Top Universities in Ireland 2018

Top universities in IrelandTop universities in Ireland 2018 -With international students increasingly showing interest in the country, the Republic of Ireland is making headway as one of the major study abroad destinations in the World. In 2014, around 23,000 international students were enrolled in the various public funded universities in the country, representing an increase of more than 60% over 2009-2010. Besides China, US, Brazil, Malaysia and the Gulf, India is one of the largest sources for international students in Ireland.

Interestingly, Ireland is popular as one of Europe’s most entrepreneurial country which attracts aspiring entrepreneurs who want to pursue programmes that would enable them to expand their business faster and systematically.

While the number of Irish universities represented in the World University Rankings has increased from 6 universities ranked in 2014 to 9 this year.  The ranking of the top universities in Ireland 2018 has improved. Trinity College Dublin’s position has improved both in the QS and Times Higher Education ranking by 10 and 14 places respectively. In ARWU 2017 ranking, the university, placed in the 151- 200 bracket, has not made any improvement.

Here, we have compiled a list of the Top universities in Ireland 2015 as per three major ranking platforms – THE, QS and ARWU.

The table below gives you the opportunity to check the rankings of the Top universities in Ireland 2018 arrived upon by THE, QS and ARWU.

 

Top universities in Ireland 2018

S.No

University

QS Rank

THE Rank

ARWU

2018

2017

2018

2017

2017

2016

1

Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin

88

98

117

131

200

151-200

2

University College Dublin

168

176

201–250

201–250

301-400

301-400

3

National University of Ireland Galway

243

249

201–250

201–250

301-400

301-400

4

University College Cork

283

283

351–400

351–400

--

--

5

Dublin City University

391

380

401–500

401–500

--

--

6

University of Limerick

501-550

501-550

501–600

501–600

--

--

7

Dublin Institute of Technology

651-700

651-700

601–800

601–800

--

--

8

Maynooth University

701-750

651-700

401–500

351–400

--

--

9

Royal College of Surgeons

--

--

201–250

201–250

--

--

The rankings are done on a number of metrics. The metrics used by QS rankings are Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty/Student Ratio, Citations per faculty, International Faculty Ratio, International Student Ratio.

First Published On : 08 Nov 2017 05:04 PM IST

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