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  • Open Evening April 23rd 2015

    We warmly invite you to our open evening to find out more about our Diploma/ Degree and Postgraduate progammes available on a full-time and part-time basis . This is an ideal opportunity to speak with admissions and academic staff as well as view the college facilities. We are currrently enrolling for all courses starting in September 2015. [...]

  • Att : All Leaving Cert Students

    Thinking of a career in Business or Law.  Your future starts here at Independent College Dublin where we invite you to attend a Law/Business lecture before you choose your undergraduate degree.  Contact our student services team on 01 6355800 to arrange an appointment.

  • The Faculty of Dispute Resolution

    The Dispute Resolution School at Independent Colleges Dublin is Ireland’s first academic school dedicated to academic excellence in the field of dispute resolution.  Dispute resolution is one of the fastest-growing fields and academic disciplines both in Ireland and internationally, offering professional opportunities in the corporate, legal, educational, political, HR, health, and community settings, as well [...]

  • The Honorable Society of King’s Inns Preparatory Course

    Independent Colleges’ King’s Inns Entrance Examination preparatory course is delivered annually in Dublin and online. This course, which boasts an exceptional lecturing team and the most up-to-date study manuals, has been specifically designed in order to maximise the likelihood of excelling in these examinations. The King’s Inns’ Barrister-at-Law degree has been revised to incorporate a [...]

  • Diploma in Economics with Jim Power

    The Diploma in Economics with Jim Power is aimed at students who have a basic grasp of economics, but who are interested in gaining a better understanding of economic concepts and theories. This exciting 12 week Diploma will commence in September 2015 and will run every Monday evening from 6.30-9.30pm for 12 weeks.  At the [...]

  • Register For FE1 Prep Course Here

    Enrolment ongoing. All lectures are recorded and available throughout the course for repeat viewing. COURSE START DATE  June 2015     Enrolment ongoing. All lectures are recorded and available throughout the course for repeat viewing. Click here to register using our online form directly for the FE1 Prep Course

  • BA Business Studies

    The Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Business Studies programme provides each student with a comprehensive business education, and an appropriate knowledge and understanding of modern business studies subjects. The programme is structured in a way which provides each student with the opportunity to study for  a specialist Honours degree in Business Studies. Three specialist pathway award [...]

  • Diploma in Radio Production

    Do you think you have what it takes to work in Radio? We are excited to announce that the Today FM School of Radio, in association with Independent Colleges Dublin is now accepting applications for the Diploma in Radio Production commencing in September 2015. The course is a dynamic and highly practical training unit, designed [...]

  • MA in Dispute Resolution

    What is Dispute Resolution? Dispute Resolution can be defined as a broad spectrum of structured binding and non-binding processes, including mediation, conciliation and arbitration, but does not include litigation which are used to resolve disputes. The dispute resolution processes involve the assistance of a neutral third party and empowers parties to resolve potential or actual [...]

  • Independent College Dublin is inviting applications for the part time position (approximately 10 hours per week) of Library Assistant of the Joshua Dawson Library.

  • Independent College Dublin #trending no 1 in Ireland

    Wow!! What a night Independent College Dublin had last night on twitter!!!  We were trending No 1 in Ireland!!  In the spirit of christmas we gave away a free place on one of our Diploma courses last night at #irishbizparty on twitter.  A hearty congratulations to Helena Gilhooly on winning this amazing prize

  • FE1 Success

    The Law School is delighted to announce that 3 Independent College students have excelled in the 2012 Law Society of Ireland FE1 Examinations! In addition to the Overend Scholarship for Best Overall Student Performance, our students have been awarded 1st place prizes in Company Law and Criminal Law. Congratulations! Law Society Entrance Examination 1st Placed [...]

  • ACCA & CPA Prize-Winning Success

    On Tuesday 20th November, 2012, the Independent College Dublin Prizewinners Ceremony was held at our Dawson Street Campus. The ceremony recognised and awarded the outstanding results achieved by students sitting the ACCA and CPA  examinations.                          For more photos from the Prize-Winning Ceremony visit [...]

  • MSc in Accounting with Finance (Fast-Track route for qualified accountants)

    Would you like to obtain a Master’s Degree in one year, for less than €5,000? Consider the Fast-Track MSc in Accounting with Finance for Qualified Accountants. The MSc in Accounting with Finance (Fast-Track) programme is intended to equip qualified professionals with the knowledge and skills of finance and accounting, and contextualise specialist knowledge and skills [...]

  • CPA Courses

    School of Professional Accountancy Open Evening: 6th September, 5pm-7pm, Course Start Date: 24th September 2012 60-63 Dawson St, Dublin 2 Timetables and Application Form will be available from 10th September 2012: More information click here  

  • FE1 Entrance Examination Preparatory Course

    Number 1 Choice for FE1s In the four years since its inception students undertaking the FE1 course have achieved a total of 21 Law Society Entrance Examination 1st placed prizes. This includes the Overend Prize for Best Overall Student Performance in three of the past four years. Prizewinning Success at Independent Colleges Law School * [...]

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    Go to for up-to-date information on  Irish Jobs, Career Advice, CV advice and more! You’ll be able to choose from 1000s of jobs nationwide across a wide range of sectors. Your job search will be more relevant, timely and convenient, and it will be easier for recruiters to find you. Job Listings in Ireland Career [...]

  • New Online Courses at Independent College Dublin

    Each eLearning course at Independent Colleges is divided into a series of modules that you can study at your own pace. You are free to explore the interactive content of each module in any order and at a pace that suits you. There will be some informal questions and mini-tests along the way, designed to [...]

  • Courses 2015

    KICK START YOUR CAREER AT INDEPENDENT COLLEGE DUBLIN Diploma, Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Professional Courses Commencing 2015  Undergraduate Courses  Business  Law & Dispute Resolution Postgraduate Courses Law & Dispute Resolution Professional Courses Law Evening Diploma Courses Click here for a full list of our part-time diploma courses Contact Us For more information please call 01 6355800 or [...]

  • New York State Bar -Review Programme

    The NY Bar review programme at Independent College Dublin is the only course in the country which is delivered via live lectures using Irish US-qualified attorneys. The course is also available online for those students who cannot access the live programme in Dublin. Students will benefit from the practical experience of the teachers on this [...]

  • More Prize-winning Success at Independent College Dublin

          SEVEN Individual 1st placed prizes achieved by students of the FE1 Entrance Examination Preparatory course for 2013! The Law School would like to congratulate our students’ success in obtaining SEVEN 1st placed prizes in the FE1 Examinations for 2013. Students on our courses achieved their success in subjects such as: *European Union [...]

  • Independent College Dublin Signs Exchange in China

                    Garret Doyle, Independent College Dublin signs Exchange and Cooperation agreement with Aurora Education Group, China. Pictured (foreground left to right) are Garret Doyle,  Independent Colleges, Austin Gormley, Irish Consul General to China, Mr Du Fei-Long, President of the Aurora Vocational College and Madam Zhang Hui-Li, Chairman of the Board [...]

  • ICD Lecturers on RTE – The Frontline

    Dr. Maura Kelly, Senior lecturer at Independent College Dublin’s Law School was featured on Pat Kenny’s ” The Frontline Show”  on RTE Radio to discuss the news surrounding the two proposed changes to the constitution.  The first change is about cutting judges’ pay under certain conditions and the other concerns the powers of the Dáil [...]

  • Diploma Courses on the Marian Finucane Show

    Two lecturers from Independent College Dublin were featured on the Marian Finucane show on RTE Radio 1, this past weekend Saturday 27th August.  Dr. Eve Watson, Head of The School of  Psychotherapy at Independent College Dublin discussed the Diploma in Criminal and Forensic Psychology, while Paul Gorey, lecturer on the Diploma in Family History – [...]

  • Scholarships Available

            Below are the list of courses where students can avail of the partial scholarships: Undergraduate Programmes Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Business Studies Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Business Studies specialising in Accounting with Finance Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Business Studies specialising in Marketing Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Business Studies specialising Business Studies [...]

  • Prospectus

    ICD INT A4 Brochure 2015 Online

  • Accelerator Programme

    Do you like the idea of doing a degree but worried about your time commitment? Take our new Accelerator Programme and fast-track yourself to a great education without jumping in at the deep end or any painful pricing. Join up for any of our 12 or 20 week 2015 Diploma courses this February to break [...]

  • Independent College Dublin FE1 Prizewinners

    In the six years since its inception students undertaking the FE1 course have achieved a total of 28 Law Society Entrance Examination 1st placed prizes.  This includes the Overend Prize for Best Overall Student Performance in each of the past three years. Independent College Dublin is pleased to announce our  Law Society of Ireland Entrance [...]

  • Transferring into LL.B Stage 2 and Stage 3

    Transferring into LL.B Stage 2 and Stage 3 Students may be permitted to transfer credit earned on a similar programme elsewhere up to the maximum amount permitted by the University’s regulations. Thus, students on other law degree programmes which are similar in content and level may be entitled to transfer into the later years of [...]

  • BA Journalism student features on Capital D

    BA (Hons) in Journalism student Sean O’Neill featured on a recent episode of RTE’s ‘Capital D’. Sean, a student on the evening BA programme, was the subject of a segment on mature students who return to college and have to balance the challenges of work, family and study. Sean was filmed at home with his [...]

  • MA Journalism Students’ Documentary Launched by Irish Blood Transfusion Service

    A documentary film about blood donation, produced by journalism students at Independent Colleges, has been officially launched by the Irish Blood Transfusion Service (IBTS). The film, entitled The Blood Line, was featured on the IBTS Facebook page on Monday (June 14th) to coincide with World Blood Donor day. The Facebook page – which boasts over [...]

  • Students in the News

    MA Journalism Students’ Documentary Launched by Irish Blood Transfusion Service A documentary film about blood donation, produced by journalism students at Independent Colleges, has been officially launched by the Irish (Read More) Fencing success for Independent Colleges Student First year BA(Hons) in Journalism student and Irish International Aidan Clarke produced a series of excellent performances [...]

  • Launch of Compass travel magazine on the Irish Independent website

    The first issue of Compass, an alternative travel magazine produced by the students of the MA in Journalism programme at Independent College Dublin, has just been published. The magazine is distributed digitally via the Irish Independent website at and in print at various locations around Dublin’s city centre. Compass takes an off-the-beaten-track approach to [...]

  • Bone Marrow for Leukaemia Trust

    This past weekend on Saturday 22nd October, Irish students set out to set a new Guinness World Record for the longest time set on a big wheel. Several of our own Journalism students took part over the weekend in efforts to raise money for the Bone Marrow for Leukaemia Trust. We held a competition inside [...]

  • Fuzion Announces Training Partnership with Independent College Dublin

    Fuzion, one of Ireland’s leading full service Public Relations agencies, has announced details of an exciting new association with Independent Colleges Ireland. Beginning in October, Independent Colleges will begin a new Diploma Course in partnership with Fuzion titled ‘PR in the Digital Era’. The 12 week course, which will take place at the college’s premises [...]

  • Independent College Dublin visits Zambia

    Irish Ambassador Tony Cotter opens Independent College Dublin stand in Lusaka                     In photo, Larry Finnegan, Director International Office ICD, Dr Patrick Nkhoma, Director of CAIS, Zambia and His Excellency Mr Tony Cotter, Ireland’s Ambassador to Zambia                   [...]

  • Vacancies

    Work at Independent College Dublin Independent College Dublin is a dynamic, goal focused, career orientated third level institution offering an extensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate diploma and degree programmes alongside professional courses. The college is located in the heart of Dublin city centre, and is surrounded by cultural, and leisure attractions. The campus has [...]

  • FAM Trip and Irish Music Reception

    On Monday, 10th September Independent College Dublin hosted a FAM Trip and Irish Music Reception at our Dawson Street Campus, and welcomed over 60 international agents who attended the ICEF Higher Education Workshop that took place from  8th-1oth September at the Four Season Hotel in Dublin. The evening included Traditional Irish Music and dancing, drinks, [...]

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