Why Study at Dorset College?
We offer a number of specialised courses across the School of Business and the School of Computing, as well as a range of professional and healthcare courses. Our aim with every one of these courses is to develop a clear professional pathway tailored to each individual student. As a consequence of this approach, many of our graduates have gone on to work for leading companies in Ireland and abroad, such as Accenture, Aviva, Diageo, Google, Meta, TikTok, and more.
At Dorset, our culturally-diverse, student-centred learning environment enables each individual to grow in confidence, maximise their potential, and develop a clear career path with excellent opportunities for progression. We take pride in cultivating a person-focused and welcoming community, with ambition at the forefront.
During their time at Dorset, students will develop not just academically, but socially, culturally, and professionally. Regular events, like weekend trips across Ireland, museum, gallery visits, and social gatherings in local venues, are all part of the Dorset experience.
Our dedicated team of academic and professional staff take pride in the close relationships they build with students—openness and direct communication are key.
We want every student to leave Dorset inspired, motivated, and ready to meet emerging challenges in an ever-changing professional world.
Dorset College is a designated educational institute of Quality & Qualifications Ireland (QQI), accredited by CIPD, PMI®, Acels
#1. Employable knowledge and skills
We are committed to providing an individually-tailored, career-focused learning experience for each student. At Dorset you will build on your talents and interests, developing the skills necessary to carve out a rewarding career path and to impress leading employers in your chosen profession.
#2. Supportive Academic & Professional Staff
A highly- qualified, industry-experienced team of academic and professional staff will support you throughout your time at Dorset, preparing you for the professional and personal challenges you may face in the future.
#3. Innovative Learning Environment
Our community-focused learning environment aims to develop students into graduates with the capacity for individual endeavor, critical thinking, creativity, and innovation, as well as a commitment to lifelong learning and personal growth.
#4. Diverse Community
As part of out culturally diverse student body, you will make friends, build connections, and learn about the world, becoming a truly global citizen while you study, socialize and work to shape your ideal future.
#5. Student Experience
Small class sizes and first-rate academic staff ensure that each student receives the attention necessary to unlock their full potential. We empower our students to stand out in a competitive world, providing them with the academic, social and professional tools to direct their own futures.
#6. Vibrant City
Dublin is a vibrant, cosmopolitan city with countless cultural attractions, including restaurants, music venues, art galleries, theatres and museums. It is a safe place to live, with a thriving social scene, and easy access to tourist destinations all across the island of Ireland and within Europe
#7 Business Partners
Thanks to our far-reaching network students can form real connections in the business world. You will have the opportunity to attend career fairs and meet experts from multinational organisations like Google, Meta, and LinkedIn. Many Dorset graduates have gone on to work for leading companies in Ireland and abroad.