About Dorset College

Established in 1983, Dorset College is an independent third level institution which is located in Dublin 1. A unique learning environment with a long-standing reputation for excellence in teaching and learning. We have a strong focus on the provision of industry accredited programmes with good career and job prospects as well as offering the ideal platform for academic progression.

We provide excellent facilities and support to learners to enable them to achieve their goals. We focus on small class sizes, a diverse student community with a clear focus on high academic standards. We are a designated educational institute of Quality & Qualifications Ireland (QQI). We are also accredited by CIPD, CISCO, Microsoft and CompTIA.

Our programmes of study at undergraduate level 7 and the International business level 8 are internationally recognised. Our offering also includes a wide range of professional and short-term courses that meet the needs of learners at all stages of their lives and careers.

A friendly welcoming student-centered learning environment with teachers who support, mentor and guide you through the skills and knowledge and practical work experience to achieve your goals. We provide learners with the opportunity to build their professional and academic qualifications through a career path that meets their interests and aspirations in their chosen career.

Our History

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Dorset College Opened Its Doors
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1983 - 1990
College Accredited by City and Guilds and ICM
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1991 - 2001
Arrival of Companies such as Dell, Microsoft, and Intel
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2001 - 2007
The School of Humanities and English Language School Established
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2008 - 2017
Approval for Undergraduate Degrees, Level 7 and 8


53.3581157, -6.2573244

Dorset College

7 and 8 Belvedere Place,

Mountjoy Square,

Dublin 1,

D01 Y2P3

53.356645, -6.255908

Dorset College

58 Great Charles Street,

Mountjoy Square,

Dublin 1,

D01 Y671

53.3608774, -6.2606134

Dorset College

66 Dorset Street Lower,

Dublin 1,

D01 RR99

53.3634284, -6.260487

ABC Building

40 Drumcondra Rd Lower,



Accreditations & Membership

QQI Accreditation
CIPD Accreditation
ACELS Accreditation
CISCO Accreditation
Microsoft IT Academy Accreditation