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Griffith College Dublin


Griffith College Dublin (GCD) was established in 1974 and has a student population of approximately 7,448 students with campuses in Dublin, Cork and Limerick. Courses are offered in the Faculties of Business and Finance, Media and Journalism, Law, Design, Music, Drama and Computing Science in the Dublin campus.

Undergraduate at GCD

At Griffith College, we offer undergraduate degrees in the Faculties of Business, Law, Design, Music, Drama, and Computing Science in the Dublin Campus.  Our portfolio of undergraduate degrees includes programmes of 3 and 4 years duration, which concentrate on expanding the students’ knowledge and skills for the changing and dynamic professional world. All our programmes include both practical and academic training, where students learn to work in real situations.

Postgraduate at GCD

Through our portfolio of postgraduate programmes, we offer graduate students contemporary education and a truly international environment in which to achieve a postgraduate qualification in areas such as International Business Management, International Law, International Human Rights, International Commercial Law, Interior Architecture Design, Journalism and Media Communications, Digital Media, Computing, Software Development, Information Management, Music and Drama Teaching, and Training and Education.

Our postgraduate programmes are generally 1 year full-time in duration and consist of a set of compulsory subjects and a number of elective subjects, including a dissertation stage.


Erasmus Programme at GCD

The Erasmus programme is the Higher Education section of the European Community Lifelong Learning Programme in the field of education. The programme is the EU's flagship education and training programme, emphasising student and staff mobility and co-operation of higher education institutions and other key players across Europe. It supports the creation of a European Higher Education Area through increased mobility - over 2 million students have participated since the programme started in 1987.

GCD offers an exciting range of opportunities for students to study abroad. GCD is a recognised institution in the LLP/ERASMUS programme and maintains links with many partner institutions across Europe. Under the programme GCD students can study in Europe as part of their degree.  You may spend either a semester or a year abroad depending on your course of study.  In return, GCD receives students from our partner institutions to study in GCD.


Study Abroad at GCD

GCD also offers an exciting range of opportunities for fee-paying study abroad students for semester and year-long programmes at its historic campus in Dublin.  Typically, Study Abroad students take four to five modules during a semester when they study at Griffith college. However, Study Abroad students can take less than five modules per semester if they have permission from their home university.  Modules are chosen from an extensive range available from GCD’s undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes. Griffith College has taken a number of steps to ensure that study abroad semester students coming here receive all the necessary attention and assistance they need. The International Office is responsible for the overall co-ordination of the many programmes we offer to students. We can assist with the various practical and personal matters which arise for any student settling into a new environment in an unfamiliar country. Customised English language programmes are also available during the summer term.

English Language Centre at GCD

Griffith Institute of Language offers the very best in English Language Learning within a fun and safe college environment in Dublin’s city centre. We offer a wide variety of English language courses, including General English (Beginners to Advanced), Business English, English for Academic Purposes, Exam Preparation, and English Summer Courses. We also provide English language support for international students studying on our degree programmes.


Student Support Services at GCD

In Griffith College we are committed to ensuring excellent support services for all our students. Our experienced staff are available to assist students with any academic or welfare issues they may have.

Accommodation at GCD

Accommodation is available on campus in the Griffith Halls of Residence. This is a safe and secure environment on the grounds of our historic Dublin campus.