Higher Studies: Dublin City University

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Dublin City University, originally founded in 1989, is located north of Dublin City. There are five campuses – three academic – DCU Glasneivn in Glasnevin, DCU St Patricks and DCU All Hallows both in Drumcondra, a DCU Alpha innovation campus and the DCU Sports Campus also both in Glasnevin.

Our team is here to facilitate and support students from all over the world who want to come study at DCU, Ireland’s Business University. We can guide you to all the information you need about your academic options, housing options, financing, and more.

We also make sure DCU students and staff have the information they need to work and study abroad.

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About Dublin City University

  • Dublin is home to large and prestigious organizations such as Google, Facebook, Accenture, Hubspot, Mastercard and Salesforce – the perfect place for you, an aspiring global business professional.

  • At the end of 2018, employment levels reached an all-time high in Dublin, which, together with prestigious Dublin-based organizations, offers enormous employment potential for graduates.

  • Graduates’ starting salaries are at a maximum of € 33k

  • Graduates perfectly prepared to enter the world of work

  • Ireland is home to leading companies in healthcare, information technology, engineering, pharmaceuticals and many more.

  • Work permit while you study

  • Post-graduation work permit: 12 months for graduates of degree and 24 months for master’s degrees.

Why DCU?

At DCU you can earn an internationally recognized qualification while living in a friendly and vibrant city. And we’ll make sure you feel welcome – 20% of our 18,000+ students are international, so we know how to help you.

DCU is the perfect place to start your professional journey. It ranks first in Ireland and 19th in the world for graduate employability, according to the QS 2020 Graduate Employability Rankings.

Combining your studies with real world work experience is a recipe for success: 92% of DCU graduates are employed or participating in additional study within six months post-graduation.

  • Accessible and committed academic staff

Our international students always appreciate the ease with which they can approach their teachers for help and advice. Our committed and knowledgeable teaching staff is passionate about their subjects, committed to academic excellence, and always open to working with students.

At our three modern teaching campuses in Dublin, you can choose from hundreds of undergraduate and graduate courses, core programs or research paths.

The students

  • Minimum age: 18 years

  • The DCU community includes people from 110 countries. About a fifth of our university students are international students and about half of our research students come from countries outside of Ireland.

  • We welcome and value every student who joins us in Dublin from all over the world.

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