Doctor of Philosophy


Entry requirements

To be considered eligible for the programme, you must:

  • Have an upper second class (2.1) honours degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject or;
  • MB/BAO/BCh degrees or;
  • An MSc degree in a relevant subject.
  • 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.

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