Dublin City University

Dublin City University is a young, dynamic and ambitious Irish university with a distinctive mission to transform lives and societies through education, research and innovation. Since admitting students in 1980, DCU has grown substantially, to over 17,000 students and 1,800 staff, across 3 academic campuses. DCU’s student body is cosmopolitan, with 109 countries represented within the student body. The number of DCU alumni worldwide now exceeds 57,000.
DCU currently delivers more than 200 programmes through five faculties: DCU’s Institute of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences, Science and Health, Engineering and Computing and DCU Business School. DCU has a proud 30-year history of delivering distance and online higher education through DCU Connected and it is home to the National Institute of Digital Learning. The University is a member of both the International Council for Open and Distance Education and European Association of Distance Teaching Universities.
DCU has a strong social mission and has obtained University of Sanctuary status. The University provides a range of initiatives and commits to welcoming asylum seekers and refugees into the university community. DCU is one of only two European universities to be designated as a Changemaker Campus by Ashoka U, an initiative that encourages students to learn about social innovation and how to create and implement sustainable, positive change in society.
Research is a high priority at DCU, with the focus on global grand challenges, such as healthcare needs, sustainable development, multicultural societies, and conflict resolution. DCU’s enterprise focus is reflected in its strong industry-academic collaborations and successful execution of licences arising from its intellectual property portfolio. DCU’s excellence is recognised internationally and it is ranked in Times Higher Education’s ‘Top 100 under 50’. DCU is also the only Irish university to be represented in the prestigious European university network, The European Consortium of Innovative Universities.
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A Digital Edge: Essentials for the Online Learner (FutureLearn)

Sep 5th 2022
A Digital Edge: Essentials for the Online Learner (FutureLearn)
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Thrive at university in the ‘new normal’ and build the skills you need to get the most out of online university learning. This course is designed to give students the digital edge to succeed as an online learner at university and set you on the path to achieving your learning goals.

Irish 201: An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture (FutureLearn)

Sep 5th 2022
Irish 201: An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture (FutureLearn)
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Learn about the rich culture found in the Irish language while developing your spoken, reading, listening and writing skills Learn how to describe your background, family and where you live in Irish. Build on your existing basic knowledge of the Irish language and culture. Whether you’re looking to work, [...]

Irish 104: An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture (FutureLearn)

Sep 5th 2022
Irish 104: An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture (FutureLearn)
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Learn to talk about arrangements and give commands, whilst discovering the role of women in Irish myths and legends. Improve your basic conversational Irish whilst delving into Irish culture. Ireland is home to one of the oldest living languages in Europe.

Irish 103: An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture (FutureLearn)

Aug 22nd 2022
Irish 103: An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture (FutureLearn)
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Learn to talk about occupations, daily life and personal skills in this third introductory course on the Irish language. Develop your understanding of Irish language and culture. On this course, you will develop your written and spoken understanding of basic words and phrases about yourself, occupations, daily routines, shopping, [...]

Irish 108: An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture (FutureLearn)

Jul 25th 2022
Irish 108: An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture (FutureLearn)
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Build on your existing knowledge of the Irish language and culture; cover topics like giving directions and making arrangements. Improve your ability in speaking and reading in Irish. You will learn how to ask for a favour as well as ask and answer questions about directions. You will practise [...]

Irish 102: An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture (FutureLearn)

Jul 25th 2022
Irish 102: An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture (FutureLearn)
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Find out how to speak, write and understand basic words, phrases and dialogues in Irish. Develop your knowledge of the basics of the Irish language. Ireland is home to one of the oldest living languages in Europe. On this course, you’ll improve your understanding of basic spoken words, phrases [...]

Irish 107: An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture (FutureLearn)

Jun 27th 2022
Irish 107: An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture (FutureLearn)
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Continue on your Irish language journey and explore conversational themes and gain new insights into Irish culture and language. Immerse yourself in the Irish language and its culture. Building upon previous courses, Irish 107 will help you take the next steps in learning the Irish language. You will broaden [...]

Irish 205: Irish language and Culture for Adults (FutureLearn)

May 2nd 2022
Irish 205: Irish language and Culture for Adults (FutureLearn)
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Develop your Irish language skills while exploring the richness of Irish culture. Work toward intermediate-level Irish using real-world examples. This course will let you progress your Irish, while delving into the varied culture of the country. You’ll learn how to discuss languages in Irish, and compare different languages to [...]

Irish 105: An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture (FutureLearn)

May 2nd 2022
Irish 105: An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture (FutureLearn)
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Deepen your understanding of Irish culture and language, exploring new conversational subjects such as the family and pastimes. Allow the Irish language to draw you closer to the Irish way of life. Endorsed and supported by the Irish government, this course is the perfect opportunity for you to continue [...]

Irish 204: Irish language and Culture for Adults (FutureLearn)

Apr 4th 2022
Irish 204: Irish language and Culture for Adults (FutureLearn)
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Discover the wonders of the Irish language and the rich history of Irish culture in this language course for adults. Learn everyday Irish using practical examples. Irish is a fascinating and ancient language, intertwined with millennia of history and culture. On this course, you’ll discover how to speak everyday [...]