Study in Ireland

An opportunity to study in top institutions to give a new shape to your future.

The education of Ireland is considered across the world for providing excellence in all disciplines. Some of the world’s top and best institutes are located in the Ireland. The country has a great reputation for offering quality of education to its students. Irish education is one of the best in the world. Ireland is also renowned for its welcoming and friendliness attitude. It offers top-class of education and has rich cultural heritage.

 Study Options

There is range of options for international students choosing to study in Ireland as a Student. You need to choose right and relevant course for your study visa Ireland application to be successful. There is a wide range of courses available and international students may choose according to their career pathways.

The major type of qualification in Ireland are

  • NFQ Level 7 = Ordinary Bachelor Degree (3 years duration)
  • NFQ Level 8 = Honours Bachelor Degree (3-4 years duration)
  • NFQ Level 8 = Higher Diploma (1 year duration)
  • NFQ Level 9 = Postgraduate Diploma (1 year duration)
  • NFQ Level 9 = Masters Degree (1-2 years duration)
  • NFQ Level 10 = Doctoral Degree (approximately 4 years duration)


  • Enrolled in a full time course of 15 hours study per week
  • Funds to pay for your tuition fees and cost of living
  • Appropriate English language level( immigration requirement is of IELTS 5 band- your course may require higher English level)

Work Rights during study

International students in Ireland on a degree program can work for 20 hours per week. During months of June, July August September and 15 December to 15 January they may work for 40 hours per week.

  • They must be registered with GNIB- Garda National Immigration Bureau
  • Enrolled in a full time program of at least level 7 and of at least one year duration
  • Have 15 hours day time study per week

Post Study Work Options

Under the Third Level Graduate Scheme international students who have completed a qualification may stay in Ireland for 2 Years and look for a job. During this 2 years time under this scheme you may work for 40 hours per week.

Why West Highlander

Ireland is very particular about the documentation provided along with the student visa application for Ireland. You need to address each and every aspect minutely for your study in Ireland application to be successful. If you have any gaps, they need to address. Your course needs to be relevant and show clear study progression. At West Highlander we assess your student visa Ireland application very minutely and prepare a customised checklist which increases the success rate of your application. We are Education UK certified Counsellor and ICEF Trained Agent Counsellor and member of NAFSA. We are also an ICEF Accredited Agency.

  • Hassel Free Transition
  • One Stop Solution
  • Licensed & Regulated
  • Accurate Assessment

Quality Education
World Class Research
Scholarship for Enrolment
Practical Learning process

Dundalk institute of technology (Dublin)

COURSES: Only Undergraduates Program

  • Accountancy & taxation
  • Agriculture
  • Art Craft & Design
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Building and Construction
  • Business Organization and Business Management
  • Computing
  • Engineering
  • Medical and Health Care
  • Science
  • Tourism & Hospitality

Griffith College (Dublin, Limerick & Cork)

COURSES: Undergraduate Program

  • Business
  • Computing
  • Engineering
  • Humanities
  • Law
  • Pharmaceutical Science

Post Graduate Courses

  • Computing
  • Design
  • Journalism & Media Communication
  • Law
  • Pharmaceutical Science
  • Network & Information Security

Major intakes: Jan, June & Sept., but Some colleges do also have rolling intakes Please Check individual College website for exact intakes.