Applications from Outside the EU - India | International Office


DCU International Office
Studying abroad is all about new experiences and stepping out of your comfort zone. The transition to online and blended learning may seem daunting at first, but it is a stepping stone to what may very well be the future of learning and working. Coming to DCU is an exciting opportunity to embrace this challenge and upskill!

Vish Gain, India
MA in Journalism 2019/2020

At DCU, we are always happy to welcome students from India. Find out more below about entry requirements for Indian students.

Preparing to apply 

You may need to complete a foundation or English-language programme before starting your undergraduate or postgraduate study at DCU. Click here for more information.

As an Indian citizen, you need a visa to study in Ireland. Learn more here

Find out how to apply to DCU here.

 Entry requirements

You must meet DCU’s English language requirements as well as the academic requirements set out below.

If you don’t meet the entry requirements below, you may still be able to study at DCU. Contact us here and we can discuss it with you. 


  • At a minimum, standard XII 65% (excluding non-academic subjects)
  • Maths, English & specific subject requirements 65%


  • Standard XII 80%
  • Maths & English 80%
  • Specific subject requirements 70-80%


  • 4yr Bachelor's Degree

  • Tier 1 universities Bachelor’s Degree: 60%
  • Tier 2 universities: 65%.


You can apply at any time to be a researcher at DCU -- there are no closing dates. Visit DCU Graduate Studies Office to learn more about entry requirements, finding a supervisor and funding.

 DCU Merit Scholarships 

As an international student, you may be eligible for a scholarship. Learn more here.

DCU in India 

Check back here to learn more about upcoming visits by our staff to your country or other relevant events happening near you soon.

We also run regular webinars, which may interest you. Keep an eye on our news page or social media for more information.

 Educational advisers or agents for Indian students

Global Study Partners

Study International UK (SI-UK)

EIC Group

Fateh Education

Global Opportunities

Oberoi Education Link



ILW Education Consultants

iStudyAbroad India Pvt. Ltd.

Abroad Education Consultants

Info Edge (India)Limited

The Chopras

Edwise International LLP

Worldwide Edu Consultants

Preston Educational Consultants (trading as GoIreland)

Salve Maria International

International Placewell Consultants Pvt. Ltd.

Krishna Consultants

Study Overseas Global PVT LTD

VDIEC Global Connect Pvt Ltd

Career XL Services

Gee Bee Education Pvt. Ltd.

Gateway Abroad