To be considered eligible for the programme, you must:
- Hold the degree of MB/BAO/BCh or equivalent medical degree, plus a minimum of a one-year internship.
- Be eligible for full registration with the Irish Medical Council.
- Have an RCSI supervisor with whom you have agreed the topic of your thesis and the logistical details for your candidature (e.g. start date, location for initial research training etc.).
You will also need to supply a copy of an academic IELTS examination, or equivalent (for candidates whose first language is not English). Read more about minimum English language requirements here.