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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

  • Open Evenings

    Come along to one of our open evenings and find out more about your area of interest Wednesday 20th August Thursday 28th August Thursday 4th September Thursday 11th September All open evenings take place from 5.30-7pm at Independent College Dublin, 60-63 Dawson Street  

  • Apply Now for our Degree Programmes

    Our Degree Programmes are taking applications now                      Click here to apply

  • Minister Shatter Launches Mediation Clinic – April 2014

    Mediation is a voluntary process in which the parties agree to participate and work together to explore options for the resolution of their dispute assisted by a mediator who is impartial, facilitative and totally non-judgemental.  This process allows the parties determine for themselves what is important and, ultimately, the outcome of the situation. Yesterday, Minister [...]

  • Mediation Clinic

    Delivering Free & Impartial Information Sessions On Mediation. The Mediation Clinic at Independent College Dublin provides free and impartial information sessions on mediation. The information sessions are for people who are in a dispute and who want to learn how mediation could help resolve their dispute. The information session will provide you with information on: [...]

  • March FE1 Exam Paper Review – Book Now!

    Students preparing for the April 2014 FE1 examinations are welcome to attend our FREE March 2014 exam paper review sessions next week. All welcome but booking is essential, book early to avoid disappointment!   Register for these sessions and benefit from: ü  A review of the March 2014 examination paper in each subject delivered by [...]

  • Free T4 Master Class

    We have a FREE T4 Master Class on Monday, 24th March 6.30 pm to 9.45 pm with Michael Barry. Please email cima@independentcolleges.ie to register for a free place on the T4 Master Class. To view timetable http://www.independentcolleges.ie/faculty-of-accountancy/chartered-institute-of-management-accountants-cima

  • FE1 and King’s Inn Prep. starting Tuesday 3rd June

      Our preparatory programmes for Law Society and King’s Inns Examinations will commence Tuesday 3rd June.  Apply Now

  • Independent College Dublin Open Evenings 2014.

    We’re having  open evenings on the following evenings:  20th August 28th August 4th September 11th September 18th September Come along between 5.30pm and 7pm to meet our Heads of School and student services staff to discuss career options, our courses or come to visit the college!  

  • Intensive FE1 Revision Seminars

    Beginning March 3rd, we will be commencing Intensive Revision Seminars for the FE1 examinations which take place in both March and April 2014. 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 [...]

  • Diploma in Personal Insolvency

    With the passing of the Personal Insolvency Act 2012, Personal Insolvency in Ireland has been completely reformed. To prepare and inform students about the changes we have designed a comprehensive four day course starting on February 27th followed by an examination. We aim to bring you up to speed and prepare our students for qualification as [...]

  • Dip IFR – Diploma in International Financial Reporting

    Our Diploma in International Financial Reporting Standards course (Dip IFR) will commence on March 21st (2-5pm). The programme will be delivered by Michael Donnelly, a Senior Lecturer at the Accountancy School who has bee teaching students since 1998 in ACCA field and other various accounting courses. This course is intended for:  Professional accountants and auditors [...]

  • Open Evening Dates

    The dates for our open door events at our campus on Dawson Street are: 20th August 28th August 4th September 11th September 18th September  

  • Undergraduate & Postgraduate Degree Graduation Ceremony

    Information for students who have confirmed their attendance at Graduation 2013:  DATE & TIME Your award will be officially conferred at the College’s graduation ceremony on Friday November 22 2013. The ceremony takes place at St. Ann’s Church on Dawson Street at 5pm; 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 on the 2nd of September 2014. The course is a dynamic and highly practical training [...]

  • 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 2013

    We have exciting new courses commencing September 2013 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 BA in Counselling and Psychotherapy studies at [...]

  • Higher Options Expo

    Independent College Dublin is delighted to be attending the Higher Options Expo at the RDS, Dublin 4. Visit us on: 18th, 19th and 20th September From 9am to 3pm For more information please visit www.higheroptions.ie  

  • Jim Power

    Jim Power lecturer for the Diploma in Economics will be chairing the Fifth Annual International Corporate Restructuring Summit taking place at the Convention Centre Dublin on September 25th.                                                                 The event will feature the industry’s leading lights who will provide you with up-to-date information on the state of the restructuring market.  This   half -day conference offers [...]

  • 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? [...]

  • Gradireland Summer Fair 2013

    Independent Colleges will be at the upcoming Gradireland Summer Fair, which is Ireland’s biggest graduate careers fair and takes place in the RDS on Wednesday June 12th from 11am to 5pm. Our team will have all the information you need regarding our Postgraduate courses and other inquiries that you may have. The Gradireland Fair is free to attend [...]

  • Lahore Education Expo June 2013

    Are you currently based in Pakistan and would like to study in Ireland? Dave O’Donoghue (Head of the Accountancy School at Independent Colleges) will be in the Lahore region of Pakistan from June 7th to June 10th. If you would like to: Find out more about the degrees or diplomas available at Independent College Dublin, [...]

  • B.A in Counselling & Psychotherapy Studies

    The Arts & Psychotherapy Faculty is excited to announce that the B.A in Counselling & Psychotherapy studies course will commence in September 2013. For more information about this course please contact (01) 6725058 Please visit the course webpage at: http://www.independentcolleges.ie/faculty-of-arts/ba-hons-in-counselling-and-psychotherapy-studies-level-8        

  • 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. On June 8th, this intensive one day course will bring you [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Independent College Scholarship Award

      PRESS RELEASE   Entries sought for “Portarlington Awards 2013” Celebrating the Best of Portarlington Portarlington’s first awards ceremony was recently launched at the Heritage Hotel Killenard.  The gala event, proudly supported by The Heritage Golf & Spa Resort, Independent Colleges and Bank of Ireland, will take place in The Heritage Golf & Spa Resort, [...]

  • Event Management Diploma 2013

    Independent College Dublin is now accepting applications for our Part-Time Event Management diploma starting on Thursday March 7th 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 2012

    Undergraduate & Postgraduate Degree Graduation Ceremony 2012 Information for students who have confirmed their attendance at Graduation 2012:  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 [...]

  • Graduating Class of 2012

    On Friday 30th of November, the 2012 Independent College Dublin Graduation Ceremony took place, in St. Ann’s Church on Dawson Street, Dublin 2. Graduates from the  Faculty of Law, Arts & Psychotherapy and Journalism were awarded their degrees, validated  by the Higher Education Training & Awards Council (HETAC), and  University West of England, Bristol. The [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Diploma in International Financial Reporting (DipIFR)

          The Diploma in International Financial Reporting (DipIFR) is designed to develop your knowledge of IFRS. It provides an understanding of the concepts and principles which underpin them and their application in the international marketplace. Who is this course for? This qualification is intended for professional accountants and auditors, working in practice and [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Economics Seminar with Jim Power

    The Future of our Open Economy in an Uncertain World Date: Wednesday 5th September, 2012 Time: 5.30pm-6.30pm Venue: Independent College Dublin, 60-63 Dawson Street, Dublin 2. This FREE Seminar will explain the theoretical backdrop to economics, and will examine the key economic issues that are influencing all of our lives at the moment and more [...]

  • FREE Financial Trading Seminar

    Trading the Markets in 2012 Date: Tuesday 4th September, 2012 Time: 6.00pm-7.30pm Venue: Independent College Dublin, 60-63 Dawson Street, Dublin 2. Independent College Dublin has teamed up with Professional Traders to deliver a free seminar on Tuesday 4th September from 6pm-7.30pm titled  “Trading the Markets in 2012- What you need to know” The seminar will cover the following [...]

  • Courses 2012

    KICK START YOUR CAREER AT INDEPENDENT COLLEGE DUBLIN Diploma, Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Professional Courses Commencing September 2012  Undergraduate Courses  Business  Arts & Psychotherapy  Media & Journalism Law & Dispute Resolution Postgraduate Courses Business Arts & Psychotherapy Media & Journalism Law & Dispute Resolution Professional Courses Accountancy  Law Evening Diploma Courses Click here for a full [...]

  • Available Places 2012

    We are currently accepting applications on the following undergraduate programmes: BA (Hons) in Business Studies - CAO Code IC004 BA(Hons) in Accounting and Finance - Apply directly to the college BA (Hons) in Marketing - Apply directly to the college BA (Hons) in Journalism  (CAO Code IC001) LL.B (Hons) in Irish Law- Apply directly to the college LL.B [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Diploma in Child Psychotherapy for Teachers

    The Diploma in Child Psychotherapy for Teachers is an intensive one-week diploma course that focuses on the significant role that teachers play in children’s lives. Teachers will gain skills to handle the impact of separation anxiety in their students and learn how to nurture secure attachments between themselves and their students with the aim of [...]

  • New Courses 2013

    The BA in Counselling and Psychotherapy at Independent College provides the highest level undergraduate education in counselling and psychotherapy. It incorporates a multi-disciplinary approach including CBT, psychology, psychoanalysis, philosophy, humanistic and integrative psychotherapy, applied psychotherapy and counselling and psychotherapy practice-based skills. The Certificate in Digital Design is a professional development award drawn from the wider [...]

  • Postgraduate Courses 2012

    We are currently accepting applications on the following Postgraduate courses commencing in September 2012 Business MSc in Accounting with Finance MSc International Tourism Management Media & Journalism MA in Journalism Law & Dispute Resolution MA in Dispute Resolution LL.M Comparative Media Law Arts & Psychotherapy MA in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Higher Diploma H.Dip Psychotherapy Studies If [...]

  • 2012 Prizewinners Ceremony at Independent College Dublin

    On Wednesday 4th April, 2012, the 2012 Prizewinners Ceremony was held at our Dawson Street Campus. The ceremony recognised and awarded the outstanding results achieved by students sitting examinations in ACCA and the Law Society of Ireland (FE1) Entrance Examinations. In the four years since its inception students undertaking the FE1 course have achieved a [...]

  • The Honorable Society of King’s Inns Preparatory Course

    Start Date: 5th June 2012 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 [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Diploma in Introduction to Eating Disorders

    Start Date: Tuesday 17th April 2012 Duration: 10 weeks Course Fees: €495 ( Payment plan options available) This 10 week diploma will introduce and examine key themes in the spectrum of eating disorders. Eating disorders encompass a wide field and include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge-eating disorder and other food-related disorders. These disorders are as [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Psychoanalysis and Film

    Start Date: Wednesday 18th April 2012 Duration: 6 weeks Course Fees: €345 ( Payment plan options available) This intriguing six-week course explores through specific films the exciting and provocative psychoanalytic contributions that the psychoanalysts Sigmund Freud and Jacques Lacan have made to our contemporary cultural and social understanding and representations of desire, sexuality and culture. [...]

  • Child Psychotherapy for Parents

    Start Date: October 2012 Duration: 6 weeks Course Fees: €345 This illuminating and dynamic course 6 week diploma is designed for parents who wish to understand the various processes, conscious and unconscious, that underpin their relationships with their children and vice versa. As a method of psychological help, psychoanalytic psychotherapy can be of enormous value [...]

  • Choices Expo 2012

    Ireland’s largest education and careers fair. This event will be of particular interest to: 1. School-leavers and guidance counsellors seeking information about PLC and third-level education in universities and colleges nationwide 2. Third-level students seeking information about postgraduate options (taught and research-based) 3. Adults seeking information about further learning, evening morning and weekend courses and [...]

  • Masterclass in Online Journalism with Henry McDonald

    Date: 30th March, 10:00am- 4:00pm This one-day masterclass for journalists and other media professionals is designed to show you how to make the most of the internet for yourself and your employer. Covering live-blogging, social media, multimedia and more, the masterclass takes your skills and experience into the online world, showing you how to raise [...]

  • 2nd Annual Conference Week

    The Independent College Dublin Business Conference is an annual event hosted by the Business Faculty at Independent College Dublin.  The open-access segment runs through three evenings, February 26th, 27th, and 28th, from 6.30 to 9.00 p.m. each evening, at the Independent College premises in Dawson St, Dublin 2. The conference sessions are aimed at students [...]

  • More Prize-winning Success at Independent College Dublin

    SEVEN Individual 1st placed prizes achieved by students of the FE1 Entrance Examination Preparatory course for 2011! The Law School would like to congratulate our students’ success in obtaining SEVEN 1st placed prizes in the FE1 Examinations for 2011. Students on our courses achieved their success in subjects such as: *European Union Law *Constitutional Law [...]

  • Independent College Dublin Signs Exchange in China

    Garret Doyle, CEO Independent College Dublin signs Exchange and Cooperation agreement with Aurora Education Group, China. Pictured (foreground left to right) are Garret Doyle, CEO 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 of the Aurora Education Group.

  • Diploma in E-Book Publishing

    Publish Your Book Online: get your idea into book form and publish for Amazon Kindle, Sony, Apple iBooks, Kobo eReader & Google eBooks In July 2010, online bookseller Amazon.com reported that sales of ebooks for its proprietary Kindle outnumbered sales of hardcover books for the first time. Digital publishing is here to stay but how [...]

  • 3rd Annual I.F.P.P Psychoanalysis and Film Festival

    3rd  Annual I.F.P.P./A.P.P.I. Psychoanalysis & Film Festival takes place on Friday 3rd & Saturday 4th February 2012. Choice of 9 films, €5 per film. To register contact: cowens@connect.ie

  • 2 Day Executive Training Course in Negotiation

    Independent Colleges and Dispute Management Ltd. present a two day Negotiation Course, delivered by Mr Robert Bordone of Harvard Law School taking place in Dublin on the 12th & 13th March 2012. Robert Bordone, Director of the Harvard Negotiation and Mediation Clinical Program at Harvard Law School. Overview The 2 day workshop will teach executives to create [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Communications Masterclass with Gavin Duffy

    The Communications Masterclass, commencing on Tuesday, 11th of October is a brand new programme that teaches excellence in essential business communication to mid-career professionals interested in personal development and career progression. Delivered in a lively and engaging series of seminars, the programme takes participants through many facets of personal communication; guaranteeing that they will substantially [...]

  • 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 – [...]

  • Economics Without Boundaries

    Join me, David McWilliams, at Independent College Dublin for an exclusive 10 week Diploma Course – Economics without Boundaries from Tuesday, October 11th next to find out what has really happened in the Irish, European and Global economies over the past eighteen months and what could .  The aim of this course is to answer these [...]

  • Springboard at Independent College Dublin

    Independent College Dublin will be offering a new course:  Certificate in Business Research and Enterprise Development in conjunction with the Higher Education Authority  Springboard initiative. The  initiative is aimed at providing the unemployed the opportunity to reskill or upskill for free under a range of approved and accredited courses identified as providing training that will [...]

  • 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 in Management and HR Bachelor of [...]

  • MSc in Accounting with Finance

    Start Date: January 2014 Overview The MSc in Accounting with Finance programme is intended to equip participants with a solid grounding in the knowledge and skills of finance and accounting, and contextualises such specialist knowledge and skills into the broader business frameworks in which they are applied. This will enable graduates of the programme to [...]

  • Degree Courses 2011 at Independent College Dublin

    Limited Scholarships for Degree Programmes Available! Apply Now!       Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Business Studies Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Business Studies specialising in Accounting and Finance Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Business Studies specialising in Marketing Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Business Studies specialising in Management and HR CAO Code IC004 – More information Click [...]

  • 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 2010 Diploma courses this February to break [...]

  • Facebook, Twitter & LinkedIn for Business Summer 2011 Training

                                                       

  • Dispute Resolution Skills Training for Managers & Business Owners

    Conflict Manager- 2 Day Intensive Course Click to find our more information: ( About The Course, Dates, Cost,  Who Should Attend, Syllabus, Trainers) ‘Conflict Manager’ is a two day intensive skills training course which provides participants with a comprehensive practical understanding of effective management of disputes. This 2 day intensive and innovative course is Ireland and [...]

  • Irish for Primary School Teaching

                                    Irish for Entry Into Primary School Teaching This one year intensive part time course is aimed at mature students or students repeating Leaving Certificate Higher Level Irish with a view to gaining a C3 in order to enter primary [...]

  • Mediation Conference

    Mediation Matters’ Conference, May 14th, 2011 Venue: Independent College Dublin, 60-63 Dawson Street, Dublin 2. Click on the links below to find out more information: (About the Conference,  Why Mediation Matters, Who should attend? Programme Timetable, CPD Points / Hours, Reservation and Fees, Speakers) About the Conference The value of Mediation as a form of [...]

  • Independent College Dublin FE1 Prizewinners

    In the three years since its inception students undertaking the FE1 course have achieved a total of 14 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 [...]

  • Oxygen Smedias 2011

    Journalism Students Shortlisted for Oxygen National Student Media Awards Students from the BA and MA in Journalism have been shortlisted for awards at the Oxygen Smedias 2011. Katie Varvos, a second-year student on the BA (Hons) in Journalism has been shortlisted in the Journalist of the Year – National Press category for work published in [...]

  • Conferring Ceremony 2010

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  • 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 [...]

  • Part-Time Diploma Programmes

    Our wide range of diploma courses, orientated to the needs of business executives, professionals and interested individuals that are inspired by a variety of humanities-related fields are available again from October 2009. The short programmes, detailed below, are specifically designed to meet the needs of those with a professional interest in these subject areas. They [...]

  • Write Here, Right Now

    Write Here, Right Now: Finalists Announced The finalists in the Write Here, Right Now competition have been named. The judges interviewed 16 shortlisted contestants and selected their top three to go forward to the final round. The finalists are: Bryan O’Hanlon,  Dave Donnelly and Darren Regan. The three finalists will spend a day in the [...]

  • Fencing success for Independent Colleges Student

    First year BA(Hons) in Journalism student and Irish International Aidan Clarke produced a series of excellent performances to walk away from the Irish Student Fencing Championships with two medals and the All Weapons Trophy. Held in NUI Maynooth in March, the competition showcased a very high standard and saw Aidan finish 2nd in Men’s Foil, [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • ACCA and FE1 Prizewinners at Independent Colleges

    Celebrating FE1 2009 & ACCA December 2009 Exam Success are (pictured left to right; top and bottom): Michelle Scott (P2, 1st in Ireland and 1st in the world (ACCA)); Joanna O’Reilly (P4, 1st in Ireland, 2nd in the world and P2, 3rd in the world (ACCA); Patrick Joseph Daly (Overend Scholar, 1st in Ireland overall [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Film Festival

    ‘Obsessions: Passion, Pathos, Pantomime’ taking place at Independent Colleges on January 28-29 Click here for film Details

  • Diploma in Music Journalism

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  • Media Inquiries

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  • 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 [...]

  • “Let’s Talk About Drugs” Media Awards 2010

    Adult Winner: Emer Halpenny, Stillorgan (Independent College, Dawson Street) Adult Runner-Up: Majella Twomey, Islandbridge (Independent College, Dawson Street) COMMUNITIES MUST REMAIN VIGILANT AROUND HEAD SHOP ISSUE “Although the Head Shop debate has moved on, communities must remain vigilant to prevent these Head Shops from going underground,” Phillip Keegan Head shops and budget cuts dominated this [...]

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  • Gradireland Summer Fair

    Independent College Dublin will be attending the 2011 Gradireland Summer Fair , held in the RDS. The fair will be held on Wednesday 15th June 2011 from 11:00am-5:00pm. What to Expect at the Fair? * Gradireland job walls with over 200 graduate jobs and internships *Further study providers from Ireland and abroad *A dedicated IT [...]

  • Northern Ireland Graduate Recruitment Fair

    Independent College Dublin will be attending the 2011 Northern Ireland Graduate Recruitment Fair on Tuesday 14th June. The event will take place from 11am-3pm at Queen’s University Belfast. The fair provides final year students and recent graduates with: – Immediate Access to a wide range of graduate jobs – Information on training opportunities -Help and [...]

  • Conferring Ceremony 2011

    On Friday 25th of November, the 2011 Independent College Dublin Graduation Ceremony took place, in St. Ann’s Church on Dawson Street, Dublin 2. Graduates from the  Faculty of Law, Arts & Psychotherapy and Journalism were awarded their degrees, validated  by the Higher Education Training & Awards Council (HETAC), and  University West of England, Bristol. The [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Let a Dragon improve your Business Communications Skills

    Independent College Dublin is delighted to offer a Communications Master Class with Gavin Duffy, each Tuesday evening for 10 weeks, commencing October 11th 2011. Best known for his role on RTE’s Dragons’ Den as well as the “interviewer from hell” on TV3’s The Apprentice, Duffy is a long time internationally recognised expert on communication skills [...]

  • Important new academic appointment at Independent College, Dublin

    Important new academic appointment at Independent College, Dublin Professor John Kelly Professor John Kelly joins the College as President and Chair of the college Academic Board. John is Professor Emeritus, University College Dublin, and a former Dean, Registrar and Deputy President of UCD. He is founder President of Irish Fulbright Alumni Association, Executive Director, Ireland [...]

  • Prize Awarding Ceremony

    The Institute of Technology Tallaght Prize awarding ceremony was held on the 8th November, 2011.  Independent College Dublin was pleased to award Mark O’Hagan with the Independent Colleges Award, presented to the first placed student in the Bachelor of Business (Honours) programme. The college would like to congratulate Mark on his outstanding award, and wish [...]

  • 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

  • Minister for Education and Skills visits Choices Expo 2012

    Ruairi Quinn TD, Minister for Education and Skills and Garret Doyle, CEO Independent College Dublin discussing the 2012 college prospectus choices and plans for the College domestic and international student growth at the Choices Expo 2012 – The Education, Careers and Skills Fair at the RDS.

  • 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 [...]

  • Lord Mayor Montague Prize for International Students

    At the recent Lord Mayors reception for International Students in the Mansion House, the Lord Mayor Andrew Montague, announced his decision to award a prize to the International Student who best engages with the city. What is the criteria? The international student must show engagement with the city whether socially, economically, culturally, environmentally, sports, volunteering [...]

  • President John Kelly receives Honorary Degree from Bethlehem University in Palestine

    President Professor John Kelly receiving an important Middle East University accolade – Pictured herein being awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Humanities from Bethlehem University in Palestine with (left) Brother Peter Bray, Vice Chancellor of the University and (right), Archbishop Antonio Franco Apostolic Delegate to Jerusalem and Palestine Chancellor.

  • 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, [...]

  • Launch of Job and Employment Tracker in Ireland

    In the first of a series of quarterly studies, Findajob in partnership with iReach Market Research have launched a Quarterly Job Tracker to study emerging trends for employment and job opportunities in Ireland. This first research wave has unearthed relevant and intriguing statistics about jobseekers, employees and the workplace, giving an insight into various issues [...]

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