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Master of Surgery (by module)

Surgery and medicine

Entry requirements

To be considered eligible for the programme, you must:

  • MB BAO BCh holder (or equivalent level 8 undergraduate medical degree) * Recognised by the World Health Organisation 

Due to the academic time commitments of the full-time programme we strongly advise those in full-time employment to pursue the part-time programme

English language proficiency

Candidates must have one of the following:

  1. Third level education through English 
  2. At least one year of full time postgraduate clinical practice 
  3. IELTS >6.5 (or equivalent) achieved in all sections (Reading, Writing, and Oral) or equivalent must be submitted.  Read more about minimum English language requirements here.
  4. Exempt if complete undergraduate or postgraduate studies full time in the medium of the English language (three or more years, cumulatively).


As part of the application process you are required to submit the following supporting documentation:

Full CV – that includes the following:

  • Employment information - Job title/ Level / Location
  • Academic history - Have you taken MRCS Part A or B, if yes - please provide Institution name, Result and date taken
  • Research  - Have you published research yes / no - please provide reference

  1. Copy of passport
  2. Copy of educational transcripts
  3. Proof of sponsorship (where applicable)
  4. Evidence of English language qualification* (where applicable)
  5. A 300 word response to the question “How do you perceive this programme will enhance your career”.  Please note that all responses will be screened for AI generated content.