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Our professional diplomas and short courses have been created by experts with real-world experience to give you CV-enhancing skills. A Professional Academy Diploma from UCD Professional Academy will help to enhance your skills and knowledge with a recognised qualification.

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Relevant, industry-focused learning and development

If you are starting your career journey, planning a career change or positioning yourself for a promotion, the industry-focused qualification offered by a professional diploma will make you more employable and improve your earning potential. Professional diplomas open you up to new career opportunities and business ventures. They are the perfect way to develop your expertise with current, practical skills that are a recognised asset for employers.

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Facilitating an engaging and rewarding learning experience

We get you off to a flying start at UCD Professional Academy. Our educational support team guides you throughout your learning journey from start to finish, to ensure you have access to everything you need. You can contact them about any questions, issues, or challenges you have. We also have flexible payment options to allow for easy budgeting, and enrolment options so you can choose the course that suits you.

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What our Alumni Say

The UCD Professional Academy Diploma in Office Administration was a valuable experience, which provided me with further opportunities - I’ve changed jobs since completing the course!

Office Administration

I really enjoyed my time doing the Data Analytics course. I think Data Camp was really great and helpful, and my professor was really knowledgeable. The course was very informative and a great jumping off place, so I would absolutely recommend it to others. 

The Professional Academy Diploma in Office Administration was enjoyable, interactive & rewarding. I found the course content extremely applicable. I would implore anyone thinking about joining UCD Professional Academy to go for it. I couldn’t recommend the tutors enough for their encouragement and help. I hope to enrol for another course soon.

Office Administration

I would highly recommend this course to anyone looking to take not only their first steps into leading their own sales organization, but also current professionals looking to get a holistic understanding of how end to end sales works in an SMB. The content is up to date, engaging & also delivered in a manner which ensures relevancy to all verticals

Sales Management

The Professional Academy Diploma in Office Administration course was an enjoyable and educational experience. I found the workload to be well broken down and manageable between the weekly online classes. I worked in full time employment while completing the course and found I had more than enough time to complete coursework after working hours.

Office Administration

Studying Data Analytics was a very enjoyable experience - it provided interesting insights which I expect to use as I move into coding down the road.

Certificate in Introductory Data Analytics

The Professional Academy Diploma in Sales Management was well structured and interactive. Having a certification will help me obtain interviews for sales roles, and having knowledge of key sales concepts will set me apart from other applicants. I would recommend the course.

Sales Management

The UCD Professional Academy Diploma in Graphic Design was fantastic! The way it was structured and the clear and easy to follow tutorial were really beneficial and our lecturer was great - so professional and very helpful. UCD Professional Academy is very well organised and run and I'd definitely recommend it to others.

Graphic Design

I thoroughly enjoyed this course and found it extremely interesting and informative. My favourite thing about attending my course was learning about the case studies and real life examples of a company’s social media marketing campaign or strategy.

Social Media Marketing

The Professional Academy Diploma in PR & Marketing Communications was thoroughly enjoyable and enriching from start to finish. The content covered was broad enough to provide a good basis in a range of topics and speak to a variety of different job types. The standard of teaching and class content was excellent, while the lecturer was approachable!

PR & Marketing Communications

I already had experience in eCommerce, and even so, the Professional Academy Diploma taught me new things. It helped me understand how the market works, through different case studies. The course gave me tools and a clear vision of the steps to follow to develop my start-up.


The Professional Academy Diploma in Finance for Non-Financial Managers helped me build up basic financial concepts and knowledge. Reading financial statements has always been challenging for me. I've learned how to measure a company's performance from a financial perspective, as well as how to make an investment decision.

Finance for Non-Financial Managers

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