Learning without Limits

Advance Centre is a partnership between UCD, ATU Sligo & TU Dublin. The Centre is financially supported by the HEA under the HCI Pillar 3.


Accredited digital transformation courses

delivered by UCD, ATU Sligo and TU Dublin

About the Advance Centre

The Centre was founded in 2020 by University College Dublin, ATU Sligo, and TU Dublin and offers a range of modules and courses in the digital transformation arena.

Why study with us?
Previous Next

Taught by academic experts

Learn from 3 of Ireland’s leading universities with world renowned academic staff.

Accredited qualifications aligned to NFQ

Our courses and modules range from levels 6 to 9 on the NFQ framework.

A wide range of study areas

Select from 11 key themes across Digital Transformation.

Partnered with Industry Partners

Our corporate network is innovative and expansive across many sectors.

Flexible Study Options

Choose from a range of online, on-campus and blended learning modes designed to suit your needs.

News and Insights
View All

image for Webinar:Digital Transformation in Healthcare 10th June 2024
May 14, 2024

Webinar:Digital Transformation in Healthcare 10th June 2024

The UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy, and Sports Sciences in collaboration with the Advance Centre invites you to webinar series on academia-industry collaborations in innovations in digital health and health data analytics. In this webinar we introduce the audience to key successes, impact on societies and opportunities for the future. Supported by HealthTech Ireland association and UCD microcredentials.

Learn more
image for Still time to register for our January 2024 intake
December 6, 2023

Still time to register for our January 2024 intake

Choose from our wide range of flexible and accredited modular and full programmes in Data Science, Digital Manufacturing, Engineering, Digital Agriculture, Cyber Security, AI for Medicine, Health Data Analytics & Financial Maths.

Learn more
image for Advance Centre Information Session: UCD Prof. Cert in Digital Facility Layout Planning
December 8, 2023

Advance Centre Information Session: UCD Prof. Cert in Digital Facility Layout Planning

The Advance Centre - Professional Education for Digital Transformation would like to invite you to our next in series lunchtime webinar. The digitalisation of manufacturing activities goes hand in hand with improved management practices and corporate performance but a vast majority of the engineering and manufacturing workforce lacks the necessary digital skills. This programme is an opportunity for to upskill staff towards expanding expanding their digital manufacturing capabilities.

Learn more
image for Webinar:Shortage of Skills and Opportunities in Microelectronics Industry, 10th November 2023
October 12, 2023

Webinar:Shortage of Skills and Opportunities in Microelectronics Industry, 10th November 2023

The Advance Centre - Professional Education for Digital Transformation would like to invite you to our next in series lunchtime webinar. Under the current theme of the European Year of Skills 2023 we continue insightful discussions between faculty experts and industry leaders how to leverage skills to support digital transformation and innovation. This time we focus on “Shortage of Skills and Opportunities in Microelectronics industry”.

Learn more
image for Evolving Skills landscape in digital healthcare - EU Year of Skills 2023, Webinar 17th August 2023
July 12, 2023

Evolving Skills landscape in digital healthcare - EU Year of Skills 2023, Webinar 17th August 2023

In response to the government initiative in support of the European Year of Skills 2023, the Advance Centre will be hosting a webinar on 17th August from 1 pm -2 pm on “Evolving Skills landscape in digital healthcare - EU Year of Skills 2023”

Learn more
image for Still time to register for our Sept 2023 intake
July 5, 2023

Still time to register for our Sept 2023 intake

Choose from our wide range of flexible and accredited modular and full programmes in Data Science, Digital Manufacturing, Engineering, Digital Agriculture, Cyber Security, AI for Medicine, Health Data Analytics & Financial Maths.

Learn more
image for HCI Pillar 3 Mid Term Report Exceeds Targets
June 29, 2023

HCI Pillar 3 Mid Term Report Exceeds Targets

The Higher Education Authority (HEA) today released its mid-term evaluation report on the Human Capital Initiative (HCI) Pillar 3 projects at the Convention Centre Dublin. The report, was prepared by Indecon International Economic Consultants.

Learn more
image for Advance Centre Future of Technology Campaign
June 30, 2023

Advance Centre Future of Technology Campaign

Advance Centre has partnered with Media Planet on the Future of Technology campaign launched on June 30th, with its article on "Digital Teaching tools to support enhanced and accessible learning".

Learn more
image for Advance Centre webinar- Digital Policy: Insights & Trends
May 18, 2023

Advance Centre webinar- Digital Policy: Insights & Trends

Join us to gain valuable insights into current trends and research in this field. Our industry and faculty speakers will provide a perspective from their own experience and highlight the skills required to achieve the goal of building digital policy training and capability in Ireland and Europe.

Learn more
image for Webinar: Mitigating Cybersecurity Risks in Smart Manufacturing
April 20, 2023

Webinar: Mitigating Cybersecurity Risks in Smart Manufacturing

The Advance Centre - Professional Education for Digital Transformation would like to invite you to our next in series lunchtime webinar. This time our faculty and industry leaders discuss key and recent advances in research and industry to address security risks in smart manufacturing.

Learn more
image for Advance Centre Industry Forum 24th March 2023
February 20, 2023

Advance Centre Industry Forum 24th March 2023

The Industry Forum Addressing key skills for Digital Transformation in Industry has been designed for senior leaders (HR and L&D Managers, Head of Innovation and Technologies) to help them to get a better understanding of the digital transformation journey, from policies, procedures to talent management.

Learn more
image for Webinar Quantum Computing 27th October
October 10, 2022

Webinar Quantum Computing 27th October

Advance Centre is delighted to invite you to our next webinar in the series to discuss critical aspects of digital transformation in industry - Quantum Computing

Learn more
image for Minister Simon Harris visits the Advance Centre on 26th September in UCD Club
September 26, 2022

Minister Simon Harris visits the Advance Centre on 26th September in UCD Club

The Advance Centre is delighted to have welcomed Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris, to the Advance Centre today at a project working lunch hosted in University College Dublin.

Learn more
image for Digital Transformation Week Campaign
September 21, 2022

Digital Transformation Week Campaign

Louise O Gorman, shares her insights on how a human centric approach would benefit the technology industry & how digital transformation is progressing via a collaborative approach between Government, academia & industry.

Learn more
image for Advance Centre Radio Campaign launched today
July 4, 2022

Advance Centre Radio Campaign launched today

Our new radio campaign focuses on our range of flexible & accredited digital transformation modular & full programmes commencing in September.

Learn more
image for Quantum Engineering & Computing
May 31, 2022

Quantum Engineering & Computing

Advance Centre have added a range of new Quantum Engineering & Computing modular courses and Professional Diploma in Quantum Engineering to its portfolio. Enrol now for September 2022 and January 2023 intakes.

Learn more
image for Advanced Robotics in Manufacturing Webinar June 17th
June 1, 2022

Advanced Robotics in Manufacturing Webinar June 17th

Advance Centre is delighted to invite you to our third webinar in the series to discuss critical aspects of digital transformation and the key challenges and opportunities faced in this ever-evolving area.

Learn more
image for National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference RDS
May 23, 2022

National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference RDS

Advance Centre is delighted to be exhibiting for the second time at the National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference RDS on May 25th and 26th.

Learn more
image for Understanding Challenges, Accessing Talent: UCD & SMEs in Partnership
May 16, 2022

Understanding Challenges, Accessing Talent: UCD & SMEs in Partnership

Advance Centre is delighted to be attending this event on Wednesday May 18th. Barry Twomey, Advance Centre Director will be joining the expert panel discussing topics such as Talent Acquisition, Sustainability and Digitalisation.

Learn more
Contact us
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • YouTube