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.
Breakdown of Fees
|Dublin Campus €||Cork Campus €||Galway Campus €|
|Intake 1: September/October 2019|
|International Foundation Year Business / Engineering / Science||€15,600||€12,600||€11,000|
|International Foundation Year Health Science||€17,800||€14,800|
|Intake 2: January 2020|
|International Foundation Year Business / Engineering / Science||€15,600|
|International Foundation Year Health Science||€17,800|
|Foundation Year Language Preparation|
|3 Months FYLP||€2,500||€2,500||€2,500|
|6 Months FYLP||€4,500||€4,500||€4,500|
|Additional Compulsory Costs|
|Registration & Placement incl Learner Protection (IFY & PMP)||€1,540||€1,540||€1,540|
|Registration & Placement incl Learner Protection (IFY Health Sci)||€1,895||€1,895||€1,895|
|Books & Course Materials||€200||€200||€200|
|Annual Medical Insurance||€200||€200||€200|
|Additional Optional Costs|
|Four weeks homestay accommodation (including meals & utilities) €50 registration applies||€700||€700||€700|
|Four weeks homestay accommodation (students under 18 years) €50 registration applies||€800||€800||€800|
|Airport collection on arrival in Dublin||€100|
|Guardianship Programme (students under 18 years)|
|Guardianship Fee||€500||From €495*||From €495*|
|Homestay refundable deposit||€250||€1,000||€1,000|
|Additional visits and administration outside of programme||€50 per hour||€45 per hour||€45 per hour|
|*Guardianship programme in Cork and Galway delivered by Godsil Education. Monthly guardianship fees of €175 apply after first month until student reaches 18 years of age|
Tuition fees shown include any discounts/scholarships offered by the College.
The total fees payable will comprise:
- Programme Fee
- Registration & Examination Fee including Learner Protection
- Medical Insurance
- Course Materials
- Optional airport/college transfer service
- Optional Accommodation & Arrangement Fees
Students Under 18 Years
Guardianship fee of €500 Dublin campus.
For Cork campus fees, please contact us.
Methods of Payment
Tuition fees should be paid by bank transfer to the DIFC bank account details provided.
When You Study with DIFC You Can Avail of University Scholarships of up to €20,000.
|Science & Pharmacy Scholarships available worth 25% of tuition fees. €20,000|
|Scholarships worth 25% of tuition fees on all programmes. €12,000 over four years.|
|Part scholarships worth €2,000 per year available on all programmes. €8,000 over four years.|
On-Campus Accommodation should be booked at www.ghr.ie