DCU has five main faculties which together offer over 70 taught programmes. Humanities and Social Sciences, Science and Health, Engineering and Computing, Education and the DCU Business School all have their own modern facilities and excellent standalone reputations.
The DCU Business School has AACSB accreditation, which has been earned by less than five percent of the world’s business schools.
The Politics and International Studies programme, as well as Communication and Media Studies, are ranked in the top 200 in the world for their subject area (QS World University Subject rankings 2019). The DCU Communications programme is considered the best in Ireland, and many DCU alumni hold high profile positions in the media, including Anne-Marie Tomchak, Digital Director at British Vogue, Noel Curran, Director-General of the European Broadcasting Union and Laura Whitmore, MTV and ITV Presenter.
DCU’s Engineering schools are well known for the research expertise of staff, state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, and industry collaboration.