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Essential Information

What Can I Study?

Every year, Mary Immaculate College (MIC) welcomes students from a range of international locations to study at the College on study abroad and exchange programmes. MIC has formal partnerships with numerous colleges and universities in Europe and around the world to facilitate exchanges but otherwise, with the agreement of your home institution, students may study at MIC by paying the requisite tuition fees.

It is recommended that international study abroad and exchange students take a minimum of four course modules (24 ECTS) per semester of study at Mary Immaculate College.

Please note: Module listings above are subject to change and in the case of the Education and Early Childhood Care & Education modules above, international students may only take them if there is a formal link with their home institution.

Students can also choose from the following subjects:

Beginners Irish Language (Gaeilge ab initio) Course (6 ECTS Credits) 
Gaeilge ab Initio is an Irish language course for beginners, concentrating on the spoken language. The emphasis is on the basic communication skills and grammar of the language, allowing the students to converse in Irish on matters concerning themselves and their interests. Course content includes: background and history of the Irish Language; Irish language today; Irish mythology; introduction to Irish place-names and Gaeltachtaí (Irish-speaking areas).

English as a Foreign Language (6 ECTS Credits) / English for Academic Purposes (6 ECTS Credits)
Courses in English language are offered in both the Autumn and Spring semesters. These modules are designed to meet the language needs of intermediate to advanced non-native speakers of English studying at university level. Students are assigned to the appropriate module based on their language proficiency. Language needs analysis is conducted to tailor course content to respond to students’ requirements. Each course is worth 6 ECTS.

How do I Apply?

Important Note

Non-EU and EU applications are processed by two separate offices at MIC. Please make sure you contact the office relevant to your country of origin.

Study Abroad (Non-EU Students)

Mary Immaculate College welcomes applications from students interested in studying abroad at MIC for one semester or one academic year.  With the agreement of their home institution, students can pay the required tuition fees, or if there is an MIC student to send to the home institution in exchange, fees will not be applicable.  

Students can choose courses to complement their programme of study back home and credits will be transferred to their home institution upon completion of each semester.  

Application and Registration
You must be nominated by your university coordinator, and then complete the relevant International Student Application Form electronically (see list below) and email it to: Mary.R.Collins@mic.ul.ie.

Closing Dates for Receipt of Applications

  • 31 May 2019 international students arriving in autumn 2019
  • 30 October 2019 for international students arriving in spring 2020

Registration

International orientation and registration take place at MIC the week before the semester commences.

See application forms below.

International students may take courses in any of the arts subjects and at any level, subject to the fulfilment of any prerequisites and/or departmental requirements. 

Apply: International Student Application Form 2019-2020 (Arts)

International students may take modules from the Bachelor of Education programme only if their home university has a dedicated Education link with Mary Immaculate College.

Apply: International Student Application Form 2019-2020 (Education)

International students may take modules from the Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Care and Education (BA ECCE) programme only if their home university has a dedicated ECCE link with Mary Immaculate College.

Apply: International Student Application Form 2019-2020 (Early Childhood Care and Education)

International students may take courses in any of the modules offered and at any level, subject to the fulfillment of any prerequisites and/or departmental requirements.

Apply: International Student Application Form 2019-2020 (BA CATS)

Contact
International Office
+353 61 204328
Erasmus+
Erasmus+
MIC takes part in exchanges with the Erasmus+ KA103 programme

European Exchange (Erasmus+ KA103 Students)

Mary Immaculate College welcomes applications from students interested in studying abroad at MIC for one semester or one academic year under the Erasmus+ KA103 exchange programme.  Please see list of Erasmus+ KA103 partner institutions here.

Students can choose courses to complement their programme of study at their home university and ECTS will be transferred to their home institution upon completion of each semester.  

Application and Registration
You must  be nominated by your university co-ordinator, and then complete the relevant Erasmus+ Student Application Form electronically (see list below) and e-mail it to: Deirdre.McInerney@mic.ul.ie

Closing Dates for Receipt of Applications

  • 31 May 2019 for Erasmus+ students arriving in autumn 2019
  • 30 October 2019 for Erasmus+ students arriving in spring 2020

Registration

International orientation and registration take place at MIC the week before the semester commences.

See application forms below.

Contact
Placement & Careers Office
Deirdre McInerney
+353 61 204910

Costs

Study Abroad

If your home institution has no formal links to Mary Immaculate College, you may study at MIC if your home institution agrees that you can apply. Unless an MIC student travels to your home institution in your place, you must pay tuition and other fees.

Visa and travel costs vary.

It is estimated that a budget of approximately €300 per week covers accommodation, meals and other living costs. Individual budgets vary depending on the cost of accommodation and level of personal expenditure.

Exchange

If your home institution has a partnership with Mary Immaculate College, you may be able to study at MIC without paying for tuition.

Visa and travel costs vary.

It is estimated that a budget of approximately €300 per week covers accommodation, meals and other living costs. Individual budgets vary depending on the cost of accommodation and level of personal expenditure.

Academic Calendar

The Academic Calendar contains dates of teaching weeks, study days, examination dates and Exam Board meetings throughout the autumn and spring semesters of each academic year.

Timetables

If you are embarking on a full undergraduate or postgraduate programme at MIC, timetables for your classes will be made available at the start of each semester. To see individual programme timetables, click here.

  • What Can I Study?
  • How do I Apply?
  • Costs
  • Academic Calendar