In Ireland, students can seek higher education through its 7 universities, 14 Institutes of Technology and 7 Colleges of Education. Besides the above institutions, Ireland has many leading private institutions too.
Some of the major courses offered by the institutions in Ireland are – English, History, Politics and more. Ireland also offer English language courses along with short courses for the interested students.
One can find educational universities which rank extremely well internationally, making this country quite popular amongst the international students.
The education sector of Ireland is growing at a fast pace. It has been seen that there is 5% increase in total strength of international students since 2012-13. Almost 9 out of 10 students involved in research, study in universities.
Global Achievements of Irish Universities
- In 2015, according to QS Stars audit, University of Limerick was awarded 5-Star rating in innovation (patents, spin-off companies and industrial research).
- In 2016, Dublin City University won ‘QS Top 50 under 50’ and stood at 44thposition in the world.
- It was chosen as ‘University of the Year’ twice by Sunday Times.
- The subjects, Nursing, English, Classics and Politics which are offered at Trinity College Dublin rank under top 50 subjects in QS World Subject Rankings.
Top Courses available in Ireland
- Information Technology
- Arts and Humanities
- Health and Welfare