STUDY IN IRELAND
Ireland is a small, independent country located in northwestern Europe. The country occupies about five-sixths of the island of Ireland. The remaining one-sixth of the island is occupied by Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
The population of Ireland is approximately 6.4 million. The country has a vibrant culture and has had significant influence in many areas- particularly in the field of literature and also in science and education.
Many people consider the Irish to be exceptionally warm-hearted and friendly. The Irish also have a reputation for hospitality, close family ties, and skill as writers and storytellers.
The island of Ireland is divided into two parts: The Republic of Eire and Northern Ireland. Ireland is a highly developed European country and it is also the third biggest island in Europe.
The country is globally well-connected and is in the process of constantly evolving economically, culturally and academically.
The world’s top high-performance companies such as Google, Facebook, Twitter, Apple, Intel, Genzyme, and EA Games are established in Ireland. It’s also a hub for the World’s Largest IT, Pharma and Finance Companies offering excellent employment opportunities for International Students.
Why Study in Ireland?
- Ireland is one of the most preferred study destinations for international students in Europe as it has one of the best education systems in the world.
- Top-rated universities in Ireland offer world class education in a traditional yet a modern set up. Some of the best universities in Ireland house thousands of study programs along with two dozen schools to attract overseas students from every part of the world.
- One of the major benefits of studying in Ireland is the post-study visa. This makes it easier for students to look for job opportunities in the country after they graduate, and once they have a job, they are then eligible to apply for a green card/work permit.
- The Irish education system is one of the best in Europe (ranked among the top 20 for its higher education system by the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook in 2014.) It has close links to industry and is characterized by creativity, flexibility, and pragmatism. Education has been a key factor in making Ireland one of the fastest growing economies in the world over the past decade.
- Many of Ireland’s institutions of higher education are internationally ranked, and with many strong programs (5000+) in a variety of areas (medicine, science, technology, engineering, business, law, languages, literature, history, philosophy, psychology etc.), there is something for almost every student.
- Ireland allows students to work for 20 hours per week during academic session and 40 hours per week during holidays while they study in Ireland.
- A number of scholarship options are available for international students who opt to study in Ireland and are looking for assistance in covering the costs of study.
- Ireland is an English speaking country, which is one of the top reasons to choose Ireland as a study destination.
- Ireland is an international hub for high quality scientific research. Many students from around the world, including India, visit Ireland to pursue research in various fields.
- Bachelor’s Degree : Normally 3 or 4 year course
- Graduate Diploma : Usually 1 year
- Masters Degree: Either by research or through a taught programme-1 or 2 years duration.
- Doctorate (PhD): Usually takes a minimum of 3 years of original research
Top Universities in Ireland
|National University of Ireland, Galway (NUI)|
|University College Cork (UCC)|
|Technological University Dublin|
|Trinity College Dublin|
|University College Dublin|
|Dublin City University (DCU)|
|Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT)|