Medical Commencement Programme

School of Medicine

Why RCSI Bahrain's Medical Commencement Programme?

RCSI Bahrain's Medical Commencement Programme (MCP) is designed to provide a learning path in English language and basic sciences to those who are interested in pursuing a career in medicine but require some specific additional knowledge. Upon successful completion of this one-year programme, candidates will progress to the Foundation Year stage of the undergraduate medicine programme.

International reputation and history

Founded on over 200 years of educational excellence, RCSI Bahrain continues to build on the foundations established by RCSI in Dublin in 1784.

Academic expertise

A mix of local and international faculty, with a wealth of experience to inspire the next generation of healthcare leaders.

Dedicated focus

Dedicated solely to healthcare education, RCSI Bahrain aims to enhance human health in Bahrain and beyond through endeavour, innovation and collaboration.

Employability and global recognition

The National University of Ireland (NUI) degree awarded to RCSI Bahrain graduates is recognised around the world.

Quality of facilities

High-quality teaching and clinical technologies alongside excellent sports and recreational facilities combines successful academic achievements with a healthy and enjoyable lifestyle.