Ireland Universities

WHY STUDY IN IRELAND

  • WARMEST OF WELCOME
    Ireland offers the warmest of welcomes to students from all over the world. With one of the best education systems in the world, offering over 5,000 programmes, all internationally recognized and quality assured.
    The only English speaking country in the Eurozone, Ireland is globally connected and home to many of the worlds’ top companies. You will be able to work part-time if you want to, and avail of a 12-month stay back option – providing you career-enhancing opportunities and differentiation for the future.
    Ireland produces unique graduates, creative, innovative and ready for tomorrows world.
    Being educated in a Western culture, in Ireland, in a friendly and safe environment is a life-changing experience … it’s an investment for life.
    Head of Ireland: Giles O’Neill
  • CHANGE MORE LIVE THAN JUST YOUR OWN
    Irish universities are global research leaders. In nineteen different fields, Irish universities are in the top 1% of research institutions in the world in terms of research impact. For example, Ireland is rated 14th overall for Science, and holds these impressive rankings:

    • 2nd for Chemistry
    • 3rd for Animal & Diary
    • 3rd for Agricultural Sciences 4th for Mathematics
    • 2nd for Immunology
    • 2nd for Nanotechnology
  • IRELAND IS HOME TO THE WORLD
    Some of the world’s leading multinational companies – such as
    Google, Facebook, Twitter, Apple, Intel, Genzyme and EA Games - have international, European, or EMEA headquarters in Ireland. In fact, it has become the European hub for more than 1,000 leading multinational companies. Courses can often include a work placement and intern opportunities so studying here can also kickstart a successful career! In fact:

    • Nine of the top ten global ICT companies
    • Eight of the top ten gaming companies
    • Eight of the top ten global pharmaceutical companies
    • Six of the top seven diagnostics companies
    • 15 of the top 20 medical device companies
    • 50% of the world’s leading financial services firms; and
    • Five of the top 10 companies on Forbes’ list of The
      World’s Most Innovative Companies …have Irish operations.

HOW MUCH WILL IT COST FOR ME TO STUDY IN IRELAND?

Tuition costs vary depending on the course, the institution and whether you are classified as a European student or non-European student. They also can vary, so check the fees with your chosen institution before you begin an application process.

SUBJECTSUNDERGRADUATESPOSTGRADUATES
Medicine & Health Sciences €45,000 - €52,000 €4,000 - €31,000+
Engineering €9,750 - €23,000 €9,250 - €24,000
Science and Technology €9,750 - €22,000 €9,250 - €45,000
Arts and Humanities €9,750 - €20,000 €9,250 – €22,000
Business €9,750 – €18,000€9,250 – €34,500

CAN I WORK WHILE I’M STUDYING IN IRELAND?

Yes, International students holding a valid Immigration Permission Stamp 2 can work up to 40 hours per week only during the months of June, July, August and September, and from 15th December to 15th January inclusive. At all other times students holding Immigration Permission Stamp 2 are limited to working up to 20 hours per week. The permission to work will end when your Stamp 2 expires.
If you are a degree programme student, you are eligible for casual work once you are:
Registered with the Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB).
Enrolled on a recognized programme leading to a qualification recognized by the Minister for Education & Skills.
Attending a full-time programme of education at or above NFQ Level 7.
Undertaking a minimum of 15 hours daytime study per week.
Receiving tuition between the hours of 8 am and 6 pm per week for a minimum of 25 weeks per annum.
On a programme of at least one year’s duration.

CAN I WORK WHEN I COMPLETE MY STUDIES IN IRELAND?

Yes. Under the Irish Third Level Graduate Scheme, non-European third level graduates can remain in Ireland for 12 months upon completion of studies to look for full-time employment.

UNIVERSITY LISTS

  • Dublin City University
  • Dundalk Institute of Technology
  • Institute of Technology Sligo

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