According to the first-ever Good Country Index, Ireland has been voted the "Best Good Country in the World" for making the most significant contribution to people and the planet. While Ireland came out on top, the Nordic area was credited with making a "collective" contribution to people and the world.

Application Process

Before traveling to Ireland, international students must apply for a visa. Before beginning the process of applying for an overseas visa to study in Ireland, students must have accepted an offer of a recognized program of study in Ireland and have a receipt of payment letter from their institution.

  1. You should apply for a visa three months in advance of your trip.

  2. You must apply for a visa from your native nation or a lawful resident country. 

  3. Prepare your application three months in advance of your trip.

  4. You may be required to give biometric information as part of your application in some situations.

  5. After you've completed your visa application, you'll be given instructions on where to send your documents.

  6. A visa will be issued and returned to you in your passport/travel document if your application is approved. 

  7. After getting your paperwork, you should expect a judgment in around eight weeks.

Course Faculties

A business school

From certificate to master's level, the School of Business delivers and develops courses for the college. 
Management, marketing, and human resources are just a few of the topics covered in these classes.

School of Computer Science

NCI's School of Computing, Ireland's most significant type, offers certificate and master's level courses in cloud computing, data analytics, and cybersecurity.

Education and Lifelong Learning Centre

The NCI Centre for Education and Lifelong Learning delivers education courses and ensures that the college's pedagogy is student-centered.

National College of Ireland's many faculties are active participants in research in their respective fields. Learn about the research projects that NCI faculty members are working on.

Course Costing

Under the Free Fees Initiative, Ireland's Higher Education Authority will cover your tuition costs at the university. 

You must meet the following requirements to be eligible for the Free Fees program:

  1. You've lived in the EU for at least three of the last five years.

  2. You've decided to enroll in your first undergraduate course.

  3. Your program is full-time and lasts at least two years.

Things to know
Universities in Ireland welcome overseas students with open arms for two intakes, known as the autumn and spring intakes. January intake is more prevalent in Ireland because it provides more courses, a higher acceptance rate, and career chances.