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Dublin City University (DCU)

Dublin City University (DCU)

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School Info

Basic information

  • Enrollment
  • 120students
  • Airport Pickup
  • No
  • Telephone
  • +353 1 700 5552
  • Fax
  • Address
  • DCU Language Services, Office VBG11, Dublin City University, Dublin 9, Ireland.


  • Urban
  • Homestay
  • On-Campus Dorm/residence
  • Off-campus Residence
  • University-based Program
  • Conditional Admission (0)

Why This School?

  • - Fun filled sports and social programme
    - Students at language program can use superb university facilities.
    - Teachers who are passionate about teaching English and hold university degrees and TEFL qualification.
    - Students from over 30 non-English speaking countries

About the  DCU Language Services

  • DCU Language Services is the English Language Training Centre at Dublin City University.  Established in 1992 as an offshoot from the School of Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies (SALIS), the Company operates as an independent department within the University.The Company was formed to provide language services to a broad range of clients and in addition to Language Training, also offers services in the areas of Translation, Interpreting and Language Assessment. DCU LS provides professional and friendly English language training to the adult market.  A wide range of courses have been developed, from general fluency classes to professional development programmes and the highest level of international examination.
    The English language school at Dublin City University is committed to developing and engaging in a broad range of international partnerships around the world. Through strategic links with many worldwide universities and schools, DCU LS is putting in place a range of institutional links which support key international activities such as staff and student exchanges, the development of joint academic programmes and other collaborative initiatives.

About the  Dublin City University (DCU)

  • Dublin City University is situated on an 85 acre campus three miles north of Dublin city centre and just a 15-minute drive from Dublin airport. With the city just a 10-minute bus-drive away, students of DCU have the best of both worlds; the social and cultural benefits of city life, but with the security and vibrancy of a modern university campus.Over 11,000 registered DCU students are spread across 80 programmes, divided almost equally between undergraduate and postgraduate courses. Postgraduate research supervision is provided on a broad range of subject areas across all disciplines, including technology, engineering, business, communications, humanities, science and health.

Conditional admission



Course Information

  • Focus of Study :
    General English classes develop all aspects of the English language including speaking, pronunciation, listening, reading and writing. The focus is on improving ability to communicate clearly and effectively. Instructors will correct students' spoken and written errors. Each week, students will be given homework and at the end of the week they will have the opportunity to revise what they have learned. 

    Curriculum :
    General English course starts any Monday through out the year. Classes focus on all aspects of English language skills acquisition and particularly on grammar, conversation, writing, reading, vocabulary, listening, speaking and pronunciation. Classes are held 20 hours per week from Monday to Friday. 

    Classroom Hour :
    Monday to Friday

Course Information

Class size 15 Students Schedule 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 Weeks
VISA Info Acceptance letter issue Minimum age 18
Accommodation Homestay, On-Campus Dorm/residence, Off-campus Residence


  • N/A

Course Schedule

2025-01-28 2025-01-21 2025-01-14 2025-01-07
2024-12-31 2024-12-24 2024-12-17 2024-12-10
2024-12-03 2024-11-26 2024-11-19 2024-11-12
2024-11-05 2024-10-29 2024-10-22 2024-10-15
2024-10-08 2024-10-01 2024-09-24 2024-09-17
2024-09-10 2024-09-03 2024-08-27 2024-08-20
2024-08-13 2024-08-06 2024-07-30 2024-07-23
2024-07-16 2024-07-09 2024-07-02 2024-06-25
2024-06-18 2024-06-11 2024-06-04 2024-05-28
2024-05-21 2024-05-14 2024-05-07 2024-04-30
2024-04-23 2024-04-16 2024-04-09 2024-04-02
2024-03-26 2024-03-19 2024-03-12 2024-03-05
2024-02-27 2024-02-20 2024-02-13 2024-02-06
2024-01-30 2024-01-23 2024-01-16 2024-01-09
2024-01-02 2023-12-25 2023-12-18 2023-12-11
※ From the Course Starting Dates 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25Weeks(month) Choose



School's Admin fee (EURO)€ 75
1 ~ 3 Week 4 ~ 7 Week 8 ~ 10 Week 11 Week 12 Week
(EURO)€ 265 / Week (EURO)€ 260 / Week (EURO)€ 255 / Week (EURO)€ 245 / Week (EURO)€ 240 / Week
13 ~ 18 Week 19 ~ 25 Week Week Week Week
(EURO)€ 220 / Week (EURO)€ 215 / Week


Housing Placement fee (EURO)€ 75
Accommodation Fee
Terms Homestay On-Campus Dorm/residence Off-Campus residence
Weekly (EURO)€ 210 (EURO)€ 259

Airport Pickup

Airport Pickup
Other Charges (EURO)€ 35    Detail

Remarks / Other Information

  • * Dates and Fees are approximate and may change without prior notice.



  • Homestay is an excellent way to experience the Irish culture and quick improvement of English. Learn English at DCU approves homestay family based on the comfortable setting and welcoming family members. Homestay option is available all year round. Students will stay in single rooms; breakfast and dinner are given from Monday to Friday and all meals during weekends. 
    Campus Apartment is only available for Summer sessions. It is an opportunity to meet students from other parts of the world and share their culture. Students will live in a single en-suite bedroom and prepare meals on their own.  

Surrounding Area

  • Ireland’s capital has great shopping and nightlife with a small but vibrant city center. It’s easy to navigate on foot and explore the numerous tourist attractions from museums to galleries, castles and historic sites. Irish culture including Irish dancing, pub nights, Holiday themed parties, Cultural outings, and Irish music are all in Dublin for students to enjoy!


  • Language center students will have a free access to Dublin City University's facilities including libraries, sporting centers, fitness center, computer lab, student lounges and much more.


  • Dublin City University arranges fun games and tournaments for many sports such as Soccer, tennis, bowling and basketball. Students can also make use of 25m swimming pool, sauna, steam room, Spa pool, fitness classes, spin studio, and 3 sports halls.

Top Native Language by Center

  • There are over 350 students from 21 different countries studying with us and enjoying the unique experience of studying English at one of the top young universities in the world. Korea 12%,Japanese 19%, Italian 11%, Saudi Arabian 9%, Brazilian 7%, Taiwanese 1%, Spanish 22%, French 4%, Chinese 5%, Russian 1% ..,, etc

Getting to the school from the airport

  • DCU is serviced by the following buses, which stop outside the University at the Ballymun Road and Collins Avenue Extension entrances or near to the University, with stops on the Swords Road, Glasnevin Avenue and Collins Avenue West (all short walking distances to DCU).

    -Number 1: Collins Avenue ext to Sandymount (St. John's Church) via city center
    -Number 4: Ballymun Road to Monkstown Avenue via City center
    -Number 9: Ballymun Road to Limekiln Avenue, Walkinstown via city centre
    -Number 11: Ballymun Road to Sandyford Industrial Estate - via city centre
    -Number 13: Ballymun Road to Grange Castle Business Park, Clondalkin, via city centre
    -Number 14:Collins Avenue West to Dundrum Luas Station via city centre
    -Number 16: Swords Road (Collins Avenue Ext) to Ballinteer (Kingston) via city centre
    -Number 17A:Kilbarrick to Blanchardstown Centre via Glasnevin Avenue
    -Number 33: Balbriggan to City Centre via Swords Road (Collins Avenue Ext)
    Number 41/41B/41C : Swords to City Centre via Swords Road (Collins Avenue Ext)
    -Number 44: Collins Avenue Ext (Larkhill) to Enniskerry via City Centre
    -Number 104: Clontarf Road (Conquer Hill) via Vernon Ave, Donnycarney, Kilmore Road, Beaumont Hospital, Shanowen Road, Shanard Road (Santry)


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