ACADEMIC YEAR IN IRELAND
Our academic year in Ireland programme is designed for non-EU students wishing to immerse themselves in Irish culture, master their English and work and study in Ireland on an 8-month visa.
Information on how to apply for a Work and Study in Ireland visa can be found in our blog.
This programme is available with 15, 20 or 25 hours of class per week and is included on the Interim List of Eligible Programmes (ILEP) and accredited by the Irish government.
The programme includes 6-months of general English classes from Monday to Friday. After this period students are legally allowed to work or travel in Ireland for an additional 2 months.
Students must also sit an obligatory exam at the end of the course and choose from TIE (€100), PET (€146), FCE (€181), CAE (€191) and IELTS (€191). These fees can be paid directly to the school after commencement of course or added to the overall programme price and paid before arrival.
15, 20 or 25 hours per week
Classes Monday - Friday
Wide mix of nationalities
Welcome Ireland work with only the best and most reliable schools in Ireland. Our partner schools are chosen for their academic departments, social program, location and nationality mix. All schools are located within walking distance from the centre and offer both student accommodation and homestay options.
Class sizes consist of an average of 10 – 15 maximum students per class from a variety of nationalities and backgrounds. Additional modules such as IELTS and Cambridge test preparation, business English and conversation are also available.