Course Fees

DIFC offers a variety of programmes for international students who wish to progress their careers in leading European and international universities. When you study abroad with DIFC you can rest assured that your dream career is in reach.

Below you will see a breakdown of tuition and other fees to study with DIFC. Please note that DIFC do not provide full scholarships as we are a private institution. Flexible payment plans can be arranged. Please contact us with any queries.

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Breakdown of Fees

Tuition Fees
International Foundation Year Business / Engineering / Science €15,600
International Foundation Year Health Science €17,800
Pre-Masters Programme €15,600
Foundation Year Language Preparation
3 Months FYLP €2,500
6 Months FYLP €4,500
Additional Compulsory Costs
Registration & Placement incl Learner Protection (IFY & PMP) €1,540
Registration & Placement incl Learner Protection (IFY Health Sci) €1,895
Books & Course Materials €200
Annual Medical Insurance €200
Additional Optional Costs
Four weeks homestay accommodation (including meals & utilities) €50 registration applies €700
Four weeks homestay accommodation (students under 18 years) €50 registration applies €800
Airport collection on arrival in Dublin €100
Guardianship Programme (students under 18 years)
Guardianship Fee – 1st month €495
Guardianship Monthly Fee until 18th birthday €125
Additional visits and administration outside of programme €45 per hour
Guardianship programme is delivered by Godsil Education. Students apply directly to Godsil Education.

Tuition Fees

The total fees payable will comprise:

  • Tuition Fee
  • Registration & Examination Fee including Learner Protection
  • Medical Insurance
  • Course Materials
  • Optional airport/college transfer service
  • Optional Accommodation & Arrangement Fees



DIFC Ireland awards a limited number of part-scholarships and discounts annually to international students.

Details of scholarships & discounts available in 2020/21 academic year are here


Paying Fees

DIFC Ireland has partnered with Flywire in order to streamline the process of international payments. Flywire allows you to pay securely from any country and any bank, generally in your home currency.

To make a payment, click here

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