For over four decades, Kimmage DSC has conducted education and training for development practitioners working across a range of occupations from over 65 countries.
Located on the south side of Dublin city, we have a strong reputation in Development Studies in Ireland and abroad and offer an inter-cultural and experience-based learning environment. The ethos of Kimmage DSC is embodied in a teaching approach based on participatory learning and critical thinking which seeks to empower course participants with the skills and knowledge essential for development work today.
Kimmage DSC attracts a wide variety of participants, including established mid-career development professionals seeking to upgrade their in advance of returning to overseas assignment. The Centre offer accredited MA level courses on campus in Dublin, and on-line through our Flexible and Distance Learning MA in Development Studies. Similarly, shorter customised non-accredited tutor supported self-directed online learning though of Kimmage Open and Distance Education (KODE) programme are regularly held, as well as shorter courses and evening classes.