Irish Institution and Courses
In Ireland, international students can study at universities, colleges, institutes of technology and private independent institutes.
Ireland’s seven universities offer undergrad degrees and postgraduate study. There is also a network of institutes of technology throughout the country that offer both undergraduate and postgraduate programs.
There are also a number of private higher education providers in Ireland, including a large range of English language schools.
For listings and contact details of Irish education providers in these sectors, visit the Education in Ireland website. http://www.educationinireland.com/en/Where-can-I-study-/
How to Apply
You should research your options fully before applying and gather as much information as possible on your preferred education provider, the entry requirements they specify, your visa criteria and funding options.
For more information on applying, visit the Education in Ireland website http://www.educationinireland.com/en/How-Do-I-Apply-/
Entry requirements vary between the different universities in Ireland so you should contact your chosen education provider directly or check their website to check what grades are required for your course.
The entry requirements are based on a scoring system. For guidance on the scoring system. For more details, visit the Central Applications Office website.
For applying to institutes of technology, the(Institutes of Technology Central Evaluation Forum provides a guideline to the qualifications accepted. For more information, visit the IOTCEF website.
International students from certain non-EU countries require a visa to come and study in Ireland. To find out if you require a visa and for information on the visa process, visit the Education in Ireland website http://www.educationinireland.com/EiI/en/How-Do-I-Apply-/Get-Your-Student-Visa/
Working While Studying
International students engaged in full-time study of at least one year’s duration (on a course leading to a qualification which is recognised by the Irish Department of Education and Skills currently do not need a work permit to work in Ireland.
Students attending programmes not on the Internationalisation Register are not permitted to work. For more details visit the Education in Ireland website http://www.educationinireland.com/en/how-do-i-apply-/get-your-student-visa/for-higher-education/working-while-studying.html
Education in Ireland http://www.educationinireland.com/en/ Enterprise Ireland website promoting education in Ireland internationally
National Framework of Qualifications explains qualifications in the education and training system in Ireland
QQI http://www.qqi.ie Quality and Qualifications Ireland
Accreditation and Co-ordination of English Language Services (ACELS) includes listings and contact details of all accredited English Language Schools in Ireland
Recent Ireland Institute Profiles
Recent Ireland Student Profiles
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