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DCU Open Days 2021

DCU November Open Days

What’s happening?

DCU November Open Days

19th and 20th November

DCU November Open Days take place on 19th & 20th November.

We’re excited to share the DCU experience with prospective students and their families, both virtually and in person!

Register here!

When and where?

Friday 19th November, 1pm-6pm.
Friday 19th November, 1pm-6pm.

We are LIVE! Join us now!

1pm to 5pm: Join our student ambassadors on Unibuddy as they chat about their experience studying in DCU. 

Sign up for Unibuddy here!

5pm to 6pm: Dr Claire Bohan, Director of DCU’s Student Support and Development Service, will be on Zoom to provide an information session for parents/guardians.

Sign up for the Parent/Guardian Information Session!

Please note there will be no on-campus activities on Friday 19th November.
Saturday 20th November, 10am - 2pm
Saturday 20th November, 10am - 2pm

Saturday 20th November will be hosted on campus.

Both DCU Glasnevin and DCU St Patrick’s campuses will be open to visitors from 10am-2pm with all education talks taking place on the DCU St Patrick's campus.

We invite you to join us in person to attend presentations on DCU courses, student supports (e.g. HEAR, DARE, Sport Scholarships, Entry Pathways), to take part in campus tours, chat to students and staff, and explore what DCU has to offer. 

DCU#ForYou Open Day App
DCU#ForYou Open Day App

Don't forget to download the DCU Open Day App to customise your own experience, particularly in creating your own open day schedule. The full event guide allows you to separate all of the events into categories (e.g. Business talk, talk on Sports Scholarships or Campus Tour times) and you can then add specific events to your own calendar in the App.

Follow these three easy steps to download the app:

  1. Download the Guidebook app
  2. Tap on the Find Guides tab
  3. Search “DCU November Open Days Guide” and tap Download

Attending in-person on Saturday 20th

We will we running a number of indoor talks/information sessions across our DCU St Patrick's and DCU Glasnevin campuses on Saturday 20th. You must register for the talks you wish to attend.

In compliance with Government Guidelines, DCU will be requesting that visitors present their EU Digital COVID Certificate or proof of immunity from Covid19 plus photo ID in order to enter our buildings on campus. 

Register your interest to attend our campuses below and we will follow up with a booking form which will allow you to reserve a seat at one or multiple course or support talks. 

 

Register here!

Timetable for Virtual Presentations on 19th November (We are LIVE now!)

Time Dublin City University Business School
13:00 Why Choose to study at DCU Business School
13:30 Accounting and Finance
13:30 Business Studies International (French, German, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese)
14:00 Business Studies
14:00 Aviation Management/Pilot Studies/Air Traffic Controller Studies
14:30 Marketing Innovation and Technology
14:30 Digital Business and Innovation
15:00 Business Studies
15:00 Accounting and Finance
15:30 International Business
15:30 Aviation Management/Pilot Studies/Air Traffic Controller Studies
16:00 Digital Business and Innovation
16:00 Global Business (French, German, Spanish, US, Canada)
16:30 Marketing Innovation and Technology
Time DCU Institute of Education
13:00 Why Choose to study Education at DCU?
13:30 Bachelor of Early Childhood Education
13:30 Bachelor of Religious Education with English or History or Music (Post Primary Teaching)
14:00 Bachelor of Education (Primary Teaching)
14:00 BSc in Education and Training
14:30 Bachelor of Education Gaeilge and French or German or Spanish (Post Primary Teaching)
14:30 Bachelor of Early Childhood Education
15:00 Bachelor of Religious Education with English or History or Music (Post Primary Teaching)
15:00 Bachelor of Education (Primary Teaching)
15:30 BSc in Education and Training
15:30 Bachelor of Education Gaeilge and French or German or Spanish (Post Primary Teaching)
16:00 Bachelor of Education (Primary Teaching)
Time Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
13:00 Why Choose to study a Humanities course at DCU?
13:30 Applied Language and Translation Studies 
13:30 Law and Society 
14:00 Bachelor of Joint Honours 
14:00 International Relations 
14:30 Communication Studies
14:30 Economics, Politics and Law 
15:00 Journalism 
15:00 Climate and Environmental Sustainability
15:30 Social Sciences and Cultural Innovation 
15:30 Multimedia 
16:00 Jazz and Contemporary Music Performance 
16:00 Gnó agus Gaeilge 
Time Faculty of Science and Health
13:00 Why Choose to study Science at DCU?
13:30 Chemical and Pharma Sciences
13:30 Applied Physics
14:00 Psychology in DCU
14:00 Sport Science and Health 
14:00 Actuarial and Financial Maths 
14:30 Physical Sciences with Maths/Biology
14:30 Athletic Therapy and Training
15:00 Analytical Science
15:00 Nursing at DCU
15:30 Biotechnology 
16:00 Health and Society 
16:00 Genetics and Cell Biology 
16:30 Science Education 
16:30 Environmental Science and Technology
Time Faculty of Engineering and Computing
13:00 Why Choose to study Engineering or Computing DCU?
13:30 Biomedical Engineering
13:30 Data Science
14:00 Mechatronic Engineering
14:00 Computer Science
14:30 Electronic and Computing Engineering 
14:30 Computing for Business
15:00 Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
15:00 Mechanical and Sustainability Engineering
15:30 Computer Science
15:30 Electronic and Computing Engineering 
16:00 Mechatronic Engineering 
16:00 Computing for Business
16:30 Data Science

Timetable for In-Person Open Day on 20th November

Code Programme Time Room Speaker
DC002 Bachelor of Education (BEd) - Primary Teaching

10.00,
11.00,
13.00

E218 Catherine Furlong
DC003 Bachelor of Education (BEd) - Primary Teaching (Gaeltacht Applicants) 10.00,
11.00,
13.00
E218 Catherine Furlong
DC004 Bachelor of Education (BEd) Primary Teaching (Restricted Entry) CIC 10.30,
12.00
F219 Anne Lodge
DC001 Bachelor of Early Childhood Education 11.00, 12.00 E214 Marlene McCormackJ
DC235 Education and Training 11.30, 12.30 E224 Jane O'Kelly
DC010
DC011
DC012
Bachelor of Religious Education with English or History or Music 10.00,
12.00, 13.00
E223 PJ Sexton
DC013 Post Primary Teacher Education – Gaeilge and French or German or Spanish 11.00, 12.30 F220 TBC
DC015 Post-Primary Teacher Education - Technology, Graphics and Engineering 11.00, 12.00 F213 Charlotte Holland

 

Talks Time Rooms Speakers
Computing Talks 10:00,
11:00,
12:00,
13:00
LG25 LG26 Dr. Marija Bezbradica, Dr. John McKenna, Dr. Annalina Caputo and Dr. Tomas Ward
Engineering Talks 10:00,
11:00,
12:00,
13:00
SA301 TBC

 

Demonstrations There will be active demonstrations for students to view. Demos from Mechanical and Manufacturing, Mechatronic, Mechanical and Sustainability, Biomedical, Electronic and Computing Engineering will run in the foyer and workshops of the Stokes building.

Course Time Location
Bachelor of Arts: Joints Honours 11:00,
12:00,
13:00
CG86
Jazz and Contemporary Music Performance 12:00 CG11
Jazz and Contemporary Music Performance 10:30 SPD.E403
(St. Patrick's Campus)
BCL (Law and Society) 11:00,
12:00,
13:00
CG12
International Relations 11:00,
12:00,
13:00
CG12
Economics, Politics and Law 11:00,
12:00,
13:00
CG12
Communication Studies, Journalism and Multimedia 11:00,
12:00,
13:00
C104
Social Sciences and Cultural Innovation 11:00,
12:00,
13:00
CG05
Applied Language and Translation Studies 10:30,
11:30,
13:30
CG08A
Global Challenges 11:00,
12:00,
13:00
C115
Climate and Environmental Sustainability 11:00,
12:00,
13:00
CG04
Gaeilge at DCU 11:00,
13:00
CG06

There will be an opportunity for visitors to talk to staff and students of the School of Communications in the following rooms:

School of Comms Time Location
Communication Studies / Journalism / Multimedia 10.00 – 14.00 C165
Radio studio 11.00 - 12.00 Radio Studio
Photography Studio 11.00 – 13.00 C102

 

 

Topic Time Location
Why choose DCU Business? 10:15
12:15
QG13
Q120
Business Studies 11:15,
12:15,
13:15
QG13
Accounting and Finance 11:00,
12:00,
13:00
QG15
Business Studies International 10:15
11:15
QG21
Global Business 11:00,
12:00,
13:00
QG27
Marketing, Innovation, Technology 10:30, 
11:30, 
12:30
Q121
Aviation Management 11:00, 
12:00,
13:00
Q122
Digital Business and Innovation 11:15,
13:15
Q120

 

Course Time Location
Physics General Entry 11:00, 
12:00, 
13:00
XG22
Applied Physics 11:00, 
12:00, 
13:00
XG22
Physics with Astronomy 11:00, 
12:00, 
13:00
XG22
Physics with Biomedical Sciences 11:00, 
12:00, 
13:00
XG22
Physics with Data Analytics 11:00, 
12:00, 
13:00
XG22
Science Education 11:00, 
12:00, 
XG15
Chemical Science General Entry 11:00, 
12:00, 
13:00
XG19
Analytical Science 11:00, 
12:00, 
13:00
XG19
Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences 11:00, 
12:00, 
13:00
XG19
Chemistry with Artificial Intelligence 11:00, 
12:00, 
13:00
XG19
Environmental Science and Technology 11:00, 
12:00, 
13:00
XG19
Biological Sciences General Entry 11:00, 
12:00, 
13:00
XG20
Biotechnology 11:00, 
12:00, 
13:00
XG20
Genetics and Cell Biology 11:00, 
12:00, 
13:00
XG20
Bioprocessing 11:00, 
12:00, 
13:00
XG20
Sport Science and Health 11:00, 
12:00, 
13:00
HG23
Athletic Therapy and Training 11:00, 
12:00, 
13:00
HG23
Physical Education with Biology 11:00, 
12:00, 
13:00
HG23
Physical Education with Maths 11:00, 
12:00, 
13:00
HG23
General Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Intellectual Disability Nursing, Children’s and General Nursing (Integrated) 11:00, 
12:00, 
13:00
HG20
Health and Society 11:00, 
12:00, 
13:00
HG18
Common Entry into Actuarial and Financial Mathematics 11:00, 
12:00, 
13:00
HG19
Actuarial Mathematics 11:00, 
12:00, 
13:00
HG19
Psychology 11:00, 
12:00, 
13:00
HG22
Psychology and Mathematics 11:00, 
12:00, 
13:00
HG22
Psychology and Disruptive Technologies 11:00, 
12:00, 
13:00
HG22

 

 

Tours: Biotechnology laboratory tours departing from the Biotechnology stand in the Lonsdale (X) Building 11.30, 12.30, 13.30
Tours: Nursing Skills lab tours departing from the Nursing, Psychotherapy and Community Health stand in the H Building 10.30, 11.00, 11.30, 12.00, 12.30, 13.00, 13.30
Talk TIme Glasnevin Campus Location
DCU Accommodation 10.15

T101 (Terence Larkin Lecture Theatre)

Access Service/Higher Education Access Route (HEAR) 10.15

Cuilín Room ‘U’ Student Centre

INTRA (Work Placement) 10.15

Solas Room 'U' Student Centre

Advisory Session for Parents/Guardians 11.15

T101 (Terence Larkin Lecture Theatre)

Study Abroad with DCU: Erasmus / Exchange Opportunities 11.15

Cuilín Room ‘U’ Student Centre

‘Purposely different: How DCU is re-imagining higher education for the 21st century’ 11.15

Solas Room 'U' Student Centre

Sport and Performance Sport Opportunities in DCU 12.15

T101 (Terence Larkin Lecture Theatre)

INTRA (Work Placement) 12.15

Cuilín Room ‘U’ Student Centre

Applicants with a Disability/Specific Learning Difficulty 12.15

Solas Room 'U' Student Centre

Advisory Session for Parents/Guardians 13.15

T101 (Terence Larkin Lecture Theatre)

Student Life at DCU 13.15

Cuilín Room ‘U’ Student Centre

‘Purposely different: How DCU is re-imagining higher education for the 21st century’ 13.15

Solas Room 'U' Student Centre

Talk TIme St Patrick's Campus Location
Applicants with a Disability/Specific Learning Difficulty 10.15 D210
Sport and Performance Sport Opportunities in DCU 10.15 D211
Advisory Session for Parents/Guardians 11.15 D210
Access Service/Higher Education Access Route (HEAR) 11.15 D211
DCU Accommodation 12.15 D210

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