Schools & Universities in Ireland

Best Schools & Universities in Ireland 2017

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Cork English Academy

Ireland Cork September 2017

Learn English in Cork City, Ireland We are an Independent English language school located in the heart of Cork City in the south of Ireland. Founded to serve the needs of those whose first language is not English, our aim is to provide excellent instruction in the English language.Cork City offers a friendly environment that gives our students the opportunity to use the English language with native speakers and practice with each other while gaining a greater understanding… [+] of Irish life and culture. Recognised by ACELS, a service of Quality and Qualifications Ireland, for English language teaching we offer an excellent range of high quality courses to suit your needs. We are also a member of Marketing English in Ireland (MEI), an association representing only the top English language schools in Ireland. English Language Courses Whatever your reason for wanting to improve your current level of English we have an English language course for you. We aim to help our students to succeed in their English language learning by exceeding their expectations and delivering value in everything that we do. We offer a range of quality programmes in the English language to our international students including: General English Courses Business English Courses Examination Preparation Courses Academic Year Family Package English Language in Cork We want to ensure that your time in Cork is as enjoyable and productive as possible. You will benefit from the expertise and enthusiasm of our team of trainers and support staff. In addition to providing you with the best in English language training, we offer a varied and interesting Social Activity Programme to give you the opportunity to practice your English language skills in real situations.The Social Programme encourages students to discover the beautiful places of interest in Cork city. We organise half-day excursions and full-day trips to some of the most visited and famed places in Cork City and Ireland. We offer carefully selected Accommodation options in locations close to the school. We offer shared apartment accommodation in the city centre just minutes walk to the school.We also offer host family accommodation and our student feedback boasts of the most welcoming and friendly host families around. We look forward to welcoming you to our English language school and to Cork. [-]


Innopharma College Of Applied Sciences

Ireland Dublin September 2017

Innopharma is the award winning industry led education and technology institute for the pharmaceutical, medtech and food industries. Why Study with Innopharma College of Applied Sciences? Learn from the best Our education team has extensive industry-led experience in the pharmaceutical, medical device, food, engineering and education sectors. Many of the lecturers have held senior management positions with major blue chip multinational companies in Ireland… [+] and internationally. Network with the best We have an extensive network of contacts which we utilise to connect students with industry and academia. This has proven invaluable in returning students to work or those pursuing new career paths. We have an exceptional reputation for post-graduate employment over 70% of our graduates having gained employment or advanced further their careers within 6 months of graduating from Innopharma run courses. Customise programmes to suit your company best We work closely with individual companies to develop and deliver bespoke programmes to exactly suit your specific company requirements. Industry led programmes can be delivered on site or in our facilities. All our programmes are designed with business outcomes in mind. Practical and hands-on by design, these programmes provide learners with an intense, challenging and industry relevant learning experience. If you would like to examine opportunities where we can tailor courses to fit your company needs, please contact us on +353 1 4853346 or email us at education@innopharmalabs.com. Career Opportunities Developing and Enhancing your Skills and Expertise Innopharma College of Applied Sciences programmes are designed with your career in mind. Innopharma's goal is to produce graduates of the highest calibre, which will be highly employable within the Biotechnology, Biopharmaceutical and Medical Biotechnology Industries and in demand by industry to fill senior/middle management roles. As a result of students’ success in our programmes, our graduates have been in high demand by industry, with many organisations and recruitment agencies contacting Innopharma directly looking for graduates to fill open roles. Innopharma also employ a dedicated Industry Liaison Team who is in constant contact with industry and recruiters promoting both current and past students. Fostering the Right Career Move for You From the initial enquiry right through to the participant graduating from Innopharma College of Applied Sciences programmes, all are designed to support the progression of your career. Everyone participates in interview workshops to help determine the best strategy for them – be it to assist you in moving your career to the next level or helping your return to work. These workshops with career coaches identify and build on student core competencies, and transferrable skills and help identify and target the most suitable career roles within industry for you. Career Development with You in Mind An integral part of all programmes run at Innopharma Collge of Applied Sciences is the dedicated modules in Career Development, guided by professional business coaches. All students complete a work preparation module. This module coaches all participants on how to complete general and tailored CVs/Résumés, develop networks to source job opportunities in Ireland and internationally and complete mock interviews based on actual roles for which you are applying or for which you would likely apply. This process allows each individual to develop a career strategy for themselves. An integral component of Innopharma’s programmes is to develop the confidence and assertiveness of the individual to seek out roles through their expanded network and direct targeting of companies to promote their competencies. This model has achieved excellent results in steering such candidates towards their ideal career goals. Students are guided on further developing their networks through the use of the Innopharma’s social media networks, attendance at networking events (organised by Innopharma) and attendance at other relevant career or networking events in Ireland. Innopharma collaborates with many of the leading recruitment agencies in Ireland that service the industry, to identify career opportunities for you within the industry. Employment opportunities… …within the Pharmaceutical Industry in Ireland 19 of the world’s top 20 pharma companies are based in Ireland In excess of 50,000 skilled professionals are working in this sector 5 out of 8 of the world’s top selling drugs are produced in Ireland World’s largest net exporter of pharmaceuticals and globally recognised centre of excellence in pharma Pharmaceutical Roles/Careers Product and Process Development, Engineering, Automation, Validation, Process Analytical Technology, Production Technician/Operators, Maintenance Support, Quality Assurance Analyst, Quality Control, Bio-Pharma, Packaging, Project Engineering, Lab Technicians, Process Technicians, Support Services. …within the Medical Device Industry in Ireland 15 of the world's top 25 Medical Device Companies have strategic locations in Ireland Europe’s leading location for development manufacture of medical technologies – globally recognised centre of excellence Exports of €7.2bn representing 8% of Ireland’s total merchandise exports 250 companies involved in developing, manufacturing and marketing a diverse range of products and services Employing 25,000 people - the highest number of people per head of population working in the industry within Europe Medical Device Roles/Careers: Product Design and Development, Injection Moulding, Continuous Improvement, Equipment Maintenance Technician, Quality Control/Assurance, Packaging, Project Engineering, Validation Engineering, Manufacturing Technicians, Automation/Robotic/Vision Systems, Software Development, Support Services …within the Food Industry in Ireland Irish food and drink exports approaching €10 bn The agri-food industry accounts 8% of Irish GDP Over 50,000 people directly employed in Food and Beverage processing industries 86,000 employed in primary production, agriculture, forestry and fishing Roles/Careers with the Food Industry Quality Roles - support roles, Manufacturing Roles – Manufacturing Operator/Technicians, Maintenance/Utilities Roles – Maintenance Technician, Utilities Technician, Regulatory Affairs Roles - Documentation Administrator, Supply Chain Roles – Warehouse Operatives, Stock Control, Planning and Logistics Administrator [-]


University College Cork Online

Ireland Cork September 2017

University College Cork (UCC) is dedicated to ensuring its students are the very best they can be; a promise underpinned by its award-winning teaching techniques, cutting-edge research credentials and long history of independent thinking from mathematical genius George Boole and beyond. Everyone at UCC, from the lecturers to the administrative staff, is committed to supporting the students, giving them the fuel to fulfil their potential and shape the world we live in. After… [+] completing a programme at UCC, students are not just work ready, but world ready. Rankings and Awards Ranked in top 2% of universities worldwide, based on the quality of its research and peer esteem Ireland’s first five-star university (QS Stars 2011) CWTS Leiden Ranking 2015: now holds the 16th position in Europe and 52nd position worldwide. U-Multirank rankings (March 2015): UCC was the top performing university internationally, based on obtaining the highest number of ‘A’ scores. QS World University Rankings by Subject (April 2015): 13 subject areas featuring in the top tier globally and Pharmacy & Pharmacology listed within the top 50 worldwide. The only Irish university to be awarded University of the Year by The Sunday Times four times, including one in 2016. Online Graduate Programmes UCC’s online programmes have been developed to provide both research-led and practical-based learning to give students the skills and confidence they need to succeed in a real-world environment. BSc Nursing and Healthcare Quality Improvement The online BSc Nursing and Healthcare Quality Improvement programme from UCC offers registered nurses and midwives a flexible means to master the core principles of nursing crucial for today’s nursing practice, providing the necessary research-led and practical skills they need to succeed in a real-world patient care setting. MSc Nursing and Healthcare Quality Improvement The online MSc Nursing and Healthcare Quality Improvement programme from UCC offers registered nurses a flexible means to develop the skills necessary to progress into more prosperous and fulfilling leadership roles. A crucial part of the programme is the development of critical-appraisal skills and innovation in clinical practice. A dedicated team of lecturers helps nurture these skills, which is key to optimising study time and, ultimately, enabling successful students take advantage of the many opportunities for skilled nurses globally. Master of Public Health The online Master of Public Health offers the necessary evidence-based theory and real-life application of public health to give students the practical skills and confidence necessary to make a difference to population health issues. MSc in Occupational Health The MSc in Occupational Health from UCC takes a uniquely integrated approach to occupational health and safety, exploring psychological factors alongside more traditional physical risk factors, to help students develop strategies to fulfil the needs of the modern workplace. This 100% online programme provides a flexible means for students to acquire the necessary research-led and practical skills they need to develop their careers in the multi-industry and multi-disciplinary field of occupational health. [-]


Hibernia College

Ireland Dublin September 2017

  Hibernia College, Ireland’s accredited online college is a specialist post-graduate programmes for professionals across the globe. Our award winning interactive classroom is supported by ground-breaking content from our partnership with the University of London, Pfizer and Novartis ao.  Established at the turn of the new millennium, Hibernia College follows an ambitious and forward-thinking strategy in order to play a leading role in education for the future. Hibernia Col… [+] lege, Ireland’s only QQI-accredited online college is a specialist post-graduate programmes for professionals across the globe: We believe that our programmes should be measured not only upon their academic rigor but in their effectiveness in helping our students meet the challenges that they face every day in their professional lives. After 10 years, we can be proud of our outstanding faculty, with a dedicated team of more than 350 full-/part-time faculty. Outstanding in their fields and across industry, they include faculty from Harvard, the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Trinity College Dublin Drug Safety Research Unit, IE Business School, Madrid and other distinguished institutions. To keep abreast of current trends and practices and provide ground-breaking content for our global student body, Hibernia College collaborates with Pfizer, Novartis, the Teaching Agency (UK), the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) and PharmaTrain (Pharmaceutical Medicines Training Programme). Awards and recognition during this 10 years: • Awarded accreditation by QQI • ‘Best e-Learning Company’ title at the Digital Media awards 2007 • UK’s e-Learning awards: Silver 2008, Silver and Bronze 2009, Gold and Bronze 2010 • Endorsed by Becta as an exemplar of ‘next education learning’, in 2009 • Selected to partner with five UK universities to solve the shortages of Science and Mathematics teachers in England in 2010 • First institution accredited as a Pharmatrain Center of Excellence, in 2011. • Selected by the Medical University of Vienna as their partner in their first online Masters' program.  Hibernia College has developed a model of online education that is successful because it is dedicated to helping professionals meet their current work challenges and by continually building on the interactions of students and faculty.  We educate professionals around the world who want access to the very best online education available.     [-]


University of Limerick, Centre for Project Management

Ireland Limerick September 2017

UNIVERSITY OF LIMERICK The University of Limerick (UL) is an independent, internationally focused university with a proud record of innovation in education and excellence in research and scholarship. We take great pride in attracting students who are seeking a supportive learning environment to help nurture and achieve their personal and professional dreams. UL graduates have a record of high employability and the University has close working relationships with industry,… [+] from undergraduate to postdoctoral level. Our vision is to offer students an academic environment that supports intellectual growth and personal development and is characterised by principles of fairness, equity and integrity. CENTRE FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT One of the world’s first Centres of Excellence specialising in project management education, training and research, UL CPM is the only centre of its type in Ireland. The Centre for Project Management is situated within the Kemmy Business School at the University of Limerick. Established in 1992, it is one of the world’s first Centres of Excellence that specialises in project management education, training and research. Our programmes are designed to develop comprehensive business knowledge and skills to conceive, plan, implement and complete projects successfully. The Centre has led the development of alternative methods of study that fit changing lifestyles and meet the needs of different business sectors. The CPM’s particular mission is to transform project management expertise into viable practical solutions for the operational benefit of organisations and companies. LECTURERS Experienced lecturers at the forefront of their fields. CPM courses explore the discipline of project management from both academic and practitioner perspectives, with experienced lecturers at the forefront of their fields. Our lecturers work in collaboration with industry-leading project and programme managers to ensure learners are exposed to the latest and most relevant industry cases and course content. [-]


Trinity College Dublin

Ireland Dublin September 2017

Trinity College Dublin, College Green, Dublin 2Located in the heart of Dublin city and founded in 1592, Trinity College Dublin is an historic university making a modern impact. As Ireland's leading university, ranked No. 1 in Ireland by the QS World University Rankings, Trinity holds a global position as a leader in top-quality, internationally recognised higher education. Trinity has a diverse and multicultural community of over 17,000 students pursuing courses at undergraduate,… [+] postgraduate and doctoral level. Undergraduate students at Trinity College Dublin can choose from over 400 courses covering a wide range of disciplines, with the majority of departments offering four-year degree programmes. There are flexible subject combinations in the Arts and Humanities, Sciences, Engineering and Health Sciences, allowing students to study the areas which interest them most. For students with multiple academic interests, Two Subject Moderatorships (TSM) are double honors degrees. Trinity College Dublin has a strong reputation for its approachable lecturers who are leaders in their fields. Our undergraduate courses have a strong emphasis on working in small groups and offer regular tutorials and seminars. Our focus on research leads to constant revision and updating of all courses to incorporate the very latest findings into our curriculum and ensure that teaching is innovative and cutting-edge. Strategic Plan The College is committed to excellence in both research and teaching, to the enhancement of the learning experience of each of its students and to an inclusive College community with equality of access for all. The College will continue to disseminate its knowledge and expertise to the benefit of the City of Dublin, the country and the international community. Trinity is ranked 71st in top 100 world universities 28th in the world for English Language and Literature 31st in the world for Politics and International Studies 33rd in the world for History 42nd in the world for Modern Languages [-]


University of Limerick

Ireland Limerick September 2017

  The University of Limerick is a distinctive, pioneering and connected university that shapes the future through educatingand empowering people to meet the real challenges of tomorrow. At a time of profound and rapid societal change and a significant evolution in the role of universities UL has delivered innovative teaching, created better learning experiences for our students, undertaken world-class research and made ever-stronger contributions to meeting Ireland's needs. We ca… [+] n currently boast the best completion rates in the country and, even more importantly in these present times, UL has the best employment rates after graduation, a record of which we are very proud. UL also attracts a significant number of international students each year contributing to the internationalisation of our campus.  We offer excellent academic programmes, undergraduate, which are complemented by our Cooperative Education programme, full- and part-time postgraduate programmes and research opportunities. We are widely recognised for leading in the commercialising of research success and delivering value-added benefits to the wider community.      Campus Life Services aims to reduce our carbon footprint on the environment through engaging students in a number of environmental initiatives throughout the term. We are very fortunate in that our campus is located on a beautiful parkland site bordering the river Shannon. Living on campus offers you an opportunity to enjoy your time at university to the full. The campus at University of Limerick offers amenities which are among the best in the country and compare well with many worldwide renowned universities. Opening in September 2012, The Quigley Residence is our newest development on the North Campus. Exclusively for postgraduate students, The Quigley Residence will house 120 students in comfortable 4 and 2 bed apartments. Located adjacent to the new UL Medical School Building, The Quigley Residence provides modern facilities in an attractive landscape. The University of Limerick (UL) (Irish: Ollscoil Luimnigh) is a university in Ireland near the city of Limerick. It was established in 1972 as the National Institute for Higher Education, Limerick and became a university by statute in 1989 in accordance with the University of Limerick Act 1989. The university was the first university established since the foundation of the State in 1922, followed later the same day by the establishment of Dublin City University.The university is located along the River Shannon, on a 80 hectare (200 acre) site in the 240 hectare (600 acre) National Technological Park at Castletroy, 5 km from Limerick city centre. The university has currently in excess of 11,000 full-time undergraduate students and 1,500 part-time students. There are also over 800 research postgraduates and 1,300 taught postgraduate students[citation needed] at the university. The Co-Operative Education (commonly called Co-Op) programme allocates all students with an 8-month work placement as part of their degree. This was the first such programmes in the state.The University is renowned for its "UL Experience", and the sheer sense of community on campus. [-]


Limerick City College

Ireland Limerick September 2017

Welcome to Limerick City College Limerick City College is an independent institution for local and international students. Students who successfully complete their studies at Limerick City College can progress to higher studies in Irish, British and American Universities or secure successful careers in a variety of fields. As well as maintaining high academic standards and providing quality tuition, Limerick City College is noted for its prompt response to the education… [+] and training developments in the global market. The establishment of the College in the last year has been very exciting, and the ideal central location within the city with state-of-the-art facilities, ensures that our students have a spacious and versatile learning environment. Limerick City College is housed within a modern facility which houses the library and learning resource centre, a ten terminal internet laboratory and state-of-the-art classrooms. There are a number of recreational facilities within walking distance as well as cafes and on-campus refreshments and common room facilities. All courses follow the requirements of the relevant Irish and UK examination and lead to qualifications awarded by professional bodies or degrees awarded by respective Universities. Each course has been carefully selected for its relevance to commerce and industry and for its international recognition as evidence of professional competence. The student focus is one that is a truly Irish perspective and we look forward of welcoming students from all parts of the globe ensuring a diverse academic environment. Students entering the College enjoy every practical incentive to succeed. Limerick City College is staffed by tutors of the highest quality and all students have access to an impressive range of specialist teaching aids including audio-visual equipment and modern computer facilities. Lecturers are chosen not just for their technical skills but also for their ability to impart their knowledge to others. They are entertaining and friendly, and always do their best to ensure that the course is as enjoyable as possible. In such a progressive environment students discover a new interest in learning, and new outlets for their natural potential. The College is proud to present it's facilities and to announce that all classrooms have independently controlled heating & air-conditioning complete with whiteboards and digital projectors (which are linked to the College computer network), a computer room equipped with the latest flat-screen technology, an extensive library with reading room equipped with computer terminals for electronic learning, internet access and Wifi, student services officer and student common room. [-]


National University of Ireland Galway College of Engineering & Informatics

Ireland Galway September 2017

With over 17,000 students and more than 2,200 staff, NUI Galway has a distinguished reputation for teaching and research excellence in the fields of arts, social science, and celtic studies; business, public policy and law; engineering and informatics; medicine, nursing and health sciences; and science. Top Class Courses NUI Galway offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and diplomas of international standard, which provide students with opportunities… [+] for personal and academic development, as well as giving them the knowledge and skills they need to pursue successful careers. Best Career Opportunities The University's approach to innovative programme development means that courses are developed to reflect the ever-changing needs of the job market and the economy. NUI Galway has a distinguished reputation for teaching and research excellence. This reputation is reflected in our performance in various University League Tables. We are one of just two universities in Ireland who have been awarded five stars in the prestigious QS star ranking. Times Higher Education ranks us 3rd best university in Ireland. Meanwhile, five of our disciplines were listed in the QS World University Rankings by Subject. They are: - History - Computer Science and Info Systems - English Language and Literature - Pharmacy and Pharmacology - Law Inspirational Teaching Top quality teaching is our number one priority at NUI Galway. Our lecturers are working at the forefront of their subject area, bringing the latest ideas and discoveries into the lecture theatre. Our students are challenged to achieve their full potential by taking an active part in their learning. Our commitment to excellence in teaching and research attracts high-calibre students from all over the world. More than 2,000 international students from over 90 countries, choose to study here. A Research-led University NUI Galway is a research-led University with internationally recognised expertise in selected priority areas. Research at NUI Galway is forward-thinking and global in scale. Today we are leading the field in a wide range of areas including stem cell and gene therapy research, human rights law, environmental change, and developing the next generation of internet technology. Our key research achievements include: - Home to two Science Foundation Ireland-funded Centres for Science, Engineering and Technology (CSETs), our Digital Enterprise research Institute (DERI) and our Regenerative Medicine Institute (REMEDI) - Awarded Republic of Ireland's first UNESCO Chair in Children's Youth and Civic Engagement - The world's leading experts in Human Rights Law - Ireland 's leading Marine and Environmental Research Centres - Ireland 's primary centre for stem cell and gene therapy research and regenerative medicine - DERI, the world's largest research institute of internet technology Industry Much of our research is translational; we have developed excellent research and development collaborations with national and multi-national industry partners. NUI Galway is Ireland's leading University for knowledge transfer with more spin out companies, licenses and patents created in the last three years, than any other Irish university. [-]


The Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art at Trinity College Dublin.

Ireland Dublin September 2017

THE LIR, IRELAND’S NATIONAL ACADEMY OF DRAMATIC ART WAS ESTABLISHED AS A RESULT OF A RECOGNISED NEED FOR AN ACADEMY OF EXCELLENCE WITHIN THE ISLAND OF IRELAND. Training in acting, stage management, technical theatre, playwriting, theatre, stage design, lighting design, costume design and theatre directing is offered on a full time basis at undergraduate or postgraduate level. Short courses in Stanislavski’s System, Performing Shakespeare, Acting and Irish Theatre, Sen… [+] sing Laban and Musical Theatre are offered to established actors or actors in training. Whilst courses including Introduction to Acting, Young Actors’ Programme, I A Clown, The Clear and Confident Voice and Puppet Making are offered to anyone who has an interest in these areas and wants to further develop their skills. The Lir’s close associations with the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London and Trinity College Dublin ensure that the contents of all courses are set to the highest international standards, so whether you are setting out to undertake a postgraduate Master Degree in Playwriting or a beginners Introduction to Acting course, you will be trained by industry professionals in a trusting, dynamic and fun environment. The tutors at The Lir have extensive experience in professional theatre and continue to work in and maintain close contacts with the national and international theatre industry. The depth and breadth of the training is supplemented by guest lectures and workshops from leading international figures of stage and screen. The training offered by The Lir takes place in an exciting building designed specifically for the range of courses featuring two flexible black box studios, as well as 3 rehearsal rooms, a dance/movement studio, a woodwork and metalwork workshop, a scenic art studio, a design sudio and a range of flexible teaching spaces to suit the training of The Lir’s actors, stage managers, playwrights, stage designers, theatre directors and all participants. THE BUILDING THE LIR WAS CONCEIVED AS A CULTURAL HUB OF ITS OWN WITH A DIVERSE RANGE OF STUDENTS ON A VARIETY OF COURSES LINKED TO THE DISTINCT PROFESSIONAL DISCIPLINES At night, The Lir opens its doors to the public and offers a developing programme of performances, films, playreadings, talks and lectures. The next generation of theatre, film, radio and television drama makers are being nurtured at The Lir and it is vitally important for the students to interact between their respective disciplines but also with established professions and the wider public. The Lir building offers the possibility of such interaction to take place in a convivial atmosphere. The Lir facilities include: STUDIO ONE, 17m x 10m A fully flexible black box studio seating approximately 150. This fully equipped space can be configured to suit the needs of the performance. Stage Management and Technical Theatre students can be available to assist with stage design, production and management depending on their availability STUDIO TWO, 8m x 12m This black box studio with seating for approximately 70, can also be divided into two teaching rooms. Studio two is ideal for small scale productions or intimate creative performances. THE LIR CAFE/WINE BAR This fully functional wine bar and cafe is located in the main foyer of The Lir. With seating for approximately 60 and standing room for 140 this area acts as a feeder area for both studios. DANCE STUDIO, 8m x 9m With a mirrored wall and sports floor, this space is ideal for dance and movement rehearsals. REHEARSAL STUDIO, 8m x 7m This rehearsal space can also be divided into two teaching rooms. REHEARSAL ROOM 2, 13m x 8.5m REHEARSAL ROOM 3, 9m x 835m OTHER FACILITIES Two dressing rooms Shower facilities Four practice rooms A fully equipped wood and metal workshop for the construction of all sets and properties A wardrobe workshop STUDIOS AND REHEARSAL ROOMS ARE AVAILABLE FOR RENT AND ARE IDEAL FOR REHEARSALS OF THEATRE FESTIVAL AND FRINGE FESTIVAL PRODUCTIONS Our Partners The Lir was developed by the partnership of the Cathal Ryan Trust and Trinity College Dublin and opened its doors to the first students in September 2011. It is formally associated with the world renowned Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. [-]


Trinity College Dublin - Business School

MBA Ireland Dublin September 2017

Welcome to Trinity Business School. Our graduates benefit from having earned a cutting-edge business degree from a university that is both well-known and highly regarded across the World. Trinity College Dublin is the only Irish university ranked in the QS top 100 universities in the World (2015-16), and we are not too surprised to see our stunning campus listed in the Lonely Planet’s Top 500 Best Places on the Planet as we have over 160,000 tourists visiting each year. Trinity C… [+] ollege Dublin has a robust reputation as a leading international university which extends over four centuries. Trinity Business School was founded in 1925 and has had an innovative role in management education and research which both serve and influence industry. Over the years, our School has played a pioneering role in bringing the MBA to Europe and has created one of Europe’s most sought after undergraduate business degree programmes. We have a series of top ranked MSc programmes and our innovative new undergraduate business degree (Bachelor of Business Studies, BBS) will take in its first students in 2016/17. We also have a vibrant PhD programme with successful graduates working across the globe and generating impact through their research. Our approach to education is unique, high quality and something we are constantly improving. We our driven by a desire to deliver five key objectives which are based on our passion for being part of a business school of consequence: Education focused on careers and business performance. Programmes which create great careers for our graduates and excellent performance for the businesses in which they are engaged. Our graduates learn cutting-edge real world management from both leading researchers and high performance business executives and entrepreneurs. A set of values – “put in more than you take out”. We take a deep and responsible view of the term ‘business performance’ which creates an awareness beyond profit to include the impact of business on the wider economy and society. We expect our graduates to ‘put in more than they take out’ of the economy and society throughout their career. The personal development and well-being of our students. We provide opportunities for our students to explore and to develop their business and personal potential on our degree programmes as well to prepare them for a healthy career existence in today’s dynamic but often stressful work environment. A real-business educational environment. The University is located right in the centre of the vibrant and friendly Dublin City. We are adjacent to: the Irish Financial Services Centre (IFSC), Europe’s digital industries capital, government and public sector management headquarters, city centre retail, professional services industries and Ireland’s cultural industry sectors. Quite simply, we have cutting edge global corporations and high performance new ventures on our doorstep. We are based in a highly entrepreneurial university and provide students with the education which they need to excel in established and new businesses. An entrepreneurial hub will be located at the core of our new business school building and we already provide students with excellent opportunities to develop new ventures. Rigorous research which serves and critically evaluates business. Creating and then disseminating research which addresses questions which both serve and critically engage with real-business practice and public policy. [-]


UCD College of Engineering and Architecture

Ireland Dublin September 2017

Why study at UCD? Tradition Established 1854, with 160 years of teaching & research excellence. Global profile UCD is ranked in the top 1% of higher education institutions worldwide. Global community Over 7,000 international students from over 125 countries study at UCD. Global careers Degrees with high employability; dedicated careers support; 1 year stay-back visa (for non-EU students). Safety Modern parkland campus with 24 hour security, minutes… [+] from Dublin city centre. UCD College of Engineering and Architecture The UCD College of Engineering and Architecture is the largest and most comprehensive College of its kind in Ireland. There are six Schools covering the Engineering disciplines of Biosystems and Food, Chemical & Bioprocess, Civil, Electrical, Electronic, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, together with the disciplines of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Planning & Environmental Policy. The College offers a wide range of taught and research programmes and is committed to the ongoing development of both discipline-specific and interdisciplinary teaching and research. Faculty in the College of Engineering & Architecture have been very successful in winning competitive research contracts from a number of national and international bodies including the European Commission, the European Research Council (ERC), the European Space Agency, Science Foundation Ireland, and Enterprise Ireland. To date the College hosts five ERC award holders and 2015 RIAI Gold Medal winners Sheila O'Donnell and John Tuomey, who are both graduates and staff of the UCD School of Architecture, Planning & Environmental Policy. Furthermore, data from Thomson Reuters InCites indicates that the College’s publication impact in Engineering & Technology is 52% above world average. Much of the research in the College is applied to real-world problems, and is finally commercialised in spin-off companies. Recent start-ups  include  OxyMem,  APC Ltd  and  Bianca Med  (acquired by ResMed in 2011). We have also become increasingly involved in collaborative research with industry, and such projects often produce market-facing innovations which can be directly applied in a commercial environment. [-]


ISB International School Of Business Dublin

Ireland Dublin September 2017

International education is now the norm as the world becomes more and more a global village. We at ISB are passionate about offering our international students a challenging, meaningful and relevant educational experience in Dublin. As ISB is a state recognised institution you can be assured of excellent academic standards. Our programmes are designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills and competences which will enhance your professional career. We seek to provide… [+] the context and materials which will help you develop as an individual in a multi-cultural environment. Students from the USA and Europe come together each semester at ISB to share this experience. Our city centre facilities will ensure you are in the heart of a bustling and cosmopolitan city. Our experienced and highly qualified team of staff and lecturers are anxious to ensure that your time in Ireland will be both rewarding and challenging. ISB Dublin is a private business school which specialises in semester abroad programmes for international students. We are accredited by Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI – formerly HETAC). We were established in 2009 and currently have approximately 135 students per semester. We have a part-time faculty of 17 lecturers. We work closely with our partner institutions in France, Germany, Spain, Russia, Denmark, Austria, Portugal and Latvia. We are also the Dublin centre for CEA (Cultural Experiences Abroad), an American study abroad organisation based in Phoenix, Arizona. Our American programmes are accredited by the University of New Haven, Connecticut. We are also a member of EAIE (European Association of Institutes of Education), Businet (a network of international business schools) and the Forum on Education (US based study abroad organisation). [-]


UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School

EMBA MBA Ireland Dublin September 2017

  The UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School is Ireland's leading business school and research centre. We offer a wide range of postgraduate business programmes that equip students to become the business leaders of the future. Our success is down to an unwavering commitment to excellence. We are one of just 25 schools worldwide to hold triple accreditation from the US, Europe and the UK accrediting bodies. At our Blackrock campus, close to the centre of Dublin city, … [+] we have superb facilities for postgraduate education and research. This makes UCD Smurfit a leader: not just in Ireland but in Europe; not just among Irish employers but among global multinationals and the world's leading organisations; not just for high achievers in Ireland but for those from every country and every continent.     About us  The School is built upon an extraordinary leadership gift from Dr Michael WJ Smurfit. His generosity, and that of our patrons, sponsors, alumni and friends, has allowed us to maintain our position as one of the top European business schools.   At UCD Smurfit School, we have a wide range of programmes, including MBA, research programmes, specialist masters and executive education, which are designed to prepare graduates to face the challenges of the complex business world.   We have built strong relationships with international colleges, business school networks and associations and multinational corporations. These ties greatly benefit our graduates, who go on to build successful careers in every branch of business, industrial and professional life in Ireland and internationally. The School's academics hold the highest qualifications from the world's leading universities and this, together with their business experience, enables them to create a stimulating environment both in teaching and research.     Our History UCD Smurfit has a distinguished history as a leader in business education. We value our heritage and embrace our responsibility to maintain the highest standards and push the boundaries of what we can achieve.   Our Plans At UCD Smurfit, we recognise that success depends on our ability to change and evolve. We have ambitious plans to develop a state-of-the-art business school that will act as a beacon of learning and research in the academic and business communities.   [-]


Dublin City University

Ireland Dublin September 2017

Dublin City University – Ireland’s University of Enterprise Dublin City University (DCU) is a young, dynamic and ambitious university, celebrated for being cutting edge and forward thinking. We work closely with industry to give students a modern, relevant, well-researched curriculum delivered in world-class facilities. We are noted for having an entrepreneurial, innovative and creative culture. We are renowned for our excellent employability statistics and the suc… [+] cess of our graduates. DCU is recognised internationally as a research intensive, globally-engaged University of Enterprise that is distinguished both by the quality and impact of its graduates and its focus on the translation of knowledge into societal and economic benefit. Why choose Dublin City University? - DCU is currently ranked 46 in the QS Top 50 Under 50 Ranking (2015) and 79 in the Times Higher Education 150 Under 50 Ranking (2016) - In 2016, the Business School gained AACSB accreditation, putting it into the top 5% of business schools globally - DCU has the best graduate employability record of all Irish universities - 92% of DCU students go into work or further study within six months of graduating. - We have an excellent reputation for work based learning and connection to industry. - DCU qualifications are recognised and respected worldwide. A DCU qualification gives you a wider choice of career paths, better employment prospects and a higher salary. - DCU is home to several world renowned research centres and a reputation for world leading research, providing a home to a large number of PhD students. - DCU is home to over 2,000 international students from more than 110 different countries. - We pride ourselves on offering a welcoming and supportive environment in which to study and socialise. - Our 85 acre campus is one of the safest campuses in Ireland. It features bright modern architecture and fantastic facilities. - Our International Office team have many years of experience in supporting students through the application process and are here to help when you arrive on campus. Key Facts - Start date – September - Duration – 3 or 4 years (Undergraduate Degrees) 1 year (postgraduate taught degrees) - Entry requirements – School leaving qualification equivalent to Irish leaving certificate / Honours degree from recognised University - English requirements – IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 92 - Location – Dublin City - International fees - from €12,000 per year Why Study in Ireland? Ireland is the most westerly country of the European Union with a population of just over 4.5 million people. Contemporary Ireland is multicultural and multilingual and one of the most open economies in the world. Ireland a safe, friendly English-speaking country. Proof of this is that Dublin has been voted the world's second friendliest city by readers of Rough Guides, and the world's fifth friendliest city by readers of Condé Nast Traveller. Ireland has also been named one of the top 10 friendliest countries in the world by Lonely Planet. STUDY in one of the best education systems in the world for Higher Education Achievements BENEFIT from Ireland's investment in the education system CHOOSE from over 5000 internationally recognised qualifications ACCESS world-class research opportunities in world-leading programmes CONNECT with career opportunities with leading global companies located in Ireland ACHIEVE your ambitions in Europe's most entrepreneurial country JOIN the 35,000 international students from 161 countries enjoying Ireland's vibrant culture LIVE in the only English speaking country in the Eurozone EXPERIENCE living in one of the friendliest and safest countries in the world Graduate Working Visa Ireland is the European hub to over 1,000 leading multinational companies and these companies require a skilled, educated and highly capable workforce to drive their success chose to locate in Ireland. Students who complete a recognised, full time higher education degree in Ireland are entitled to remain in the country and work full time for 12 months under the Third Level Graduate Scheme – giving you a fantastic opportunity to gain experience at some of the top global companies located here. [-]


Interior Design Institute

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The Interior Design Institute offers you the most advanced and comprehensive online solution to learning available today. We offer the most thorough home study course in Interior Design using the very latest online learning techniques. Our commitment to providing the highest quality training program has resulted in unique teaching and student support systems, which produce unparalleled results. At the Interior Design Institute we don't just teach Interior Design, we encourage… [+] each and every student to access and nurture their own natural sense of flair and creativity. We also teach the technical and practical skills necessary to translate those design ideas into reality. The Institute offers you a complete online solution to learning. Online education is quickly becoming a preferred method of study for people all around the world who are looking for additional skills to help them make more money, start successful careers, turn a favourite interest into something more or accomplish a personal quest for self-improvement. Whilst distance-learning programs have been available from a variety of providers for some time, it is the interaction of the web, which has revolutionised the opportunities available to students wishing to study in this way. Our commitment to providing a quality training program has resulted in unique teaching and student support systems that produce unparalleled results. Our Interior Design Course brings you everything you need to achieve the success you want. Although some full-time schools run Interior Design correspondence courses as a side-line, we have specialised in teaching Interior Design solely online, and our course is specifically tailored to suit busy individuals who cannot give up work and domestic commitments to attend full time courses and lectures. Discover your true potential now by taking the next step - enrol today and take your interior design skills to another level. The Interior Design Institute, your partner to a better and brighter future. [-]


The Photography Institute

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The Institute The Photography Institute offers you the most advanced and comprehensive online solution to learning available today. We offer the most thorough home study course in photography using the very latest online learning techniques. Our commitment to providing the highest quality training program has resulted in unique teaching and student support systems, which produce unparalleled results. Online education has quickly become the preferred method of study… [+] for people around the world, who are looking for additional skills to enable them to make more money, start successful careers, turn a favourite interest into something more rewarding or accomplish a personal quest for self improvement. Learn in your own time, in your own home and at your own pace. Distance learning programs have been available from a variety of providers for some time, although it is the interaction and immediacy of the web, which has revolutionised modern study methodology. Our commitment to providing the highest quality training program has resulted in unique teaching and student support systems, which produce unparalleled results. Our students consistently produce higher quality work and achieve higher levels of proficiency, in a shorter period of time, than other teaching methods can provide. The continuing achievements of our students and the professional recognition and external validation of our programs is a testimony to the high quality of our courses. The Professional Photography Course offers you, the most advanced alternative to a conventional classroom, for the training of photography. We offer the most thorough online course in photography that is available anywhere in the world, using the very latest online learning techniques. Our course brings you everything you need to achieve the success you desire. Although some conventional schools run photographic correspondence courses as a sideline, we have specialised in teaching photography solely online. The days of corresponding via video or audiotapes, CD's or DVD's or paperwork through the mail is over. Our methodology gives the student fast access to his or her tutor via a specially developed platform, enabling a student - teacher relationship that is as close to sharing a conventional classroom as possible. Discover your true potential now by taking the next step - enrol today and take your photography to another level. The Photography Institute, your partner to a better and brighter future. [-]


Burren College of Art

Ireland Galway September 2017

The Mission and Values of Burren College of Art To be a hothouse for artists, led by artists – reflective and challenging; remote and connected; at the confluence of cultures. Respect for the individual; Commitment to excellence; Support for students and colleagues; Providing Time, Space and Inspiration for artists in the unique Burren landscape is the founding principle of the Burren College of Art. Liberation from rigid programming and o… [+] pportunity for intense focus has helped the many artists who have studied at the college to find their artistic voice. While reflection and introspection are essential to the creative process, the contemporary artist's unique insight is relevant only when it connects with and engages the wider world. The Burren, a microcosm of society, provides a rich context from which to connect with wider issues. MFA/MA The MFA provides an immersive education in the development of professional practice as an artist. As an MFA graduate you will produce a final exhibition, the quality of which will demonstrate that you have developed the knowledge and skills necessary to survive and thrive as a practicing artist. You will also demonstrate capabilities for critical enquiry through fine art, with the ability to evaluate your work through an informed grasp of the social, cultural and theoretical concerns shaping discourse on contemporary fine art research and practice. The MA provides a masters-level education in art appropriate to a diverse range of applications. As an MA graduate you will produce a final exhibition, the quality of which will demonstrate that you have acquired a masters-level in artistic practice. You will also demonstrate capabilities for critical enquiry through fine art, with the ability to evaluate your work through an informed grasp of the social, cultural and theoretical concerns shaping discourse on contemporary fine art research and practice. Course Structure Studio Research forms the core of the MFA and MA and is comprised of studio-based individual mentoring and rigorous group critiques. Studio Research modules provide for studio-based experimentation and innovation, leading to the production of a substantial body of work. Historical & Critical Studies modules engage you in intensive critical discourse on contemporary art. Professional Studies modules facilitate the development of the personal, conceptual, technical and organisational skills necessary for professional practice as an artist. They are delivered through seminars, symposia and educational visits to Dublin, London and Berlin. [-]


Institute of Child Education and Psychology

Ireland Kildare September 2017

About Us ICEP Europe is the trusted source for online continuing education and professional development for educators and allied professionals who work with children and young people. Specialising in psychology and special needs, our courses are all developed and taught by leading practitioners in their fields. Our aim as an organisation is to assist all children in reaching their full potential through the highest quality continuing professional development. All… [+] our courses are delivered via user-friendly and state of the art technology, putting you in control of when and where you choose to study. Our courses have a practical focus and address the real–life problems confronting educators. By utilising the most recent research, we fast track the latest information into the classroom. ICEP Europe is committed to excellence in education; our dedicated staff and innovative online learning environment allows us to deliver quality education that makes a difference. Our University Courses have world class tuition, strong accreditation and collaboration and will give you a specialist qualification in Special Educational Needs. Build your depth of expertise, your confidence and competence with one of our courses in partnership with Dublin City University, University of East London and Leeds Beckett University. Why Choose ICEP Europe Imagine enrolling in a class that meets when it suits your schedule and fits your busy, time-pressured lifestyle. Imagine having access not only to a vast reservoir of current research and thinking in your subject area, but also having a tutor to guide and facilitate you as you learn what you need to learn at your own pace. Now, imagine this happening in your home, office, or any place with Internet access. Welcome to online learning. Welcome to ICEP Europe. ICEP Europe offers flexible online learning solutions that are customised to meet the various individual needs of those facing the challenges of working with children and young people today. ICEP Europe’s courses demystify, but remain faithful, to the latest science in the field and offer practical and relevant solutions. They are developed for anyone who needs to learn proven methodologies to deal with individual situations in their workday or home situation. [-]


Irish College of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Ireland Dublin September 2017

The ICTCM is an Acupuncture college based in Dublin, Ireland and provides part time professional Acupuncture courses and TCM training in its own college and clinical premises near the 3Arena (Point Depot) in Dublin 3. Our postgraduate programmes include a Master of Chinese Medicine Degree, a Doctoral Degree in Chinese Medicine and post-graduate Certificate and Diploma courses in Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine and Medical Qigong. The ICTCM now offers a unique… [+] opportunity to study Acupuncture TCM in Ireland, and, after only 5 years part time study (most of which is completed in Ireland), gain an internationally recognised Masters degree in Chinese Medicine conferred by Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine (GUCM) and recognised by the Chinese Department of Education. We are still accepting applications for 2016 for the: Licentiate in Acupuncture TCM - part time undergraduate level Acupuncture TCM training (October 2016). This provides FULL training in Acupuncture - including Clinical Training, as used within the system of Traditional Chinese Medicine. We are now accepting applications for 2017 for the: Masters Degree in Chinese Medicine (Autumn 2017) Doctoral Degree in Chinese Medicine (Autumn 2017) The application procedures and Application forms are available to download online. Chinese Affiliation The College has had a formal affiliation with Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine (GUCM) since 2002. GUCM conferred a visiting professorship on the ICTCM's Director Tom Shanahan in 2004. When he first introduced Acupuncture TCM to Ireland in the early 1980s, very few people had heard of Acupuncture, TCM or Chinese Herbal Medicine. Nowadays, many people actively choose Alternative Medicine either as an adjunct to Western Medical treatment or as a means of treating illnesses which have not responded well to other forms of medicine. Acupuncture and TCM are at the forefront of such Alternative approaches to health and illness, focusing as they do, not only on treating and curing current illness but also on disease prevention and health enhancement. Prof Shanahan has written a number of short articles on Acupuncture/TCM in all its facets, and we have now launched the first article in the series on this website. Qualified Practitioners of Acupuncture and TCM in Ireland Graduates of the ICTCM are automatically eligible for membership in the PRTCM, Professional Register of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Founded in 1983, the PRTCM is the first and oldest professional body representing and regulating the profession of Acupuncture and TCM in Ireland - including Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine and Medical Qigong. The Register maintains an online directory of qualified practitioners of Acupuncture TCM, Herbal Medicine and Medical Qigong, and provides information on Traditional Chinese Medicine on its website. [-]


Independent College Dublin

Ireland Dublin September 2017

Why Choose Us You may have many choices facing you, but before you decide where to go to complete your undergraduate, postgraduate or professional qualification, here are some of the reasons why you should choose Independent College Dublin: Because we are committed to academic excellence We are determined to provide all of our students with a rewarding, professional, and career-focused education of the very highest quality. Our faculty members are committed to maintaining… [+] academic excellence not just through great teaching but through personal, individual support. Because our tuition is second to none Our lecturers and tutors are among the most-respected academics in their fields. Class sizes are small so that everyone can contribute to debate and discussion and nobody gets left behind. Because our results are some of the best in the country Students at Independent College Dublin have achieved some outstanding results. For example, our Law Society FE1 Prep course has become the largest and most successful in Ireland, producing 28 individual first placed prizes and winners of the Overend Scholar for highest marks over the past 5 years (2009/2010/2011/2012/2013). Because we are in the heart of a vibrant city centre Independent College Dublin has the perfect location for student life in Dublin: we are right in the the very centre of the city, surrounded by cultural, academic and leisure attractions. The college campus has 22 lecture rooms across 28,000 sq feet of teaching space. Because this is an ideal learning environment Our lecture theatres are purpose-built to offer the best in comfort, style and technology: they are all air conditioned and have wireless high speed internet and networking access together with the latest presentation and video-conferencing equipment. Because your qualification will be internationally recognised Independent College Dublin programmes are validated to the highest standards both nationally and internationally. Your new qualification stands for academic achievement but also a deeper understanding of your subject in practical terms and this is highly valued in your field. Because you will enjoy your time here Whatever subject and qualification you choose, we promise you will have an interesting and thought-provoking learning experience in which you will look forward to every class. Your student life will be enriched not just by the college and the course, but by new friends, colleagues and a wonderful city. The Business Faculty at Independent College Dublin The Business Faculty at Independent College Dublin is dedicated to the provision of the highest quality education and training to enable students to meet the challenges of the rapidly-changing and ever more globalised world of business. Students are offered an expanding range of accredited Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Continuing Professional Development Programmes which are designed to meet the current and future academic and career needs of the contemporary business professional. These programmes are designed to provide flexible access to students and to professional business people who wish to establish a firm foundation in business studies areas, or who wish to enhance their career development opportunities and specific business skills through accessing the most up-to-date theory and practice in their chosen areas of business. Our business courses are largely offered at our well-appointed premises in the centre of Dublin, in a vibrant, friendly, progressive and cosmopolitan environment. In addition to high academic standards and relevance, we place great emphasis on student wellbeing, and ensuring at a personal level that all who study with us obtain maximum value from the learning experience. A number of our programmes are benchmarked against professional accreditation and exemption requirements and our Masters framework of qualifications offers the opportunity to gain staged postgraduate qualifications at a pace suitable for each individual learner. While our learning and teaching emphasises the importance of understanding the theory of Business Studies as a discipline, our business courses underpin this with substantial use of action-centred experiential learning, “real-life” case studies, team learning projects, and individual “live” research projects tailored to individual career development. The programmes within the Business Faculty are supplemented by a range of additional tailored programmes which are designed to accommodate the needs of particular business and commercial sectors SMEs, and others in the private or the public sector. We are happy to discuss particular areas of special-purpose provision directly with commissioning clients. [-]


Mary Immaculate College

Ireland Limerick September 2017

Founded in 1898, Mary Immaculate College (MIC) is a Catholic College of Education and the Liberal Arts. The College offers a wide range of programmes in Education and the Liberal Arts at both undergraduate and postgraduate level and over 3,000 students are engaged in studies here. Foundation & Enduring VisionWhen the foundation stone for Mary Immaculate College was laid in 1899, the intention was to provide an institution dedicated to the professional training of female… [+] teachers for the Catholic national school system. Today, with over 3,000 young men and women enrolled at the College and participating in a multitude of academic programmes, MIC continues the embrace the founding vision of Catherine McAuley, who established the Catholic Sisters of Mercy as champions for the most marginalised in society with the conviction that education was essential to the quality of life to which all individuals should be entitled. These enduring values remain enshrined in the College Mission Statement as Mary Immaculate steers a new course in the Twenty First Century.   Mission StatementThe College community promotes excellence in teaching, learning and research at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. It seeks to foster the intellectual, spiritual, personal and professional development of students within a supportive and challenging environment that guarantees the intellectual freedom of staff and students.In particular, the College seeks to foster in its students a spirit of justice and compassion in the service of others, together with an openness to the religious tradition and values of each individual.The College promotes a sense of identity enriched by an awareness of its Catholic tradition, the cultures, languages and traditions of Ireland, and its special commitment to the Irish language.Mary Immaculate College respects cultural diversity. It strives to promote equity in society and to provide an environment where all have freedom and opportunity to achieve their full potential. [-]


City Colleges - Online Learning

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Welcome to the College of e-Learning at City Colleges At the College of e-Learning, we offer the same City Colleges courses but in an online format. Students enjoy the benefits of world class online resources, the best and most up-to-date study materials, and a relentless commitment to personal attention. City Colleges’ College of eLearning represents a completely novel approach to third-level professional education and examination preparation on the web. Many of I… [+] reland’s leading lecturers in the areas of Law, Accountancy, Media, Entertainment & Journalism, Business, Computing & IT, the Arts, Criminology and Psychology have come together to offer students a different kind of educational experience, one where the learner’s needs are paramount, and his or her expectations are constantly surpassed. How it Works E-learning is proven to be a highly effective method of instruction. It has provided millions of learners with invaluable opportunities to progress their studies in a convenient, more affordable and efficient manner. A report commissioned by the US Department of Education (Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning (2010)) found that “classes with online learning (whether taught completely online or blended) on average produce stronger student learning outcomes than do classes with solely face-to-face instruction”, and “.. that, on average, students in online learning conditions performed modestly better than those receiving face-to-face instruction.” Taking a course with the College of eLearning at City Colleges couldn’t be easier. You will have access to the full complement of lectures (live or recorded – the choice is yours), exceptional course materials in downloadable format, and personal, one-to-one support from your course tutor. [-]


ALISON

Ireland Galway

Our Mission ALISON is a for-profit social enterprise that believes in two things: that everyone has a right to an education and that education should be free. We aim to offer a free education to anyone with access to the internet, while making a fair return for our investors and offering a creative, fair and rewarding work environment for our employees. Who ALISON is aimed at ALISON is for anyone interested in improving their personal circumstances. Our learners… [+] are from all walks of life, from all regions of the world and from a multitude of backgrounds. ALISON is also being used by different groups of people to overcome a barrier to education that traditional education has been unable to breach. ALISON parchments ALISON’s core purpose and focus is to provide free ONLINE LEARNING to the world. The strong relationships it has established with key partners, coupled with its shrewd use of resources, the web channel it makes use of and the 6 million strong customer relations it has managed to foster, means that it is able to support its business model, in the main, by advertising revenue. Consequently, unlike other ONLINE LEARNING providers, ALISON doesn’t insist that learners buy parchments. However, some learners like to purchase parchments as a record of their learning achievement, while others use them as part of their resume to prove to employers that they have the skills they claim. Where possible, ALISON endeavours to keep parchment prices low and runs regular promotions and offers to ensure that prices are kept to a minimum. [-]


Recording Connection Audio School

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About The Recording Connection A division of the Recording, Radio, Film and Culinary Connection (RRFC), the Recording Connection is an industry-recognized trade school geared around providing you with practical, one-on-one training for a career as an audio engineer or music producer. Our overarching goal is not simply to equip you with the skills you need, but also to help you break into the industry by putting you in a position to gain on-the-job experience while making… [+] important industry connections. Through our revolutionary mentor-apprentice (extern) learning approach, we pair each of our students with an actual music producer or audio engineer who provides one-on-one training in a real recording studio. Our program combines a structured-yet-flexible curriculum with a large amount of hands-on training in the studio, which enables our students not only to learn the rudiments of producing, recording and mixing, but the business aspects of running a studio, as well as the inner workings of the industry itself. Since our inception in 1989, the Recording Connection has expanded its reach into all 50 states, as well as into Canada, Australia and the U.K., ultimately placing more than 11,000 students as apprentices (externs) in real recording studios across three continents. Our mentoring staff consists of actual producers and engineers in world-class studios, many of whom regularly work with Grammy-winning, Platinum-selling artists. We carefully screen our mentors to ensure they are giving our students the best education possible, as well as the best opportunities to connect with the industry in the process. The Recording Connection’s on-the-job audio training program is an excellent choice for anyone with a passion to launch a career as an audio engineer, music producer, live sound engineer, music recording artist, live DJ, composer or other industry professional. Our unique approach puts you in the right place at the right time with the right people to help you break into the industry. Possible Career Paths Within our basic audio engineering and music production course, we are able to pair students with mentors that specialize in their chosen genre or field of interest. We currently offer customized training for the following career paths: Electronic music production Hip-hop music production/beat making Live sound engineering Post production audio Audio for film, TV and video games Touring DJ Music business (artist management, label executive, etc.) Top ten reasons to consider the Recording Connection: 1. Learn near where you live. ( 250 cities to choose from) With over 250 locations across the country, we can train you in a real recording studio within driving distance of where you live. No need to relocate, quit your job or say goodbye to your existing connections. 2. Low tuition With skyrocketing education costs, it is not uncommon for students to rack up tens of thousands of dollars in debt before they graduate. For aspiring industry professionals, this can end a career before it even begins. We keep our tuition affordable ($9400, all supplies included, no fees) so you can focus on your career, not on how you’re going to pay your bills. 3. Prepare for a variety of music industry careers Whether you want to produce, compose, engineer, DJ or perform; whether you’re into hip hop, electronic music, country, pop, rock or jazz; we tailor your curriculum to your needs, and we pair you with a mentor who can help you achieve your specific career goals. 4. Real job placement assistance Thanks to our unique approach, many of our students get hired by their mentors or by connections made through their mentors. However, at the Recording Connection, we leave nothing to chance. For each of our students, we provide additional support, training and job placement assistance for up to a year after graduation. 5. Learn as an apprentice (extern), not a classroom student or an intern As a Recording Connection student, you are not one student among dozens competing for a teacher’s attention in a classroom. Nor are you simply an intern who takes out the trash (although chores are a natural part of studio life). You are an apprentice (extern) who has been assigned to a real producer/engineer for personalized on-the-job training. You aren’t just learning concepts from a textbook: you’re learning the tricks of the trade from a real pro. 6. Work on your own music career One of the things our students love best about the Recording Connection is that our course enables them to apply the things they’re learning to creating their own music. While many of our students simply want to engineer and produce for others, many others want to produce their own music. Our course enables you to up your own game. You’ll learn to record, mix and produce your own music, and even better, get it heard by actual music industry professionals who can help you get it out there. 7. Learn industry standard gear and software Since you’re learning in a real recording studio, you’ll naturally be learning to use the gear and software that the pros use, from vintage amps to virtual plugins, from analog to digital. You’ll learn the industry standard Pro Tools, as well as other programs like Logic, Reason and Ableton. And you’ll get to practice on the gear and software without competing with other students for practice time. 9. One-on-one mentoring In a Recording Connection class, there is only one student: you. No classes with dozens of other students. All the training occurs one-on-one in the studio, just you and your mentor. No glossing over things you don’t understand. Learn at your own pace. Ask whatever questions you like. This personalized attention is what helps people like you become great producers and engineers. And that’s what we’re after. 10. World-Class mentors with real album credits In other schools, teachers often have their degrees and diplomas hanging on the wall. In the real music industry, success is measured in other ways. We partner with top producers and engineers across the country to mentor our students—people who work with superstar talent such as Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, U2, Aerosmith, Kendrick Lamar and many, many others. You probably won’t find college degrees hanging on the walls of your mentor’s studio, but you might just see a few Gold and Platinum Records, and maybe even a Grammy or two. [-]


Digital Marketing Institute

Ireland Dublin

“The Digital Marketing Institute is the global certification standard in digital education. To date, over 13,000 people in 70 countries have graduated with a Digital Marketing Institute qualification, making ours the most widely taught digital certification standard in the world. The Digital Marketing Institute collaborates with global digital experts to define and develop the skills and qualifications required of today’s digital professionals. Our courses are reviewed by … [+] the Syllabus Advisory Council, which is composed of leading digital companies including Google, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Enjoy 24-hour access to video lectures, slide presentations, practical exercises, interactive quizzes and a supportive student network. Never fear missing a class again. Upon completion of your course, you will receive an industry-recognized, globally respected qualification.” [-]


Kimmage Development Studies Centre

Ireland Dublin

About Us For 40 years, Kimmage DSC has facilitated education and training for development practitioners working in a range of occupations from over 65 countries. We have a strong reputation in Development Studies in Ireland and abroad and offer an inter-cultural and experience-based learning environment. The ethos of Kimmage DSC is embodied in a teaching approach based on participatory learning and critical thinking which seeks to empower course participants with the skills… [+] and knowledge essential for development work today. Our Vision and Mission The vision of Kimmage DSC is a world of equality, respect and justice for all. Our mission is to promote critical thinking and action for justice, equality and the eradication of poverty in the world. We aim to do this through facilitating the education and training of individual practitioners and groups working for social, economic and political change in society and so enabling all practitioners to work effectively for the holistic development of all. Why Kimmage? We are a creative, critical and dynamic education and learning centre for Development. We offer a learning programme that is participatory, learner centred, skills based, practical and relevant. We have almost 40 years of experience teaching and training in Development. We offer a complementary experience to students, over and above the academic. We provide space for critical reflection, dialogue, research and capacity building for grassroots development of people and communities. We bridge the divide between development practitioners north and south, between academic and civil society, between higher education and adult education, and between NGOs and the missionary sector. We provide flexible learning options, including distance learning, part time study and recognition of prior learning. We provide professional upgrading and / or a stepping stone for a career in development. To find out more about Kimmage’s approach and to listen to the perspectives of some of our students check out our short video: Academic Programmes Academic programmes on offer reflect a combination of formal and non-formal educational methodologies and are run at undergraduate (BA) and post graduate (MA and Post Graduate Diploma) levels, with options to study on a full-time or part-time basis. Modules from the MA in Development Studies are now available to students through a new Flexible and Distance Learning (FDL) mode of delivery. All courses are internationally recognised and are accredited by Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI). In addition, since Sept 2013, we are delivering a Level 8 BA in International Development in partnership with National University Ireland, Maynooth (NUIM). Full details of this programme and how to apply can be found on the NUIM website by clicking here Capacity Development Services In addition to our academic programmes, we provide capacity development services devoted to the professional upgrading of Irish and overseas-based international development personnel. These capacity development services are provided as mentoring and organisational support and the provision of short-term practical training either through classroom-based training or open and distance education (KODE). Alliances Our registration as an independent company and our charitable status has enabled us to consolidate and further develop our activities and linkages with other like-minded organisations, particularly in terms of entering more effectively into public fora and strategic alliances with others in the development sector in Ireland and internationally most notably in Tanzania, South Africa and Sierra Leone. More recently we have partnered with NUI Maynooth to deliver a BA programme in International Development. Kimmage DSC is a not for profit company limited by guarantee not having a share capital, registered no: 414814 and is registered by Revenue Commissioners for Charitable exemption CHY: 16985 [-]


National University of Ireland Galway School of Humanities

Ireland Galway September 2017

The School of Humanities encourages interest and research in many multi-disciplinary areas with programmes ranging from Culture and Colonialism to Irish Studies, English, History, Philosophy or Old Irish to Film and Digital Media. The skills of critical analysis, problem solving and other transferable skills are attained through our innovative teaching programmes. Thus graduates are equipped to become responsible citizens and valued members of society. About the University With… [+] over 17,000 students and more than 2,400 staff, NUI Galway has a distinguished reputation for teaching and research excellence. Our Reputation NUI Galway has earned national and international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top-quality teaching.‌ Our Campus ‌Our campus has been transformed over the past decade through our €400 million capital programme. With over 90 buildings on 105 hectares of land, the University is right in the heart of Galway city. How We're Unique From our position on the very edge of Europe, we reach out to the world, and we have the most diverse student body in Ireland. Irish language and culture, as well as volunteering and community outreach play a strong role in the student experience here. The Irish Language The language has a unique position in the University, predominantly due to its proximity to the Connemara Gaeltacht - the largest Irish-speaking region in Ireland. Our History From Queen's College to National University of Ireland, the University's past is intertwined with the history of Galway and Ireland.‌‌‌ Undergraduates In addition to traditional subjects such as English, History and Philosophy, students in the Humanities are also offered scope to develop areas of interest such as Irish Studies, Journalism, Creative Writing, Film or Drama and Theatre Studies. Our range of undergraduate programmes combine traditional Arts Subjects with these specialisms thus providing an extra element to the student qualification. Postgraduates Our School has a vibrant student research community with over 120 PhD students. Students are matched with a supervisor in their area of interest and have access to great archive resources and a broad research community. Many interactive conferences, collaborations and initiatives take place each semester fostering a dynamic community of researchers. In addition, Humanities has twenty-one different taught MA programmes offering many a bridge to PhD research or, particularly for more professionally focussed programmes, increased employability. Many of our MA programmes are offered on either a full-time or a part-time basis. International Students Our English, History and Philosophy courses are popular with international students with a few hundred each year taking classes. Our small group classes allow for exchange of ideas and sharing of different cultures. Most of our taught MA programmes have a cohort of international students which creates an interesting dynamic and mix of perspectives in class groups. [-]


Ibat College Dublin

MBA Ireland Dublin September 2017

IBAT College Dublin is Ireland's leading Industry-focused third level institution. It provides a perfect blend of high quality undergraduate, postgraduate and professional education with a state-of-the-art learning environment in a range of subject areas including Business, Accounting, ICT and Management. Established in 2004 in Swords, Co. Dublin, IBAT College Dublin opened a new campus in 2011 in the heart of the city centre, Wellington Quay in Temple Bar. This modern, purpose… [+] build campus houses five floors of teaching and learning facilities including classrooms, auditorium, IT labs, library, MBA debating chamber, student recreation and study areas with high speed Wi-Fi throughout. Education is critical to Ireland’s regeneration and future success. It demands a new approach, an approach that can innovate and evolve at the same pace as business and technology; a model that espouses the highest quality education and focuses on equipping students with the knowledge and skills they need to progress in their chosen career or upskill and retrain where necessary to ensure they can stay ahead in their field. IBAT College Dublin pioneers this new model of education. It emerges from and represents the entrepreneurial, ambitious and pragmatic new culture that will drive Ireland back to international success by creating a practical and innovative knowledge economy. At IBAT College Dublin, we pride ourselves in how we guide, support and mentor our students throughout their college experience and into their working lives. Our smaller class sizes make for a more interactive and personal learning environment and allowing the practical as well as academic side of course material to be fully explored. Employers need graduates that can hit the ground running and our students enjoy some of the most applied course content and teaching techniques in the country. IBAT College Dublin has links with over 400 private enterprises, public organisations and NGOs in Ireland, including small to medium sized indigenous businesses and also multinational corporations. A key objective of IBAT College Dublin is to ensure students have a positive, useful and engaging experience during their period of study. One of our biggest strengths is our people. The Academic team at IBAT College Dublin present with significant lecturing experience and also have many years industry experience. We understand the challenges that exist within industry, our priority is to ensure that our graduates are fully prepared to differentiate themselves in the workplace when they graduate. [-]


Setanta College

Ireland Dublin September 2017

Setanta College has recently formed a partnership with the University of South Wales to fulfil what they felt was a key gap in their Sports Education offering. Setanta College, founded by Dr Liam Hennessy , is recognised as a world leader in the application of the latest thinking and technology in Strength and Conditioning. Through this partnership we are offering both a Certificate of Higher Education in Strength & Conditioning and a BSc in Strength & Conditioning. The… [+] courses can be studied full-time on-campus (next intake September 2016) or via our blended learning format (next intake February 2016). Both qualifications are recognised internationally. With the blended learning format, the majority of course work is completed online. Students also attend workshop blocks twice a year (approximately every six months) at the USW Sport park. Each block will be delivered over a 5-day period and will include practical demonstrations and assessments, an introduction to the latest technologies and their applications, face-to-face lectures and examinations. The workshops give students the opportunity to receive coaching in the application of their learning by world class S&C practitioners, under the leadership of Dr Ian Jefferies and to interact with other course members. The students on the full-time on-campus course attend lectures at the University of South Wales. Lecture content is informed by world class scientists and coaches and delivered by experienced lecturers via an interactive format. In addition the application and workshop elements highlighted in the blended programme above, also apply. Regardless of which course you choose, the principles of our approach are the same: to produce graduates that understand what world class Strength and Conditioning means and who can work in partnership with other sports science professionals. Our ultimate goal is to make our graduate stand out and become more employable and as a consequence improve standards in coaching. The Setanta College/USW courses are designed in a ladder fashion to allow seamless progression from one to the next. For example, if you completed the Certificate of Higher Education in Strength & Conditioning, then you would only have to complete the remaining modules of the BSc in Strength & Conditioning to earn your degree. Accreditation USW is an approved qualifications awarding body by the European Union. All accreditation points are accepted throughout the European Union. Therefore the qualifications will be recognised internationally.. Setanta College & USW partnership Setanta College, one of the leading providers of education in the field of strength and conditioning, and Wales’s largest university, USW, have designed two new courses which take advantage of the superb facilities, experience and internet-based resources both institutions have to offer. [-]