Griffith College Dublin - Academic


The College is divided into a number of faculties:

  • The School of Professional Accountancy
  • Business
  • Law
  • Computing Science
  • Journalism & Media Communications
  • Design
  • Graduate Business School
  • The Professional Law School

Griffith College operates a semesterized academic year, with two semesters from September to January and February to June. A number of the Postgraduate programmes such as the Computing MSc and the MBA/MSc in International Business Management students can commence their programmes either in the summer or winter.

Griffith College also provides a number of training courses in Marketing, Management Studies, Psychology validated by The Institute of Commercial Management(ICM), CAD(City & guilds), Supply Chain Management(IIPMM) and other courses in Administration and Office Skills, JEB Teachers Diploma and ECDL/EUCIP. Griffith's Corporate training run part-time, morning, evening, day courses in a variety of disciplines such as Microsoft products, Microsoft Certification Courses - MCSE, MSCA, MCP, MCTS, Accounts packages, Desktop Publishing and softskills.

The Professional Law School runs courses for the examinations for entry to the Law Society of Ireland, King's Inns, New York State Board of Law Examiners and the California State Bar Association. The college also runs the IILEX Diploma in Legal Studies. The IILEX and FE1 courses are available via distance learning and at regional locations in Limerick, Waterford and Galway as well as in the Cork in Griffith College Cork. In 2006 Griffith College, FE1 course students, won eight of the Law Society’s nine entrance examination first-place prizes, and in the past 6 years Griffith Students have won 30 of the Law Society FE1 prizes.

Griffith had in the past run NCEA Certificates in Computing, runs Certificates, Degrees, Higher Diploma and Masters in Computing Science validated by HETAC. The BSc (Hons) in Computing Science is partially funded under the skills initiative of the Department of Education and Science.

Computing Science first year degree students participate in the Robocode Competition, Griffith College won the 2008 Robocode Ireland Championship at the annual Games Fleadh.

At the end of each academic year the Media and Journalism Photography graduates organise an end of year Student Photography Exhibition (GCD Graduate Photography Exhibition 2008), also the TV and Video graduates also organise a Graduate Video Exhibition to showcase their work.

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