What is the cost of Studying in Ireland 2020/2021

It's best for you to know the cost of studying in Ireland before you think of applying for admission to Ireland Universities.

As you all know that Ireland is a base for well known high ranked universities for international students.

Ireland has been an appealing choice for international students because of her history, picturesque countryside and unique culture.

The academic application procedure process in Ireland is different depending either you are an EU or non-EU applicant.

You are strictly advised to follow the right possible steps when applying for admission to study in Ireland.

International students are not exempted here because the application process differs which depends on either you an EU or non-EU applicant. Take proper care when applying.

As for EU Candidates

Students applying for undergraduate studies will go through the Central Applications Office (CAO) which is to be completed online.

A normal application fee is charged for about €40 but you get a discounted offer applying online which costs €30.

As for Non-EU Candidate

Non-EU students are advised to communicate with the International Office of the university or institution at which they wish to study directly, in order to apply.

International candidates are hereby requested to present proficiency in English certificates.

Tuition Fees for International Students

Applicants from EU, EEA, and Switzerland are only eligible for free fees scheme.

Meaning that students from EU, EEA, and Switzerland will not pay tuition fees but they are must pay for registration fee which is about €3,000 to cover examination entries, clubs, and societies.

International students' tuition fees depend on the course, location of study and nationality of the applicant.

Also, note that tuition fees in Ireland do fluctuate so it is advisable for you to take a proper check first before you apply.

For Non-EU Undergraduate Tuition Fee

Tuition fees for non-EU Undergraduate students for 2020/2021 academic session;

Course Fee Undergraduate
Business €9,850 - €19,500
Engineering €9,850 - €25,500
Science & Technology €9,850 - €25,500
Arts & Humanities €9,850 - €19,500
Medicine & Health Sciences €39,500- €55,000

For Non-EU Postgraduate Tuition Fee

Tuition fees for non-EU Postgraduate students for 2020/2021 academic session;

Course Fee Postgraduate
Business €9,950 - €34,500
Engineering €9,950 - €25,000
Science & Technology €9,950 - €27,000
Arts & Humanities €9,950 - €19,000
Medicine & Health Sciences €18,000 - €32,000

For EU Postgraduate Tuition Fee

Tuition fees for EU Postgraduate students for 2020/2021 academic session;

Course Fee Postgraduate
Business €6,000 - €30,000
Engineering €5,500 - €9,000
Science & Technology €5,000 - €10,000
Arts & Humanities €4,400 - €9,600
Medicine & Health Sciences €3,800 - €21,000

What is the Cost of Ireland Student Visa

The cost of a student visa is dependent on the country from which you are applying.

However, general pricing is €60 for a single entry student visa and €100 for multiple entries.

Applicants from the EU, EEA, and Switzerland, are exempted from getting the student visa.

Countries like Australia, Japan, and Canada are also exempted from student visa. You can read more here citizensinformation.ie

However, applicants that are asked to tender visa to study in Ireland must;

1. Apply for visa before your arrival

2. Enroll on a full-time course via Interim List of Eligible Programmes (ILEP)

3. Apply online for visa through the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service.

4. Apply for the 'C Study Visa' if your program is less than 3 months.

5. Apply for the 'D Study Visa' if your program is more than 3 months.

Document required for your student visa application are listed below;

1. Letter of admission acceptance

2. Proof of English Language ability

3. Receipts of fee payment in full

4. Evidence of funds (approximately €7,000) available for costs during the first year of study.

5. Evidence of access to a minimum of €7,000 living costs as well as cost of course fees for other years of the degree program.

6. Proof of medical insurance

7. Explanation of any gaps in educational history

8. Finally, a confirmation of intent to return to the home country on completion of the degree.