Promising Country: Ireland is a part of the EU- European Union and is one of the fastest growing economies in the world. It is also declared one of the friendliest countries by a recent survey by Lonely Planet travel.
Quality Education: Ireland has over 2,00,000 international students who vouch for the standards of education followed by colleges/universities in Ireland.
Temperate Weather Conditions: Ireland is known to have better climate than UK as temperature rarely drops below freezing and it rarely ever snows. It is also a safe and friendly environment for one to live, work and study.
Flexible and Conducive: Ireland is known to be flexible in terms of course options and career choices. It has a 1 year Master's degree. Ireland also provides an MBA degree for freshers. Hence, no prior work experience is required. International Students also have the flexibility to work part-time (approximately 20 hrs/week)
The higher education system in Ireland includes university set-up, the technological set-up, and private colleges. Education has been playing a major role in establishing Ireland into one of the fastest growing economies in the world.
Intakes:The major intakes offered by Universities in Ireland are in September and few of them have an additional intake in February.
What is the cost of living?
Living expenses vary depending upon several factors like location of University, type of accommodation etc. However, as per our estimate, a student will spend between £6,000 and £11,000 per year.
What is GNIB and why should I register with it?
All international Non-Irish students must register with the Garda National Immigration Bureau (GNIB) after arrival and after completion of registration at your third level institution. The GNIB will issue you with a residence permit/GNIB card.
Can I work Part-time?
Yes, all international students are allowed to work 20 hours/week during study period and 40 hours/week during holiday period.