WHY STUDY IN IRELAND?
Having topped the list of the world’s friendliest countries in a survey by Lonely Planet Travel Guide group, Ireland also offers the highest quality of life. With almost thousands of students from over 161 countries already enjoying the multiculturalism, what drives them more towards the country is its highly efficient and updated education system, offering the best research facilities to the students, with the government investing millions in research and providing world class facilities to the students. The best part about this European nation is that English is widely spoken here. The presence of leading global companies widens the employment horizons. Also, Ireland is amongst those few countries that accept a 15 year education. With 1% of the top research institutions being Irish, it can become a leader in various fields.
Duration of Bachelors- 3 years
Duration of Masters- 2 years
COST OF STUDY
Tuition fee varies depending upon the course, majorly classified in broad categories such as medicine, engineering, science, business and humanities. For international students, the fee may be as high as €50,000 to as low as €10,000 per annum.
Living expenses, depending upon the location and lifestyle of the student may vary from €9000-€15,000 per annum.
Majorly intakes take place during FALL- September/October
A few universities have the option for SPRING- January/February
Since English is the language of instruction, therefore, a proof of proficiency in the language must be submitted. The minimum requirement for TOEFL is 100 and 6.5 bands for IELTS.
Although, the entry requirements depend on the course one chooses, there are certain common documents that one is required to submit-
- Attested copies of the mark sheets of Std X, XII, etc.
- 2 Academic Reference Letters from professors who have taught you most recently.
- If you have work experience then at least one work reference letter from the employer who can comment on your professional skills and abilities.
- Statement of Purpose.
- Curriculum Vitae/ Resume.
- Portfolio in case of students applying for Arts and Design courses.
- Extra Curricular Activities certificates.
Students are permitted to work part-time, that is a maximum of 20 hours per week while attending a full time course and full-time during vacation periods.