Study Abroad in Dublin

Study Abroad in Dublin — Academics

Program Structure

Program Type Study abroad center, and University Study
Program Level Upper-division coursework
Courseload 13–18 credits for fall or spring semester

There are several tracks on this program. Students on all tracks will take the core course, Engaging Ireland: Past, Present, & Future. This course will be front-loaded and will give context to the Irish culture through thematic topics such as religion, politics, education, diversity, economics, sports, literature, etc. The core course will involve study tours around Dublin and Ireland to bring the course content to life.

Coursework

Tracks

Study Center
Take classes at the Gaeity School of Acting with options such as Playwriting, Storytelling, Performance, and Irish Literature & Film. The courses will be taught by Irish professors, and will be designed for students studying abroad. Course descriptions and syllabi can be found on the Full Course List page. Participating in an internship is also an option.

Dublin City University
This track will allow students to enroll directly at Dublin City University (DCU), a university located north of the city center, and spread out between a few smaller campuses. Notable subjects include Journalism, Education, and Kinesiology. You can search for classes offered on the DCU website. Participating in an internship is also an option.

A few notes when looking for classes at DCU:

University College Dublin - Arts, Humanities, & Business
University College Dublin (UCD) is Ireland's largest university and is located south of the city center, and provides a traditional campus experience. If you plan to take courses in Arts, Humanities, or Business, you can apply to this track. You can search for classes offered on the UCD website. Participating in an internship is also an option.


University College Dublin - Science & Engineering
University College Dublin (UCD) is Ireland's largest university and is located south of the city center, and provides a traditional campus experience. If you plan to take courses in science or engineering, you will apply to this track. You can search for classes offered on the UCD website. Participating in an internship is also an option.

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