CAO - Courses and Prospectus
Courses and Prospectus


For anyone who is visually impaired, an accessible version of our prospectus can be found here.

Online Course Finder

Students in U Building
New Courses

New Courses

All of our courses at DCU focus on getting you career ready and provide you with the skills you need to take on an ever changing world. From chemical sciences to digital business to sustainability, there is something to suit your interests and goals for your future.

You can catch up with the recordings from our New Courses Taster Day from 24th February.


Recorded Webinar Information Sessions


CAO - Chat With Current Students (Unibuddy)
Chat With Current Students (Unibuddy)

Chat With Current Students

Have you got a question about a DCU course or student life? Why not start a conversation with one of our student ambassadors or read their blogs to find out more about their experiences at DCU - or "to find out more about what life is really like at DCU"

Chat here with Unibuddy

Students on Open Day
Open Days and Recordings

Open Days

You are welcome to visit us at one of our undergraduate Open Days 

Explore DCU (Virtual Open Day recordings)

Check out our videos about DCU courses, our taster lectures, the student experience and sports scholarships.

CAO - Student Experience
Student Experience (Podcasts and Blogs)

In Conversation With: The Student View

Are you intrigued to learn more about a DCU course from a student's perspective? If so, you've come to the right place! Watch DCU students talking about their courses, modules, college life and plans for after graduation!

Discover Your Future at DCU: Webinar Series

If you want to learn more about DCU courses, campuses, student experience, HEAR/DARE, Sport Scholarships, and much more, then click here. 

Student Experience

DCU students share their experience about what it's really like to study at DCU. Listen to our watch our fully subtitled podcasts. Read our student blogs:

  • Podcasts: TeamDCU - the Student Perspective
  • Podcasts: Career Conversations Series 1
  • Podcasts: Career Conversations Series 2
  • PodcastsStudent Stories from the DCU Access Service

Student Blogs

Read our student blogs with hear about first-hand insights, experience and advice about studying in DCU.

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Graduate Profiles / INTRA Work Placement

Graduate Profiles

For any students considering DCU on their CAO, here are a few stories from graduates, highlighting the wide variety of courses on offer at DCU.


Discover more about INTRA, DCU's work placement programme.

A group of different students of all backgrounds are all standing in front of a DCU Sign. They are all looking at and talking in front of a laptop, as thought they are working on a project together.


Find out about QQI FET Entry Routes for 2023.

Discover more at our first ever QQI FET Open Day, Friday 3 March, 2023.

CAO - Advice for Parents/Guardians
Advice for Parents/Guardians


Check out all our useful information for parents and guardians.

CAO - Useful Links (From Accommodation to Sport Scholarships)
Useful Links

Useful Links

Here you will find links to multiple areas that may be of interest to you such as:

CAO - Inspirational Teaching
Inspirational Teaching

We know that having an inspirational teacher can make a huge difference to how you learn. Here in DCU, we wanted to share with you some short videos of DCU’s excellent teaching staff who really know how to bring their subject to life.

We asked DCU lecturers what inspires them to teach and how they motivate their students to learn. Check out the video playlist, we think you'll like what you hear.

CAO - Book your DCU School Visit
Book your DCU School Visit

Options available to you include:

1. DCU Overview Presentation: 30 min presentation providing an overview of the courses on offer in DCU as well as HEAR, DARE and other entry pathways; the value of getting involved in Clubs and Societies; are you eligible for a Sport Scholarship; accommodation, how and when to apply; and where you can discover further information and support on all areas.

2. Subject Specific Presentation: Are your students interested in a talk related to a specific discipline (e.g. Business, Languages, Education, Nursing, Chemistry). Please email directly to organise.

Register your interest and your preference for a Virtual or In-Person presentation.