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Gaillimh
62 km

British Council - Mobile Testing Solutions Ltd London (Galway Cultural Institute)

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February 24, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
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February 29, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
March 09, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
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Centre of English Studies (Yeats College)

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February 24, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
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March 09, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
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Mobile Testing Solutions Ltd Ireland - MTS Galway

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February 24, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
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February 29, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
March 09, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
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Centre of English Studies, Ireland - CES Galway

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March 09, 2024 General Training March 22, 2024 EUR 205 DETAILS
April 06, 2024 General Training April 19, 2024 EUR 205 DETAILS
May 25, 2024 General Training June 07, 2024 EUR 205 DETAILS
June 08, 2024 General Training June 21, 2024 EUR 205 DETAILS
July 27, 2024 General Training August 09, 2024 EUR 205 DETAILS
Luimneach
65 km

Mobile Testing Solutions Ltd Ireland - Limerick Language Centre

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February 24, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
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February 29, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
March 09, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
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Mobile Testing Solutions Ltd Ireland - MTS at NED College – Limerick

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British Council - Mobile Testing Solutions Ltd (Limerick Institute of Technology)

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Dublin
127 km

Centre of English Studies – Dublin (Merrion Square)

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Centre of English Studies (Camden Court Hotel)

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February 24, 2024 Academic Global test date: please enquire
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British Council - Centre of English Studies (UKVI test location)

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March 26, 2024 UKVI Academic April 08, 2024 EUR 220 DETAILS
April 23, 2024 UKVI Academic May 06, 2024 EUR 220 DETAILS
May 14, 2024 UKVI General Training May 27, 2024 EUR 220 DETAILS
June 11, 2024 UKVI General Training June 24, 2024 EUR 220 DETAILS
July 09, 2024 UKVI Academic July 22, 2024 EUR 220 DETAILS

British Council - Centre of English Studies (UKVI test location)

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Centre of English Studies, Ireland - CES Dublin

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February 24, 2024 General Training March 08, 2024 EUR 205 DETAILS
March 01, 2024 General Training March 14, 2024 EUR 205 DETAILS
March 02, 2024 General Training March 15, 2024 EUR 205 DETAILS
March 06, 2024 General Training March 19, 2024 EUR 205 DETAILS
March 08, 2024 General Training March 21, 2024 EUR 205 DETAILS

British Council Mobile Testing Solutions Ltd (Belvedere College)

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Centre of English Studies, Ireland - CES Camden Court

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April 27, 2024 General Training May 10, 2024 EUR 205 DETAILS
May 09, 2024 General Training May 22, 2024 EUR 205 DETAILS
May 25, 2024 General Training June 07, 2024 EUR 205 DETAILS
June 08, 2024 General Training June 21, 2024 EUR 205 DETAILS
July 27, 2024 General Training August 09, 2024 EUR 205 DETAILS

British Council - DCU Dublin

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March 09, 2024 General Training March 22, 2024 EUR 205 DETAILS
March 23, 2024 General Training April 05, 2024 EUR 205 DETAILS
April 06, 2024 General Training April 19, 2024 EUR 205 DETAILS
April 27, 2024 General Training May 10, 2024 EUR 205 DETAILS
May 25, 2024 General Training June 07, 2024 EUR 205 DETAILS

British Council - UCD Applied Language Centre

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Mobile Testing Solutions Ltd Ireland - MTS Dublin

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Cork
144 km

Cork English College - Metropole Hotel

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June 22, 2024 General Training July 05, 2024 EUR 225 DETAILS
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British Council - Cork English College

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February 27, 2024 General Training March 11, 2024 EUR 225 DETAILS
February 29, 2024 General Training March 13, 2024 EUR 225 DETAILS
March 12, 2024 General Training March 25, 2024 EUR 225 DETAILS
March 14, 2024 General Training March 27, 2024 EUR 225 DETAILS
March 19, 2024 General Training April 01, 2024 EUR 225 DETAILS

British Council - Cork English College

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Other test centres in or nearby Ireland

  • Melbourne Polytechnic - Preston
  • Macquarie University - Darlington
  • There is one British Council test centre in Irelands capital Dublin. The average IELTS score of test takers with English as native language is 7. According to our database, there are 55 universities in Ireland that accept the IELTS test. The average IELTS score requirement for organisations accepting IELTS in Ireland is 6.

    As far back as 500 AD, Ireland, and its monks and monasteries, were at the centre of learning in Europe, earning Ireland the title Land of Saints and Scholars. In 1592, Trinity College Dublin received its charter and university status. National University of Ireland Maynooth dates back to 1795, and the universities in Galway and Cork were both founded in 1845. Ireland's history has engendered a deep appreciation and respect for learning, and, today, educational attainment rates are among the highest in the world. Over 85 per cent of young people complete secondary level education, and over two-thirds of those go on to higher level education. Ireland is ranked first in Europe in terms of graduates per 1,000 inhabitants. Government investment in world class facilities build on a lengthy tradition of academic excellence. Today, there are seven universities, 14 Institutes of Technology and many other world-leading education and research centres, housed in state-of-the-art facilities on beautiful campuses Irish research ranks within the top one per cent globally in 18 research fields, and all of the country's universities are in the top 3 per cent worldwide. Students from 160 countries study in Ireland and make up 12 per cent of the student population.

    Meet language requirements for university admission in Ireland by choosing an English language preparation course offered by English language schools worldwide, including Ireland. By taking the right English exam training course you will advance your language skills in order to get the needed scores for IELTS, TOEFL, C1 Advanced or other English exams.

    To study in English at one of the universities in Ireland, you may need a proof of English proficiency. There are several standardised English tests that you can take to proof your English level, such as the PTE (Pearson Test of English), TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), CAE (Cambridge Advanced English) and IELTS (International English Language Testing System), offered by British Council and IDP. IELTS is the most popular of these tests, with British Council offering more than 500 test locations and being accepted by more than 9,000 organisations world-wide.

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    Frequently asked questions about IELTS in Ireland

    How much does the IELTS exam cost in Ireland?

    The IELTS test in Ireland costs between EUR 200 and EUR 205. Please note that you may need to make extra costs such as transportation or accomodation if you need to travel to a city to take IELTS. See our article on IELTS costs how to save money on your IELTS test.

    How can I apply for IELTS in Ireland?

    First make sure that you apply for the right type of IELTS. The IELTS exam is offered as Academic or a General Training variant. The Academic variant is for studying abroad and the General Training if you want to migrate to an English-speaking country and work there, or if you plan to attend a secondary school. Applying for all variants of IELTS in Ireland can be done by following this link to the official IELTS registration website .

    Is IELTS for UKVI available for people from Ireland?

    If you plan to study or work in the United Kingdom, you need IELTS for UKVI. The UK Home Office has authorized the Secure English language exams (SELT) IELTS for UKVI Academic and General Training and IELTS Life Skills for visa applications to the UK coming from Ireland. Read more on the different types of IELTS in our article

    Which test center in Ireland is the best to take the IELTS exam?

    There is no "best test center" in Ireland , all of them are equally good. The IELTS test is a standardized test that is conducted in exactly the same way on different locations. So, it doesn't really matter which test center you will go, you will always get the same high quality experience. Go directly to test centers in Ireland to find a test centers that is most convenient for you.

    When will IELTS exams start in Ireland?

    IELTS exams in Ireland are conducted through the whole year. You can find all dates for IELTS exams in Ireland on the official IELTS registration website .

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