About Us

The ADVANCE Centre brings together academic experts and industry leaders from across the high tech sector with the common goal of delivering a portfolio of modules and courses addressing Irish industry’s future skills needs in the digital arena. A key goal of the Centre is to support upskilling professional learners seeking flexible study options alongside full-time students. The Centre was founded in 2020 by University College Dublin, IT Sligo and TU Dublin. ADVANCE Centre modules and degree programmes are taught by:

  • UCD School of Biosystems and Food Engineering
  • UCD School of Computer Science
  • UCD School of Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  • UCD School of English, Drama and Film
  • UCD School of Mathematics and Statistics
  • UCD School of Mechanical & Materials Engineering
  • UCD School of Medicine
  • UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science
  • Faculty of Engineering and Design, IT Sligo
  • TU Dublin School of TU Dublin Electrical and Electronic Engineering
The founding industry Centre partners are:
  • Analog Devices
  • Cypress Semiconductor
  • Dairymaster
  • Equal 1
  • EY
  • Fincad
  • IBM
  • Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR)
  • Intel
  • KPMG
  • Maxim Integrated
  • Microsoft
  • Medtronic
  • Stripe
  • Stryker
  • Xilinx
The Centre is funded by the Higher Education Authority.
For further information contact us: info@advance centre.ie
Download the ADVANCE Centre brochure here.

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