Applicants should have successfully completed an undergraduate healthcare (pharmacy or medicine) degree or a primary degree programme (minimum of a 2.1 honours or equivalent) in a biological, chemical or mathematical science (including computer science). In addition, candidates who hold a primary degree, with a second-class grade (H2.2) in a biological, chemical or mathematical science (including computer science) and with industrial experience will be considered.
Suitably qualified applicants will be invited to attend a short online interview prior to any offer of a place on the programme. The purpose of the interview is to determine applicants’ suitability and motivation for undertaking the programme and to provide them with an opportunity to ask questions in relation to the course.
If English is not the applicant’s native language, an English language qualification is required. English language qualifications include a minimum overall score of 6.5 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), as per RCSI requirements. More information about English language requirements for postgraduate study at RCSI.
Students who successfully secure a place on the programme can apply for a student visa. RCSI can provide a visa letter to support an application for a student visa.
Students must liaise with immigration services independently to secure their own visa and ensure they undertake in a timely manner to have their visa secured for commencement of the programme in September 2022.
Candidates can be in full-time employment while completing the one-year full-time or the two-year part-time programme as part of the flexible and blended learning approach.