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Where Can I Study in Ireland?: Explore great schools in Ireland
The higher education system in Ireland consists of the university sector, institutes of technology and private independent colleges. The entry requirements for international students to higher education are determined individually by each institution and are generally based on national examination performance and English language aptitude.
A few universities in Ireland
Dublin City University (DCU)
DCU is regarded as one of the worlds leading young universities. DCU is Ireland’s fastest growing university with a strong reputation for World Class. 22% of the student population are international students representing over 110 different nationalities. 92% of DCU graduates are in employment or further study within 6 months of graduation. DCU offers a vibrant multi-campus environment with top class facilities.
Address: Dublin City University, Glasnevin, Dublin 9.
Tel: +353 1 700 7411
Dublin City University,Glasnevin, Dublin 9, Ireland.
Maynooth University prioritize student experience, both academically and socially to ensure that graduates are provided with the best set of skills to help them succeed in the world, whatever they decide to do.
Maynooth University is ranked number 49 in the World. The Times Higher Education Young University Rankings places Maynooth among the top 50 universities under 50 years old.
Maynooth is situated just 25 kilometres west of Dublin city centre, and well serviced by bus and rail routes, Maynooth is Ireland’s only university town.
Maynooth University is home to the happiest international students in Europe according to the StudyPortals International Student Satisfaction Award. Along with the Students’ Union, there are over 100 clubs and societies on campus, providing the lifeblood of student activity.
With it location adjacent to Ireland’s ‘Silicon Valley’; the university maintains strong links with Intel, HP, Google and over 50 other giants of industry.
Address: International Office, Humanity House, South Campus, Maynooth University, Co. Kildare
Tel: +353 1 7083868
NUI Galway is internationally recognised for its excellence, and we were counted among the Top 1% of universities worldwide in 2017 in the QS World University Rankings. In the past five years, NUI Galway has been the only university in Ireland to rise consistently in the most competitive World University Rankings.
NUI Galway is Ireland’s top University for employability – with over 98% of our graduates employed or in further study within six months of graduating.
NUI Galway is one of Ireland’s most international universities and Galway is Ireland’s most diverse city.
NUI Galway over 3,000 from over 110 countries to study here each year. Located on the edge of Europe, Galway has a long history of reaching out to the world. We are consistently named among the world’s friendliest cities.
Address: International Affairs Office, NUI Galway, University Road, Galway
Tel: +353 (0)91 495277
University of Limerick
The University of Limerick (UL) is an independent, internationally focused university with over 11,000 students and 1,313 staff. The University has a proud record of innovation in education and excellence in research and scholarship.
University of Limerick offers 72 undergraduate programmes and 103 taught postgraduate programmes across four faculties: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Education and Health Sciences; Kemmy Business School; and Science and Engineering.
UL has an established network of over 1,700 cooperative education employers, and 2,000 undergraduate placements are secured annually in industry, commerce and the public service.
Students are placed in Ireland and internationally, primarily in North America, Europe and South East Asia. UL has an excellent Student Support Network with many supportive initiatives in place including a dedicated international student support officer, a Buddy programme and free academic support centres.
The University of Limerick has established its research distinctiveness through promoting a research ethos characterised by the convergence of discrete disciplines working together to achieve fundamental breakthroughs. The following priority areas have been identified:
- Materials and Surface Science
- Information and Communication Technologies
- Bioengineering and Biosciences
- Energy and Sustainable Environment
- Applied Mathematics
- Study of Knowledge in Society