FAQ - IRELAND
You can apply in the month of June/July or in the month of September/October.
The tuition fee varies from course to course in Ireland. For more details contact HGG.
In order to apply to a university in Ireland, you need to have completed 10+2. The minimum requirement for most degree level programs is 3 grade "C's" at A level or equivalent. If there is any doubt about the acceptability of an applicant's qualifications, clarification should be sought in good time from the particular third level institution.
As English is the language of instruction at all Irish Institutions of higher education, students must demonstrate a proficiency in English to be accepted for a third level program.
Ireland study visas allow their holders to live and work in Ireland for as long as they need to complete their course. In Ireland, visas for students are issued either as "C visa" for those applicants whose courses will last less than three months, or "D visas" for those who wish to study in Ireland for longer than three months. Ireland also permits foreign nationals studying in the country to undertake a limited amount of work in order to help support themselves and any dependents.
Being in Ireland, a student's budget should come up to €6,000 - €11,000 for a year approx excluding your tuition fee. The cost of your stay in Ireland may include:
- Accommodation: €2,500 - €5,000
- Textbooks: €600
- Food & Household: €1,500 - €2,500
- Other Expenses: €1,000 - €2,500
You will be allowed to take up casual employment of up to 20 hours part-time work per week in term time or up to 40 hours per week during normal college vacation periods only till the completion of your course.