Study in Ireland
About the country
Ireland is a thoroughly modern nation. More than 35 percent of the population is under the age of 25. Almost 60 percent Irish people live in urban areas, with 1.2 million living in or around the capital city Dublin, which is located on the east coast of the island, Dublin is a young, varieties of cultural attractions, musical entertainment venues, museums, art galleries, theatres, clubs and restaurants can be enjoyed in Dublin and in Ireland’s major cities; Cork, Waterford, Galway, Limerick and Belfast.
Ireland is beautiful – the countryside is full of nature providing an excellent natural habitat for a flourishing flora and fauna. Ireland’s landscape provides a rich environment for the many outdoor leisure pursuits. The UK and the other parts are also easily accessible by both air and sea. The consistent increase in foreign students coming to study in Ireland reflects that there is the perfect opportunity to enjoy a novel mix of high education standards combined with an exciting cultural experience.
Why Study in Ireland?
Irish universities offer a wide selection of study abroad programmes involving credit transfer arrangements with overseas universities and colleges. There are many benefits available to international students that can make life in Ireland more affordable. Students holding an International Student Identity Card can generally avail the discount on public transport. Moreover, the job opportunities in Ireland are same for international students as for Irish students. The Irish education is attractive to the commercial world and the colleges maintain a close link with industry enabling great relevance to all students.
Irish Education system
Undergraduates Degree: The normal undergraduate degree is, generally three years but some degrees require one more year of study.
Postgraduate Degree: The normal Graduate Diploma is, generally one year but master’s degree. Doctorate (Ph.D.) takes a minimum of three years of original research. Ireland is investing heavily in the development of research capacity in the ICT and Biotechnology areas.
Part Time Work
All the International students are authorized to work for up to 24 hours per week during term time and full time during vacations.