Undergraduate

Create your own career path with inspiring educators and world-class facilities at RCSI.

At RCSI you can expect:

  • Internationally recognised degrees
  • School Leaver and Graduate Entry routes for all programmes
  • Free Fees Initiative for EU students

Why RCSI?

Founded in 1784 to train surgeons, RCSI is home to Ireland’s largest medical school and one of the most international medical schools in the world. We are the only specialist health sciences higher education institution in Ireland and offer Undergraduate degree programmes in Medicine, Pharmacy and Physiotherapy.

Single focus on health education

Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research students pursuing excellence in health sciences

Quality education

Learn from world-renowned health practitioners and researchers and obtain an internationally-recognised degree

First-class facilities

Europe’s largest clinical simulation facility, our unique health sciences library and new sporting facilities

Courses

Whether you are a School Leaver, Mature or Graduate entrant, our internationally recognised, and National University of Ireland-accredited, degree programmes give you the best possible start to your professional life.

Medicine

Duration: 5/6 years

Qualification: MB, BCh, BAO (Hons)

EU CAO code: RC001

As one of the most international medical schools in the world, RCSI is a progressive and innovative environment. Learn on-campus in ultra-modern facilities and get extensive training in clinical settings.

Our modern curriculum has a strong focus on early patient contact and offers excellent opportunities in research and overseas electives. RCSI is also part of the Free Fees Initiative for eligible EU students.

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Graduate Entry Medicine

Duration: 4 years

Qualification: MB, BCh, BAO (Hons)

EU CAO code: RC101

As the first Irish medical school to introduce a graduate entry medicine programme, RCSI is an ideal place to continue your studies. Learn skills in state-of-the-art facilities and gain extensive training in clinical settings.

Our modern curriculum has a strong focus on early patient contact and offers excellent career opportunities in a range of fields post-graduation.

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Pharmacy

Duration: 5 years

Qualification: BSc (Hons), MPharm

EU CAO code: RC005

Combining on-campus teaching with clinical experience and dynamic research opportunities, the RCSI Pharmacy programme is your passport to a range of exciting and varied career pathways.

Avail of structured work placements from your very first year, and experience life abroad through exchanges with RCSI partner institutions. RCSI is also part of the Free Fees Initiative for eligible EU students.

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Physiotherapy

Duration: 3/4 years

Qualification: BSc Physiotherapy (Hons)

EU CAO code: RC004

Study physiotherapy in a multidisciplinary healthcare environment alongside an international student body. Over 30% of your course takes place in a clinical setting, giving you an early insight into the types of professional settings you will ultimately work in.

From lectures, seminars and tutorials to practical workshops, case presentations and discussions, expect a wide variety of teaching methods. RCSI is also part of the Free Fees Initiative for eligible EU students.

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Student life

There is more to life in RCSI than placements and study. Get ready for an action-packed social life filled with events, clubs, sports and making friends from every corner of the globe.

Meet RCSI

Undergraduate Open Day

Attend our Open Day and discover our campus for yourself. Ask real students what life is like at RCSI.

Meet RCSI off campus

Not in Dublin? Not a problem. We travel throughout Ireland and the world so you can learn more about RCSI.

Book a campus tour

Campus tours are available each week for prospective undergraduate students. Make a booking enquiry today.

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Application information

From admissions policies to scholarships and student finance, take a look at this essential information before you apply.

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