About RCSI

Founded as the national training body for surgery in Ireland, RCSI has been at the forefront of healthcare education since its establishment in 1784.

Today, we are an innovative, world-leading international health sciences university and research institution offering education and training at Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Professional level.

Our Faculties

Medicine students

Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

Our largest faculty, the RCSI Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences delivers education and training across the healthcare spectrum through our Schools of Medicine; Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences; Physiotherapy; Nursing & Midwifery; and Postgraduate Studies, and the Graduate School of Healthcare Management.

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Educational excellence

RCSI has a long-standing tradition of educational excellence and pioneering new approaches in health sciences education. Our three recognised centres of excellence in applied educational research and best practice are driving real advances in teaching innovation and curriculum design.