Irish boarding schools will give the best of two worlds to their students – a high-quality education and a full immersion in the English language.
There are 23 boarding schools in Ireland providing the best experience to their students and working not just their academic skills but also social and artistic and sportive skills through their wide range of extracurricular activities.
The subjects covered in Irish boarding schools will englobe the various areas of interest – Art, Business, Maths, Computer Science, Languages, Music, among many others.
Boarding schools in Ireland entry age is not as early as other countries. Normally students enter these schools around the 12 years old for Middle School, and by 15/16 years for High School/Leaving Certificate.
Extra requirements might be asked depending on the school.
There are almost 70 higher institutions in Ireland and a wide range of courses for students to choose from. Students find in Ireland a safe and welcoming destination due to the fact that it is an English-speaking country.
Offering various options for undergraduate degrees, the Irish education system is inclusive and gives opportunities to different level students.
Masters are equivalent to a level 9 in Irish Education System and in order to apply the students must have the equivalent to a level 8 – Honours Degree. A taught master normally has a duration of 1 year to 1 year and half and depending on the number of credits achieved students will be awarded with a Postgraduate Certificate (30 ETCS), Postgraduate Diploma (60 ETCS) or Taught Master Degree (90 ETCS).
With a reputation for being a friendly and welcoming country, a rich cultural heritage and amazing universities, it’s a no brainer why is such an attractive destination for students looking for these programs.
Requirements can vary regarding the school and the course chosen, however there are some requirements that every student must fill when applying:
It is important to understand that each course has its requirements regarding the entry subjects and each school will inform the minimum expected grade on specific subjects. Besides that students must be sure to have achieve on their secondary diploma:
Level 6/7 – 5 grade O6/H7 including English or Irish and Mathematics.
Level 8 – minimum of 4 grade O6 and 2 Grade H5. This must include English or Irish and Mathematics.
In order to apply for a master, you will need to have:
The deadlines students must be aware of will be:
February 1st – regular applications
May 1st – late applications
Deadlines to Master programs vary depending on the University or course. Contact us for more details.
Language and Summer Courses
There are 360 million people in the world speaking English as their first language and a total of 1.35 billion people using it on a daily basis. The importance of speaking English has become evident through out the years and is no longer an advantage but almost an obligation to master it.
Ireland will be a great place to improve your English skills since it will make you immerge completely in the language while offering you a historical and cultural experience.
The lessons charge will be up to you, there will be options from 4h to 26h hours per week for general English, but as well tailored made programs regarding your needs.
Dublin is the most popular destination for studying English in Ireland, but we can propose many other options and locations!
There thousands of courses to choose from, depending on your needs.
English for specific purposes (teaching, aviation, business, economics, medical. Etc)
English language + activities