About University College Dublin
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE DUBLIN (UCD) is one of Europes' leading research-intensive universities where undergraduate education, postgraduate masters and PhD training, research, innovation and community engagement form a dynamic continuum of activity.
UCD is now Ireland largest university with almost 25,000 students. It is the most popular destination for Irish school-leavers and actively promotes university life as a journey of academic and personal discovery through its highly innovative and flexible UCD Horizons undergraduate curriculum.
Many renowned Ireland leaders were graduates from this universities. There were almost 7,000 postgraduate students, representing approximately 28% of the UCD student population, and almost 2,000 PhD students. Over 50% of UCD undergraduates progress to postgraduate studies.
UCD housed almost 5,000 international students with great emphasis on the internationalization of the Irish student experience, preparing all UCD students for future employment and life that crosses borders, boundaries and cultures.
The role of UCD within Irish higher education is underscored by the fact that UCD alone accounts for over 30% of international students, over 25% of all postgraduate students and almost 28% of all doctoral enrollments across the seven Irish universities.
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