Technological University Dublin
- Public University, Estd
- Dublin, Leinster
- 50 Courses
- The first Irish technological university
- Reached university status in 2019 after the merger of Dublin Institute of Technology, Institute of Technology, Tallaght, and Institute of Technology, Blanchardstown
- The second-largest higher education provider in Ireland by student population
- Over 29,000 students, of whom 20% are international
- Six colleges comprising of several schools
- Over 400 undergraduate, postgraduate, part-time, and evening courses and programs
- Five campuses with several research centres, groups, and business incubation facilities
University at a Glance
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Technological University Dublin began operating in January 2019, making it Ireland’s first technological university. It came about through the merger of the Dublin Institute of Technology, Institute of Technology, Tallaght, and Institute of Technology, Blanchardstown. The oldest of these institutes, Dublin Institute of Technology, has been in operation since 1887.
As a result, despite only gaining university status recently, TU Dublin has a significant history in education. It is Ireland’s eighth university, and its second largest in terms of student population. Of 29,700 students, 20% are international, representing 138 nationalities.
TU Dublin has a strong industry and research focus, structuring courses and programs to prepare graduates for a competitive edge in the industry. Five colleges and schools under TU Dublin offer these programs. These are the Colleges of:
- Arts & Tourism
- Dublin School of Creative Arts
- School of Culinary Arts and Food Technology
- Hospitality Management and Tourism
- School of Languages, Law and Social Sciences
- School of Media
- Music and Drama
- Accounting and Finance
- Retail and Services Management
- Graduate Business School
- Engineering & Built Environment
- Dublin School of Architecture
- Civil Engineering
- Electrical & Electronic Engineering
- Mechanical and Design Engineering
- Multidisciplinary Technologies
- Surveying & Construction Management
- School of Transport Engineering, Environment & Planning
- Sciences & Health
- Schools of
- Biological & Health Sciences
- Chemical & Pharmaceutical Sciences
- Mathematical Sciences
- Physics & Clinical & Optometric Sciences
- Food Science & Environmental Health
- Schools of
- Graduate Research School
Collectively, these colleges and schools offer over 400 undergraduate and postgraduate programs and part-time and evening courses. These colleges operate across five campuses in Dublin. The main campus, in Grangegorman, hosts over 10,000 students. The other campuses are in Blanchardstown and Tallaght, with two campuses at Aungier Street and Bolton Street as well.
In line with TU Dublin’s industry focus, the university offers modern business incubation facilities to create and assist technology start-ups in Dublin. The Grangegorman, Blanchardstown and Tallaght campuses host these incubators. Among these initiatives is TU Dublin’s student enterprise accelerator, ivenTUre. This program is open to all students, across undergraduate and graduate disciplines in part- or full-time courses.
Innovation and research are key aspects of TU Dublin’s mission. The university focuses on developing academic insight and solutions for the challenges faced by business, society, and industry. Key research areas include:
- Environment, Energy & Health
- Information, Communications & Media Technologies
- New Materials & Devices
- Society, Culture & Enterprise
- These research themes are well represented across TU Dublin’s research institutes, groups, and centres. Among these are the:
- Centre of Applied Science for Health (CASH)
- Environmental Sustainability and Health Institute (ESHI)
- Facility for Optical Characterisation and Spectroscopy (FOCAS)
- Photonics Research Centre (PRC)
- Centre for Radiation and Environmental Science (RESC)
- Centre for Research in Engineering Surface Technology (CREST)
Students also have access to numerous support services across TU Dublin’s campuses. These include its six libraries, Maths Learning and Academic Writing Centres, Student Services, Career Development, Counselling, Health Centre, Pastoral Care, and more. The university can also assist students in finding suitable accommodation close to its campuses.
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TU Dublin recommends several accommodation options close to its campuses for students. These include Student Accommodation Hubs, which the university recommends for international students. Five such hubs are available for TU Dublin students at cheaper rates. These include:
- JB’s Student Campus (Single, Twin, and Shared En-Suite Rooms)
- Highlight Parkgate (Single En-Suite Rooms)
- Aparto, Dorset Point (Single En-Suite Rooms)
- Highfield House (Double Rooms En-Suite)
- Uninest, Ardcairn House (Single En-Suite Rooms)
Other options, such as private accommodation and living with host families, are available as well. TU Dublin provides detailed information here.
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Main campus: Park House, 191 N Circular Rd, Cabra East, Grangegorman, Co. Dublin, D07 EWV4, Ireland
+353 1 885 1000
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