University College Dublin is located on 133 acres of parkland campus in Dublin, Ireland. UCD School of Philosophy is ranked in the Top 100 for Philosophy in QS Rankings 2017.
University College Dublin has its origins in the mid-nineteenth century under the leadership of the renowned educationalist John Henry Cardinal Newman. Since its foundation in 1854, the University has flourished and made a unique and substantial contribution to the creation of modern Ireland, based on successful engagement with Irish society on every level and across every sphere of activity.
The international standing of UCD has grown in recent years; it is currently ranked within the top 1% of institutions world-wide. UCD is also Ireland's most globally engaged university with over 30,000 students drawn from over 120 countries, and includes 5,500 students based at locations outside of Ireland. The University's main Dublin campus occupies an extensive parkland estate of more than 130 hectares and offers world-leading facilities.
UCD offers courses across 6 colleges and 35 schools with a diverse offerings. UCD School of Philosophy offers 6 subject areas for postgraduate students: Contemporary European Philosophy, Philosophy (General), Philosophy & Public Affairs, Philosophy & Literature, Cognitive Science and Consciousness & Embodiment.
Admissions Requirements for courses at UCD School of Philosophy:
For postgraduate study at the UCD School of Philosophy: Second class honours, Grade 1 or equivalent in Philosophy or related subject.