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About University of Limerick Partnership
Resting on the River Shannon, the University of Limerick is renowned for innovative teaching, a prestigious music and dance school and top-notch sporting. Known as 'Ireland's Sports Campus,' when you study abroad at UL you can work out at the Sport Arena, watch a soccer match on the outdoor pitch, go kayaking on the shore of Lough Derg, or try to catch a glimpse of the Munster Rugby team while they train on campus!
Academics at University of Limerick Partnership
Looking for specific classes? Explore CHART, our exclusive class database — if the University of Limerick Program is pre-approved at your institution, you’ll find classes recently taken by other IFSA students.
View these Module Guides for the University of Limerick's available courses for Fall or Spring.
4000-level courses are undergraduate courses:
- Codes ending in even numbers indicate spring semester courses
- Codes ending in odd numbers indicate fall semester courses
- Codes ending in 1 and 2 are first year modules (ex: 4***1 and 4***2)
- Codes ending in 3 and 4 are second year modules (ex: 4***3 and 4***4)
- Codes ending in 5 and 6 are third year modules (ex: 4***5 and 4***6)
- Codes ending in 7 and 8 are fourth year modules (ex: 4***7 and 4***8)
5000-level courses and higher are part of a postgraduate degree (Masters or Ph.D.). You are not eligible to take these courses as an undergraduate study abroad student.
At the University of Limerick, a full course load consists of 30 ECTS credits, equivalent to 15 U.S. semester credit hours for a semester.
1 ECTS credit = .5 U.S. semester hours
Please review all your syllabi and course materials when you are registering for classes (both pre-arrival and on-site). Certain classes may have a one-off lab or field trip fee that is disclosed in the syllabus or first meeting of class. You will be responsible for these fees, whether they are billed and paid by IFSA or billed to you.
Courses are restricted to equine majors only, and placements are not guaranteed as preference is given to full-time, degree-seeking students at the University of Limerick. Study abroad students will be able to select from the modules with open places upon arrival on campus.
SPORTS SCIENCE AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Courses are restricted to sports science and physical education majors only ,and placements are not guaranteed as preference is given to full-time, degree-seeking students at the University of Limerick. Study abroad students will be able to select from the modules with openings upon arrival on campus.
JOURNALISM AND COMMUNICATIONS
Due to minimal spaces in modules, journalism and communications courses are not open to study abroad students.
UNIVERSITY OF LIMERICK PRACTICUM
The practicum comprises three key parts, which must be completed by academics, community partners and students together in order to frame the project as a collaborative and collective project between equally valued and alternatively skilled partners. The first part is preparatory and taken prior to the on-site project component; second, there is the project placement with associated practical and academic work; and third, an ex-ante evaluation of the project will be carried out by all partners to the work. For more information, please contact your IFSA program advisor.
After you return to the U.S., IFSA will send an official Butler University transcript to your home university with your coursework converted to the U.S. credit system. You will also have access to an unofficial transcript in your IFSA Student Portal. The transcript reflects courses taken, credits attempted, and grades earned during your term abroad. This service is included in your study abroad program at no additional cost.
Dates and Fees
This program may have supplemental fees. Please check with your IFSA Program Advisor.
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