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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Irish 203: Irish Language and Culture for Adults (FutureLearn)

Aug 21st 2023
Irish 203: Irish Language and Culture for Adults (FutureLearn)
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Develop your Irish language skills whilst discovering Irish culture with Dublin City University. Learn Irish and be inspired by the rich culture of Ireland. On this course, you’ll develop your knowledge of the Irish language and explore the many facets of Ireland’s culture. The course is set at an [...]

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

Mar 6th 2023
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, [...]

Inside Digital Higher Education: Self-Assessment Guide for Educators (FutureLearn)

Jan 30th 2023
Inside Digital Higher Education: Self-Assessment Guide for Educators (FutureLearn)
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Learn how to respond to the changing digital learning landscape and gain the skills needed for self-assessment in education. Harness the potential of digital teaching and learning at your institution. In recent years, there has been an increased focus on digital teaching and learning in higher education. This two-week [...]
Jan 30th 2023
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69.00 EUR

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

Nov 15th 2021
Irish 101: An Introduction to Irish Language and Culture (FutureLearn)
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Get an introduction to Ireland’s culture by learning the basics of the Irish language. Engage with Irish culture and history through language. Ireland is home to a unique language and a vibrant Gaelic culture. On this course, you’ll discover how Irish people drew inspiration from nature to create their [...]

Higher Education 4.0: Certifying Your Future (FutureLearn)

Explore what the future holds for higher education and discover the new educational models and pathways for 21st-century learners. Explore new university accreditation models and pedagogical approaches. This course explores the changing nature of higher education through the lens of the ECIU University initiative. On this three-week course, you’ll [...]

Business Ethics: An Introduction to Ethics for Business Leaders (FutureLearn)

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Business Ethics: An Introduction to Ethics for Business Leaders (FutureLearn)
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Identify the role that business ethics plays within a working environment with Dublin City University. Get an introduction to the study of business ethics within a working environment. This informative course will take you through the main themes and concepts of ethics within a business context. You’ll study business [...]
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64.00 EUR

The European Union: Crisis and Recovery (FutureLearn)

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The European Union: Crisis and Recovery (FutureLearn)
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This course will develop your understanding of the recent history of the European Union and its prospects for the future. Learn about the recent challenges faced by the European Union. The fascinating course is designed to inform the public about the principal challenges that have faced the European Union [...]

High Performance Computing in the Cloud (FutureLearn)

Understand the benefits and challenges of using cloud computing for high performance computing (HPC) workloads. This online course provides an advanced, graduate-level introduction to using cloud computing for high performance computing (HPC) workloads.