UCD - Ireland's Global University
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Study your Masters in one of the World's Top Universities

UCD is one of the world's best universities according to the 2021 QS 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 campus tour and explore the world-class facilities today.

Number One for Graduate Employability

UCD has been ranked No. 1 in Ireland for graduate employability by the QS World University Rankings for five consecutive years. If you wish to remain in Ireland and start your career here, you can apply for the two year stayback visa.

Masters 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 scholarships to North American graduate students

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Samantha Kagel

Howdy y'all, I'm Samantha Kagel - I'm from Texas in the United States and I'm here pursuing my MSc in Project Management. I'm so thrilled to be here at UCD and learning from the expert staff among a diverse, global student population in the beautiful and friendly Ireland!

Samantha Kagel, North America, MSc Project Management

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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!