Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College Dublin, located in Dublin’s city centre, is Ireland's leading university offering bachelor's and master's degree programs through its 24 schools and three faculties of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences; Engineering, Maths & Science; and Health Sciences. Trinity College Dublin also offers a postgraduate diploma in accounting which is fully accredited by ACCA, Chartered Accountants Ireland and CIMA.

  • Average Tuition EUR 15,300
  • Students 17,000
  • International Students 25%

School Description

Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin was established by a royal charter in 1592 during a time in Western Europe when the existence of a university was thought to increase the prestige of a state. Trinity College was the first, (and still is) the only college of the University of Dublin, which makes these two names synonymous with each other.

Today, Trinity is Ireland's highest ranking university. It has around 17,000 students, a 51-acre campus with a large number of buildings with historic architecture and state-of-the-art modern facilities. Trinity College Dublin has created and developled one of Europe's most sought-after undergraduate and postgraduate business programmes. The University has produced many world famous names like writers, Oscar Wilde and Samuel Beckett (Nobel laureate); scientists, William Rowan Hamilton and Ernest Walton (Nobel laureate); political thinker Edmund Burke’ and the former President of Ireland and UNHCR, Mary Robinson. Trinity College Dublin houses a Centre for Innovation(CSI) which operates as a cross campus and cross community research and development facility aimed to create a space that fosters social innovation and social entrepreneurial action.

Diploma Programs

  • College Green, Dublin 2, Co. Dublin, Ireland

    21st Century Teaching and Learning

    EUR 15,300 Tuition Fee

    The aim of this course is to equip in-service teachers with the requisite knowledge, skills and competence to support the development of an innovative learning culture within schools, that is team-based, technology mediated, project-focused and cross curricular. The course modules aim to enhance the expertise of participant teachers in new models of teaching and learning with particular emphasis on Science Technology Engineering Maths/Computer Science. They also aim to address complex challenges related to developing an inclusive educational environment and preparing all school students for higher academic aspiration and progression, through a focus on whole school culture, leadership and change. It is intended that participant teachers will learn how to develop and lead a ‘cultural change process’ within the classroom and the wider school community.

  • College Green, Dublin 2, Co. Dublin, Ireland

    Accounting

    EUR 15,300 Tuition Fee

    Designed for non-accounting graduates, this full time eight month conversion course fast tracks students towards becoming a qualified accountant and focuses on the fundamentals of financial accounting, management accounting, corporate finance, audit, taxation and related areas. The programme provides significant exemptions from the examinations of professional accountancy bodies. It is fully accredited by ACCA, Chartered Accountants Ireland and CIMA.

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    Ageing Health and Wellbeing in Intellectual Disability

    EUR 15,300 Tuition Fee

    This interdisciplinary course will develop and strengthen the skills, competencies and knowledge of students, thus enabling them to promote and develop excellence in the delivery of care for people with an intellectual disability. Students will explore the physical health, policy and complex care needs of people with intellectual disabilities. The course will prepare them as leaders in quality and person-centred care for people with intellectual disabilities as they age.

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    Applied Linguistics

    EUR 15,300 Tuition Fee

    This long-established course is aimed at teachers of second and foreign languages. The discipline of applied linguistics investigates a range of issues around language in contemporary society. Among these, the most prominent issues – and the central topics of the M.Phil. in Applied Linguistics – are those surrounding second and foreign language education. It is often said that globalisation has made the learning of additional languages an essential goal in education, but in truth, language learning has been important in most places at most times. In spite of this, language education in its various aspects was under-researched until the 1960s, so that applied linguistics is a relatively young, but increasingly important field.

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    Art History

    EUR 15,300 Tuition Fee

    A central element of the course is a module in research methods that explores the principal sources and methodologies applicable to advanced study in the history of art. In addition, students choose four electives that offer detailed engagement with particular periods and media. These modules cover subjects such as: Medieval Monastic Ireland; Interpreting Ireland’s Built Heritage; Ireland and France, 1800–2000; Religious Art in Ireland; Themes and Agendas in Modern and Contemporary Irish Art; and Medieval Manuscripts in Irish Collections. The taught modules prepare students to undertake a substantial research dissertation of 15,000–20,000 words on a selected subject under the supervision of a member of staff.

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    Biodiversity and Conservation

    EUR 15,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

  • College Green, Dublin 2, Co. Dublin, Ireland

    Biological Psychiatry

    EUR 15,300 Tuition Fee

    The Postgraduate Certificate course in Biological Psychiatry is designed to address the major neuroscience developments and challenges in psychiatry and their clinical application. The TCD Discipline of Psychiatry in the School of Medicine has established expertise in neuropsychiatric genetics, molecular neuroscience, neuroimaging, neuropsychology, clinical trials, biostatistics and research methodology. The Discipline has strong links with the Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience with several of its senior members being PI’s. In recent years members of the Discipline have authored landmark papers in leading scientific journals such as New England Journal of Medicine, Nature, Nature Genetics, Molecular Psychiatry, American Journal of Psychiatry, Archives of General Psychiatry, Human Molecular Genetics and Biological Psychiatry.

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    Child Protection and Welfare

    EUR 15,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Social Work. The program offers courses that enable students to work with individuals, groups, and communities. The program requires students to participate in social work agencies, children's homes, and other institutions.

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    Childrens Nursing

    EUR 15,300 Tuition Fee

    This course aims to develop and expand knowledge, skills and attitudes in nurses towards infants, children and their parents and family, as a unit in society. The course is designed to equip nurses to deliver primary health care, acute, rehabilitative and palliative care as required and to foster the process of continuing education and research in paediatric nursing practice. Students must be registered, or be eligible to register, in one of the three disciplines in nursing- general, psychiatry, intellectual disability nursing and 6 months post registration experience since initial registration is required. Students must have a Diploma in Nursing, or a TCD access to Nursing programme or a Degree in Nursing.

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    Chinese Studies

    EUR 15,300 Tuition Fee

    Chinese Studies is a multidisciplinary field of study, drawing upon and integrating disciplines such as History, Linguistics, Politics, Social Policy, Cultural Studies and Translation Studies. The course focuses on China today and China over the last century. This course offers a unique and vibrant educational experience which equips its students to be global citizens. The M.Phil. programme offers the opportunity to engage with key aspects of contemporary China, including its political and economic landscape, modern history, society, popular culture and language. Given China’s economic impact and international reach, this course equips its graduates to engage deeply with contemporary China. The multidisciplinary nature of the course can accommodate students from a wide range of backgrounds.

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    Christian Theology

    EUR 15,300 Tuition Fee

    This MPhil in Christian Theology provides students with the opportunity to gain an in-depth knowledge of the core disciplines of theology and to develop skills of critical thinking in relation to them. Its focus, on pluralist and critically constructive theological studies of the highest academic standing, will allow students to contribute to public debates on religious/theological issues in contemporary societies.

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    Classics

    EUR 15,300 Tuition Fee

    The M.Phil. in Classics is designed both for those who are already fully trained in the classical languages and for those who have completed non-language based degrees. The course provides students with an excellent grounding in postgraduate research skills in Classics. It also hones the sort of analytical, written, and verbal communication skills that are highly valued and effective in careers outside the university and education sectors. Since its establishment in 2008 the M.Phil. in Classics has attracted students from all over the world. Many have gone on to do doctoral studies in Trinity College and in other universities internationally.

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    Clinical Health Science Education

    EUR 15,300 Tuition Fee

    The Postgraduate diploma in CHSE offers suitably qualified health care practitioners an opportunity to develop their skills in teaching, assessment, curriculum design, development, evaluation and research. The student teachers on this course learn these skills in both stimulated and professional practice contexts which are underpinned by the philosophy of interdisciplinary learning. This results in teachers who are thoughtful, critical and more importantly prepared for the challenges of teaching within higher education. Students are required to maintain a portfolio throughout the course and are required to complete 100 hours of teaching practice (80 hours classroom teaching and 20 hours clinical teaching).

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    Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy

    EUR 15,300 Tuition Fee

    Cognitive therapy is a collaborative, structured approach to helping individuals with psychological difficulties. It views key beliefs and assumptions which an individual holds as being pivotal to maintaining their distress and rendering them vulnerable to recurring difficulties. The course offers post-qualification training in the theory and practice of cognitive psychotherapy, as applied in a variety of mental health settings. Competence is developed through a combination of weekly clinical supervision, lectures, workshops and written assignments. Assessment is based on the submission of case studies and theoretical reviews, oral presentations and standardised rating of therapy sessions. Prospective candidates may pursue the option of a one year part-time (every Friday over three terms) postgraduate diploma course in cognitive therapy. Emphasis will be on helping participants gain clinical competence in utilising this approach in hospital-based and community-based health care settings. The course substantially contributes to academic and theoretical requirements for accreditation as a cognitive therapist and provides the opportunity to engage in introductory supervised clinical casework. Students would be required to complete further supervised clinical work to meet the clinical requirements for accreditation.

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    Community Pharmacy

    EUR 15,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science and Pharmacy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematics, physics, chemistry, biochemistry, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacognosy, pharmacy practice, pharmacy administration, applicable regulations, and professional standards and ethics.

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    Conflict and Dispute Resolution Studies

    EUR 15,300 Tuition Fee

    This one-year postgraduate course interests those, in both the public and private sectors, who are involved in conflict analysis, management and resolution and who wish to study mediation and other non-adversarial dispute and conflict resolution processes (ADRs). The course aims at achieving standards of best practice for those who recognise the value of alternative dispute resolution processes in resolving commercial, community, workplace, international and other disputes and in minimising the damage caused by conflict. Those who complete the course will have a deep understanding of the causes and nature of conflict, the various conflict resolution processes available and how to apply them. CDRS is an accredited training programme with Mediators’ Institute of Ireland. Successful completion of an optional MII Mediation Roleplay Competency Assessment at the end of the CDRS programme will allow students to apply for Certified Mediation status with the Mediators’ Institute of Ireland.

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    Conscious Sedation in Dentistry

    EUR 15,300 Tuition Fee

    The Postgraduate Diploma course is held over an eighteen-month period. The Course is aimed at primary care dental practitioners providing support for those patients with dental anxiety and undertaking dentistry in a safe, effective and anxiety free manner. It also aims to provide a recognised education and training programme that will equip dentists with the knowledge, skills and experience to safely and independently use conscious sedation techniques in their own clinics. The course leads to the award of Postgraduate Diploma in Conscious Sedation in Dentistry.

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    Construction Law and Contract Administration

    EUR 15,300 Tuition Fee

    This one-year postgraduate course is designed to enable civil engineers and other suitable qualified professionals, such as architects and quantity surveyors and lawyers, to acquire a knowledge of construction law. The diploma is accepted by Engineers Ireland as fulfilling criterion no. 2 (Knowledge of Law and Contract Procedure) for admission to the IEI list of conciliators. This Diploma has also been approved by Engineers Ireland as meeting the requirements for continuing professional development. Accreditation has also been given for Part II status of membership of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

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    Creative Thinking, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

    EUR 15,300 Tuition Fee

    The Innovation Academy provides programmes in design thinking, innovation & entrepreneurship for students and professionals.

    The Innovation Academy was established to foster the creation of ideas and enable innovation for all. Our community is drawn from all disciplines, within and outside Trinity. We teach skills that can be used for the economic, social and cultural benefit of all. 

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    Environmental Engineering

    EUR 15,300 Tuition Fee

    The Diploma is a one-year postgraduate course designed to provide civil engineers and other suitably qualified graduates with a sound knowledge of present day practice in environmental engineering. The course has special relevance for local authority engineers but it has also been designed for those in the private sector who have a particular interest in environmental management with a particular emphasis on measures of quantitative assessment. Topics covered in the course include air quality, noise, hydrological processes, water and wastewater treatment, solid and toxic waste management, fire safety engineering and environmental monitoring and control. Environmental Impact Studies and analysis of risk, as an inherent part of infrastructural development, are also considered. This course has been approved by Engineers Ireland as meeting its requirements for continuing professional development.

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    Health and Safety in Construction

    EUR 15,300 Tuition Fee

    This one-year postgraduate course is designed to enable civil engineers and other construction professionals to become familiar with the latest developments in Health and Safety legislation and practice. In addition, the course will provide them with the knowledge necessary to perform the roles of Project Supervisor, Health and Safety Coordinator, Safety Advisor, and Safety Officer. In general, the issue of Health and Safety related competency in design and on construction sites is comprehensively dealt with in this programme. The course has been accredited by IOSH and students successfully completing the programme will be eligible to apply for graduate level membership of IOSH.

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    Implementation Science

    EUR 15,300 Tuition Fee

    The Postgraduate Certificate in Implementation Science course has been designed to improve the knowledge and skills of health, social care and education professionals in the area of Implementation Science (IS); provide an understanding of the core principles of IS and their application to the complex environment of the health and social services. The course is aimed at the broad range of professionals working in health, social care and education who have responsibility for implementation of policies, programmes or projects. In addition to the core elements of IS the course also includes contributions from leading policymakers and senior managers in the wider Irish health, social care and education systems, thus ensuring a practical focus and equipping participants with the skills and understanding needed to implement policies, programmes and interventions effectively in a rapidly changing environment.

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    Medicine

    EUR 15,300 Tuition Fee

    The Postgraduate Diploma in Medicine is offered to EU and non-EU medical graduates in training who wish to develop their research skills, broaden their research in-terests, and develop advanced knowledge in selected areas of clinical and scientific practice.
    The course syllabus and curriculum have been devel-oped following consultation with medical trainees in
    Ireland to ensure that the course fulfills their needs in terms of higher medical training at national and
    international level.

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    Midwifery

    EUR 15,300 Tuition Fee

    This course is taught by the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin in partnership with The Rotunda Hospital, Dublin and The Coombe Womens’ Hospital, Dublin. The course is designed to develop midwives with the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to become competent, analytical and reflective practitioners, thus enabling them to provide care in a manner that benefits women and their families.

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    Molecular Medicine

    EUR 15,300 Tuition Fee

    This programme aims to provide participants with an in-depth understanding of the emerging field of molecular medicine, which draws together developments in molecular and cellular biology to describe disease processes at a functional level - that is, at the level of molecular interactions. The Diploma in Molecular Medicine is designed to make available a high quality course to those individuals who cannot avail of a full-time programme, due to the high demands it makes on a candidate's time. The diploma may therefore be an attractive option for, among others, people working in business, clinical industry, or other disciplines, who wish to gain a comprehensive knowledge in this area with a view to progressing professionally, or going on to do a higher degree.

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    Old Irish

    EUR 15,300 Tuition Fee

    This course is intended to provide graduates in related disciplines with a solid grounding in Old Irish language and literature. Applications are normally accepted only from persons with a good honors degree in a cognate subject such as Modern Irish or another Celtic language, medieval languages, literature or history, archaeology.

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    Physical Planning

    EUR 15,300 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physical Therapy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human development psychology, kinesiology, health promotion, rehabilitation, wellness, and prevention of injury.

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    Project Management

    EUR 15,300 Tuition Fee

    This is a one-year postgraduate course designed to provide engineers and other suitably qualified graduates with a good appreciation and understanding of project management techniques and practice in civil engineering and construction. Since much of this course is generic, it is also suitable for those involved in managing projects in other areas, for example, in manufacturing and information technology. This course has been approved by Engineers Ireland as meeting its requirements for continuing professional development.

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    Statistics

    EUR 15,300 Tuition Fee

    The course provides a broad introduction to the statistical ideas and methods relevant to data gathering and analysis in a wide variety of research areas as well as business and administration. The intention is to provide participants with a practical grasp of statistics based on a sound knowledge of the underlying ideas and concepts. Graduates of the course should be well placed to apply the ideas and methods to which they have been introduced in their own work. To this end, all the material is presented in the context of practical examples from a wide range of applications.

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    Trinity College Dublin's postgraduate diploma in accounting helps students fast-track their their career in accountancy and provides significant exemptions from the examinations of professional accountancy bodies.

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