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    Does anybody have an opinion about any of the Irish universities?
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    I think University College Cork is good, it ranks highly and was named Irish University of the Year 2016. My cousin did his Masters degree there
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    (Original post by majapo)
    Does anybody have an opinion about any of the Irish universities?
    TCD (Trinity) is the oldest and generally highly regarded. Although I've heard accomodation can be patchy. Dublin is a great city but can be fairly expensive (although as you probably know tuition fees are low in Ireland).

    There's a good thread about it here:
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=1550377

    What course are you considering? And why Ireland?
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    (Original post by jneill)
    TCD (Trinity) is the oldest and generally highly regarded. Although I've heard accomodation can be patchy. Dublin is a great city but can be fairly expensive (although as you probably know tuition fees are low in Ireland).

    There's a good thread about it here:
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/show....php?t=1550377

    What course are you considering? And why Ireland?
    Philosophy. Why Ireland? As a foreign student I prefer English speaking country since it is all much easier if you don't have to learn yet another language. And I like the culture (or the reputation about their culture if you prefer).
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    (Original post by Leviathan1741)
    I think University College Cork is good, it ranks highly and was named Irish University of the Year 2016. My cousin did his Masters degree there
    Actually Cork is my no.1 on the list. Do you know anything else? Or maybe where could I find out more?
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    (Original post by majapo)
    Actually Cork is my no.1 on the list. Do you know anything else? Or maybe where could I find out more?
    I'm afraid I don't know much about the university, but looking at their website may help
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    (Original post by majapo)
    Actually Cork is my no.1 on the list. Do you know anything else? Or maybe where could I find out more?
    You could also ask in here about Irish universities
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/forumdisplay.php?f=116

    Also here about Philosophy courses
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/forumdisplay.php?f=350

    And there's a site called boards.ie for all things to do with Ireland.
    They have a UCC forum: http://www.boards.ie/b/forum/548
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    (Original post by jneill)
    You could also ask in here about Irish universities
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/forumdisplay.php?f=116

    Also here about Philosophy courses
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/forumdisplay.php?f=350

    And there's a site called boards.ie for all things to do with Ireland.
    They have a UCC forum: http://www.boards.ie/b/forum/548
    I can't tell you how much i appreciate this. Thank you!
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    (Original post by majapo)
    I can't tell you how much i appreciate this. Thank you!
    Cork is a great city (2nd to Dublin) and the people are fantastic, if you can understand what they are saying

    Make sure you visit Blarney Castle. And the Ring of Kerry and the Dingle peninsula.
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    If you are talking about the island of Ireland as opposed to the 26 County Republic there is Queens University Belfast which is a Russell Group uni. My son's cousins all went to Trinity College Dublin . Wherever you go you will get a great quality education.
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    Oh and I echo what the previous poster said about Cork. I've never been to Cork City but West Cork / Kerry is spectacularly beautiful. If I ever won the lottery i'd move to West Cork in a heartbeat.
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    (Original post by markova21)
    If you are talking about the island of Ireland as opposed to the 26 County Republic there is Queens University Belfast which is a Russell Group uni. My son's cousins all went to Trinity College Dublin . Wherever you go you will get a great quality education.
    Good point! (And I'm NornIron...)

    Also Ulster Uni - but I doubt they offer Philosphy.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    Good point! (And I'm NornIron...)

    Also Ulster Uni - but I doubt they offer Philosphy.
    Hello. I'm from Manchester but moved to Newry with my then 2 year old son 17 years ago. My son and his college friends and teachers all went to Ulster University's Jordanstown Campus for a look around. None of them were too impressed. He was doing a Health and Social Care Level 3 Extended Diploma. He's just finished the HNC . Nearly every other uni anywhere offers H+SC which would essentially be the same thing. Except Ulster. They do Health and Social Care Policy and it's quite different. Anyway my son hated it when he went that day and really doesn't want to do this Health and Social Care Policy degree. But the Jordanstown campus are moving all their courses out of Jordanstown by September 2019 to their Belfast campus. Which sounds great. Except that the accommodation will still be at Jordanstown. Grr.
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    (Original post by markova21)
    Hello. I'm from Manchester but moved to Newry with my then 2 year old son 17 years ago. My son and his college friends and teachers all went to Ulster University's Jordanstown Campus for a look around. None of them were too impressed. He was doing a Health and Social Care Level 3 Extended Diploma. He's just finished the HNC . Nearly every other uni anywhere offers H+SC which would essentially be the same thing. Except Ulster. They do Health and Social Care Policy and it's quite different. Anyway my son hated it when he went that day and really doesn't want to do this Health and Social Care Policy degree. But the Jordanstown campus are moving all their courses out of Jordanstown by September 2019 to their Belfast campus. Which sounds great. Except that the accommodation will still be at Jordanstown. Grr.
    Yep and that's probably why it's one of the few universities to have a £6k tuition fee for UK (ex NI) students.... I just mentioned it for completeness.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    Yep and that's probably why it's one of the few universities to have a £6k tuition fee for UK (ex NI) students.... I just mentioned it for completeness.
    Yes. The Ulster Uni website says they are building brand new [academic] premises for all the students who will be moving from Jordanstown. If they are doing that why don't they build more accommodation for them at the Belfast campus too, instead of people studying in Belfast but still having to live in Jordanstown?
 
 
 
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