Lifelong Learning | Overview

Our Lifelong Learning Programme is a series of specific interest courses that are participative, engaging, and facilitated by experts in their field. Lifelong Learning courses cover a broad range of topics including Languages, Art Appreciation, Irish Studies, History, Literature, Philosophy, and Writing. They are open to all adult learners and provide a unique opportunity to explore a subject without examinations.

The programme caters to an ever-growing community of around 1,400 Lifelong Learners and we encourage you to join us! All courses are developed in collaboration with experienced tutors, UCD Schools, and the wider community. 

The programme will remain online this spring.  

Upcoming Courses

AE-HN326 - The Rise of Russia: From Peter the Great to Catherine the Great

AE-HN327 - Napoleon in Power: 1799-1815

AE-HN328 - World War 2: The Early Years - 1939-1940

AE-LN322 - The Poetry of Seamus Heaney

AE-LN248 - Dublin: One City, One Book

AE-AN324 - Rebel Artists’ - 20th Century Irish Women Artist

Online booking  is now open.

If you prefer to book by phone, you can contact us on 01 716 7123 

You can find further details by clicking on the button marked ‘View Course List’ or you can download our online brochure.

Access & Lifelong Learning Team 

Link to view our current courses

Download our latest brochure

Lifelong Learning Spring Brochure | 2021-2022PDF|3.63 MB

Why is lifelong learning important?

 UCD Lifelong Learning tutor, Áinnle O'Neill, gives us his take