Surgical science students

Surgical Science and Practice

Surgery and medicine

Your future

The overall aim of this programme is to prepare you for commencing surgical training in the clinical environment at a more advanced level, with documented and verifiable knowledge, skills and behaviours which will accelerate your training and contribute to enhanced patient safety.

This programme will help you become more competitive for entry to surgical training anywhere in the world.

Read about the experiences of some of our alumni below to learn more about the programme. 

Phrmpreet Mann

“As an RCSI alumnus, I have found that the core knowledge, clinical competencies, and non-technical skills aspect of the MSSP syllabus perfectly complements my undergraduate teachings.”

Midhun Mathew

"The course rightly pushes me to approach surgery in a more evidence-based style, which has only added to my core clinical and surgical knowledge from medical school."

"As a RCSI Bahrain graduate with a firm interest in surgery, the Masters in Surgical Science and Practice at RCSI Dublin was the natural next step for me to sharpen my skills and build an excellent foundation for my future career as a surgeon."

"Instead of learning by experience from patient-physician interactions, simulation-based training gives the trainees a safer approach with no risk of causing harm."

Bennett Peter

"The repeated practice and feedback that we receive during training provides an opportunity to improve and reflect on our actions and decision-making so as to learn and better ourselves for the real-world experience."

Anisa Nazir

"The programme's hands-on component makes it unique in all aspects, allowing for a safe environment to hone the skills needed to become a competent surgeon."

Siow Jia Cheng

“The Masters in Surgical Science and Practice is a wonderful course for a doctor to gain more knowledge on surgery and expertise in the surgical field.”