Dublin City University (DCU) is a young, dynamic and innovative university, situated on an 85 acre campus three miles from the city centre and just a 10-minute drive from Dublin airport. Located in the Whitehall and Drumcondra areas on Dublin's northside it is ideally located just off the M50 motorway with the city centre just a 15-minute bus journey away. Students of DCU have the best of both worlds; the social and cultural benefits of city life, but with the security and vibrancy of a university campus built very much for today.
DCU has five different campuses; Glasnevin campus, Drumcondra (St Patricks) campus, All Hallows campus, Sports campus and the Alpha (Business Innovation) campus. The students get benefit of the use of all facilities across all campuses.
DCU has five separate faculties (schools); Science and Health, Humanities and Social Sciences, Engineering and Computing, Business School and the Institute of Education with 69 degree programmes on offer.
The first students came through the doors in 1980 and in 1989 was awarded university status. It is now recognised nationally and internationally as a centre of academic and sporting excellence. Now with over 50,000 graduates and a current student population of 16,000 it is now Ireland's fastest growing university and is placed in the top 50 young universities in the world. DCU prides itself on the range of its facilities, both academic and recreational for its domestic and international students.
Postgraduate Prospectus & List of Courses
Graduate Studies are central to the mission of Dublin City University (DCU). The research activities and advanced study of our postgraduate students gives life to DCU as a research intensive, globally engaged University of Enterprise.
Masters and doctoral students, on both taught and research programmes, make up one quarter of DCU's student body, and are the most diverse group on campus. Mature students, international students and part time students are all highly represented and contribute to the rich learning environment.
Led by the Dean of Graduate Studies, Professor Lisa Looney, the Graduate Studies Office supports the development and delivery of research and taught postgraduate programmes across the University and provides a range of support services for its graduate students.
Our Graduate Research Guide 2016-17 can be viewed online here.