Ireland, one of the fastest growing economies in the world and it is adjoining to United Kingdom. You will wonder to know, the 40 percent population of Ireland is below the 25 year of age. Ireland's beautiful landscape provides a rich environment for many outdoor leisure activities. It is also renowned for rich cultural heritage with its own distinctive language music, culture and sports. Ireland is recognized as an international location for high quality scientific research. Every year almost 200,000 students come to study in Ireland from all over the world. Ireland is an English-speaking country; with close cultural, economic and educational links with the English-speaking world .Ireland is the European hub to over 1,000 leading multinational companies (Google, HP, Apple, IBM, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, Pfizer, GSK and Genzyme).
Study in Ireland will be a passport to a successful career. Historically, Ireland was always one of Europe’s poorer countries, however, in the last 20 years; it has grown into one of Europe’s wealthiest nations. And the quality of the Irish education system is a major contributing factor to the rapid rate of economic growth. The Irish Education System is divided into three basic levels: Primary (for 8 years); Secondary (for 5 or 6 years) and Third level which offers a wide range of opportunities from post-Secondary courses, to vocational and technical training, to full degree and the highest post-graduate level. Apart from this, Ireland education system accepts student's for post graduation with 15 yrs of education, unlike some countries. NFQA maintain quality Standard of Ireland education system. Ireland is famous as an international hub for high quality scientific research. Many students from around the world, including India, choose Ireland to pursue research in various fields.
Ireland's worldwide reputation for high quality education is built on the solid foundation which gives commitment to success in various fields. Many of Ireland’s institutions of higher education are internationally ranked, and with many strong programs (5000+) in a variety of areas such as technology, engineering, science, medicine, health, business, law, humanities, literature, history, languages, philosophy, psychology and many more. Student can choose any sort of degree, diploma and certificate courses. Traditionally the tertiary educational system has comprised the university sector, the technical colleges and the colleges of education - funded by the state and self-governing.
|Higher Education||English Language Study||Vocational Study|
College students have a wide choice when it comes to accommodation. Irish people are known for warm welcome and their friendliness, they make international student comfortable very soon, and student can choose any suitable accommodation in any location that can fulfill their requirement.
Before deciding to study in Ireland, you should ensure that you have sufficient funds to cover your costs of living. International student can rely on their part-time income to meet all expenses which is generated by part time work during their studies in Ireland.
|Accommodation (You will choose one of them)|
|• Off Campus (Rental)||€400 to €1000 per month|
|• On campus(hall of residence :full catered)||€545 to €1000 per month|
|• Home-stay||€600 to €1200 per month|
|Other living expenses|
|• Groceries and eating out||€250 per month|
|• Gas, electricity||€33 per month|
|• Phone||€20 per month|
|• Public Transport||€119 per month|
|• Entertainment||€40 to €150 per month|
|Estimated Annual Cost Of living - € 7000 to € 15000|
International student requires a valid student visa to study in preferred college or university. Irish education system offers one major intake which is in September however, few university and college do provide minor intake in February as well. Apart from this, you have to check, university or colleges, courses, eligibility criteria, entry dates, application deadlines and language requirement. There are certain things you need to remember for visa application that is offer letter from institution, proof of funds, letter of recommendation, statement of purpose, PCC(a police certificate of good character), education bond, medical certificate, Health Insurance & Many More. In order to get student visa you need to fulfill some requirement i.e. Complete the application form & pay the fee, check all documentation, passport size photos, valid passport, offer letter of university or college. To streamline the admission process student must complete and submit their application 3-4 months prior.
Before you set off from home to Ireland there are a few items that you need to ensure you have so that your journey is as seamless as possible.