Dublin International Foundation College

  • Average Tuition EUR 13,600
  • Acceptance Rate 50%
  • Students 200
  • International Students 100%
  • Intakes January/September

School Description

Dublin International Foundation College (DIFC) was established in 1999 by Diarmuid Moroney, to deliver foundation courses to prepare international students for that will help prepare international students to attend universities in Ireland and the UK. DIFC has helped place more than 1000 students in its partner universities.

DIFC has 2 campuses, in Dublin and Cork. The Dublin campus is just a 15-minute walk from Dublin city centre, and contains eight computer labs as well as a student residence that is home to 600 students. The Cork campus is located just 15-minute walk from St Patrick’s Street, the main shopping street in Cork city centre. DIFC has access to over 40 University Partners across the world including 5 of the Top 100 Universities worldwide and has strong partnerships with 12 Institutions in Ireland and 11 in the United Kingdom. DIFC students are guaranteed a place in one of these institutions upon the completion of their DIFC course.

School Features

  • 01Guaranteed entry into partner universities based on achieving required grades on foundation programmes (excluding medicine)
  • 02Safe, friendly, small international community.
  • 03High quality education system in native English language

Courses Offered

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  • 145 S Circular Rd, Merchants Quay, Dublin, Dublin 8, Ireland
    EUR 13,600 Tuition Fee

    Business Management

    • Scholarships EUR 2600
    <p>The Business &amp; Management Foundation programme provides a progression to undergraduate studies in Business, Accounting, Management, Law and Humanities related degrees. </p><p>Our partner universities recognise th more
  • 145 S Circular Rd, Merchants Quay, Dublin, Dublin 8, Ireland
    EUR 13,600 Tuition Fee

    Engineering Technology

    • Scholarships EUR 2600
    <p>Prepare for entry to Engineering &amp; Technology courses in our Partner Universities in Ireland and the UK. </p><p>Our partner universities recognise that the NCUK IFY course meets their entry requirements for inter more
  • 145 S Circular Rd, Merchants Quay, Dublin, Dublin 8, Ireland
    EUR 15,800 Tuition Fee

    Health Science

    • Scholarships EUR 2800
    <p>The International Foundation Year – Health Science programme is a specialised university foundation course designed to support international students to progress to study Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing or Pharmacy.</p> more
  • 145 S Circular Rd, Merchants Quay, Dublin, Dublin 8, Ireland
    EUR 13,600 Tuition Fee

    Information Management

    <p>The Pre-Masters (Graduate Diploma) is a modular course consisting of a core element and a subject theme. The core element includes modules in English for Academic Purposes (EAP), Learning Skills including Information more
  • 145 S Circular Rd, Merchants Quay, Dublin, Dublin 8, Ireland
    EUR 13,600 Tuition Fee

    Science

    • Scholarships EUR 2600
    <p>The perfect preparation course for international students hoping to complete a wide range of science degree programmes throughout Ireland and the UK. </p><p>Our partner universities recognise that the NCUK IFY course more

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Admission Requirements

  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 61
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 5.00
  • Minimum PTE 46

Financial Aid & Scholarship

DIFC offer part scholarships worth €2,800 for Foundation Year Medicine and €2,600 for all other Foundation courses are available for students studying in DIFC Cork in October 2018.

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Established in 1999

Over the past few years, DIFC has placed over 1,000 students onto graduate and postgraduate courses in partner universities and colleges in Ireland and the UK.

Due to our reputation for running quality foundation courses as a pathway to university entrance, DIFC has been appointed by NCUK as its exclusive delivery centre in Ireland for NCUK courses – the NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) and NCUK Pre-Masters Preparation.

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