Study at University of Limerick, Ireland

University of Limerick is ‘University of the Year 2019’ in the Sunday Times Good University Guide

  • University of Limerick (UL) is among the top ten universities in Ireland, with over 12,000 students
  • UL is the 6th best university in Ireland and ranks 550th worldwide as per QS World Rankings 
  • UL is Ireland’s ‘Most Popular University’
  • Founded in 1972, the university enjoys top billing in the Top 50 under 50
  • With more than 2,000 international students each year, UL is a young and enterprising university with a proud record of innovation in education and scholarship
  • UL offers more than 70 undergraduate programmes across Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Education and Health Sciences, Science and Engineering and the Kemmy Business School.  UL also delivers a strong postgraduate offering with more than 100 taught postgraduate programmes to Doctoral and Post-doctoral level
  • Did you know that the UL graduate employment rate is 15% higher than the national average, with most scoring jobs while at school?
  • Located on the west coast of Ireland along the picturesque River Shannon

WINNER: Best Student Campus 2019

A group of UL students have combined to produce a stunning video that illustrates the beauty of the UL campus

University of Limerick, Ireland Ranking

  • Ireland University Ranking 2019 by UniRank ranked the University of Limerick at No. 5 in Ireland
  • 6th in Ireland in the QS World University Rankings 2018
  • University of Limerick has ranked 35th globally in the first ever Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings and first in Ireland for gender equality


Why Study in Ireland

  • 2 Years Stay Back: 1 Year Masters / MBA and 2 years Post-study Work Visa. Bachelors degree provides at least 1 year stay back
  • Education Quality: Ireland’s education ranks in the Top 10 in the World
  • Safe & Friendly: One of the safest and the friendliest country in the world
  • 100% English-speaking Country: Ireland is an English speaking country. Remember – Northern Ireland is a part of the United Kingdom (UK) and Southern part of Ireland is known as the Republic of Ireland
  • Companies in Ireland: You name some of the topmost companies and most of them will have their European headquarters (HQs) in Ireland. Ireland has the best of the tech world: Google, HP, Apple, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Amazon, SAP, Twitter, Infosys, TCS, and mostly all 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. 75+ Biopharmaceutical companies are in Ireland. Ireland is the 7th largest exporter of medicinal and pharmaceutical products in the world in 2014
  • Tax Structure: The taxation in Ireland for companies is 12.5%. Thus, you will have access to some of the topmost companies’ EU HQs in a smaller country. Again, there are top Institutions in Ireland and since its 100% English speaking, even the Companies prefer to be in Ireland
  • Permanent Residency: Ireland offers a great opportunity to settle down in the country if you have a job of over Euro 30000 annually!
So all in all, ONE year Masters + 2 Years Work Permit + Opportunity to Settle Down with access to work in 28 European countries!

For more detailed reasons and information about advantages of studying in Ireland, check out our Why Study in Ireland page

Entry Requirements to Study at the University of Limerick, Ireland

General entry requirements (exact requirements may vary from course to course)

Postgraduate Courses: At least 60% in Bachelors (we recommend 65%) or CGPA of 7.5 or higher (on a scale of 10). IELTS: 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in each module (or equivalent TOEFL or PTE score)

Undergraduate Courses (after 12th): 85% or higher for most courses (IBDP: 36 predicted or higher). IELTS: 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in each module (or equivalent TOEFL or PTE score)  

University of Limerick, Ireland Scholarships

UL offers a range of scholarships for Indian students. Scholarships are upto 100% of the tuition fee. We encourage students to apply for UL scholarship as early as possible. For more information, you can always contact us, and we will help you right through the UL scholarship application process at no cost

Several of University of Limerick, Ireland scholarships for Indian students:

Faculty of Science and Engineering Scholarships (EU 2000): Available to full-time non-EU postgraduate students in the Faculty of Science and Engineering for the 2019/20 academic year.  Eligible postgraduate students will be considered for a scholarship worth a €2,000 to €4,000 reduction in tuition fees.

UL and The Government of Ireland Scholarship (50%): The Government of Ireland and the College of Business and Law, University College Cork are delighted to offer one full scholarships for an Indian Student for a one year Masters by Research.

The Government of Ireland International Education Scholarships: The Government of Ireland International Education Scholarships are open to students from outside the EU/EEA and provide an individual stipend of €10,000 and full fee waiver to 60 beneficiaries for one full year study on a Bachelor, Master or PhD programme.

Erasmus Mundus Scheme: An Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD), is a prestigious, integrated, international study programme, jointly delivered by an international consortium of higher education institutions. EMJMDs award EU-funded scholarships to the best student candidates applying under annual selection rounds. Study must take place in at least two of the programme countries. Part of the studies can also take place where there is a partner-country institution involved.An EMJMD is a study programme of 60, 90 or 120 ECTS. This means that it lasts from a minimum of 12 months, to a maximum of 24 months and is open for Master’s students.  

University of Limerick (UL) Applications Deadline

Our recommendation: Apply to University of Limerick one year in advance to the course start date

While there is no official deadline for applications, courses at UL fill up very fast. Typically, applicants may wish to apply by October in the previous year to when they hope to begin their course at UL eg. if you are planning on a September 2020 start, you should apply by September 2019 preferably. UL’s Kemmy Business School recommends students to apply before September for the following year’s intake.  

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Study in Ireland

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