Ireland has one of the strongest and fastest growing economies in Europe, which is Why multinationals, such as Dell, Microsoft and Intel have chosen Ireland as their preferred choice.
As well as being hip, vibrant and cosmopolitan, Ireland's 11 urban hubs are perfectly formed - not too big to be overwhelming, and not so small that you can see it all in a day!
The land of saints and scholars, Ireland has long been cherished as one of the principle education providers to the western world, since the Middle Ages. With an age-old tradition of academic excellence, Ireland is increasingly spreading its wings and emerging as a leading educational hub, not just in Europe but across the world.
The medium of instruction and cheaper costs are the two major contributing factors for drawing a large percentage of international students for pursuing higher education amid the rich culture, spellbinding beauty, and vibrant lifestyle of Ireland.
Recognized worldwide for excellence in many disciplines, high quality scientific research, and humble friendliness and hospitality,Ireland is a comparatively cheaper deal for pursuing higher studies, though the prices can increase depending upon the lifestyle of the students. Take a look at the cost of studying and other expenses while living in Ireland.
1. Dublin (Capital of Ireland )
3. Galway City
Students can work up to 20 hours a week (anywhere) during course time and 40 hours per week full-time during vacation periods if they have been granted a work permit.
On an average a student can earn around 12 $/hour. Casual Jobs are available ($15-18 per hour) as PT work option.
Tuition fees for acquiring higher education in Ireland depends largely on the course of study, duration of the program, and the university. The average cost of education in Ireland is between €9500 and €13,000, both at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. However, medical education is the costliest requiring a student to splurge at least €20,000 per year.
|Undergraduate Courses (per year)|
|Medicine and related||€31,000 - €45,000|
|Engineering||€9100 - €20,300|
|Science & Technology||€9100 - €16,500|
|Arts & Humanities||€9100 - €15,500|
|Business||€9000 - €15,500|
|Postgraduate Courses (per year)|
|Medicine and related||€12,035 - €37,000|
|Engineering||€9150 - €18,000|
|Science & Technology||€9150 - €18,000|
|Arts & Humanities||€8900 - €20,000|
|Business||€9150 - €18,800|
Living & Other Expenses
Living expenses vary considerably based on the location and lifestyle of the student. Annual expenses, including accommodation, food, clothing, textbooks and other study material, laundry, travel, utilities, telephone, and socializing, range anywhere from €7500 to €12,000 per year.
Plentiful accommodation facilities are available in Ireland as per students' needs, requirements, and affordability, with a range from €1700 to €5400 per year.
Self catering accommodation provides options of living in a room in shared house or large private apartment. Costs from €380 to 700 per month.
Family based accommodation gives the privilege of staying with an Irish family and enjoying basic benefits. Costs from €95 to €120 weekly.
On-campus lodging is also made available by many universities and colleges, with diverse options, ranging from a single room to shared room in a large apartment to a one-bedroom apartment. Costs from €1700 to €2500 per academic year (usually nine months).
Health Insurance in Euros
All students, traveling from abroad to Ireland for pursuing higher studies, have to get themselves insured with private health insurance companies to cover the costs of illness and accidents. The insurance will include the choice of hospital, doctor, and hospital accommodation in case of emergency illness. Since health insurance is relatively expensive in Ireland, a single visit to a doctor can cost about €50 to €120.
Universities, Collages we represent & Other Institutes
- All Hallows College
- Athlone Institute of Technology
- Carlow College
- Cork Institute of Technology
- Dublin City University
- Dublin Institute of Technology
- Dundalk Institute of Technology
- Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology
- Froebel College of Education
- Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology
- Griffith college Dublin
- Institute of Public Administration
- Institute of Technology, Blanchardstown
- Institute of Technology, Carlow
- Institute of Technology, Sligo
- Institute of Technology, Tallaght
- Institute of Technology, Tralee
- Letterkenny Institute of Technology
- Limerick Institute of Technology
- Marino Institute of Education
- Mary Immaculate College
- National College of Art and Design
- National College of Ireland
- National University of Ireland, Galway
- National University of Ireland, Maynooth
- National University of Ireland, System
- Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
- Royal Irish Academy of Music
- Saint Patrick's College, Maynooth
- Shannon College of Hotel Management
- St Patrick's College of Education
- St. Angela's College
- Trinity College Dublin, University of Dublin
- University College Cork
- University College Dublin
- University of Limerick
- Waterford Institute of Technology