Ireland, a neighboring country of the United Kingdom, is one of the wealthiest countries in the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) and over the last few years, it has emerged as a preferred destination for Indian students.
In total, there were 32,000 international students studying in Ireland in 2012, 2,000 of which were from India. 80% were enrolled in a Masters's degree or Ph.D., with the most popular courses being computing, finance and data analytics.
Irish Universities are ranked among some of the best universities in the world; take a look at the top 5 Irish Universities.
Best Irish Universities
Trinity is one of the oldest universities in the world, founded in 1592. Trinity offers a unique opportunity for students to blend academic excellence with cultural and social activities, equipping graduates with the skills and knowledge required to succeed. Ranked number one in Ireland, Trinity is also ranked 88th in the QS World University Ranking and is among the top 100 universities in the world to study Philosophy, Education, Law, and Sociology.
More commonly known as UCD, University College Dublin is ranked among the top 1% universities in the world. Currently ranked 168th in the QS World University Ranking, UCD is also number one in Ireland for 40 subjects. University College Dublin's 'UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School' is one of the best business schools in the world and it offers an MBA which is ranked 70th globally and 25th in the European Business School rankings.
The National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway) is located near the city of Galway on the western coast of the Republic of Ireland and was founded in 1845. 17,000 students are currently enrolled, 2,000 of which are international, and NUI Galway is ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide for the quality of teaching and research.
Founded in 1845, University College Cork (UCC) is part of the three Queen's Colleges. The University has been named Irish University of the year five times. UCC offers over 120 degrees in Humanities, Business, Law, Architecture, Science, Food and Nutritional Sciences, Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing and Clinical Therapies with over 20,000 students.
Dublin City University (DCU) is a young university, situated on an 85-acre campus three miles north of the River Liffey in the city center and just a 15-minute drive from Dublin airport. DCU's business school and Engineering and Computing department is one of the best in Ireland and offers programs in every field.
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