Fees and sponsorship

We are working hard to ensure that the academic programmes start on time and we are optimistic that this can be achieved.

In the unlikely event that the RCSI programmes start later than originally planned, they will also finish later to ensure that you complete a full academic year.

It is likely that the undergraduate programmes will be delivered using a mixture of face-to-face and online instruction, at least for the first semester. This is to respect current social distancing requirements and ensure the health and safety of all students, staff and patients over the course of your first year studies.

We do not envisage a reduction in the overall tuition fee rate for 2021/22, on the basis of what we have outlined above.

RCSI will refund your tuition fees payment in the following limited circumstances:

  1. If you do not meet the conditions of your offer after final exam results are released, or
  2. If you are unable to travel to Dublin to commence your studies due to ongoing COVID-19-related restrictions which are outside of your control, such as an inability to secure a long stay study visa or an inability to book flights from your home country to Dublin.

For further information, please email admissions@rcsi.ie.

If you can produce evidence of your scholarship status, e.g. an official government scholarship letter or financial guarantee, RCSI will invoice the sponsoring body directly. You will therefore not be required to pay the fees and seek reimbursement from RCSI later.

We advise all students seeking assistance on US Federal Student Aid loan applications to contact Atlantic Bridge, our North American partners.

Please email Madina Ali at Atlantic Bridge at madina.ali@atlanticbridge.com or the Student Fees Department at RCSI at studentfees@rcsi.ie.

If you require additional documentation from RCSI to complete a tuition fees bank loan application, please email admissions@rcsi.ie and quote your student application number.

RCSI does not offer non-EU Medicine scholarships or financial loans at this time.

In these circumstances, you can accept your place without the requirement to make a deposit payment. You must, however, alert RCSI’s admissions office as soon as the scholarship offices re-open.

You are required to submit official documentation, confirming your scholarship status, to the admissions office a minimum of eight weeks prior to registration. Otherwise, you will be required to pay the fees and a refund will be issued as soon as confirmation of your scholarship is received.

Yes, RCSI can provide you with an official letter on RCSI-headed paper confirming your current offer-holder status. Please email your request to admissions@rcsi.ie and quote your RCSI student application number.