DCU Educational Opportunities

Some exciting opportunities for older people are available at Dublin City University (DCU). DCU is an Age Friendly University, and is committed to widening access to higher education, and enhancing the lives of older people through educational programmes and research. For more information, contact the DCU Age Friendly programme here.


  1. An extended range of modules from DCU’s undergraduate programme are available to take on an audit only basis for this Semester.  These modules have been reduced to 100.00 per course from 250.00.  There are no exams or assignments but participants do need to download and compete the registration with DCU and details of the courses are on www.dcu.ie/agefriendly under Current Opportunities.  As the Semester is due to commence shortly there is a short window of opportunity to register for a place. If participants wish to undertake this course for credit towards an award they will have to undertake assignments and exams and the cost for this is €500.
  2. The Taste of DCU will take place on Friday, September 29th – 9.30 am – 4.00pm.  This is a free event on the DCU campus and is a whole day of mini modules delivered by DCU lecturers, showcasing the range of opportunities in DCU.  The main activities will take place in the Henry Grattan building and a photo exhibition by the DCU Digital Photography Group will take place on The Street in the Henry Grattan.