Why Study in

1-year master’s degrees

Is currently home to 9 of the world’s top 10 pharmaceutical companies.

Scholarships upto 100% are available for deserving students

Ireland is the largest exporter of software in the world and rates amongst the top five producers of pharmaceuticals and fine chemicals globally. The ever-increasing demands of this high technology economy have ensured that the higher education technological sector offers the highest and most advanced standards and opportunities available today.

Close links to industry and is characterized by creativity, flexibility, and pragmatism.

Young vibrant population, with 40% of the population under the age of 25;

The Irish Government invests over 782 million annually in research in Ireland’s higher education institutions. The impact of this funding is that Ireland’s higher education institutions now lead the world in an increasing number of fields.

Ireland is also where some of the world’s biggest and best companies like Google, Facebook, HP, Accenture, Apple, Amazon, Uber, Pfizer, Abbott Laboratories, Tesco and etc have located key, strategic research facilities.

In Ireland, you’ll find a unique ecosystem that sees academic researchers working hand-in-hand with small home-grown and start-up companies in partnership with some of the most powerful multinationals on the planet.

Emplyment Prospects

Part-Time Pay: Varies I Can you work? : Yes

What kind of work can you do ?

There are various part-time jobs available in all the sectors across hospitality/catering to call centre to banking and finance and etc. With few exceptions, it is very unlikely that you will find a part-time job related to your course of study.

How many hours can you work ?

20 hours per week during studies; 40 hours per week during vacations.

Do you need prior approval when you work ?


About Tax ?

You will normally start to pay tax from your first payday. The amount of tax you pay depends on your level of pay and the amount of your tax credits.

Full Time

Employment Permit System

Work permit

Work permits are issued for up to 2 years. Generally the salary must be €30,000 or more and the employer must have carried out a labour market test. The cost for a 2 year work permit is €1000. After 12 months working in the country, work permit holders can apply for their family members to join them.

Green card permit

Green card permits are issued for jobs where the salary is over €60,000. Green card permits are also issued for certain jobs where the salary is between €30,000 and €59,999, for an up-to-date list of eligible jobs go to: There is no labour market test. There must be a job offer of 2 or more years.

Spousal/Dependent work permit

Spousal/Dependent work permits are issued to spouses or dependents (who came to Ireland before they were 18 years of age). If the main work permit holder was granted their work permit before 1st June 2009:

There is no labour market test

There is no fee for the work permit

There are no ineligible jobs

If the main work permit holder was granted their work permit after 1st June 2009, then the spouse or dependent will have to apply for a work permit in their own right which means

There is a labour market test

There is a fee for the work permit

There are ineligible jobs

How to find a job?

You can contact your Local Employment Service (LES)

You can check local and national newspapers: The Irish Times and The Irish Examiner (job supplement on Fridays), The Irish Independent (job supplement on Thursdays), The Sunday Independent and The Evening Herald

Use personal contacts, for example, relatives or friends who may know of current vacancies.

Average Salary?

€25,000- €30,000

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