Masters Courses Offered by University College Dublin | Top Universities
Main Campus, Dublin Ireland +1
  • Blackrock Campus, Dublin, Ireland
  • QS World University Rankings
    177
  • StatusPublic
  • Research OutputVery High
  • ScholarshipsYes
  • SizeL
  • Total Faculty1,725

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UCD is Ireland's leader in graduate education with over 9,500 graduate students benefitting from the research-led education culture at UCD. UCD offers Ireland’s widest range of graduate study programmes across its six colleges and provides a vibrant and stimulating environment in which to learn, with research-led teaching from lecturers and professors who are recognised worldwide for their subject expertise.

Our faculty engage in international research collaborations, sharing and contributing to a global bank of knowledge. Over the last decade UCD researchers have increased their annual number of papers in the international literature by 40% and have authored more than 31,000 papers in total. 54% of the papers were co-authored with researchers from more than 130 countries. These papers are cited by other researchers at a rate that is 71% above the world average.

UCD expertise is recognised worldwide, with international accreditations for UCD degrees from the world's leading professional organisations in Veterinary Medicine, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Regional and Urban Planning, and Engineering. The UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School is one of less than 60 schools worldwide to hold triple accreditation from the US, Europe and the UK accrediting bodies, and the MSc in International Management there is now regarded as the seventh in the world, according to the Financial Times Global Master in Management Ranking 2019.

In order to further expand its global engagement UCD has developed a network of UCD Global Centres in North America, UAE, India, China and Malaysia; each of which provides a hub of research and education connections for students, faculty, alumni and partners.

To read more about UCD graduate studies see: https://www.ucd.ie/global/

 

About

UCD is Ireland's leader in graduate education with over 9,500 graduate students benefitting from the research-led education culture at UCD. UCD offers Ireland’s widest range of graduate study programmes across its six colleges and provides a vibrant and stimulating environment in which to learn, with research-led teaching from lecturers and professors who are recognised worldwide for their subject expertise.

Our faculty engage in international research collaborations, sharing and contributing to a global bank of knowledge. Over the last decade UCD researchers have increased their annual number of papers in the international literature by 40% and have authored more than 31,000 papers in total. 54% of the papers were co-authored with researchers from more than 130 countries. These papers are cited by other researchers at a rate that is 71% above the world average.

UCD expertise is recognised worldwide, with international accreditations for UCD degrees from the world's leading professional organisations in Veterinary Medicine, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Regional and Urban Planning, and Engineering. The UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School is one of less than 60 schools worldwide to hold triple accreditation from the US, Europe and the UK accrediting bodies, and the MSc in International Management there is now regarded as the seventh in the world, according to the Financial Times Global Master in Management Ranking 2019.

In order to further expand its global engagement UCD has developed a network of UCD Global Centres in North America, UAE, India, China and Malaysia; each of which provides a hub of research and education connections for students, faculty, alumni and partners.

To read more about UCD graduate studies see: https://www.ucd.ie/global/

 

University highlights

University College Dublin is one of the top Public universities in Dublin, Ireland. It is ranked #177 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #131
  • 2013
    #139
  • 2014
    #139
  • 2015
    #154
  • 2016
    #176
  • 2018
    #168
  • 2019
    #=193
  • 2020
    #185
  • 2021
    #177

Ranking criteria

45.7
Overall
49.2
Academic Reputation
41.6
Employer Reputation
28.8
Faculty Student Ratio
39
Citations per Faculty
97.6
International Faculty Ratio
63.2
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total faculty staff
1,725

733
992

Total faculty staff
1,725

992
733

Scholarships

Yes
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