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Location: Castletroy, Co. Limerick, Ireland

Country: Ireland

Near by Big City: Limerick

About University: The University of Limerick (UL) located in Limerick, Ireland, was established in 1972 as the National Institute for Higher Education, Limerick and became a university by statute in 1989 in accordance with the University of Limerick Act, 1989. The university was the first university established since the foundation of the State in 1922, followed later the same day by the establishment of Dublin City University.

The university is situated on a splendid riverside campus of over 131 hectares with the River Shannon as a unifying focal point. The University of Limerick campus is located 5 km from Limerick city centre and 20 km from Shannon International Airport.

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The university has currently in excess of 11,000 full-time undergraduate students and 1,500 part-time students. There are also over 800 research postgraduates and 1,300 taught postgraduate students at the university. UL offers 72 undergraduate programmes and 103 taught postgraduate programmes across four faculties: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Education and Health Sciences; Kemmy Business School; and Science and Engineering.

Accommodation: The university is notable compared to other Irish universities in that a significant amount of accommodation is on-campus. A number of single rooms have been reserved for international students in the five on-campus student villages.
The oldest is Plassey Village, situated opposite the university's main gate. This accommodates 424 students in terraced houses consisting of eight bedrooms and a kitchen/living area. Kilmurry Village is the second oldest student village and is located in the east of the campus. It accommodates 540 students in six bed-roomed, terraced houses. It is the closest village to the University Arena.
Dromroe Village is located on the south bank of the River Shannon. The first with high rise accommodation, it houses 457 students in six bed-roomed ensuite apartments.
Thomond Village comprised the first university buildings to be located on the north bank of the River Shannon, in County Clare. It has accommodation for 504 students in six, four or two bedroom apartments.
Cappavilla Village is the newest student village, in close proximity to the new Health Sciences Building.

Admission Requirement*:

UG:
 • An equivalent qualification to the Irish Leaving Certificate or A levels (UK system).
 • Standard XII examinations of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Metro State Boards or Indian Council School Examinations (ICSE), including English, another language and mathematics, with first-division/class standing and a statement of marks for Grades X, XI and XII with a minimum of 70%.
 • Particular programmes may require specific subjects.

PG: 
 • A four-year or three-year honours degree in a relevant discipline from a first-level university. First-division results are required with a minimum overall grade of 60%.
 • Particular programmes may require an interview and/or work experience.

IELTS Requirements: Minimum IELTS score UG & PG students 6.0

Fees Range: Full-time UG & PG Fees 8,900 Euro to 15,358 Euro

*Conditions apply.