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Advanced Clinical Practice

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Fees and funding

2024/26 fees: €8,240 (EU & Non EU Fee)

  • Year 1: €4,935
  • Year 2: €3,305

NCHDs working in the HSE full-time may be able to combine Continuous Professional Development Support Scheme (CPD-SS) funding and Training Supports Scheme (TSS) funding to cover up to €5,500 over 2 years of the part-time MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice programme (€2,740 per year).

Prospective candidates can check if you are eligible for this funding by emailing

Payment structure - Part-time

Year 1

 €4,935  Date  Amount
 1st Payment  On acceptance of offer  €1,545
 2nd Payment  September   €2,500
 3rd Payment  January  €890

Year 2

€3,305 Date Amount
1st Payment July €2,500
2nd Payment January €805


Please note

The fee includes all resources, access to our award-winning online learning portal and access to extensive RCSI-only databases.

  • There is a non-refundable online application fee of €100.
  • The fee includes an annual NUI fee of €45.
  • The fee is payable via the above schedule, where relevant.
  • If you have outstanding fees you will not be entitled to receive your grades or be eligible to progress and or graduate (VLE and Library privileges will be withdrawn in these cases).
  • RCSI accepts no obligation to refund any fee, or part thereof, in respect of a student who chooses to withdraw from a programme.
  • If you choose to withdraw from a programme you are liable for full fees owed for the seat on that programme.
  • All NUI parchments are issued in Latin; you will be required to pay an additional fee of €50 to NUI if you wish to have a parchment published in English.  Further information can be found here.
  • Fees are subject to review annually.
  • If you are being sponsored or funded by your employer you should upload a funding confirmation letter in the document upload section on the application portal. A template is available below to download at your convenience.

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