Top Courses in Ireland for International Students

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Rahul Singha
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Updated on Jun 15, 2021 01:50 IST

Today we are going to talk about popular courses for international students wanting to study in Ireland. The country has over the years become a popular study abroad destination for Indian and international students and for all the right reasons. The country views its education system very critically and provides students with an overall holistic study experience. The country has also in place student-friendly policies such as part-time work options, a post-study work permit, and a thriving job sector for the benefit of students.

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The top courses to study in Ireland include

Below is a comprehensive list of popular courses to study in Ireland.

The courses mentioned above are the top courses to study in Ireland. Candidates must be wondering next about the top universities in Ireland to pursue the above. Read on to know about the top universities in Ireland.

Top Universities in Ireland

Here is a list of the top five universities spread across the country for international students

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Irish University Ranking by uniRank 2021

Webometrics Ranking of Ireland Universities 2021

Times Higher Education - Best Universities in Ireland 2021

Trinity College Dublin, the University of Dublin (TCD)

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University College Dublin (UCD)

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University College Cork (UCC)

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University of Limerick (UL)

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Dublin City University (DCU)

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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 in 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. Read: TCD Admission FAQs

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

University College Dublin (UCD)

Established in 1854, the University College Dublin is a public university and one of the oldest universities in Ireland. The academic structure of the university comprises six colleges and schools that house various departments. The university has also been instrumental in ushering in the modernization of Ireland.  The university has been consistently ranked amongst the top one percent of higher education institutions globally. Also, the US News & World Report in 2020 rated UCD as the top globally ranked university in Ireland. Read University College Dublin - Courses. Candidates looking to take admission into University College Dublin can check out our carefully crafted UCD Admission FAQs. 

University College Cork (UCC)

The University College Cork, popularly known as the UCC, was established in the year 1845 and is one of Ireland's leading research institutes. The University College Cork has a research funding of over 96 million Euros due to its unprecedented status as the leading research institute in Ireland in the faculties of Arts and Celtic Studies, Commerce, Science, Engineering, Medicine, Law, Food Science, and Technology. Read: University College Cork - Courses

University of Limerick (UL)

One of the top universities in Ireland, the University of Limerick was founded in 1972 as the National Institute for Higher Education, Limerick, became a university in 1989. The university has four faculties, namely, Kemmy Business School, Faculty of Education and Health Sciences, Faculty of Science and Engineering, and Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. The faculties are further divided into academic departments dealing with multiple courses. Read: University of Limerick - Courses 

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. Read: Dublin City University (DCU) – courses

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Rahul Singha
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With over 8 years of experience in overseas education, Rahul Singha has been previously associated with prominent education houses. He is also responsible for keeping a sharp eye on education policies of major study... Read Full Bio

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