Griffith College Dublin Postgraduate Tuition Fees

Tuition Fees

Tuition fees for Master's Degree programmes at Griffith College Dublin are €14,000.*

Tuition fees for Postgraduate Diploma programmes at Griffith College Dublin are €12,000.**


  • Tuition fees for the MSc in Pharmaceutical Business & Technology and MSc in Digital Transformation are €15,000.***
  • Students following a study pathway of the Higher Diploma in Computing followed by 
    • ​MSc in Big Data Management and Analytics
    • MSc in Computing Science
    • MSc in Network and Information Security

    will be granted a scholarship of €7,000 (50%) towards the Master's Degree programme

R.I.A.P. fees and the QQI fee outlined below will be due at the time of registration on both the Higher Diploma in Computing and the chosen Master's Degree programme

Scholarships and Bursaries

There are two categories of scholarships and bursaries available to Griffith College applicants - a Griffith College (GC) Bursary and an Academic Merit Scholarship (AMS)

The GC Bursary is awarded to each applicant who is successful in being offered a place on a Griffith college programme at any campus

The Academic Merit Scholarship (AMS) is an additional scholarship which is offered to students who demonstrate a strong academic performance at the time of application.

Griffith College Bursary

The GC Bursary is awarded to each successful applicant and is awarded as follows:

€2000 for successful applicants to a Master's Degree programme.

€1000 for successful applicants to a Postgraduate Degree programme.


  • €1000 for successful applicants to the MSc in Pharmaceutical Business & Technology and MSc in Digital Transformation.

Academic Merit Scholarship (AMS)

In addition to GCD Bursary, students demonstrating strong academic performance may be eligible for an additional Academic Merit Scholarship (AMS). The AMS has 3 levels which are outlined in the table below. The requisite achievement for each level of AMS award will be country specific.

AMS Level Scholarship Illustrative Grade Value
AMS Level 1 €500 60%+ average in highest level of education to date
AMS Level 2 €1000  70%+ average in highest level of education to date and an English proficiency level of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent
AMS Level 3 €1500 80%+ average in highest level of education to date and an English proficiency level of IELTS 6.5 or equivalent
Exception: applicants for Postgraduate programmes in Journalism must have a minimum IELTS score of 7.0

Please note: Scholarships will not apply to modules/years of study that are being repeated.

Additional Fees

These are known as R.I.A.P. Fees.

Registration Fee €250 Compulsory fee each academic year.
International Student Support  Fee €200 Compulsory fee each academic year.
Protection of Enrolled Learner Fee €285*
Compulsory fee each academic year, calculated as 2% of total tuition fee, plus registration fee before scholarships.

Protection of Enrolled Learner Fee: This charge is incurred to finance arrangements required under Part 6 of the Qualifications and Quality Assurance (Education and Training) Act, 2012 to ensure protection of enrolled learners.


Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI), under the auspices of the Irish Department of Education and Skills, approves Griffith College programmes and awards its degrees. QQI Awards incur a QQI Award Fee. This QQI Award Fee is applicable to all postgraduate programmes. This fee will be in addition to fees mentioned above. 

QQI Award Fee Level 9: €200


English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

English for Academic Purposes (EAP) is offered to students before the commencement of their academic programme. Classes are delivered in 5-week blocks and students normally take a minimum of 15 weeks/3 x 5-week blocks.

The tuition fee for each 15-week block of EAP is €2,000 and additional blocks are priced according to the table below.

A special rate of €500 will apply for the Summer Semester (June – August).

An additional fee of €250 is payable for an external mandatory end of programme exam e.g. IELTS

English language tuition fees must be paid together with the academic tuition fees.

No. of Weeks EURO (€)
15 weeks 2000.00
20 weeks 2800.00
25 weeks 3500.00
30 weeks 4000.00
35 weeks 4800.00
40 weeks 5500.00
45 weeks 6000.00

So, what is my fee?

EXAMPLE: If a student is applying for the MSc in Big Data Management and Analytics programme at Griffith College with a final degree average of 75%^ and an English level equal to IELTS 6.5 or equivalent, their total tuition fees would be as follows:

Tuition Fees:       €14,000
GCD Bursary:    -€  2,000
AMS Level 2:     -€  1,000
R.I.A.P. Fee:        €     835
QQI Award Fee: €      200
Total Fee:           €12,035

^For illustrative purposes only

If you have any further queries or are looking for additional information, please contact the International Office at [email protected].

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