Applicants should have successfully completed an undergraduate degree in healthcare (pharmacy or medicine) or a primary degree programme (minimum of a 2.1 honours or equivalent) in a biological, chemical or mathematical/statistical 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/statistical science (including computer science) and with industrial experience will be considered.
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; however, 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 2021.
Please note: Candidates can be in full-time employment while completing the two-year part-time programme as part of the flexible and blended learning approach.