Discover the flexible and innovative programmes on offer at Postgraduate level in RCSI, where you can expect:

  • Excellent opportunities to develop as a leader in your chosen field
  • A collaborative community of clinicians and researchers
  • World-class study and research facilities


Focused on health sciences

Exclusively focused on healthcare with over two centuries of heritage in healthcare education.

Thought leaders

Home to leading healthcare institutes that provide us with a view of the educational needs of healthcare professionals.

Lifelong learning

The only institution in Ireland offering lifelong education in healthcare; from Undergraduate to Postgraduate to CPD.

Flexible, blended approach

Course content and structure that responds to the life commitments of busy healthcare professionals.

Taught courses

Introducing the Physician Associates Studies programme at RCSI

Learn to lead in healthcare with one of our Taught Postgraduate courses.

Offered from Certificate to Masters level, our multi-disciplinary programmes are as diverse as your career goals.

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Postgraduate research

Why complete your PhD at RCSI

Our research aims to solve the greatest challenges of healthcare.

Join RCSI at PhD, MD, MSc or MCh level and help drive our research for the benefit of patients.

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RCSI Online

Discover our range of online programmes tailored to elevate your career in healthcare. These prestigious programmes are engaging and interactive and offer a learning experience that is centred on the learner – tailored to support your career as a healthcare professional.

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Developing healthcare leaders

Emily Rutherford

"Though my work is completely laboratory-based, it has translational relevance for clinical practice, and I am co-supervised by a scientist and a clinician ..."