Why UCD?

UCD is globally recognised for its excellence in teaching and learning. Each year QS publishes rankings by 48 subject areas.  UCD offers 41 of these.

UCD offers a wide range of high quality graduate programmes across its six colleges. There are currently over 8,000 students enrolled in graduate study at UCD. As an internationally recognised and research-driven University, UCD attracts talented students from around the world.


UCD Student Centre and UCD Sports Centre

The Student Centre and Sports Centre is home to over 150 clubs and societies.

  • Sport
  • Societies
  • Clubs
  • UCD Students Union

UCD Student Desk

The UCD Student Desk provides a range of services to students and potential students. Here is a selection of the services offered.

  • Fees Information
  • Applications Team
  • Official Documents
  • Form Stamping
  • Registration
  • Exam Information
  • Contact & Opening Timescale


Support for your Studies

On our two campuses, we provide world-class teaching, learning and research facilities.

For a complete list of Student Services please visit our Student Services Directory.


UCD has set aside 300 rooms on-campus for graduate students offering a 50 week licence to complement 3 semester courses. UCD has 4 bed with shared bathroom and 6 bed ensuite self-catering apartments available on both the Belfield and Blackrock campuses for graduate students.

For alternative private accommodation see links below.


UCD Global

UCD is Ireland’s largest and most international university. It is home to over 8,000 international students and delivers degrees to over 5,000 students on overseas campuses.

  • UCD Global
  • Graduate Taught Scholarships
  • Language Proficiency
  • Visa and Immigration Information
  • Living Costs inIreland
  • Contact Information
  • Meet us in your country
  • Pre Masters Pathway Programmes
  • ECTS-US Grade Comparison

Student Welfare

UCD recognise’s the importance of personal health and wellbeing and we offer excellent student health, welfare and counselling services.

Graduate Admissions