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Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin

Dublin 2, Ireland


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Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin

Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin is Ireland’s leading university and is ranked 101st in the world (QS World University Rankings 2021). Founded in 1592, the University is steeped in history with a reputation for excellence in education, research and innovation.  

Located on an iconic campus in the heart of Dublin’s city center, Trinity has over 18,000 undergraduate and postgraduate studentsTrinity is ranked the 8th most international university in the world (Times Higher Education Rankings 2021) and has students and staff from over 120 countries, making it a truly diverse and international campus.  

Trinity’s bustling 47-acre campus is an oasis in the heart of Dublin, a vibrant and safe European capital city.  The University’s city-center location offers students a unique opportunity to blend a rigorous academic program with an unparalleled array of cultural, social and professional experiences. Student life at Trinity is about much more than education: with 170 sports clubs and societies ranging from athletics to tennis, debating to investing, and drama to science fiction, there is something to suit every interest.   

Trinity ranks in the top 100 in the world for Graduate Employability (QS World University Rankings 2020) and has been named as Europe’s leading university for producing entrepreneurs for the past six successive years (PitchBook Universities Report 2020). 

Key Facts & Overview

Trinity offers a range of taught Masters and Doctoral programs across our three faculties – Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Engineering, Mathematics and Science; and Health Sciences. With 24 academic schools, Trinity offers courses across all the major disciplines including the arts and humanities, business, law, engineering, science, math and health sciences. Find out more at 

At Trinity you will be taught by professors who are inspiring, thought-leaders in their fields. Our facilities, both curricular and extra-curricular are second to none. Our graduates are outstanding, are held in high esteem by employers and have made an enormous impact in national and global life.  

Our research continues to address issues of global societal and economic importance.  

Trinity is also home to 5 leading flagship research institutes: 

- Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute (TBSI) 

- Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience (TCIN) 

- Trinity Translational Medical Institute (TTMI) 

- Trinity Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute (TLRH) 

- Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices (CRANN) 

We would be thrilled to welcome you into this vibrant, scholarly community where you will be fulfilled both academically and personally in your postgraduate study.  


Making an application for postgraduate study is an important decision; whether you are a recent graduate, want to pursue a personal ambition or take the next step in your career.   

Postgraduate study in Trinity is academically challenging and as a result the University has high academic entry requirements. Applicants will need to hold at least a 2.1 honours degree from an Irish university or equivalent result from a university in another country. 

Trinity endeavours to support you in completing your application to study with us as efficiently as possible.ÔÇ»Once you have decided which course is right for youÔÇ»please follow our guidelines below and you'll soon be on your way to applying to Ireland's leading and oldest university: 

  • Trinity welcomes students from all over the world.  There are two different pathways for applications and fees in Ireland - applicants from Ireland/EU/ EEA and non-EU applicants. Click here to find the right pathway for you:     

Financial Factors | Cost & Financial Aid

Tuition fees vary by program and length taken to complete. Please note fees are subject to change. Most postgraduate Masters programs last one year. For a full list of course fees please visit:  

Trinity categorizes students as either Irish/EU or non-EU international. Most international applicants apply as non-EU international students. Fee status is based on residency, not citizenship. You can determine your fee status here: 

An online application fee of €55 per course applied for is required for all courses. Please note the online application fee is non-refundable. 

Funding Your Trinity Education 

Trinity participates in the US Direct Loan Program. Complete the FAFSA and send your Student Aid Report (SAR) to Trinity. (Our code is G06842 or 006842-Univ of Dublin Trinity College). 

Trinity accepts: 

  • All scholarships and grants that do not stipulate “for use in US college only.” 
  • 529 funds. Providers can contact Trinity directly. 

Students are also encouraged to explore external funding options in their home countries. Trinity offers a number of scholarship opportunities for prospective students interested in studying at Ireland’s leading university. Students are also 

encouraged to explore external funding options in their home countries. For more information on available scholarship please see:

Student Body

Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)


Male (38%)
Female (61%)


Total faculty
Full-time - 856
Part-time - 67
Male (426)
Female (497)

Location & Contact

Address College Green
Dublin 2  D02 PN40
Contact Mr. Damien O'Farrell
Regional Manager
Phone: 353-18964906

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