Scholarships to Study in Ireland for International Students

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Rahul Singha
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Updated on Oct 23, 2020 03:29 IST

Note: The scholarships mentioned below is of an earlier time when the article was published. Candidates are requested to check the latest rates before applying for scholarships for studying abroad. 

Ireland scholarships for international students 2020: Ireland has over the years grown to be one of the top study abroad destinations and rightly so. However, one of the biggest drawbacks of studying abroad is the cost of studying for Indian students. But financial grants in the form of education loans and numerous study abroad scholarships come as a reprieve from this financial burden to prospective students and parents. Candidates can read on to know a list of scholarships available for Indian students to study in Ireland.

Top Scholarships to study in Ireland for International Students

Here is a list of scholarships available for students who are looking to study in Ireland.

  • Government of Ireland International Education Scholarships Programme sponsored by the Higher Education Authority (HEA)
  • The Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship Programme
  • Scholarships by the Irish Research Council for Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS)

Apart from the above scholarships are also available with the following universities:

  • NUI Galway
  • Dublin Institute of Technology
  • University of Limerick
  • Trinity College Dublin
  • Maynooth University Student
  • University College Cork
  • University College of Dublin

The details for the scholarships will be updated soon for the academic year 2020-2021

Why Study in Ireland?

 Ireland has been able to provide international students state of the art education facilities, a student-friendly environment and a chance to earn a qualification of global standards. Candidates are also attracted by the country’s student-friendly policies such as their part-time work opportunities and post-study work permit for international students. Candidates can take a look at the list of top universities in Ireland, here. Candidates who may have difficulty meeting the cost of studying in Ireland can also check the various scholarships available for students within the country mentioned above.

Today we are going to talk about the top 10 colleges across Ireland that are popular among Indian students. You can check out the various courses available in the university, the eligibility criteria, admission requirements and fee for every Programme. Got more doubts? Feel free to write to us in the comments below.

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Top Universities in Ireland for International Students

Here is a look at the list of top universities in Ireland

University Shiksha Study Abroad Popularity Ranking QS 2020 World University Ranking Times Higher Education (THE) 2020 University Ranking
Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin (TCD) 1 108 164
Dublin Business School (DBS) 2    
University College Dublin (UCD) 3 185 201-250
National College of Ireland (NCI) 4    
Dublin City University (DCU) 5 429 601-800
Griffith College 6    
Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) 7   801-1000
National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway) 8 259 251-300
University College Cork (UCC) 9 310 301-350
University of Limerick (UL) 10 521-530 501-600

Know more about the colleges and the courses available in them in detail, here:

Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin (TCD)

Found in 1592, University of Dublin, Trinity College Dublin located at Dublin in Ireland is known to be Ireland's oldest university. This university offers many undergraduate, postgraduate, short courses and online education. Its faculties comprise of Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science, Faculty of Engineering, Mathematics and Science, Faculty of Health Science.

It has many specialized schools for its areas of study. The schools in Trinity College Dublin are School of Business, School of Confederal School of Religions, Peace Studies and Theology, School of Creative Arts (Drama, Film, and Music), School of Education, School of English, School of Histories and Humanities, School of Linguistic among several others.

Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin (TCD) – Courses

Courses

Duration

Tuition Fees (First Year) in Lakhs

MBA

12 months

13.2L – 25.3L

MS

12 months

11.4L – 18.5L

BBA

48 months

14.2L

MIM

12 months

13.8L

MFin

12 months

15.4L

BE/BTech

48 months

18.6L

Dublin Business School (DBS)

Originally known as the Accountancy and Business College, Dublin Business School (DBS) was established in 1975. At the time, the college only had evening classes for the candidates who were studying for their professional accounting bodies exams. Now it has become one of the two biggest independent colleges in Ireland.

DBS has three schools, namely School of Arts, Professional School and School of Business and Law. Located in the capital city, DBS makes sure that students have whatever they need on campus, from a modern learning environment to comfortable accommodations. There are state-of-the-art laboratories, modern workshops, a stocked library, network connectivity, and several clubs and societies. There are more than 9,000 students and 70 courses available for students outside the EU.

Dublin Business School (DBS) – Courses

Courses

Duration

Tuition Fees (First Year) in Lakhs

MS

12

7.8L – 9.9L

MBA

12

7.8L – 9.9L

MIS

12

9.5L

MIM

12

9.5

MFin

12

9.5

BE/BTech

36-48

7.8

BBA

36-48

7.8

National College of Ireland (NCI)

The National College of Ireland (NCI) is a non-profit state-supported advanced education establishment in Dublin's city centre. Within walking distance of NCI are the European Headquarters of Facebook, LinkedIn Google, and Twitter. It is with these organizations that NCI has created courses and where NCI graduates acquire employment. The School of Business sits in the centre point of Dublin's International Financial Services Centre. The world's leading banks and consultancy organizations are inside the reach of the campus. NCI graduates have picked up work at excellent organizations like PWC, Morgan Stanley, Citi, KPMG and JP Morgan.

The university offers a range of Certificate, Higher Diploma, Foundation and Pre-Masters courses which offer excellent opportunities for progression to promote the education or to improve career path. The National College of Ireland endeavors to give access to quality education at a time, place and pace that addresses the student's needs.

National College of Ireland (NCI) – courses

Courses

Duration

Tuition Fees (First Year) in Lakhs

MS

12 months

10.3L – 11.5L

MBA

12 months

8.7L – 11.5L

MFin

12 months

10.3L – 11.5L

BE/BTech

12-48 months

6.6L – 7.9L

BBA

36-48 months

6.6L – 7.9

MIM

12 months

6.3L – 7.9L

Dublin City University (DCU)

Over the years, Dublin City University (DCU) has forged a reputation as Ireland's University of Enterprise, through its strong, active links with academic, research and industry partners both at home and overseas. Dublin City University has been ranked 19th in the world and first in Ireland for its graduate employment rate, according to the 2020 QS Graduate Employability Rankings.

This university has 5 campuses and offers over 200 programs under its five main faculties which are engineering and computing, business, science and health, humanities and social sciences, and education. Renowned organizations such as the Association of MBAs and AACSB have accredited this university.

Dublin City University (DCU) – courses

Courses

Duration

Tuition Fees (First Year) in Lakhs

MS

12 months

11.9 – 13.4

MFin

12 months

12.6

MEng

12 months

13.4

MIM

12 months

12.6 – 15

MBA

12 months

12.6

BE/BTech

48 months

11.9

MA

12 months

10-12.6

BBA

36 – 48 months

11.1

Griffith College

Griffith College is among the largest colleges in Ireland, which was founded in 1974. It remains to be a center for learning excellence since the instigation. Dublin is the main campus of Griffith College. The other campuses of the college are in City Centre (Dublin), Limerick and Cork. The college offers undergraduate, postgraduate, professional, international and short courses in various disciplines.

Griffith College is an institution of international eminence. Students across the world study at the college to chase their dreams. The college has collaborated with reputable international institutions and universities for student exchange and knowledge sharing programs. Not just academics, Griffith College is a center for athletics and cultural activities. There are multiple sports facilities, including fitness centers. Griffith College offers placement assistance to students. Major companies in the world recruit the students of Griffith College. For the unemployed, the college runs a special program known as Springboard+. It is a free higher education initiative taken by Griffith College to empower society.

Griffith College – courses

Courses

Duration

Tuition Fees (First Year) in Lakhs

MS

12

11.1

MBA

12-24

11.1

MFin

12

11.1

BBA

36

9.5

BE/BTech

24-48

9.5

Other colleges in Ireland include:

University

Location

Courses

Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin)

Dublin, Ireland

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University College Cork (UCC)

Cork, Ireland

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National University of Ireland Galway (NUI Galway)

Galway, Ireland

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University of Limerick (UL)

Limerick, Ireland

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University College Dublin (UCD)

Dublin, Ireland

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