How would you like to study in an atmospheric, prestigious campus founded in 1592, where you could walk the same paths as notable alumni such as Oscar Wilde, Bram Stoker, Samuel Beckett, Johathan Swift, U2’s manager Paul McGuinness and former presidents of Ireland Mary McAleese and Mary Robinson?
Trinity College Dublin (TCD) is a world-renowned institution combining history, tradition and academic excellence with innovation and research leadership. The QS World University Rankings 2015/16 ranked Trinity 78th out of the top 100 universities the world. Located in the heart of Dublin, within the seclusion and tranquility of a walled campus environment, this college experience would be truly unique, timeless and impressive on any resume.
You’ll find plenty of courses to choose from within Trinity’s three faculties of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Engineering, Mathematics and Science; and Health Sciences. Among Trinity’s hundreds of course offerings, we recommend selecting courses from a minimum of two departments and a maximum of four departments.
Join into campus life easily with over 100 College societies and 50 active TCD Sports Clubs to choose from.
You have the option to apply for Trinity’s competitive three-week pre-session course, Understanding Ireland, prior to the start of the fall semester, which focuses on several areas of Irish Studies.
In order to be eligible to take classes within the English Department, your Minimum GPA must be 3.5.
This program is open to students at the Junior or Senior level.
Trinity's many famous alumni reflect the institution's highest academic standards across disciplines, from Samuel Beckett and Oscar Wilde to William Campbell, who was joint winner of the 2015 Nobel Prize for medicine.
The University of Sydney, Australia’s oldest university, is a large comprehensive university with famous colonial era buildings and an urban campus located in downtown Sydney.
In addition to being recognized as a world class research institution, the University of Sydney offers a full range of courses that include arts and social sciences, architecture, business, engineering, health sciences, music, science and visual arts.
This innovative research program brings you to Dublin, Ireland, to one of Europe’s leading research-intensive institutions, University College Dublin (UCD). Ranked within the top 1% of institutions worldwide by the Times Higher Education rankings, UCD has the facilities and faculty to support your research program in the UCD O’Brien Center for Science.
A variety of innovative research projects are offered in key areas of study: biology, chemistry, computer science, geological sciences, and ecology. You will conduct your independent research alongside academics and Ph.D students with expertise in areas such as molecular biology, particle physics, synthetic chemistry and data analytics.
Spending your summer conducting independent research in your STEM field of choice with leading experts in Ireland will add a fascinating dimension to your resume when applying for graduate school or a career in the field. The young and lively city of Dublin is thriving in summer with many exciting cultural opportunities.
This is a highly competitive program with limited places so please apply early to increase your chances of acceptance onto the program.
You will engage in faculty supervised, hands-on research projects with results that will culminate in the preparation of a research paper.
Faculty mentors will work closely with you to direct your continued growth and knowledge development in the chosen research topic discipline.
The Arcadia Dublin Center staff will be on-hand to support you and ensure that you also find time to meet Irish people and enjoy their rich culture, strengthening your understanding of this fascinating country.
The full range of facilities at UCD’s leafy Dublin campus will be at your disposal: clubs and societies of all kinds and a prime location to help you explore everything Dublin and Ireland has to offer.
Prior project examples include: Genetic and pharmacological determinants of vision (using zebrafish to early onset model blindness); The effects of trauma-induced neuroinflammation on Alzheimer's disease-related pathology; Automating digital forensic evidence analysis through deep learning