Ireland is a country with very low population growth rate, that’s why Ireland is trying to attract more number of international students. For those students, who are seeking new frontiers for Higher Education, Irleand has emerged as a very promising country because of two strengths- the medium of instruction and cheaper cost.
Irish Universities offer program right from the Certificate level to the Doctoral level, and in almost all fields of study. There are 7 Universities, 14 Technical Institutes and 24 recognized independent institutions in Ireland. There is a close association between Universities and Industries in Ireland, which translates into internships and employments for students after completion of their education. Bachelor’s degrees are of three to four year’s duration. A subsequent Graduate Diploma is of one year duration. Further a Master’s degree is one to two year’s duration.