pharmaceutical and Environmental Sciences, and Chemical and Biochemical Engineering.

In addition to its undergraduate and taught postgraduate programmes, the Department of Chemical Sciences also offers a range of postgraduate research programmes (MSc and PhD) in a variety of disciplines including (Bio)Pharmaceuticals, Molecular and Nano-Materials, Bio-Materials and Process Engineering.

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The Computer Science and Information Systems (CSIS) Department is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge in computing. Its teaching and research activities focus on a wide variety of computing disciplines including traditional topics like Software Engineering, and Computer Science but also state-of-the art topics like Bio-Inspired Intelligent Systems, and Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. It takes a wider view of computing in considering Human-Centred Computing, Music Technology, Digital Arts, and Games Development. It is home to the Irish Software Research Centre (Lero), a Science Federation Ireland (SFI) Research Centre focusing on the efficient, effective development of software systems for a better world.


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The Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering (ECE) is committed to fostering excellence in teaching and research in the dynamic field of Information Communication Technology (ICT). The Department offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses at the forefront of thought and practice in areas such as Electronic and Computer Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security, and Edge Computing. The continued growth and application of electronics, computing, and telecommunications across various industries mean graduates of these programmes enjoy a wide range of career opportunities.


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The Department of Mathematics & Statistics is dedicated to the applied mathematical sciences. It delivers undergraduate programmes in Mathematical Sciences and Financial Mathematics, taught postgraduate programmes in Mathematical Modelling and Data Science & Statistical Learning. The Mathematics Applications Consortium for Science and Industry (MACSI) centre encompasses the department's research, which includes many areas of applied mathematics and statistics, including the Centre for Research Training in Foundations of Data Science.


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Department of Physics

The Department of Physics studies fundamental laws of nature. Its research and education advance and implement interdisciplinary scientific knowledge so that materials, devices, and energy can be engineered and exploited for the benefit of human civilisation including sustainable development goals. The Department offers an equitable, inclusive, vibrant and intellectually stimulating environment for students, faculty, and researchers alike. The undergraduate and graduate programmes promote disruptive, blue-sky yet pragmatic critical thinking, analytical and hands on as well as soft-skill development, and leadership in translation of breakthrough ideas and technology into new knowledge and intelligent devices.

The Department is known for its excellence in electron microscopy. It is home to the Titan Transmission Electron Microscope, a cutting-edge multimillion euro instrument capable of imaging on an atom by atom basis.


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The School of Architecture (SAUL) at the University of Limerick offers a 5-year undergraduate degree in architecture. The objective of the School is to educate architects with a strong set of integrated skills, balanced with a clear understanding of the environment - built, existing and imagined - and vital to professional practice. The Royal Institute of Architects of Ireland (RIAI) has awarded full accreditation to the architecture programme at UL. Studying architecture in an accredited programme is the first step towards becoming a registered professional architect. For more information on the course please click here.

The School of Architecture is committed to many valuable and unique community engagement projects such as the Fab Lab Studio in Limerick city centre and Adaptive Governance Lab and Intelligence Unit.

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The School of Design is home to a variety of undergraduate, postgraduate and research activities from Architecture, Product Design, Design Research, Human Factors and Digital Fabrication. The School represents the very best in new collaborative approaches to design education for and about people, the spaces they inhabit and the products and service systems they use.


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The School of Engineering at the University of Limerick is a hub of innovation, creativity, and excellence in engineering education and research. The School is dedicated to cultivating the next generation of engineers and empowering them to develop solutions to societal challenges and make a positive impact on the world. With expertise in a wide range of engineering disciplines including Aeronautical, Biomedical, Civil and Manufacturing Engineering, the school is committed to supporting its students in their pursuit of academic and professional success.

Additionally, its strong industry connections provide students with access to excellent cooperative education opportunities enabling them to gain valuable hands-on experience and forge connections with leading engineering organisations.


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