November Conferring Ceremony – 22 November

  • Date: 22 November 2023
  • Time: 09:00 - 17:00
  • Category: Alumni,  Conferrings 
  • Location: RCSI Dublin 123 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2

The Conferring Ceremony for Primary Healthcare and Postgraduate Academic Programmes, will take place on the 22 November 2023 in RCSI.

The schedule will be confirmed in due course.

Conferring I

11.00am Primary Healthcare Conferring Ceremony

School of Medicine

  • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Obstetrics (MB, BCh, BAO), LRCP&S

School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences

  • Certificate in Pharmaceutical Studies
  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Studies
  • BSc (Ordinary) Pharmaceutical Healthcare
  • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Pharmacy

School of Physiotherapy

  • Honours Degree of Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Physiotherapy

Conferring II

15.00 Postgraduate Academic Award Ceremony


  • Postgraduate Certificate in Health Professions Education
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Health Professions Education

School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences

  • Degree of Master of Pharmacy (MPharm)
  • MSc in Technologies and Analytics in Precision Medicine
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Technologies and Analytics in Precision Medicine

School of Postgraduate Studies

  • Degree of Master of Science (MSc) by research
  • Degree of Doctor of Medicine (MD)
  • Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Academic dress

All graduates must pre-book robes with the official robe-makers, Phelan Conan Limited. Robes may be pre-booked on line at phelanconan.com. The pre-paid hire fee is €45 or pay on the day hire fee is €50.

Due to the implementation of a personal 3D secure password during the credit card payment process online, Phelan Conan Ltd staff are no longer able to take bookings over the phone. This has been created to protect your online payments and if you don’t already have a 3D secure password you can activate it by following the simple instructions during the booking process. If you experience any further problems with 3D secure process, please contact your bank.

Robes can be collected from outside the Desmond Auditorium, Level -1, RCSI, 26 York Street on Friday, 17 November between 4pm and 7pm. If not collected on this date they can also be collected on your conferring day in the Forum, Convention Centre Dublin.

Cash will not be accepted. All gowns must be returned to Phelan Conan as soon as possible after the conclusion of the ceremony.


Lafayette Photographers will be located onsite throughout the Conferrings to take professional individual and family portraits. Please visit their website to pre-book now. Pre-booking is highly recommended for your photography session.

Order of proceedings

Graduands are invited to register 1 hour 30 minutes prior to their Conferring Ceremony.

At registration graduands will be provided with a seat number which signifies the order in which they will be called to the platform to receive their parchments. It is extremely important that graduands sit in the correct allocated seat to ensure they receive the correct parchment.

Graduands and guests are asked to take their seats no later than 30 minutes prior to the ceremony commences.

Live stream

A live stream of the event will be available for friends and family to watch around the world. The stream will be available on the RCSI website at both 11am and 3pm (Irish Standard Time).


Please contact conferrings@rcsi.ie.

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