DCU is currently finalising plans for a phased and incremental return to campus (including for research students), with a view to welcoming all students to the DCU campuses in September.
The start date for postgraduate students is September 20th.
For all the latest updates and information on attendance at DCU's campuses this September, please click here
This site will be updated regularly with information on the first semester, taking into account all government guidelines and public health advice. Information will also be posted to our official Twitter, Instagram and Facebook accounts. Please check this site regularly and follow us on social media.
To view our list of courses that are still accepting application, click here.
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Whether you’ve just finished college, or you’re a professional looking to upskill, pivot or maybe even start your second career, DCU has something for you.
Application Process & Scholarships/Funding Opportunities
Wherever you are from, here at DCU you’ll be living and working with people from all over the world. Currently, over 3000 of our students are international and are from 123 different countries.
We also have a large number of academics from international backgrounds, so your learning and teaching experience will place you in a truly international and stimulating environment.
Study with Inspiring Academics
DCU is ranked 19th in the World for Graduate Employment Rate.*
We strive to produce ambitious, creative, innovative talent that can flourish and add value in the evolving workplace and in wider society. DCU graduates continue to be in high demand with employers. Our team of professional careers advisors ensure a tailored approach to assist you in achieving your future employment goals.
* QS Quality Employability Rankings 2020
The DCU Alumni Office aims to build a lifelong supportive relationship with our graduates, starting with strong engagement through your postgraduate student experience and maintaining this relationship when you begin your professional career.
With over 85,000 Alumni worldwide, there are a number of engagement opportunities for our graduates to volunteer with, including the DCU Mentorship Programmes, the DCU Emerging Leaders Programme and DCU International Chapters.
Our annual Alumni Awards honour our exceptional graduates who have excelled in their chosen field. You can click here to see the 2020 Alumni Awardees.
The Alumni magazine, DCU Voices is an annual publication, both online and print, that is written about our graduates, by our graduates. It includes graduate profiles, interviews, DCU news and event articles, and much more. You can read the 2020 Voices magazine here.
Finally, we are delighted to extend the Alumni Reduced Fee Scheme exclusive to all DCU graduates and outgoing final year students from the university. It applies to students commencing the first year of a full time or part time taught Masters Programme for the 2021/22 academic year.
For more information, see dcu.ie/alumni
Virtual Campus Tour
Get to know us better by taking a virtual tour of our three vibrant campuses. We've also created many shorter videos featuring DCU highlights that you would normally see as part of a physical campus tour.
- A birds eye view of our three academic campuses
- DCU Business School
- DCU School of Biotechnology and School of Chemical Sciences Teaching Labs
- DCU School of Physical Sciences Teaching Labs
- DCU School of Computing Teaching Labs
- DCU Engineering Teaching Labs
- DCU Language Labs
- DCU Libraries
- DCU School of Law and Government Moot Court
- DCU Music Facilities
- DCU School of Communications
- DCU Sport
- DCU St Patricks Campus
- DCU 'U' Student Centre