Studying in Ireland
Ireland is located on the west coast of Europe and is a member of the European Union. Ireland is a popular destination for international students and offers a high level of education that is recognised throughout the world, combining a fantastic higher education experience with historical cities, beautiful scenery and a unique heritage.
Facts about studying in Ireland
- Irish universities operate the free fees scheme for EU students, enabling those who meet the criteria to avoid tuition fees if studying a publically funded course
- Extensive range of courses recognised globally for their excellence
- Join the 35,000 international students currently in Ireland, from over 161 countries
- The only English speaking country in the Eurozone
- Leading entrepreneurial rates among adult population
- Irish universities are in the top 1% of research institutions in the world in research impact
- Home to companies such as Google, Medtronics and Microsoft
- Ireland has recently been voted by Lonely Planet as the world’s friendliest city twice
Visa requirements for studying in Ireland
Indian students must apply for a visa to enter Ireland before they travel. Students will be required to have accepted an offer of a recognised programme of study in Ireland and to have a receipt of payment letter from a college in Ireland before you can begin the process of applying for your visa overseas to study in Ireland. Students from with the EU do not need a visa to study in Ireland.
English requirements for studying in Ireland
Any student wishing to study in Ireland must meet the minimum English language requirements. SI-UK recommends all students undergo IELTS preparation before joining an Irish university. Each college and university has specific requirements for admission, so please check before applying to your desired course.
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Tuition fees to study in Ireland
Indian undergraduate students
- Arts and humanities: €10,000 - €16,500
- Business: €10,000 - €16,000
- Engineering: €10,000 - €21,600
- Medicine: €31,000 - €50,000
- Sciences: €10,000 - €21,600
Indian postgraduate students
- Arts and humanities: €10,500 - €20,000
- Business: €10,500 - €30,000
- Engineering: €10,500 - €19,500
- Medicine: €12,000 - €52,000
- Sciences: €10,500 - €18,000
Universities in Ireland
- Dublin City University
- Maynooth University
- National University of Ireland, Galway
- Trinity College Dublin
- University College Cork
- University College Dublin
- University of Limerick
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