Choose the Best University in Ireland for Masters Programmes
UCD is one of the world's best universities according to the 2023 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 300,000 + alumni can be found in over 180 countries. Visit our UCD Global Alumni page and hear from UCD alumni who recently graduated from UCD and are enjoying career success all over the world!