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Study in Ireland

Of all the countries to Study abroad, Ireland has an unmatched charm. The country is quickly picking up pace among international students for its scenic beauty and the great education it provides. Ireland is the world's top 20th best education provider, ranked alongside Canada, the UK, the USA, and Germany. More than 44,000 international students from more than 160 different countries are a part of the diverse student population in Ireland. Ireland's economy is constantly expanding, and its 90% employment rate encourages prospective overseas students. Its vibrant culture and welcoming populace distinguish it from the rest of the globe. Ireland's candy-colored cottages, craggy mountains, and distinctive national parks also provide for fantastic exploration for wanderers. Students will surely enjoy their academic experience here, but they will also benefit much in terms of their personal development from this peaceful, lovely lifestyle.

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Why Study in Ireland

Ireland's education system is well-ranked worldwide, with globally connected schools and universities. Additionally, graduates of Irish educational institutions have access to opportunities in a wide range of careers worldwide. Here is what draws students to Ireland.

Ranking

Ranking

Ireland univerisites are ranked in the top 1% of research universities worldwide.

Quality of Life

Quality of Life

When compared to other nations with higher education systems, like the UK, Ireland provides much lower costs for both education and living expenses. You can apply for a PR after five years of residing in Ireland with a standard work visa. Students who successfully obtain the necessary skills for work can also apply for a PR after two years.

Student Satisfaction

Student Satisfaction

Ireland is renowned worldwide as a center for top-notch scientific research. Numerous higher education institutions in Ireland have strong programs in various fields and are well regarded globally. Leading multinational corporations have their headquarters in the nation for this reason.

Employability

Employability

With an Ireland student visa, you can work up to 20 hours per week during the academic year and 40 hours per week during the semester break. Postgraduate level international students can stay behind for an additional 24 months to look for work.

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Tests Required to Study in Ireland

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IELTS

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International candidates must take the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) to test their English ability, which is mandatory if you are to Study or work in a country where English is the major language of communication. IELTS assesses your English ability in four sections: reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

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The minimum score required for most universities in Ireland is 6.0 for undergraduate courses and 6.5 for postgraduate courses.

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IELTS scores must be taken seriously as sometimes, they can be your application's make or break point. To ensure a good score, gain a good amount of knowledge about all four fields.

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TOEFL

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The TOEFL exam gauges how effectively international students speak, write and listen in English as it is used in college and university settings.

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Students can take either a paper-based offline test (PBT) or a computer-based online exam (CBT). This flexibility is what attracts the students most.

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The minimum requirements for TOEFL as issued by most universities is 570 (PBT) or 90 (CBT)

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PTE

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Due to its straightforward registration procedure and exam structure, PTE is growing in popularity.

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PTE has enabled flexible scheduling of tests and rapid results, which students like.

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The minimum requirements for PTE as accepted by is 63 - 65.

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GRE and GMAT

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Not all universities in Ireland demand GRE and GMAT.

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Only two colleges, Trinity College Dublin and University College Dublin (UCD) need GMAT or GRE scores for their MBA programs.

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Popular Programs to Study in Ireland

Irish universities place a lot of value on the quality of the education students get. There are several courses that are in high demand in Ireland right now, with business analytics being the most popular. Below are some more well-liked courses.

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MS in Finance

Duration: 1-2 year

Masters in artificial intelligence

Duration: 1 year

MS in Computer Science

Duration: 1-2 year

MS in Data Science

Duration: 1 – 1.5 years

MBA

Duration: 1-2 year

Masters in Digital Marketing

Duration: 1 year

Master in Public Health

Duration: 1-2 years

Masters (MS) in Mechanical Engineering

Duration: 1-2 years

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Everything about Study in Ireland

Intake

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Majority of the countries that accept international students do it in three intervals distributed throughout the year. Ireland also accepts students thrice a year, namely, Semester 1 (September - January), Semester 2 (January - May), and Semester 3 ( May- August)

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Moving overseas is a major choice that should be well-thought out in advance to prevent yourself from being overburdened. You should opt for the semester that is most relevant to your choice of course as well as your convenience. Maximum Indian students do go for the september intake, however, Semester 2 can also be a good choice.

Cost of Study

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Ireland is already stunning, but it just becomes better because it's quite inexpensive. Ireland attracts all the attention from overseas students since its tuition costs and living costs are significantly cheaper than those of other European nations. Of course, there are certain schools and programmes with expensive tuition, but with the correct research and the appropriate counsellors, you can find the an institution that best suits your needs and financial situation

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Tuition for undergraduate programmes generally ranges from €9,850 to €2,250 and for post graduate programs it ranges from €9,950- €35,000. Most universities offer on-campus accommodation. However, if it turns out to be too expensive for you, you can always find a private accommodation and share it with roommates to keep it cost effective. Students are also allowed to work for 20 hours a week on your Study permit, this income can help you pay off your living expenses by a great percentage.

Addmission Requirement

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Depending on the university you are applying to, admission criteria may vary. Moreover, the course you choose could also have additional prerequisites.

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Before beginning the application process, it is advisable to verify with your university and keep those documents handy. It is important to pay special attention to their application procedure, fees, and deadlines because different colleges may have different entrance standards and course offerings. Always apply atleast 4-6 months before the last date to get a fair chance at consideration.

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Some of the mandatory documents asked by universities during the application process are Academic transcripts, Minimum 55%-75% in Graduation proof, Score record of exams like GMAT/ GRE/ GAMSAT (for medical students), Valid Visa, 2 letters of recommendation, Resume, Portfolio, Statement of Purpose, and Proof of English proficiency.

Student Visa

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To Study in Ireland, all visitors from non-European nations must get a student visa. Students generally apply for visa as soon as they receive a letter of confirmation from the university. There two types of Visas in ireland categorized on the basis of your duration of stay, namely, C Study Visa for students who intend to stay for less than 3 months, and D Study Visa for students who intend to stay over 3 months.

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To Study undergraduate and graduate courses in ireland, you will need to opt for the D Study Visa. The visa processing time is about 4-8 weeks, it may take longer if you have submitted an incomplete application.

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Some of the documents required with your visa application are Letter of acceptance, Proof of English proficiency, Fee receipt, Financial statements to prove you have enough funds (€7,000) for the initial part of your stay, Medical insurance, An explanation letter to justify any gaps in your educational history, and Confirmation that you intend to return to your country.

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Frequently asked questions

Everything you need to know about Study in Ireland

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Does Ireland accept Indian education system for admissions?

Yes, ireland does accept the indian education system. But there definitely are prerequisites related to academics.

What are the requirements for MS in Ireland?

Each university has its own standards, but generally speaking, you need to provide evidence of your English language ability, applicable UG degree, Letters of Recommendation, SOP, and Visa needs.

Is studying in Ireland expensive?

In terms of tuition and living expenses, Ireland's higher education system is far less expensive than other those in the United Kingdom.

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