Graduate News

UCD Engineering & Architecture Postgraduate Open Evening 2019

If you are considering a Taught Master’s in Engineering, Architecture, Planning or Environmental Policy then come along to the UCD College of Engineering & Architecture Postgraduate Open Evening on April 10th.

Graduate and undergraduate students are very welcome from both UCD and other institutions in addition to graduates working in business or industry who are considering further studies. This is an excellent opportunity to talk to staff and students about our various post graduate Master's programme in Engineering, Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy.

Event Details: 

Date: Tuesday, April 9th
Time: 5.30pm – 7.30pm
Location: UCD Student Centre, building number 72, Grid E5 


We look forward to meeting you on April 9th but if in the meantime you have any further queries please feel free to email me ( or call on 00 353 1 7161916.

AIB Financial and Personal Wellness Event
AIB UCD in partnership with Irish Life are hosting a Financial and Personal Wellness event on Thursday 14th February in the Red Room (Student Centre) from 10am until 12pm.
We will have guest speakers from the Business and Sporting world including current Dublin Footballer and 6 times all Ireland Winner James McCarthy. Also present on the morning will be our Team of Financial Experts who would love to engage with you on any areas of interest including Financial Planning, Savings and Protection, Digital Banking and Home Mortgages.
Refreshments will be served during the networking session from 11am and please feel free to drop in at any stage of the morning as we would love to see you.

UCD wins best postgraduate prospectus 2019
Congratulations to Joan Fogarty (pictured centre) and the team in UCD Student Recruitment who won the "Best Postgraduate Prospectus 2019" at the recent GradIreland Awards. UCD faced stiff competition from both the Law Society of Ireland and UL and were delighted to be announced as winners. Judge's comments included, "Slick, modern design, concise and navigable layout, beautifully printed, with a simple but effective cover." 
UCD were also shortlisted in two further categories, "Postgraduate Course of the Year in Arts & Humanities" - MA in Cultural Policy and Arts Management and "Postgraduate Course of the Year in Science" - MSc Actuarial Science and MSc Biotechnology and Business.
The annual gradireland Higher Education Awards & Symposium took place on Friday 23 November in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Santry. The awards, now in their eighth year, are the blue riband event for higher education professionals, postgraduate admissions officers and course providers across the island of Ireland and celebrate the success and excellence in Postgraduate course provision.

The AIB Graduate Account is available to anyone who holds an AIB Student Plus Account and has graduated from full time third level education in the last two years.

Or anyone new to AIB who has graduated from a full time third level course of three years duration or more in the last two years. 

  • You will not be charged account maintenance and transaction fees on your AIB Graduate Account.
  • Bank Service Charges will apply
  • Full details of AIB fees and charges are published in 'A Guide to Fees and Charges for Personal Accounts'.

This booklet is available on the AIB website or from any AIB branch.

UCD's School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science are offering five new programmes for 2019.
The MSc in Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics is a full-time programme, designed for graduates who wish to develop expertise in areas ranging from the promotion of nutrition and health throughout the lifespan through to the management of clinical nutrition in community, primary care and acute settings. 
This programme, (previously called MSc Physiotherapy Pre-registration Programme) provides graduates with the opportunity to change their career path to gain the knowledge and skills required to practice Physiotherapy (Physical Therapy) via a dedicated Graduate Entry programme.
The Professional Certificate in Biostatistics (15 ECTS) comprises of 3 modules with a focus on data management and computational skills in the IBM SPSS package, and on biostatistics methodologies ranging from basic probability, to two-group tests, to regression modelling and survival analysis.
The Professional Certificate in Epidemiology and Biostatistics (15 ECTS) comprising 3 modules with a focus on data management, computational skills, study design and introductory biostatistics.
The programme covers a range of topics relevant to Environmental Management. Subjects include Legislation, Environmental Science and Environmental Assessment and Management.

UCD College of Social Sciences and Law are offering two new Masters Programmes from September 2018: MSc Demography and MPA Development Practice.
The MSc of Demography is the only programme of its kind in Ireland where you will learn to analyse population trends that shape population growth, healthcare needs, migration in Ireland, EU and Globally. 
The Masters of Public Administration in Development Practice (MPA-DP) is part of an internationally recognised affiliation of programmes working in line with Columbia and the MDP (Master of Development Practice) Global Association. You will have the opportunity to study areas of practical concern to those working in the field of development; including finance, management, health, natural science, economic, legal, political and statistical modules. 

UCD Graduate Open Evening Event, 21 February, 2018

The UCD Student Recruitment Unit will be holding a UCD Graduate Open Evening Event, 21st February 4.30pm – 8.00pm. Register Here.

UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School Events 2018

GMAT Preparatory Sessions 2018
Wednesday 14th March from 6pm
UCD Smurfit School, Carysfort Avenue, Blackrock, CO. Dublin.
Past Events:
Cork Information Evening
Tuesday 24th October from 4pm-7pm
River Lee Hotel, Western Road, Cork.
Belfast Information Evening
Thursday 26th October from 4pm-7pm
Clayton Hotel Belfast, 22-26 Ormeau Ave, Belfast
Smurfit School November Open Evening 
Wednesday 8th November from 4pm-7pm
UCD Smurfit School, Carysfort Avenue, Blackrock, CO. Dublin.
MBA Experience Day
Saturday 18th November from 8:30am-1pm
UCD Smurfit School, Carysfort Avenue, Blackrock, CO. Dublin.

Grad Ireland Graduate Fair 4th October 2017

UCD Graduate Admissions had a busy day at the GradIreland Graduate Fair last Wednesday, 4th October. We met and talked with prospective graduate students about our Graduate Programmes and will be following up with those who are interested in specific courses. We held a competition for a €100 voucher and will be announcing the winner soon. Also, we received positive feedback on our new stand.

UCD Career Development Centre – Events for UCD Graduates and Alumni

For upcoming UCD Graduate Recruitment Fairs, register on their CareersConnect portal and use the ‘My Profile’ tab to update your profile and set up email alerts for relevant event updates and job alerts.  Log in regularly for details on:

  • Careers events and employer presentations and fairs
  • Jobs and Vacancies

Click here for further details.

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