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University College Dublin International Study Centre International Foundation Year Pre-Masters Programme Progression to a wide range of degree programmes including Business, Chemistry, Mathematics, Economics and more Entry from IELTS 5.0 or equivalent

NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR JANUARY 2013 Top 1% world university∗ Ireland s largest and most international university More than 5,000 international students from 122 countries 25% international staff Located in Dublin, Ireland s capital *QS World University Rankings 2012

Programmes start on January 14th, 2013. For more information or to make an enquiry, visit or call a Student Enrolment Advisor on +44 (0)1273 339333.

UCD International Study Centre, 19-20 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2, Ireland 14619_07.12




University College Dublin – Ireland's Global University University College Dublin is Ireland's largest university with almost 25,000 students. It is also Ireland's most international university with 20% of the student body coming from overseas. When applying to university in Ireland, more Irish students put UCD as their first choice than any other university. Thanks to the range of courses, state of the art facilities and outstanding reputation for graduate opportunities, UCD (ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world) is proud to be Ireland's most popular university.

Undergraduate programmes UCD offers a wide range of undergraduate programmes. In addition to high quality programmes in the humanities, social sciences and the natural, physical and performance sciences, U C D o f fe rs c o u rs e s i n m o st professional disciplines including architecture, business, education, e n g i n e e r i n g , l a w, m e d i c i n e , n u rs i n g , p hys i o t h e ra p y, a n d diagnostic imaging. To view a complete list of UCD's undergraduate and graduate programmes go to and choose prospective students. UCD is the only university on the island of Ireland to offer programmes across the spectrum of agriculture, food science, food safety and veterinary medicine. UCD Quinn School of Business is highly internationally networked and a major feeder to UCD Smurfit School, one of the world's best graduate business schools. The high quality learning and student experience at UCD is made visible through the attributes of the UCD


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graduate. The UCD graduate is academically excellent, intellectually flexible and culturally literate, and globally engaged. Graduate studies UCD is Ireland's leader in postgraduate education with approximately 7,000 graduate students, representing approximately 28% of the UCD student population, and almost 2,000 PhD students. Over 50% of UCD undergraduates progress to graduate studies. Location and Campus Facilities UCD's beautiful parkland‐ style campus is located close to Dublin city centre. Dublin is one of the most unique and vibrant cities in Europe. Renowned for excellent culture, ease of access and a friendly population, Ireland's capital city is a safe, beautiful and historic city with a population of approximately 1.2 million. Half of this figure is under the age of twenty‐five, making it one of the

most youthful cities in Europe and the 8th best student city in the world.* Dublin is also an ideal starting point from which to explore the rest of Europe. With major transport links connecting to the UK, USA and Europe, there is always opportunity to visit some of the most ancient, famous and glamorous cities in the world. UCD's campus facilities are among the finest in the country with our Student Sport & Social Centre catering for the needs of a large and diverse student body. The Student Centre was designed to provide a break out space for students to relax, which is reflected in the spacious atrium which lies at the centre of the building. This space is f u r n i s h e d w i t h c o m fo r t a b l e couches, allowing students to relax within the hustle and bustle of campus life. The Student Centre is home to the UCD Cinema, Theatre and Sport & Fitness Centre, which houses an outstanding range of world class fitness and leisure facilities, which include an Olympic sized 50m pool and a state‐of‐the‐ art gym.

Facilities at UCD also include a d e d i c a t e d International Student Centre, global lounge and 12 screen video wall with satellite channels from around the world. Designed for hanging out and relaxing, the International Student Centre also hosts talks, seminars, receptions and other events – all contributing to internationalisation on campus and beyond. Accommodation Life at university is about more than just study. At UCD, sports clubs, societies and social life are a vital part of the university experience. Living on campus offers the best of everything U C D can offer on your doorstep i n c l u d i n g restaurants, coffee shops, well‐stocked shops, a campus bookshop, a bike shop, a post office and high‐street banking facilities. A l l U C D accommodation is central and close to the sporting, leisure and social facilities on campus. Students can easily access all the support and welfare services they need and can rest assured that they will be staying in a friendly, safe and secure environment. With free broadband

in every apartment and a team of Re s i d e n t i a l Assistants here to h e l p , U C D accommodation is a great choice for new students. The UCD Residence Life Programme is for students who live on campus and aims to build a community on campus through activities such as sports clubs, outdoor cinema nights and cookery nights. Studying in Ireland Ireland's highly skilled workforce attracts major players in international business including Google, Facebook, Twitter, Siemens, M i c r o s o f t , GlaxoSmithKline and Merrill Lynch, and more. With a unique culture, history and position in Europe, Ireland is a modern nation built on a skilled graduate workforce, strong business links and a young, vibrant population. Ireland is a beautiful English speaking island at the western tip of N o r t h e r n E u ro p e famous for the green countryside, unspoiled beaches and long mountain ranges as well as the warm and friendly welcome. Ireland is renowned for being one of the friendliest nations in the world* and welcomes over 28,000 international

students, every year. Noted for being one of the most creative countries in the world, Ireland has a proud tradition of producing world famous writers, musicians and entrepreneurs. A n e xc e p t i o n a l l y well‐educated population, Ireland has one of the most skilled labour forces in Europe that is recognised all over the world for high quality education, exceptional graduate employment opportunities and unrivalled business l i n ks w i t h g l o b a l technical, medical a n d p ro fe s s i o n a l corporations. Home grown companies s u c h a s R y a n a i r, Havok Software, Iona Technologies and Elan Pharmaceuticals regularly trade globally and U C D graduates such as D av i d J. O ' Re i l l y, former C EO of Chevron Corporation a n d P e t e r Sutherland, former chairman of BP, have gone on to compete on the world stage and lead in business. * Vo te d Wo r l d ' s Friendliest Country by Lonely Planet in 2010.

*Q S Best Student Cities in the World 2012

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