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Benefits for Learners

Discover the benefits of a DCU micro-credential for you.

Advance Yourself and Your Career

DCU Micro-credentials provide you with flexible access to higher education at a pace that aligns with your personal and professional commitments. Engage in these bite-sized, relevant, accredited, and stackable offerings to demonstrate your value and ability.

Achieve the 3 A's:  

  • Amplify your competitiveness and personal brand

Micro-credentials are a quick and easy way to start shaping your education into a personal brand. Sharing micro-credentials on your CV or LinkedIn will ensure you stand out from the crowd, allowing you to attract bigger and better opportunities in your life and career.

  • Advance a higher education pathway

Whether you are a new graduate, returning to higher education or exploring it for the first time, micro-credentials can help you further your skills and knowledge in your chosen field. One of the key characteristics of DCU micro-credentials is their stackability. Individual micro-credentials can be stacked like lego blocks towards larger degrees and qualifications. 

  • Achieve your true potential by building your confidence to take the next step in your career

Micro-credentials can help you demonstrate the knowledge and skills you have gained to your current employer and the wider world. Micro-credentials verified by Dublin City University are trusted and recognised by employers and organisations globally. You can take them anywhere.