Why Choose DCU?

Dublin City University (DCU) is one of the best young universities in the world as ranked by the Times Higher Education Top 100 Under 50. We are the only Irish university to have featured in this league table every year since the rankings were first published. 

We have a proud tradition of world-class academic excellence, research and innovation.

From foundation and language programmes and online degrees to respected undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, Study Abroad and Erasmus/Exchange opportunities, DCU has a clear study path for every student.

By choosing one of our many Bachelor or Master’s degrees you will gain great work and life experience as many of our degrees includeworkplacement or a consultancy or research project with industry.

  1. Join our community of 13,000 students and 50,000+ Alumni on our safe, moderngreen campus located close to Dublin city centre
  2. Almost 20% of our students are international - there are 2,300+ international students from 109 nationalities 
  3. 92% of graduates are in employment or further study within six months of graduation
  4. We are the No. 1 university in Ireland for work experience and careers advice (International Student Barometer)
  5. Over 70% of our undergraduate students participate in an internship or study abroad as part of their Bachelor degree
  6. All DCU Masters programmes are full-time and 1 year in duration, unless otherwise stated
  7. International students in Europe are the happiest and most satisfied studying in Ireland
  8. Twitter users say that Dublin is the friendlist city in the world
  9. QS Top 250 Subject Rankings in Computer Science & Information Technology and Chemistry (2016)
  10. 12 month work visa in Ireland available after graduation

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