Beijing-Dublin International College (BDIC), founded in 2012, is a joint international college established in collaboration between University College Dublin (UCD) and Beijing University of Technology (BJUT).
Located on the BJUT campus, conveniently situated close to the embassy and business districts in Beijing, BDIC provides a world-class international educational experience that equips its multilingual graduates with the talents to thrive in an increasingly globalised knowledge and technology intensive society.
BDIC’s focus is on information, communications & technology (ICT) and finance & economics.
BDIC is one of three joint international colleges UCD operates in China. The Chang’an-Dublin International College (CDIC) in Xi’an focuses on transportation engineering and related matters. The Guangzhou-Dublin International College (GDIC) in Guangzhou is dedicated to life sciences and technology in the context of the agriculture and food science environments.
Message from the Provost Paul Fanning
Welcome to BDIC!
At BDIC, UCD and BJUT share teaching of the curriculum, with UCD teaching approximately 55% of all modules. Our teaching model is a face to face model with up to 30 UCD academics traveling to Beijing each year for a teaching semester.
All core curriculum modules, delivered by both UCD and BJUT staff, are taught through English. Our graduates are thus truly multilingual. To achieve this, our degree programmes include specialised English language learning in the area of ‘English for Academic Purposes’. This bespoke English language programme ensures students meet the UCD English language requirement by the end of year two – this standard also satisfies UCD’s, and many other international universities’, Masters entry requirement.
All students enjoy the opportunity of short or long stay study periods in Dublin as well as exposure to Irish cultural events organised on campus at BJUT.