University College Dublin

University College Dublin is a research university located in the Republic of Dublin, Ireland. University College Dublin in partnership with Study Group provides foundation-level pathway programmes leading to top universities in Ireland.

  • Average Tuition EUR 16,480
  • Total Cost EUR 16,480

School Description

University College Dublin was established in the year 1854, its founding rector was John Henry Cardinal Newman. University College Dublin was initially known as the Catholic University of Ireland, and then was renamed to Royal University before eventually being renamed to University College Dublin in the year 1908 after becoming part of the National University of Ireland (NUI). The school started operating as an independent educational institute from 1997 onwards.

Today, University College Dublin over its rich history of 160 years has become one of Europe's leading research-intensive universities. UCD's International Foundation Year programme offers international students direct pathway to University College Dublin undergraduate programmes. University College Dublin is recognized as Ireland's largest university and currently it hosts over 30,000 students from more than 120 countries across the globe. International students make up almost 25% of the total population in UCD's student body.

Pathway Programs

  • Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland

    Advanced Management Performance

    EUR 16,480 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. This programme is a powerful and transformational learning experience that incorporates the key skills of strategic thinking, marketing insight, financial acumen, balanced decision-making and personal impact making it a very practically-oriented programme. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

  • Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland

    Business and Executive Coaching

    EUR 16,480 Tuition Fee

    Designed for established and aspiring coaches, this programme will provide participants with the competencies to deliver coaching to senior leaders in organisations, contract appropriately with organisations, address questions of assessment and evaluation and work effectively with the psychological dimension of coaching.

  • Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland

    Business Finance

    EUR 16,480 Tuition Fee

    An integrated or combined program in accounting and finance that prepares individuals to function as accountants and financial managers or analysts.

  • Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland

    Corporate Governance

    EUR 16,480 Tuition Fee

    This programme offers an in-depth knowledge of corporate governance and a sound knowledge and understanding of the legal and regulatory framework relevant to directors and board members. Furthermore, participants will acquire an understanding of the technical competence necessary to carry out the varied tasks required of company directors.

  • Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland

    Health Care Management

    EUR 16,480 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to develop, plan, and manage health care operations and services within health care facilities and across health care systems. Includes instruction in planning, business management, financial management, public relations, human resources management, health care systems operation and management, health care resource allocation and policy making, health law and regulations, and applications to specific types of health care services.

  • Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland


    EUR 16,480 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on leadership skills that can be applied to a business, government, non-profit, or educational setting. Includes instruction in organizational planning, dynamics of leadership, finance, team building, conflict resolution and mediation, communication and other management skills.

  • Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland

    Strategy Development and Innovation

    EUR 16,480 Tuition Fee

    The focus on Strategy Development and Innovation provide the knowledge and skills required to reach the highest level, whether in a commercial or public sector context. It offers business managers and directors with a versatile, strategic toolkit to bring coherence and direction to the actions and decisions of the organization.

  • Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland

    Team Coaching

    EUR 16,480 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the professional practice of social welfare administration and counseling.The aim of this programme is to equip experienced coaches with the competence and confidence to provide a high-quality team coaching service with the ability to make sense of, and work with, the often-complex dynamics with which the coach is faced Includes instruction in social welfare policy; casework planning; social counseling and intervention strategies; administrative procedures and regulations; and specific applications in areas such as child welfare and family services, probation, employment services, and disability counseling.

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  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 248


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    Established in 1854


    University College Dublin currently ranks within the top 1% of institutions globally.

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        Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland

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