Why Study in Ireland?

Ireland with an emerald landscape and its people are among the most enriching reasons to study in Ireland. Irish people are renowned for their friendliness and hospitality which greatly contributes to the ease with which overseas students adapt to student life in Ireland . A safe country to study Ireland’s higher education institutions now lead the world on increasing number of fields lrish universities research programs too impact in the fields spannig natural science social sciences to humanities.

Ireland’s reputation for high quality education is built on the foundation of commitment to excellence. Its world renowned universities offer internationally recoganised qualifications.
Ireland’s higher education system involves a combination of universities, specialised colleges as well as institutes offering a wide range of vocational programs. Some of these include subject areas such as hospitality, pharmacy, healthcare, marketing, textiles, media and many more.

Universities in Ireland

Ireland offers some of the World’s best Universities Trinity College Dublin (TCD), University College Dublin (UCD) and University College Cork.Ireland universities and colleges offer a multitude of courses aimed to provide a rewarding career to the students.

Information Technology Management Biotechnology and Pharmacy
Finance/Accounting Engineering Applied Science and Hospitality

List of Universities in the Ireland

University College Cork Dublin Business School Dublin City University
Dublin Institute of Technology Griffith College Ireland Maynooth University


Major Intake: September
Minor Intake: Jan/Feb
Students considering Ireland are recommended to begin the application procedure 8-12 months prior to the intake. Scholarship deadlines vary amongst institutions. In order to capitalise on the available Ireland scholarships,
Students can apply for this Ireland scholarship once they have an offer from an Irish University for a full time taught postgraduate Master’s programme.

Admission Process for Ireland

To be assured of obtaining the best quality advice about the opportunities available for studying in Ireland students should register with Pathshala After registration all students will be carefully guided through a number of key stages, maximising their chances of getting admission , Registration 
You register with Pathshala and be assured of obtaining the best quality advice.

We make an assessment of your academic qualifications, work experience, financial status, career goals as well as life interests and aspirations.

Standardised Tests
 We evaluate the requirement of any standardised tests you may need to take or review results that has been already obtained.

University/Course Selection
Together, we shortlist potential universities and courses that match your profile.

Document Editing
 We edit the essays, Statement of Purpose, Letters of Recommendation and Resume, which have been written by you.

Application Review and Submission
 The completed application forms are reviewed before they are submitted to your final choice of universities.

Interview Preparation 
We assist in preparation (including mock sessions) for the interviews that you may have with the chosen universities.

Visa Counselling 
We assist in preparation (including mock sessions) for the interviews that you may have with the High Commissions or Embassies, as well as the collation and review of relevant documentation for submission of the visa application.

Pre-Departure Information 
We deliver comprehensive information about the country of choice to ensure that you are completely prepared for life at an overseas university.

Student Visa for Ireland

Here is a list of documents required for Ireland:
Attested copies of X, XII & Graduate Degree (if applicable), Mark Sheets including Backlogs (Re-sits) Evidence of English Language proficiency e.g. IELTS, TOEFL, etc.

Standardised Tests e.g. GMAT, GRE (where necessary for the programme)

Two academic references

Two references from employers (where applicable)

Passport sized photographs

Statement of Purpose (SOP)


Draft for application fees, if applicable.

Portfolio (for Art, Design & Architecture programme)

Other Certificates & Achievements of Extracurricular Activities

Note: Documents required for individual universities and individual courses in Ireland may vary.

Exams for Studying in Ireland

Students have to pass one or more additional tests before they can be considered by most universities for admission. These range from the standardised graduate and college admission tests such as GRE, GMAT and SAT to English Language tests, such as TOEFL and IELTS. Pathshala offers high quality Test Prep programmes,