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Study In Ireland

Top Universities, Courses, Tuition Fees, Scholarships And Visa requirements.

An overview for all Bangladeshi students who are interested to study in Ireland

Irish history, culture, and cuisine make Ireland a unique island nation in Europe. Irish cliffs and valleys, rolling hills, and a moderate cost of living make it a popular tourist and international students’ study destination. Further, Ireland is one of the more popular studies abroad destinations for many students as it is both an Anglophone country and an EU students member.

Why Study in IRELAND?

The reputation that universities in Ireland have long had for high-quality education is founded on the commitment to excellence of its education system. An extensive range of over 5000 programs is offered by 34 higher education institutions in Ireland. In addition to world-renowned business schools, centers of scientific and technological excellence, and renowned humanities and arts faculties, international students in Ireland have a wide variety of options for meeting their educational needs. That is why many students choose Ireland to study. Also, the Ireland universities do not expect to pay the international students extra fees.

Entry requirements for international students

The academic excellence of Irish universities are well known, and there are many eminent scientists in Ireland. Ireland has become one of the top destinations for international students in the past decade, due to its growing popularity for international study.

Undergraduate Bachelor Degree

There are different methods for applying to Irish higher education institutions based on whether you are a European Union student or a non-EU student. Once you register for your first year, your status is determined by your application.

Postgraduate Master’s Degree

Postgraduate students can apply to study in Ireland no matter where they are from. The international office in your preferred higher education institute accepts applications from EU and non-EU postgraduate students alike.

Doctoral Degree

To be accepted into a Ph.D. program in Ireland, it is usually necessary to have a Masters’s degree in the relevant field of research or to demonstrate relevant research skills. Ireland recognizes many foreign degrees as equivalent and can be applied towards a Ph.D. Alternatively, you can check the websites of each university or use Quality and Qualifications Ireland for further information. Prospective Ph.D. students who have different qualifications or experience are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Best courses to study in IRELAND

You can build a career and study one of these popular courses in Ireland:

  • Medicine in Ireland
  • Computer Science and IT course in Ireland
  • Engineering in Ireland
  • Data science in Ireland
  • Business analytics in Ireland
  • Management in Ireland
  • Law in Ireland
  • Journalism and mass communication in Ireland

What is the Cost to study in IRELAND?

Educational excellence, affordable education, and lucrative career opportunities make Ireland one of the world’s best countries. However, it is better to know about the costs before applying. The costs might vary from different courses and different programs. For example undergraduate courses can start from 10,000 Euro to 26,000 Euro, postgraduate courses can start from 10,000 Euro to 37,000 Euro Also, there are specific student cities in Ireland where the living cost is reasonable.

Overview of courses, admission requirements, and cost to study in IRELAND

Overview of courses Admission requirements Cost to Study/year (Euro)
Bachelor’s A score between 60 and 80% in Standard XII 10,000-26,0000
A score between 6.0 and 6.5 in IELTS 
A score of 79-90 on the TOEFL
PTE score 62 or 63
Master’s Bachelor’s degree with less than five backlogs and a 60% score10,000-26,000
Supporting documents like- LOR & SOP
Resume 
IELTS score minimum- 6.0
TOEFL score minimum- 88
PTE score minimum- 61
PhDBachelors degree at 2:1 or above5,000-9,000
a Masters degree
Thesis proposal 
Resume 
Proficiency in English 

Available scholarship to study in IRELAND

There are two sub-programs under the Government of Ireland Scholarship Program. One for postgraduates, and one for postdoctoral researchers. Applicants to these programs must be full-time researchers in a suitable field pursuing full-time research, or planning to pursue full-time research in a suitable field. Some of the available scholarships to study in Ireland are:

  • Go Overseas and Education in Ireland
  • Limerick Institute of Technology Scholarships
  • Student Universal Support Ireland (SUSI)
  • Kemmy Business School India Scholarship
  • Monex Scholarship Program
  • UICC Technical Fellowships (UICC-TF)
  • SFI Centre for Research Training in Artificial Intelligence.
  • Munster Technological University Scholarships.
  • Dundalk Institute of Technology Scholarships.
  • Fulbright Scholarship

Best University list to Study in IRELAND

The best university list to study in Ireland are:

  • Maynooth University
  • University of Limerick
  • University College Dublin
  • University College Cork
  • National University of Ireland, Galway
  • Dublin City University
  • Trinity College Dublin
  • National University of Ireland, Galway
  • Technological University of Dublin
  • University of Ireland Galway

How to Apply as an International Student?

The cost of education and living in Ireland is significantly lower. But you need to follow the proper steps to apply as an international student in Ireland. You need to check the requirements of your desired courses and university, then select a program. If you are eligible then you can apply for admission with a CV and other required documents like previous education transcripts. If you get admitted into a university in Ireland, then you can apply for a student visa.

The application process for Admission

For all applications, Ireland requires the following:

  • Official transcripts of the study completed so far in both original language and English translation.
  • You must also provide both your original language as well as your English translation of the graduation certificate from your recent studies.
  • English language certificate
  • CV/Resume
  • Passport
  • A personal statement
  • If applying for the Marketing MSc, submit a marketing assignment

Visa Requirements for studying in IRELAND

Visa to study is the most important requirement for studying in Ireland. But to get the student visa you will need-

  • A valid passport
  • Acceptance letter from an Irish university
  • Passport-sized color photo
  • An English proficiency test score such as IELTS
  • Proof of payment of fees
  • A proof of funds to cover your course-related living expenses
  • Evidence to explain any educational gaps you may have (if any)
  • Details of your health insurance
  • biometric information
  • A promise that you will leave Ireland when your visa expires
  • As attested documents, you must present your application summary sheet and proof of your return home for the ‘C’ visa.
  • Proof that you have the academic ability to pursue the course you wish to pursue

Conclusion

So, that was all about studying in Ireland. For more information, contact Optimus Education & Visa Services.

FAQ

Indian students find Ireland to be an ideal destination thanks to the top-notch institutions, a wide range of courses, and plenty of opportunities to work. So, Ireland gives a very suitable environment for Indian students to study and work at the same time.

Trinity College Dublin is the overall best university in Ireland.

Irish education offers excellent career opportunities, excellent teaching standards, and an enjoyable lifestyle that makes it a very good place to do higher studies.

With regard to pay and working conditions, EU citizens have the same rights as Irish citizens in terms of living and working in Ireland without a work permit.

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