Study at Dublin City University (DCU), Ireland

  • Dublin City University is among the top five universities in Ireland, with over 17, 000 students
  • Dublin City University is the 5th best university in Ireland and ranks 422nd worldwide as per QS World Rankings 
  • Dublin City University is Ireland’s No. 1 University in the Top 50 under 50
  • Founded in 1975
  • Dublin City University pioneered the trend of work placement as a part of the programme design, a trend that other universities caught up with
  • Dublin City University offers over 100 degrees in Humanities, Business, Law, Architecture, Science,  Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing and also, holds the distinction of being the world’s first university to establish an Institute of Ethics.
  • Dublin City University has student exchange programmes with 100 + universities in Europe, Asia and USA and is ranked among the top 300 universities in the world for the study of ‘Arts and Humanities’ as well as ‘Social Sciences’
  • Located in the heart of Dublin, the capital city of Ireland (rated as one of the best student cities in the world)

Why Study in Ireland

  • 2 Years Stay Back: 1 Year Masters / MBA and 2 years Post-study Work Visa. Bachelors degree provides at least 1 year stay back
  • Education Quality: Ireland’s education ranks in the Top 10 in the World
  • Safe & Friendly: One of the safest and the friendliest country in the world
  • 100% English-speaking Country: Ireland is an English speaking country. Remember – Northern Ireland is a part of the United Kingdom (UK) and Southern part of Ireland is known as the Republic of Ireland
  • Companies in Ireland: You name some of the topmost companies and most of them will have their European headquarters (HQs) in Ireland. Ireland has the best of the tech world: Google, HP, Apple, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Amazon, SAP, Twitter, Infosys, TCS, and mostly all.Ireland is the largest exporter of software in the world and rates amongst the top five producers of pharmaceuticals and fine chemicals globally. The ever-increasing demands of this high technology economy have ensured that the higher education technological sector offers the highest and most advanced standards and opportunities available today. 75+ Biopharmaceutical companies are in Ireland. Ireland is the 7th largest exporter of medicinal and pharmaceutical products in the world in 2014
  • Tax Structure: The taxation in Ireland for companies is 12.5%. Thus, you will have access to some of the topmost companies’ EU HQs in a smaller country. Again, there are top Institutions in Ireland and since its 100% English speaking, even the Companies prefer to be in Ireland
  • Permanent Residency: Ireland offers a great opportunity to settle down in the country if you have a job of over Euro 30000 annually!
So all in all, ONE year Masters + 2 Years Work Permit + Opportunity to Settle Down with access to work in 28 European countries!

For more detailed reasons and information about advantages of studying in Ireland, check out our Why Study in Ireland page

Entry Requirements to Study at DCU, Ireland

General entry requirements (exact requirements may vary from course to course) Postgraduate Courses: At least 65 % in Bachelors (we recommend 60 %) or CGPA of 7 or higher (on a scale of 10). IELTS: 6.5 with no less than 6.0  in each module (or equivalent TOEFL 92 with all sections 21 and above or a minimum PTE score of 63, with no section score below 59) Undergraduate Courses (after 12th): 80 % or higher for most courses. IELTS: 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in each module (or equivalent of TOEFL 92 or PTE score)

Dublin City University, Ireland Scholarships

Dublin City University, Ireland offers a range of scholarships for Indian students. Scholarships are upto 100% of the tuition fee. We encourage students to apply for Dublin City University, Ireland scholarships as early as possible. For more information, you can always contact us, and we will help you right through the Dublin City University, Ireland scholarship application process at no cost

Several of DCU scholarships for Indian students:

Sports Scholarship: The DCU sports scholarship is an athlete led development programme whereby a network of support services and expertise are tailored to the individual needs of the athlete. The programme grades support depending on the athlete’s achievement, potential and need, with the objective of remaining flexible to support the diverse needs of the athlete. In the past, students have been awarded sport scholarships in Athletics, Basketball, Boxing, Camogie, Canoe, Gaelic Football, Golf, Handball, Hockey, Hurling, Rugby, Rowing, Sailing, Soccer and Tennis. DCU is also committed to the development of sporting excellence amongst students with a disability.

The Government of Ireland International Education Scholarships: The Government of Ireland International Education Scholarships are open to students from outside the EU/EEA and provide an individual stipend of €10,000 and full fee waiver to 60 beneficiaries for one full year study on a Bachelor, Master or PhD programme.

Erasmus Mundus Scheme: An Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD), is a prestigious, integrated, international study programme, jointly delivered by an international consortium of higher education institutions. EMJMDs award EU-funded scholarships to the best student candidates applying under annual selection rounds. Study must take place in at least two of the programme countries. Part of the studies can also take place where there is a partner-country institution involved. An EMJMD is a study programme of 60, 90 or 120 ECTS. This means that it lasts from a minimum of 12 months, to a maximum of 24 months and is open for Master’s students.

Dublin City University, Ireland (DCU) Application Deadline

While there is no official deadline for applications, courses at DCU fill up very fast. Typically, applicants may wish to apply by October in the previous year to when they hope to begin their course at DCU eg. If you are planning on a September 2020 start, you should apply by September 2019 preferably. Masters level courses at DCU get full very fast especially if you are looking to gain an admit to the courses in the disciplines of Business, Pharmacy, Nursing, Engineering, Computing, Law and many others.  

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ILW Education Consultants are the best study in Ireland consultants in Mumbai. I was not sure about the right country to select. They not only guided me but helped with my applications. I joined DCU’s Management course. I am now working in Ireland. Thanks to ILW Team!


Study in Ireland

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