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Trinity College Dublin

01 872 2853
College Green, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

Trinity College Dublin is a prime choice for anyone looking to pursue a postgraduate course in Ireland.

TCD has a huge variety to choose from on the postgraduate level. Whether you are seeking to obtain an MA, PhD, Diploma or Certificate, Trinity’s postgraduate programmes have something for everyone in the heart of Dublin’s City Centre.

Why do a postrad at Trinity?

  • It’s a research-centred environment
  • It’s home to a supportive community
  • Location, location, location. At the heart of Dublin’s City Centre
  • State of the art facilities
  • A global village – diverse cultures blended together

If you are interested in taking a postgraduate course at Trinity College, you can book or enquire below.

 

 

Business Administration

The Trinity MBA is an intensive and intimate programme designed to develop your general management and leadership skills so that you are: strategic in perspective; analytically competent; more creative and articulate; emotionally intelligent; and most importantly, capable of applying your skills in any context, in any industry. The Trinity MBA is structured around a strong…

Exercise Physiology (M.Sc. / P.Grad.Dip.)

This course aims to provide training for professional development of physical educators and health care workers who employ exercise therapy. In addition this course would be ideal for those interested in gaining experience in assessment of exercise performance, and exercise applications in training and research. All graduates will develop an advanced understanding of how the…

Film Studies - Theory History Practice (M.Phil.)

The course is a unique opportunity to embark upon a detailed investigation into the intellectual currents and aesthetic concerns surrounding the study and practice of film and digital media. From the outset, questions of history, theory and context are brought to bear on issues of close analysis and interpretation. Modules in Screenwriting, Creative Documentary Practice…

Art History

This taught Masters course (1 year fulltime or 2 years parttime) offers students a wide range of art-historical approaches to the art and architecture of Ireland and the abundant holdings of European and World art in Ireland. It is an opportunity to study modern and contemporary Irish art, the rich holdings of religious art in…

Child Protection and Welfare (M.Sc. / P.Grad.Dip.)

Students interested in registering for the M.Sc. programme must initially register for the Postgraduate Diploma (see here for separate entry under Postgraduate Diplomas). Admission to the M.Sc. programme is confined to candidates who achieve an upper second-class grade in the Postgraduate Diploma and whose research proposal for their M.Sc. dissertation is accepted. The M.Sc. comprises…

Disability Studies (M.Sc. / P.Grad.Dip.)

The M.Sc. in Disability Studies provides students with a deep understanding of disability from social, historical, cultural, economic and political perspectives. Graduates of the M.Sc. are equipped with the knowledge, analytical skills and perspectives to help translate rights into reality in the field of disability. The programme offers: Immersion in the policy and practice implications…

Economics (M.Sc. / P.Grad.Dip.)

The M.Sc. programme is taught in two parts and consists of four components: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics and Research Topics. In the first part all modules are compulsory. In the second part students fulfil programme requirements by choosing from a range of elective modules. The core modules are taught around weekly problem sheets followed by examinations,…

Biochemistry & Immunology - Research

The School of Biochemistry and Immunology has as its focus research into protein structure and function, effects of genetic polymorphism on metabolism, neuroscience, cancer biology, bioenergetics, molecular enzymology, cell and molecular biology, cellular and molecular immunology, innate immunity and inflammation, immunomodulation and molecular parasitology. The School currently holds significant research grants for national and international…

Bioengineering

The MSc in Bioengineering provides education and training to the next generation of biomedical engineers. Bioengineering is defined as the application of the principles of engineering to advancements in healthcare and medicine. Some of the most exciting work in biomedical engineering today takes place at the intersection of disciplines where the biological, physical and digital…

Bioengineering

The MSc in Bioengineering provides education and training to the next generation of biomedical engineers. Bioengineering is defined as the application of the principles of engineering to advancements in healthcare and medicine. Some of the most exciting work in biomedical engineering today takes place at the intersection of disciplines where the biological, physical and digital…

Biodiversity & Conservation

This programme has been designed to provide students with a sound theoretical and practical grounding in the science of biological diversity and its conservation. The programme is taught in modules, and these are grouped into theoretical components, practical research skills, and modules dealing with individual desk-based and experimental research projects. The course is taught through…

Entrepreneurship (M.Sc. / P Grad Dip)

Trinity College is the 1st in Europe for producing entrepreneurs and start-ups. Designed for those with an entrepreneurial mind set, the programme is unique in addressing ethical behaviour as well as the wellbeing of the entrepreneur amidst the stressful nature of new enterprise development. Students will attain the career skills to better start a new…

Finance (M.Sc.)

If you are looking for a rigorous and comprehensive introduction to the tools and skills that you need to thrive in modern financial services, then this course is for you. You will graduate with a skill set that spans several technical and analytical areas and will help you maximise your career potential. We have developed…

Financial Risk Management (M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip)

The Trinity MSc in Financial Risk Management is designed specifically for graduates who have a primary undergraduate degree in a quantitative field and who are interested in how the tools of finance can be used to mitigate risks for corporations and society. Trinity College is a university partner of the Professional Risk Managers International Association…

Health Services Management (M.Sc.)

This course prepares students for middle and senior management positions in the health services. It is intended for suitably qualified applicants currently working in positions with planning or management responsibility in health service organisations. The course is multidisciplinary and open to all professions. The course harnesses the core values of commitment, caring and cooperation in…

Business - Research

Trinitys School of Business is recognized for its unique and innovative degree programmes, commitment to research-based teaching, internationalism, strong relationships with Irish and global organizations in the private, public and voluntary sectors and for an intimate, tutorially oriented educational philosophy. The Schools mission is to educate the most able school leavers, postgraduates and experienced managers,…

Cardiology

This course is two years and is designed to provide a high level of postgraduate training for doctors wishing to become trained in non-invasive and invasive cardiology. Applicants will have a M.R.C.P.I. or equivalent qualification. The course aims to provide the theoretical knowledge, technical skills and research skills necessary to run a comprehensive cardiac service.…

Cardiovascular Rehabilitation & Prevention

This course aims to provide health professionals with an understanding of cardiovascular rehabilitation and prevention, to prepare health professionals to provide an effective cardiac rehabilitation service, and to objectively evaluate their practice through research. It also aims to develop the health professionals’ knowledge of current prevention strategies in the area of cardiovascular disease. The student…

Chemistry - Research

The School of Chemistry is a vibrant community of 22 academic staff members, approx. 50 postdoctoral researchers and over 100 postgraduate research students that generates an annual research income in excess of 5 million. These funds are attracted by research across the Schools three core disciplines; Inorganic and Synthetic Materials Chemistry, Organic, Medicinal and Biological…

Clinical Chemistry (M.Sc. / P.Grad.Dip.)

This MSc programme in Clinical Chemistry is offered on a part-time basis over two years. Candidates who are employed as medical scientists, clinical biochemists or medical doctors and who wish to develop a special interest in Clinical Biochemistry are particularly invited to apply. All students regardless of background will gain a comprehensive understanding of the…

Engineering (Sustainable Energy) (M.Sc. / P.Grad.Dip)

This is a one year full-time or two year part-time postgraduate Masters course designed to provide graduate engineers with specialist understanding in one of: Environmental Engineering; Structural Engineering; Transport Engineering; or Sustainable Energy Engineering. In addition, the course offers students the opportunity to obtain knowledge in complimentary subject areas within Civil Engineering. Course Organisation: The…

Computer Science - Intelligent Systems

The new MSc in Computer Science has a common set of entry criteria and leads to a Master’s degree in Computing specializing in one of four exciting areas: Data Science, Intelligent Systems, Graphics and Vision Technologies and Future Networked Systems. The course is designed and taught by staff who are renowned research leaders in their…

Computer Science - Data Science

The new MSc in Computer Science has a common set of entry criteria and leads to a Master’s degree in Computing specializing in one of four exciting areas: Data Science, Intelligent Systems, Graphics and Vision Technologies and Future Networked Systems. The course is designed and taught by staff who are renowned research leaders in their…

Conflict and Dispute Resolution Studies (P.Grad.Dip.)

This one-year postgraduate course interests those, in both the public and private sectors, who are involved in conflict analysis, management and resolution and who wish to study mediation and other non-adversarial dispute and conflict resolution processes (ADRs). The course aims at achieving standards of best practice for those who recognise the value of alternative dispute…

Construction Law and Contract Administration (P.Grad.Dip.)

This one-year postgraduate course is designed to enable civil engineers and other suitable qualified professionals, such as architects and quantity surveyors and lawyers, to acquire a knowledge of construction law. The diploma is accepted by Engineers Ireland as fulfilling criterion no. 2 (Knowledge of Law and Contract Procedure) for admission to the IEI list of…

Biological Psychiatry

This multidisciplinary Masters course in Biological Psychiatry explores the relationship between basic principles, biological factors and clinical features in mental health disorders, allowing students to translate scientific understanding into effective clinical practice. It is aimed primarily at graduates with a background in psychiatry (or related health care disciplines), psychology, biological or social sciences, who wish…

Clinical Supervision (M.Sc. / P.Grad.Dip.)

The M.Sc./P.Grad. Diploma in Clinical Supervision part-time course is aimed at practitioners in the helping professions who normally hold an honours degree in psychology or a related field and relevant post-graduate experience. It is specifically aimed at practising psychologists, (counselling, clinical, educational, health, work and organizational, etc.) psychotherapists, counsellors and mental health professionals who wish…

Cognitive Psychotherapy (P.Grad.Dip.)

Cognitive therapy is a collaborative, structured approach to helping individuals with psychological difficulties. It views key beliefs and assumptions which an individual holds as being pivotal to maintaining their distress and rendering them vulnerable to recurring difficulties. The course offers post-qualification training in the theory and practice of cognitive psychotherapy, as applied in a variety…

Dementia (M.Sc. / P.Grad.Dip.)

This M.Sc. in Dementia has been developed, in partnership with National key stakeholders, to meet the demands and challenges within the health care system and specifically within dementia care. The programme is firmly grounded in a body of knowledge and clinical expertise that aims to promote excellence in the area of dementia care practice. It…

Creative Writing (M.Phil.)

This course, the first Masters programme in creative writing in an Irish university, was offered for the first time in 1997/98. It is based in the Oscar Wilde Centre for Irish Writing, 21 Westland Row, the birthplace of Oscar Wilde. The course is intended for students who are seriously committed to writing, are practising, or…

Chinese Studies (M.Phil. / P.Grad.Dip.)

Chinese Studies is a multidisciplinary field of study, drawing upon and integrating disciplines such as History, Linguistics, Politics, Social Policy, Cultural Studies and Translation Studies. The course focuses on China today and China over the last century. This course offers a unique and vibrant educational experience which equips its students to be global citizens. The…

Digital Humanities and Culture (M.Phil.)

What is Digital Humanities? Digital Humanities is a field of study, research, and invention at the intersection of humanities, computing, and information management. It is methodological by nature and multidisciplinary in scope involving the investigation, analysis, synthesis, and presentation of information in electronic form. Digital humanists not only create digital artefacts, but study how these…

Early Irish (M.Phil.)

The M.Phil. course builds on the material presented in the Postgraduate Diploma in Old Irish. Applicants will therefore normally have successfully completed the latter course, though persons with equivalent competence in Old Irish but who have not successfully completed the diploma are also eligible to apply. All candidates undertake core courses in Old Irish prose,…

Conscious Sedation in Dentistry (P.Grad.Dip.)

The Postgraduate Diploma course is held over an eighteen-month period. The Course is aimed at primary care dental practitioners providing support for those patients with dental anxiety and undertaking dentistry in a safe, effective and anxiety free manner. It also aims to provide a recognised education and training programme that will equip dentists with the…

Digital Marketing Strategy (M.Sc)

Trinity Business School has developed very close links with the worlds leading digital companies and offers students a great opportunity to gain experience from the best in the industry. Leading digital experts teach several modules in the programme to ensure that our content remains at the cutting edge of digital strategy best practices. On successful…

Childrens Literature (M.Phil. / P.Grad.Dip.)

Children’s literature is recognised as a remarkable and dynamic part of literary and social culture. This course, the first full-time one year taught Masters programme in an Irish university, offers graduates in English or related disciplines the opportunity to study a broad range of children’s literature in English. It addresses chronologies, genres, modes of criticism,…

Comparative Literature (M.Phil.)

This course is designed to provide an understanding of Comparative Literature as a subject of study and a critical practice. The core modules provide the theoretical and methodological basis for comparing texts of various genres and artefacts of different media at an advanced level. Optional modules enable the further development of these competencies and offer…

Fire Safety Practice (P.Grad.Dip.)

This one-year postgraduate course is designed to enable engineers, architects, fire prevention officers and other suitably qualified professionals working in the construction industry acquire a sound knowledge and understanding of fire in buildings, the safety requirements in the design of buildings and the various options available for minimising the risk of fire in buildings. The…

Health and Safety in Construction (P.Grad.Dip.)

This one-year postgraduate course is designed to enable civil engineers and other construction professionals to become familiar with the latest developments in Health and Safety legislation and practice. In addition, the course will provide them with the knowledge necessary to perform the roles of Project Supervisor, Health and Safety Coordinator, Safety Advisor, and Safety Officer.…

Clinical Dentistry (P.Grad.Dip.)

This course is designed to fill the need, identified by the Dental Council, for a continuing education programme forthe Dental Profession. The course aims to combine a ‘hands-on’ approach with theory. Students have a choice of nine modules, of which they must successfully complete six in order to obtain their Postgraduate Diploma. Students have to…

Clinical Exercise (Online Certificate)

The aim of this course is to enable health care clinicians to prescribe exercise as a disease preventative and treatment modality in a safe, effective and scientific manner. This course will provide students with an evidence-based, clinically focussed online learning experience. The course will be structured, yet flexible in order to be accessible and relevant…

Clinical Health Sciences Education (M.Sc. / P.Grad.Dip.)

The MSc in CHSE offers suitably qualified health care practitioners an opportunity to develop their skills in teaching, assessment, curriculum design, development, evaluation and research. The student teachers on this course learn these skills in both stimulated and professional practice contexts which are underpinned by the philosophy of interdisciplinary learning. This results in teachers who…

Clinical Speech and Language Studies (Dysphagia) (P.Grad.Dip.)

This one year part-time course offers qualified Speech and Language Therapists who already have a license to practise an opportunity to develop specialist skills in all aspects of dysphagia (swallowing disorders) in both adult and paediatric populations. Classes are timetabled to facilitate Speech and Language Therapists in employment and overseas students. The course comprises core…

Community Health (M.Sc. / P.Grad.Dip.)

The course seeks is to enable students from across a broad spectrum of professional backgrounds to gain a grounded understanding of the core principles of public health and their application to the practice of community healthcare, and to increase graduates employability in community health practice. The course offers an M.Sc./P.Grad.Dip. Students must undertake six modules…

Global Health (M.Sc.)

Global Health is an attempt to address health problems and issues that transcend national boundaries, and are informed by the circumstances and experiences of countries in differing contexts. The underlying assumption is that the world’s health problems are shared and are best tackled by cooperative action and the sharing of innovative solutions. The M.Sc. Global…

Early Modern History (M.Phil. / P.Grad.Dip.)

The M.Phil course in Early Modern History offers well-qualified graduates in History, the Humanities and the Social Sciences an introduction to research in the political, social, cultural and religious history of Ireland, Britain and Europe across the early modern period. This one-year course (or two years part-time) is designed to introduce students to a wide…

European Studies (M.Phil.)

This is an interdisciplinary course which provides an overview of European intellectual and cultural history, looking at Europe and its history from a range of disciplinary perspectives. It focuses on constructions and representations of identity, the emergence of the idea of Europe, political symbolism and nationalism, symbolic geographies and so on. The course builds on…

Computer Science - Future Networked Systems

The new MSc in Computer Science has a common set of entry criteria and leads to a Master’s degree in Computing specializing in one of four exciting areas: Data Science, Intelligent Systems, Graphics and Vision Technologies and Future Networked Systems. The course is designed and taught by staff who are renowned research leaders in their…

Computer Science - Graphics and Vision Technologies

The new MSc in Computer Science has a common set of entry criteria and leads to a Master’s degree in Computing specializing in one of four exciting areas: Data Science, Intelligent Systems, Graphics and Vision Technologies and Future Networked Systems. The course is designed and taught by staff who are renowned research leaders in their…

English Language Teaching (M.Phil. / P.Grad.Dip.)

The course is aimed at both experienced and non-experienced teachers of English as a foreign or second language. The programme gives practising teachers the opportunity to explore current issues in ELT, and to deepen their understanding of the theoretical and practical concerns that underlie their teaching. For non-experienced teachers, there is a Practices in TESOL…

Clinical Psychology (D.Clin.Psych.)

Within the three years, the course provides an intensive and systematic programme of training, equipping each student to meet the challenges facing clinical psychology and to make a unique contribution to the Irish Health Services. The course is structured so that the academic teaching typically takes place in term time for one and a half…

Childrens Nursing (H.Dip.)

This course aims to develop and expand knowledge, skills and attitudes in nurses towards infants, children and their parents and family, as a unit in society. The course is designed to equip nurses to deliver primary health care, acute, rehabilitative and palliative care as required and to foster the process of continuing education and research…

Gerontological Nursing (M.Sc. / P.Grad.Dip.)

The aim of this course is to strengthen and develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes of nurses caring for the older adult. The course provides an advanced grounding in methods of research, in addition to developing the theoretical and practical aspects of management, clinical practice and education in gerontological nursing. This is a taught Masters…

Community Pharmacy (M.Sc. / P.Grad.Dip.)

These courses are intended to help community pharmacists to develop their clinical, managerial and research skills, meet duties imposed by the HSE contract, undertake the role of a supervising pharmacist or superintendent pharmacist with confidence, extend their professional role and contribute to patient care as part of the primary health care team. Because of their…

Behaviour Analysis - Applied

This is an intensive full time course which aims to ensure that students become efficient in the practical application of the principles of applied behaviour analysis, with particular regard to persons with autism and other developmental disabilities and/or children and adolescents in care or special programmes, and/or those clients presenting learning and/or behavioural challenges in…

Counselling Psychology (D.Couns.Psych.)

This intensive course provides a professional training in counselling psychology for a yearly in-take of up to approximately 12 to 14 students. The three main objectives of the course are (1) to allow students to obtain a level of postgraduate academic and research performance appropriate for the award of a doctoral qualification, (2) to progress…

Development Practice (M.Sc. /P.Grad.Dip.)

The Master in Development Practice (MDP) is a world leading and uniquely innovative programme that blends science and social science to further international development. It is part of a global network with a Secretariat at the Earth Institute, Columbia University in New York (and was the only programme to receive seed funding in Europe in…

Building Repair & Conservation - Applied

This one-year postgraduate course is designed to provide a solid knowledge of materials and built fabrics, both modern and traditional, the causes and mechanisms of failure and the traditional as well as the most advanced ways to repair and preserve them. In addition, on completion of the Diploma, the student is expected to successfully complete…

Engineering (Environmental / Structural and Geotechnical / Transport) (M.Sc/P.Grad.Dip)

This is a one year full-time or two year part-time postgraduate course designed to provide graduate engineers with specialist understanding in one of: Environmental Engineering; Structural Engineering; or Transport Engineering. In addition, the course offers students the opportunity to obtain knowledge in complimentary subject areas within Civil Engineering. Course Organisation: The MSc course can be…

Environmental Sciences (M.Sc. / P.Grad.Dip.)

The taught M.Sc. degree in Environmental Sciences, as the first of its kind in Ireland, has an established pedigree, attracting students with diverse academic backgrounds from Ireland and abroad. This full-time, intensive course is intended for administrative and scientific workers and new graduates with an appropriate environmental science related background, although applications from graduates with…

Comparative Social Change

This course is offered jointly by the Department of Sociology at Trinity College Dublin and the School of Sociology at University College Dublin to develop students knowledge of the main currents of social change today, the social, cultural and economic forces which are driving them and the different forms they take across states. The course…

Christian Theology (M.Phil. / P.Grad.Dip.)

Religious issues are an important part of public debate in contemporary pluralist societies. Many crucial social and political matters are affected by religious concerns and key policy debates require expertise and literacy in religious and theological concepts, traditions and practices. At the global, European and Irish levels a critical understanding of the Christian tradition is…

Divinity (B.D.)

The degree of Bachelor in Divinity is a higher degree awarded on the basis of examination and thesis. Appropriately qualified candidates, accepted for the degree must complete an examination in eight papers and a thesis of 40,000 words within five years. Candidates study independently for the examination, but may obtain advice and a bibliography on…

Gender and Women's Studies (M.Phil. / P.Grad.Dip.)

The M.Phil. in Gender and Womens Studies provides a critical understanding of the current scholarship on the position and representation of gender in society. Drawing on insights and perspectives from a number of academic fields within the Humanities and Social Sciences, the course is both interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary, training students to research across a range…

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