The 3rd biggest island in the Europe continent is Ireland. This country plays an key role in education at international level and the languages spoken in this country is Irish and English. In the top 300 university Rankings given by various institutions from all countries, Ireland universities is also getting a place in those top universities. That is why the member of students going for higher studies to Ireland is increasing. At present 850 Indian buddies are studying in Ireland and in next two, three years the number of students are going to be doubled. In this situation, Let us have a focus on popular courses, Educational methods and specializations of Ireland.
Ireland Studies :-
Specialties in Ireland
In Euro Zone the only country which has English has official language is Ireland. Our Indian students are good in English both written & spoken. So they are getting jobs immediately after the completion of course. That’s why the students are selecting Ireland. Ireland stands No.5 in the international rankings given by various famous institutions in giving the better standard of living, comfort, peace for other country people and also for the friendly people students are considering Ireland as the best Educational country. Most of the countries are giving acceptance for the certificates given by the Ireland universities. To increase the total number of students the Ireland has announced in January 2011 that now international educational strategy. The main aim is to get 50% increase in number of students in the year 2016.
Entry in September:-
For Ireland international students the entry will be two times in a year. Every year in September the application will be received but for some courses in January also entry will be there. So the students must be ready in applying before three to four months itself. From school education to the latest education related certificates, English based IELTS / TOFEL Score Card, the expenses that is needed for education and the documents of the property as a proof for the expense details, valid passport all these should be submitted along with the application.
Engineering, cloud computing, Life sciences, computer sciences, tourism and hospitality are the courses where the demand is high in Ireland. Students who are going for higher studies to Ireland are choosing these courses only. When come to Ireland university courses it is offering from ordinary degree to bachelor degree Honor courses, Master courses, Doctoral courses, Diploma courses are there. Usually the duration for master degree course is one year and for bachelor degree based on the courses the duration will be there to four years. It is same case of Diploma course as one year.
Based on the university and course the Tuition fees will be differed. The Tuition fees for the undergraduate courses for the year 2012-13 will be as follows. UG, PG courses. Tuition fees will be in Euros (1 Euro will be equal to 71-72 Rs in Indian currency).
- Medicine Related Courses:- UG: 31000-45000; PG: 12035-37000.
- Engineering:- UG: 9100-20300; PG: 9150-19500.
- Science and Technology:- UG: 9100-16500; PG: 9150-18000.
- Arts and humanities:- UG: 9100-15500; PG: 8900-20000.
- Business studies:- UG: 9000-15500; PG: 9150-3000.
For the students who are interested in studies, Ireland Government, universities and many trust and institutions are offering scholarships. Some of them are Ireland scholarships for foreign teachers of English, Government of Ireland scholarships, Ireland home coming study program etc.
Points to Remember for the Buddies:-
- First the students should know the rules, term and conditions of the country. In this matter, the university should help the students.
- In Ireland in the past 115 yrs the temperature did not cross 37 degree centigrade. So the students must be well prepared for the weather situation.
- The timings of Ireland will be 5 hours before the India timings.