Why Study In Ireland

Among the world’s topmost colleges for engineering many of the best engineering colleges are in Ireland.

Ireland has a very high standard of living. It is also safer to live in Ireland. World’s largest brand names like Hewlett Packard, Google, Amazon, etc. have set up their businesses in Ireland, thus, there are lots of job opportunities for engineers in Ireland. There are lots of various types of engineering degrees offered by Top engineering colleges in Ireland. Hence, students can choose any one degree out of these variety of engineering degrees.

Among the world’s top engineering colleges, Trinity College Dublin (TCD) from Ireland stands 117th. Thus, students find engineering at TCD as the best in Ireland.

There are many best universities in Ireland for engineering studies.

  • The students who have completed 18 years of age can join a degree program.
  • Students must have passed a 10+2 or equivalent exam with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry with minimum 60%.
  • Good scores in IELTS or TOEFL are required as a proof of English proficiency.
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) for both Graduate & Under Graduate Program
  • IELTS (Intl English Language Testing System) for both Graduate & Under Graduate Program

A study visa is needed to study in Ireland. Approximately 5-6 Lakhs rupees is the cost of living for an international student for one year and thus, your parents or you should be able to prove that you will be able to manage this cost of 5.5 every year in addition to the course fee as the living cost in Ireland. Before applying to a study visa students or their parents need to show this amount in their bank account.

Thus, the cost of studying Engineering in Ireland for international students goes up to Rs.18-30 lakhs/year depending upon the engineering college where student would get the admission.

  • Students can get a wide variety for accommodation. Many of the students always prefer on-campus or university managed accommodation, which is available in many colleges, but on campus accommodation can be expensive.
  • There is also an option to live with a host family for the students. This option will provide students home comforts, as well as a family which can help them greatly to settle in a completely new country.
  • In the on campus accommodation, students can get 2 options, catered or self catered. In the catered accommodation, students can get food from mess and it is at a fixed cost. Students have to pay charges of such types of accommodations in 2 installments.
  • Self catering or rented accommodation is also available. Students can rent the houses on a lease period of 9 or 12 months. The rent can be paid per month. Only a deposit amount which is equal to the one month’s rent should be paid to the owner, which will be returned by him when the students leave their houses.
  • Tuition fee: Ranges from 10000 to 25,000 Euros per year (That is, Rs. 8 Lakhs to 20 Lakhs (approx.)
List Of Universities
  • University College Dublin
  • University College Cor
  • Trinity College Dublin
  • National University of Ireland, Galway
  • Dublin Institute of Technology
  • Dublin City University
  • Waterford Institute of Technology