Is getting an education in Ireland good choice? We think absolutely! A friendly, welcoming country full of interesting history, ancient monuments, beautiful surroundings and fun cities to mingle in—Ireland is all about the ‘craic’ (as they say!)
Easily accessible to the UK and Europe for holiday breaks, there’s plenty to see around Ireland itself; you can kiss the Blarney stone in Cork, dance to trad music in Galway, explore Dublin or drive through the hills of Wicklow; Ireland has so much to offer!
Education systems in Ireland are world-class and many institutions there hold quite a lot of global prestige. Ireland welcomes and values its diversity and is committed to increasing their international student and staff numbers in the coming years.
Let us help you find a right University/Program/Career Abroad
Education in Ireland is among the best there is. Research-based and competitive, there’s no doubt that obtaining a degree from Ireland will offer you a competitive edge in the global market.
The culture is also world-class and welcoming. The people are known for being friendly and there are plenty of things to see and do, all with a rich and interesting history.
Ireland is also growing and there are plenty of Employment opportunities for students to find work during studies, after graduation and eventually settle.
IT, Pharma and Finance particularly are currently booming in Ireland, and there lots of exciting opportunities to get involved.
While studying, international students are allowed to work part-time (20 hours) during school, and full-time (40 hours) during vacations.
After graduation, students are allowed to remain in Ireland and seek employment for 2 years. From there, you may be eligible to apply for a Green Card or Work Permit Scheme to stay longer and eventually settle
The academic year for universities in Ireland is September-June, with optional intakes at January and May for particular courses.
Requirements vary based on institutions and selected courses. Students must meet the minimum English language requirement, ILETS score of 6.5 (but may be higher for particular courses), and a minimum academic record of 65% in humanities or 70-80% for STEM courses.
There are lots of institutions to choose from throughout Ireland. Let us help you discover yours by getting in touch and we will show you some options based on your preferences of cost, location, course of study and the lifestyle you want to live while there!
Some top institutions to check out:
- Trinity College, Dublin.
- Technological University, Dublin.
- Maynooth University, Maynooth.
- IBAT College Dublin, Dublin.
- University of Limerick, Limerick.
- LIT, Limerick.
- Dublin City University, Dublin.
- IT Sligo, Sligo.
- University College Cork, Cork.
- National University of Ireland, Galway.
- University College Dublin, Dublin.
Tuition and cost of living will vary in Ireland depending on what institution you choose and course.
Typical price range for Irish institutions:
Undergrad: €9,850 to €25,500/year
Post-Grad/Master’s: €9,500 to €34,500/year
Doctoral: €9,500 to €34,500/year
Cost of living and accommodation can vary depending on the city, but average cost of on-campus housing is usually between €100-€200/week.
Rights to work & financial aid
International students are allowed to work part-time while studying in Ireland, and gain full-time hours during vacations. For more assistance there are also many scholarships available, so please get in touch if you have any questions.
After graduating, there are options to stay and work including a 1-2 year stay back (see Post-Study Work Visa for more detailed information).
We’re here to help!
We have been assisting and representing students wanting to study internationally since 2006. Our experienced team stays up-to-date with current visa/immigration laws and can offer advice, and ensure a smooth visa process so we can get you to your destination without any of the hassle.
What We Need From You:
- Transcripts & degrees certificates
- English proficiency score card
- Copy of valid passport
- Statement of purpose/personal statement
- CV and any work experience
If you need advice or would like assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact one of our representatives: firstname.lastname@example.org or +91 994 6791000
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