National College of Ireland

National College of Ireland is a modern College with a campus in Dublin, Ireland surrounded by offices of leading global organizations such as Google, PwC, Facebook, Twitter and Citibank. The institute offers master's degree programs in disciplines such as Entrepreneurship, Finance and Learning & Technology.

  • Average Tuition EUR 14,500
  • Students 5,523
  • International Students 9%
  • Total Annual Cost EUR 24,930
  • Intakes Fall Spring
  • Application Deadline July 27 December 1
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

National College of Ireland (NCI) offers master's degree programs in subjects such as Data Analytics, Cloud Computing, International Business and Cybersecurity. NCI works closely with industry and professional bodies including the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, Institute of Commercial Management, Irish Institute of Pensions Management and the Sales Institute to ensure courses are aligned to current business needs.

NCI has a number of teams dedicated to aid research and learning, including the Cloud Competency Center, which is aimed at becoming a global hub for research in Cloud Computing, and the Early Learning Initiative, which works with communities in greatest need to research on and provide world class parent and child support programs.

  • 01The institute is surrounded by top tech, consulting and finance companies in the world, including Google, Facebook, Pricewaterhouse Coopers and Citibank, making placements and internships much more accessible.
  • 02The College is consistently ranked by the Sunday Times among the best Colleges in Ireland for graduation jobs.
  • 03NCI offers affordable but well-designed courses developed with input from industry.

Master Programs

  • Mayor Street, IFSC, Dublin 1, D01 Y300, Ireland

    Cloud Computing

    EUR 14,500 Tuition Fee

    This 1-year MSc program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Cloud Computing. The program offers courses that focus on the study of basic computer design and architecture; the application of computers in a business environment; the analysis and design of business information systems; programming; challenges of specific computer applications; component and system maintenance; inspection procedures; hardware and software problem diagnosis and repair; and report preparation.

  • Mayor Street, IFSC, Dublin 1, D01 Y300, Ireland

    Cyber Security

    EUR 14,500 Tuition Fee

    This 1-year MSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Cyber Security. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the techniques used to identify, search, seize and analyze digital media; cyber investigations against criminal and terrorist activities; computer boot processes and drives; jumper setting; file access and reconstruction; hacking; network systems; cryptography; programming; web-based investigation methods; cyberterrorism and applicable laws and administrative procedures.

  • Mayor Street, IFSC, Dublin 1, D01 Y300, Ireland

    Data Analytics

    EUR 14,500 Tuition Fee

    This 1-year MSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Systems Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the management of data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; cost and accounting information systems; management control systems; personnel information systems; data storage and security; business systems networking; report preparation; computer facilities; equipment operation and maintenance; operator supervision and training; and management information systems policy and planning.

  • Mayor Street, IFSC, Dublin 1, D01 Y300, Ireland

    Entrepreneurship

    EUR 14,500 Tuition Fee

    This 1-year MSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to perform development, marketing and management functions associated with owning and operating a business.

  • Mayor Street, IFSC, Dublin 1, D01 Y300, Ireland

    Finance

    EUR 14,500 Tuition Fee

    This 1-year MSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Finance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as management, accounting, and marketing.

  • Mayor Street, IFSC, Dublin 1, D01 Y300, Ireland

    Fintech

    EUR 14,500 Tuition Fee

    This 1-year MSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Financial Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of digital finance, blockchain, machine learning, and behavioral science.

  • Mayor Street, IFSC, Dublin 1, D01 Y300, Ireland

    Human Resource Management

    EUR 14,500 Tuition Fee

    This 1-year MA program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the proper management and strategic approach required to recruit, train, develop and sustain employees in an organization.

  • Mayor Street, IFSC, Dublin 1, D01 Y300, Ireland

    International Business

    EUR 14,500 Tuition Fee

    This 1-year MSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the law, the policies, and the regulations governing transnational businesses and commercial practices. The program offers a wide range of courses that provide students with insights into global economic and business climates.

  • Mayor Street, IFSC, Dublin 1, D01 Y300, Ireland

    Management

    EUR 14,500 Tuition Fee

    This 1-year MSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

  • Mayor Street, IFSC, Dublin 1, D01 Y300, Ireland

    Marketing

    EUR 14,500 Tuition Fee

    This 1-year MSc program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of marketing research and consumer behavior. The program offers courses that focus on the study of demand analysis; profit relationships; pricing theory; marketing campaigns and strategic planning; market segments; advertising methods; and sales operations and management.

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.70
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 78
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00
  • GRE Not required
  • GMAT Not required
  • Minimum PTE 50

Accreditations

    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    The College offers a number of scholarships and bursaries, including the Academic Merit Scholarships amounting to €4,000.

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    Other Information

    Established in 1951

    Other

    National College of Ireland has been ranked number one in Ireland for graduate jobs by the Sunday Times.

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    Mayor Street, IFSC, Dublin 1, D01 Y300, Ireland

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      • Testimony
        , M.A Human Resource Management

        I received a very warm welcome not only from the international office but also from all in NCI. Coming from a totally different educational background and environment was challenging but with the help received from the student support services, I was able to realise my potential. NCI’s reputation with industry means that they recognize and appreciate their graduates as being highly skilled

      • Testimony
        , MSc in Cloud Computing

        NCI has given me a lots of lifelong opportunities and a life changing experience. Coming from a non-computing background, many facets of the world of technologies were new to me and I found the course to be of an exceptional quality.

      • Testimony
        , Msc in Finance

        Ireland has been a huge learning experience for me. From joining NCI to security a role with Bank of Ireland, it has been a wonderful journey so far. As for NCI, it is one of the best colleges in Ireland, with staff that are always ready to go above and beyond their responsibilities to help the international students feel welcome and supported.