Welcome to ICHAS

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Thank you for taking the time to visit our website. The Irish College of Humanities and Applied Sciences is regarded as one of the most progressive 3rd level colleges in Ireland. All our programmes are validated and awarded by Quality and Qualification Ireland QQI.

Learning is at the centre of life in our college and as a student, you will be fully supported throughout your educational journey. Two themes that run throughout the college are flexible and affordable education for all. Students who participate in our programmes have a variety of approaches and ways in which to study and complete their course. The college utilises blended learning in many of our modules. Blended learning incorporates online study with face-to-face lectures.

Affordability is also central to our ethos allowing greater access for all. We constantly strive to keep our programme which are of the highest quality and standards. Our “Learn and Earn” policy has been highly commended as an initiative that allows greater access for many people who would not otherwise access 3rd level education.


Our Mission
The ICHAS mission is to facilitate and enable adult learners to achieve qualifications that are accessible, affordable, relevant to the needs of business, industry and professions, and that are nationally and internationally recognised. This is secured by a learner-centred focus, excellence in our programmes, and innovative delivery.

Our Vision
The Irish College of Humanities and Applied Sciences is a national and international centre of excellence in the fields of higher education, further education and continuing professional development.

Our Values
The College commits itself to underpin its activities through the values it espouses, namely, to encourage social awareness and responsibility as well as promoting flexibility, maximising opportunities for social inclusivity and accessibility in Higher Education.

Whether you are returning to education as a mature student or entering third-level education for the first time, ICHAS will support your learning.  All of our courses are designed to allow students to balance their personal life and work commitments with study.  Our academic team will provide you with the resources and support necessary to achieve your goals in the course you have chosen. Through quality education with ICHAS, you will excel in ways you never dreamed possible.

Prof. Denis Ryan

President of the Irish College of Humanities & Applied Sciences

Our Courses