10% Masters Reduced Fee for Alumni
10% Masters Reduced Fee for Alumni

Reduced Fees for Alumni

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 2023/24 academic year. 

Click here to find out more about our Alumni reduced fee scheme
International Students
International Students

International Students

International Students

International Students

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.

Click here to find out more about the DCU Global Recruitment Team




19th in the World for Graduate Employment Rate

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

Click here to find out more about the DCU Careers Service


Click here to listen to the Careers Conversation Podcast


Click here to hear how postgraduate study can elevate your career. 

Study with Inspiring Academics
Study with Inspiring Academics

Study with Inspiring Academics

Dr. Peter Taylor

Assistant Professor at the Centre for Astrophysics and Relativity (CfAR), School of Mathematical Sciences

My research includes the problem of motion in General Relativity, including strong self-interaction effects. This is relevant for modelling binary black hole systems (where one black hole is much larger than the other).  These systems are a key astrophysical source of gravitational waves and are being targeted by the European Space Agency's eLISA mission.

Dr. Pierangelo Rosati

Assistant Professor in Business Analytics, DCU Business School

I am working on a number of research projects on data analytics, business value of IT, FinTech, Blockchain, cloud computing, and cyber security.  Many of these research projects are in direct collaboration with industry

Dr. Joss Moorkens

Assistant Professor, School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies

I publish, research and teach in the area of Translation - Translation technology; translation ethics; translation and sociology; machine translation; translation technology user studies for desktop and mobile; usability.

Dr. Paola Rivetti

Assistant Professor in Politics of the Middle East and International Relations, School of Law and Government

My interests include comparative politics, mobilisation, comparative governance and public policy, Middle East politics and Area studies.

Dr. Suzanne Little

Associate Professor, School of Computing

My interests include content-based analysis and indexing of digital multimedia - principally images and video - using computer vision, machine learning and related techniques. This can be for object or event detection, segmentation, classification and/or tracking. Example applications include surveillance, document reuse (eg, lectures), traffic or instrumented vehicles, smart cities, cultural heritage, sport or entertainment. I am also interested in the consequences of biased visual datasets and models. 

Dr. Gabriel-Miro Muntean

Associate Professor, School of Electronic Engineering

My research interests include quality-oriented and performance-related issues of adaptive multimedia delivery, performance of wired and wireless communications, energy-aware networking and personalized technology-enhanced learning.

Dr. Geraldine French

Programme Chair, Bachelor of Early Childhood Education Language, Literacy and Early Childhood Education

My research interests revolve around professional practice in early childhood settings  Areas include adult child interactions in settings that support children at risk of educational inequality; the use of film-stimulated reflective dialogues to enhance professional practice; conflict resolution among young children.

Dr. Jones Irwin

Associate Professor, School of Human Development

My main research and teaching interests are currently in the areas of Philosophy of Education, Multi-Denominational Ethos and Contemporary Continental Thought.

Dr. Monica Ward

Assistant Head for Teaching Excellence, School of Computing

I am interested in Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL), Computer Science Education, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning and Educational Technologies, Computer Assisted Learning and Human Factors in Computing.


Lorna Fitzsimons

Dr. Lorna Fitzsimons

Assistant Professor, School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering 

My research expertise and interests include the water-energy nexus: water and wastewater treatment; thermodynamics and exergy analysis; energy auditing, modelling and benchmarking; LCA; control and automation for energy efficiency. My PhD focused on energy optimisation in the semiconductor manufacturing industry (Intel). 

Prof. Derek Molloy

Professor, School of Electronic Engineering

I lecture in Connected Embedded Systems, Object-oriented Programming, and Digital & Analogue Electronics at postgraduate and undergraduate levels. My research interests are in the fields of Embedded Systems, Computer & Machine Vision, Graphics & Visualisation and e-Learning. 

Dr. Brien Nolan

Deputy Dean, Faculty of Science and Health

My principal research interests are General Relativity (space-time singularities and cosmic censorship; black holes; wave propagation in curved spacetimes) and Mathematics Education (third level teaching and learning; post-primary mathematics teacher education). 

Dr. Áine MacNamara

Associate Professor in Elite Performance
Chair, Professional Doctorate in Elite Performance (Sport)
School of Health and Human Performance

My research programme is focused on the broad area of talent development processes across performance domains. Although primarily developed in sport, the research has and will continue to examine these processes across multiple domains and at various levels of participation – excellence in its broadest sense from elite levels of performance through to participation. 


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. See the 2022 Alumni Awardees here.


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. Read the 2021 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 2023/24 academic year. 

For more information, see dcu.ie/alumni


Graduate Profiles
Graduate Profiles

Graduate Profiles

For any students considering postgraduate study, here are a few stories from graduates, highlighting the wide variety of courses and opportunities on offer here at DCU.