Why study in Ireland?
High quality of education, friendly and welcoming environment, ample work opportunities, immersive culture and pristine scenery, Ireland is a great destination for Indian students aspiring for higher education abroad. What’s more? It is the technology hub having the European headquarters of several leading MNCs.
Cost of studying in Ireland
Ireland offers quick course completion at affordable tuition fee than many other countries. But it’s not just the tuition fee alone you should be calculating in your budget, there’re a lot more expenses involved when you plan to study abroad. Look at our guide of estimates to help ease your financial budgeting whilst your stay as a student in Ireland. Yes, we’ve covered expenses like accommodation, food, health coverage and travel too!
Education system in Ireland
Over one in ten full-time students in Ireland is an international student, which explains the excellence offered by Irish institutions. With classrooms using English as the medium of instruction and offering an extensive selection of courses, it is the country with an education system that is class apart. Know more about it!
If you’re from outside of Ireland and the EU/CTA-related bloc, then you will need to pay your own fees. The HEA won’t help you. Fees for international students from outside of the EU, the EEA, Switzerland and the UK are not set nor regulated by the Irish government.
Fees vary greatly, from between €9900 ($11,670) up to €34,000 ($41,000) depending on the course, the level of study and the length of the program. Undergraduate fees are payable annually or in per-semester instalments. Postgraduate fees are generally charged as a one-off cost as postgraduate programs are normally one year.
Ireland is an island that lies off the coast of England. While Northern Ireland belongs to Great Britain, the remaining five-sixth of the island is an independent sovereign state with beautifully landscaped country is completely surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean. Ireland has topped a list of the World's Friendliest Countries in a survey drawn up by the Lonely Planet travel guide group. Irish education system is based on skill development and flexibility. Though a modernized country, Ireland retains its old charm, tradition and hospitality. The growing importance given to education in Ireland, it is soon becoming an international hub for quality education.
• Language- English, Irish
• Ireland is the third largest island in Europe and the 28th in the world.
• Capital of Ireland: Dublin
• Main cities- Dublin, Belfast, cork, Derry, Limerick, Galway, Craigavon
• Population index: 63,78,000
• Literacy rate: 99%
• Ireland Currency Euro (€)
WHY STUDY IN IRELAND?
• A small, safe and friendly country
• Cost of education is cheaper as compared to Australia/US/UK
• No prior work experience required for MBA
• Education system is globally respected
• Hub of 1000 multinational companies
• Ireland is recognised as the hub for quality scientific research
• Ireland is one of the most exciting places in the world to be a student
• Ireland Has A Young Vibrant Population
• A Country With Lowest Unemployment Rate In Europe
• An English-speaking country with a unique cultural heritage
• Stay Back Options With Eligibility For Green Card/Work Permit On Gaining Employment
• Nine universities - Offering degrees at Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctorate level programmes
Institutes of Technology
• 14 Institutes of Technology offering programs at degree, national diploma and national certificate levels in a wide variety of subjects.
Colleges of Education
• Five Colleges of Education for primary school teachers. They offer three year full time courses leading to a B.Ed. degree which is the recognized qualification for primary school teaching.
Independent Third Level Colleges
• Colleges offering programmes leading to certificates, diplomas and degrees, recognised by Irelands national certification authority or an accrediting university.
COST OF EDUCATION
• Engineering €9,100 - €20,300
• Science & Technology €9,100 - €16,500
• Arts & Humanities €9,100 - €15,500
• Business €9,000 - €15,500
• Engineering €9,150 - €18,000
• Science & Technology €9,150 - €18,000
• Arts & Humanities €8,900 - €20,000
• Business €9,150 - €18,800
COST OF LIVING
• Around €5000 to €7000 per annum.
WORK RIGHTS AND STAY BACK
• 20 Hours per week (40 Hours during vacation).
• 12 months stay back
• IELTS or TOEFL scores as a proof of English Proficiency.
• Diploma programs: IELTS Overall band score of 5.5 & TOEFL: 75
• Bachelor’s Degree: Overall band score of 6.0 & TOEFL: 80
• Masters Programs: Overall band score of 6.0 & TOEFL: 80