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Overview of the Institution

The mission statement of NCI is “To change lives through education.”

Established in 1951, National College of Ireland (NCI) is a completely government funded institute. The institute’s relationship with the government and professionals has helped them develop programs that incorporate elements of work.

The courses offered are recognised internationally and their associations with industry bodies like Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, Institute of Commercial Management, Irish Institute of Pensions Management, the Sales Institute of Ireland have helped them keep courses and study material updated with current industrial trends.

The 5000 odd students enjoy personalised teaching models. The faculty with apt industry experience help students understand all the theories and their application in real world situations.

Location and Facilities

All courses are delivered at the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) in Dublin, Ireland.

NCI has a large modern library with state-of-the-art IT facilities. It also has a variety of restaurants and coffee shops. The campus has many designated areas as well as meeting rooms for student’s recreation.

Departments/Subject Areas

  • School Of Computing
  • Cloud Competency Centre
  • School Of Business
  • Early Learning Initiative
  • Centre for Research and Innovation in Learning & Teaching


The Ed-Hoc assists students with the right course and scholarship information, along with further assistance in submitting an application.

Careers: Unique Student Support

National College of Ireland has made the Work Placement Programme an integral part of several academic programmes. This is to aid the student to build on the practical competencies and learn to be a better team player in a professional set up.

Companies are encouraged to recruit students and graduates as interns to build their teams and to help students get started. NCI also has a mentoring scheme where people from industry share their knowledge and experience with aspiring students.