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Top Ranked Colleges in Ireland | Edwise

November 2021

Known as the Emerald Isle, Ireland is a country with magnificent landscape and historic castles. 40% of the Irish population is below the age of 25 years. Ireland is one of the friendliest and most livable countries in the world. Irish universities offer courses in a vast array of subjects.

One of the most popular destinations in Europe, a number of students wish to study abroad in Ireland. Ireland, a hub of high quality education, Universities in Ireland offer education in a traditional, yet modern setting.

There are a number of Irish universities to study in Ireland and in turn, be part of a thriving economy.

Universities in Ireland

Trinity College Dublin(TCD)

  • Founded in 1592, the University of Dublin is the oldest university in Ireland. The university, structured after well- established collegiate universities, established just one college known as the Trinity College Dublin.
  • It houses the Faculties of – Arts, Mathematics and Science, Social Science, Humanities, Engineering and Health Science and offers undergraduate, postgraduate, short courses as well as online education.
  • Home to a number of research institutes- Trinity Biomedical Sciences Institute, Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nano devices and Trinity Translational Medical Institute.
  • Over 38 campus companies operating in pharmaceutical, medical equipment and ICT sectors have been manufactured by Trinity College Dublin.
  • Over 170 societies and sports clubs for students to avail from.

University College Dublin

  • Founded in 1854, a public university, known as the Catholic University of Ireland.
  • The largest university in Ireland, one of the research- intensive universities of Europe with about 160 years of rich cultural heritage.
  • The academic structure consists of six colleges and schools under them: UCD College of Engineering and Architecture- UCD School of Civil Engineering, UCD School of Bio systems and Food Engineering and UCD School of Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering. UCD College of Science- UCD School of Earth Sciences. UCD College of Arts and Humanities- UCD School of History, UCD School of Music, UCD School of Classics, UCD School of Irish, Celtic Studies, and Folklore, among others. UCD College of Social Sciences and Law- UCD School of Geography, UCD School of Archaeology, UCD School of Economics, UCD School of Psychology, UCD School of Law, etc.
  • The top university in Ireland for the third consecutive time: 2018- 2021 by the QS Graduate Employability Rankings.

The University of College Cork(UCC)

  • Established in 1845, one of the prima research universities in Ireland.
  • Began officially as one of the three Queen's colleges in Belfast, Cork and Galway for the furtherance of learning in Ireland, with 23 professors and 181 students in the Law, Arts and Medicine field.
  • Leading research institute in Ireland in Commerce, Law, Arts and Celtic Studies, Technology, Medicine Faculties, among others.
  • UCC intends to establish a Centre of Excellence to fulfill world- class research in Food and Health, Nano electronics and Environmental Science fields.
  • The College of Medicine and Health, affiliated to the University College Cork Teaching Hospital- the largest medical Centre in Ireland.

Dublin City University

  • Through its powerful, operational links with research, academic and industry partners- both home and overseas, this university has imitated a reputation as Ireland’s University of Enterprise.
  • Courses in Ireland are offered in Business, Education, Science and Health, Engineering and Computing and Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Houses 5 campuses, easily accessible offering an array of facilities- theatre, ATMs, clubs, libraries, mini- markets and pharmacy.
  • Remunerative placement opportunities and scholarships viz.- Sports Scholarship, International Merit Scholarships etc. are offered to students.
  • Additionally, a wide range of sport facilities- swimming pool, fitness center, football field etc. are offered.

Maynooth University

  • Fastest growing university in Ireland with more than 13,000 students.
  • According to the Study Portals International Student Satisfaction Award, Maynooth University is home to the happiest international students in Europe.
  • On- campus: more than 100 societies and clubs, Students Union.
  • Holds powerful links with Google, Intel, HP and more than 50 giant companies.

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