The Global Excellence Scholarships awards are applicable to full-time Masters programs, this is excluding all clinical programs and Master’s programs in the Smurfit School of Business, joint master’s programs, online programs, and the MSc in Digital Investigation & Forensic Computing. Continue reading this article as we discuss the scholarship, its worth, eligibility, and application process.
University College Dublin is a public research university in Dublin, Ireland, and a member institution of the National University of Ireland. With 33,284 students, the university is Ireland’s largest university, and amongst the most notable universities in the country. Five Nobel Laureates are among the university’s alumni and current and former staff.
The university originates in a body established in 1854, which opened as the Catholic University of Ireland on the Feast of Saint Malachy and with John Henry Newman as its first rector; it also re-formed in 1880 and chartered in its own right in 1908.
The Universities Act, 1997 renamed the constituent university as the National University of Ireland, Dublin, and a ministerial order of 1998 renamed the institution as University College Dublin – National University of Ireland, Dublin.
The University College Dublin is originally situated at St Stephen’s Green in the Dublin city center, and all faculties have since relocated to a 133-hectare (330-acre) campus at Belfield, four kilometers to the south of the city center.
In 1991, the university purchased a second site in Blackrock. This currently houses the Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School. In the 2022 QS World University Rankings, the University College Dublin was rated 173rd in the world.