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Master of Surgery


Entry requirements

To be considered eligible for the programme, you must:

  • Hold the degree of MB/BAO/BCh or equivalent medical degree.*
  • Have completed at least one-year of an internship.
  • 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.

* This requirement can also be demonstrated through a defined recognition of prior learning (RPL) process if necessary.

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