Discount for DSP Staff on NCI Programmes

National College of Ireland is pleased to offer all Department of Social Protection Staff a 15% discount on any part-time programme for September 2024 entry.

Part-time Programmes available at NCI

NCI offers part-time programmes at our IFSC campus and via online and blended learning. We are pleased to offer DSP staff a reduction in tuition fees for this coming academic year.

Our part-time courses cover areas of business, computing, psychology and education with lots of choice from certificate to postgraduate level.

You can view all programmes on our Courses page but examples include:

NCI has offered courses with DSP since 2016. Now the wider suite of NCI part-time courses is available to DSP staff with this exclusive 15% discount.

We regularly hosts information events both online and on-campus over the summer where will have the opportunity to speak to faculty and learn which course is right for you. Visit our events page to register for our next one. 


If you decide to apply there will be a place on the admissions form where you can notify our admissions team that you are DSP staff to receive the fee discount.

National College of Ireland

Mayor Street, IFSC, Dublin 1

Course Information: 1800 221 721


The discount is only available to current DSP staff, and it must be the staff member undertaking the course.

The 15% DSP discount is only available for September 2024 and January '25 intakes. If the staff member enrolls on a multi-year course the discount will apply for the full tuition fee.

All applicants must meet the academic eligibility criteria for the programme.

The discount cannot be used in conjunction with other scholarships or discounts. It cannot be used for a Springboard+ or HCI course or on the PhD programme.

All NCI courses run subject to sufficient numbers of students.