Dublin City University (DCU) is one of the top universities in Ireland, offering a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses. It was the first university in Ireland to introduce work placement (INTRA) as part of its degree programmes.

DCU has the following Faculties and Schools:
- DCU Business School
- Oscail Distance Education
- Faculty Of Engineering & Computing (Computing; Electronic Engineering; Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering)
- Faculty Of Science & Health (Biotechnology; Chemical Sciences; Health & Human Performance; Mathematical Sciences; Nursing; Physical Sciences)
- Faculty Of Humanities & Social Sciences (Applied Language & Intercultural Studies; Communications; Education Studies; Fiontar; Institute of Ethics; Law & Government)

DCU's Executive MBA is accredited by The Association of MBA's (AMBA). The MSc in Electronic Commerce programme has been awarded the prestigious EPAS accreditation.

Dublin City University is a research led University. Postgraduate research supervision is provided across all disciplines including engineering, technology, business, communications, humanities, science and health. Research Centres include the National Centre for Plasma Science and Technology; National Centre for Sensor Research; Research Institute for Networks and Communications Engineering; National Institute for Cellular Biotechnology.


- 6th in the Sunday Times Ireland University Guide 2010.

- Placed among the top 300 universities in the world, ranked 279th globally in the Times Higher Education - QS World University Rankings 2009, up 23 places from 302nd in 2008.

- It was named Irish University of the Year 2004-2005 by the Sunday Times (UK).

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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