National College of Ireland

National College of Ireland or Coláiste Náisiúnta na hÉireann in Irish is a not-for-profit, state-aided third-level education institution in Dublin. It was founded in 1951 as a joint venture between Irish Jesuits and Irish Trade Unions and originally named the Catholic Workers College, Dublin

About the University

Why NCI? There are a number of great reasons to choose NCI as your third-level institution – including our excellent qualifications, experienced staff, supportive atmosphere and city-centre location.

Highly relevant courses Through our schools of business and computing we offer internationally recognised full and part-time programmes accredited through QQI. We work closely with industry and professional bodies such as Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, Institute of Commercial Management, Irish Institute of Pensions Management, the Sales Institute of Ireland and others to ensure courses closely aligned to industry needs.

Small class sizes and student support Our small group teaching model and friendly atmosphere mean students find NCI a very pleasant and supportive atmosphere to study in. Students prosper in an atmosphere where they get to know lecturers, staff and their fellow students. We also have great student support in place if you are having any difficulty adjusting to third level.

Friendly atmosphere Many students find the general atmosphere and friendliness of NCI to be the most valuable part of their NCI experience. We welcome international students from all over the globe and domestic students of all ages. You will find a welcoming community of learners and staff and definitely make some friends along the way.

Experienced faculty We work with a talented array of full-time and associate faculty. They are experts in their fields and combine the highest academic standards with industry experience and a real commitment to the learning of their students. Modern city centre campus Our purpose-built campus includes a spacious atrium area, tiered lecture theatres, modern computer labs and smaller executive suites and boardrooms. We have excellent transport links with the Luas and mainline train stations on our doorstep. Tailored training If you are an organisation seeking bespoke training we would be delighted to speak to you. We are the educational partner for a number of corporate bodies. So whether it’s a short, part-time course, upgrading your qualification to a master’s degree or coming through the CAO system, NCI can be a great choice for you.

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