Study in Ireland
Study in Ireland, the land of poets. With a wide variety of institutions offering a number of programs, Ireland provides a dynamic learning experience. There is something definitely magical about Ireland — it’s the land of elves, leprechauns, castles, warriors and balladeers. Ireland has a special charm that bonds all Irish men and women together.
The Republic of Ireland is not to be confused with Northern Ireland, which is still an integral part of the United Kingdom. Ireland's 800 years of rule under the British monarchy was a period of intrigue, strife, famine, progress and intellectual development as some of the most famous works in English Literature were written. Writers like George Bernard Shaw, Oscar Wilde and James Joyce are all part of the Irish literary world.
Why study in Ireland
Ireland is one of the world’s friendliest countries, in fact it has been awarded this accolade twice in recent years by the travel guide company Lonely Planet. Degrees from Irish Universities are recognised internationally, so you can be rest assured that your future employer will respect this addition in your academic experience. Ireland has been chosen by some of the world’s largest technology companies as their European headquarters, which includes Google, Facebook, Apple, Intel etc. In many cases across the world, large companies work alongside nearby Universities to develop& upgrade their courses thereby providingeducation / qualifications that are much better and relevant and which matches the needs of the employer – all of which increases the value of your degree. Ireland has strong links with both the UK (it’s nearest neighbor) and the USA (home of many immigrant Irish families). Beyond social, political and industrial links it also shares links across its education institutions, which increases the opportunities to continue your education in these countries. With the cost of living in Ireland being considerably lesser when compared to London, Dublin and Cork have become attractive options for top class higher education. The proximity to London also allows students to visit London during the weekends. Ireland offers University degrees on par with those offered in the UK and the USA, and at a lesser cost. You can save a lot of money by opting to study in Ireland.
• STUDY: You are studying in one of the best education systems in the world for higher education achievements. • CHOOSE : You get an option from over 5000 internationally recognised qualifications • ACCESS: You can get an access to the world-class research opportunities in world-leading programs. • CONNECT : You get connected with career opportunities with leading global companies located in Ireland • ACHIEVE: Your ambitions gets actualized in Europe's most entrepreneurial country • JOIN : You join 35,000 international students from 161 countries enjoying Ireland's vibrant culture • LIVE : You live in the only English speaking country in the Euro Zone. • EXPERIENCE: YOU GET AN EXPERIENCE OF living in one of the friendliest and safest countries in the world
• Courses are taught in English • Courses are globally recognized and accredited by leading academic bodies • Scholarships are given for deserving students • Strong Asian community • Close proximity to London and is well-connected to the rest of Europe - the student life is something everyone must experience • A land of astounding beauty with some amazing cliffs, lakes and beaches
The Irish Government invests over €782 million annually in research in Ireland's higher education institutions. The impact of this funding is that Ireland's higher education Institutions now lead the world in an increasing number of fields. Irish universities are in the top 1% of research institutions in the world in terms of research impact in 19 fields, spanning natural sciences, social sciences and the humanities. This creates a unique opportunity for you at undergraduate and postgraduate level to join research programs that are driving innovation and changing lives worldwide. Ireland is also where some of the world’s biggest and best companies have located key, strategic research facilities. And again, in Ireland, you’ll find a unique ecosystem that sees academic researchers working hand-in-hand with small home-grown and start-up companies in partnership with some of the most powerful multinationals on the planet through a program for shared research projects developed by Enterprise Ireland and IDA Ireland. Ireland's Higher Education Institutions are absolutely committed to ensuring that visiting students settle in to their new environment and have all the information needed for an enjoyable stay. All the higher education institutions have a designated staff member to whom international students can turn for any assistance. Simply put, they're a friendly, welcoming bunch of people, and that's why International students get so much out of the Irish experience.
English Speaking Country
While Ireland has its own language and distinct cultural identity, English is the universal spoken language. In fact, Ireland is the only English-speaking country in the Eurozone, and that’s one of the reasons why so many multinational businesses locate their European HQ’sthere. It also makes Ireland a great choice for International students. English is now the global language of business. What’s more, it’s the language of choice in the technology world. An estimated 565 million people use English on the Internet. To study at degree level you will need to prove your English language ability in order to be accepted onto your chosen course. As with most English speaking destinations you will require an IELTS composite score of 6.5 (no lower than 6.0 in any component) or TOEFL score of 550 (220 for the computer based test). If you do not meet these requirements you can study short English language courses either in Ireland or in your home country.
Long Tradition in Education Excellence
Ireland's longstanding reputation for high quality education is built on a solid foundation of commitment to excellence. Today we have one of the best education systems in the world and an internationally renowned reputation for academic quality. Ireland offers an extensive range of over 5000 programs leading to internationally recognised, quality assured qualifications. International students can choose to meet their education needs in highly respected business schools, centres of scientific and technology excellence as well as renowned language, humanities and arts faculties.Everywhere you go in Ireland, you will find a genuine and deep-seated love of learning!
Ireland moves up the international research rankings !!!
Ireland moves up the international research rankings !!!
Key Highlights: • Ireland is ranked 14th in the Global Scientific Ranking. • Ireland is ranked 7th in the 2016 Global Innovation Index. • Ireland is ranked 2nd for Chemistry • Ireland is ranked 2nd for Nanotechnology • Ireland is ranked 3rd for Animal and Dairy • Ireland is ranked 3rd for Agricultural Sciences • Ireland is ranked 4th for Mathematics
Life in Ireland
The Irish are known to be fun-loving people and take great pride in their Nordic-Saxon heritage. As a student with a modest lifestyle; one can live comfortably with about 600 Euros per month. The Irish are extremely passionate about their food and drink and most towns have restaurants that cater to every budget and taste. Bread, Irish stew, Shepherd's Pie and a glass of Guinness are a big part of the Irish cuisine. The Irish are also passionate about rugby and football, and even cricket is gaining popularity today. Ireland is a place of amazing natural beauty and some of the popular tourist spots are: • Saint Patrick's Cathedral in Armagh and in Dublin • Dublin Castle - the seat of power of the British empire when they ruled Ireland • The Rock of Cashel - an ancient fortress town. • Kilkenny Castle - originally built in 1172 as a wooden structure, it is now a stone structure and maintained as a heritage site by the government. • The National Gallery of Ireland - a museum preserving Irish and European art collections.