January Entry at Ireland Universities

January Entry in Ireland


Ireland University January Entry

Studying in Ireland in January

January entry at universities in Ireland is ideal for international students who need more time to complete pre-university study, apply for funding or arrange their visa.

January entry offers flexibility and advantages that may suit certain students depending on their circumstances. Traditionally, university admissions in Ireland have primarily been focused on the September entry, aligning with the academic year in the country.

Deadlines for January Entry in Ireland

Students should begin applying between June and September. However, the application timeline for the January intake in Irish universities may vary slightly depending on the specific institution and programme of study.

Make sure to apply with the correct information before the stated deadline, and as soon as you receive the letter of acceptance, you must apply for a visa in Ireland to avoid any delays.

January Courses at Universities in Ireland

Dublin City University

Holding a strong reputation as Ireland’s University of Enterprise, Dublin City University is a young and dynamic university with over 16,000 students recognised nationally and internationally for academic excellence, research and innovation. DCU has a range of professional undergraduate, postgraduate and connected online courses across multiple disciplines, including science, humanities, business, engineering, computing, social sciences and education.

TU Dublin

TU Dublin is Ireland’s top technological university, offering more than 800 undergraduate, postgraduate, part-time and evening courses in various fields from business, science, law, engineering, social sciences and creative arts. Degrees at TU Dublin are comprehensive, combining academic excellence and professional, industry-oriented learning to prepare students for an outstanding career in productive leadership.

University of Galway

More than 150 years old, the University of Galway has consistently maintained high positions in the World University Rankings, recognised globally for its academic excellence and high research output. A high graduate employability rate of 96% for undergraduates and 95% for postgraduates make Galway hugely popular with international students. It has more than 400 master's and around 50 bachelor's degrees to choose from.

Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College Dublin is Ireland’s most renowned university, located on a historic campus in one of world’s greatest cities, Dublin. TCD offers innovative courses for different levels promoting academic excellence through liberal education and creating value for society through a transformative student experience.

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