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Choose the Best University in Ireland for Masters Programmes

UCD is one of the world's best universities according to the 2021 World University Rankings, and is ranked in the top 1% of higher education institutions worldwide.

We are also one of the best universities in Ireland for Masters study. UCD has a thriving international graduate student community. Our students work and learn on two world-class campuses, and in numerous research and teaching institutions. You can take a UCD virtual tour and explore the world-class facilities today.

UCD offers Ireland’s most diverse range of learning opportunities for international graduate students. Programmes are led by academic experts and give students unparalleled choice at all levels. Choose from Doctoral Programmes, taught masters and research masters, graduate diploma and certificate programmes, and higher diplomas. You can explore the options below. UCD also offers international student scholarships.

If you wish to remain in Ireland and start your career here, you can apply for the two year stayback visa available to international graduate students.



Why UCD is the Best University in Ireland for International Students

UCD is the most international university in Ireland and welcomes hundreds of new international students every year. Our 288,000 alumni can be found in almost 170 countries. You can find out why so many choose to study abroad in Ireland and at UCD right here.

At UCD, we take your future seriously. The university has been rated number one in Ireland for graduate employabilty by QS World University Employability Rankings for three consecutive years (2018-2020).

While studying at UCD, you will also experience the unique Irish culture and the historic and vibrant city of Dublin.

These are just some of the reasons that UCD is the best university in Ireland for international students. To find out more, you can chat directly to our current students and ask them all about life at UCD and in Ireland!

A warm welcome awaits you in Ireland at UCD

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Sakshi Goyal

The virtual social interaction and online lectures have taught me to embrace life, enjoy time introspecting and take up new hobbies!

Sakshi Goyal, Indian, MSc Digital Marketing

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