Irish Study Options and Visa

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Why study in Ireland?

The country has top universities that offer courses from science, technology, humanities to economics. The universities promote innovation and creativity from students. The comparatively low tuition fee, living costs and post-study visa are some other benefits of studying in Ireland.

From energy filled lecture theatres to the state of the art laboratories, well-resourced libraries and exciting campuses the Irish University experience is something to savour. There is a magnetic energy around the Irish Universities that draws students from all over the world.

Schools, Skills & Jobs

Popular schools in Ireland

  • Trinity College Dublin
  • University College Dublin
  • National University of Ireland Galway
  • University College Cork
  • University of Limerick

What are the most sought-after skills in Ireland?

Technology, Construction, Accounting & Finance, Creative Design, Languages, Business Skills, Languages, Business Skills, Web Development, Nursing, Customer Service, Education.

What are the most popular jobs in Ireland?

Automation Engineer, Sustainability Manager, Data Scientist, Compliance Officer, Software Engineer, e-Commerce Manager, Construction Manager, Healthcare Assistant, Digital Marketing Specialist, etc.

Tuition & Living Costs

The average tuition fee for an Ireland school costs about a minimum of €12,500 which is ₦5.7M. As for living expenses, a minimum of €7,500 (₦3.4M) is required.

Do note that the total amount of your tuition fee and living expenses should be in your account for 6 months to be able to apply for your study visa in Ireland.

A minimum of €625 is the monthly cost of living in Ireland, while a minimum of €7,500 (₦3.4M) is required for a full year.

Fortunately, international students also have the opportunity to earn money while they study. To assist in alleviating the costs of their living expenses, the study visa allows international students to work in Ireland for 20 hours per week during ordinary school terms and 40 hours per week for four months during term holidays. Ireland’s minimum wage is €9.80 per hour (it is set to increase).

Meet the Irish Universities and Colleges in Ghana and Nigeria Yearly in March

Today Ireland has one of the best education systems in the world and an internationally renowned reputation for academic quality. Over 30 higher education institutions in Ireland offer an extensive range of over 5000 programmes leading to internationally recognised, quality assured qualifications. West African students see Ireland as a safe, welcoming, competitive location to get a high-quality education and the number of W. African students going to Ireland has grown to 1000+ over the last few years. There are internships with Multinational companies as part of your studies and the option to stay back and work for up to 2 years following graduation. International students can choose to meet their educational needs in highly respected business schools, centres of scientific and technology excellence as well as renowned language, humanities and arts faculties.

Meet our leading universities and higher education institutions in the following cities in Ghana and Nigeria in March:

  • Accra Student Fair
  • Abuja Student Fair
  • Lagos Student Fair

Entry for non-EU, non-EEA and non-Swiss nationals

If you are a non-EU, non-EEA or non-Swiss national you must present to an Immigration Officer on arrival by air or sea from a place outside the State.

What documents will you need?

  • Your passport
  • Visa (if necessary)
  • Boarding card.
  • A travel itinerary
  • Proof of sufficient funds
  • Proof of health insurance that covers the duration of your intended stay
  • Details of your accommodation
  • Invitations or letters that help to explain the purpose of your visit.

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