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  • Register For FE1 Prep Course Here

    Enrolment ongoing. All lectures are recorded and available throughout the course for repeat viewing. COURSE START DATE  3rd November 2014     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

  • Apply Now for our Degree Programmes

    Our Degree Programmes are taking applications now                      Click here to apply

  • Intensive FE1 Revision Seminars

    Beginning November 3rd, we will be commencing Intensive Revision Seminars for the FE1 examinations. Join our preparatory Intensive Revisions to gain invaluable insight and benefit from expert guidance for each of the key topics of the FE1 examination. The subject specific tutorials are four hours long and incorporate: Study and exam tips Sample exam papers [...]

  • Undergraduate & Postgraduate Degree Graduation Ceremony

    Information for students who have confirmed their attendance at Graduation 2014:  DATE & TIME Your award will be officially conferred at the College’s graduation ceremony on Friday November 28 2014. The ceremony takes place at St. Ann’s Church on Dawson Street at 3pm; all students and their guests must be seated in the church by [...]

  • FE1 Examination Preparatory Courses

    Number 1 Choice for FE1s  Our FE1 preparatory courses are due to commence on November 4th.  Book now ¦ Find out more: view timetables & tutor information ¦ Email your queries Join our FE1 preparatory courses and follow in the footsteps of the hundreds of students that have succeeded in passing their exams. Students undertaking the [...]

  • CPA Courses – 2014 Exams

    Our CPA Professional 2 courses in Dublin and Cork commence in October. Click here for further CPA course information and timetables or get in touch with our Accountancy School today to receive the latest information. Please email Ripu Bevins at cpa@independentcolleges.ie                                             Phone: 01-6355813  

  • Diploma in Financial Trading

    This course has been exclusively designed and developed by professional traders to provide a unique approach and insight into the world of financial trading.  Book now | Find out more | Email your queries Are you… interested in learning techniques to make money in both up and down markets? a beginner an interested in the financial markets who [...]

  • Diploma in Personal Insolvency

    The Law Faculty are delighted to announce a new Diploma in Personal Insolvency starting  approved by the Insolvency Service of Ireland. For more information click here To enquire about this course please call 01 672 5058 or email enquiries@independentcolleges.ie  

  • 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 February 2015. The course is a dynamic and highly practical training unit, designed [...]

  • FE1 Intensive Revision

    Ireland’s most successful Professional Law School offers intensive revision seminars for the Law Society Entrance Examinations.  Course Dates: Monday, 9th September – Thursday, 12th September 2013 Four hour tutorials per subject, include: Study and exam tips Sample exam papers and predictions Sample exam questions and solutions Review of past papers and examiners reports Analysis of common mistakes, and [...]

  • New Courses 2015

    We have exciting new courses commencing February 2015 in the areas of Arts & Psychotherapy and Media & Journalism. For more information about our new courses please email enquiries@independentcolleges.ie or call 01-6725058 Please click on the web links below to find more information about each of the courses. The Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapyis a professional [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • CIMA Certificate Level Seminars

    Enrolling Now! The CIMA Certificate in Business Accounting offers a solid grounding in the basis of management, accounting, financial accounting and business. If you’re new to business or accounting studies gaining the certificate in Business Accounting will be your entry route to the CIMA Professional Qualification. Why Study CIMA with Accountancy School at Independent Colleges? [...]

  • One Day Wine Appreciation Master Class

    The Wine Appreciation Master Class and tasting tour guided by Raymond Blake, Wine editor of Food and Wine Magazine, and Tomás Clancy, Wine correspondent for The Sunday Business Post, will cover everything you want or need to know about the wines of Spain and Portugal. This intensive one day course will bring you on a journey [...]

  • ACCA Prize Winners

    The School of Professional Accountancy would like to congratulate our 11 prize winners for the 2012 ACCA examinations! The School has now achieved over 70 placings in Ireland in the last nine examination sittings, including 3 first in the world prize winners! 2012 ACCA prize winning students: From Left to Right: Barry Stafford (F9: 2nd [...]

  • Fordham University, New York

    Dr. Eve Watson our Head of Psychotherapy Programmes and a Senior Lecturer in the Arts and Psychotherapy Faculty gave a talk at Fordham University, New York which was held on Friday, April 26th and it was organised by the U.S.-based A.P.W. (Affiliated Psychoanalytic Workgroups). There were attendees from all over the U.S.A.  (New York, Boston, San Francisco, Pittsburgh) [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • CIMA Strategic Level Revision Courses

    CIMA Strategic Level Revision Courses will now be held on the following dates: E3: April 26th, 27th and 28th (lecturer: Adrian Sims) P3: 3rd, 4th and 5th May (lecturer: Michael Donnelly) F3: 10th, 11th and 14th May (lecturer: Michael Barry) Our Lecturing Team Lectures are delivered by a team with vast experience and unrelenting examination [...]

  • Event Management Diploma 2015

    Independent College Dublin is now accepting applications for our Part-Time Event Management diploma starting in February 2015 at our Dawson Street campus. This course is accredited by the Public Relations Institute of Ireland and is run over 18 weeks. Please click here for further information on the course content. Call 01-672 5058 | email: diplomas@independentcolleges.ie [...]

  • February ACCA Courses

    Courses will commence in  Cork from the 14th February 2014 and Dublin from the 17th February for ACCA June 2014 examinations. Cork Information and Registration Evening: Friday, 14th February between 5.30pm-7.00pm at Gresham Metropole Hotel, MacCurtain St, Cork. Dublin Information and Registration Evenings:Monday 10th,  Tuesday 11th & Wednesday 12th February between 5.00pm and 7.00pm at [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • New 1 Year Diploma Courses

          Independent College Dublin is pleased to announce our new 1 Year Diploma and Advanced Diploma programmes awarded through the Institute of Commercial Management (ICM). Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Marketing Management Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Business Studies Diploma and Advanced Diploma in Commercial Management Duration: 12-18 months ( Full-time) Start Date: January [...]

  • Diploma in Wine and Wine Culture

    Ireland’s Wine Dream Team is back again to offer the popular Diploma in Wine and Wine Culture. Beginning February 2013 and running one evening a week for 12 weeks, some of Ireland’s most knowledgeable, entertaining and experienced writers, journalists, broadcasters and wine professionals will unlock, explore and explain some of humanity’s most alluring, complex and [...]

  • Graduation Ceremony 2014

    Undergraduate & Postgraduate Degree Graduation Ceremony 2014 Information for students who have confirmed their attendance at Graduation 2014:  DATE & TIME Your award will be officially conferred at the College’s graduation ceremony on Friday November 30 2012. The ceremony takes place at St. Ann’s Church on Dawson Street at 4pm; all students and their guests [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 * [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Courses 2015

    KICK START YOUR CAREER AT INDEPENDENT COLLEGE DUBLIN Diploma, Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Professional Courses Commencing 2015  Undergraduate Courses  Business  Arts & Psychotherapy  Media & Journalism Law & Dispute Resolution Postgraduate Courses Business Arts & Psychotherapy Media & Journalism Law & Dispute Resolution Professional Courses Law Evening Diploma Courses Click here for a full list of our [...]

  • Job Listings on www.findajob.ie

    Go to www.findajob.ie 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • 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 http://www.independent.ie/travel/compass-magazine/ 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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